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Workers from the Spanish airline Iberia protest against job cuts at Barajas Airport. Today is the last day of a planned five-day strike held by Iberia workers in response to a proposal to cut 3,800 jobs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez / Getty Images

A person walks by an iced-over fountain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP / Getty Images

A woman takes refuge from flooding.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Petros Giannakouris / Associated Press

Members of the Szeged Contemporary Dance Company perform.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP / Getty Images

A Palestinian holds a banner during a rally to show solidarity with prisoners on a hunger strike in Israeli jails.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nasser Shiyoukhi / Associated Press

A riot policeman holds a tear-gas weapon as Israeli forces watch Palestinians leaving the Damascus Gate area in East Jerusalem after Friday prayers in al-Aqsa Mosque.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPA

Pakistani children hold candles at the site of a bombing last weekend that killed at least 65 people and injured about 175.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arshad Butt / Associated Press

Nepalese Hindu devotees prepare to participate in the Madhav Narayan Festival on the outskirts of Katmandu.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

Actors perform a waist drum dance to herald the upcoming Lantern Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liu Xiao / Associated Press

Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration outside the Japanese embassy. The governments of South Korea and Japan are locked in a dispute over ownership of some islands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEON HEON-KYUN / EPA

Myanmar laborers carry baskets loaded with gravel as they work at a jetty on the Yangon River.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LYNN BO BO / EPA

Former Coach Phil Jackson speaks during a memorial service for late Lakers owner Jerry Buss at Nokia Theatre.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Lakers fan Milly Heak wipes away tears before attending a memorial service for late Lakers owner Jerry Buss at the Nokia Theater.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Actor Andy Garcia and former Lakers player James Worthy arrive with their spouses for a memorial service for Lakers owner Jerry Buss.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Investigators work the scene in Long Beach where a man suspected of stealing a white BMW was killed by police after allegedly producing a weapon at the end of a pursuit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius appears at the Magistrate Court in Pretoria for a bail hearing. He is charged with murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER JOE / AFP

Wounded Syrians sit together after a powerful car bomb exploded near the headquarters of Syria's ruling Baath party in the center of Damascus. The blast sent thick smoke billowing across the capital's skyline and all roads in the area were quickly sealed off, an AFP correspondent said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: - / AFP

Snow falls on the burned-out remains of JJ's at the Country Club Plaza shopping district. A Missouri Gas Energy official said a subcontractor working for a cable company hit a natural gas line with an underground borer more than an hour before Tuesday's explosion.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Orlin Wagner / Associated Press

Indian yoga participants preform exercises during the inaugural session of the World Yoga Conference. The three-day event will host more than 300 delegates from different countries.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRDEL / AFP

Dave Patterson tinkers with a model train as enthusiasts gather for the Model Rail Scotland exhibition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images Europe

Four U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets drop down from the clouds Wednesday as they prepare to land at Naval Air Station Key West.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAREN BLEIER / AFP

An Indian driver stands among dozens of auto-rickshaws parked during a nationwide strike called by trade unions, which are protesting rising prices and government policies to open the economy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

Fresh morning snow covers a classic car in Lebec, near Lake Castaic.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A demonstrator is pushed along by an advancing line of riot police during a 24-hour general strike called by leading unions to protest the Greek government's continuing austerity measures ahead of an audit by international creditors. The strike disrupted airline schedules, ferries and hospital services.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIS MESSINIS / AFP / Getty Images

Judges and prosecutors across Spain walked out on strike Wednesday to protest budget cuts that they claim have increased their workload and crippled the judicial system.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emilio Morenatti / Associated Press

A mother-to-be has her belly painted at the Nine Months Fair, which offers new and prospective parents information about pregnancy and having a baby.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBIN UTRECHT / EPA

A flash mob performs an improvised version of the Harlem Shake in front of the Berlin Cathedral, defiantly braving sub-zero temperatures gripping the region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP / Getty Images

Ukrainian lawmakers huddle on the parliament floor after proceedings were brought to a halt by opposition members protesting the practice of absentee voting in parliament, which can result in more votes being cast than there are delegates present.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPA

