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LONDON

Framing the issue

Naomi Dean, dressed as Christina of Denmark, takes part as living art for the Art Fund launch of a program to promote saving artworks. Hans Holbein's painting she mimicked was rescued in 1909.

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

Silent plea

Guarani-Kaiowa Indians stage a rally Wednesday to protest encroachment of ranchers and farmers on traditional territory in southwestern Brazil. The tribe once roamed freely but now has just 1 percent of Mato Grosso do Sul.

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA

Faces of fascism

Romanians, some dressed in the pro-Hitler Legionnaires tradition, give a fascist salute at a commemoration Wednesday of the Iron Guard leader's death in the Tancabesti forest. About 100 relatives and followers of Corneliu Zelea Codreanu attended an Orthodox Christian feast at the site where he was executed in 1938.

KANO, NIGERIA

So, read any good books lately?

The small talk dwindles as Prince Charles, left, perches on his own throne during a visit with the emir of Kano at his palace Wednesday. The prince, on the third day of a West African tour, reaffirmed Britain's commitment to help the African nation take on its social, educational and health problems.

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