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Images of DECEMBER 2013 week 1 - 2 week 1 -2 Sources : boston.com, reuters.com , time.com , … pps : http://chieuquetoi.blogspot.com Click to continue December 31, 2013 1

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Nov. 29 ,2013 Nov. 29, 2013. An Egyptian man walks amid tear gas smoke during clashes between Egyptian security forces and Muslim Brotherhood and ousted President Mohamed Morsi supporters following a demonstration in Cairo. December 31, 2013 Click to continue 3

Nov. 30 ,2013 Nov. 30, 2013. Stand-up paddle boarders row past before the lighting ceremony for Rio de Janeiro's famed floating Christmas tree in Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Click to continue December 31, 2013 4

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Dec. 1 ,2013 Dec. 1, 2013. Rescue workers lift the rear rotor blades from the site of a police helicopter crash onto the Clutha Pub in central Glasgow, Scotland. Click to continue December 31, 2013 6

Dec. 1 ,2013 Dec. 1, 2013. A woman dressed as "fairy godmother" participates in the Paris Parade along Alameda Avenue, in Santiago, Chile as part of the Christmas celebrations. December 31, 2013 Click to continue 7

Dec. 1 ,2013 Dec. 1, 2013. Supporters of European integration clash with Berkut riot police officers on Bankova Street during a People's Veche protest against the government's decision to delay signing a trade deal with the European Union. December 31, 2013 Click to continue 8

Dec. 1 ,2013 Dec. 1, 2013. An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man prays and lights candles with his family on the fifth night of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, the festival of lights, at the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Sheaarim in Jerusalem. Click to continue December 31, 2013 9

Dec. 1 Dec. 1, 2013. A Metro-North passenger train lays on it's side after derailing in the Bronx borough of New York City. ,2013 Click to continue December 31, 2013 10

Dec. 1 ,2013 Emergency workers examine the site of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York December 1, 2013. At least four people were killed and 63 injured, including 11 critically, when the suburban train derailed, with at least five cars from the Metro-North train sliding off the tracks, officials said. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Click to continue December 31, 2013 11

Dec. 1, 2013. A Metro-North locomotive lies on its side after derailing in the Bronx borough of New York City. Dec. 1 ,2013 Click to continue December 31, 2013 12

Dec. 1 ,2013 Dec. 1, 2013. A woman adjusts a wreath during the Wreaths Across Canada ceremony at the National Military Cemetery in Ottawa. December 31, 2013 13

Dec. 1 ,2013 A woman, with HIV, receives treatment at a HIV/AIDS hospice, founded by a member of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party, in the suburbs of Yangon December 1, 2013. World AIDS day is observed on December 1, 2013. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun Click to continue December 31, 2013 14

Dec. 1 ,2013 A friend of local resident Valentin Krasin cools off with cold water after a steam bath in his mobile bathing station on the banks of the Tuba river near the village of Kochergino, about 460 km southeast of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, December 1, 2013. Krasin designed and constructed the mobile bathing station based on a traditional Russian banya or steam bath, intending it for trips with friends and possibly as a small commercial venture. Picture taken December 1, 2013. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH) December 31, 2013 15

Dec. 1 ,2013 Dec. 1, 2013. A friend of local resident Valentin Krasin cools off with cold water after a steam bath in his mobile bathing station on the banks of the Tuba river near the village of Kochergino, about 460 km southeast of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. December 31, 2013 16

Dec. 1 ,2013 December 31, 2013 A "scissors" dancer grabs her shoe with her mouth while performing in a national scissors dance competition in the outskirts of Lima December 1, 2013. The Danza de las tijeras, or scissors dance, is a traditional dance from the Peruvian southern region of the Andes, in which two or more performers take turns dancing while accompanied with music from a harp and a violin. Dancers would display various skills and moves, which include cutting the air with the use of a scissors. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil 17

Dec. 1 ,2013 Two men walk during a sandstorm in Bangui, Central African Republic, December 1, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney December 31, 2013 18

Dec. 1 ,2013 A Kathakali dancer wears a dress ahead of her performance during the annual Vrischikotsavam festival at a temple in the southern Indian city of Kochi December 1, 2013. Kathakali is an elaborate classical dance-drama from the southern Indian state of Kerala that combines literature, music, painting, acting and dance. The dance depicts stories from Hindu mythology and is usually religious in nature. Picture taken December 1, 2013. REUTERS/Sivaram V (INDIA Tags: SOCIETY) December 31, 2013 19

Dec. 1 ,2013 Protesters try to break through police lines near the presidential administration building during a rally held by supporters of EU integration in Kiev, December 1, 2013. Ukrainian opposition leaders called on Sunday for President Viktor Yanukovich and his government to resign at a rally of about 350,000 people, the biggest protest in the capital Kiev since the "Orange Revolution" of nine years ago. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich December 31, 2013 20

Dec. 1 ,2013 A man kneels down while riot police stand guard near the presidential administration building during a rally held by supporters of EU integration in Kiev, December 1, 2013. Ukraine's interior minister warned tens of thousands of protesters starting a pro-Europe rally in the capital Kiev on Sunday that police would respond if there were mass disturbances.REUTERS/Gleb Garanich December 31, 2013 21

Dec. 1 ,2013 A man swings a chain as protesters try to break through police lines near the presidential administration building during a rally held by supporters of EU integration in Kiev, December 1, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians shouting "Down with the Gang!" rallied on Sunday against President Viktor Yanukovich's U-turn on Europe and some used a building excavator to try to break through police lines at his headquarters. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko December 31, 2013 22

Dec. 1 ,2013 An anti-government protester throws back a teargas canister during clashes with police near the Government House in Bangkok December 1, 2013. Police fired several rounds of teargas in an area of Bangkok near Government House, after a chaotic night of street fighting elsewhere in the capital during which two people were killed and at least 45 wounded. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj December 31, 2013 23

Dec. 1 ,2013 An anti-government protester uses a fire extinguisher during clashes with police near the Government House in Bangkok December 1, 2013. Thousands of protesters launched a "people's coup" on Thailand's government on Sunday, swarming multiple state agencies in violent clashes, taking control of a broadcaster and forcing the prime minister to flee a police compound. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha December 31, 2013 24

Dec. 1 ,2013 Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flee teargas fired by riot police at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 1, 2013. Egyptian security forces fired teargas to disperse protesters demonstrating against the army-backed government in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Sunday, witnesses said. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh December 31, 2013 25

Dec. 1 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Andean women wearing traditional clothes attend a national scissors dance competition in the outskirts of Lima December 1, 2013. The Danza de las tijeras, or scissors dance, is a traditional dance from the Peruvian southern region of the Andes, in which two or more performers take turns dancing while accompanied with music from a harp and a violin. Dancers would display various skills and moves, which include cutting the air with the use of a scissors. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil 26

