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Photos Of The Week: February 27-March 5


Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is a little hot under the collar after speaking to French business leaders in Paris. - Photo by Yoan Valat for epa
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is a little hot under the collar after speaking to French business leaders in Paris. - Photo by Yoan Valat for epa

Afghan boys study their school books amidst the graves in a cemetery in the capital, Kabul. - Photo by Ahmad Masood for Reuters
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Afghan boys study their school books amidst the graves in a cemetery in the capital, Kabul. - Photo by Ahmad Masood for Reuters

Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko leaves parliament after a no-confidence motion voted her government out. - Photo by Sergei Supinsky for AFP
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Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko leaves parliament after a no-confidence motion voted her government out. - Photo by Sergei Supinsky for AFP

A Pakistani soldier holds a rocket launcher while securing a road in Khar near the border with Afghanistan. - Photo by Adrees Latif for Reuters
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A Pakistani soldier holds a rocket launcher while securing a road in Khar near the border with Afghanistan. - Photo by Adrees Latif for Reuters

Russian servicemen take part in war games in the North Caucasus, east of Vladikavkaz, the capital of North Ossetia. - Photo by Kazbek Basayev for Reuters
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Russian servicemen take part in war games in the North Caucasus, east of Vladikavkaz, the capital of North Ossetia. - Photo by Kazbek Basayev for Reuters

Inmates of a Russian female prison camp in Selo Gornoye prepare for a "Lady Spring 2010" beauty contest. - Photo by Yuri Maltsev for Reuters
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Inmates of a Russian female prison camp in Selo Gornoye prepare for a "Lady Spring 2010" beauty contest. - Photo by Yuri Maltsev for Reuters

An Afghan boy throws a box on a burning pile of confiscated narcotics in Kabul. - Photo by Ahmad Masood for Reuters
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An Afghan boy throws a box on a burning pile of confiscated narcotics in Kabul. - Photo by Ahmad Masood for Reuters

Belarusian police pay their respects at a monument in Minsk dedicated to officers killed in the line of duty. - Photo by Viktor Drachev for AFP
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Belarusian police pay their respects at a monument in Minsk dedicated to officers killed in the line of duty. - Photo by Viktor Drachev for AFP

A piece of heavy equipment sits submerged after being carried away by a tsunami following Chile's earthquake. - Photo by Ivan Alvarado for Reuters
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A piece of heavy equipment sits submerged after being carried away by a tsunami following Chile's earthquake. - Photo by Ivan Alvarado for Reuters

A member of Iraq's security forces displays his ink-stained finger after early voting in parliamentary polls. - Photo by Mohammed Ameen for Reuters
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A member of Iraq's security forces displays his ink-stained finger after early voting in parliamentary polls. - Photo by Mohammed Ameen for Reuters

Aleksei Grishin returns to Minsk after winning Belarus's first Winter Olympics gold medal, in freestyle aerial skiing. - Photo by RFE/RL's Belarus Service
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Aleksei Grishin returns to Minsk after winning Belarus's first Winter Olympics gold medal, in freestyle aerial skiing. - Photo by RFE/RL's Belarus Service

A woman covers her face with the national flag during a ceremony marking Teacher's Day in Baghdad. - Photo by Ahmad al-Rubaye for AFP
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A woman covers her face with the national flag during a ceremony marking Teacher's Day in Baghdad. - Photo by Ahmad al-Rubaye for AFP

China presented a pair of rare white tigers to the zoo in Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo, as a sign of friendship. - Photo by Ishara S. Kodikara for AFP
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China presented a pair of rare white tigers to the zoo in Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo, as a sign of friendship. - Photo by Ishara S. Kodikara for AFP

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