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    Two passers-by look at a wall of graffiti condemning violence against women, in Tegucigalpa, Hondorus, Jan. 31, 2014.
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    A fire-eater performs in front of a business establishment in celebration of the Chinese New Year in Manila's Chinatown district of Binondo, Philippines, Jan. 31, 2014. This year in the Chinese Lunar calendar is the Year of the Horse.
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    Indian police prevent Kashmiri Muslim separatist leaders and activists of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) from proceeding forward during a protest against the Indian army in Srinagar, India, Jan. 31, 2014. Police in Kashmir fired tear gas to disperse angry protesters who were protesting against the army's decision to close the case against five soldiers on trial.
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    French Bulldog puppies are seen the 2013 most popular dog breeds in the US as part of the American Kennel Club in New York, Jan. 31, 2014. The top most popular breeds are in order Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd Dog, Golden Retriever, Beagle and Bulldog, including French Bulldog.
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    A police car is snowed in along the side of the road, Jan. 31, 2014, in Beograde, Serbia. Many people are snowed in when the temperatures fall below 0 Celsius degrees.
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    Nepalese Hindu women fill vessels with water from the Bagmati River to offer prayers during Madhav Narayan festival in Katmandu, Nepal, Jan. 30, 2014. During this month long festival, devotees recite Holy Scriptures dedicated to Hindu goddess Swasthani and Hindu god Lord Shiva. Unmarried women pray to get a good husband while those married pray for the longevity of their husbands.
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    Rough waves lash a lighthouse at Douro's river mouth at the Atlantic seacoast in Porto, Portugal, Jan. 30, 2014. A cold spell and snowstorms are sweeping across parts of central and eastern Europe, disrupting power supplies, travel and schools.
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    An opposition supporter stands next to a burning tire at a barricade in central Kiev, Jan. 30, 2014. Ukraine's embattled president is taking sick leave, a surprise development that left unclear how efforts to resolve the country's political crisis would move forward. Protesters have been calling for his resignation for two months.
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    Indian Bohra Muslims take part in a gathering to endorse their solidarity to their new spiritual leader Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin in Mumbai, Jan. 30, 2014. Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin now leads the community following the death of Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, who passed away in Mumbai on Jan. 17th at the age of 102.
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    A man shops outside a temple where worshippers burn incense and pray at the Wong Tai Sin Temple to welcome the Chinese New Year of the horse, Jan. 30, 2014, in Hong Kong. Hundreds of thousands gathered in Hong Kong to celebrate the Chinese New Year and welcome the Year of the Horse. Chinese new Year is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar and is widely celebrated across Asia.
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    Human rights campaigners dressed as ballet dancers wait to cross a road to protest outside the Russian Embassy in London, Jan. 29, 2014. They are calling for an end to Russian President Putin's crackdown on human rights and demanding the end to his assault on freedom of expression and gay rights in Russia.
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    Young Corsican nationalists clash with riot police, Jan. 29, 2014, in Corte, Northern Corsica, at the end of a demonstration asking for a co-officialitazion of the Corsican language and other nationalist demands on fiscal and employment issues.
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    Cars are abandoned on I-75 headed northbound near the Chattahoochee River overpass after a winter snowstorm, Jan. 29, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said that the National Guard was sending military Humvees onto Atlanta's snarled freeway system in an attempt to move stranded school buses and get food and water to people.
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    College students shout as they raise their arms at the start of a ceremony to mark the annual job hunt in Tokyo, Jan. 29, 2014. Some 1,500 students, who will graduate from schools in March 2015, attended the annual ceremony which aims to encourage future graduates to look for employment.
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    Pope Francis kisses a little girl as he arrives at his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square, Jan. 29, 2014, in Vatican City. After his appearance on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, the Pontiff was also found to be represented in graffiti in Rome that portrays him in a superhero vest.
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    A worker processes nickel at a nickel smelter near Sorowako, Indonesia's Sulawesi island, Jan. 28, 2014. Indonesia's ban on exports of key mineral ores, unless they are processed in the country, risks backfiring as weaker commodity prices mean it is not cost-effective to invest in expensive smelters and refineries.
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    An Indian gay rights activist holds up a placard and a flag during a protest against a recent Supreme Court verdict that upheld section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality in New Delhi, India, Jan. 28, 2014. The Supreme Court ruled that only lawmakers could change a colonial-era law that bans same-sex relations and makes them punishable by up to a decade in prison.
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    A polar bear enjoys the snow in its compound at the zoo in Berlin, Germany, Jan. 28, 2014.
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    Locals dressed as Vikings march through the streets of Lerwick, Jan. 28, 2014, in the Shetland Islands, Scotland. The traditional festival of fire is known as 'Up Helly Aa'. The climax of the day comes with participants in full costume hauling a Viking longboat through the streets of Lerwick to the edge of town where up to 1000 people parade and throw their flaming torches into the galley.
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    Workers wearing protective gear enter the Wholesale Poultry Market in Cheung Sha Wan, Jan. 28, 2014, in Hong Kong. The government imposed a ban on the sale of live chickens and will cull 20,000 birds at the market in Cheung Sha Wan. This is following confirmation that a Guangdong supplier has tested positive for H7N9 bird flu which has killed dozens of people in China since last year.
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    An anti-government protestor carries a bag of rocks during clashes with police near Dynamo Stadium, Jan. 25, 2014, in Kiev, Ukraine. Violent protests in Ukraine have spread beyond the capital as President Viktor Yanukovych held crisis talks with three key opposition leaders.
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    A competitor falls into muddy water during the Tough Guy event in Perton, central England, Jan. 26, 2014. The annual event to raise cash for charity challenges thousands of international competitors in a cross country run followed by an assault course consisting of obstacles including water, fire and tunnels.
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    A soldier looks on during a parade marking the 70th anniversary of the battle that lifted the Siege of Leningrad in St. Petersburg, Russia, Jan. 27, 2014. The Nazi German/Finnish siege and blockade of Leningrad, now known as St. Petersburg, was broken on Jan. 18, 1943 but finally lifted Jan. 27, 1944. More than 1 million people died mainly from starvation during the 900-day siege.
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    Ice floats in the frozen Chicago River as seen from the Michigan Avenue Bridge in Chicago, Jan. 27, 2014. Below-zero high temperatures expecting to last 2 1/2 days have returned to many parts of the Midwest bringing with it wind chills ranging from the negative teens to temperatures colder than 40 below zero.
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    Indian Border Security Force (BSF) Dog Squad personnel take part in a march during Republic Day celebrations in Jammu, India, Jan. 26, 2014. India celebrated its 65th Republic Day with a large military parade in the capital New Delhi and similar events across the country.
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    Pakistani customs officials use a steamroller to crush bottles of liquor at a ceremony on the International Customs Day in the outskirts of Lahore, Jan. 26, 2014.
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    People leave Parliament Hill's Centre Block in Ottawa, are buffeted by the wind and whiteout like conditions, Jan. 27, 2014.
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    An anti-government protester carries a tire at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev, Jan. 26, 2014. Police clashed with protesters who blockaded a building in central Kiev. The fate of Ukraine's government was uncertain after embattled President Viktor Yanukovich offered opposition leaders key posts.
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