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People stop to look at the illuminated cloisters of Lacock Abbey, part of a new installation called "Into the Light." The historic abbey, used to film scenes in the Harry Potter movies, will for two weeks be the site of illuminations and special-effects lighting set up by the National Trust.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

A model works during look rehearsals for the C'est show at Fashion Week. Look rehearsals are used to prepare the styling of the models for the fashion shows.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JENS KALAENE / AFP/Getty Images

A staff member holds butterflies at The Glasshouse at Wisley Gardens. Rare and exotic butterflies have been placed in the facility for visitors to enjoy until Feb.24.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

Members of the media talk to artist Paul Emsley, center right, in front of his newly commissioned painting of the Duchess of Cambridge, on display at the National Portrait Gallery.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sang Tan / Associated Press

A man puts candles in front of the Kurdish Institute, adding to a makeshift memorial a day after three female Kurdish activists were shot and killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP/Getty Images

The date is written in freshly fallen snow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MATTHIAS BEIN / AFP/Getty Images

Female tour guides dressed in traditional kimonos smile as they visit the Meiji Shrine to attend a purification ceremony to celebrate Coming of Age Day. Young people turning 20 are officially recognized as adults in Japan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO / AFP/Getty Images

A dust storm ahead of a cyclone approaches the western Australian coast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BRETT MARTIN / AFP/Getty Images

Bratislav Jovanovic, 43, enters a tomb he uses as shelter during the winter. Jovanovic has been homeless for nearly 20 years, since his house was burned down in a fire, and has lived in the tomb for the last 15 years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SASA DJORDJEVIC / Associated Press

Indian Border Security Force troops patrol along the border with Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP/Getty Images

Sunni protesters against the Shiite-dominated government of Prime Minister Nouri Maliki chant slogans during a demonstration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED JALIL / EPA

Demonstrators hold banners and candles during a protest to condemn deadly bombings in Quetta.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Anchorage Fire Department Engineer Pat O'Shea carries a cat rescued from a burned apartment building.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News

A woman pauses at the memorial to late Apple Corp. co-founder Steve Jobs at the St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dmitry Lovetsky / Associated Press

A supporter of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez takes part in a rally in Caracas. Hundreds gathered outside his presidential palace in an alternative inauguration, showing their support for the ailing leader.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ariana Cubillos / Associated Press

A woman walks past buildings damaged by the 2010 earthquake in downtown Port-au-Prince. Governments around the world have spent about half of the $5.3 billion pledged for reconstruction in Haiti.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dieu Nalio Chery / Associated Press

Snow falls as an ultra-orthodox Jewish man walks at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

Members of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, a group loyal to Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement, await a march in the Balata refugee camp in the West Bank. The men were protesting a recent campaign by Abbas to disarm renegade gunmen.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nasser Ishtayeh / AFP / Getty Images

Acehnese women wear traditional costumes during a cultural event. Aceh province -- on the northern tip of Sumatra Island, one of the five biggest islands in Indonesia -- is the only region to implement Islamic sharia law as a positive law in Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK / EPA

A Hindu holy man dances to Indian traditional drums during a religious procession towards the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, as part of the Maha Kumbh festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

Members of the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress participate in a candlelight vigil in Hyderabad, India, against the alleged human rights violations by the Chinese authorities in Tibet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mahesh Kumar A. / Associated Press

Members of the Kurdish community in demonstrate in front of Paris' Centre for Information on Kurdistan. French police are investigating the slayings of three Kurdish female activists, who were found dead in the early hours of Thursday at a community center in Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IAN LANGSDON / EPA

A man is consoled after seeing the bodies of relatives following an overnight attack on the village of Kibusu in Kenya's Tana River delta region. At least 10 people were killed and several wounded in a retaliatory dawn raid, the latest violence to flare up in an area where scores died in clashes last year, the Kenya Red Cross said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IVAN LIEMAN / AFP / Getty Images

Members of the South African Police Services fire rubber bullets at striking farm workers during violent clashes in de Doorns, about 85 miles north of Cape Town. The protesters said they they will not return to work on the fruit-growing region's farms until they receive a minimum daily wage that would be equal to $17 U.S., which is about double what they currently earn.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RODGER BOSCH / AFP / Getty Images

A protestor in a prison jump suit and blackout hood appeals for the closure of the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, outside the U.S. Supreme Court. This week marks the 11th anniversary of the opening of the prison.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAUL LOEB / AFP / Getty Images

An Indian monk smokes at a temporary camp for Hindus headed with other pilgrims to Sagar Island for the annual Gangasagar festival, where they will take a ritual bath in the waters of the Ganges River where it empties into the Bay of Bengal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPA

Italy's Alessandro Botturi competes during Stage 4 of the Dakar 2013 motorcycle race between Nazca and Arequipa in Peru. The rally, which began Saturday, winds through Peru, Argentina and Chile before ending Jan. 20. .

