A march through the village of Whistler, British Columbia, on Saturday protests the slaughter of 100 sled dogs owned by Howling Dog Tours Whistler. The owner's claim that the dogs were old and sick is challenged. (Associated Press)
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor awaits the start of the prosecution's closing arguments during his war crimes trial at the U.N.-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone in Leidschendam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Jerry Lampen, Pool)
An Afghan policeman runs to the scene of an explosion in downtown Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011. Police say the bomb exploded in a crowded intersection, but there were no reports of any fatalities. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)
Mohamed Ibrahim Khalil (right), chief of the referendum office, hands the final results of the vote on southern Sudan's independence to Salva Kiir, president of the semiautonomous south. (Associated Press)
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks during a media conference in Brussels on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011. Mr. Fogh Rasmussen warned that continuing unrest in the Middle East could cause economic hardships and increased illegal immigration to Europe. (AP Photo/Elisa Day)
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Egyptian protesters display a saddle as a trophy they seized in violence last week when pro-government combatants, some on horseback, attacked demonstrators in Cairo's Tahrir Square.