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A supporter of telecommunications company Uninor participates in a demonstration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANINDITO MUKHERJEE / EPA

A huge wave breaks over rocks in A Coruna, in Galicia. Strong winds prompted authorities to declare a red alert at sea and yellow on land. Fishing activity came to a halt as ships remained moored in port due to the weather bad conditions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CABALAR / EPA

Members of Bankrupting America, dressed as a mind reader and a clown, hand out "resumes" in front of the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to make fun of a Wednesday hearing about a General Services Administration spending scandal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alex Wong / Getty Images

A European shorthair cat plays with its booty in a garden in Berlin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WOLFGANG KUMM / AFP / Getty Images

Visitors peruse the Acropolis Museum. Free entrance was granted to all visitors of Greek museums and archaeological sites in celebration of UNESCO World Heritage Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS / EPA

A man takes photographs of the light installation "Dancing Water" shown at the Palmengarten as part of the Luminale 2012 festival. The Luminale, dubbed the "Biennale of Light Culture," is held every two years. Some 175 light sculptures and illumination projects are seen in the greater Frankfurt region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CRISTINA VAZQUEZ / EPA

A man leaves a ceremony to mark the 100-day countdown to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. The event was held at the Beijing sports complex known as the Bird's Nest, site of some events in the 2008 Summer Olympics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Feng Li / Getty Images

Paralympic athlete Heinrich Popow races in a symbolic 100 meter race at the Brandenburg Gate. The event was part of an international countdown to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WOLFGANG†KUMM / EPA

Activists from the environment action group Greenpeace, wearing suits bearing the colors and pattern of the endangered Sumatran tiger, gather in a compound of Indonesia's Forest Ministry in Jakarta in a symbolic protest for "homeless Sumatran tigers."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMEO GACAD / AFP / Getty Images

Girls from the Abu Shouk camp for Internal Displaced People in North Darfur celebrate the opening of 10 new classrooms.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN / AFP / Getty Images

Rescuers work at the site of a collapsed factory. A three-story blanket factory buckled on Sunday while night-shift workers were inside. Estimates for how many may still be trapped have ranged from a dozen to more than 100.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Channi Anand / Associated Press

Commuters ride on the engine of an overcrowded local train. Train services were disrupted following a midnight fire in a signal cabin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajanish Kakade / Associated Press

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in India. A supporter of telecommunications company Uninor, his face painted, participates in a demonstration in New Delhi. In Jalandhar, rescue workers continued searching for people buried Sunday night when a three-story blanket factory buckled while night-shift workers were inside.

Stateside, members of Bankrupting America, dressed as a clown and a mind reader, hand out “resumes” in front of the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to make fun of a Wednesday hearing about a General Services Administration spending scandal.

In Jakarta, Indonesia, activists from the environment action group Greenpeace, wearing suits bearing the colors and pattern of the endangered Sumatran tiger, gather in a sprawling Forest Ministry compound in a symbolic protest for the “homeless Sumatran tigers.” In Sudan, girls from the Abu Shouk camp for Internal Displaced People celebrate the opening of 10 new classrooms. And in northwestern Spain, high winds and monster waves bring fishing activity to a halt as ships remain moored in port.

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