Dec. 1 ,2013 Iraqi police take up position during a raid and weapons search operation in west of Baquba, about 50 km (30 miles) northeast of Baghdad, December 1, 2013. The operation led to the arrest of wanted figures and the seizing of various weapons and ammunition, according to an Iraqi Army officer. Picture taken December 1, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammed Adnan (IRAQ - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - RTX1624G December 31, 2013 27

Dec. 1 ,2013 Free Syrian Army fighters dig a tunnel in Deir alZor, eastern Syria December 1, 2013. Picture taken December 1, 2013. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT) December 31, 2013 28

Dec. 1 ,2013 Activists covered in fake blood perform during a protest against the use of fur at Sant Jaume square in Barcelona December 1, 2013. REUTERS/Albert Gea December 31, 2013 29

Dec. 1 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Flowers and movies left by fans are seen at the scene of the car crash where actor Paul Walker was killed in the Santa Clarita area of Los Angeles December 1, 2013. Walker, best known for his roles in the "Fast and the Furious" action movies, died on November 30 in a car crash in Southern California, his publicist said. REUTERS/Phil McCarten 30

Dec. 1 ,2013 A protester (C) is arrested by the riot police during clashes with protesters after they took part in a march against Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto on the anniversary of his first year in power and his government's proposed energy reforms, in Mexico City December 1, 2013. REUTERS/Antonio Becerril December 31, 2013 31

Dec. 1 Afghan students in an outdoor classroom in a refugee camp on the outskirts of Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on December 1, 2013. December 31, 2013 32

Dec. 1 ,2013 Residents inspect their home that was damaged by what activists said was shelling from forces loyal Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Qatana, Aleppo, December 1, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hebbo December 31, 2013 33

Dec. 1 ,2013 December 31, 2013 A woman takes a picture of herself with part of the Christmas illumination of the main shopping mall Kurfuerstendamm boulevard in Berlin, December 1, 2013.REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch 34

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Dec. 2 Angry Birds balloons shaped procession down Hollywood Boulevard in the Hollywood Christmas Parade 82 th in Los Angeles, California, December 1, 2013. December 31, 2013 36

Dec. 2 Indian Navy Ranger performing skills in the Navy Day celebrations at Arabian sea in Mumbai, India. Indian Navy Day is celebrated on December 4. December 31, 2013 37

Dec. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launched aircraft "octocopter"-machine mini-drones will be used for delivery to consumers. His company is looking forward to the future with plans to use mini unmanned aircraft to deliver small packages. 2 December 31, 2013 38

Dec. 2 ,2013 Palestinians wave to others on boats during a protest against the blockade on Gaza, at the seaport of Gaza City December 2, 2013. Israel imposed a blockade on Gaza in 2007 after Islamist group Hamas seized control of the territory in a brief civil war with Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (GAZA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - RTX160X2 December 31, 2013 39

Dec. 2 ,2013 A Thai Buddhist monk puts on a gas mask as riot police use water cannon and tear gas while anti-government protesters attempt to remove barricades outside Government House in Bangkok December 2, 2013. Thai protesters took to the streets on Monday to renew their fight to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, prompting riot police to fire teargas and stun grenades for a second day outside her fortified office compound to keep them at bay. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez December 31, 2013 40

Dec. 2 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Demonstrators burn tires and block roads against the arrest of Mali's former junta chief, General Amadou Sanogo in Kati, outside Bamako December 2, 2013. Mali's former junta chief, General Amadou Sanogo, has been detained and charged with complicity in kidnapping after being questioned by a judge on November 27, the government said on state television. Sanogo was taken into custody by soldiers earlier on Wednesday, the defence ministry said. He had failed to heed summons to appear in court for questioning over the deaths of six soldiers and a missing colonel during an army protest in September. REUTERS/Adama Diarra 41

Dec. 2 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Anti-government protesters flee as riot policemen use water cannon during clashes with the police the metropolitan police headquarters in Bangkok December 2, 2013. Thai protesters took to the streets on Monday to renew their fight to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, prompting riot police to fire teargas and stun grenades for a second day outside her fortified office compound to keep them at bay. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha 42

Dec. 2 ,2013 Rescue workers prepare to lift the wreckage of a police helicopter that crashed into pub in central Glasgow, Scotland December 2, 2013. The number of people killed after a helicopter crashed into a pub in Scotland's biggest city Glasgow rose to nine, police said on Monday. Officers continue to sift through the wreckage at the site where a police helicopter crashed into the roof of the packed 'Clutha' pub on Friday, trapping many inside in choking dust and debris. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne December 31, 2013 43

Dec. 2 ,2013 Dec. 2, 2013. An anti-government protester runs away as riot police use a water cannon during clashes with the police the metropolitan police headquarters in Bangkok. December 31, 2013 44

Dec. 2 ,2013 Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory (HURL) photo shows a light from a research submarine illuminating the deck of a submerged World War II-era Japanese mega-submarine, the I-400, discovered off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii in August 2013. Scientists plumbing the Pacific Ocean off the Hawaii coast have discovered a World War Two era Japanese submarine, a technological marvel that had been preparing to attack the Panama Canal before being scuttled by U.S. forces. The 400-foot (122-meter) "Sen-Toku" class vessel - among the largest pre-nuclear submarines ever built - was found in August off the southwest coast of Oahu and had been missing since 1946, scientists at the University of Hawaii at Manoa said. REUTERS/Courtesy NOAA HURL archives/Handout December 31, 2013 45

Dec. 2 ,2013 December 31, 2013 People supporting EU integration attend a rally in Kiev, December 2, 2013. Ukrainian protesters blockaded the main government building on Monday, seeking to force President Viktor Yanukovich from office with a general strike after hundreds of thousands demonstrated against his decision to abandon an EU integration pact. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTX161E6 46

Dec. 2 ,2013 Dec. 2, 2013. Pope Francis meets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a private audience at the Vatican. December 31, 2013 47

Dec. 2 ,2013 Dec. 2, 2013. Two Western Lowland gorillas lay entwined inside the Great Ape House at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park during the ZooLights celebration in Washington. December 31, 2013 48

Dec. 2 ,2013 A Free Syrian Army fighter rests near weapons in Aleppo December 2, 2013. REUTERS/Molhem Barakat (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT) December 31, 2013 49

Dec. 2 ,2013 A butterfly wing artist cuts up wings to make mosaics in Bangui, Central African Republic, December 2, 2013. Mosaics made out of butterfly wings are a popular art form in Central African Republic. Professional butterfly hunters gather butterflies in the forest outside Bangui, then sell them to artists, who use the wings to make mosaics. Picture taken December 2, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney (CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) December 31, 2013 50

Dec. 2 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Indigenous Aymara men attend the inauguration of the Bolivian space agency control plant in Amachuma on the outskirts of La Paz December 2, 2013. REUTERS/David Mercado (BOLIVIA - Tags: BUSINESS TELECOMS) - RTX161DJ 51

Dec. 2 ,2013 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands as he listens to the national anthems during a meeting with his Italian counterpart Enrico Letta at Villa Madama in Rome December 2, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS) December 31, 2013 52

