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Revelers throw beads in the rain to crowds below from the balcony of the Royal Sonesta Hotel during Mardi Gras festivities in the French Quarter in New Orleans.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gerald Herbert / Associated Press

A reveler looks on as Rex, King of Carnival, parades down St. Charles Avenue despite the rain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gardner / Getty Images

A dancer performs during the junior carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro. The parade includes 16 junior samba schools organized with children and teenagers up to 18 years old.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP/Getty Images

Ukrainian soldiers guard the Ukrainian territory of Bilbek military air base outside Sevastopol on the Crimea peninsula . The Russian army reportedly occupied key sites in the autonomous region of Crimea, where a majority of the population is ethnic Russian.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Maxim Shipenkov / EPA

A group of Nepalese Buddhist boys attend Bratabandha, a coming-of-age ceremony in Kathmandu. In Newari culture of the Shakya caste, the heads of young boys are shaved and they wear a dress of a monk during the Bratabandha ceremony.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Prakash Mathema / AFP/Getty Images

A woman stands in a building controlled by South Sudanese anti-government forces in Malakal, South Sudan. Almost 40,000 people may have been displaced by militia arson and looting in Sudan's Darfur region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrei Pungovschi / AFP/Getty Images

Oscar Pistorius leaves North Gauteng High Court at the end of the third day of his trial, in which he is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius denies the allegation, claiming he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder in their home on Feb. 14, 2013.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty Images

Syrians from a neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo search for survivors under the rubble of a collapsed building, after a barrel bomb was reportedly dropped by Syrian government forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Baraa Al-Halabi / AFP/Getty Images

Opposition demonstrators protest against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas. Thousands of flag-waving protesters took to the streets in Venezuela to keep the pressure on the government on the eve of the anniversary of the death of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Juan Barreto / AFP/Getty Images

People stand around a Smart car in the Smart booth at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sandro Campardo / Associated Press

Chinese flight attendants look at pictures in Tiananmen Square during the opening session of the National Peoples Congress (NPC) in Beijing. The NPC has more than 3,000 delegates and is the world's largest parliament or legislative assembly, though its function is largely as a formal seal of approval for the policies fixed by the leaders of the Chinese Communist Party.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Diego Azubel / EPA

A hippopotamus swims in the pool of a zoological park during a wintery morning in New Delhi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Harish Tyagi / EPA

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in the Big Easy, as revelers throw beads in the rain to crowds below from the balcony during Mardi Gras festivities in the French Quarter in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is French for “fat Tuesday,” the day before Ash Wednesday, which is the first day of Lent, the season of penance and prayer for Christians around the world.

Rio de Janeiro: A dancer performs during the junior carnival parade at the Sambadrome featuring 16 junior samba schools. More Carnival photos

Sevastopol, Ukraine: Ukrainian soldiers guard the Ukrainian territory of Bilbek military air base outside Sevastopol on the Crimea peninsula.

Aleppo, Syria: Syrians search for survivors under the rubble of a collapsed building, after a barrel bomb was reportedly dropped by Syrian government forces.

Caracas, Venezuela: Thousands of flag-waving protesters took to the streets to keep the pressure on the government on the eve of the anniversary of the death of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

Add stops in Nepal, South Africa, Switzerland, China and South Sudan to round out the report.

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