Police officers perform a dance with students during a celebration of 50 years of Kenyan independence at the Kasarani Stadium on Dec. 12 in Nairobi.
Daniel Irungu, epa
A Syrian refugee removes snow from his tent after a storm at a makeshift refugee camp in Baaloul village, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.
Mahmoud Zayyat, AFP/Getty Images
People add flowers and other tributes to a huge makeshift shrine for former South African president Nelson Mandela at his home in Houghton. Mandela, 95, died on Dec. 5.
H. Darr Beiser, USA TODAY
People wait in line to board buses leaving for the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa. Thousands of people are viewing the body of Nelson Mandela, who is lying in state for three days at the government building.
Jacoline Prinsloo, AP
An anti-government demonstrator talks to a police officer through a gate as they demonstrate against the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Government House compound in Bangkok, Thailand.
Philippe Lopez, AFP/Getty Images
A man plays piano in front of City Hall as people who favor a deal with the European Union continue to protest against President Viktor Yanukovych in Kiev,Ukraine.
Zurab Kurtsikidze, epa
A woman watches doctors working at a mobile clinic at a refugee camp near the airport in Bangui, Central African Republic.
Fred Dufour, AFP/Getty Images
Laundry workers bathe in the Brahmaputra River in Gauhati, India. The workers wash clothing by hand and dry the clothing in the sun, earning 65 to 81 cents per item.
Anupam Nath, AP
Donatas Mockus works on an ice sculpture aboard the nuclear ice breaker Lenin at Karls Erlebnishof in Roevershagen, Germany. Twenty ice sculptures are being created for the Expedition Into The Eternal Ice event, which runs from Dec. 21 until August 2014.
Bernd Wustneck, AFP/Getty Images
Yuan Ye photographs the sunrise over the National Mall in Washington.
J. David Ake, AP
A boy rides a water slide on opening day at the Wet N Wild theme park in Prospect, Australia.
Dan Himbrechts, epa
An artist performs during the opening ceremony of the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Herning, Denmark.
Henning Bagger, epa
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