January 17, 2014

Published January 17, 2014

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South Sudanese refugees line up for food at the Tzaipi refugee camp in Adjumani, 471 km (293 miles) north of Uganda's capital Kampala.

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Pro-European integration supporters with taped mouths attend a rally against newly approved laws in Kyiv, Ukraine. Supporters of Ukrainian President Yanukovich rammed a sweeping law through parliament on Thursday in an attempt to curb anti-government protests.

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A firefighter monitors the Colby Fire burning for a second day on a hillside above Highway 39 in Azusa, California. Three men have been arrested and charged with starting the fire that has now destroyed 1,700 acres of land and several homes in the San Gabriel Valley.

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A man carrying his child runs away from tear gas during clashes between Egypt's security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo. Morsi supporters held sporadic protests against this week's constitutional referendum.

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An anti-government protester pulls a caricature of Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her brother Thaksin as he rides during a rally in central Bangkok.

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A dog takes part in a mass at San Anton Church in Madrid, Spain. Hundreds of pet owners bring their animals to the church to be blessed every year on the day of St. Anthony, the patron saint of animals.

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A man sweeps volcanic ash from the roof of a house following an ash fall from the eruption of Mt. Sinabung in Sibintun, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The volcano has been erupting since September, forcing more than 20,000 people who live around its slopes to flee their homes to several temporary shelters. 

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A Hindu devotee's tongue is pierced before making his way towards the Hill Top Murugan temple during the colorful annual Thaipusam festival, one of the world's most extreme displays of religious devotion, in Georgetown on the Malaysian island of Penang.

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Orthodox Christians touch the shrine with the Gifts of the Magi relic displayed at a church in Minsk, Belarus.

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A dog sits at a closed "sari-sari" store (local convenience shop) along a flooded road in Butuan city on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. The death toll from the floods and landslides caused by a lingering low-pressure area climbed to 34 on Friday, while more than 300,000 people are displaced.

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Austria's Janine Flock jumps on her skeleton during her first run in the women's Skeleton World Cup race in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Pedestrians walk past the "Computeriada" snow sculpture created by the "Latvia Team" from Pavilosta, during  "The Magical Ice of the Siberia" festival on the bank of the Yenisei River in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. More than 20 teams of ice and snow sculptors representing the U.S., China, Japan, Latvia and Russia are taking part in a five-day-long competition.

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A child cools off in a public pool in Soweto. The weather service has classified the current heat wave being experienced by parts of South Africa as "extreme", and has warned that it is set to persist until Sunday.

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A dogsled team pulls passengers on a scenic ride across Mirror Lake, in Lake Placid, New York.

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