Indian girls buy powdered colors from a wayside vendor ahead of the Holi festival, in Allahabad, India, Friday, March 18, 2011. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors is traditionally celebrated by people throwing colored powder and colored water at each other and will be marked across the country on March 20.
A boy looks out, with his face smeared with colored powder during the Holi festivities in Mumbai, India, on Friday, March 18, 2011. Holi, the Hindu festival of colors is celebrated by people throwing colored powder and colored water at each other and will be marked across the country on March 20.
Akane Ito hugs her dog Mei at an evacuation center in Natori, near Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, on Friday, March 18, 2011. Mei was returned to her today, seven days after she went missing following the earthquake triggered tsunami on March 11.
An Egyptian protester waves an Egyptian flag during a rally in Cairo's Tahrir Square, Egypt, on Friday, March 18, 2011, as demonstrators call for a "no" vote in Saturday's referendum on constitutional amendments. A package of key constitutional amendments sponsored by Egypt's ruling military will be put to a nationwide vote Saturday.
Riot police stand guard during a demonstration in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, Iraq, on Friday, March 18, 2011. Protesters gathered to demonstrate against corruption and the lack of government services in Baghdad's Tahrir Square, one of at least four demonstrations, in Iraqi cities Friday.
An Israeli border police tries to escape from a Molotov cocktail thrown by Palestinian youths, during clashes in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, Friday, March 18, 2011.
Jordanian protesters, supporters of the Islamic Action Front, carry a giant national flag as they march during a protest in Amman, Jordan, on Friday, March, 18, 2011. Hundreds of Jordanians protested in the capital demanding more political say for the 11th straight week following Friday's Muslim prayers despite a national dialogue meeting on reforms set to start Saturday.
Wounded anti-government protesters lay on the ground as they received medical help at a field hospital during clashes with security forces in Sanaa, Yemen, on Friday, March 18, 2011. Yemeni security forces fired from rooftops at protesters as some tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators gathered in central Sanaa, killing at least 31 protesters.
Supporters of Haiti's former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide surround his car as he arrives to his home in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday March 18, 2011. Aristide, who was forced to flee Haiti due to a rebellion in 2004 aboard a U.S. plane, returned after seven years of exile in South Africa, days before Haiti's presidential runoff election Sunday.