World War II veteran John Jeffrey, 90, who took part in the D-Day landings, remembers fallen comrades, during a Armistice Day service in London.
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Senior Airman Bryan Kondub kneels beside the grave of a fallen soldier at the Cambridge American Cemetery after a memorial service in Madingley. The cemetery, the only burial ground in England for Americans killed in World War II, is the resting place of 3,812 U.S. military personnel. The names of 5,126 Americans who died but whose remains were never recovered or identified are inscribed in the walls of Portland stone that surround the cemetery.
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Visitors arrive at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington for a Veterans Day ceremony where President Obama was scheduled to speak.
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Israelis bathe in hot springs on the shore of the Dead Sea near Ein Gedi.
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A dog jumps through falling leaves in Berlin.
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Tiger Woods practices putting early in the morning before the second round of the Australian Open at the Lakes Golf Club in Sydney.
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Revelers in Cologne celebrate the start of Carnival, which in many parts of Germany officially begins at 11:11 a.m. on Nov. 11 people.
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A couple dance in a downtown square in Vienna during celebrations marking the beginning of the ball season in Vienna as well as the start of Carnival.
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A Hindu devotee lights an earthen lamp on the steps of Sindhiya Ghat during the Karthik Purnima and Dev Diwali festival in Varanasi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jitendra Prakash / ReutersLink
A girl sits in a plastic container as residents wait for aid to be distributed to their flooded slum in Bangkok's suburbs.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Damir Sagolj / ReutersLink
Israeli forces arrest a protester in the northern West Bank village of Kfar Kadum during a weekly demonstration against Israeli occupation.
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A model at a fashion show introducing "Prejudice," Romanian-themed collection by French designer Philippe Guilet, at the French embassy in Bucharest.
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Turkish rescue workers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed hotel in Van. At least 17 people, including a Japanese aid worker, were killed and dozens of others were trapped. The magnitude-5.7 temblor came less than three weeks after a magnitude-7.2 earthquake that hit Oct. 23, killing more than 600 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bertan Ayduk / Associated PressLink
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