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A couple walks past a Chinese sculpture at the 798 Art Complex. Global art auction sales surged to a record $11.5 billion last year despite the weak world economy, with China cementing its spot as the top market.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images

A demonstrator clashes with a Banco Popular employee after breaking the windows of the bank during a protest against education cuts in Spain. Students across the country staged sit-ins and noisy demonstrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lluis Gene / AFP / Getty Images

Demonstrators rally against the Spanish government as part of a nationwide day of protests against cuts in education spending as Spain endures austerity and the prospect of recession.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated Press

Damage is seen early Wednesday morning in the town of Harveyville in Wabaunsee County after an apparent tornado passed through the town.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mathew Fowler / Emporia Gazette

A police officer checks forms of unemployed Indian women crowding the Employment Exchange Office. The state government office offers job placement to the registered unemployed applicants when positions become available.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

An Afghan police officer stands guard as a pile of narcotics is set alight by officials on the outskirts of Herat. Opium production in Asia is set to rise, the International Narcotics Control Board warned in its annual report.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aref Karimi / AFP / Getty Images

An elderly Romanian man tries to sell flowers as part of widespread custom of offering flowers on March 1 to celebrate the arrival of spring.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

A piccolo player takes part in a parade on the third day of traditional carnival in Basel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Georgios Kefalas / European Pressphoto Agency

An Indian child sits on metal rods outside her home in a slum area in Mumbai. Millions of children are growing up in squalid urban areas that often lack water, electricity and health care, the United Nations Children's Fund said Tuesday. UNICEF urged policymakers to ensure urban planning meets the needs of children.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajanish Kakade / Associated Press

A relative is comforted by other mourners at the funeral for Nazir Ahmad Sheikh, who died in custody while facing charges of kidnapping and rape.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated Press

A man holds a baby turtle before releasing it into the sea in a campaign to save sea turtles on Lampuuk beach. The turtles have long been poached in Indonesia for their meat, fat, shells and eggs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heri Juanda / Associated Press

South Koreans in traditional costumes celebrate March First Independence Movement Day, the anniversary of the 1919 uprising against Japanese colonial rule.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | February 29, 2012

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Pictures in the News | February 29, 2012

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Beijing, where a couple walk past a Chinese sculpture.  Global art auction sales surged to a record in 2011, with China leading the way.

Demonstrators in Spain held banners as they shouted against the government during a nationwide day of rallies protesting against cuts in education spending.

Severe weather in Wabaunsee County, Kan., left a large debris field after an apparent tornado passed through the area. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback declared a state of emergency late Tuesday after an apparent tornado struck Harveyville, part of a powerful storm system that pounded the state’s midsection.

Elsewhere, an Afghan police officer stands guard as a pile of narcotics is set alight by officials on the outskirts of Herat; baby sea turtles are released into the sea in a campaign to save them on Lampuuk beach in Indonesia; and South Koreans wearing traditional costumes carry torches during a ceremony to celebrate the anniversary of an 1919 uprising against Japanese colonial rule, in Cheonan, south of Seoul.

Add stops in Romania, Switzerland and India to round out the report.

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