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Mt. Merapi spews pyroclastic smoke as seen from Balerante village. At least 36 people were killed in earlier eruptions this week, with authorities evacuating villagers within zone of a little more than 6 miles after warning more eruptions are imminent. Mt. Merapi, the "Mountain of Fire," is the most active volcano in Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images

Markus, left, comforts his sister Lisna after they found their mother dead in the tsunami on Indonesia's North Pagai island. The toll from Monday's tsunami rose to more than 400 on Friday as officials found more bodies, and about 300 people were still missing, according to a provincial disaster management center official.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Achmad Ibrahim / Associated Press

A newly orphaned 2-month-old baby, who was found in a storm drain, sleeps at a hospital in Sikakap in West Sumatra. The toll from Monday's tsunami rose to more than 400 on Friday as officials found more bodies, and about 300 people were still missing, according to a provincial disaster management center official.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Achmad Ibrahim / Associated Press

A view of a portrait of former President Nestor Kirchner drawn on the ground in the Plaza de Mayo, where people queued to give their last farewell to the former president and husband of current Argentinian President Cristina Kirchner. Kirchner's body is now at the Casa Rosada, the government palace, after he died Wednesday of a heart attack.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CEZARO DE LUCA / EPA

A Palestinian man gets first aid after he was pepper-sprayed by Israeli border policemen during clashes in the West Bank village. Palestinians protest weekly against the neighboring Jewish settlement of Halamish.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVER WEIKEN / EPA

The sun illuminates leaves that have turned to a golden color as two office girls share their lunch break on a bench in a park near Zurich.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALESSANDRO DELLA BELLA / EPA

A choice of pinch collars is exhibited at the Berlin pet show. Visitors, pet associations, breeders and dealers can get information on various topics concerning pets.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEPHANIE PILICK / EPA

A man places a lighted candle at the tomb of a departed relative at a slum community north of Manila as Filipinos prepare to spruce up the graves of the departed in preparation for Monday's observance of All Saints' Day. Filipinos, like many Christians worldwide, troop to cemeteries on Nov. 1 to pay respects to the departed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Pakistani women and children struggle to get rations of rice during a food distribution at the Beri Iman, a shrine of famous Sufi Saint Beri Imam.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Two common green birdwings at Alaris butterfly park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH / EPA

The sun sets behind a couple dressed for a wedding as they pose for photographers on a wall at a beach in the Stanley district. During most evenings the setting sun over Hong Kong's beaches and landmarks brings with it a tide of loved-up couples posing for photos.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP / Getty Images

People walk along Red Square during a heavy snowfall.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENIS SINYAKOV / Reuters

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