A forensics team collects evidence after a shootout left two suspects dead in an anti-terrorism operation in the eastern Belgian city of Verviers. Belgian police also arrested 13 people during a dozen raids overnight, smashing a plot to kill police officers "in public roads and in police stations," they said.
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French police, some in plainclothes and others in riot gear, take up positions outside a post office northwest of Paris where an armed man was holed up with two hostages. The man later surrendered and no one was hurt. There was no known link with last week's terror attacks.
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A man buys a copy of Charlie Hebdo in a French bookstore in London where customers queued up early in the morning to buy the first edition of the French satirical magazine to be published since 12 people were killed last week in an attack on its offices.
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Musicians play after the funeral for Charlie Hebdo editor and cartoonist Stephane Charbonnier in his hometown of Pontoise, France. Charbonnier, known as "Charb," was among 12 killed in last week's terrorist attack on the satirical magazine.
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A reflection shows a member of La Fura dels Baus performing during a general rehearsal for Carl Orff's opera "Carmina Burana" at the Canal theatre in Madrid.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANI POZO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates the first hole-in-one of his professional career on the par-three 15th hole during the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club.
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The Lakers' Kobe Bryant and Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James embrace in a meeting of superstars after the Cavs defeated the Lakers, 109-102, at Staples Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
Luca Matteotti of Italy, from left, leads Nate Holland of the U.S. and Kevin Hill of Canada during the men's snowboarding final at the Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria.
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Pope Francis sits for a photo with children at an event in Manila. Francis called on leaders in the Philippines to end "scandalous social inequalities," lamenting corruption in a nation where tens of millions of Catholics live in poverty.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OSSERVATORE ROMANO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Filipino children wearing Swiss Guard costumes rest while waiting for the arrival of Pope Francis at the Manila cathedral.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPALink
Relatives of victims of a massive earthquake that struck Kobe, Japan, in 1995 light candles in a park on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the quake. The magnitude 7.3 Hanshin earthquake struck before dawn of Jan. 17, 1995, and killed more than 6,400 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIJI PRESS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Kashmiri Muslim villagers carry the body of a suspected militant, Isaaq Ahmad, during his funeral in the village Arwani, the summer capital of Kashmir. Ahmad was one of five militants who were killed in a gunfight with Indian troops in the Shopian forests on Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPALink
Neighborhood residents Olga Chacon and daughter Jade, 5, visit a sidewalk memorial to Andrew Ung outside his family's doughnut shop at Florence Avenue and South Broadway in South Los Angeles. Ung was stabbed to death during an apparent robbery while working at the shop.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles TimesLink
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