Dec. 2 ,2013 Wen Changlin and Zhang Feng pose for a picture with their son at home in Ningxiang county of Changsha, Hunan province, December 2, 2013. According to local media, 27year-old Zhang, married 72-year-old Wen after she carried Wen's baby earlier this year. The couple met and generated affection towards each other during the years Wen helped treating Zhang's father of his diseases. REUTERS/Stringer December 31, 2013 53

Dec. 2 ,2013 Men try to remove an overloaded cart from a horse that fell on a road in Lahore December 2, 2013. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza (PAKISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS) December 31, 2013 54

Dec. 2 ,2013 An anti-government protester throws a water bottle at riot police as they attempt to remove barricades outside Government House in Bangkok December 2, 2013. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Monday she would "open every door" to find a peaceful solution to a political crisis gripping Bangkok as police used rubber bullets against protesters seeking to topple her government. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (THAILAND - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) December 31, 2013 55

Dec. 2 A newly recruited paramilitary policeman participates in a drill in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region December 2, 2013. Picture taken December 2, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily (CHINA - Tags: MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA ,2013 December 31, 2013 56

Dec. 2 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Aleya sits beside her husband Sabed Ali, an auto rickshaw driver, with her son Areef in Dhaka Medical College Hospital December 2, 2013. Ali sustained burns after protestors torched his auto rickshaw on Tuesday during a Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led nationwide protest. At least five people were injured after protestors threw crude bombs, vandalized and torched vehicles in different parts of the city on Monday, local media reported. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - 57

Dec. 2 ,2013 Artist John Coleman paints faces of pets on a mural at the Animal Hospital of Desert Hot Springs Save-A-Pet clinic in Desert Hot Springs, California, December 2, 2013. The resort town in California warned on November 12 that it will run out of money by March due to burdensome salary and pension costs and could join other U.S. cities that have recently filed for bankruptcy protection. A bankruptcy filing by Desert Hot Springs, a city of 26,000 about 110 miles (177 km) east of Los Angeles, would make it the third California city since 2012 along with San Bernardino and Stockton to seek court protection from creditors. Picture taken December 2, 2013. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian (UNITED STATES - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) December 31, 2013 58

Dec. 2, 2013. A Buddhist monk wearing a gas mask and carrying saline rushes to tend to an anti-government protesters overcome by tear gas during an anti-government protest near Government House in Bangkok, Thailand. Dec. 2 ,2013 December 31, 2013 59

Dec. 2 ,2013 Dec. 2, 2013. Surfers paddle on boards in the Mediterranean Sea off the shore of Tel Aviv, Israel. December 31, 2013 60

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Dec. 3 ,2013 Dec. 3, 2013. A giant bronze sculpture portraying Pope John Paul II by Italian sculptor Oliviero Rainaldi is pictured outside Rome's Termini train Station. December 31, 2013 62

Dec. 3 ,2013 Dec. 3, 2013. A Thai flag is reflected in an antigovernment protester's sunglasses as he celebrates after demonstrations are called off outside Government House in Bangkok. December 31, 2013 63

Dec. 3 ,2013 Dec. 3, 2013. An Indian girl plays next to a makeshift shelter in New Delhi. December 31, 2013 64

Dec. 3 ,2013 A Syrian man holds his child as he waits for medical supplies at a recently opened shelter in Vrazhdebna, near Sofia December 3, 2013. More than 9,800 people, mainly from Syria, have sought asylum in Bulgaria, the poorest country in the European Union, this year, a total that the Interior Ministry says may reach 11,200 by the end of 2013 - a sharp rise from 1,380 last year. REUTERS/Pierre Marsaut (BULGARIA - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) December 31, 2013 65

Dec. 3 ,2013 Dec. 3, 2013. Pakistanis play cricket in a field next to a slum in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. December 31, 2013 66

Dec. 3 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Dec. 3, 2013. People pray in front of the casket of a man before his funeral at a Mosque in Bangui. The man was found stabbed to death on the road to Bouali, some 30km from Bangui. 67

Dec. 3 ,2013 Dec. 3, 2013. A Pakistani boy wraps himself with a shawl to shield from the evening cold, while a woman cooks for her family using a fire as the sets in a slum in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. December 31, 2013 68

Dec. 3 ,2013 Dec. 3, 2013. Singers rehearse for the Mona Shores Singing Christmas Tree at the Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts. December 31, 2013 69

Dec. 3 ,2013 Dec. 3, 2013. Lines of Ukrainian police in riot gear guard the Ukrainian Parliament building during a protest in Kiev, Ukraine. December 31, 2013 70

Dec. 3 ,2013 Policemen watch the news as anti-government protesters enter their compound of metropolitan police headquarters, the site of fierce clashes over the last few days, in Bangkok December 3, 2013. Thailand's government ordered police to stand down and allow protesters into state buildings on Tuesday, removing a flashpoint for clashes and effectively bringing an end to days of violence in Bangkok in which five people have died. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (THAILAND - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS CRIME LAW) December 31, 2013 71

Dec. 3 ,2013 A protestor holds a flag as he stands in front of a police line during a demonstration in support of EU integration in Kiev December 3, 2013. Ukrainian protesters blockaded the main government building on Monday, seeking to force President Viktor Yanukovich from office with a general strike after hundreds of thousands demonstrated against his decision to abandon an EU integration pact. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW) December 31, 2013 72

Dec. 3 ,2013 Dec. 3, 2013. Members of the Civil Police Core Coordination of Special Assets unit train in a mock favela at Police City, in Rio de Janeiro. December 31, 2013 73

Dec. 3 ,2013 Former Bolshoi Theatre dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko stands inside the defendant's cage during a court hearing in Moscow December 3, 2013. A Russian judge on Tuesday found Dmitrichenko and two codefendants guilty in an acid attack that nearly blinded the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet last January. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov (RUSSIA Tags: CRIME LAW ENTERTAINMENT) December 31, 2013 74

Dec. 3 ,2013 December 31, 2013 A graffiti is seen at the fence surrounding the construction site of the new European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, December 3, 2013. The ECB council will hold its monthly meeting on December 5 to decide whether interest rates will be changed or not. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTX1624R 75

Dec. 3 ,2013 Dec. 3, 2013. A flock of birds fly near Mount Sinabung as seen from Berastepu, North Sumatra, Indonesia. December 31, 2013 76

Dec. 3 ,2013 A truck drives along a dirt road in the Pilbara region of Western Australia December 3, 2013. Western Australia's Pilbara region, which is the size of Spain, has the world's largest known deposits of iron ore and supplies nearly 45 percent of global trade in the mineral. REUTERS/David Gray (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) December 31, 2013 77

