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A larger-than-life image of an eye stares out from a wall in the exhibition "Max Planck Science Tunnel" at the Heinz Nixdorf Museumsforum in western Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BERND THISSEN / AFP / Getty Images

Workers are fighting time -- and gravity -- with the grape harvest underway in the Grand Cru Rangen in eastern France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FREDERICK FLORIN / AFP / Getty Images

A paraglider prepares for a jump on the Hochries mountain near Samerberg.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER KNEFFEL / EPA

A clown and other circus workers protest in front of the Italian parliament in Rome's Piazza Montecitorio while the parliament is holding a session to talk about the treatment of circus animals.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / AFP / Getty Images

Students protest government cuts in education funding, a product of the nation's strict austerity measures.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emilio Morenatti / Associated Press

Lawyers and doctors scuffle with riot police during a protest outside the Greek Finance Ministry offices as civil servants and private sector workers staged a nationwide general strike Thursday to protest new austerity measures the government is still negotiating with the debt-ridden country's international creditors.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thanassis Stavrakis / Associated Press

A Nepalese farmer harvests paddy on the outskirts of Katmandu.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

Filipino priests and nuns light candles in front of a church in downtown Manila as part of a ceremony commemorating the first anniversary of the death of Italian priest Rev. Fausto Tentorio, who was killed when a gunman shot him several times within the church compound in North Cotabato province's mountainous Arakan township.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AARON FAVILA / Associated Press

Women burn electricity bills during a protest against the Power Development Department in Srinagar. Residents blocked traffic as they protested the government's decision to hike their electricity rates and cap the number of subsidized cooking gas cylinders they can receive.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

A boy scout throws a package of marijuana into the fire as officials destroy drugs seized from traffickers in Banda Aceh. Aceh police have destroyed as much as six tons of marijuana seized from marijuana farmers and distributor in Aceh this year. Aceh is one of the largest marijuana-producing regions in Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK / EPA

People gather outside the Royal Palace to mourn their former King Norodom Sihanouk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated Press

Mourners burn incense and offer prayers at the Royal Palace in honor of the late King Norodom Sihanouk. Tens of thousands of Cambodians lined the streets of the capital to pay last respects to their former leader.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP / Getty Images

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Germany, where a larger-than-life eye stares back at visitors to the Heinz Nixdorf Museumsforum. Staying in Europe, the grape harvest is underway inĀ  the Grand Cru Rangen in eastern France; a paraglider prepares for a jump on the Hochries mountain in Germany; circus workers protest in front of the Italian Parliament as it debates the treatment of circus animals; and students in Barcelona, Spain, protest government cuts in education.

Filipino Catholic priests and nuns commemorate the first anniversary of the death of Italian priest the Rev. Fausto Tentorio, who was killed when a gunman shot him several times in the church compound in Manila last year.

Elsewhere, Kashmiri Muslim women burn electricity bills during a protest in Srinagar; an Aceh boy scout throws a package of marijuana into the fire as officials destroy drugs seized from traffickers in Banda Aceh; and tens of thousands of Cambodians line the streets of Phnom Penh to pay their last respects to revered former King Norodom Sihanouk.

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