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Britain's Prince Charles, the prince of Wales, fires a paintball gun as he meets personnel from the 1st Battalion The Welsh Guards during a visit to their barracks to mark St David's Day, the national day for Wales.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Parsons / Pool

Members of the prestigious "In and Out Club," one of the oldest and most exclusive clubs in London, march around St James's Square during the club's 150th birthday celebration. Patrons of the club, whose official title is the Naval and Military Club before marching with the Band of the Royal Logistics Corps to be greeted by the duke of Edinburgh, and retiring for lunch inside the club.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

A participant competes in the U.N.-sponsored Gaza marathon. According to UNWRA, nearly 2,000 runners -- Palestinians, foreigners and children -- took part in the Gaza Strip running events.


A Syrian man carries bread from a bakery as he walks in the snow. Syrian rebels were still holding out more than 24 hours into a ground assault by regime forces against the Homs neighborhood of Baba Amr, a human rights group and an activist said.


Luna, a black Lab mix, frolics in the snow. New Hampshire is expected to receive about a foot of snow from a winter storm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Krupa / Associated Press

A couple sit among daffodils in St James's Park. After a recent cold snap, Britain is expected to see a short period of unseasonably mild weather following one of the driest Februarys on record, according to the Met Office.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images Europe

View of a huge powder smoke cloud and the trail of fireworks in front of the Town Hall at the start of the Fallas Festival 2012.


Indonesian veterinarian Yenni Saraswati, top center, of the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program examines the condition of an injured orangutan found by environmental activists at a palm oil plantation in Aceh province. Indonesia has lost half of its rain forests in the last half century, putting the remaining 50,000 to 60,000 orangutans that live in scattered, degraded forests in frequent, and often deadly, conflict with humans.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binsar Bakkara / Associated Press

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