Dec. 3 ,2013 December 31, 2013 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks at his uncle, North Korean politician Jang Song Thaek (L), during a parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of a truce in the 1950-1953 Korean War, at Kim Ilsung Square in Pyongyang July 27, 2013. Jang, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, widely believed to be the power behind the throne in the secretive dynastic state, has been dismissed from his post, South Korean media said on December 3, 2013, citing officials at Seoul's top spy agency. Yonhap news agency and YTN cable news channel said Jang, who holds the title of vice chairman of the North's powerful National Defence Commission, had been removed from his post, citing the National Intelligence Service. Picture taken July 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee (NORTH KOREA - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY ANNIVERSARY) 78

Dec. 3 Dec. 3, 2013. This handout picture released by Greenpeace shows activists disguised as polar bears during a protest against Gazprom in Geneva. ,2013 December 31, 2013 79

Dec. 3 ,2013 Dec. 3, 2013. A Bahraini protester holds stones during clashes with riot police following an anti-regime demonstration in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama. December 31, 2013 80

Dec. 3 Dec. 3, 2013. Residents of the city of Damara, 75 km north of Bangui, leave the region for Bangui. ,2013 December 31, 2013 81

Dec. 3 ,2013 Dec. 3, 2013. Survivors and their supporters sit next to photographs of the Bhopal gas disaster displayed during a protest on the anniversary of the tragedy near the Indian parliament in New Delhi. December 31, 2013 82

Dec. 3 ,2013 December 31, 2013 A girl poses for pictures, beside a burnt out police truck, with her boyfriend as antigovernment protesters call off demonstrations outside Government House in Bangkok December 3, 2013. Thailand's government ordered police to stand down and allow protesters into state buildings on Tuesday, removing a flashpoint for clashes and effectively bringing an end to days of violence in Bangkok in which five people have died. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (THAILAND - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) 83

Dec. 3 ,2013 December 31, 2013 German professional racecar driver Nico Bastian sits in a Mercedes SLS sport car on the pit lane during the international presentation of the new Sony PlayStation "Gran Turismo 6" video game at Ascari Race circuit in Ronda, southern Spain, December 3, 2013. One of Ronda's most high-profile streets was named after Kazunori Yamauchi, Gran Turismo creator, yesterday. The surroundings of Ronda will be available in one of the game's functions, incorporating stunning Andalusian scenery and the nearby Ascari Race Resort, an exclusive, private race circuit. REUTERS/Jon Nazca (SPAIN - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY SPORT MOTORSPORT) 84

Dec. 3 ,2013 A camel, part of a nativity scene procession, and its handler are escorted by a bicycle policeman past the U.S. Library of Congress in Washington December 3, 2013. The religious group "Faith and Action" held their annual "Live Nativity on Capitol Hill" on Tuesday to exercise their first amendment rights. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CITYSCAPE ANIMALS) December 31, 2013 85

Dec. 3 ,2013 U.S. Vice President Joe Biden meets with Japanese business leaders at the headquarters of internet commerce and mobile games provider DeNA Co. in Tokyo December 3, 2013. Biden urged Japan and China to lower tensions that have spiked since Beijing announced an air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea, while repeating that Washington was "deeply concerned" by the move. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS) December 31, 2013 86

Dec. 3 ,2013 People walk over drawings depicting chalk outlines of bodies during a protest at Carioca square in downtown Rio de Janeiro December 3, 2013. The drawings represent the 4,000 victims of violence who died in Rio de Janeiro state in 2012, according to the group JMV - "Juventude Marcada para Viver" (Youth Tagged for Living). REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS) December 31, 2013 87

Dec. 3 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Pigeons are seen near graffiti in Detroit, Michigan, December 3, 2013. Detroit is eligible for the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history because the city is broke and negotiations with its thousands of creditors were unfeasible, a federal judge said on Tuesday in a wideranging ruling that also said the city could cut retiree pensions. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES - Tags: CITYSCAPE BUSINESS) - 88

Dec. 3 ,2013 Pedestrians walk along Woodward Avenue in Detroit, Michigan December 3, 2013. Detroit is eligible for the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history because the city is broke and negotiations with its thousands of creditors were unfeasible, a federal judge said on Tuesday in a wide-ranging ruling that also said the city could cut retiree pensions. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES Tags: CRIME LAW BUSINESS POLITICS) December 31, 2013 89

Dec. 3 ,2013 Seleka soldiers patrol in Bangui December 3, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun (CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - Tags: MILITARY) December 31, 2013 90

Maria Antonia Navarro Vargas changes the diaper of her daughter Esmeralda, 17-months-old, as her son Juan Ramon, 5, plays in the shack where they live in Madrid December 3, 2013. Maria Antonia's family belongs to one of the 13 Spanish gypsy families who are at risk of having their homes demolished by orders of Madrid's Town Hall. The families, whose members are mostly unemployed, have lived in shacks they built themselves in a small settlement in northern Madrid for more than ten years. They say they have not been offered any housing alternatives by Madrid's Town Hall and that the city's town planning board wants to evict them to make way for future plans to build a road on the land they occupy. The demolition of their homes has been held off so far due to the efforts of the Victims' Mortgage Platform (PAH). REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN Tags: SOCIETY POVERTY POLITICS) Dec. 3 ,2013 December 31, 2013 91

Dec. 3 ,2013 U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine (L) affixes an honorary police badge on Giovanni Gaynor (C) of Colville, Washington, before Gaynor helps U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) push the button to light the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree in Washington, December 3, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst December 31, 2013 92

Dec. 3 ,2013 A Free Syrian Army fighter combs his hair in Aleppo's Karm alJabal district December 3, 2013. Picture taken December 3, 2013. REUTERS/Saad AboBrahim (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT SOCIETY) RTX16313 December 31, 2013 93

Dec. 3 ,2013 A Free Syrian Army fighter runs to avoid snipers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in old Aleppo December 3, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hebbo December 31, 2013 94

Dec. 3 A Kenyan journalists participated protesting the draconian new media law was submitted parliament. December 31, 2013 95

Dec. 3 Workers produce fertilizer raw materials from scrap leather at a roadside factory in Kolkata, India. December 31, 2013 96

Dec. 3 ,2013 A photograph dangles off the wall of a bulletriddled room in the besieged area of Homs December 3, 2013. Picture taken December 3, 2013. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy December 31, 2013 97

Dec. Yegor Konkin, an amateur player spiders, poisonous spiders to crawl on the first Phormictopus antillensis as he prepares for performances on Christmas day and New Year's in his parents' apartment in Minusinsk, Russia. 3 December 31, 2013 98

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Dec. 4, 2013. The British military cemetery of Bayeux, northwestern France. Over 4,100 tombstones of the British military cemetery of Bayeux will be replaced for the first time since the creation of the cemetery in 1952. Dec. 4 ,2013 December 31, 2013 100

Dec. 4 ,2013 TV chef Nigella Lawson arrives at Isleworth Crown Court in west London December 4, 2013. Lawson's two former assistants, Elisabetta and Francesca Grillo, are accused of defrauding her and her former husband Charles Saatchi out of 300,000 pounds ($484,600). REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY CRIME LAW) December 31, 2013 101

