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REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

Last updated on: February 8, 2011 13:49 IST

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We bring you some of the best photos from around the world in the last 48 hours.

Anti-Mubarak slogans are seen on a medic's gloves in the opposition stronghold of Tahrir Square in Cairo

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Photographs: Dylan Martinez/Reuters
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Six former air hostesses of Mexicana Airlines pose during a news conference before taking part in a private session for Playboy magazine in Mexico City. Heavily indebted Mexicana, one of the world's oldest airlines, suspended all flights in August 2010 but plans to resume operations in 2011


Photographs: Henry Romero/Reuters
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Latest image of the far side of the Sun based on high resolution data taken by NASA's two STEREO (Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory) spacecraft on February 2, 2011 at 23:56 GMT when there was still a small gap between the STEREO Ahead and Behind data. This gap started to close on February 6, 2011, when the spacecraft achieved 180 degree separation, and will completely close over the next several days.


Photographs: NASA/Handout/Reuters
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Schoolgirls wearing colourful dresses cheer as they fly a kite during an event to mark the Basant or spring festival in Amritsar. Basant is celebrated mainly in Haryana and Punjab, marking the start of the spring season.


Photographs: Munish Sharma/Reuters
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An opposition supporter with his face painted with the colours of the Egyptian flag rests inside a burnt out van at Tahrir Square in Cairo


Photographs: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters
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Ballet dancer Komine Saya from Japan performs her classical variation during the Prix de Lausanne semi-final competition in Lausanne.


Photographs: Valentin Flauraud/Reuters
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Australian Defence Force engineers carry the casket of their friend and colleague Cpl Richard Atkinson at Multinational Base Tarin Kowt in Uruzgan province in this photo provided by ISAF Regional Command (South). Atkinson was killed by an improvised explosive device (IED), during a joint patrol with the Afghan National Army in the Tangi Valley on February 2, 2011


Photographs: Christopher Dickson/Australian Department of Defense/Handout/Reuters
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Newly married couples sit beside their belongings, which were donated to them by a non-governmental organisation, during a mass marriage ceremony at Bahirkhand village, north of Kolkata, on February 6.

A total of 85 tribal Muslim and Hindu couples from various villages across the state took their wedding vows on Sunday during the day-long mass marriage ceremony organised by a non-governmental organisation


Photographs: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters
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A folk artist pauses while waiting for to perform at a temple fair celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year at Dongyue Temple in Beijing. The Lunar New Year began on February 3 and marks the start of the Year of the Rabbit, according to the Chinese zodiac


Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters
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Boys get blessings from Swami Nitya Gopal Ji Mahar (Right), a Hindu holyman, after wearing a 'janeyu' or sacred thread during a ritual in the city of Allahabad


Photographs: Jitendra Prakash/Reuters
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Two men in carnival costume soar through the air with their sledge as they take a jump during the 'Schnablerrennen', a traditional Bavarian sledge race in the southern Bavarian village of Gaissach, near Bad Toelz


Photographs: Michaela Rehle/Reuters
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Anti-government supporters rest by an Egyptian army tank in Tahrir Square in Cairo


Photographs: Dylan Martinez/Reuters
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Nils Lauper of Switzerland jumps during the men's half-pipe qualification at the FIS Freestyle World Championships in Park City, Utah


Photographs: Mark Blinch/Reuters
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