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An Egyptian woman prays in front of Egyptian security as they lay out barbed wire along streets leading to the Itihadiya presidential palace in the neighborhood of Heliopolis in Cairo. Opponents of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi were to march on the Itihadiya presidential palace to protest his power grab and a controversial draft charter as the country plunged deeper into crisis.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: - / AFP

Supporters chant as they raise their arms after Kenya's prime minister, vice president and trade minister among others announced a powerful alliance as running mates in upcoming Kenyan presidential elections due in March. Kenya's Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka along with Wetangula and leaders of 10 other smaller parties, signed an agreement in front of thousands of supporters to form the Coalition for Reform and Democracy (CORD) party, which rivals another coalition between Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta with opposition politician William Ruto, both of whom face indictments at the Hague-based International Criminal Court.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TONY KARUMBA / AFP

Navy Corpsman HM1 Patrick B. Quill hugs his 2-year-old son, Zach, during ceremonies at the 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion where he and Marine Staff Sgt. Frankie J. Shinhost, left, and Major James T. Rose, right, each received the Silver Star on Monday at Camp Pendleton in Oceanside.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Pakistani security officials examine the site of a suicide car bomb attack on a police station outside the restive town of Bannu. A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into a checkpoint outside a police station in northwestern Pakistan, wounding six people, police said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARIM ULLAH / AFP

An Afghan amputee waits for the doctor at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) hospital for war victims and the disabled in Mazar-i Sharif. The ICRC Orthopaedic Project, which began in 1988 in Kabul, now has seven centers in various Afghan provinces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: QAIS USYAN / AFP

Bangladesh'’s largest Islamic party Jamaat-e-Islami activists block a road with burning tires during a nationwide strike on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The opposition Jamaat-e-Islami party called the strike to demand that authorities halt trials of its top leaders on charges of crimes against humanity during the 1971 independence war against Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Associated Press

A man wearing a Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, mask is escorted away by a police officer from the King Edward VII Private Hospital. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, spent her first night in the hospital after Monday's announcement of her pregnancy and the fact that she was suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, or acute morning sickness.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Jackson / Getty Images

Farmers from Brazil's northeast hold up oxen skulls, representing animals killed by the drought, outside Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia. Brazilian farmers affected by the drought are asking the president to pardon their government bank debts.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eraldo Peres / Associated Press

Workers fix electrical power lines during preparations for the Maha Kumbh festival on the banks of the River Ganges. Millions of Hindu pilgrims are expected to take part in the large religious congregation on the banks of Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, during the festival in January 2013, which occurs every 12th year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

Uniformed and plainclothes police officers stand outside a New York subway station after a man was killed after falling into the path of a train on Monday. Transit officials say police are investigating whether he could have been pushed onto the tracks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Lennihan / Associated Press

A rainbow is seen as two people walk in San Sebastian, Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAVIER ETXEZARRETA / EFE

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