Tens of thousands of Tibetans are celebrating the Tibetan New Year by making their way to the town of Xiahe and its Labrang Monastery, whose separation from the Tibetan Autonomous Region provides a measure of protection from Han Chinese attempts to regulate their culture.
Egyptians took to the streets on Feb. 2, 2012 following the previous day's soccer riots that caused the deaths of 74 people in Port Said as anger over the government's failures to ensure safety reached a boiling point.
At least 73 people were killed and hundreds injured in the violence that erupted as soon as the referee blew the final whistle in the match between Al-Masry and Al-Ahly in Port Said, Egypt on Feb. 1, 2012.
Obama announced new streamlined plans to solve the housing crisis and allow buyers to take advantage of historically low interest rates in an address at the James Lee Community Center in Falls Church, Virginia.
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