A participant runs with a large tiger-shaped kite as he prepares to fly it at the International Kite Festival in Mumbai, India, Jan. 8, 2014.
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A model performs dressed as a mermaid at the Sao Paulo's aquarium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Jan. 8, 2014.
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Nuns attend a mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, to mark Epiphany, Jan. 6, 2014.
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Egyptian security forces clash with supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi in the Nasr City district of Cairo, Egypt, Jan. 10, 2014.
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A Thai worker sits in a back of a truck loaded with flowers in the fields of the west bank Jordan Valley Jewish settlement of Petsael, Jan. 9, 2014.
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People watch and photograph enormous waves as they break, on Porthcawl harbour, South Wales, Jan. 6, 2014.
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Switzerland's Simon Ammann soars through the air during the the first jump for the third jumping of the four-hills tournament in Innsbruck, Austria, Jan. 4, 2014.
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A lamb is placed around Pope Francis's neck as he visits a living nativity scene staged at the St. Alfonso Maria de' Liguori parish church, in the outskirts of Rome, Jan. 6, 2014.
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Men jump into the waters of a lake in an attempt to grab a wooden cross on Epiphany Day in Sofia, Bulgaria, Jan. 6, 2014.
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People enjoy the view from a snowy bank of the Yenisei River, with the temperature at around minus 4 degrees Farenheit, outside Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Jan. 8, 2014.
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Tim Green, of Sidney, Australia, jogs on top of the sculpture "Wood Line" by artist Andy Goldsworthy along an eucalyptus grove in The Presidio in in San Francisco, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014.
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A man carries a baby who survived what activists say was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria, Jan. 7, 2014.
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An Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket launches from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va., Jan. 9, 2014. The spacecraft is carrying the company's first official re-supply mission to the International Space Station.
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Bao Bao, the four and a half month old giant panda cub, is approached by her mother Mei Xiang in their indoor habitat at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, Jan. 7, 2014.
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A woman dressed up in male character waits for the beginning of La Diablada in Pillaro, Ecuador, Jan. 6, 2014.
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People tour ice sculptures on display during the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China, Jan. 8, 2014.
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Iraqi police commandos unit march during a ceremony marking Police Day at the police academy in Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 9, 2014.
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African migrants lean behind a fence in Tel Aviv's Levinsky park on the third day of protests against Israel's detention policy toward migrants it sees as illegal job-seekers, Jan. 7, 2014.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) poses for a picture with members of a children's choir during his visit to the Mariinsky Theatre in St.Petersburg, Russia, Jan. 7, 2014.
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Horses run as Marc Coma of Spain approaches with his KTM motorcycle during the second stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of San Luis and San Rafael in San Rafael, Argentina, Jan. 6, 2014.
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A horse-drawn carriage is seen on the frozen Songhua River in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province Jan. 4, 2014.
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Central African Republic
A baby is passed over a high fence surrounding an aid distribution point, inside a makeshift camp housing an estimated 100,000 displaced people, at Mpoko Airport in Bangui, Central African Republic, Jan. 8, 2014.
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An African migrant peers from an olive tree during a protest in Rabin's square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Jan. 5, 2014.
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A man watches as Mount Sinabung spews volcanic materials in Sibintun, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Jan. 8, 2014.
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Roger Federer of Switzerland serves to Lleyton Hewitt of Australia during their men's singles final match at the Brisbane International tennis tournament, Jan. 5, 2014.
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Passengers push their bus to start it amid dense fog on a cold winter morning on the outskirts of Agartala, India, Jan. 7, 2014.
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KTM rider Alain Hermet of France races during the third stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of San Rafael and San Juan, Argentina, Jan. 7, 2014.
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