Ethnic Albanian children look out the window of their home in the southern part of the ethnically divided town of Mitrovica. European Union-brokered talks between the prime ministers of Serbia and Kosovo -- thought to be tackling the sensitive issue of the ethnic Serbian minority living in northern Kosovo -- were due to resume Wednesday in Brussels.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VALDRIN XHEMAJ / EPA

A Hindu holy man looks on near the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. Dozens of holy men live around the temple devoting their life to Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP / Getty Images

Kashmiris light candles as a three-day strike began in Indian-controlled Kashmir to protest the secret execution and burial by government officials of a Kashmiri man this month in New Delhi. Mohammed Afzal Guru had been convicted of involvement in a 2001 attack on India’s Parliament.The protesters were demanding the return of Guru's remains.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mukhtar Khan / Associated Press

Actor James Franco poses for a photograph with a fan as he arrives for the Japanese premiere "Oz the Great and Powerful."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

Japanese plum blossoms are shrouded in fresh snow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EVERETT KENNEDY BROWN / EPA

A sedated Asiatic black bear, also known as a moon bear, receives a checkup from veterinarians after its arrival with two other moon bears from Xiangjiang Safari Park in China as part of an animal exchange program. The new additions will join Singapore's famous Night Safari attraction when their quarantine ends in early March.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEPHEN MORRISON / EPA

Macedonian cross-country skier Sote Andreeski leads competitors in a 10-kilometer qualifying race at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIERRE TEYSSOT / AFP / Getty Images

A Santa Ana police officer walks by a deceased body at the McFadden Avenue off-ramp from the southbound 55 Freeway. At least four people are dead after a shooting spree stretching from Ladera Ranch into Tustin and Orange.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Yemeni soldiers and firefighters work to extinguish fire at the site of a plane crash in Sanaa, Yemen. A Yemeni official says a military plane on a training exercise crashed into a neighborhood in the country's capital, Sanaa, killing and injuring scores of people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hani Mohammed / Associated Press

The father of South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, Henke, right, reacts as relatives comfort each other after Oscar Pistorius' bail hearing was adjourned at the Magistrate Court in Pretoria. Pistorius is battling to secure bail as he appeared on charges of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP

Jordanian soldiers help Syrian refugees disembark from a vehicle after crossing the border from Syria into Jordan, near Mafraq. Jordan says it is hosting about 350 Syrian refugees, including more than 90,000 at Zaatari desert refugee camp, near the border with Syria. The country provides free health and education services for more than 200,000 United Nations-registered Syrian refugees, according to officials.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KHALIL MAZRAAWI / AFP

An Israeli border policeman fires with anti-riot ammunition toward Palestinian demonstrators, not pictured, during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Majdi Mohammed / Associated Press

A man walks along an old city wall after heavy snow in Nanjing, eastern China's Jiangsu province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DONG JL / FeatureChina

Cyclists ride along a snow-covered road in Hangzhou, China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Getty Images / Getty Images

Poland's Karolina Eriemen, left, Canadian Kelsey Serwa, Swiss Jorinde Mueller and Canadian Marielle Thompson jump during the Ski Cross final race at the Snowboarding and Free Style World Cup Test Event at the Snowboard and Free Style Center in Rosa Khutor near the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP

Indian laborers remove petioles of red chilies at Shertha village, on the outskirts of Ahmadabad, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ajit Solanki / Associated Press

Strikers employed by Spanish airline Iberia clash with baton-wielding police at Madrid-Barajas airport, as they launched a five-day action against job cuts. Iberia's cabin crew, ground staff and maintenance workers are striking from Monday to Friday in the first of a series of three five-day strikes to protest plans to axe 3,800 jobs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PEDRO ARMESTRE / AFP / Getty Images

A farmer pulls a horse into a truck at the annual horse market. The horse market in Skaryszew is the biggest and the oldest one in Poland; it has taken place every year continuously since 1432.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WOJTEK RADWANSKI / AFP / Getty Images

Carnival revelers move through the city making music at the "Morgestraich" ("morning prank") celebrations in Basel. The "Morgestraich" marks the beginning of the carnival of Basel lasting 72 hours, which attracts thousands of spectators from Switzerland as well as from Germany, France and Luxembourg.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK SEEGER / EPA

