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Thai Buddhist monks release lanterns during celebrations for Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej's 85th birthday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wason Wanichakorn / Associated Press

People hold up candles and sing a song honoring King Bhumibol Adulyadej during a ceremony for his birthday at Royal Ground.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Athit Perawongmetha / Getty Images

Residents clean their sofa next to their damaged house a day after Typhoon Bopha hit the province. At least 274 people have been killed and hundreds remain missing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TED ALJIBE / AFP / Getty Images

A Christmas star hangs on an illuminated tree at the Brandenburg Gate.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAY NIETFELD / EPA

People struggle against wind and drifting snow. Forecasters have issued a class 2 storm warning for central and southern Sweden.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDERS WIKLUND / AFP / Getty Images

A woman's face is painted as a Black Pete, a companion of Sinterklaas, or St. Nicholas, in a costume rental shop.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAS CZERWINSKI / EPA

Drummers from the 3rd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment arrive at York Minster for a homecoming service. The soldiers recently completed a six-month tour of duty in Afghanistan, where they lost seven comrades, including six in one Taliban attack.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty Images

The moon over northern Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JENS BUTTNER / AFP / Getty Images

Aubrey Harper hugs a reindeer decoration as her father puts up Christmas lights.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JERONIMO NISA / The Decatur Daily

An Indian wrestler watches at an akhada, a traditional gymnasium. The International Olympic Committee suspended India's national Olympic committee because of government interference in its election process, a major embarrassment for the world's second-most populous nation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafiq Maqbool / Associated Press

A man takes a nap on an iron beam attached to a pier as a porter walks past.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated Press

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Thailand, where Buddhist monks release lanterns in Bangkok during celebrations for Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 85th birthday.

The mood was decidedly more somber in the Philippines, where Typhoon Bopha, one of the strongest typhoons to hit the Philippines this year, barreled across the country’s southern end, killing more than 270 people, triggering landslides, flooding and cutting off power in two entire provinces. More Photos

In Europe, people struggle against wind and drifting snow in Stockholm. In England, drummers from the 3rd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment arrive at York Minster for a homecoming service after recently completing a six-month tour of duty in Afghanistan, where they lost seven comrades.

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1 Comment

  1. December 6, 2012, 12:02 am

    i feel very sorry about the poeple in that contry i have a lot of freiends there not in that area but this contry this year have been hard for them my blessing for them

    By: daytimed

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