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  1. 1. 1 source : boston.com – reuters.compps by chieuquetoi, bachkien Click to continue
  2. 2. 2 Tommy Edmonds and Agnes Hill get the dance floor to themselves during a Valentines Day dance at a senior center in Knoxville, Tenn., on Feb. 14. (Saul Young/The Knoxville News Sentinel viaClick to continue Associated Press) -
  3. 3. 3 An Iraqi bride sits in her wedding car in Baghdad on Feb. 7. (Patrick Baz/AFP/Getty Images) # - See more at: http://www.boston. com/bigpicture/201 3/03/daily_life_febru ary_2013.html#sthasClick to continue h.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  4. 4. 4 Two girls offer prayersto Cambodias former King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh on Feb. 4. Sihanouks body had been lying in state at the Royal Palace after being flown from Beijing where he died Oct. 15 of a heart attack at the age of 89. (Wong Maye-E/Associated Press) # - See more at: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/0 3/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mm Zpl7uu.dpuf
  5. 5. 5 A costume shop employee, dressed to advertise the shop, eats his lunch ahead of the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim, in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Feb. 19. Israelis will mark Purim on Feb. 24 remembering the Jews salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Scroll of Esther with the full text being read aloud twice during the celebration, in the evening and again the following morning. (Oded Balilty/Associated Press) # - See more at:Click to continue http://www.boston.com/big picture/2013/03/daily_life_fe bruary_2013.html#sthash.m
  6. 6. 6A motorcyclist passing a flag bearer during a race in asnow covered forest close to Radashkovichi, some 55 km north of Minsk on Feb. 9. (Victor Drachev/AFP/Getty Images) # - See more at: http://www.boston.com/big picture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mm Zpl7uu.dpuf Click to continue
  7. 7. 7 Leo Pszeniczny catches a tiny perch while ice fishing on Lake Erie on a chilly winter day in Buffalo, N.Y., on Feb.14. He said he caught just enough for dinner yesterday and was hoping to do the same today. (David Duprey/AssociatedPress) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7 uu.dpuf
  8. 8. 8 Two women stand under a fountain in the so-called "Sonnenbad" (Sun bath) swimming pool at temperatures just below 0 degrees Celsius during the opening of the pool for the new seasonKarlsruhe, southern Germany on Feb. 22. The pool is the first to re-open after being closed for winter. (Uli Deck/AFP/Getty Images) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthas h.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  9. 9. 9 Jim Dravage and his son Jimmy play a game of ice hockey atFrances Slocum State Park on Feb. 18 in Wyoming, Pa. (Mark Moran/The Citizens Voice via Associated Press) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013 .html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  10. 10. 10 A Chinese blacksmith throws molten metal against a cold stone wall to create sparks, during the Lantern Festival which traditionally marks the end of the Lunar New Year celebrations, in Nuanquan, Hebeiprovince on Feb. 24. For over 300 years, the village which is famous for its blacksmith skills, has maintainedthe tradition which they considered a cheaperalternative than buying fireworks during the Lantern Festival. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images) # - See more at: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.d puf
  11. 11. 11 Buddhist monks hold candles as they walk around a Pagoda on Makha Bhucha Day at the Dhammakaya Temple in Pathumthani province on Feb. 25. Makha Bhucha day is observed in Thailand on the full moon of the third lunar month and commemorates the day when 1,250 monks gathered to be ordained by the Buddha. (Pornchai Kittiwongsaku/AFP/Getty Images) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_20 13.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  12. 12. 12Pakistani Kushti wrestlers warm up in the ring before fighting as part of their daily training, at a wrestling club in Lahore, Pakistan, on Feb. 26. Kushti, an Indo- Pakistani form of wrestling, is severalthousand years old and is a national sport in Pakistan. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/dai ly_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dp uf
  13. 13. 13 A boy works at a car wash in Aleppo, Syria, on Feb. 27. (Reuters) # - See more at: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.htm l#sthash.mmZpl7u u.dpuf
