News photos of the day
Date: 2/8/2012 Album ID: 1411406
News photos from around the world, Wednesday, February 8, 2012.
In this photo released by Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines President Benigno Aquino III, in yellow shirt, and other officials inspect the quake-stricken city of Guihulngan, Negros Oriental province in central Philippines Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. Monday's magnitude- 6.9 earthquake killed over two dozen people but officials said the death toll was likely to rise as rescuers struggle to reach remote areas.(AP Photo/Malacanang Palace, Jay Morales) NO SALES, EDITORIAL USE ONLY
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Pakistani fishermen on their way to port after fishing in the Arabian sea in Karachi, Pakistan, on Wednesday, Feb 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
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Palestinian activist  Abdullah Abu Rahmeh, center, scuffles with a border police officer as Palestinians planted trees in West Bank village of El-Jinya near Ramallah, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. The protestors said the tree planting was in response to recent vandalism by Jewish settlers in the village. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)
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A Japanese Buddhist monk prays during a candlelight vigil in Tokyo Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. Hundreds of pro-Tibet supporters and Tibetans living in Japan held the vigil to show their solidarity with Tibetans who have either died by self-immolation or were allegedly killed by Chinese police. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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Exiled Tibetan monks participate in a candle light vigil to show solidarity with Tibetans who have either set themselves on fire or were allegedly killed by Chinese forces, during a protest march in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.  Hundreds of Tibetan activists marched through the streets of New Delhi, calling for freedom for their homeland and decrying Chinese rule.  (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
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Indian Muslim women display their indelible mark on their fingers as they react to the camera after casting their vote, in Gonda district, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.  Residents in India's largest state began voting Wednesday in a monthlong local election with repercussions for the whole nation. The state of Uttar Pradesh is so large, with 200 million people, that voting is spread over seven phases and will last until March 3. Results will be declared March 6.(AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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A cyclist takes a photograph of the frozen river Spree in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. A cold spell has affected large areas of Europe with temperatures plummeting far below zero. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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In this image made on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, from CCTV television,  a 15-pound baby named Chun Chun,  is washed by a nurse at Xinxiang Maternity Hospital, in Xinxiang city, Henan province, China.  A mother in central China gave birth to the 15.52 pound (7.04 kilogram) baby on Saturday, possibly the largest newborn on record since the country's founding in 1949. (AP Photo/CCTV via APTN) TV OUT, CHINA OUT
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Soldiers patrol the streets at the historic center in Salvador, Brazil, Wednesday Feb. 8, 2012. Crime reportedly jumped when one-third of the 30,000 police in Bahia walked off the job Jan. 31. Though violence has tapered off a bit since more than 3,400 soldiers and federal police were sent in to patrol Salvador on Sunday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Tibetan monks and supporters throw dust in the air in honor of the dead monks and protesters self-immolated or killed in clashes with Chinese security forces during a vigil in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.  Lobsang Sangay, the head of Tibet's government-in-exile, called for worldwide vigils on Wednesday, following a series of self-immolations and bloody clashes between Tibetans and Chinese forces.  (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
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A Tibetan exile participates in a rally to show solidarity with Tibetans who have either set themselves on fire or were allegedly killed by Chinese police, during a protest march in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. China on Tuesday vowed to crack down on unrest in Tibetan areas and accused overseas activist groups and the Dalai Lama of fomenting the recent violence. More than a dozen monks and nuns have set themselves on fire in ethnic Tibetan areas of Sichuan over the last year. Most have chanted for Tibetan freedom and the return of the Dalai Lama, who fled to India amid an abortive uprising against Chinese rule in 1959.  (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
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Indian voters stand in a queue to cast their votes outside a polling station, in Ayodhya, India, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. Residents in India's largest state began voting Wednesday in a monthlong local election with repercussions for the whole nation. The state of Uttar Pradesh is so large, with 200 million people, that voting is spread over seven phases and will last until March 3. Results will be declared March 6. (AP Photo/ Manish Swarup)
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Boats are seen in the frozen river Spree, Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. A cold spell is affected large parts of Europe with temperatures plummeting far below zero. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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