A rebel fighter gestures as he runs across a street in the Mleha suburb of Damascus, during what opposition milita said was an offensive against them by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad
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Luggage carts stand empty at Frankfurt am Main airport, as German airline Lufthansa is hit by the biggest strike in its history. Normal services are expected to resume on Saturday.
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An anti-government activist clashes with riot police during a protest in Caracas, Venezuela. Demonstrations began in San Cristobal almost two months ago and at least 39 people have been killed in protest-related violence
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US soldiers carry a flag-draped coffin containing the remains believed to be of a US soldier during a repatriation ceremony at Phnom Penh International Airport. Remains thought to be those of three US servicemen killed in Cambodia more than four decades ago during the Vietnam war were repatriated for identification in the US.
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Muslim children rest inside their tent during a census at an internally displaced people’s refugee camp at Theechaung village on the outskirts of Sittwe, in the western Myanmar state of Rakhine on Tuesday
Girls wave flags at a campaign rally for Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, in Herat. The flags read “number 1” , Abdullah’s number on ballot papers. Eight candidates are campaigning for the country’s third presidential election, to be held on April 5.
A boy waves presidential candidate Zalmai Rassoul’s election campaign flag in Bagram, Afghanistan on Tuesday.
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A Bodet worker carries a clock at a plant in Trémentines, western France. Bodet has manufactured clocks since 1868 for churches, stations, sports halls and employs 630 workers in France.
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A special forces police officer fires rubber bullets as a protester raises his hand during a demonstration at the front of Cairo University, Egypt on Wednesday.
Relatives carry coffins containing the remains of 46 Kosovo Albanians killed by Serb Security forces during the 1998-99 war, in Pristina, Kosovo. The remains were recovered from a mass grave and have now been identified and will be reburied on 26 March in southern Kosovo 15 years after they were killed.