December 6, 2013

Published December 06, 2013

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Japanese champion Akira Yaegashi, (l), gets a punch from Mexican challenger Edgar Sosa in the 10th round of their WBC flyweight boxing title bout in Tokyo. Yaegashi defended his world title by a unanimous decision.

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A poster of Nelson Mandela is on display, invited well-wishers to write their messages of condolence and support, on the street outside his old house in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Furniture sits in the garden of a house that fell into the sea during a storm surge in Hemsby, eastern England, Britain.

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Demonstrators stage a rally after a long march from Sea-Tac to raise the hourly minimum wage to $15 for fast-food workers at City Hall in Seattle, Washington, Dec. 5, 2013.

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People visit France's - 2nd Croix Rousse tunnel reserved for pedestrians, bicycles and buses during its inauguration ceremony in Lyon late in the night December 5, 2013 as part of the rehearsal for the Festival of Lights. The Festival of Lights, is one of Lyon's most famous Festivals.

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Children watch fireworks during a Christmas light illumination ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, Dec. 5, 2013.

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Caelan Brooks, 12, glides down a hill at Hoblitzelle Park in Plano, Texas. The ice storm left over 250,000 residents and businesses without power and has led to more than 1,700 flight delays and cancellations across the country.

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Britain's Prince William arrives at an army base in Aldershot, England, for a ceremony of presentation of operational service medals for service in Afghanistan to No2 Company of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards.

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A storm spotter stands on the sea front in Malmo, southern Sweden. Winter storm Xaver claimed one life, littered roads with uprooted trees, stalled trains, and left tens of thousands without power.

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Fernando Canini, director of Rome's wax museum, gives the final touch at the new wax statue representing Pope Francis, Dec. 5, 2013. The statue will be shown to the public through Dec. 8, 2013.

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The lighthouse in the harbor of Rostock-Warnemuende. at the Baltic Srea, eastern Germany is flooded. A storm with hurricane-force gusts hit Germany's costal areas as well as Britain, Belgium, The Netherlands, Scandinavia and Poland.

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Indian Border Security force soldiers install a bullet-proof mobile guard chamber at the Bobiya India-Pakistan international border post at Kathua district, about 110 kilometers from Jammu, India.

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Flowers left by mourners surround a portrait of Nelson Mandela in the Sandton district of Johannesburg. Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, has died on Dec. 5, 2013. He was 95.

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