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ALL WHITE: Indian milkmen poured milk on their leaders during a protest in New Delhi Wednesday. The milkmen are angry about a decision by dairy companies to reduce the price milk and demanded a minimum support price for milk procurement. (Manish Swarup/Associated Press)

ALL WET: Filipino protesters braced themselves as they were hit by water fired from water cannons by riot police outside the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila Wednesday. (Aaron Favila/Associated Press)

A NIGHT’S SHELTER: A homeless family prepared to sleep under an overpass in New Delhi Wednesday. (Tsering Topgyal/Associated Press)

IN THE WEEDS: Chicago Cubs center fielder Tony Campana leapt into the ivy at Wrigley Field in Chicago Tuesday in pursuit of St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday’s two-run home run in the eighth inning. The Cubs won, 3-2. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/MCT/Zuma Press)

FALLEN: A child wrapped in an Australian flag walked past graves at the Australian War Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux, France, Wednesday, during memorial services marking the role of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at the Battle of Gallipoli in World War I. (Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)

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Europe has been battling a deep freeze that started in late January and has killed hundreds, snow that has trapped thousands in Balkan mountain villages and prompted worries of flooding as heavy snow melts. In Greece and Bulgaria, flooding on Monday and Tuesday left dozens of homes under water and at least eight dead. Serbian [...]

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Frigid temperatures have gripped Europe in the last week, with the mercury reaching as low as 35 degrees Celsius below zero. After what had been a relatively mild winter, the sudden cold caught many unprepared. Eastern Europe is hardest hit, with over 100 deaths in Ukraine, and with over 11,000 people in remote villages cut off by snow in Serbia. Most of the fatalities recorded have been homeless people found frozen to death outside, and emergency tents with hot meals have been set up to help them in several affected countries. Russia and Poland are mobilizing help for the homeless. Travel in Romania has been chaos as a blizzard hampered efforts to clear both rails and roads. Recorded temperatures in Italy were the lowest in 27 years. -- Lane Turner (45 photos total)
A woman looks out a bus in Bucharest on February 2, 2012. (Vadim Ghirda/Associated Press)

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