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A young couple stands with their arms outstretched toward the sun at the top of the Pyramid of the Sun during celebrations for the Spring Equinox at the archaeological site of Teotihuacan, Mexico, on Friday, March 21, 2014. Thousands of people gather each year at the pre-Hispanic site to mark the start of spring, with many climbing the 360 steps to the top of the Pyramid of the Sun to greet the rising sun in the belief that it will bring them energy and health.

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A man gestures during a gathering celebrating Newroz, which marks the arrival of spring and the new year, in Diyarbakir March 21, 2014. Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) called on the Turkish government on Friday to create a legal framework for their peace talks, whose fate is looking increasingly uncertain a year after he called a ceasefire by his fighters. Tens of thousands gathered in Diyarbakir, the largest city in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast, for the Kurdish new year celebrations of Newroz, where they listened to a statement written by Ocalan in his island jail of Imrali near Istanbul.


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The China National Acrobatic Troupe performs at the Spring Of Culture concert in Manama March 21, 2014.


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An Indian woman carries a bucket filled with drinking water as she walks on dry mud against blowing sand, along the Brahmaputra river on the eve of World Water Day in Gauhati, India, Friday, March 21, 2014. World Water Day is observed annually on March 22 as a means to recognize the global need to save, conserve and manage water resources for future generations.

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In this Thursday, March 20, 2014 photo, Corbin Crawford, 12, left, holds his brother, Dylan Crawford, 7, as the pair await rescue from the shifting ice above the Hydroelectric Dam on the Des Moines River near Fort Dodge, Iowa. The Fort Dodge Fire Department says the incident occurred Thursday afternoon near Hydro Electric Park. The boys got stuck on a sheet of ice about 75 feet from the west bank of the river. Fort Dodge Police officer Tim Breon talks to them at left.

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A woman poses in a installation created in a special 3D-technique during a press preview in the exhibition 'You Are The Art' ('Du bist die Kunst') by a Chinese artist group at Augustusburg castle in Augustusburg, Germany, Friday, March 21, 2014. Visitors are invited to take pictures of themselves interacting with the art and to share the results on social networks. The exhibition includes 23 paintings and lasts from March 22, 2014 to June 22, 2014.

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A couple poses for wedding pictures at a park in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, March 18, 2014. Picture taken March 18, 2014.


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Visitors reach toward the sun as they celebrate the spring equinox atop the Pyramid of the Sun, at the Teotihuacan archeological site, in Mexico, Friday, March 21, 2014. Although the official vernal equinox occurred on Thursday, thousands of visitors were expected to climb the ancient pyramid on Friday to greet the sun and celebrate the beginning of spring.

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A woman holds a portrait of Russia's President Vladimir Putin during celebrations on the main square of the Crimean city of Simferopol March 21, 2014. Putin signed laws completing Russia's annexation of Crimea on Friday, as investors took fright at a U.S. decision to slap sanctions on his inner circle of money men and security officials.


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Baylor's Isaiah Austin (21) has his face covered by the ball as Nebraska's Leslee Smith's arm reaches for the ball during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Friday, March 21, 2014, in San Antonio. Baylor won 74-60.

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