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A woman takes cover in response to warning sirens in the southern Israeli town of Kiryat Malachi, which has been targeted by rockets fired from the Gaza Strip.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLIVER WEIKEN / European Pressphoto Agency

A huge explosion from an Israeli airstrike rocks a complex of buildings in the Gaza Strip as seen from the Israeli town of Sderot. The U.N. Security Council held a late-night emergency meeting on escalating tensions between Israel and Gaza after Israel carried out more than 20 airstrikes and sea artillery attacks on the Palestinian territory, killing the military commander for Hamas, which controls the territory.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACK GUEZ / Agence France-Presse

An Israeli soldier throws a blood-stained table from a heavily damaged apartment building in Kiryat Malachi, where three people were killed by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsafrir Abayov / Associated Press

Israeli missiles are launched to intercept incoming missiles from Gaza in the port town of Ashdod. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday the army is prepared for a "significant widening" of its operation in the Gaza Strip.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsafrir Abayov / Associated Press

About 2,000 South Korean volunteers make 140 tons of kimchi, a traditional Korean dish of spicy fermented cabbage and radish, in a park outside the metropolitan government building in Seoul on Thursday. City officials will hand out kimchi to about 14,000 poor households in an event marking the start of the winter season.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUNG YEON-JE / Agence France-Presse

North Korea's synchronized swimming team, reflected in the pool water, perform during the team technical final at the Asian Swimming Championships in Dubai.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hassan Ammar / Associated Press

Men sweep leaves underneath a tree in the early morning autumn sun at the Alster in Hamburg, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTIAN CHARISIUS / DPA

An Afghan woman walks in the old part of Kabul early Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SHAH MARAI / Agence France-Presse

A man cleans the window at an old Iranian house used by Khalil Pasha, the last Ottoman governor for Baghdad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karim Kadim / Associated Press

The aurora borealis is on display north of Havre, Mont. A storm turned the chilly northernmost skies into an ever-changing and awe-provoking art show of northern lights Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lindsay Brown / Havre Daily News

Riot police officers protect themselves from a projectile at the end of a demonstration organized by Spain's "indignant" protesters, a popular movement against a political system that they say deprives ordinary Spaniards of a voice in the crisis, near the parliament building in Madrid. It was the second general strike this year in Spain involving protests against sweeping austerity measures and high unemployment.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CESAR MANSO / Agence France-Presse

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In Thursday’s Pictures in the news: violence flares between Hamas and Israel in the Gaza Strip and Southern Israel (more photos), about 2,000 South Korean volunteers make 140 tons of kimchi to hand out to poor households in an event marking the start of the winter season, the Asian Swimming Championships get underway in Dubai, Spanish riot police take on a demonstration in Madrid, and there’s more.

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