February 16, 2012

Posted February 16th, 2012 at 3:34 pm (UTC-4)
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"Spain ARCO Art"

"Somalia Unrest"

1Displaced Somalis flee the Afgoye corridor after African Union peace keeping forces advanced on suspected Al-Shebab bases, south of Mogadishu, Somalia. (AFP)

"Yemen Children"

2Children fill containers with drinking water in the Old City of Sana'a, Yemen. (Reuters)

"Hong Kong Photographers"

3News photographers hoisted up by cranes view the home of former Hong Kong Chief Secretary Henry Tang, a potential candidate for the upcoming Chief Executive election, in Hong Kong. Inspectors from the Buildings Department are to examine unauthorized building work in the basement of the Kowloon Tong property owned by Tang's wife. (Reuters)

"Bahrain"

4A riot policeman fires tear gas toward anti-government demonstrators in Musalla, Bahrain, on the edge of the capital of Manama. Security remained tight in Manama and Shi'ite villages, with clashes between anti-government protesters and riot police in several areas. (AP)

"Israel Asylum Seekers"

5African refugees share breakfast at a shelter in Tel Aviv, Israel. Some 50,000 Africans have entered Israel in recent years, fleeing conflict and poverty in search of safety and opportunity in the relatively prosperous Jewish state. (AP)

"Germany Ski Jumping World Cup"

6Judges wait in their boxes at the men's Large Hill individual ski jumping World Cup in Klingenthal, Germany. Due to heavy winds Thursday's competition was canceled. (AP)

"South Africa Sport"

7A paddler negotiates white water during the first day of the Dusi Canoe Marathon in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. More than 1700 competitors take part in the annual 120 km (75 miles) race which begins in Pietermaritzburg and ends in Durban. (Reuters)

"Kazakhstan Nature"

8Horses graze in a wintry steppe near the Chinese border in southeastern Kazakhstan. (Reuters)

"New York Fashion Week"

9A model presents a creation from the Milly by Michelle Smith Fall/Winter 2012 collection during New York Fashion Week. (Reuters)

"Ukraine Pigeons"

10Pigeons fly above cars and people on a street in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Reuters)

"France Lemon Festival"

11A worker puts the final touch at a castle made from lemons and oranges during the lemon festival in Menton, southern France. (Reuters)

"Switzerland Carnival"

12People dressed for carnival at the start of the Luzern-Carnival in Lucerne, Switzerland, in the early morning hours. The history of Lucerne's carnival can be traced back over more than 600 years and is best known for its individually hand-crafted masks and costumes paraded in the town's streets and squares by thousands of revellers during the three-day carnival festival. (Reuters)

"Spain Carnival"

13Contestant Guacimara Alfonso performs on stage during the annual carnival queen election gala at Santa Cruz de Tenerife, on the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife. (Reuters)

 

One Response to “February 16, 2012”

  1. Jnan Bora says:

    It’s prenear 03:30 A.M. The@morning twilight is gradually approaching. My drowsy eyes are just browsing through the picture news of 16 Feb 2012. I am glad to see the pigeons flying over the cars and the people on a busy street in Kieve,Ukraine,though some other pictures display negative flairs. Thanks for this space. Okay ! Bye !

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