Visitors look at archaeological paintings and incised drawings during a visit to the reproduction of Lascaux cave at Cinquentenaire museum in Brussels. The exhibition has full-scale, scientifically accurate reproductions of the French cave.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Laurent Dubrule / EPALink
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, shakes hands with Harry Styles of the boy band One Direction at the Royal Variety Performance at the Palladium Theatre in London.
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A coffin bearing the remains of slaying victim Brendan Megraw is carried after a funeral service in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Brendan Megraw was abducted from his home in Belfast and killed by the IRA in April 1978. He was one of 16 victims known as "the Disappeared" who vanished without a trace during the three decades-long conflict in Northern Ireland. Investigators following a new lead discovered the remains in Oristown Bog in Co Meath in October.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Faith / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
British soldiers from the King's Troop Royal Artillery perform a 41-gun salute in celebration of Prince Charles' 66th birthday in London's Hyde Park.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Cowie / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Syrian Kurd holds onto the barbed wire fence that marks the Turkey-Syria border on the outskirts of Kobani, seen from the Turkish side of the border outside the village of Yumurtalik. Kobani has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated PressLink
An Israeli soldier removes a Palestinian flag from the windshield of his vehicle during clashes with Palestinian protesters in the West Bank village of Hizma, following a demonstration to protest against Israeli authorities allowing settlers to enter the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Abbas Momani / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Israeli police stand guard as Palestinians walk toward the Al-Aqsa mosque for Friday prayers in Jerusalem's Old City. Israeli authorities lift age restrictions on Muslims wishing to pray on Friday at the al-Aqsa mosque.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Abir Sultan / EPALink
Young Ukrainian cadets at an oath-taking ceremony and a prayer service at Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery in Kiev. About 100 young Ukrainian cadets took part in an oath-taking ceremony.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tatyana Zenkovich / EPALink
Italian police officers carry away a nude Femen activist during a protest in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Members of the Ukrainian feminist group Femen staged a protest against the upcoming visit of Pope Francis at the European Parliament and Council.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
A Kenyan man sells secondhand shoes in Nairobi.
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Kashmiri villagers carry the body of suspected militant Muhammed Abbas Malla, during his funeral in Nawpora village, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Farooq Khan / EPALink
Nathan Magalon is enveloped in mist in one of many exhibits on the opening day of the Discover Cube Los Angeles science museum at Hansen Dam Recreation Center in Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles TimesLink
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