A model prepares backstage before the Vivienne Westwood Red Label show during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013-14 at the Saatchi Gallery.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ian Gavan / Getty Images

A woman leaves a shop with a broken window, among the damages from a meteorite exploding over the region last week. A total of 53 pieces of space debris have been brought for analysis to the university in Yekaterinburg, with the largest being about 1 centimeter in diameter, and the smallest is about 1 millimeter.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Boris Kaulin / Associated Press

Libyans release a lantern in the air at Nasr Square, during the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled longtime dictator Moammar Kadafi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammad Hannon / Associated Press

Bangladeshi people shout slogans against a nationwide general strike called by the country's largest Islamic party in Dhaka. The Jamaat-e-Islami party has enforced the strike in Dhaka to oppose an ongoing war crimes trial. Party leaders stand trial for their roles in the nation's 1971 independence war against Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pavel Rahman / Associated Press

Rocks pile up after a landslide in Longchang Township in the city of Kail. Five people, including two children, were buried after the disaster.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Xu Peiliang / Associated Press

Indian youngsters play cricket during an anti-malaria fumigation in Mumbai. Municipal authorities have identified areas of the city where accumulated water offers a breeding ground for mosquitoes, encouraging a wider spread of malaria and dengue.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIVYAKANT SOLANKI / EPA

Pakistani Shiite Muslims sit beside the bodies of victims of a huge bomb blast. They refuse to bury them until their demands are accepted by the government in Quetta. At least 85 people were killed and about 180 injured when about explosives hidden in a water tanker ripped through a market Saturday in Quetta.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MUSA FARMAN / EPA

Patrons enjoy the view of the Singapore skyline from a bar on the top floor of the Marina Bay Sand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEPHEN MORRISON / EPA

A supporter of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez holds a photo of him as she celebrates his return, outside the Carlos Arvelo Military Hospital. Chavez returned to Venezuela early Monday after more than two months of medical treatment in Cuba following cancer surgery.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fernando Llano / Associated Press

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Lakers greats past and present showed up to remember the team’s owner, Jerry Hatten Buss, who died Monday from liver failure. Former coach Phil Jackson fought back tears, Shaquille O’Neal recalls calling Buss’ bluff, and Kobe Bryant reminds his teammates of their duty going forward. More photos

In Europe, a woman takes shelter from the rain and the flooding at a bus stop, by standing on a bench, on a flooded highway linking Athens with its port of Piraeus; a person walks by an iced fountain in northern France; and Spanish airline workers protest against job cuts at Barajas Airport in Madrid during a five-day strike held by Iberia cabin crew, maintenance workers and ground staff in response to the planned loss of 3,800 jobs.

Carnival revelers move through the city of Basel making music at the “Morgestraich” (“morning prank”) celebrations in Switzerland. The “Morgestraich” marks the beginning of the three-day carnival of Basel, which attracts thousands of spectators from Switzerland as well as from Germany, France and Luxembourg.

A supporter of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez holds a photo of him as she celebrates his return, outside the Carlos Arvelo Military Hospital in Caracas. Chavez returned to Venezuela early Monday after more than two months of medical treatment in Cuba following cancer surgery.

In Benghazi, Libyans release a lantern in the air at Nasr Square during the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled longtime dictator Moammar Kadafi; Bangladeshi people shout slogans against a nationwide general strike called by the country’s largest Islamic party in Dhaka; and Pakistani Shiite Muslims sit beside the bodies of victims of a huge bomb blast as they refuse to bury them until their demands are accepted by the government in Quetta.

On the lighter side of the news, a mother-to-be has her belly painted at the Nine Months Fair for new and prospective parents in Amsterdam. In Germany, members of a flash mob defy sub-zero temperatures to perform an improvised version of the Harlem Shake in front of the Berlin Cathedral.

Elsewhere, An Asiatic black bear, also known as the moon bear, gets a checkup after arriving in Singapore from China as part of an animal exchange program; actor James Franco gives a fan a thrill at the Japanese premiere of “Oz the Great and Powerful” in Tokyo; and Japanese plum blossoms are in bloom after a snowfall in Misaki.

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