Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where Rocky Ramos walks with his wife and granddaughter near the location of a shallow grave where his dog, Buddy, sniffed out a human skull that turned out to be that of missing Fox executive Gavin Smith, more than two years after he went missing. Story
Pomona: Two people comfort each other Thursday at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario during the funeral of Pomona police Officer Shaun Diamond, who was killed in October while with a team serving a search warrant.
Berlin: A cyclist passes white balloons installed along the former route of the Berlin Wall in Germany, 25 years after the fall of the wall.
Moscow: Wearing the World War II-era uniform of the Red Army troops, Russian soldiers take part in a military parade at Red Square.
Paris: Spectators wearing 3D glasses watch the live concert of the German band Kraftwerk at the Louis Vuitton Art Foundation.
Tacloban, Philippines: People release candle-illuminated lanterns into the night sky on the eve of the one-year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan at Leyte Park in Tacloban.
Add stops in China, Indonesia, India and Macedonia to round out the report.