  14. 14. A Serbian Army soldier 14stands guard during aceremony at themonument of theUnknown Soldier onmount Avala nearBelgrade, on Feb. 15.Serbias Statehood Day isa celebration of the 209thanniversary of the firstSerbian uprising and thecreation of the modernSerbian state. (AndrejIsakovic/AFP/GettyImages) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  15. 15. 15Premont junior DavidArredondo sorts throughsombreros for the right fit asmembers of Mariachi Estrellafrom Premont High Schoolprepare to perform in theTexas High School MariachiCompetition on Feb. 9 inSan Antonio. (MichaelZamora/Corpus ChristiCaller-Times via AssociatedPress) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  16. 16. 16A road construction worker smiles asshe takes a break from work nearMong Pan town in central Shanstate, Myanmar on Feb. 21. (GemunuAmarasinghe/Associated Press) # - Seemore at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  17. 17. 17 A small jet is silhouetted against the rising moon on Feb. 25 in the skies above Phoenix, Ariz. (CharlieRiedel/Associated Press) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html# sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  18. 18. 18 Stacy Crain and Al Giannini, both from Rockford, Ill., walk under Anish Kapoors stainless steel Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicagos Millennium Park, as a winter stormof rain and snow begins on Feb. 26. Forecasters expect the storm to leave behind three tosix inches of snow in the greater Chicago area. (Charles Rex Arbogast/Associated Press) # - See more at: http://www.boston.co m/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu .dpuf
  19. 19. 19Rex Brodie and his dog "Ebby" play with aflying disc on the athletic fields at SuffieldAcademy in Suffield, Conn. in the lateafternoon sun on Feb. 6. (Don Treeger/TheRepublican via Associated Press) # - Seemore at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  20. 20. 20 A swimmer divesinto the icy water of the Houhai Lake in centralBeijing, China, on Feb. 16. (PetarKujundzic/Reuters) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture /2013/03/daily_lif e_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZ pl7uu.dpuf
  21. 21. 21 A boogie boarder rides a wave on the Banzai Pipeline off EhukaiBeach Park on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, on Feb. 18. (Frederic Larson via Associated Press) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  22. 22. 22A cyclist flies through the trees as he jumps adirt mound at a bike park on Feb. 26 inAustin, Texas. (Eric Gay/Associated Press) # -See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  23. 23. 23 A domesticated elephant halts at a traffic intersection in New Delhi, India, on Feb. 20. There are an estimated 28,000 wild elephants in India, along with thousands of domesticatedones that do everything from performing in showsto carrying heavy loads in the countrys big cities. (Altaf Qadri/Associated Press) # - See more at: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  24. 24. 24A Pakistani wood-cutter wears a plastic sheet to protect himself from the rain as he cuts logs, which are in greatdemand as fuel for cooking and heating homes, inIslamabad, Pakistan, on Feb. 22. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_ 2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dp
  25. 25. 25 Indian children play cricket amid smoke emitting due to civic workers fumigating an area following reports of Malaria in Mumbai, India, on Feb.18. According to the civic authorities, nearly 700 cases of Malaria were recorded in the city in January, local news reports said. (Rajanish Kakade/Associated Press) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu. dpuf
  26. 26. 26 Clowns on stilts pose for photographs with peopleas they celebrate Car Free Day in Mumbai, India, on Feb. 24. The event locally organized for the thirdconsecutive year was held aimed at cutting down on pollution and giving people an opportunity to enjoy a traffic free environment. (Rafiq Maqbool/Associated Press) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthas h.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  27. 27. 27 A boy rides his bicycle along Reforma Avenue which is covered by red dust spread by a detergent company in Mexico City on Feb. 24. Thousands of cyclists, skaters, pedestrians and pets take over Mexico Citys Reforma Avenue during "bicycle Sundays." (Marco Ugarte/Associated Press) # - See more at: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#s thash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  28. 28. 28 A man enjoys fun in a toboggan at a pool of district of Puenta Piedra, Lima, Peru, on Feb. 9. Every weekend during summer hundreds of families visit the place. (Paul Vallejos/European Pressphoto Agency) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/dail y_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dp uf
  29. 29. 29 Abdullah Gull, 12, who was displaced with his family from Pakistans tribal areas due tofighting between militants and the army holds on to his umbrella against the wind while standing on a roadside on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Feb. 5. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpi cture/2013/03/daily_life_febru ary_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7 uu.dpuf
