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  • In Pictures Belarus protests

    People argue with a plainclothes policemen as he tries with others to detain a protester (c.) during an action called 'Revolution via social network' in Minsk, Belarus, on July 3. Participants in the protest action are being detained in Minsk.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/26

    A couple walks along the Delaware Canal towpath Saturday during the Delaware Canal festival, in Yardley, Pa.

  • Belarus cracks down on growing protests

    Belarus cracks down on growing protests

    Belarus security services detained at least 450 protesters in the wake of rallies across the country against the strong-armed measures of President Alexander Lukashenko.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/22

    Actors perform a play about suffering of civilians in WW II, early morning, at the time the Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union 70 years ago outside St.Petersburg, Russia.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 06/09

    A Chelsea Pensioner takes a photograph during a Founder's Day ceremony at the Margaret Thatcher Infirmary at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London.

  • In Pictures Vanishing Jews of Belarus

    A farmer’s son stands in a hamlet near Gomel. Hundreds of villages were ethnically cleansed of Yiddish speakers during the Nazi occupation. He doesn’t know any Jewish people.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/26

    Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Starr of the New York Army National Guard stands at attention as taps is played during a memorial service at the New York Division of Military and Naval Affairs in Latham, NY. The service remembered the 32 members of the New York Army National Guard and one member of the New York Naval Militia who have died on active duty since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/03

    Sri Lanka's Buddhist monks from the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) party hold up oil lamps during a peaceful protest against a UN-appointed panel report in Colombo. The Sri Lankan hardliner nationalist, all Buddhist monk party JHU held a protest against the UN report, which alleged thousands of civilians were killed during the last phase of the war, as they and other protesters marched to Independence Square.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/26

    A newly hatched baby Olive Ridley turtle wades past a human footprint to enter the sea at the Rushikulya River mouth beach in Ganjam district, India, Tuesday. Millions of baby Olive Ridley turtles are hatching and entering the Bay of Bengal on the coast of Orissa over the past few days.

  • In Pictures Chernobyl 25th anniversary

    A widow holds a portrait of her husband during a ceremony to honor the victims of the Chernobyl accident, held in Kiev, Ukraine, on April 26. Ukraine marked the 25th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear accident at its Chernobyl power plant as Japan pressed on with efforts to control the crisis at its Fukushima plant.