We track four people on their journey.
Why Iraqi refugees abandon Europe and return home
Richard Angwin | 05 Feb 2013 10:50 GMT
31 January: Jeff Lutz puts his feet up after finishing an ice chair at Rice Park in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
5 January: The world\(***)s largest ice sculpture at the 29th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in China\(***)s northern Heilongjiang province.
11 January: More from the Harbin International Ice and Snow World festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang province.
29 January: An ice sculpture on display near St.Basil\(***)s cathedral just outside the Kremlin in Moscow.
26 January: Max Zuleta puts the finishing touches to his sunburst and seahorse sculpture at Experience Ice in Smothers Park in Owensboro, Kentucky, US.
19 January: An ice sculpture of Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins at the season opening game against the New York Rangers.
17 January: An ice sculpture at the 1st International Festival of Snow and Ice Sculptures called "The Magical Ice of Siberia" on an embankment of the Yenisei River in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
16 January: One of eleven ice sculptures at the 15th International Sculpture Symposium \(***)Snow Kingdom 2013\(***) in Pustevny, Czech Republic.
14 January: A crescent moon is seen behind an ice sculpture at the "Eight Lakes" Park-Resort outside Almaty, Kazakhstan.
14 January: A woman clears ice next to an ice sculpture during the Ice and Snow Sculptures Festival at the Eight Lakes Park-Resort.
January 8: The finishing touches are made to a snow sculpture at the Shenyang International Ice and Snow Festival, Liaoning province, China.
11 January: A contestant works on an ice sculpture at The London Ice Sculpting Festival at Canary Wharf, London.
27 December 2012: Nature\(***)s attempt at art: a frozen crane sculpture in Tokyo.
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Human Rights, Latin America, Cuba
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Science & Technology, Chile, Food
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Science & Technology, US & Canada, Environment
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