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worker is silhouetted against the sky as he straddles new overhead electric power lines AP

Cambodians gather in front of the Royal Palace while offering prayers in Cambodia AP
Bicycles are partially buried in the snow after heavy snowfall in Yanqing county near Beijing AP
Tang Dynasty marb sculpture of a Buddhist disciple In London AP
Sri Lankan workers unload coconuts as opposition lawmakers and rights activists AP
The winner of the Miss Universe Romania 2012 beauty contest, Delia Monica Duca AP
Fishermen pull their net while retrieving their catch at Karachi's Clifton beach Reuters
Woman paints dried clay lamps at her workplace as her daughter watches Reuters
Flood waters continue to cover parts of New Orleans AP

John Dimo, a traditional witch-doctor, performs an ancient rite with mystical artifacts Reuters