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An Acehnese child plays on Syiah Kuala beach on the 10th anniversary of a tsunami in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. The day is marked by ceremonies to remember the devastating tsunami that killed some 5,000 people in Thailand, many of them vacationing foreigners.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hotli Simanjuntak / EPA

A Thai student places candles on a sand sculpture during commemorations of the 10th anniversary of the 2004 tsunami at Patong beach in Phuket.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pornchai Kittiwongsakul / AFP/Getty Images

Thai schoolgirls from the tsunami-devastated and now rebuilt village of Ban Nam Khem, join the community to let hundreds of lanterns go from the beach with wishes of hope for the future on the 10th anniversary of the 2004 tsunami.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Walton / EPA

Ty Conrad catches some air while riding his boogie board down the sand dune at the Hermosa Beach Pier as the sun sets on Christmas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

The sun sets behind the Manhattan Beach Pier on Christmas Eve.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Members of the Armenian Brigade motorcycle club and Vet Hunters volunteer and Marine Corp. veteran Naomi Kuhlman, left, talk with a homeless man, right, who did not want to give his name, on Skid Row during Operation Winter Wonderland in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A Chelsea fan dressed as Santa is seen in the crowd ahead of the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and West Ham United at Stamford Bridge in London.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ian Kington / AFP/Getty Images

The hounds of the Heythrop Hunt arrive to greet hunt supporters gathering in town square in Chipping Norton in England. Although it its more than 10 years since the Hunting Act was passed by Parliament, thousands of people across England and Wales are expected to show their support for hunting on the biggest day of the hunting calendar - the Boxing Day meet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

A young boy smiles as he raises his face toward the sky while snow flakes fall in Kleinmachnow, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ralf Hirschberger / EPA

Shoppers get their photo taken as Harrods opens its world famous Winter Sale in London.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Phillips / Getty Images Europe

Indian Sikh performers demonstrate their skills during a road show ahead of a three-day event to mark the birth of Guru Gobind Singh in Allahabad, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sanjay Kanojia / AFP/Getty Images

Workers put the finishing touch to a snow sculpture at Jingyuetan National Forest Park in China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Getty Images

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Asia, where countries are observing the 10th anniversary of the tsunami in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. On the morning of Dec. 26, 2004, a 9.3-magnitude earthquake off Indonesia’s western coast generated a series of massive waves that killed more than 220,000 people across 14 countries as far apart as Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Somalia. Read story

Hermosa Beach: Ty Conrad catches some air while riding his boogie board down the sand dune at the Hermosa Beach Pier as the sun sets on Christmas.

Los Angeles: Vet Hunters volunteer and Marine Corp. veteran Naomi Kuhlman, left, talks with a homeless man, right, on Skid Row during Operation Winter Wonderland.

Chipping Norton, England: Although it is more than 10 years since the Hunting Act was passed by Parliament, thousands of people across England and Wales are expected to show their support for hunting on the biggest day of the hunting calendar – the Boxing Day meet.

Add stops in Germany, India and China to round out the report.

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