Dec. 4 ,2013 Forensic officers search the grounds near a house where a female police officer was shot, in Leeds, northern England December 4, 2013. Police officers have arrested a man following the shooting. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis (BRITAIN Tags: CRIME LAW SOCIETY) December 31, 2013 102

Dec. 4 ,2013 U.S. first lady Michelle Obama reacts as two year old Ashtyn Gardner from Mobile, Alabama, trips over another child's walker after meeting Obama's new dog Sunny at the unveiling of the decorations at the White House in Washington, December 4, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed December 31, 2013 103

Dec. 4 ,2013 The lights are turned on for a giant menorah at the Reading Power Station in Tel Aviv, on the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah December 4, 2013. Israel's electric company said on Wednesday it had created the world's largest menorah consisting of nine aerial platforms reaching 28 meters and lit with nine white light beams reaching the height of ten kilometers. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights and one of the most important Jewish holidays came to an end on Wednesday. REUTERS/Nir Elias December 31, 2013 104

Dec. 4 ,2013 A man shouts slogans as he holds the European Union flag during demonstration outside the government building in Kiev December 4, 2013. Ukraine's prime minister warned protesters blockading government buildings on Wednesday that anybody guilty of violating the constitution and laws would face punishment. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov December 31, 2013 105

Dec. 4 ,2013 An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lights candles for the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood December 4, 2013. REUTERS/Baz Ratner December 31, 2013 106

Dec. 4 ,2013 A sign expressing displeasure with the media is tacked on a pole in Newtown, Connecticut December 4, 2013 . Nearly half an hour of 911 recordings from the shooting that killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December 14 were ordered released by the state Freedom of Information Commission . REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin December 31, 2013 107

Dec. 4 ,2013 A group of stranded short-finned pilot whales are seen stranded in shallow waters in Everglades National Park, Florida in this National Park Service handout picture taken December 4, 2013. Ten whales have died and rescuers were trying to save dozens more that beached in Everglades National Park in southwest Florida, park and wildlife officials said on Wednesday. REUTERS/National Park Service/Handout via Reuters December 31, 2013 108

Dec. 4 ,2013 Interior Ministry members sit behind shields inside a bus near the Ukrainian cabinet of ministers building during a rally to support EU integration in Kiev December 4, 2013. Urbane liberals are joining blackbooted skinheads to protest on the streets of Kiev, but if the Orange Revolution of nine years ago is to be repeated, they need a leader to unite them. Enter Vitaly Klitschko, a towering world boxing champion with a doctorate in sports science, who is looking increasingly like the opposition's most powerful contender. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko December 31, 2013 109

Dec. 4 ,2013 Girls stand at their home in the low-income neighborhood of El Picachito in Tegucigalpa December 4, 2013. Honduras' electoral authority declared Juan Hernandez the winner of the November 24 presidential election with 36.8 percent support. Vowing to do "whatever it takes" to end gang culture related violence, the ruling National Party's Hernandez drew support from voters tired of the 20 murders a day in a country of just 8.5 million people. However, critics worry that tough tactics could lead to a repeat of the bloodletting seen in Mexico while others fear Hernandez's approach also risks ignoring Honduras' root problems: drug abuse, weak institutions, widespread corruption and December 31, 2013 rampant unemployment.REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera 110

Dec. 4 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Anti-government protesters sweep the street around the Democracy Monument after weeks of protesting and days of clashes with police in Bangkok's city centre December 4, 2013. Protesters in Thailand trying to bring down the government rallied at national police headquarters on Wednesday and their leader said the fight would go on despite efforts to defuse the crisis. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez 111

Dec. 4 The scene ceremony welcomes new police officers to be promoted by French Interior Minister chaired in Paris. December 31, 2013 112

Dec. 4 Haze wrapped around the top of Mather Point at the southern edge of the Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA. December 31, 2013 113

Dec. 4 Image 3 dragon Smaug in the Hobbit films by director Peter Jackson on the fuselage of the airline Air New Zealand in Auckland, New Zealand. Image has been published to celebrate the premiere of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" screened in Los Angeles, California, USA December 31, 2013 114

Dec. Globe giant Christmas decorations in Nice, southeastern France. 4 December 31, 2013 115

Dec. 4 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Rescue workers and civilians stand inside a flooded tunnel leading to Beirut airport after heavy rainfall December 4, 2013. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban 116

Dec. 4 A Cambodian family picking lilies on lake O-Treng lake brought to market in Kampong Speu province, about 45 km southwest of the capital, Phnom Penh. Locals buy lilies make soup ingredients. December 31, 2013 117

Dec. 4 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Rebel fighters carry weapons during an offensive on the Canadian hospital building, which they say is being controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Aleppo December 4, 2013. REUTERS/Houssam Abo Dabak 118

Dec. 4 ,2013 Dec 4, 2013. An anti-government protesters cut barbed wire during a rally at the National Police headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand. December 31, 2013 119

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Dec. 5 ,2013 The tunnel for pedestrians, bicycles and buses in a ceremony in the city of Lyon, France, late night December 5, 2013, rehearsal for the Festival of Lights. Festival of Lights is one of the most famous festivals of Lyon so far. December 31, 2013 121

Dec. 5 ,2013 Soldiers of the border security forces of India assemble a mobile guard bulletproof chamber at international border India-Pakistan Bobiya in Kathua district, from Jammu, India, about 110 km. December 31, 2013 122

Dec. 5 ,2013 Masaharu Nakagawa (bottom, L), chairman of the Upper House Special Committee on National Security, is surrounded by lawmakers during a vote on a state secrets act at the parliament in Tokyo December 5, 2013. Japan on November 26 moved closer towards a law that would expand the definition of state secrets and raise penalties for leaks, a provision critics say will block access to information on sensitive areas, including the nuclear industry. REUTERS/Yuya Shino December 31, 2013 123

Dec. 5 ,2013 A man plays violin as he roller-skates on a square on a hazy day in Nanjing, Jiangsu province December 5, 2013. Hazardous air pollution forced schools to shut or suspend outdoor activities in at least two cities in eastern China, where residents complained of the yellow skies and foul smells that are symptomatic of the country's crippling smog crisis. In Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province, the sun was the color of "salted egg yolk" on Wednesday as the government raised the "red alert" for poor air quality for the first time, state-run news media reported. REUTERS/China Daily December 31, 2013 124

Dec. 5 ,2013 A woman runs from gunfire in Bangui December 5, 2013. Heavy and small arms fire rang out in the capital of Central African Republic on Thursday, the heaviest clashes in Bangui for months, hours before a U.N. vote is due to authorise a French mission to restore order. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun December 31, 2013 125

Dec. 5 ,2013 A Jordanian soldier carries a Syrian refugee child as they walk with Syrian refugees, after the refugees had crossed the border from Syria, near the town of Ruwaished, 240 km (149 miles) east of Amman December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed December 31, 2013 126

