A little girl poses with candle lanterns for victims killed by the Japan earthquake and tsunami in 2011 at Yuriage Junior High School in Natori, Japan, to mark the fourth anniversary of the disaster.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPALink
Police search for the remains of missing people with metal detectors near the stricken nuclear plant in Fukushima, Japan, on the fourth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO / AFPLink
Student protesters try to speak to their family members from a prison vehicle as they are transported to a court in Letpadan, Myanmar. Anxious families of scores of arrested activists sought news of relatives detained by police in a violent student protest crackdown, which sparked international condemnation and fears of a return to junta-era repression.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YE AUNG THU / AFPLink
A protester throws a molotov cocktail in a clash with police during a rally marking the first anniversary of Berkin Elvan's death in Istanbul, Turkey. Berkin, 15, died after 296 days in a coma after he was hit by a gas canister during the police crackdown on protesters at Gezi Park in June 2013.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ULAS YUNUS TOSUN / EPALink
In this still image taken from a video, soldiers open fire in Tikrit, Iraq. Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen entered the Islamic State-held city on Wednesday, authorities said, breaching one of the biggest strongholds of the extremists in a key test for Iraqi forces.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: via Associated Press TelevisionLink
Mourners chant slogans against Islamic State during a funeral for three members of a Shiite group who were killed in Tikrit, Iraq.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jaber al-Helo / APLink
Sabirzhan Muminov of Kazakhstan in action during the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup competition in Kuopio, Finland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARKKU OJALA / COMPICLink
Cars stream along a busy highway at sunset in Lahore, Pakistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OMER SALEEM / EPALink
Veiled chameleon hatchlings at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, The zoo has welcomed more than 20 baby chameleons, with the last of three clutches of eggs hatching this week. Veiled chameleons, or Chamaeleo calyptratus, are native to Saudi Arabia and Yemen and can live up to five years.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TARONGA ZOO / AAP / TARONGA ZOOLink
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Pictures in the News | March 11, 2015
In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, Japan marks the anniversary of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed about 19,000 people.
Istanbul, Turkey: Protesters clash with police during a rally marking the first anniversary of Berkin Elvan’s death. Berkin, 15, died on March 11, 2014, after 296 days in a coma after he was hit by a gas canister during the police crackdown on protesters at Gezi Park in June 2013.
Tikrit, Iraq: Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen entered the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit on Wednesday, authorities said, breaching one of the biggest strongholds of the extremists in a key test for Iraqi forces.
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