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A woman grieves for a soldier buried in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Veterans Day is an official U.S. holiday honoring armed service veterans. It coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other parts of the world and also mark the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP / Getty Images

A big explosion is seen after a Syrian aircraft bombed Ras al-Ain town at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RESIT DAG / EPA

Syrian nationals leave the country after Syrian aircraft bombed the strategic border town of Ras al-Ain, killing at least four people, wounding many others and sending panicked residents fleeing to the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar. A bomb exploded less than 150 yards from the Turkish border, with the force of the blast blowing out windows in houses in Ceylanpinar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP / Getty Images

A Syrian opposition fighter sleeps next to his gun in the northern city of Aleppo. Araj, 19, would prefer a peaceful revolution but he says "the only way with President Bashar al-Assad is violence."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN CANTLIE / AFP / Getty Images

People protest against home evictions in front of Partido Popular headquarters. Spain's banks announced they will freeze mortgage-related evictions for two years in cases of extreme need as a public outcry mounted over suicides by desperate home owners.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP / Getty Images

Demonstrators clash with riot police officers during a demonstration against unemployment in Naples. Twenty people were injured during the clashes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARIO LAPORTA / AFP / Getty Images

Indian policemen detain a Tibetan Youth Congress supporter as she protests outside the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi to show support for Tibetans inside China who have set themselves on fire and protested against the Chinese government.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Saurabh Das / Associated Press

Hundreds of French doctors, many wearing white lab coats and blue surgical caps, march in a protest over work conditions and government proposals that aim to limit how much doctors charge above the state insurance system's reimbursements.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Remy de la Mauviniere / Associated Press

A man with Nordic walking poles walks in a forest in Hanover. The environmental organization Greenpeace is launching a campaign to protect the Lower Saxony beech forests.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE / AFP / Getty Images

A girl speaks on a mobile phone as she stands in front of an advertising placard depicting British pounds on a warm autumn day in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP / Getty Images

A picture made with a fish-eye lens shows performers during the Macau City Fringe Festival. Fringe festivals occur all over the world, and it is a form of theater that is not mainstream but instead small-scale shows, similar to New York's off-Broadway shows.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPA

A fire in St. Francis Bay, a vacation community in South Africa's Eastern Cape, has destroyed more than 70 homes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bev Mortimer / St Francis Chronicle

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Pictures in the News | November 12, 2012

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Pictures in the News | November 12, 2012

Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Virginia, where a woman grieves for a soldier buried in Arlington National Cemetery in observance of Veterans Day.

More violence in Syria, where a big explosion is captured in a still image after a Syrian aircraft bombed Ras al-Ain town on the Turkish border. The bombing sent panicked Syrian nationals fleeing to the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar. Meanwhile in the war-torn town of Aleppo, a Syrian opposition fighter sleeps next to his gun in the northern city of Aleppo. More Photos

In Italy, 20 people were injured during the clashes with riot police officers during a demonstration against unemployment in Naples; Indian policemen detain a Tibetan Youth Congress supporter as she protests outside the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi to show support for Tibetans inside China who have set themselves on fire and protested against the Chinese government; and hundreds of French doctors  march in Paris in a protest over work conditions and government proposals that aim to limit how much doctors charge above the state insurance system’s reimbursements.

Elsewhere, the Macau City Fringe Festival is underway in China. Fringe festivals occur all over the world, and it is a form of theater that is not mainstream but instead are small-scale shows, similar to New York’s off-Broadway shows.

Add stops in Kiev, Ukraine; Germany; Spain; and South Africa to round out the report.

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