This week in pictures: Libya, Japan, and elsewhere around the world.
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French and Kingdom of Libya flags are painted on the face of a protester during a demonstration in support of air strikes in Libya, in Benghazi. (Reuters)
March 24: Mercenaries and forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi sit inside a prison in Benghazi. (Reuters)
March 20: Two British RAF Tornado GR4 warplanes prepare for take-off from RAF Marham, in England. The U.N. Security Council on Thursday approved a resolution authorizing the use of "all necessary measures" to protect civilians under attack by government
March 24: Mourners attend the funeral of people who were killed after air strikes Wednesday night, at the martyrs' cemetery in Tripoli. (Reuters/Ahmed Jadallah)