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NOVEMBER 4, 2012 -- Ukrainian strongman Oleh Skavysh pulls a 19.5-ton tram with his teeth to set a new world record in Lviv. (AFP/Yuriy Dyachyshyn)
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NOVEMBER 4, 2012 -- Ukrainian strongman Oleh Skavysh pulls a 19.5-ton tram with his teeth to set a new world record in Lviv. (AFP/Yuriy Dyachyshyn)

NOVEMBER 3, 2012 -- A Proton-M rocket blasts off from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan before successfully placing two communications satellites in orbit. A previous launch of a Proton-M in August failed. Two telecommunications satellites did not reach their planned orbits due to a malfunction in the rocket's upper stage.
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NOVEMBER 3, 2012 -- A Proton-M rocket blasts off from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan before successfully placing two communications satellites in orbit. A previous launch of a Proton-M in August failed. Two telecommunications satellites did not reach their planned orbits due to a malfunction in the rocket's upper stage.

NOVEMBER 2, 2012 -- Iranian students show their palms, which read in Persian, "Crazy of Martyrdom," "Nuclear Scientist," "Death to America," and "I Sacrifice My Life For the Leader" outside the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran during a rally to mark the 33rd anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. Embassy and 52 diplomats by Islamist students. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
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NOVEMBER 2, 2012 -- Iranian students show their palms, which read in Persian, "Crazy of Martyrdom," "Nuclear Scientist," "Death to America," and "I Sacrifice My Life For the Leader" outside the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran during a rally to mark the 33rd anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. Embassy and 52 diplomats by Islamist students. (AFP/Atta Kenare)

NOVEMBER 1, 2012 -- Candles placed at graves are seen at a cemetery in the Belarusian village of Ivenets, some 50 kilometers southwest of Minsk. Catholics in Belarus mark All Saints Day by visiting the graves of their relatives and friends.(Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)
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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 -- Candles placed at graves are seen at a cemetery in the Belarusian village of Ivenets, some 50 kilometers southwest of Minsk. Catholics in Belarus mark All Saints Day by visiting the graves of their relatives and friends.(Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)

NOVEMBER 1, 2012 -- A man lights candles during All Saint's Day at a cemetery in Zagreb, Croatia. (Reuters/Antonio Bronic)
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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 -- A man lights candles during All Saint's Day at a cemetery in Zagreb, Croatia. (Reuters/Antonio Bronic)

NOVEMBER 1, 2012 -- An Afghan police instructor watches trainees perform physical exercises during a basic police training course at Combat Outpost Musa Qal-Ah in Helmand Province. (Reuters/Erik De Castro)
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NOVEMBER 1, 2012 -- An Afghan police instructor watches trainees perform physical exercises during a basic police training course at Combat Outpost Musa Qal-Ah in Helmand Province. (Reuters/Erik De Castro)

OCTOBER 31, 2012 -- Kamal, the father of an 8-year-old girl who was fatally wounded by fire from a Syrian military jet, cries while being treated at a local hospital in a rebel-controlled area of Aleppo. (AFP/Javier Manzano)
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OCTOBER 31, 2012 -- Kamal, the father of an 8-year-old girl who was fatally wounded by fire from a Syrian military jet, cries while being treated at a local hospital in a rebel-controlled area of Aleppo. (AFP/Javier Manzano)

OCTOBER 31, 2012 -- A photographer takes pictures of Interior Ministry officers during a protest rally to defend Article 31 of the Russian Constitution, which guarantees the right of assembly, in St. Petersburg. (Reuters/Alexander Demianchuk)
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OCTOBER 31, 2012 -- A photographer takes pictures of Interior Ministry officers during a protest rally to defend Article 31 of the Russian Constitution, which guarantees the right of assembly, in St. Petersburg. (Reuters/Alexander Demianchuk)

OCTOBER 31, 2012 -- The shadow of Air Force One is seen as it approaches Atlantic City International Airport in New Jersey. U.S. President Barack Obama was in New Jersey to survey damage from Hurricane Sandy. (Reuters/Larry Downing)
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OCTOBER 31, 2012 -- The shadow of Air Force One is seen as it approaches Atlantic City International Airport in New Jersey. U.S. President Barack Obama was in New Jersey to survey damage from Hurricane Sandy. (Reuters/Larry Downing)

OCTOBER 30, 20212 -- Afghan-German boxer Hamid Rahimi (right) throws a punch at Tanzania's Said Mbelwa in Afghanistan's first professional bout in 30 years. Rahimi won the World Boxing Organization's unclaimed intercontinental middleweight championship by TKO in the seventh round before some 1,500 spectators in Kabul. (AFP/Massoud Hossaini)
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OCTOBER 30, 20212 -- Afghan-German boxer Hamid Rahimi (right) throws a punch at Tanzania's Said Mbelwa in Afghanistan's first professional bout in 30 years. Rahimi won the World Boxing Organization's unclaimed intercontinental middleweight championship by TKO in the seventh round before some 1,500 spectators in Kabul. (AFP/Massoud Hossaini)

OCTOBER 30, 2012 -- Hamid Rahimi lands a punch against Said Mbelwa of Tanzania during their World Boxing Organization intercontinental middleweight fight in Kabul. (Reuters/Omar Sobhani)
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OCTOBER 30, 2012 -- Hamid Rahimi lands a punch against Said Mbelwa of Tanzania during their World Boxing Organization intercontinental middleweight fight in Kabul. (Reuters/Omar Sobhani)

