A woman washes up amid the devastation in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines.
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Wounded TSA Officer Tony Grigsby is greeted by fellow officers after the public memorial service for slain Transportation Security Administration Officer Gerardo Hernandez at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
In this natural color mosaic image provided by NASA and taken by the Cassini spacecraft, Saturn is shown eclipsing the sun.
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The skeleton of a woman from Salzmuende is shown in the State Museum of Prehistory in Halle, Germany. Funeral rites and graves are the focus of the new special exhibition "3,300 BC - Mysterious Stone Age Dead and Their World."
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Activists wear masks of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and the leader of the Social Democratic Party, Sigmar Gabriel, as they demonstrate for the introduction of nationwide referendums while the party and members of the conservative CDU/CSU union met for coalition talks in Berlin.
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Albanian environmental activists protest in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tirana against the prospect of using the country as a site for destroying Syria's chemical weapons stockpile.
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Ukrainian riot policemen stand in front of activists holding a banner bearing the picture of Yulia Tymoshenko and reading "Free Yulia, free Ukraine" during a demonstration held in front of the parliament in Kiev.
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An Olympic torchbearer starts his ride atop a dog sled at Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula, more than 4,000 miles east of Moscow.
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Iranians distribute food in the village of Ahaar to needy people during the Ashura mourning feast. The day commemorates the anniversary of death of the third Shiite Imam Hussein, who was grandson of Muslim Prophet Mohammed.
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An Iranian Muslim Shiite impersonates the role of Zaafar Jinni, the king of Muslim genies, the spiritual creatures mentioned in the Koran, during the annual religious performance of "Taazieh" in the Iranian town of Noosh Abad, marking the mourning period of Ashura.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEHROUZ MEHRI / AFPLink
Jordanian fans cheer for their team during the World Cup playoff first leg soccer match between Jordan and Uruguay at Amman International Stadium.
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French dancer Annabelle Chambon performs in Taipei ahead of the Jan Fabre/Troubleyn performance of "Preparatio Mortis."
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A couple view Christmas lights at the Shinjuku business district after leaving their office in Tokyo. About 370,000 light-emitting diodes will be on display until Dec. 25.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPALink
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