Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Mar 2

Updated: 2011-03-03 17:27


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Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Mar 2

A Hindu holy man rests on a branch of a tree at Pashupati Temple during the Shivaratri festival in Kathmandu March 2, 2011. Hindu holy men from Nepal and India come to this temple to take part during the festival. This is one of the biggest Hindu festivals dedicated to Lord Shiva and celebrated by devotees all over the world, with holy men smoking marijuana and some smearing their bodies with ashes and praying. [Photo/Agencies]

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Mar 2

An Egyptian who fled Libya a few days ago carries his belongings before leaving Tunisia to go back to Egypt by plane, at the Djerba airport Mar 2, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]


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