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The Week in Pictures: Dec. 5 - 12

Mandela mourned, fog shrouds London, a rare handshake, snow day on game day, and more.

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Mandela mourned

South African mourners, wave and shout as the hearse carrying the body of former South African President Nelson Mandela passes by, in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday Dec. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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Family time

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: A family watch an address by President of the United States Barack Obama during the official memorial service for Nelson Mandela on December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***
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Love endures

Filipino groom Earvin Nierva, left, kisses his bride Riza as they pose for their wedding pictures beside damaged homes and a ship that was washed ashore when Typhoon Haiyan hit Tacloban city, central Philippines on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. The newly-wed couple decided to have the photo shoot at the area to symbolize that they can overcome tragedy and to urge residents to "stand up and rise again." They are residents of Tacloban and also victims of the typhoon. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
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Snowy game day

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz walks the sidelines as snow falls during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Image: A man carries a wounded girl who survived what activists say was an air strike by forces loyal to Syrian President Assad in Aleppo's al-Ansari al-Sharqi neighborhood

Syria survivor

A man carries a wounded girl who survived what activists say was an air strike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's al-Ansari al-Sharqi neighborhood, December 9, 2013. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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Taking cover

TOPSHOTS Turkish riot police officers take cover as Kurdish protesters shoot fireworks at them during clashes in central Istanbul on December 7, 2013. Two protesters were killed on December 6 in armed clashes with Turkish police that erupted over claims that Kurdish rebel cemeteries had been destroyed, local media reported. Some 30 masked men in a group of around 150 demonstrators hurled Molotov cocktails and hand grenades at security forces in the Yuksekova district of Kurdish-dominated southeastern Turkey, the Dogan News Agency said. TOPSHOTS/AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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Image: The Canary Wharf business district of east London taken from the Metropolitan Police helicopter is seen during a foggy morning in this photograph received via the Metropolitan Police in London

London fog

The Canary Wharf business district of east London taken from the Metropolitan Police helicopter is seen during a foggy morning in this photograph received via the Metropolitan Police in London on December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Metropolitan Police@MPSintheSky/Handout via Reuters (BRITAIN - Tags: CITYSCAPE ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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Taking a seat to take a stand

Ultra Orthodox Jewish men and Rabbis gather during a demonstration to support Ultra-Orthodox Jews who were detained for refusing to report to a military recruitment center in front of the Israeli military prison 6 near Haifa, Israel, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Israeli police say more than a thousand people have protested in support of ultra-Orthodox Jews who were detained for refusing to report to a military recruitment center. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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Image: U.S. President President Obama greets Cuban President Raul Castro

Gripping moment

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) greets Cuban President Raul Castro (C) before giving his speech, as Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff looks on, at the memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela at the First National Bank soccer stadium, also known Soccer City, in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. Obama shook the hand of Castro at a memorial for Mandela on Tuesday, a rare gesture between the leaders of two nations at loggerheads for more than half a century. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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Tiny Goliath

A baby of palm cockatoos, also known as the Goliath Cockatoo, is presented at the Zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. It is the first of its kind that was born in Czech Republic and the first baby palm cockatoo in Europe since 2010. It was born on October 1, 2013 and remains nameless until the gender is known. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
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Courtroom cage

Egyptian women supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi stand inside the defendants' cage in a courtroom in Alexandria, Egypt, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. A defense lawyer says an Egyptian appeal court has sentenced 14 women to a suspended year for protesting in support of Islamist ousted President Mohammed Morsi, overturning a harsh sentence of 11 years that has caused an outcry.(AP Photo/Eman Helal)
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Kiev crisis

Pro-European Union activists wave flags as riot police pull back from Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. Security forces clashed with protesters as they began tearing down opposition barricades and tents set up in the center of the Ukrainian capital early Wednesday, in an escalation of the weeks-long standoff threatening the leadership of President Viktor Yanukovych. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
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Waves ahead

TOPSHOTS A car drives in front of waves crashing against the rocks in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli on December 11, 2013 as a winter storm that brought snow, rain and freezing temperatures to the country continues. In the eastern city of Arsal on the border with Syria, temperatures hovered just above zero degrees centigrade, and the forecast predicted between three and five inches (7.6 and 13 centimetres) of snow and night time temperatures of minus four degrees. AFP PHOTO / IBRAHIM CHALHOUBIBRAHIM CHALHOUB/AFP/Getty Images
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Rampage

A Christian man chases a suspected Seleka officer in civilian clothes with a knife near the airport in Bangui, Central African Republic, Monday Dec. 9, 2013. Both Christian and Muslim mobs went on lynching sprees as French Forces deployed in the capital. The Seleka man was taken into custody by French forces who fired warning shots to disperse the crowds. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
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Waiting for help

A severely wounded man lies unattended in a Bangui mosque, Bangui, Central African Republic, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 following a day-long gun battle between Seleka soldiers and Christian militias. Over 40 bodies, civilian and some military, have been brought for funeral preparations. Gunfire and mortar rounds erupted in the town, leaving scores dead and wounded. To try to put an end to sectarian violence, the UN security council passed a motion allowing French troops to deploy in the country in order to protect civilians and insure security by all necessary means. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
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Trail of light

TOPSHOTS Cargo train passes through the famous 'Morant's Curve' offering a beautiful view of the frozen Bow River and the Canadian Pacific Railway at Banff National park near Lake Louise, Canada, late on December 6, 2013. The regions temperatures dropped to minus 36 degrees of Celsius (32.8 Fahrenheit). AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMARJOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images
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