Russian soldiers walk during a snowfall in central St. Petersburg.
A Sotheby's employee carefully handles one volume of a medieval manuscript , Philip The Good's copy of 'Mystere de la Vengeance,' not seen on the market for 200 years, during a press viewing in London. The manuscript which is comprised of two volumes estimated at 4-6 million pounds will go on sale in the evening sale of Old Master Paintings and Drawings on Dec. 5 in London.
A visitor takes a picture of a modified Volkswagen VW Beetle during a press presentation prior to the Essen Motor Show in Essen, Germany.
M23 rebel fighters walk near the town of Sake, some 42 km west of Goma. A rebel pullback from Goma, seized by M23 from fleeing United Nations-backed government forces on November 20, would signal some progress in international efforts to halt the eight-month-old insurgency in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Historical re-enactment enthusiasts dressed as soldiers rest near the southern Moravian village of Prace. Hundreds of history enthusiasts gathered near the city of Slavkov ahead of a re-enactment of Napoleon's famous battle of Austerlitz on Saturday to mark its 207th anniversary.
(DAVID W CERNY/REUTERS)
A boy separates starched sarees, a traditional Indian garment for women, left to dry on the roof of a cotton factory in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.
Derailed freight train cars sit semi-submerged in the waters of Mantua Creek after a train crash, in Paulsboro, New Jersey. A rail bridge collapsed on Friday over a creek in southern New Jersey, causing a Conrail freight train to derail and spill hazardous chemicals.
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, plays hockey during a visit to her former preparatory school St. Andrew's, which she attended from 1986 to 1995, near Pangbourne in Berkshire, southern England.
Christof Innerhofer of Italy celebrates setting the best time as he skis into the finish area in men's World Cup downhill ski race in Beaver Creek, Colorado.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, flanked by Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Kathy Dunderdale, left, and Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter, heads to a press conference in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador. Harper announced that the Canadian government, and the two provinces have agreed on terms for a federal loan guarantee for the Lower Churchill River energy projects.
(Andrew Vaughan/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Firefighter battle a blaze in Montreal's East end on Friday.
(Ryan Remiorz/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
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