  30. 30. 30 Ferris wheel attendants walk up the inside of the wheel to make it spin at a rural carnival in South Dagon Township on Feb. 14 in Yangon, Burma. The ferris wheel is man powered and takes seven men to spin it for their customers. Myanmar is going through rapid political and economic reformsinitiated by the countries first civilian president Thein Sein after years of military junta rule. (Chris Mcgrath/Getty Images) # - See more at: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.ht ml#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  31. 31. 31 Children react as a carnivorous theropod known as the Australovenator dinosaur walks through crowds along the Southbank, in London, on Feb. 18. The dinosaur is one of many that can be visited at the Earths Dinosaur Petting Zoo, visiting from Australia, the creatures can be touched and fed at the Southbank Center. (Kirsty Wigglesworth/Associated Press) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/ 2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.ht ml#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  32. 32. 32Alan Zepeda, 9, releases his kite into theair underneath the San JacintoMonument on Feb. 17 in La Porte, Texas.Alan and his family came out to themonument to enjoy the beautiful sunnyweather with a picnic. (J. PatricSchneider/Houston Chronicle viaAssociated Press) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  33. 33. 33Six-year-old Cadence Kleinfeld spins while playing with a Hula Hoop at the Ready, Set, Explore event at the Susan Byrnes Health Center in York, Pa., on Feb. 2. (Jason Plotkin/York Daily Record/Sunday News via Associated Press) # - See more at: http://www.boston.c om/bigpicture/2013/ 03/daily_life_february _2013.html#sthash.m mZpl7uu.dpuf
  34. 34. 34 Connor Ogle, 4, stands among a group of Seymour High School students who gathered to cheer on their basketball team during a game in Seymour, Tenn., on Feb. 12. (SaulYoung/The Knoxville News Sentinel via Associated Press) # - See more at:http://www.boston. com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_febr uary_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  35. 35. 35Abilene High School principal Jennifer Raney hits assistant principal Michael Trook with a pie in the face during a Patriotic Project pep rally on Feb. 20 in Abilene, Texas. Trook was selected by students by collecting the most donations when buckets were passed during lunches to raise money for a local VFW post. (Nellie Doneva/Abilene Reporter- News via Associated Press) # - See more at: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_feb ruary_2013.html#sthash.mmZ pl7uu.dpuf
  36. 36. 36 Skiers sit in a chairlift at the Flumserberg skiing area in the eastern Swiss Alps on Feb. 27. (Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february _2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.d puf
  37. 37. 37 Three boys await the arrival of Unidentified FlyingObject (UFO) hunter Kim Carlsberg of UFO Sky Tours to begin their search outside Sedona, Ariz. as darkness falls in the desert on Feb. 14. (Mike Blake/Reuters) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life _february_2013.html#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  38. 38. 38 A man exercises moments before swimming in the Mediterranean sea in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Feb. 27. (Ariel Schalit/Associated Press) # - See more at:http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/03/daily_life_february_2013.htm l#sthash.mmZpl7uu.dpuf
  39. 39. 39 A woman is rescued from flood waters by a resident standing on top of her carduring heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens February22, 2013. REUTERS/ John Kolesidis
  40. 40. 40"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius awaits thestart of court proceedings in the PretoriaMagistrates court February 19, 2013.Standing behind Oscar (3rd L), wearing ascarf, is his sister Aimee and his brotherCarl (4th L). To his right in green, aremembers of the ANC WomensLeague. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
  41. 41. 41 A U.S. marine drinks the blood of a cobra during a jungle survival exercise with the Thai Navy as part of the "Cobra Gold 2013" joint military exercise, at a military base in Chon Buri province February 20, 2013. About 13,000 soldiers from sevencountries, Thailand, U.S., Singap ore, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea and Malaysia are participating in the 11-daymilitary exercise. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
  42. 42. 42Boys play on the roof of the entrance to a football stadium in Gao, Mali, February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney