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK FIFE / AFP / Getty Images

A photographer sets up a shot of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that is still lying aground after tipping over almost a year ago off the Italian island of Giglio. Work continues to extricate the ship after the wreck that left 32 people dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP / Getty Images

Classical dancers of the Latvian National Ballet perform "Giselle" at the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CRISTINA QUICLER / AFP / Getty Images

Tourists watch the sun set behind the Alps from Auerberg Mountain in southern Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / AFP / Getty Images

Devotees mob the image of the Black Nazarene during an annual procession in Manila that drew sometimes rowdy crowds, leading to injuries to at least 120 people, The Black Nazarene is said to have been brought to the Philippines by a Spanish priest from Mexico in 1606.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPA

South Korean special forces soldiers embrace the frigid conditions as part of a winter drill.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DONG-A ILBO / AFP / Getty Images

A polar bear is fed by a zookeeper at the Everland amusement park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

Supporters of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janta Party scuffle with police while protesting against Pakistan over an attack on an Indian army patrol in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir that killed two soldiers and left their bodies mutilated.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Altaf Qadri / Associated Press

Palestinians cross the remains of a flood-ravaged road after heavy rains in the area, the fiercest storm in a decade according to one official, claimed the lives of two West Bank women who drowned after their car was caught in a flash flood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammed Ballas / Associated Press

Relatives of people killed in a New Year's stampede weep during a funeral ceremony at the Treichville morgue in Abidjan. The official death toll was placed at 63 in the stampede, which broke out among crowds returning from a fireworks display.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP / Getty Images

Members of the Kwazulu Natal Burundian Drummers perform during the opening parade launching the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament, which will begin Jan. 19.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RAJESH JANTILAL / AFP / Getty Images

The Holmes family takes refuge under a jetty as a wildfire rages nearby in the Tasmanian town of Dunalley. The family credits God with their survival from the fire that destroyed about 90 homes in the town.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tim Holmes / Associated Press

Duke fans yell as Clemson's K.J. McDaniels inbounds the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gerry Broome / Associated Press

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

Bosnian Orthodox Serbs light candles to honor deceased relatives.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ELVIS BARUKCIC / AFP / Getty Images

A ceremony marks the Orthodox Christmas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shakh Aivazov / Associated Press

A child is entertained at a carnival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SIGI TISCHLER / EPA

National health workers protest austerity measures.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul White / Associated Press

A giraffe eyes an unfamiliar species at the zoo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLAND WEIHRAUCH / AFP / Getty Images

Pope Benedict XVI delivers his annual state of the world address.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pool / Getty Images

Supporters cheer the inauguration of President John Dramani Mahama, who won a closely fought election in December.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gabriela Barnuevo / AFP / Getty Images

A Palestinian boy finds an inventive way to battle the weather.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adel Hana / Associated Press

Visitors walk among large ice sculptures at the 29th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPA

Heavy snow fell on the city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BULENT KILIC / AFP / Getty Images

An Indian woman warms herself around a bonfire at Sangam. More than 100 people have died of exposure as northern India deals with historically cold temperatures.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

The Plosky Tolbachnik volcano erupts for the first time since 1976.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander Petrov / Associated Press

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The Week in Pictures | Jan. 7-13, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism.

We started out the week in Sarajevo, where Bosnian Orthodox Serbs lighted candles during Christmas Mass at Congregational Church of the Mother of God to commemorate the departed souls of their relatives.  Predominantly Orthodox Christians, Bosnian Serbs observe the old Julian calendar, which differs from the Roman Catholic and secular Gregorian calendar, established in the 16th century. In nearby Tbilisi, Georgians take part in a religious procession to mark the Orthodox Christmas.

On the European continent, people stopped to look at the illuminated cloisters at Lacock Abbey in England as part of a new installation called “Into the Light.”  The historic abbey,  which was used to film scenes in the “Harry Potter” movies, will be seen in a new light for two weeks, thanks to illuminations and special-effects lighting set up by the National Trust. Models prepared for Fashion Week in Berlin and a man placed memorial candles in front of the Kurdish Institute in Paris, a day after three Kurdish activists were shot and killed. The Costa Concordia cruise ship continued to lie 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 a year ago, leaving 32 people dead. Heavy snowfall blanketed Turkey’s commercial hub, Istanbul; and people took pictures near ice-covered flowers during the exhibition “Flowers of the Snow Queen” in Kiev.

In another part of the world, a supporter of Venezuela President Hugo Chavez held up a banner at a rally in Caracas.  Hundreds of supporters gathered outside his presidential palace in an alternative inauguration, showing their support for the ailing leader and wearing T-shirts with the slogan “I am Chavez.”

Elsewhere, a family took refuge under a jetty as a wildfire raged near the Tasmanian town of Dunalley in Australia, Duke fans yelled as Clemson’s K.J. McDaniels in-bounded the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., and Palestinians crossed a road flooded out by heavy rains in the northern West Bank village of Kabatyeh.

Also, a red dust storm approached Onslow on the western Australian coast, Iraqi protesters chanted slogans during a demonstration in Fallujah, and Pakistanis held banners and candles during a protest to condemn Thursday’s deadly bombings in Quetta.

Add stops in India, Peru, Italy, Germany and South Korea to round out the report.

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