LensWeek in Photos: Feb. 23, 2013The Daily Beast02.23.13LensWeek in Photos: Feb. 23, 2013From Arab Spring anniversary celebrations in Libya and protests in the West Bank to the runways of London, a look at this week’s most striking images.The Daily Beast02.23.13 10:00 AM ETAndy Wong/APLunar New Year, Beijing, ChinaFeb. 16, 2013 Migrant workers take a lunch break on bags of soft toys dismantled from stores after the end of the Lunar New Year temple fair. Mohammad Hannon/APLanterns over Benghazi, LibyaFeb. 17, 2013 Libyans release lanterns into the air, at Nasr Square, during the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled longtime dictator Muammar Gadhafi. David Guttenfelder/APSoldiers view model rocket, Pyongyang, North KoreaFeb. 17, 2013 North Korean soldiers ride an escalator past a model of their country's Unha rocket and a display of Kimjongilia flowers, named after the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, as they enter an exhibition. Lam Yik Fei/GettyPublic housing, Hong KongFeb. 19, 2013 A view of a public housing estate in Choi Hung, Hong Kong; with a population of over 7.1 million inhabitants in an area of 1,100 square kilometres, it is one of the most densely populated places in the world. Manu Brabo/APSyrian woman in refugee camp, Azaz, SyriaFeb. 17, 2013 A Syrian woman is seen between a line of tents in a refugee camp near Azaz, north of Aleppo province, Syria. Louai Beshara,AFP/GettyAftermath of bombing, Damascus, SyriaFeb. 21, 2013 Burned cars dot the scene of a powerful car bomb near the headquarters of Syria's ruling Baath party. The blast sent thick smoke billowing across the capital's skyline, killing dozens of people and causing widespread destruction, before a nearby military headquarters came under mortar attack. Mohammed Huwais,AFP/GettyAircraft crash, Sanaa, YemenFeb. 19, 2013 Yemeni firefighters douse the site where a military aircraft crashed in a residential neighborhood, killing at least nine people. Eraldo Peres/APRural Women Conference, Brasilia, BrazilFeb. 18, 2013 Women bathe in mud in a presentation for the inaugural National Meeting of Rural Women, convened to discuss the issues of violence against women and exploitation of women in rural areas. Alessandra Tarantino/APPapal blessing, Vatican CityFeb. 17, 2013 A pigeon flies next to Pope Benedict XVI as he waves to the faithful during the Angelus noon prayer. He celebrated from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square, for the first time since announcing his resignation. Manu Brabo/APChildren in refugee camp, Azaz, SyriaFeb. 21, 2013 Displaced Syrian children are reflected in a puddle as they walk through an olive tree field near the Azaz camp for displaced people, north of Aleppo province, Syria. Oded Balilty/APReady for Purim, Tel Aviv, IsraelFeb. 19, 2013 A costume-shop employee takes a lunch break while dressed in costume to advertise the shop, ahead of the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim, which will take place Sunday, Feb. 24. Bernat Armangue/APTear gas return at protest, Ramallah, West BankFeb. 19, 2013 A masked Palestinian throws back a gas canister shot by Israeli forces, not pictured, during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. Saif Dahlah,AFP/GettyDemonstrators detained, Jenin, West BankFeb. 22, 2013 Israeli soldiers detain Palestinian demonstrators following clashes at the entrance of the Jalama checkpoint, near the West Bank city of Jenin. Arshad Butt/APFuneral for bombing victims, Quetta, PakistanAn elderly Pakistani man mourns next to the body of his grandson, Mohammed Javaid, a victim of Saturday's bombing which killed 81 people. Naseer Ahmed/Reuters, via LandovFuneral for bombing victims, Quetta, PakistanFeb. 17, 2013 The body of a baby lies in a coffin at a mosque during a funeral ceremony for victims of a bomb attack in a Shi'ite Muslim area, which killed 81 people. Nasser Nasser/APThe faces of slain activists, Port Said, EgyptEgyptian men inspect posters of slain men. The placards show their picture and, in Arabic, their names—"Ahmed el-Syyed, Mohammed Ali Ibrahim, Islam, Osama el-Sherbiny, Ahmed el-Shahat"—at a protest camp in front of the provincial government headquarters, during the fifth day of a general strike. Themba Hadebe/APPistorious faces court, Pretoria, South AfricaFeb. 22, 2013 Photographers take photos of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius as he stands in the dock, prior to being granted bail at a hearing in the magistrates court. Pistorius faces murder charges following the shooting death of his girlfriend in his home on Feb. 14. Manu Brabo/APSyrian children in refugee camp school, Azaz, SyriaFeb. 20, 2013 Displaced Syrian children attend school in a makeshift classroom in the Azaz camp for displaced people, north of Aleppo province, Syria. Todd Warshaw/GettyDanica Patrick prepares for Daytona 500, Daytona Beach, FloridaFeb. 22, 2013 Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, prepares to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Eranga Jayawardena/APSri Lanka Myanmar Boat Surviors, Colombo, Sri LankaFeb. 20, 2013 Rescued Myanmar ethnic Rohingya Muslims spend time at a Sri Lankan immigration detention center, after attempting to flee to Malaysia. The 33 survivors refuse to return to Myanmar, saying "our government will kill us," and blame the Thailand navy for their casualties. They were forced to remove the engine of their boat, left to float adrift for 21 days without food, creating a predicament that killed 97, before being rescued by Sri Lanka navy on Saturday.