A construction worker stands in a segment of a Cold War-era spy tunnel excavated recently in Germany. According to the Allied Museum in Berlin, it is part of a 450-meter long tunnel dating from 1954 that connected Rudow in then-West Berlin to Treptow in East Berlin. The tunnel was used to tap Soviet telephone calls.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEFAB SAUER / EPALink
A pedestrian walks in a street in Ukraine's capital.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Chuzavkov / Associated PressLink
Eight-year-old Mark Mullen joins protesters from across Ireland in a demonstration outside the Irish Parliament to oppose cuts in government benefits for children.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niall Carson / Associated PressLink
The rings of Saturn are captured by the Cassini spacecraft. Scientists are trying to better understand the origin and nature of the various structures seen in the so-called B ring, the densest and most massive of all the rings.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Police officers detain opposition activists as they try to hold an unauthorized rally to demand the resignation of President Ilham Aliyev at the Fountains Square in central Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tofik Babayev / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Three teachers and forty students of Hungary's Szeged University occupy the ground floor of the county government office in Szeged during a silent protest against the higher education policy of the government.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CSABA SEGESVARI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Children in Soweta walk past wall paintings of Nelson Mandela, the former South African president, now hospitalized in Pretoria after recent test determined he has a lung infection. Mandela, 94, was said to be in good spirits, though he is apparently suffering from memory loss and general weakness.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim Ludbrook / EPALink
Malaysian customs officers display part of a shipment of 24 tons of elephant tusks seized at Port Klang after being discovered in a secret compartment of a ship bound for China. The tusks are commonly used to produce decorative products like jewelry, chopsticks and belt buckles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
A child holds balloons as he run toward the beach along the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Divyakant Solanki / EPALink
A diver in a Santa suit swims with sardines at the Coex Aquarium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated PressLink
A Chinese couple walk past Christmas decorated trees on display in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
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