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Police came under attack for the fifth straight night as unionists protested against the City Council's decision to reduce the number of days on which it displays the British flag.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Faith / EPA

A woman begs for money amid passersby. Unemployment in the 17 EU countries that use the euro rose to 11.8% in November, as the number of jobless people in the region rose to 18.8 million, the highest figure since the single currency was founded in 1999.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Antonio Calanni / Associated Press

The Costa Concordia cruise ship lays aground near the port of the Italian island of Giglio. On Jan. 13, 2012, the giant Italian ship ran aground near a Tuscan island and pitched, leaving 32 people dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP / Getty Images

A ray swims in an aquarium while a child touches the glass pane. Schoolchildren help count the residents of the different aquariums during an annual stocktaking.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Martin Meissner / Associated Press

Heavy snowfall blanketed Turkey's commercial hub, a city of 15 million, disrupting air traffic and land transport.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP / Getty Images

People take pictures near real ice-covered flowers during the exhibition "Flowers of the Snow Queen."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Chuzavkov / Associated Press

Classical music composer and presidential candidate Vladimir Franz answers journalists' questions after a rehearsal of his opera "War With the Newts" at the State Opera in Prague. The first Czech direct presidential election will be held Friday and Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MICHAL CIZEK / AFP / Getty Images

Sri Lankan journalists and well wishers light candles in front of a photograph of slain editor Lasantha Wickrematunge in the capital,on the fourth anniversary of his death. International media rights groups criticized Sri Lanka for failing to identify the assassins of Wickrematunge, an anti-establishment editor.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP / Getty Images

An underprivileged Indian boy puts on a cap while attending a free school in the open on a cold morning. More than 100 people have died of exposure as northern India deals with historically cold temperatures.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

Wearing protective clothing, a firefighter is almost surrounded by red hot flames as he protects a property affected by the Dean's Gully fire near the town of Wandandian. No properties have been lost in the Dean's Gully fire, apart from some farm sheds, which continues to burn out of control.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DEAN LEWINS / EPA

Filipino devotees of the Black Nazarene watch a fire eater performing as they wait for the procession outside the Quiapo church. Devotees from different parishes and provinces are already beginning preparations for the feast of the Black Nazarene, which millions of Filipinos are expected to attend barefoot. The Black Nazarene is a life-sized, dark-skinned statue of Jesus Christ brought by a priest from Mexico in 1606 and believed to have miraculous healing powers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPA

Ukrainians sing Christmas carols as they carry decorated stars of Bethlehem during a parade. Ukrainians celebrate the Orthodox Christmas Day according to the old Julian calendar on Jan. 7.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARKIIAN LYSEIKO / EPA

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Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Ireland, where police came under attack for the fifth straight night as unionists protested against the Belfast City Council’s decision to reduce the number of days on which it displays the British flag.

The Costa Concordia cruise ship continues to lay aground near the port of the Italian island of Giglio, where work is ongoing.  The giant Italian ship ran aground near a Tuscan island almost one year ago, leaving 32 people dead. Heavy snowfall blanketed Turkey’s commercial hub, Istanbul; and people take pictures near ice-covered flowers during the exhibition “Flowers of the Snow Queen” in Kiev.

Elsewhere, a firefighter is surrounded by flames as he protects a property affected by the Dean’s Gully fire in Australia; Ukrainians sing Christmas carols as they carry decorated stars of Bethlehem during a parade in downtown Lviv; and Sri Lankan journalists light candles in front of a photograph of slain editor Lasantha Wickrematunge in the capital of Colombo on his fourth anniversary of his death.

Add stops in the Philippines, India and the Czech Republic to round out the report.

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