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A woman walk her dog on a snow covered street in central Stockholm.


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A lone chair sits along the beach front in Breezy Point, a month after the neighborhood was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy in the New York borough of Queens. The storm killed 132, left thousands homeless and economic damages topping $50 billion.


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A youth peeps through a wall that was built by police in order to prevent clashes between protesters and police at Tahrir Square in Cairo after Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi issued a decree temporarily widening his powers and shielding his decisions from judicial review.


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Buddhist monks, injured in a protest, rest in a hospital near the Monywa mine in the Sagaing region in Myanmar's northwest. Riot police fired water cannon and tear gas on Thursday to break up a three-month protest against a vast copper mining project run by the powerful Myanmar military and its partner, a subsidiary of a Chinese arms manufacturer. Activists said at least 50 people had been injured and 23 were in hospital, some suffering burns after incendiary devices were hurled into their camps by police.


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Surfers brave the winter elements as they surf on a river at the English Garden in downtown Munich. The English Garden covers 3.73 square kilometres, which makes it the largest city park in Europe and even larger than New York's Central Park, which covers 3.4 square kilometres.


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Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks leaves Westminster Magistrates Court after appearing to face charges linked to alleged corrupt payments to public officials in London.


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Dockers hold up flares during a protest in front of Portugal's parliament in Lisbon. Hundreds of dockworkers from several European countries joined in a protest in Lisbon on Thursday against plans by the Portuguese government to change labour rules in the sector.


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A police constable stands between two police horses during a training session at the New South Wales Mounted Police Unit stables in Sydney. Founded in 1825, the New South Wales Mounted Police Unit proudly boasts of being the oldest continuous operational mounted police force in the world.


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Environmental activists depict a school of tuna as they march towards the South Korean Embassy in suburban Taguig, south of Manila, Philippines. In their statement, the group demanded countries joining the 9th regular session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission to agree on conservation and management measures in order to address the alleged fast declining supply of Pacific tuna.

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