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Prime Minister Stephen Harper and wife Laureen visit Sri Someshwara Swamy Temple in Bangalore, India.


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An employee poses with the Archduke Joseph diamond during an auction preview at Christie's in Geneva. The 76 carat diamond is expected to fetch between 15 million and 20 million US dollars at it auctions in Geneva on November 13th.


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Residents riding on a motorcycle pass an Afghan police checkpoint at Now Zad district in Helmand province, southwestern Afghanistan.


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Malala Yousufzai, the 15-year-old girl who was shot in the head at close range by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan, reads as she continues her recovery in hospital in Birmingham, England, in an undated photo. Her father Ziauddin Yousufzai spoke on behalf of Malala exactly a month after she was targeted, thanking people from around the world for their inspiring and humbling support.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital/AP

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A soccer freestyler performs on a light pole next to the Montmartre Sacre Coeur Basilica in Paris.


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Thousands of protesters demonstrate on 9 de Julio avenue next to the Obelisk of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to protest a de facto ban on buying dollars and a possible bid to overhaul the constitution so President Cristina Fernandez could run for a third term.


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Crews work to repair downed wires in Eatontown, N.J., after a nor'easter brought high winds and dumped as much as a foot of snow overnight in the region pounded by Superstorm Sandy last week.

Mel Evans/AP

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A worker walks toward daylight at the south end, the intake end from the Niagara River, for the Niagara Tunnel Project. A temporary dam holds the river back from the tunnel until work is completed. An event was held in Niagara Falls on Thursday to mark the completion of the tunnel's concrete lining and completion is scheduled for 2013. The project will allow additional water from the Niagara River to flow to the Sir Adam Beck Generating Station.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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Two people walk through the snow in the Field of Crosses in Calgary, Alberta. The project is set up each year for Remembrance Day and more than 3000 crosses bear the name and a Canadian flag for Albertans killed in wartime.


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