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A Gentoo penguin swims in its pool as the Melbourne Aquarium celebrates the arrival of its first sub-Antarctic Gentoo penguin chicks for the year. The nest is being watched around the clock, with penguin keepers making sure that they are doing everything they can to help the chicks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WILLIAM WEST / AFP

Members of the Iranian army land force academy perform maneuvers during a graduating ceremony. Iran warned the United States and Israel on Thursday not to launch any military action against its nuclear sites, saying it would be met with "iron fists," state television reported.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HANDOUT / Reuters

Kimberley Leggett, 18, center, the newly crowned Miss Universe Malaysia 2012, celebrates with other contestants after winning the pageant final.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAZUKI MUHAMMAD / Reuters

A Thai woman squats and prays, holding her lighted krathong behind the net on the banks of the fast and full flowing Chao Phraya River, in a subdued Loy Krathong festival, marked by caution near the river bank. Official celebrations for the Loy Krathong festival to cast away worries and offer apology to the river were canceled in the flooded areas, due to concerns that the krathong lotus-shaped candle-lit floats would clog up canals and waterways, hampering flood relief effort. The central area of the Thai capital of Bangkok remains threatened by the waters and large areas remain underwater.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARBARA WALTON / EPA

Pakistanis gather around a fire to warm themselves in a slum.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Protesters are hit by water cannons used by the police as they try to march toward the headquarters of the ruling Grand National Party during a rally against the South Korea-U.S. free trade agreement talks. The ruling and opposition parties called off a parliamentary session amid a standoff over the free trade agreement with the U.S., forcing a delay in handling the key pact by at least another week, local media reported. The banners read: "Block the South Korea-U.S. FTA!"

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JO YONG-HAK / Reuters

A worker, left, hangs prayer flags while two others prepare to splash holy paint onto the Boudhanath Stupa in preparation for Purnima (full moon) celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NAVESH CHITRAKAR / Reuters

An anti-government protester waves Yemen's national flag as he stands on a billboard during a demonstration to demand the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the southern city of Taiz.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khaled Abdullah / Reuters

Rescue workers descend into the coal mine where a gas leak in the morning killed 20 miners and trapped an additional 23. Hundreds of rescuers took turns descending into the illegally operated coal mine in the country's second deadly mining accident in less than a week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Associated Press

Soldiers salute as the hearse carrying the body of Pte Matthew Haseldin as it passes the repatriation memorial garden in Carterton. Haseldin, 21, from Settle, was killed on Nov. 3 during an insurgent attack in Helmand province and his remains were brought back to nearby RAF Brize Norton.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

Penn State students flip a television news van during a riot after it was announced that Joe Paterno would no longer be head coach of Penn State football on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Henninger / Post Gazette

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