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Saturday, 13 February 2016
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
A wild elephant walks through the streets as people follow in Siliguri,
West Bengal, India, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, wandering in from the
Baikunthapur forest, crossing roads and a small river. The elephant
trampled parked cars and motorbikes before it was tranquilized.
A health worker fumigates the Martires 19 de Julio cemetery to help
prevent mosquitoes which can carry Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika viruses,
on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. The Aedes
aegypti mosquito lives and breeds in people's homes and yards, making it
tough to reach with sprays, often requiring labor-intensive
The North Side Skull & Bone Gang parade down the streets during the
wake up call for Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Their
costumes are intended to represent the dead and they bring a serious
message, reminding people of their mortality and the need to live a
productive and good life.
A Palestinian demonstrator throws back a tear gas canister fired by
Israeli troops during a demonstration a calling for the release of
Palestinian journalist Mohammed al-Qeq, outside Ofer military prison
near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Al-Qeq has
refused food for over 70 days to protest his six-month imprisonment
without trial or charges, an Israeli practice known as administrative
A camel stands in an open field as rainbow appears in a cloudy sky over
the southern Israeli Beduoin village of Rahat, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016.
A resident watches a "Careta" parading through the streets of Triunfo,
Brazil, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The traditional festivity dates back
almost a century; residents say it was created in this small town by two
men who weren't allowed to take part in a folk celebration because they
A child navigates through rubble and barbed wire in Aleppo, Syria,
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Fighting around Syria's largest city has
brought government forces closer to the Turkish border than at any point
in recent years, routing rebels from key areas and creating a
humanitarian disaster as tens of thousands of people flee.
A young child lies in a bucket to be weighed by nurses in Bangui,
Central African Republic, Thursday Feb. 11, 2016. The U.N. World Food
Program estimates that nearly half the country - 2.5 million people -
are facing hunger as more than two years of violence has severely
disrupted the country’s agriculture and health care sectors. Two former
prime ministers, Touadera and Anicet Georges Dologuele, are running
neck-and-neck in the second round of presidential elections Sunday Feb.
14 to end years of violence pitting Muslims against Christians in the
Central African Republic.
A man walks past birds perched in a tree on a foggy morning in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.
People watch a fireworks display from Kim Il Sung Square as they gather
to celebrate a satellite launch in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Feb.
8, 2016. World leaders said the launch violated a U.N. ban on
Pyongyang's use of ballistic missile technology. North Korea says the
launch of a new Earth observation satellite, the Kwangmyongsong 4, or
Shining Star 4, is part of a peaceful space program.