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People stop to look at the illuminated cloisters of Lacock Abbey, part of a new installation called "Into the Light." The historic abbey, used to film scenes in the Harry Potter movies, will for two weeks be the site of illuminations and special-effects lighting set up by the National Trust.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

A model works during look rehearsals for the C'est show at Fashion Week. Look rehearsals are used to prepare the styling of the models for the fashion shows.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JENS KALAENE / AFP/Getty Images

A staff member holds butterflies at The Glasshouse at Wisley Gardens. Rare and exotic butterflies have been placed in the facility for visitors to enjoy until Feb.24.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

Members of the media talk to artist Paul Emsley, center right, in front of his newly commissioned painting of the Duchess of Cambridge, on display at the National Portrait Gallery.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sang Tan / Associated Press

A man puts candles in front of the Kurdish Institute, adding to a makeshift memorial a day after three female Kurdish activists were shot and killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP/Getty Images

The date is written in freshly fallen snow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MATTHIAS BEIN / AFP/Getty Images

Female tour guides dressed in traditional kimonos smile as they visit the Meiji Shrine to attend a purification ceremony to celebrate Coming of Age Day. Young people turning 20 are officially recognized as adults in Japan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO / AFP/Getty Images

A dust storm ahead of a cyclone approaches the western Australian coast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRETT MARTIN / AFP/Getty Images

Bratislav Jovanovic, 43, enters a tomb he uses as shelter during the winter. Jovanovic has been homeless for nearly 20 years, since his house was burned down in a fire, and has lived in the tomb for the last 15 years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SASA DJORDJEVIC / Associated Press

Indian Border Security Force troops patrol along the border with Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP/Getty Images

Sunni protesters against the Shiite-dominated government of Prime Minister Nouri Maliki chant slogans during a demonstration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED JALIL / EPA

Demonstrators hold banners and candles during a protest to condemn deadly bombings in Quetta.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Anchorage Fire Department Engineer Pat O'Shea carries a cat rescued from a burned apartment building.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News

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Pictures in the News | January 11, 2013

Friday’s Pictures in the News feature begins in Britain, where people stop to look at the illuminated cloisters at Lacock Abbey, part of a new installation called “Into the Light.”  The historic abbey,  which was used to film scenes in the Harry Potter movies, will be seen in a new light for two weeks, thanks to illuminations and special-effects lighting set up by the National Trust.

Elsewhere, a model prepares for Fashion Week in Berlin and a man places memorial candles in front of the Kurdish Institute in Paris, a day after three Kurdish activists were shot and killed.

In Serbia, a homeless man enters a tomb that he has used as shelter during winter for the last 15 years.

Also, a photo shows a red dust storm approaching the western Australian coast; Iraqi protesters chant slogans during a demonstration in Fallujah; and Pakistanis hold banners and candles during a protest to condemn deadly bombings in Quetta.

Add stops in Japan, India and Alaska to round out the report.

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