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The day in pictures - 6th February 2013

Beijing, China

A girl runs through a park decorated for the celebrations of the Chinese Lunar New Year. The festival begins on February 10 and marks the start of the Year of the Snake, according to the Chinese zodiac.

A girl holding red lanterns used for decoration runs in a park ahead of Chinese New Year celebrations. Credit: Reuters / Jason Lee

Islamabad, Pakistan

The Pakistan Monument in Islamabad is seen at sunset. The moment was built to represent the culture and civilization of the country, and depicts the story of the Pakistan Movement, dedicated to those who sacrificed themselves for future generations.

The four main petals of the monument represent the four main provinces of Pakistan. Credit: Reuters/ Mian Khursheed

Facatativa, Columbia

A worker prepares roses for export before Valentine's Day at Elite Flowers in Facatativa, Columbia. The troubled global economy has many growers worried about this year's crop.

A worker in a rose export factory in Columbia. Credit: John Vizcaino/Reuters

Jilin, China

77-year-old Gao Yinyu does his morning exercise before swimming in the Songhua river. Gao says he does his exercises everyday irrespective of the weather.

77-year-old retired teacher Gao Yinyu. Credit: Reuters / Daily China

International Space Station, orbiting earth from space

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield tweeted this picture of Salamanca Park and Barranquilla Industrial District Port, Colombia, from the International Space Station, where he is spending six months.

Alamanca Park and Barranquilla Industrial District Port, Colombia, river pouring silt into the sea. Credit: Twitter: @Cmdr_Hadfield

Almaty, Kazakhstan

A family feeds pigeons in the snow in a park in Alamty, Kazahkstan.

A woman squirms as pigeons flock towards her. Credit: Reuters

Havana, Cuba

Alain Robert, aka 'Spiderman' stands on top of a school in the old quarters of Havana. Robert is famours for scaling buildings all over the world without safety equipment.

Alain Robert of France scales the walls of a school in the old quarter of Havana. Credit: Reuters