  43. 43. 43 Members of the North Florida Survival Group wait with their rifles before heading out to perform enemy contact drills during a field training exercise in Old Town, Florida, December 8, 2012.The group trains children and adults alike to handle weapons and survive in the wild. The group passionately supports the right of U.S. citizens to bear arms and its website states that it aims to teach "patriots to survive in order to protect and defend our Constitution against all enemy threats". REUTERS/Brian Blanco
  44. 44. 44 A model gets made up backstage during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid February20, 2013. REUTERS/Jua n Medina
  45. 45. 45An employee dressed in apanda costume poses for a photo during the soft opening of a panda- themed hotel at the foot of Emei Mountain, Southwest Chinas Sichuan province, February 25, 2013. According to local media, the hotel is the first panda-themedhotel in the world and will officially open inMay. REUTERS/China Daily
  46. 46. Justo Gabarri reacts as he takes a break from moving his familys belongings thenight before the demolition of an evangelical church, where they are living in, atthe Spanish gypsy settlement of Puerta de Hierro in Madrid February 25, 2013.Gabarris parents were one of 54 families that settled on the banks of theManzanares river, north of Madrid, in the 1960s. The dwellers were registered with 46the town hall and had access to public services. But for the past two years, theyhave been subjected to evictions under Madrids town planning board orders, onthe grounds that the dwellings are illegal. Gabarri, his wife and three children hadto move to what used to be the evangelical church of the settlement when theirown house was demolished in January 2011. They were one of the two last familiesto live in what was left of the settlement, surrounded by the debris of the previouslydemolished homes. REUTERS/Susana Vera
  47. 47. 47 Women, who are part of the Sawt al-Haq (Voiceof Rights), stand with their weapons as they undergo military training in Aleppo February 17, 2013. A group of women are undergoing military training to form the Nazek Obeid group as part of the Sawt al- Haq battalion, which is based on the frontline of Aleppos Sheikh Saeedneighbourhood.REUTERS/ Muzaffar Salman
  48. 48. 48 Revelers from the Nene de Vila Matilde Samba School take part in a carnival at Anhembi Sambadrome in Sao Paulo February9, 2013. REUTERS/Nach o Doce
  49. 49. 49 A soldier from the Somali National Army (SNA) lies on a bed at an SNA infirmaryin Belet Weyne, about 315 km (196 miles) from the capital Mogadishu, February 19, 2013, in this picture provided by theAfrican Union-United Nations Information Support (AU-UN IST) team. According tothe AU-UN IST, the city, which is Somalias fifth largest, was first liberated from the extremist group al Shabab in September 2011 by Ethiopian troops, but was taken over by the Djiboutian contingent of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in September 2012. REUTERS/Tobin Jones/AU-UN IST PHOTO/Handout
  50. 50. 50 Bratislav Stojanovic, a homelessman, holds candles as he sits in a tombwhere he lives in southern Serbian townof Nis February 9, 2013. Stojanovic, 43, aNis-born construction worker never had a regular job. He first lived inabandoned houses, but about 15 years ago he settled in the old city cemetery. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
  51. 51. 51 A man prepares graves for the burial of victims of Saturdays bomb attack in a Shiite Muslim area, in the Pakistani city of Quetta February 17, 2013. Pakistans unpopulargovernment, which is gearing up for elections expectedwithin months, faced growinganger on Sunday for failing to deliver stability after thesectarian bombing in the city of Quetta killed 81 people. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed
  52. 52. 52 A Free SyrianArmy fighter sews cloth in Aleppo February24, 2013. REUTERS /Hamid Khatib
  53. 53. 53Actress Jennifer Lawrence falls asshe walks up the steps to acceptthe award for best actress for her role in Silver Linings Playbook at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
  54. 54. 54 Alain Robert of France, who is known as "Spiderman", climbs upthe Habana Libre hotel as a youth looks out a window in Havana February 4, 2013. Robert, who scales buildings all over the world without safety equipment, successfully climbed the hotel which is 126 metres (413 feet) high. REUTERS/Ramon Espinosa/Pool
  55. 55. Ronnie Chambers Jr. looks at hismother Tahitah Myles (obscured) asshe collapses during the funeral for 55his father Ronnie Chambers, 33, avictim of gun violence, in ChicagoFebruary 4, 2013. Shirley Chambersof Chicago had four children -three boys and a girl. Now theyreall gone. Her son, RonnieChambers, was the last of the singlemothers children - all victims of gunviolence in Chicago over a periodof 18 years. REUTERS/John Gress
  56. 56. 56President Barack Obama uses a magnifying glass to play a game with children in a pre- kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur February 14, 2013. Obama flew to Georgia to push his plan to ensure high- quality preschool, unveiled during his State of the Union address this week. REUTERS/Jason Reed
