Today in Pictures: Carnival, London Fashion Week and Spanish Protests

Feb 20, 2012 3:26pm

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Protesters dressed as the comic figure Waldo hold signs during a march by thousands of demonstrators against the government’s new labor reform law Feb. 19, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. The reforms have prompted marches in 57 cities, as the government seeks to revive the ailing economy and tackle the jobless rate of nearly 23 percent, the highest in the Eurozone. (Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

 

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A Somali government soldier, center-left, rides on the front of a vehicle shared with Kenyan army soldiers in Tabda, inside Somalia, Feb. 20, 2012. Kenya’s military has been fighting inside Somalia in an ongoing offensive against militant group al-Shabab since Oct., when Somali gunmen carried out several kidnappings in Kenya. (Ben Curtis/AP Photo)

 

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A visitor looks at a photo-triptych called “Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn” by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei at the Jeu de Paume Museum in Paris, Feb. 20, 2012, during a press visit of the exhibition “Interlacing”. Weiwei, who was released in June 2011 but is prohibited from leaving Beijing, denies tax evasion charges and says the case is a politically motivated attempt to silence him. (Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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An Indian girl performs acrobatic skills on a rope during Mahashivratri festival celebrations at Bhavnath temple in Junagadh, India, Feb. 20, 2012. Hindus across the world are celebrating Mahashivratri or Shiva’s night festival. (Ajit Solanki/AP Photo)

 

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Firefighters stand amidst the remains of the fire in the Colon and San Isidro markets, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Feb. 18, 2012. (Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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A worshipper walks around the Golden Rock temple in Myanmar’s northeastern city of Kyaikhtiyo, Feb. 20, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)

 

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A model wears a jeweled headpiece by Lara Jensen as she walks on the catwalk during the Inbar Spector presentation at London Fashion Week, Feb. 20, 2012. London Fashion Week runs twice a year and is one of the four main global fashion shows that set the trends for coming seasons. (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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A man climbs on big chunks of melting ice moving on the Danube River in Belgrade Feb. 20, 2012. The thick ice, which had closed hundreds of miles of Europe’s busy waterway during the region’s recent cold snap, has started moving because of rising temperatures. (Andrej Isakovic/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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A performer from the Renascer de Jacarepagua samba school dances during a carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb. 19, 2012. (Victor R. Caivano/AP Photo)

 

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A child stands with his father as they wait to receive blankets and winter jackets from Welthungerhilfe, a German NGO, during a snow fall at a camp for internally displaced Afghans in Kabul, Afghanistan, Feb. 20. 2012. More than 40 people, most of them children, have frozen to death in what has been Afghanistan’s coldest winter in years, an Afghan health official said.(Musadeq Sadeq/AP Photo)

 

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