Dec. 5 ,2013 A woman carrying religious pictures points at Interior Ministry personnel during a rally to support EU integration in Kiev December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko December 31, 2013 127

Dec. 5 ,2013 Multi-coloured nets used to harvest olives are spread out under olive trees near the village of Castagniers, north of Nice, December 5, 2013. The olive groves from the Alpes Maritimes communes, which represent 4,500 hectares (11,119 acres), produce around 241 tons of olive oil annually. The harvest period starts in the coastal areas in November and ends in March or April. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard December 31, 2013 128

Dec. 5 ,2013 Smoke rises from the Defence Ministry's compound after an attack, in Sanaa December 5, 2013. The Yemeni Defence Ministry said on Thursday an attack on its compound had targeted a hospital inside the complex and the situation was now under control. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah December 31, 2013 129

Dec. 5 ,2013 Bodies of people killed in fighting are gathered under a mattress at a mosque in Bangui, Central African Republic, December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun December 31, 2013 130

Dec. 5 ,2013 Dec. 5, 2013. Children walk next to a French military convoy along a road in the Central African Republic. December 31, 2013 131

Dec. 5 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Dec. 5, 2013. Wounded people both christians and muslims at the community hospital in Bangui. Aid workers and medical staff treated about 100 people and about 50 bodies were brought to the hospital morgue. 132

Dec. 5 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Mao Asada of Japan reacts after performing during women's short programme at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Fukuoka, southwestern Japan December 5, 2013. REUTERS/Issei Kato (JAPAN - Tags: SPORT FIGURE SKATING) 133

Dec. 5 ,2013 Dec. 5, 2013. A young man screams in pain as he lies in a pool of blood on the floor of Bangui's hospital, Bangui, Central African Republic following a daylong gun battle between Seleka soldiers and Christian militias. December 31, 2013 134

5 Dec. ,2013 Dec. 5, 2013. Afghan refugee children lie on a pile of straw gathered for the livestock, while playing in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. December 31, 2013 135

Dec. 5 ,2013 A Pakistani security man prays while others stand guard during a protest by cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan, leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party and his supporters,against U.S. drone strikes in Pakistani areas, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen) December 31, 2013 136

Dec. 5 ,2013 Nakameguro in Tokyo is one of the most famous places where to admire the blossoming of cherry trees in the middle of the city. December 31, 2013 137

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Dec. 5 ,2013 Himalaya December 31, 2013 139

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Dec. 6,2013 Dec. 6, 2013. People release balloons into the air in front of the Eiffel Tower to support four French journalists who are held hostage in Syria, in Paris. December 31, 2013 141

Dec. 6 ,2013 Schoolchildren hold candles and portraits of former South African President Nelson Mandela during a prayer ceremony at a school in the southern Indian city of Chennai, December 6, 2013. REUTERS/Babu December 31, 2013 142

Dec. 6 ,2013 December 31, 2013 A woman leaves flowers at a statue of South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela at South Bank in London December 6, 2013. South African antiapartheid hero Mandela died peacefully at home in Johannesburg at the age of 95 on Thursday after months fighting a lung infection, leaving his nation and the world in mourning for a man revered as a moral giant. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett 143

Dec. 6 ,2013 December 31, 2013 A girl holds a South African national flag as people mourn the death of former President Nelson Mandela outside Cape Town City Hall, where Mandela made his first speech after his release from his 27-year incarceration, December 6, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings 144

Dec. 6 ,2013 December 31, 2013 This picture shows a framed image of former South African president Nelson Mandela as people pay tributes following his death, in Johannesburg on December 6, 2013. Nelson Mandela, the revered icon of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle and a towering figure of 20th century politics, died on December 5 aged 95. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER JOE (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images) 145

Dec. 6 ,2013 PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 6 (SOUTH AFRICA OUT): Anthony Wiboh from Ghana dances at the Union Buildings on December 6, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa. The Father of the Nation, Nelson Mandela, Tata Madiba, passed away quietly on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton with family. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images) December 31, 2013 146

Dec. 6 ,2013 Dec. 6, 2013. Flowers are placed at the foot of a statue of former South African President Nelson Mandela at the South African embassy in Washington. The iconic anti-apartheid leader died on December 5 at the age of 95. December 31, 2013 147

Dec. 6 ,2013 Flowers left in tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela hang on the construction fencing in front of a statue of Mandela at the South African Embassy before daybreak in Washington Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. Mandela passed way Thursday night at age 95 after a long illness. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) December 31, 2013 148

Dec. 6,2013 Dec. 06, 2013. A view of the famous 'Morant's Curve' offering a beautiful view of the frozen Bow River and the Canadian Pacific Railway at Banff National park near Lake Louise, Canada. December 31, 2013 149

7 December , 2013 December 31, 2013 150

Dec. 7 ,2013 Kevin Ludwig and Christine Beck practice acroyoga during the "True Grit!" beach burn in Monterey, California, December 7, 2013. The Monterey burn, which includes music, dance, art and self expression, is an official regional event of Burning Man that is held annually in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. REUTERS/Michael Fiala December 31, 2013 151

Dec. 7,2013 A couple looks at a painting titled "Self Portrait" by artist Vincent van Gogh displayed at the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit, Michigan December 7, 2013. Some of the art collection owned by the city of Detroit is in jeopardy of being auctioned off due to the city's current financial situation. Detroit is eligible for the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history because the city is broke and negotiations with its thousands of creditors were unfeasible, a federal judge said on Tuesday in a wide-ranging ruling that also said the city could cut retiree pensions. REUTERS/Joshua Lott December 31, 2013 152

Dec. 7 ,2013 December 31, 2013 People displaced by fighting between rival militias take shelter under an old broken airplane at the airport in Bangui, Central African Republic, December 7, 2013. French soldiers were cheered by residents on Saturday as they began patrolling densely populated neighborhoods of Central African Republic's capital, Bangui, which has been rocked by waves of killings between Muslim and Christian communities. REUTERS/Herve Serefio 153

Dec. 7 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Contestant Jennifer Grout performs on stage during the Season 3 finale of "Arabs Got Talent" in Zouk Mosbeh area, north of Beirut December 7, 2013. Grout, an American singer with no Arab heritage nearly took the top prize in the "Arabs Got Talent" television show this weekend, breaking into the top three alongside a Palestinian artist and a Syrian dance troupe. Grout, a 23-year-old from Massachusetts, fell just short in the end, but her renditions of classical Arabic songs had stunned some audiences - especially given that she only speaks a little Arabic. REUTERS/Mohammed Azakir 154

Dec. 7,2013 Dec. 7, 2013. A model wearing a surgical mask as she parades a collection of gold jewelry at a park in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province. December 31, 2013 155

Dec. 7,2013 Dec. 7, 2013. Palestinians look out a window of a building damaged by an Israeli air strikes in the past during a rally marking the 46th anniversary of the founding of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), in Gaza City. December 31, 2013 156

