A peace activist wearing a rubber mask of U.S. President Barack Obama appeals to others during a rally near U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, ahead of Obama's visit to Japan Friday and Saturday. Relocation of a major U.S. Marine base in southern Japanese island of Okinwa to Henoko on the island has become one of top issues to be discussed between Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama.
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Up in Flames
The Olympic flame burns in the community cauldron in St. Anthony, Newfoundland, on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics torch relay. The 106-day relay will visit more than a thousand communities in its trip across Canada's provinces and territories by the time it reaches the opening ceremony for the Vancouver Games on Feb. 12, 2010.
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Japanese well-wishers hold paper lanterns while watching Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on a screen outside the Imperial Palace grounds in Tokyo, Japan, as the couple make a public appearance during a special event celebrating the 20th anniversary of Akihito's coronation to the world's oldest throne, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009.
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Dalai Lama in India
Buddhist devotees wait at the helipad to get a glimpse of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama who leaves after a series of public teachings at Tawang, in the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009.
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Protesters and Police
Protesters scuffle briefly with riot police as they try to march closer to the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines, to protest the two-day visit of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009.
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Clear as Glass
Iraqi workers clean a window in central Baghdad, Iraq, on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009.
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A Great Horned Owl perches on a chimney stack in the early morning fog, Thursday, Nov. 12. 2009, in Keller, Texas.