OCTOBER 30, 2012 -- Taxis sit in a flooded lot after Hurricane Sandy in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images/AFP)
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OCTOBER 30, 2012 -- Taxis sit in a flooded lot after Hurricane Sandy in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images/AFP)

OCTOBER 30, 2012 -- A statue is seen among homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York City. (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)
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OCTOBER 30, 2012 -- A statue is seen among homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York City. (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)

OCTOBER 30, 2012 -- Homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York City. (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)
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OCTOBER 30, 2012 -- Homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York City. (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)

OCTOBER 30, 2012 -- An Orthodox priest holds a cross during a memorial ceremony commemorating victims of political repression by a statue in the southern Russian city of Stavropol. (Reuters/Eduard Korniyenko)
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OCTOBER 30, 2012 -- An Orthodox priest holds a cross during a memorial ceremony commemorating victims of political repression by a statue in the southern Russian city of Stavropol. (Reuters/Eduard Korniyenko)

OCTOBER 29, 2012 -- U.S. Army soldiers fire a 120-millimeter mortar shell during an exercise in Paktika Province in Afghanistan. (Reuters/Goran Tomasevic)
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OCTOBER 29, 2012 -- U.S. Army soldiers fire a 120-millimeter mortar shell during an exercise in Paktika Province in Afghanistan. (Reuters/Goran Tomasevic)

OCTOBER 29, 2012 -- Members of the Samaritan community take part in a traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of Sukkot, or Feast of Tabernacles, atop Mount Gerizim near the West Bank city of Nablus. (Reuters/Baz Ratner)
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OCTOBER 29, 2012 -- Members of the Samaritan community take part in a traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of Sukkot, or Feast of Tabernacles, atop Mount Gerizim near the West Bank city of Nablus. (Reuters/Baz Ratner)

OCTOBER 29, 2012 -- A Turkish flag with a portrait of the country's modern founder Kemal Ataturk flutters above thousands of people holding national flags as they march toward the Ataturk mausoleum to celebrate Turkey's Republic Day in Ankara. 
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OCTOBER 29, 2012 -- A Turkish flag with a portrait of the country's modern founder Kemal Ataturk flutters above thousands of people holding national flags as they march toward the Ataturk mausoleum to celebrate Turkey's Republic Day in Ankara. 

OCTOBER 28, 2012 -- Calves in the village of Furmanovka in Russia's Kaliningrad region. (RIA Novosti/Igor Zarembo)
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OCTOBER 28, 2012 -- Calves in the village of Furmanovka in Russia's Kaliningrad region. (RIA Novosti/Igor Zarembo)

OCTOBER 27, 2012 -- Artist Vasily Slonov poses for a picture with his flyswatters depicting famous world figures from past and present, which are part of an art installation at the Krasnoyarsk Museum Center in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)
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OCTOBER 27, 2012 -- Artist Vasily Slonov poses for a picture with his flyswatters depicting famous world figures from past and present, which are part of an art installation at the Krasnoyarsk Museum Center in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)

OCTOBER 26, 2012 -- Men lead recently purchased camels by car and motorcycle ahead of Eid al-Adha celebrations in Lahore, Pakistan. (Reuters/Mohsin Raza)
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OCTOBER 26, 2012 -- Men lead recently purchased camels by car and motorcycle ahead of Eid al-Adha celebrations in Lahore, Pakistan. (Reuters/Mohsin Raza)

OCTOBER 25, 2012 -- A Syrian man pushes his car after it stopped in a flooded avenue following heavy rain in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/Philippe Desmazes)
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OCTOBER 25, 2012 -- A Syrian man pushes his car after it stopped in a flooded avenue following heavy rain in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/Philippe Desmazes)

OCTOBER 24, 2012 -- A girl with a cricket bat walks past a bodyguard of the leader of the the highly secretive Sunni Muslim extremist group Lashkar-e Jhangvi holding a rifle on a street near Malik Ishaq's home in Rahim Yar Khan in Pakistan's southern Punjab Province. (Reuters/Mian Khursheed)
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OCTOBER 24, 2012 -- A girl with a cricket bat walks past a bodyguard of the leader of the the highly secretive Sunni Muslim extremist group Lashkar-e Jhangvi holding a rifle on a street near Malik Ishaq's home in Rahim Yar Khan in Pakistan's southern Punjab Province. (Reuters/Mian Khursheed)

OCTOBER 23, 2012 -- A jaguar swims towards his food during feeding time at a safari park in Bogor, Indonesia. (REUTERS/Beawiharta)
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OCTOBER 23, 2012 -- A jaguar swims towards his food during feeding time at a safari park in Bogor, Indonesia. (REUTERS/Beawiharta)

OCTOBER 22, 2012 -- A Hazara tribesman talks on his phone as he eats at a traditional restaurant in Bamiyan, Afghanistan. (AFP/Massoud Hossaini)
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OCTOBER 22, 2012 -- A Hazara tribesman talks on his phone as he eats at a traditional restaurant in Bamiyan, Afghanistan. (AFP/Massoud Hossaini)

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