Day in Photos: Feb. 15, 2012


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Marian Cojocaru, a flight instructor, lands his powered ultra lite craft after a flight to deliver food to stranded communities in eastern regions, in Valea Salciei, Romania. In hard-hit Romania, some 23,000 people remain isolated in 225 communities where more than week of heavy snowfall has blocked roads and wreaked havoc on the rail network. A local government official from Vrancea county said about 4,000 have been cut off for a week. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
A woman grieves outside a prison where a fire broke out inside in Comayagua, Honduras. At least 300 inmates were killed and 21 are injured, according to authorities. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
North Korean women perform in a mass synchronized swimming show in Pyongyang, North Korea to celebrate the birthday of the late leader Kim Jong Il who would have turned 70 on Feb. 16, 2012. The women performed, as a grand finale, the song "We Will Defend General Kim Jong Un at the Risk of Our Lives". (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)
Rajji, 75, rests after casting her vote outside a polling station in Varanasi, India. The third phase of the seven-phased elections in Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous and politically crucial state, is being held Wednesday. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
The CleanSpace One satellite, firmly attached to the debris, powers on its engines in order to reach the Earth's atmosphere where both satellites will be burnt during their descent. The EPFL on Wednesday launched the CleanSpace One, a project to develop and build the first installment of a family of satellites specially designed to clean up space debris, during a press conference in Lausanne, Switzerland. (AP Photo/HO/ EPFL/Swiss Space Center)
French bulldog named Baby, left, attends the feeding of wild boar piglets at the Lehnitz animal sanctuary outside Berlin, Germany. Six little pigs have found a new friend in a maternal French bulldog named Baby. The Lehnitz animal sanctuary outside Berlin says Baby took straight to the wild boar piglets when they were brought in Saturday, three days old and shivering from cold. Sanctuary worker Norbert Damm said Wednesday as soon as the furry striped piglets were brought in, Baby ran over and started snuggling them and keeping them warm, even though they're already about her size. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Dancers perform during the 62nd edition of the Sanremo Song Festival, in Sanremo, Italy. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Ultra-Orthodox Jews women are seen behind a curtain during a traditional Jewish wedding for Chananya Yom Tov Lipa, the great-grandson of the Rabbi of the Wiznitz Hasidic followers, in the Israeli town of Petah Tikva near Tel Aviv, Israel. The gauze curtain uses to separate men and women during the wedding. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
As part of National Flag day, a Canadian Maple Leaf flag flies near the Peace tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. It was 47 years ago the red and white maple leaf flag was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill. (The Canadian Press / Adrian Wyld)
Black smoke rise from an oil pipeline, in Baba Amr neighborhood in Homs province, central Syria. Activists accused regime forces of hitting the pipeline. It runs through the rebel-held neighborhood of Baba Amr, which has been shelled by regime troops for the past 12 days, according to two activist groups, the Local Coordination Committees and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The state news agency, SANA, blamed "armed terrorists" for Wednesday's pipeline attack. It said the pipeline feeds the tankers in the Damascus suburb of Adra, which contribute in supplying gasoline to the capital and southern regions. (AP Photo / SANA)
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