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Skyscrapers loom out of the foggy mist over London.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MPS IN THE SKY / METROPOLITAN POLICE

Sculptures are carved out of ice in preparation for the Sancheoneo Ice Festival in Hwacheon County, South Korea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YONHAP / YONHAP

Long lines form in Pretoria, South Africa for buses to bid farewell to former President Nelson Mandela.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACOLINE PRINSLOO / AFP

A woman cries after paying respects to Nelson Mandela as he lies in state in Pretoria, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YVES HERMAN / AFP

South African naval personnel guard the casket as Nelson Mandela lies in state in Pretoria, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARKUS SCHREIBER / POOL / AP POOL

A rainbow forms over the Union Buildings where Nelson Mandela was lying in state in Pretoria, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Dunham / Associated Press

Men walk past the Damascus gate outside Jerusalem during a storm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Uriel Sinai / Getty Images Europe

Israeli Arabs throw snowballs in Jerusalem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Uriel Sinai / Getty Images Europe

Taking pictures in front of icicles in Beirut.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wael Hamzeh / EPA

Waves crash against rocks as a car drives by in Tripoli, Lebanon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IBRAHIM CHALHOUB / AFP

Pro-European Union activists warm themselves near a fire and guard barricades on the main street Khreschatyk in Kiev, Ukraine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Efrem Lukatsky / Associated Press

FOMAC troops, regional peacekeepers, fire their guns as they evacuate Muslim clerics from the St. Jacques Church in Bangui, Central African Republic.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jerome Delay / Associated Press

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In Thursday’s Pictures in the News, skyscrapers poke out of London’s famous fog in an aerial photo by the Metropolitan Police.

Pretoria, South Africa: Mourners line up to pay respects to Nelson Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, who died in Johannesburg on Dec. 5 at age 95.

Jerusalem: Ultra orthodox Jews walk past the Damascus gate outside Jerusalem’s old city in Israel. A heavy winter storm hit much of the region  Wednesday evening into Thursday, forcing the closure of roads and schools while covering widespread areas with snow and ice.

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