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Kashmiri Muslims bow in supplication as the head cleric displays the holy relic -- believed to be hair from the beard of the Prophet Muhammad -- during the Islamic festival celebrating Muhammad's birthday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPA

Muslim pilgrims fill a boat headed to the Hazratbal shrine for the festival celebrating the Prophet Muhammad's birthday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPA

A medical student arrives with a less-than-lively passenger for a carnival marking Students Day in Stavropol.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIL SEMYONOV / AFP / Getty Images

Matt Gone welcomes guests at Expotattoo Venezuela 2013.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUAN BARRETO / AFP / Getty Images

Jon Eigenheer sports a spiked mohawk during the men's snowboard superpipe competition at the Winter X Games.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Ontiveroz / Denver Post

Ice crystals form a frosty fuzz on a barbed-wire fence, to be melted away by the rising sun.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOCHEN LUEBKE / EPA

Mist obscures ancient temples in the sunrise in central Myanmar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khin Maung Win / Associated Press

Protesters perform a street play to dramatize their demand for retribution for a massive fire at a garment factory in Savar on Nov. 24 that killed 112 workers.Some who escaped said they found exits locked and were told to go back to work when the fire alarm went off. Protesters want punishment for the factory's owners and compensation for the victims' families, dozens of which did not even have a body to bury because their loved ones' remains were burned beyond recognition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A.M. Ahad / Associated Press

A farmer carries a bundle of freshly harvested tobacco leaves through a field on a plantation in western Cuba.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrey Rudakov / Bloomberg

While Malian and French forces battle Islamist rebels who've taken over much of northern Mali, field hands harvest sugar cane in the early morning outside Niono, in the south.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPA

Britain's Andy Murray serves against Switzerland's Roger Federer in their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis tournament. Murray needed four hours and five sets to defeat Federer and will now face Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANAN VATSYAYANA / AFP / Getty Images

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Pictures in the News | January 25, 2013

Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in India, where Kashmiri Muslims celebrate the Islamic festival of Eid-e-Milad, the prophet Muhammad’s birthday, in Srinagar. Thousands thronged the Hazratbal shrine, which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Muhammad.

Bangladeshi activists perform a street play during a protest demanding punishment for the owner of a garment factory that burned in November, killing 112 workers. Protesters also want compensation for the victims’ families, dozens of which did not even have a body to bury because their loved ones’ remains were burned beyond recognition.

Britain’s Andy Murray outlasted Switzerland’s Roger Federer during their men’s singles semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Elsewhere, a medical student takes part in carnival to mark Students Day in the southern Russian city of Stavropol; Matt Gone poses before the opening of the Expotattoo Venezuela 2013 in Caracas; and barbed wire is covered with ice crystals silhouetted against the rising sun in Hanover, Germany.

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