Dec. 7,2013 Dec. 7, 2013. Egyptian women supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi stand inside the defendants' cage in a courtroom in Alexandria, Egypt. December 31, 2013 157

Dec. 7,2013 Dec. 7, 2013. Models pose at a barricade as they take part in a photo shoot for an art project, at Independence Square in Kiev. December 31, 2013 158

Dec. 7,2013 Dec. 7 2013. Internally displaced people gather in the Don Bosco Center outside Bangui, Central African Republic. December 31, 2013 159

Dec. 7,2013 Dec. 7, 2013. A man burn tree branches on a field to make room for a new orchard next to Pielesti village, Romania. December 31, 2013 160

Dec. 7,2013 Dec. 7, 2013. South African Christians say prayers on a hilltop overlooking Johannesburg. December 31, 2013 161

Dec. 7,2013 Dec. 7, 2013. Supporters stand in front of a giant Palestinian flag as they take part in a rally marking the 46th anniversary of the founding of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), in Gaza City. December 31, 2013 162

Dec. 7,2013 Dec. 7, 2013. People from Bouar welcome French militaries arriving from Cameroon, Central African Republic. December 31, 2013 163

Dec. 7,2013 Dec. 7, 2013. Athletes compete during the men's 4x7,5km relay at the IBU Biathlon World Cup in Hochfilzen. December 31, 2013 164

Dec. 7,2013 Dec. 7, 2013. Livestock huddle as they feed in an open field covered in ice near Corinth, Texas. December 31, 2013 165

8 December , 2013 December 31, 2013 166

Dec. 8 ,2013 A man crawls in front of Nelson Mandela supporters as they rally through the streets of the Soweto area of Johannesburg on December 8, 2013. With hymns and eulogies, South Africans of all colours and creeds remembered Mandela in a day of prayers on Sunday, holding him up as a symbol of freedom, forgiveness and hope for the nation and the world. Mandela died on Thursday at the age of 95. REUTERS/Adrees Latif December 31, 2013 167

Dec. 8 ,2013 People from the Children of Mary Sodality wait before a service for former South African President Nelson Mandela, at the Regina Mundi Church in Soweto December 8, 2013. South African anti-apartheid hero Mandela died aged 95 at his Johannesburg home on December 5 after a prolonged lung infection. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs December 31, 2013 168

Dec. 8,2013 Dec. 8, 2013. Children ask for biscuits at a base camp held by French militaries in Bossembele. December 31, 2013 169

Dec. 8 ,2013 December 31, 2013 A Palestinian woman, hoping to cross into Egypt, carries her son as he looks out of a bus window while waiting at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip December 8, 2013. Egyptian authorities partially opened the Rafah crossing, Gaza's main window to the world, on Sunday for three days, border officials said. Since July, the authorities have kept the crossing largely closed, only opening it partially for humanitarian purposes. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa 170

Dec. 8 ,2013 A People's Liberation Army (PLA) officer looks at his mobile phone as he speaks with two Hui'an maiden tourist guides in Hui'an county, Fujian province December 8, 2013. Hui'an maidens, or Hui'an women, are a group of female residents in Hui'an county of southeastern China's Fujian province. Most of them are Han Chinese, and they are well known for their distinctive costumes and clothing. REUTERS/Stringer December 31, 2013 171

Dec. 8 ,2013 A man holds a sledgehammer as he smashes a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin, which was toppled by protesters during a rally organized by supporters of EU integration in Kiev, December 8, 2013. Crowds toppled a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in the Ukrainian capital and attacked it with hammers on Sunday in the latest mass protests against President Viktor Yanukovich and his plans for closer ties with Russia. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev December 31, 2013 172

Dec. 8 ,2013 : Protesters practise tactics to defend themselves from possible police scuffles during a rally held by supporters of EU integration in central Kiev, December 8, 2013. Pro-Europe protesters flocked to Kiev's Independence Square on Sunday for a rally that organisers were hoping would swell to 1 million people, piling pressure on Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich to turn back from seeking closer ties to Russia. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko December 31, 2013 173

Dec. 8 ,2013 A man climbs an ice wall on the Presena glacier, northern Italy December 8, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo December 31, 2013 174

Dec. 8 ,2013 A French military sniper readies his rifle in Bangui December 8, 2013. France is deploying 1,600 troops to its former colony after the U.N. Security Council on Thursday authorized it to use force to help African peacekeepers struggling to restore order. REUTERS/Herve Serefio December 31, 2013 175

Dec. 8 ,2013 A woman cries as she kneels next to a sea of flowers outside the house where Nelson Mandela died in Johannesburg, December 8, 2013. South African anti-apartheid hero Mandela died aged 95 at his Johannesburg home on December 5 after a prolonged lung infection. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach December 31, 2013 176

Dec. 8 ,2013 December 31, 2013 An anti-government protester applies make-up as she wakes up after taking part in an ongoing demonstration outside Government House in Bangkok December 8, 2013. Anti-government protesters have been on the streets for weeks, clashing with police and vowing to oust Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and eradicate the influence of her self-exiled brother Thaksin in a final push on Monday. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez 177

Dec. 8 ,2013 December 31, 2013 A man skis past an igloo polling station for the primary elections to choose the Democratic Party's leader, which is the highest polling station in Italy at 2,585m (8480 ft) above sea level on the Presena glacier, northern Italy December 8, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo 178

Dec. 8 ,2013 A Free Syrian Army fighter rests on tyres in Duma, Damascus, December 8, 2013. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh December 31, 2013 179

Dec. 8 ,2013 A projection of the face of former South African President Nelson Mandela and his clan name Madiba is projected onto the face of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa December 8, 2013. South African anti-apartheid hero Mandela died aged 95 at his Johannesburg home on December 5 after a prolonged lung infection. REUTERS/Mark Wessels December 31, 2013 180

Dec. 8,2013 Dec. 8, 2013. Buildings are shrouded in smog in Lianyungang, China. December 31, 2013 181

Dec. 8,2013 Dec. 8, 2013. A Palestinian woman, hoping to cross into Egypt, carries her son as he looks out of a bus window while waiting at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip. December 31, 2013 182

Dec. 8,2013 Dec. 8, 2013. Parishioners attend church services at Regina Mundo Catholic Church as South Africans observe a national day of prayer for Nelson Mandela in Soweto, South Africa. December 31, 2013 183

Dec. 8,2013 Dec. 8, 2013. A Christian worshipper prays on a hill overlooking the city of Johannesburg, South Africa. December 31, 2013 184

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Dec. 9,2013 December 31, 2013 Dec. 9, 2013. People run away from a gunfire during a disarmament operation by French soldiers in Bangui, Central African Republic. 186

Dec. 9,2013 Dec. 9, 2013. Ultra Orthodox Jewish men and Rabbis gather during a demonstration to support Ultra-Orthodox Jews who were detained for refusing to report to a military recruitment center in front of the Israeli military prison 6 near Haifa, Israel. December 31, 2013 187

