Kashmiri women play during snowfall in Srinagar, India, on Jan. 16. Life across Kashmir was hit for the second consecutive day Monday as moderate to heavy snowfall continued, cutting off the valley from the rest of the country.
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A man walks along the Red Square with St. Basil Cathidral in the background in Moscow on December 26, 2011. Opposition activists said 120,000 people attended a rally in central Moscow Saturday where protesters chanted slogans against Prime Minister Putin. Police put the numbers at 29,000. More than 50,000 rallied near the Kremlin walls on December 10.
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An aerial picture of Mont Blanc. The mountain has lost 45cms from its official height within the past two years. It is now measured at 4,810.45 metres (15,782ft 3in). Its height is currently checked every two years, as the thickness of the snow and ice cap at the summit varies.
[Credit : Philippe Desmazes]