Today in Pictures: Lava flows from Mt. Etna, Protests in Maldivia, Celebrations in Brazil

Lava flows during an eruption of Mt. Etna volcano, near Catania, Sicily, Feb. 9, 2012. (Carmelo Imbesi/AP Photo)

A Maldivian policeman looks through two shields as he stands guard during an anti-government protest in Male, Feb. 8, 2012. Several thousand supporters of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed clashed with police, a day after his resignation. (Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP/Getty Images)

A "Bahiana" cleanses a baby during the pre-Carnival tradition of washing with perfumed water, on the stairs of the Our Lord of the Bonfim Church, in Itapoa, Salvador de Bahia, Feb. 9, 2012. (Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images)

A fan celebrates after the Ivory Coast soccer team defeated Mali and qualified for the Africa Cup, Feb. 8, 2012 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. This will be the country's first time in the Nations Cup since 2006. (Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images)

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