Malaysian police commandos stand guard 2.5 kilometers away from Kampung Tanduo, during a standoff with armed supporters of a Filipino sultan in Malaysia's Sabah state. Five police and two fighters were killed in a clash in the eastern Malaysian state where the sultan's followers are demanding their ancestral land rights.
Activists from Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami set fire to a pile of cotton material on a street during the first day of a two-day-long strike to protest against the death sentence given to one of its top leaders by the country's war crimes tribunal.
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US Army Private First Class Bradley Manning leaves the courthouse after his motion hearing in Fort Meade, Maryland on February 28. Manning, accused of providing secret documents to the WikiLeaks website, pleaded guilty to misusing classified material he felt "should become public", but denied the top charge of aiding the enemy.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr leave after a news conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo, Egypt on March 2. Cairo is the sixth leg of Kerry's first official overseas trip and begins the Middle East portion of his nine-day journey.
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Kenya's deputy prime minister and The National Alliance presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta (right) waves to supporters flanked by his running mate William Ruto (left) before addressing a rally on March 2 in Nairobi ahead of elections.
Demonstrators crowded Lisbon's Comerio square while shouting slogans during a protest against Portuguese government austerity measures on March 2. Thousands of demonstrators are holding marches in more than twenty cities in Portugal to protest government-imposed austerity measures aimed at lifting the ailing country out of recession.
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A poster showing Hugo Chavez is seen close to where the Venezuelan president remains since he was admitted to Caracas' military hospital. According to Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro, Chavez is taking his time to recover and "fighting for his health".