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In PHOTOS: The world in the last 24 hours

Last updated on: March 11, 2011 11:49 IST

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Presenting some of the best moments from around the globe in the last 24 hours.

A rebel vehicle is hit by a shell fired by soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, during a battle along the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad on March 10. Libyan tanks fired on rebel positions around the oil port of Ras Lanuf and warplanes hit another oil hub further east on Thursday as Muammar Gaddafi carried counter-attacks deeper into the insurgent heartland

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Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
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Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son, Saif al-Islam, pauses during an interview with Reuters in Tripoli on March 10. Libya is preparing full-scale military action to crush a rebellion and will not surrender even if Western powers intervene in the conflict, al-Islam said on Thursday


Photographs: Chris Helgren/Reuters
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Teardrops are seen on the face of a Tibetan protester during a rally against China in Kathmandu March 10. Tibetans in Kathmandu protested during the 52nd anniversary of the Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet.


Photographs: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters
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A portrait of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan hangs on a wall in Lagos. Africa's most populous nation is due to hold presidential, parliamentary and state elections in April.


Photographs: Joseph Penney/Reuters
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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi attends a news conference announcing reforms for the judicial system at Chigi Palace in Rome on March 10


Photographs: Alessia Pierdomenico/Reuters
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Firefighters carry out rescue work in a damaged supermarket after an earthquake hit Yingjiang county, Yunnan province on March 10. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake has left at least 25 people dead and 250 others injured, Xinhua News Agency reported. Picture taken March 10


Photographs: China Daily/Reuters
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A prison officer stands guard in a shower room at the prison at Kochubeyevskoy, some 70km (44 miles) from the southern Russian city of Stavropol on March 10. The prison holds around 1,500 inmates convicted of serious crimes


Photographs: Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters
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Actress Lindsay Lohan (L), with her attorney Shawn Chapman Holley (not seen in picture), appears in Airport Courthouse in Los Angeles on March 10. Lohan is accused of walking out of a Los Angeles jewelry store without paying for a gold designer necklace in January -- just three weeks after ending her fifth stint in drug and alcohol rehab in three years


Photographs: David McNew/Pool/Reuters
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An Iranian cleric rests as he sits at a religious conference hall in Qom, 120 km (75 miles) south of Tehran on March 10. The clerics are attending the International Conference of Religious Doctrines and the Mind-Body Problem


Photographs: Morteza Nikoubazl/Reuters
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People play in front of a wave crashing into Beirut's Corniche, a seaside promenade, as high winds sweep through Lebanon ahead of an impending storm on March 10


Photographs: Jamal Saidi/Reuters
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