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In PHOTOS: Deadly Gaza air strikes, Syria unrest and more

Last updated on: March 15, 2012 08:01 IST

In PHOTOS: Deadly Gaza air strikes, Syria unrest and more

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Wounded Palestinian children in a hospital in the northern Gaza Strip, after an Israeli air strike. Israeli air strikes killed two Palestinian militants and wounded 25 civilians in the Gaza Strip on Monday.

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Photographs: Ali Hassan/ Reuters

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An Israeli man looks out from a building window that was shattered after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza landed nearby in the southern city of Ashdod.

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Photographs: Nir Elias/ Reuters
Tags: PHOTOS , Gaza , Syria , Ashdod

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Israeli police officers try to clear people from the site where a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in Gaza landed in the southern city of Ashdod.

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Photographs: Nir Elias/ Reuters
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A doctor at a makeshift hospital displays a bullet removed from the hand of a young girl wounded during what protesters said was an attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces, at the Khalidiya neighbourhood in Homs.

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Photographs: Reuters

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Major Amy Gray, occupational therapist of Task Force Bronco sits next to her 43-year-old teddy bear while waiting for a flight to return home to the U.S. at the pax terminal of FOB Fenty after finishing her one-year assignment in Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan.

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Photographs: Erik De Castro/Reuters

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A Volkswagen "Beetle" (L) and an "UP!" are pictured in a delivery tower at the company's headquarter in Wolfsburg, Germany.

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Photographs: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

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Zoltan Kohari (R), known as the Slovak Batman, claps hands with neighbor Jana Kocisova in the town of Dunajska Streda, some 34 miles (55 km) south of Bratislava. Kohari, who is 26 years old, lives alone in an abandoned building without water, heat or electricity. For local residents he became known as the hero in a Batman's costume. While he has not fought crime yet, he does believe in justice and wants to help the police. Kohari, who is poor, does what he can to help the residents to make their daily life easier. In return, some of these residents give him food.

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Photographs: Radovan Stoklasa/Reuters

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Members of Crystal Palace diving club shower during a training session in London. Standing in neat lines in a south London gym, a squad of hand-picked, tracksuited youngsters stretch their arms in unison, counting together in Mandarin. Taking the proverb 'if you can't beat them, join them' quite literally, Crystal Palace diving club has turned to Chinese expertise to foster Britain's future Olympic hopes.

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Photographs: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

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First year Ironworker apprentices (L-R) Ian Welshhans, Daniel Truax and Jason Taylor practice their welding skills during a class at the Ironworkers Local 549 training facility in Wheeling, West Virginia.

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Photographs: Jason Cohn/Reuters

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Activists of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) linked to India's main opposition Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) shout slogans as they are stopped by police during a protest against corruption in New Delhi.

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Photographs: Parivartan Sharma/Reuters

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Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos (L) is greeted by Luxembourg's Prime Minister and Eurogroup chairman Jean-Claude Juncker (R) at a Eurogroup meeting in Brussels.

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Photographs: Yves Herman/Reuters

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Members of the Oyster Bay Fire Department hang an American flag along a street outside the funeral home for journalist Marie Colvin before her funeral in Oyster Bay, New York.

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Photographs: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

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A supporter holds a poster of East Timor's President Jose Ramos-Horta during Horta's campaign for the upcoming presidential election at a stadium in Ermera district. East Timor's presidential election, scheduled for March 17, will be the country's third presidential election.

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Photographs: Beawiharta/Reuters

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A US soldier keeps watch as Taliban militants, part of a group of a hundred Afghan Talibans, hand over their weapons as they take part in the Afghan government's reconciliation and reintegration program in Laghman province.

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Photographs: Parwiz/Reuters

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Argentine Falklands War veterans walk among the tombstones to pay homage to Argentine soldiers who died during the conflict at Darwin cemetery, in the Falkland Islands.

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Photographs: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

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A man sits on top of sacks behind rows of pushcarts while waiting for a wholesale market to open in Lahore, Pakistan.

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Photographs: Mohsin Raza/Reuters

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Princess Charlene Wittstock of Monaco inspects a shower room during a visit to the Shanghai Pudong Special Education School in Shanghai.

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Photographs: Aly Song/Reuters

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A member of security personnel looks through a pair of binoculars as supporters of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its alliance gather in front of their party office during a rally in Dhaka.

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Photographs: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

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People walk at a park near the river Main in Frankfurt.

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Photographs: Alex Domanski/Reuters

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Residents grieve outside a morgue while waiting to claim the body of their relative who was killed by gunmen duing an attack on goldsmiths shops in northern Baghdad.

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Photographs: Kareem Raheem/Reuters
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Commuters drive over "Freedom Bridge" over Interstate-5 freeway past thousands of yellow ribbons fluttering in the wind as they enter the Madigan Army Hospital gate of Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM), Washington.

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Photographs: Anthony Bolante/Reuters

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Children walk past livestock that died from foot-and-mouth disease placed by farmers outside a veterinary centre during a protest in Ibsheway el-Malaq village in Gharbia governorate, Egypt.


Photographs: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters
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