  57. 57. 57Faithful hold a sign as Pope Benedict XVI leads the Sunday Angelus in Saint Peters Square at the Vatican February 17, 2013. Pope Benedict, speaking before a larger than usual crowd at his penultimateSunday address, asked the faithful to pray for him and for the next pope. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
  58. 58. 58A U.S. Army soldier with Charlie Company, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1stArmored Division blows a bubble with hischewing gum during a mission near Command OutpostPain Kalay in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province February3, 2013. REUTERS/Andre w Burton
  59. 59. 59Prisoners jostle to enter their ward after theirprison riot was quelled at the Lira Central Prison in Northern Uganda February 13, 2013. The prisoners rioted against the long periods in remand and congestion in wards, according to local media. Lira Central Prison was built in the 1930s to hold less than 100prisoners but there are currently 680, with most of them onremand awaiting trial. Some prisoners have already been on remand for three years, according to thereport. REUTERS/Hudso n Apunyo
  60. 60. 60 A nun waves her handkerchief from awindow as Pope Benedict XVI makes his final address atCastelgandolfo, February 28, 2013. Pope Benedict slips quietly from the world stage on Thursday after a private last goodbye to his cardinals and a short flight to a country palace to enter the final phase of his life "hidden from the world". REUTERS/Tony Gentile
  61. 61. 61A picture shot through the window ofa house that has to be torn down asit is within the perimeters of theOlympic Park shows the Olympicstadium for the Sochi 2014 WinterOlympics at the Olympic Park inAdler, near Sochi February 18, 2013.Although many complexes andvenues in the Black Sea resort ofSochi mostly resemble building sitesthat are still under construction, thereis nothing to suggest any concernover readiness. Construction will becompleted by August 2013according to organizers. The Sochi2014 Winter Olympics opens onFebruary 7, 2014. REUTERS/KaiPfaffenbach
  62. 62. 62 A Free Syrian Army fighter carries ammunition for a B- 10 recoilless gun in the Haresta neighborhood of Damascus February7, 2013. REUTERS/Gor an Tomasevic
  63. 63. 63 A car drives through the snow at night near Vostochnaya meteorological station, some 500 km northeast of Yakutsk in theRepublic of Sakha, northeast Russia, January 20, 2013. The coldest temperatures in the northern hemisphere have been recorded in Sakha, the location of the the Oymyakon valley, where according to the United Kingdom Met Office a temperature of -67.8 degrees Celsius (-90 degrees Fahrenheit) was registered in 1933 - the coldest on record in the northern hemisphere since the beginning of the 20th century. Yet despite the harsh climate, people live in the valley, and the area is equipped with schools, a post office, a bank, and even an airport runway (albeit open only in the summer).REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
  64. 64. 64 A devotee who is believed to be possessed by evil spirits shouts slogans as she runs in a state of trance around the courtyard of Guru Deoji Maharaj temple during a ghost fair at Malajpur village in Betul district in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh January 27, 2013. People from across India come to this fair to be exorcised of †˜ evil spirits†™ They are usually brought by .relatives and they are most often women. The exorcism involves running around the temple courtyard to make the ghost weak then being beaten by a priest with a broom. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
  65. 65. 65 A man and a women talk between the barrier that divides their praying areas before Friday prayers insidethe mosque at the Mississauga Muslim Community Centre in Mississauga, January 18, 2013. Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organization, Muhammad Tahirul Qadri, has held several lectures at the Community Centre, located just west Toronto, Ontario. Qadri recently returned to Pakistan after living in Canada for several years to lead a call for reforms that has made him an instant hit among Pakistanis disillusioned with the state. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
  66. 66. 66 Riaz, three-year-old, sits in an open suitcase filled with clothes as his mother wheels it alongthe side of a highway in Mumbai February25, 2013. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash
