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Visitors wait for the chimney smoke in St. Peter's Square during the second day of the conclave to elect a new pope, at the Vatican.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oded Balilty / Associated Press

A woman holds rosary beads while she prays and waits for smoke to emanate from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel, which will indicate whether cardinals have elected a new pope.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

Comet Pan-STARRS is seen over the tower on the left as a waxing crescent moon is seen setting in the Western sky. The dark side of the moon is lit by reflected light from the Earth.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott M. Lieberman MD / Associated Press

Alicia Keys performs at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times

A Syrian rebel crosses a street while trying to dodge sniper fire in the old city of Aleppo. Syria warned it is ready to fight "for years" against rebels, as world powers worked on a new initiative to find regime officials suitable for peace talks with the opposition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JM LOPEZ / AFP / Getty Images

A young girl cries during her father's funeral procession in Srinagar, India. Paramilitary soldiers shot and killed her father, who they said was part of a group of protesters throwing stones at vehicles taking those injured in a militant attack to a hospital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated Press

An Indonesian youth jumps into the water as he and others play in a dirty river at a slum in Jakarta.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tatan Syuflana / Associated Press

Filipino activists light candles as they hold signs calling for peace in Sabah, Borneo, during a rally at the University of the Philippines. Malaysian authorities will not let armed members of a Filipino royal clan who are being hunted in Borneo meet with Philippine officials or family members who might seek to negotiate their safety, the foreign minister said Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated Press

Villagers protest after a report is issued by the Lappadaung copper mine investigation commission. The report found Myanmar riot police used white phosphorus smoke grenades to disperse protesters near the copper mine last year, severely injuring more than 100 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NYEIN CHAN NAING / EPA

A polar bear swims toward children at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

Airport service crews remove a Boeing B737 plane of Czech airline SmartWings from the blocked runway following a troubled landing in the evening hours at the Katowice Airport in Pyrzowice.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDRZEJ GRYGIEL / EPA

A snowboarder rides in front of the Sacre-Coeur Basilica in the Montmartre district in Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRED DUFOUR / AFP / Getty Images

Mitch Seavey is the first musher to leave White Mountain, Alaska, toward the finish line in Nome during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Seavey, 53, had won the race previously in 2004.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News

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Pictures in the News | March 13, 2013

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Pictures in the News | March 13, 2013

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Pictures in the News | March 13, 2013

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins at the Vatican, where visitors wait in St. Peter’s Square during the second day of the conclave to elect a new pope. Black smoke rose from a stovepipe above the chapel before noon as ballots from the morning’s vote were burned because no single candidate had won support from at least two-thirds of the 115 cardinals gathered to choose a successor to Benedict XVI. More Photos

A Syrian rebel crosses a street while trying to dodge sniper fire in the old city of Aleppo. Syria warned it is ready to fight “for years” against rebels, as world powers worked on a new initiative to find regime officials suitable for peace talks with the opposition. More Photos

Filipino activists light candles as they hold signs calling for peace in Sabah, Borneo, during a rally at the University of the Philippines. Malaysian authorities will not let armed members of a Filipino royal clan who are being hunted in Borneo meet with Philippine officials or family members who might seek to negotiate their safety.

Elsewhere, work crews remove a Boeing B737 plane blocking the runway following a hard landing in Poland;  a snowboarder rides down a slope in front of the snow-covered Sacre-Coeur Basilica in Paris; and a musher leaves White Mountain, Alaska, toward the finish line in Nome during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Add stops in Los Angeles, Japan and Indonesia to round out the report.

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