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Friday Feb. 26, Our World In Pictures

February 26, 2016 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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HOUSTON — Debate Begins: Republican presidential candidates (L-R): Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson; Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.; businessman Donald Trump; Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; and Ohio Gov. John Kasich listen to the U.S. national anthem before a Republican presidential primary debate at The University of Houston on Thursday.

IRAN — Election Marks Change: Citizens stand in line at a polling station during the parliamentary and Experts Assembly elections in Qom on Friday. Polls opened Friday in the country’s parliamentary elections, the country’s first since its landmark nuclear deal with world powers last summer.

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GREECE — Family’s Emotions Run High: A Syrian woman hugs her mother after their arrival with other refugees and migrants from the Turkish coast to Mytilene on Friday. The country’s government is ordering authorities on islands near Turkey to reduce the number of migrants allowed to travel by ferry to the mainland so more temporary shelters can be set up to cope with the crisis triggered by border restrictions in countries further north.

IRAQ — Citizens Demand Reform: Followers of influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr chant slogans demanding government reform as they wave national flags during a demonstration in Tahrir Square in Baghdad on Friday.

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