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Kanjeng Pangeran Haryo Yudanegara and his bride, Gusti Kanjeng Ratu Bendara, wave to the crowd while riding in a horse-drawn carriage during their wedding festivities. Yudanegara married Bendara, the youngest daughter of Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, on Tuesday after three days of continuous ceremonies.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Beawiharta / Reuters

A laborer at a coal dump site warms himself.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahmad Masood / Reuters

A farmer tosses rice into the air to winnow the chaff from the grains.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

A farmhand uses a car to shepherd geese destined for German Christmas dinner tables into their pens.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthais Bein / European Pressphoto Agency

South Korean honor guards perform during a welcoming ceremony for foreign military leaders visiting for the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jo Yong-hak / Reuters

The curl shoots Australian surfer Julian Wilson during the ASP Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2011 competition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jose Sena Goulao / European Pressphoto Agency

Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit steps off an army helicopter and salutes Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after arriving at Tel Nof airbase following his release after five years in captivity.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Avi Ohayon / Israeli Government Press Office

A freed Palestinian prisoner is greeted upon his arrival at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa / Reuters

A man removes the rubble of a liquor store that was targeted by a car bomb attack in the Karada neighborhood. According to local media, three people were killed and 20 were injured in the attack that destroyed two liquor stores.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammed Jalil / European Pressphoto Agency

Residents carrying meager belongings walk in knee-deep water after being ordered to evacuate when floodwaters broke through makeshift barriers on the northern outskirts of Bangkok.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Str / Associated Press

A Thai man looks at the engine of his submerged pickup truck north of Bangkok.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nicolas Asfouri / AFP

Rebel soldiers run toward a comrade who had been shot as fighting continued in the sole remaining bastion of support for Moammar Kadafi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Philippe Desmazes / AFP

A rebel fighter fires a rocket-propelled grenade in the battle for Surt.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Philippe Desmazes / AFP

Mahfouz Bahbah, 12, stands on a roadside hoping to sell his balloons as the sun sets

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

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