  67. 67. 67 Commuters stand at the open doorways of asuburban train as they head toward their destination in Mumbai November 3, 2012. Almost all rail operations in India are handled by state- owned organisation, Indian Railways - one of the biggest and busiest rail networks in the world operating 9,000 passengertrains and transporting up to 20 million passengers everyday. Indian Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal will unveil the railway budget on February 26, amid speculation that the government could raise fares for the second time in two months to help mend the network†™ s finances. REUTERS/Navesh Chitraka
  68. 68. An empty papal throne ispictured before the AshWednesday mass at the St. 68Peters Basilica in theVatican February13, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
  69. 69. 69 A municipal worker captures a stray dog in Ciudad Juarez February 5, 2013. Local authorities believe that up to 100,000 stray dogs prowl the streets of Ciudad Juarez, many of them abandoned by the estimated 200,000 residents who fled the city at the height of the drug-related violence in 2010 and 2011. Recently, local workers have been picking up the remains of between 40-60 dogs daily, with 4,970 dead animals retrieved in2012, according to the citys head of clean-up efforts.Authorities believe the dogs died due to starvation, extreme temperatures, from being struck by vehicles, or died near their owners former homes while waiting in vain for them to return. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
  70. 70. 70 A person jumps off the Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge in Hubei province, China, February27, 2013. A young couple jumped into the Yangtze River from the bridge one after another in the haze on Wednesday. According to local media, police said thecouple was still missing and has a low chance of
  71. 71. 71 A man runs through snow after a snowstorm inthe desert, nearTabuk, 1,500 km(932 miles) from Riyadh, SaudiArabia, Februar y1, 2013. REUTERS /Mohamed Alhwaity
  72. 72. 72 A pedestrian walksinto wind-driven snow inBoston, Massachusett s February 8, 2013 at the beginning of what is forecasted to be a major winter snow storm.REUTERS/Brian Snyde
  73. 73. 73 A man cycles pastdamaged cars that are piled up to be used ascover from snipers in theKhaldiyeh area of Homs February19, 2013. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
  74. 74. 74An elderly man is being helpedoutside the headquarters of stateoil giant Pemex in Mexico CityJanuary 31, 2013. A powerfulexplosion rocked the Mexico Cityheadquarters of state oil giantPemex on Thursday, killing atleast 14 people and injuring 100others.The blast hit the lowerfloors of the downtown towerblock, throwing debris into thestreets and sending workersrunning outside. Interior MinisterMiguel Angel Osorio Chong saidthe blast killed at least 14 peopleand injured 100. It was not yetclear what caused theexplosion, and the death tollcould still rise, headded. REUTERS/Alejandro Dias
  75. 75. 75 A Malian soldier carrying machine gun ammunition jumps over a fence during fighting with Islamists in Gao, February 21, 2013. French and Malian troopsfought Islamists on the streets of Gao and a car bombexploded in Kidal, as fighting showed little sign of abatingweeks before France plans to start withdrawing some forces. REUTERS/Joe Penney
  76. 76. 76An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy dressed in a special costume as a soldier for Purim stands next to a group of adults in Bnei BrakFebruary 23, 2013. Purim is acelebration of the Jews salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book ofEsther. REUTERS/Nir Elias
  77. 77. 77Models present creations from the Donna Karan Autumn/Winter 2013 collection during New York Fashion Week in New York, February 11, 2013. Photo taken using multiple exposures. REUTERS/Carl o Allegri
  78. 78. 78French CRS riot police are covered withpaint during clashes with demonstratorsin front of tyre maker Goodyear DunlopFrance headquarters in RueilMalmaison, near Paris February 12, 2013.U.S. tyremaker Goodyear confirmed lastmonth the project to close a Frenchplant near the northern city ofAmiens, which, if undertaken, wouldlead to the layoff of 1,173 jobs. In acompany statement, Goodyear statedthat the plant closure is the only possibleoption after five years of unsuccessfulnegotiations. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
  79. 79. 79 A mural on the Shankill road shows tributes to Britains Queen Elizabeth in West Belfast, February 21, 2013. Historically most of the hundreds of murals across Northern Ireland promoted either republican or loyalistpolitical beliefs, often glorifying paramilitary groups such as the Irish Republican Army or the Ulster Volunteer Force, or commemorating people who lost their lives in paramilitary or military attacks. However, since the paramilitary ceasefires some of the paintings have become less sectarian, celebrating sporting successes and cultural achievements. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
