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Friday in Pictures: February 12

See Friday's top 10 new photos.

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Image: Snowfall in Kolomna

A Russian woman walks during a snowfall near the Holy Trinity New-Golutvin Convent on the Cathedral Square inside the Kolomna Kremlin in Kolomna, Russia.

SERGEI ILNITSKY / EPA
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Image: An aerial view shows a densely populated area abuts the desert in the Palm Springs area of California

An aerial view shows a densely populated area abuts the desert in the Palm Springs area of Calif.

KEVIN LAMARQUE / Reuters
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Image: Alexander Os

Alexander Os of Norway catches his breath after competing in 0-degree temperature in the 12.5 km pursuit competition during the World Cup Biathlon in Presque Isle, Maine.

Robert F. Bukaty / AP
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Image: camel race

Jockeys compete in a camel race during the Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed al-Nahyan herithe festival, held at the Shweihan racecourse in Al-Ain, on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi. The festival includes a camel beauty contest, a traditional souq, a camel auction, and competitions for traditional handicrafts.

KARIM SAHIB / AFP - Getty Images
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Image: A protester in Athens

A fire set by angry farmers silhouettes protester outside the parliament during a protest against planned pension reforms in Athens, Greece.

YANNIS BEHRAKIS / Reuters
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Image: Faustin Archange Touadera rally

Supporters of presidential candidate Faustin Archange Touadera rally during a sand storm in the streets of Bangui, Central African Republic. Two former prime ministers, Touadera and Anicet Georges Dologuele, are running neck-and-neck in the second round of presidential elections on Feb. 14 to end years of violence pitting Muslims against Christians in the Central African Republic.

Jerome Delay / AP
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Image: Murmurations of wading birds

Murmurations of wading birds fly as a pair of swans land along the coastline of The Wash near Snettisham in east Britain. The spectacular display occurs when high tides force thousands of wading birds such as Knot and Oystercatcher off the mudflats and inland until the tide recedes.

TOBY MELVILLE / Reuters
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Image: Moscow International Business Center

People cross a road in central Moscow, with the buildings of the Moscow International Business Center seen in the background.

DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV / AFP - Getty Images
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Image: Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis embrace in Havana

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis embrace in Havana, Cuba.

MAX ROSSI / Reuters
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Image: barrier between the West Bank and Jerusalem

A Palestinian man climbs over a section of Israel's controversial separation barrier between the West Bank and Jerusalem in Beit Hanina in east Jerusalem.

AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP - Getty Images
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