A Pakistani man cries after hearing of the death of his two sons in a suicide attack in Charsadda, Friday, Dec. 21, 2007. At least 50 people were killed in the suicide bombing at a mosque in northwest Pakistan targeting a former interior minister and close ally of President Pervez Musharraf.
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Santa In The Middle
A Palestinian protester dressed as Santa Claus, or Father Christmas, tries to block an Israeli soldier from arresting another demonstrator at a protest against Israel's separation barrier in the village of Umm Salamona, near the biblical West Bank town of Bethlehem, Friday, Dec. 21, 2007. "Santa" was not injured in the incident.
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A soldier in an honor guard looks on from behind a frozen bus window outside the Revolution Heroes cemetery in Bucharest, Romania, Friday Dec. 21, 2007, during a commemoration of those killed 18 years ago in 1989, at the start of the anti-communist uprising that toppled late dictator Nicolae Ceausescu.
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Out In The Cold
A woman watches a house being demolished, in Beijing, Friday Dec, 21, 2007. With soaring housing prices, some urban residents say they are being evicted to make way for new development without being paid enough compensation to buy new homes.
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A statue of Moscow's founder Yuri Dolgoruky is decorated in the costume of Father Frost, the Russian Santa Claus, to mark the upcoming New Year celebrations in Moscow, Friday, Dec. 21, 2007. New Year is the biggest holiday of the year in Russia and is followed by the Orthodox Christmas on Jan. 7.
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That's No Reindeer
A Sunshine International Aquarium staff member dressed in a Santa Claus costume embraces a moray as he swims with fish inside the aquarium in Tokyo Friday, Dec. 21, 2007. During an annual month-long seasonal event employees dressed as Santa feed the fish daily until Christmas.
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A woman in a burqa and a child leave after praying in the Blue Mosque of Mazar-e-Sharif, 270 miles northwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Dec. 21, 2007.