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Austrian skiers, from left, Georg Streitberger, Klaus Kroell, Max Franz, Joachim Puchner and Romed Baumann pose for photographers during a media day at the Mountain Olympic Village in Krasnaja Poljana, Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HANS KLAUS TECHT / EPA

German skaters train at the Adler arena in Sochi before the start of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LOIC VENANCE / AFP/Getty Images

A woman shouts slogans while watching a parliament session on a video wall at Kiev's Independence square. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych could call early elections if he cannot strike a deal with the opposition, a top lawmaker said Tuesday ahead of a parliament session where protest leaders will press for concessions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIS MESSINIS / AFP/Getty Images

Performers take part in a traditional lion dance to celebrate the new lunar Year of the Horse in Hong Kong. The lunar calendar is based on the cycles of the moon and through Chinese folklore ascribes 12 animals, one for each year in the rotating cycle. The horse is in the seventh position.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEX OGLE / AFP/Getty Images

Worshipers burn incense in prayer at a temple on the fifth day of the lunar new year of the horse, or Spring Festival, which is believed to be the day to welcome the god of wealth into homes, in Beijing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPA

A child suffering from cancer leaves a hospital on World Cancer Day in Mumbai, India. The World Health Organization's cancer agency warns there will be 22 million new cases of cancer every year within the next two decades.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafiq Maqbool / Associated Press

Members of the media sit with their mouths bound by tape and cloth in the colors of the Egyptian flag, signifying the silencing of the media, at a demonstration by foreign media calling for the release of detained Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste and his colleagues, outside the Egyptian Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya. Nairobi-based correspondent Greste was taken into custody in Egypt on Dec. 29 and is among 20 journalists working for Al-Jazeera, including four foreigners, who will face trial there on charges of joining or aiding a terrorist group and endangering national security -- an escalation that raised fears of a crackdown on freedom of the press.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Curtis / Associated Press

Kahkashan, left, and Oranous Koofi take a taxi with their mother, Shahgol Shah. The young women have opportunities like education and employment that their mother, married at 11, couldn't have dreamed of.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Anti-government protesters in Bangkok, Thailand, retreated from two key intersections they have occupied since Jan. 13 as part of their pressure campaign to try to paralyze the government.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NYEIN CHAN NAING / EPA

The Tungurahua volcano spews ashes as seen from Cotalo, south of Quito, Ecuador. A series of explosions rocked Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano, sending columns of ash into the air that reached as far as Quito.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL TAPIA / AFP/Getty Images

Hindu devotees offer prayers in Allahabad, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

The last rays of afternoon sunlight cast a golden glow on the Los Angeles skyline as rush hour traffic streams through downtown streets.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Visitors to the Oceanside pier jog and stroll under sunny skies as huge clouds billow over eastern San Diego County, where snowfall was reported at higher elevations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

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Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Russia, where Austrian skiers get a little “campy”  for photographers during a media day at the Mountain Olympic Village in Krasnaja Poljana. Last-minute preparations are underway for Friday’s Opening Ceremonies for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Hong Kong: Performers take part in a traditional lion dance to celebrate the new lunar Year of the Horse. The lunar calendar is based on the cycles of the moon and through Chinese folklore ascribes 12 animals, one for each year in the rotating cycle.

Mumbai, India: A child suffering from cancer leaves the Tata Memorial cancer treatment and research center on World Cancer Day. The World Health Organization’s cancer agency warns there will be 22 million new cases of cancer every year within the next two decades.

Los Angeles:  The last rays of afternoon sunlight cast a golden glow on the Los Angeles skyline as rush hour traffic streams through downtown streets.

Add stops in India, Kenya, Ecuador and Afghanistan to round out the report.

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