  80. 80. 80 Supporters wear hooded sweatshirts as they bow their heads in prayer during a candlelight vigil at the exact moment when teenager Trayvon Martin was shot one year ago by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida February 26, 2013. The fatal encounter between Martin and Zimmerman has thrown the spotlight on gun control and Floridas much criticized "Stand Your Ground" statute, also known as a "shoot first"law, which was signed into law by former Governor Jeb Bush in 2005. The attendees symbolically wore hooded sweatshirts as Martin was wearing one at the time of his death. REUTERS/Brian Blanco
  81. 81. 81 Beyonce looks out at the photographers as she comes backstage to pose with her award for Best Traditional R&BPerformance for "Love On Top" at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
  82. 82. 82 Dancer Siobhan Phelan from Ireland performs in one of the heats duringthe All Scotland Championships in Irish Dancing at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow, Scotland February 22, 2013. REUTERS/David Moir
  83. 83. 83 Obscured by soap bubbles, West Ham Uniteds Joe Cole celebrates after scoring against Tottenham Hotspur during their EnglishPremier League soccer match at Upton Park stadium in east London February25, 2013. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
  84. 84. 84An indigenous Venezuelan woman prays forthe health of President Hugo Chavez during a meeting of indigenous communities inCaracas February 21, 2013. Chavez made asurprise return to Venezuela, more than two months after cancer surgery in Cuba, tocontinue treatment at home for the disease that is jeopardizing his 14-year socialist rule.REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
  85. 85. 85 A Sumatran tiger plays with a pig before killing it at the Sumatra Tiger Rescue Centre compound, inside the Tambling Wildlife Nature Conservation (TWNC) near Bandar Lampung, the southern tip of Sumatra island February 24, 2013. The rescue centre has released five tigers since 2009 on the 45,000 hectares of the TWNC jungle while eight are still under their care. One of the eight will bereleased next year. Rizal, a tiger keeper, said on a monthly basis the eight tigers eat atotal of 80 live pigs, each weighing between 10-12 kilograms. The Sumatran tiger is a rare tiger subspecies that inhabits the Indonesian island of Sumatra. About 440-600 Sumatran tigers, which was classified as critically endangered, were accounted for by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2008. The owner of TWNC, Tomy Winata, said his company, Artha Graha, has already invested between $20-25 million in TWNC, with monthly costs to sustain the reserve at approximately
  86. 86. 86 Two snakes are seen inside their compartment inwooden cupboards labelled "Poisonous Snakes", at a snake soup store in Hong Kong January 29, 2013. There are scores of people in Hong Kong who havethrough generations tamed snakes to make soup outof them, a traditional cuisine believed to be good for the health. Yet the people behind providing freshsnakes for the savoury meal thought to speed up the bodys blood flow and keep it strong in the cold winter months may be doomed, with young people increasingly reluctant to take on a job they see as hard and dirty. Picture taken January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
  87. 87. 87A man watches as fireworks light up the skyline of Shanghai incelebration of Chinese New Year in Shanghai early February 10, 2013. The Lunar New Year, or SpringFestival, begins on February 10 and marks the start of the Year of the Snake, according to the Chinese zodiac. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
  88. 88. 88 A villager goes through the process of eye scanning for Unique Identification (UID) database system at an enrolment centre at Merta district in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan February 21, 2013.In a more ambitious version of programmes that haveslashed poverty in Brazil and Mexico, the Indian government has begun to use the UID database, known as Aadhaar, to make direct cash transfers to the poor, in an attempt to cut out frauds who siphon billions of dollars from welfare schemes. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal
  89. 89. 89 A board with butchers horsemeat cuts hangs on the wall at Le TaxiJaune restaurant in Paris, February 14, 2013. If the thought of having eaten Romanian cart horses in mislabelled frozen lasagne is making Britons choke, a loyal minority in France laments a dwindling appetite for a meat they say is a tastier and healthier alternative to beef. The Frenchnow consume less than 300 grams (0.66 lbs) per person per year, a fifth of what they ate 30 years ago and less than 1 percent of the total meat they consume. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
  90. 90. 90 Shopkeeper Abderrahmane Maiga stands in front of his destroyed general shop in Gao February 23, 2013. The shops were destroyed during fighting between Islamists and Malianand French armies. REUTERS/Joe Penney
