Pictures of the Day: Egypt Protests, Soul Train, Lantern Festival

Feb 3, 2012 3:14pm

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Giorgia Bronzini of Italy falls in the second stage of the Tour of Qatar women’s cycling race in al-Shamal, north of the capital Doha, Feb. 2, 2012. The Tour of Qatar, which is traditionally favoured by the sprinters, is held from Feb. 5-10. (Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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Partygoers celebrate at Brooklyn Bowl’s weekly Soul Train inspired party in Brooklyn, Feb. 2, 2012. Don Cornelius, the creator of the TV music and dance show “Soul Train”, passed away in Los Angeles on Feb. 1, 2012. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

 

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A protester waves an Egyptian flag during clashes between protesters and riot police near the interior ministry, Feb. 3, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt. The protest follows the deaths of 74 football fans who were killed in clashes between rival fans following the match between al-Masry and al-Alhy in Port Said, Egypt. (Carsten Koall/Getty Images)
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Egyptian protestors gather in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Feb. 3, 2012. Police in Cairo fired tear gas at rock-throwing protesters as popular anger over a deadly soccer riot spilled over into a second day of street violence that left three people dead and more than 1,500 injured. (Muhammed Muheisen/AP Photo)

 

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Cambodian and foreign journalists look at fomer Khmer Rouge prison chief Kaing Guek Eav — better known as Duch from a livefeed video in a press room at the Extraordinary Chamber in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) in Phnom Penh, Feb. 3, 2012. The former Khmer Rouge jailer oversaw the deaths of some 15,000 people will spend the rest of his life in jail. (Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images)

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A man takes a swim in the Mediterranean Sea, Feb. 3, 2012 in Nice, southeastern France. Bright winter sunshine bathed two thirds of France, but around a third of the country, mainly in the east and centre, remained exposed to biting winds from the Baltic region, with an alert in place for low temperatures. (Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images)
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Performers dance in celebration of the upcoming Lantern Festival outside a shopping mall in Beijing, China, Feb. 3, 2012. The Lantern Festival, which falls on Feb. 6, 2012, marks the 15th and final day of the Spring Festival, the annual celebration of the beginning of the Lunar New Year.(Alexander F. Yuan/AP Photo)

 

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Myanmar Muslim men sit outside shops near a mosque in downtown Yangon, Feb. 3, 2012. Myanmar is emerging from political and economic isolation after decades of military rule since a nominally civilian government took power last year. (Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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A boy looks up at police officers as protesters are blocked on their way to the interior ministry after a demonstration outside Cairo’s Al Ahly football stadium, Feb. 2, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt. Three days of mourning have been announced and marches are scheduled to protest at the lack of protection provided by police who were at the stadium when the violence occurred. (Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

 

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A cow looks out of its stable behind icicles in Davos, Switzerland, Feb. 2, 2012. A cold spell has reached central and eastern Europe with temperatures far below zero. (Arno Balzarini/Keystone/AP Photo)

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