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    Feb. 25: Rescue workers are seen near the wreckage of a Turkish Airlines airplane at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. The plane, with 135 people aboard, slammed into a muddy field while attempting to land at Amsterdam's main airport. Nine people were killed and more than 50 were injured, many seriously, officials said.

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    Feb. 25: Three horses run side by side through a snow covered meadow near Wangen im Allgaeu, southern Germany.

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    Feb. 25: A woman gets her forehead marked with ash by a priest during Ash Wednesday celebrations in Managua. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten season for Roman Catholics.

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    Feb. 25: Radar facilities dominate the skyline at the nuclear power plant in Bushehr, Iran. Iranian and Russian technicians are conducting a test run of the plant, a major step toward launching full operations at the facility, which has long raised concerns in the U.S. and its allies.

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    Feb. 25: Bangladesh army soldiers take positions with weapons near the headquarters of Bangladesh Rifles in Dhaka. Mutinous Bangladeshi border guards who stormed their headquarters and opened fire on their superior officers agreed to surrender Wednesday after the government said it would grant them amnesty.

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    Feb. 25: Tibetan monks and supporters write 'No Losar' or translated to 'No New Year' in a vigil to protest against the Chinese rule in Tibet on the first day of the Tibetan New Year in Taipei, Taiwan.

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    Feb. 25: Palestinian supporters of the Fatah Movement march during a rally supporting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in the West Bank city of Nablus. A member of Hamas' delegation in Cairo says the rival Palestinian groups Fatah and Hamas have held successful 'icebreaking' meetings ahead of Thursday's reconciliation talks.

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    Feb. 25: An injured bus accident victim is brought to the government medical college hospital in Jammu, India. A passenger bus plunged into a river in the Indian part of Kashmir near Pranoo village, some 105 miles northeast of Jammu, killing at least 33 people, police said.