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Children collecting water push a cart in Tacloban, Philippines, which was heavily damaged by Typhoon Haiyan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Getty Images

Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan march in a religious procession in Tolosa on the eastern Philippine island of Leyte.


A young girl plays with a balloon in the rubble where her family's house was flattened during Typhoon Haiyan on the outskirts of Tacloban, Philippines.


Men in Beirut run to help after two explosions struck near the Iranian Embassy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hussein Malla / Associated Press

Guardsmen arrive in the rain for Mass commemorating Monaco's National Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lionel Cironneau / AP

Tickets for "El Gordo" (The Fat One), a Christmas lottery, are sold in Madrid, Spain.


Washington, Ill., sits in ruins the morning after a severe tornado.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune

A Nepalese election official waits for voting to start at a polling station in Kathmandu.


Long Beach Police stand on an apartment rooftop after a man reportedly wanted for carjacking ran from a traffic stop and was shot and killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

A masked Egyptian man in Cairo aims his gun as he stands among fellow anti-military demonstrators.


Paramedics look for people trapped in a mall that collapsed in Tongaat, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / Associated Press

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In Tuesday’s Pictures in the News, survivors in Tacloban, Philippines continue to dig out from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan, which ripped through the country on Nov. 9. It has been described as one of the most powerful typhoons to hit land, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless. Countries all over the world have pledged relief aid, however damage to the airport and roads have made moving the aid into the most affected areas extremely difficult. With dead bodies left out in the open air and limited food, water and shelter, health concerns are growing.

Beirut: Two explosions struck near the Iranian Embassy in Lebanon killing several.

Long Beach: Police officers stand on an apartment rooftop near 5th Street and Nebraska Avenue after a suspected carjacker was shot and killed. Police report the incident began with a traffic stop in Long Beach that turned deadly when the driver bailed from the car and ran off.

Cairo: Demonstrators mark the anniversary of protests against the Egyptian military in 2011, which ignited deadly clashes with security forces.

Kathmandu, Nepal: Nepal opened for elections that will be crucial in completing a peace process stalled for several years since the end of a decade-long civil war.

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