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Thousands of striking miners singing and carrying sticks march on on the Lonmin Marikana mine, as workers accused police of shooting their colleagues in cold blood during a crackdown that killed 34. Armored police trucks and two police helicopters kept watch as around 3,000 miners arrived at the entrance to the mine owned by the world's No. 3 platinum producer, Lomin, where a deadly strike has killed 44 people

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER JOE / AFP / Getty Images

Marcel Hug of Switzerland competes in the Men's 800-meters on Day 7 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julian Finney / Getty Images

Competitors wearing Spider Man costumes lift a race model up before the start of the Cannonball 2000 annual car race. Fifty high-performance cars will race from London to Milan, Italy, and back via Barcelona, Spain; Monte Carlo and Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, left, receives flowers from Thai Muslim women during a visit. Security was tight during the prime minister's visit to the south, where a complex insurgency has plagued the area near the border with Malaysia since 2004, claiming thousands of lives, both Buddhist and Muslim.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MADAREE TOHLALA / AFP / Getty Images

A teju lizard sits in the grass during a pet fair. The annual pet fair with more than 90 exhibitors takes place this weekend.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANZISKA KOARK / AFP / Getty Images

An Afghan villager is processed for biodata by a soldier from U.S. Army's 3rd Platoon, Delta Company during a patrol in Kandahar. NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen shared his "deep concerns" over the rising number of insider attacks on NATO troops with Afghan President Hamid Karzai. There have been more than 30 such attacks so far in 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TONY KARUMBA / AFP / Getty Images

This image taken from video filmed by an independent cameraman shows Syrian men throwing buckets of water toward a burning building in Myasar neighborhood. Government jets bombed the residential area of Myasar, reducing many of its buildings to rubble and causing a huge fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Indian policemen detain a Tibetan exile shouting slogans during a protest against the visit of Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie. The defense ministers of India and China agreed Tuesday to resume joint military exercises frozen two years ago, signaling a thaw between the Asian giants even as regional relations are tense over the disputed South China Sea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Saurabh Das / Associated Press

Steve Chavez drinks water from his backpack after fighting a brush fire near Adobe Road. In Northern California, several fires broke out, including one in Colusa County north of Sacramento that had surged to 1,000 acres and forced the closure of Highway 16.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kent Porter / The Press Democrat

Israeli military cadets check their gear during training in a forest at training grounds in northern Israel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ariel Schalit / Associated Press

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in South Africa, where thousands of striking miners singing and carrying sticks march on on the Lonmin Marikana mine.  Armored police trucks and helicopters kept watch as around 3,000 miners arrived at the entrance to the mine owned by the world’s No. 3 platinum producer, Lomin, where a deadly strike has killed 44 people, including 34 gunned down by officers in the worst episode of police violence since the end of apartheid.

An image from Syria shows  men throwing buckets of water toward a burning building in Aleppo. Government jets bombed the residential area, reducing many of its buildings to rubble.

Also in the news, Indian policemen detain a Tibetan exile shouting slogans during a protest against the visit of Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie in New Delhi; Israeli military cadets check their gear during training in a forest at the Elyakim training grounds in northern Israel; and competitors wearing Spider Man costumes get into the spirit of the event prior to the start of the  Cannonball 2000 annual car race in London.

Add stops in Thailand, Germany and California to round out the report.

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