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REWIND: The best PHOTOS of February

Last updated on: March 3, 2011 07:41 IST

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We bring you a presentation of some of the best photos from around the world in month gone by.

A girl attends Friday prayers in front of an army tank in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 18, 2011. Egyptians held a nationwide "Victory March" to celebrate the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule one week ago, to protect the revolution and to remind new military rulers of the power of the street. Hundreds of thousands joined the rallies, which are also a memorial to the 365 people who died in the 18-day uprising, with many Egyptians expressing their intention to guard their newly-won prospect of democracy.

 

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Photographs: Suhaib Salem/Reuters
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A model poses for a portrait backstage before the Betsey Johnson Fall/Winter 2011 collection show during New York Fashion Week on February 14.


Photographs: Eric Thayer/Reuters
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An Egyptian soldier holds a baby on top of his tank as he poses for photographs inside Tahrir Square in Cairo February 12. Egyptians woke to a new dawn after 30 years of autocratic rule under Hosni Mubarak, full of hope after achieving almost unthinkable change, with the army in charge and an uncertain future ahead.


Photographs: Dylan Martinez/Reuters
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A hawk attacks a rabbit during an annual traditional hunting competition near the village of Uzynagash outside Almaty, February 12. Kazakhstan's national sport of Sayat -- or hunting with birds of prey -- is popular in the Central Asian state. Hunters all over the country arrived for the annual competition.


Photographs: Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters
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An Afghan policeman (C) holds up his gun at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul February 14. A suicide attacker targeted a downtown Kabul hotel, the Safi Landmark, that was hit by a similar assault nearly a year ago, killing at least three people and wounding several others, Afghan and Western officials said.


Photographs: Ahmad Masood/Reuters
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An owner waits with his dog, painted with spots, before a traditional dog fighting competition in Kabul on February 18.


Photographs: Omar Sobhani/Reuters
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German snowboarder Ethan Morgan performs a jump in front of Munich's television tower during a training session for the Nokia Air & Style snowboarder competition in Munich's Olympic Stadium on February 11.


Photographs: Michaela Rehle/Reuters
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Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi shows his teeth during a news conference at Chigi palace in Rome on February 9.


Photographs: Tony Gentile/Reuters
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Dancers from China's Gansu province Opera Ensemble perform during their Dunhuang Charm Show at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia on February 8.


Photographs: Stoyan Nenov/Reuters
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Japanese college students watch a cheerleader at a rally in Tokyo on February 8. About 1,500 students from business schools attended the rally to boost their morale ahead of their job hunt.


Photographs: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters
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A boy cries after breathing in tear gas thrown by national policemen in a provisional camp for earthquake victims during clashes with demonstrators in downtown Port-au-Prince on February 7.


Photographs: 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 on February 6.


Photographs: Michaela Rehle/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 on February 4.


Photographs: Mark Blinch/Reuters
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Traders try to salvage their products in a flooded motorcycle shop in the village of Panchor, 200 km (124 miles) south of Kuala Lumpur, on February 3. Heavy rains triggered the worst floods in four years in the Southeast Asian country, driving 41,000 people from their homes and cutting off several towns in the southern state of Johor.


Photographs: Bazuki Muhammad/Reuters
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Pro and anti-Mubarak supporters clash at Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2.


Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
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Mark Melligen (R) of the Philippines takes a punch from Gabriel Martinez of Mexico during their 10-round welterweight fight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 19. Melligen went on to win the fight by unanimous decision.


Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters
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A part of the controversial Israeli barrier divides the West Bank village of al Wallaje, seen on the left, from buildings under construction in the Jewish settlement of Har Gilo near Jerusalem on February 17, 2011. Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, renewed under US sponsorship last September, have broken down over Israel's refusal to freeze construction of homes for Israelis in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, areas it captured in a 1967 war and where Palestinians seek to establish part of a future state.


Photographs: Baz Ratner/Reuters
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Fans wait for Canadian singer Justin Bieber to arrive for the premiere of the film Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, at the O2 Arena in London on February 16.


Photographs: Luke MacGregor/Reuters
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A protester holds up a piece of bread with the word "Leave!" on it as he shouts slogans during an anti-government rally outside Sanaa University in Yemen on February 26


Photographs: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters
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A car, damaged after being struck by the New Zealand's worst natural disaster in decades, remains under a collapsed rock wall in Christchurch on February 25.


Photographs: Tim Wimborne/Reuters
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