  91. 91. 91 Benjamin Schmitt, a supporter of the foodsharing movement searches food in a dumpster behind a supermarket in Berlin, January 31, 2013. Foodsharing is a Germaninternet based platform where individuals, retailers or producers have the possibility of offering surplus food to consumers for free. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
  92. 92. 92 Britains Prime Minister DavidCameron (4th R) walks inside the premises of the holy Sikh shrine of Golden temple in the northern Indian city of Amritsar February 20, 2013. Cameron on Wednesday became the first servingprime minister to voice regret about one of the British Empires bloodiest episodes in India, the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, and laid a wreath at Amritsar, scene of a notorious massacre of unarmed civilians. REUTERS/Stringer
  93. 93. 93 A Palestinian protester throws stones during clashes with Israelisoldiers in the West Bank city of Hebron February 25, 2013 following the funeral of Palestinianprisoner Arafat Jaradat. Jaradats death in an Israeli jail on Saturday and a hunger strike by four other Palestinian inmates have raised tension in the occupied territory after repeatedclashes between stone- throwers and Israeli soldiers in recent days. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma
  94. 94. 94 People and police officers try to recover charred bodies of the driver and passengers by cutting the wreckage of a burnt taxi at the site of a military aircraft crash in Sanaa February 19, 2013. A Yemeni fighter jet crashed in the centre of the capital Sanaa, killing at least six people, medical sourcessaid. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
  95. 95. 95 People relax in one of theBlue Lagoon hot springs near the town ofGrindavik, Iceland, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
  96. 96. 96 German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) talks with Family MinisterKristina Schroeder during a session of the Bundestag, the lower house of parliament in Berlin February21, 2013. REUTERS/Thoma s Peter
  97. 97. 97Actress Catherine Zeta- Jones performs a song from the movie "Chicago" at the 85th Academy Awards inHollywood, California, F ebruary24, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
  98. 98. 98 A French soldier guards an outpost with a FR-F2 sniper rifle on the road to the airport, where French troops are based, in Gao February12, 2013. REUTERS/Fr ancois Rihouay
  99. 99. 99 A protester jumps on a police vehicle as it passes by an anti- government protest in Cairo February 22, 2013. President Mohamed Mursi on Thursday called parliamentary elections that will begin on April 27 and finish in late June, a four-stage vote that the Islamist leader hopes will conclude Egypts turbulent transition todemocracy. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
  100. 100. 100Thai groom Sopon Sapaotong (L), 41, and his bride Chutima Imsuntear, 37, jump in a pond during a wedding ceremony ahead of Valentines Day in Prachin Buri province, east of Bangkok February 13, 2013.Three Thai couples took part in the wedding ceremony arranged by a Thai resort that aimed to strengthen therelationships of the couples by doing fun activities. REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa
  101. 101. 101 Jennifer Lawrence reacts as she poses backstage with her Oscar after winning the best actress award for her role in "Silver Linings Playbook" at the 85th Academy Awards inHollywood, California, February 24, 2013. Lawrence reacted tosome photographers telling her to watch her step as she went onto the platform. REUTERS/Mike Blake
  102. 102. 102A child covers her face as she waits forher mother voting at a polling station inRome February 24, 2013. Italians began voting on Sunday in one of the mostclosely watched elections in years, with markets nervous about whether it can produce a strong government to pull Italy out of recession and help resolve the euro zone debt crisis.REUTERS/Yara Nardi
  103. 103. 103 A surfer swims at Barra da Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February22, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
  104. 104. 104 An undated artists rendering of the proposed cruise ship Titanic II, provided by the Blue Star Line as Australian billionaire Clive Palmer unveiled plans for his dream ship during a news conference in NewYork February 26, 2013. The cruise ship will be built by the CSC Jingling Shipyard in China, and will sail from Southhampton, England to New York on her maiden voyage in late 2016 according to Palmer. REUTERS/Blue Star Line/Handout
  105. 105. 105Children play during a vigil prayer service for PopeBenedict XVI at Basilica de Suyapa inTegucigalpa, Honduras, Fe bruary 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera
  106. 106. pps by chieuquetoi, bachkien 106 A full moon rises behind the Empire State Building in New York as a man watches in a park along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey, February 25, 2013.REUTERS/Gary Hersh