Dec. 9 ,2013 Greenpeace activists dig into the yard of Romania's Parliament, to protest against a Canadian company's plan to set up Europe's biggest open-cast gold mine in Romania, in Bucharest December 9, 2013. A special Romanian parliament commission overwhelmingly rejected a draft bill that would have allowed Canada's Gabriel Resources to set up Europe's biggest opencast gold mine in the small Carpathian town of Rosia Montana last month. However, parliament plans to revise a mining law that could open way for the project.REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel December 31, 2013 188

Dec. 9 ,2013 December 31, 2013 Firefighter douse water at a burning truck loaded with gasoline after it collided at Bintaro district in Jakarta, December 9, 2013. A crowded commuter train crashed into a fuel tanker on the outskirts of the Indonesian capital on Monday, killing at least 10 people in a huge explosion and injuring scores. REUTERS/Beawiharta 189

Dec. 9 ,2013 A Tibetan exile is detained by police during a protest over China's rule over Tibet, outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi December 9, 2013. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee December 31, 2013 190

Dec. 9,2013 Dec. 9, 2013. Tibetan exiles are taken in to detention by Indian policewomen during a protest against the alleged human rights abuses of Tibetans by the Chinese government outside the Chinese embassy on the eve of World Human Rights Day in New Delhi. December 31, 2013 191

Dec. 9 ,2013 December 31, 2013 A prototype "parcelcopter" of German postal and logistics group Deutsche Post DHL flies in front of the company's headquarters in Bonn December 9, 2013. DHL on Monday showed its prototype "parcelcopter," which is a modified microdrone that costs 40,000 euros ($54,900) and can carry packages up to 1.2 kg (2.65 pounds). REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay 192

Dec. 9 ,2013 A man wears a face mask while walking on the Bund in front of the financial district of Pudong during a hazy day in downtown Shanghai December 9, 2013. Air quality in cities is of increasing concern to China's stability-obsessed leaders, anxious to douse potential unrest as more affluent citizens turn against a growth-at-all-costs economic model that has polluted much of the country's air, water and soil. REUTERS/Aly Song December 31, 2013 193

Dec. 9,2013 Dec. 9, 2013. A French soldier speaks to suspected Christian militia member Sincere Banyodi, 32, who lays wounded by machete blows in the Kokoro neighborhood of Bangui, Central African Republic. December 31, 2013 194

Dec. 9,2013 Dec. 9, 2013. Ultra-Orthodox Jews gather during a protest against their military conscription outside a military prison in Atlit, Israel. December 31, 2013 195

Dec. 9,2013 Dec. 9, 2013. Nomadic shepherds from Rajasthan herd their sheep at a camp on the outskirts of New Delhi. December 31, 2013 196

Dec. 9 ,2013 Interior Ministry personnel block a street during a gathering of supporters of EU integration in Kiev, December 9, 2013. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich backed a call for talks with the opposition on Monday to end weeks of protests in Kiev, but tension was high with pro-Europe demonstrators barricading their protest camp in preparation for police intervention. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko December 31, 2013 197

Dec. 9 ,2013 A man carries a wounded girl who survived what activists say was an air strike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar alAssad in Aleppo's al-Ansari alSharqi neighborhood, December 9, 2013. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah December 31, 2013 198

Dec. 9 ,2013 Anti-government protesters unveil a large Thai flag as they descend on Government House in Bangkok December 9, 2013. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved parliament on Monday and called a snap election, but antigovernment protest leaders pressed ahead with mass demonstrations seeking to install an unelected body to run the country. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez December 31, 2013 199

Dec. 9 ,2013 A Syrian woman looks out of the window of a container at a refugee camp in Harmanli, 280km (174 miles) east of Sofia December 9, 2013. Bulgaria is currently hosting some 8,800 asylum seekers and refugees, around two-thirds of them being Syrians, according to the UNHCR. Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest country, on average receives only around 1,000 asylum seekers and refugees a year. REUTERS/Pierre Marsaut December 31, 2013 200

Dec. 9,2013 A protester who painted his back participates in an anti-corruption day protest in Makassar, South Sulawesi province December 9, 2013. Hundreds of students held a mass rally in Makassar to mark anti-corruption day, according to local reports. REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad December 31, 2013 201

Dec. 9,2013 Búp bê Katsina Shalako hiếm và cổ (khoảng năm 1880-1890) từ bộ lạc thổ dân Zuni ở bang New Mexico, Mỹ, được trưng bày tại nhà đấu giá Drouot ở Paris, Pháp, trước khi được rao bán. December 31, 2013 202

Dec. 9,2013 Dec. 9, 2013. Mobs of Christians attack suspected Seleka members near the airport in Bangui, Central African Republic. December 31, 2013 203

Dec. 9,2013 Dec. 9, 2013. Police special forces in front of the Presidential Administration building, Kiev, Ukraine. December 31, 2013 204

Dec. 9,2013 A flock of pigeons flies with a prototype "parcelcopter" of German postal and logistics group Deutsche Post DHL in Bonn December 9, 2013. DHL on Monday showed its prototype "parcelcopter," which is a modified microdrone that costs 40,000 euros ($54,900) and can carry packages up to 1.2 kg (2.65 pounds). REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay December 31, 2013 205

Dec. 9,2013 Security forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are seen during a field exercise at an undisclosed location, in this handout photograph distributed by Syria's national news agency SANA on December 9, 2013. REUTERS/SANA/Handout via Reuters December 31, 2013 206

Dec. 9,2013 December 31, 2013 People walk into a makeshift chapel at Independence Square in Kiev December 9, 2013. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, facing mass street protests over his U-turn in policy away from Europe towards Russia, on Monday backed a call for talks involving the opposition to work out a compromise, his website said. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko 207

Dec. 9,2013 Children look on as riot police go to block a street near the presidential administration building during a gathering of supporters of EU integration in Kiev, December 9, 2013. Hundreds of protesters blocked several main streets in the center of Ukrainian capital Kiev on Monday, eyewitnesses said, responding to calls from opposition leaders to defend their demonstration from possible police intervention. REUTERS/Mykhailo Petiakh December 31, 2013 208

Dec. 9,2013 A street vendor offers buttons with pictures of Nelson Mandela outside the house where Mandela resided in when he lived in the township of Soweto December 9, 2013. South African anti-apartheid hero Mandela died peacefully at home at the age of 95 on Thursday after months fighting a lung infection, leaving his nation and the world in mourning for a man revered as a December 31, 2013 moral giant. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach 209

Dec. 9,2013 December 31, 2013 Dec. 9, 2013. Anti-government protesters march with a large Thai national flag during a rally in Bangkok. 210

Dec. 9,2013 Dec. 9, 2013. A Christian man chases a suspected Seleka officer in civilian clothes with a knife near the airport in Bangui, Centra

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