Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi waves at her supporters from her car as she leaves after a brief visit to the headquarters of her National League for Democracy Party. Suu Kyi claimed victory Monday in Myanmar's historic by-election, saying she hoped it would mark the beginning of a new era for the long-repressed country.
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Greenpeace activists wearing protective suits in kayaks and holding placards reading "Mexican Rivers. Toxic Rivers. Greenpeace" to mark World Water Day near the Salto de Juanacatlan waterfall on the Santiago River. Activists demand that the Mexican authorities clean up Mexico's waterways.
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Russian investigators and rescue workers at the site of an ATR-72 airliner crash outside Tyumen in western Siberia. Reports state that more than 30 people were killed when the Russian plane carrying 43 people crashed and caught fire shortly after takeoff from Tyumen in central Siberia on Monday, media reports quoting the government said.
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Sara Jones, widow of Col. "H" Jones, views his name at the National Memorial Arboretum after a service for the 30th anniversary of the start of the Falklands War. In the battle for the South Atlantic islands, 255 British and 650 Argentine troops die.
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A jewelry industry worker shouts anti-government slogans as he urges the government to roll back a spate of taxes introduced on jewelry products, including higher excise duties, at a rally.
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Pictures in the News | April 2, 2012
Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Mayanmar, where pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi waves at her supporters from her car as she leaves the headquarters of her National League for Democracy Party in Yangon. Suu Kyi claimed victory Monday in Myanmar’s historic by-election, saying she hoped it would mark the beginning of a new era for the long-repressed country.
Greenpeace activists wearing protective suits and gas masks sit in kayaks holding placards reading “Mexican Rivers – Toxic Rivers” to mark World Water Day near the Salto de Juanacatlan waterfall on the Santiago River. Activists demand that Mexican authorities clean up Mexico’s waterways.
Elsewhere, jewelry industry workers in India protest as the government rolls back a spate of taxes introduced on jewelry products including higher excise duties during a rally in Mumbai; Russian investigators and rescue workers survey the scene of an airliner crash in western Siberia; and today is the 30th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict, which saw 255 British and 650 Argentine troops die in the battle for the South Atlantic islands.
Add stops in Syria, Spain, Georgia and South Korea to round out the report.
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