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Tuesday February 13, Our World in Pictures

February 13, 2018 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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HAITI — Dressing Up for the Carnival: Revelers perform during a Carnival parade in Port-au-Prince on Monday.

INDIA — Soldiers Search for Threat: Indian army soldiers take position during a search operation following a suspected movement at a residential area outside Domana army camp on Tuesday. Indian security forces launched a massive search operation three days after armed men attacked the Sunjuwan army camp nearby.

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ENGLAND — Woman Wins Annual Pancake Race: Winner Katie Godof, right, with a time of 1 minute, 11.4 seconds, runs toward the finish line at the annual Shrove Tuesday Trans-Atlantic Pancake Race in Olney. Every year, women clad in aprons and head scarves from Olney and the city of Liberal, in Kansas, U.S., run their respective legs of the race with pancakes in their pans. According to legend, the Olney race started in 1445 when a harried housewife arrived at church on Shrove Tuesday still clutching her frying pan with a pancake in it. Liberal challenged Olney to a friendly international competition in 1950 after seeing photos of the race in a magazine.

CAMBODIA — Farmer Collects Flowers: A farmer collects lotus flowers for the market in Samroang Tiev on Tuesday.

GERMANY — Skiers Compete: Participants of a vintage ski run in historic clothes compete at the event in Sankt Englmar on Tuesday.

MANHATTAN — Pug Wins Best in Group: Handler Esteban Farias hugs Biggie, a pug, after he won the Toy Group competition during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Monday at Madison Square Garden in New York. Biggie won Best in Group.

RUSSIA — Remembering Plane Passengers: In this Monday photo, people gather at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow and light 71 candles in memory of those killed in the An-148 plane crash. The Russian passenger plane crashed Sunday near Moscow, killing everyone aboard shortly after the jet took off from one of the city’s airports. The Saratov Airlines regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from Domodedovo Airport en route to Orsk, a city some 1,000 miles southeast of Moscow.

BRAZIL – Trump Dolls at Carnival: Giant dolls depicting U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, parade past during Carnival in Olinda, in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, Monday. 

PORTUGAL – Carnival Clowns’ Parade: A family waves to the camera while walking on the beach after taking part in the Carnival Clowns’ Parade along the waterfront in Sesimbra, south of Lisbon, Monday. Every year on Carnival Monday thousands dress as clowns to take part in the fishing town’s parade. 

SOUTH KOREA – Women’s Speed Skating: Silver medalist Miho Takagi of Japan celebrates with the national flag after the women’s 1,500 meters speed skating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday. 

NEPAL – Shivaratri Festival: A Hindu holy man smokes marijuana at the courtyard of the Pashupatinath temple on the eve of Shivaratri festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday. Shivaratri, or the night of Shiva, is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of death and destruction. 

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