The Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of Kuwait inspects the troops with Prince Philip, duke of Edinburgh, at Windsor Castle during a three-day state visit.
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A man watches from the Louther pub as members of the public try to protect their property with sandbags and pumps next to the River Ouse. Floodwaters threaten hundreds of homes in Wales and England..
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Investigators move damaged vehicles after a string of accidents that killed seven people and injured another 35 on a foggy Beijing-Taipei Expressway.
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Sikhs pay their respects at the illuminated Golden Temple on the eve of the 543rd anniversary of the birth of Sri Guru Nanak Dev. Guru Nanak was the founder of the religion of Sikhism and the first of 10 Sikh Gurus.
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Indian laborers construct a temporary pontoon bridge over the River Ganges at a place that is a focal point for Hindu pilgrims during The Maha Kumbh Mela, where millions of devotees gather to bathe every 12 years in the holy waters of three rivers. The most auspicious bathing dates of the 2013 Maha Kumbh Mela start on Jan. 14.
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Protesters demonstrate against the President Mohamed Morsi at Tahrir Square. Thousands took to the streets across Egypt to protest a decision by Morsi to grant himself sweeping powers.
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Egyptians carry a protester wounded in clashes with security forces near Tahrir Square.
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Egyptian protesters chant slogans at a rally in Tahrir Square.
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Congolese M23 rebel fighters dismount as they look for FDLR (Force Democratique de Liberation du Rwanda) returning from an incursion into Rwanda. Speaking in Goma , M23 President Jean Marie Runiga said the rebels will not leave the city of 1 million, which they seized a week ago. A Rwanda military spokesman confirmed FDLR attacked Rwandan positions, which they repulsed and sent back to Congo.
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