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Opponents of the Syrian government demonstrate in the neighborhood of Bustan Al-Qasr in Aleppo. Rebel forces have dug in to the north, east and south of Damascus, Syria's capital, and government troops have largely pulled back to a well-defended core, including the city center and loyal bastions to the west.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A Syrian child show injuries said to have been incurred during bombing by military warplanes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A placard of former Pope Benedict XVI stands watch as pedestrians pass by.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP / Getty Images

Carnival figure-maker Jacques Tilly, left, and train manager Herman Schmitz push a likeness of former Pope Benedict XVI down a street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FEDERICO GAMBARINI / AFP / Getty Images

Raindrops hang on to irises at the Royal Botanic Gardens.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Protesters scuffle with police at the East Side Gallery, which is the longest still-standing portion of the former Berlin Wall, following efforts by a construction company to remove a 30-foot long section in order to build apartments.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty Images

A photograph taken through magnifying glass shows Dutch artist Leon Keer working on a 3-D painting as part of the Living Art Festival 2013.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RUNGROJ YONGRIT / EPA

An aerobatics team performs during the Australian International Airshow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL CROCK / AFP / Getty Images

Malian soldiers guard handcuffed prisoners after they arrived by boat in Kadji, on the Niger river in northern Mali.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOEL SAGET / AFP / Getty Images

A still from a video made available by The Daily Sun shows Mido Macia, 27, a taxi driver and Mozambican national, as he is dragged behind a police van. Macia later died in police custody.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / The Daily Sun

A masked Palestinian kicks a burning tire during a support rally for Palestinian prisoners.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Majdi Mohammed / Associated Press

Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray at a shrine to Sufi saint Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani on his yearly commemoration day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated Press

A pangolin -- sometimes called a scaly anteater -- is released into the wild by conservation officials in North Sumatra. The animal is part of 128 pangolins confiscated by customs officers from a smuggler's boat off Sumatra island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jefri Tarigan / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | March 1, 2013

Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Syria, where opponents of the government hold a protest in Aleppo. Syrian government forces fought fierce clashes with rebels attacking a police academy near Aleppo, while outside Damascus, the capital,  rebel forces have dug in to the north, east and south, and government troops have largely pulled back to a well-defended core, including the city center and loyal bastions to the west.

In Italy, people pass by a placard showing former Pope Benedict XVI,  who has officially left office, saying he will now be “a simple pilgrim.” More Photos

In Germany, protesters scuffle with police at the East Side Gallery, which is the longest remaining portion of the former Berlin Wall, following efforts by a construction company to remove a 30-foot section to build apartments.

Elsewhere, Malian soldiers guard handcuffed prisoners after they arrived by boat in Kadji, on the Niger river; a photograph taken through a magnifying glass shows Dutch artist Leon Keer working on a 3-D painting as part of the Living Art Festival 2013 in Bangkok; an aerobatics team performs during the Australian International Airshow in Melbourne; and a still image from a video shows a taxi driver  as he is dragged behind a police van while police officers watch in Johannesburg.

Add stops in England, India and Indonesia to round out the report.

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