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An injured student is carried to safety after Taliban militants stormed an army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan, killing 132 children and nine staff members during an hours-long gun battle with security forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammad Sajjad / Associated Press

Pakistanis in Islamabad hold a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anjum Naveed / Associated Press

A woman places flowers for the victims of a hostage siege at a cafe in Sydney, Australia. The gunman was among three people killed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Munoz / Getty Images

A Christian man touches the 14-pointed silver star marking the place where Jesus Christ was born, according to Christian tradition, in the grotto in the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPA

Runners dressed as Pere Noel (Father Christmas) take part in the 38th "Christmas Corrida Race" on the outskirts of Paris on Sunday. Over 3,000 runners participated in the 10-kilometer race.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michel Euler / Associated Press

People skate on the ice skating rink at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP/Getty Images

Women wearing gags over their mouths participate in a candlelight vigil at a bus stop in New Delhi, India, where the victim of a deadly gang rape on a bus boarded the bus two years ago.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / Associated Press

Simone Goncalves holds 8-year-old Linda Vitoria, one of her nine children, during their eviction from an abandoned plastic factory in Rio de Janeiro. About 2,000 people occupied the building for nine months before being evicted.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP/Getty Images

Children in Gazipur, Bangladesh, covered in mud to look like freedom fighters, take part in a Victory Day rally celebrating the country's war heroes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR ABDULLAH / EPA

Zulu dancers prepare to perform during a Boer War memorial held at the site of the Battle of Blood River near Dundee, South Africa. The memorial is part of the national Day of Reconciliation holiday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPA

A girl stands in front of the Baiturrahman grand mosque in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images

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Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Pakistan, where Taliban militants stormed an army-run school, killing 132 children and nine staff members, many of whom were shot in the head. Hundreds of teachers and students were held hostage during an hours-long gun battle with security forces. Full story

Sydney, Australia: A woman places flowers for the victims of Martin Place siege.

Bethlehem, West Bank: A Christian man touches the silver star marking the place where Jesus Christ was born, according to Christian tradition, in the Grotto in the Church of the Nativity.

Gazipur, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi children covered in mud to look like freedom fighters attend a rally during the country’s 43rd Victory Day celebration.

Dundee, South Africa: Zulu dancers prepare to perform during a Boer War memorial held at the site of the Battle of Blood River.

Add stops in Paris, India, Indonesia and Rio de Janeiro to round out the report.

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