Photos Of 2012 Week 29

It’s Friday and that means another mix of some of the best photos from week 29. Leave your favorite in the comments below. [73 photos total]

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Babies are baptised during a mass baptism ceremony in Tbilisi (DAVID MDZINARISHVILI/REUTERS) #
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Supporters of Awami Majlis-e-Amal Pakistan burn a U.S flag during anti-American rally in Quetta (NASEER AHMED/REUTERS) #
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Riot police arrest a woman during a protest outside the Spanish socialist PSOE party headquarters in Madrid (JUAN MEDINA/REUTERS) #
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Lighting strikes over a barn surrounded by a soybean crop in Donnellson, Iowa (ADREES LATIF/REUTERS) #
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Alphajet planes from the Patrouille de France fly over the Invalides in Paris (CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS) #
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A riot police hits demonstrators outside the Spanish socialist PSOE party headquarters in Madrid (JUAN MEDINA/REUTERS) #
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Herring hugs a neighbor as Cooper looks on in Village Trailer Park in Santa Monica (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
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The French Republican Guard ride down the Champs Elysees during the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris (PHILIPPE WOJAZER/REUTERS) #
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Tourists play in mud during the opening day of the Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon beach in Boryeong (LEE JAE-WON/REUTERS) #
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Gigantes dance during a farewell ceremony on the last day of San Fermin festival's Comparsa de gigantes y cabezudos in Pamplona (SUSANA VERA/REUTERS) #
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Lighting strikes over Saint Joseph cathedral during a storm in Hanoi (CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS) #
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks in the reain during a campaign event in Glen Allen (JASON REED/REUTERS) #
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A double rainbow appears after a heavy monsoon storms over Nipton Road in Searchlight Nevada (GENE BLEVINS/REUTERS) #
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Spanish bullfighter Padilla kneels down in front of a bull during the last bullfight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona (SUSANA VERA/REUTERS) #
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Protesters try to extinguish flames from a protester after he set himself on fire during a demonstration calling for social justice in Tel Aviv (STRINGER/ISRAEL/REUTERS) #
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The Eiffel Tower is illuminated during the traditional Bastille Day fireworks display in Paris (GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS) #
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Contestants stand backstage during the Boy and Girl Fitness Sao Paulo 2012 contest in Sao Paulo (PAULO WHITAKER/REUTERS) #
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International Space Station crew member Japanese astronaut Hoshide waves after reporting to members of the State Committee before the launch of the Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft at Baikonur cosmodrome (SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS) #
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visits Kyongsang Kindergarten (KCNA/REUTERS) #
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A boy stands as a goal keeper as children play soccer on a road in Yangon (Soe Zeya Tun/REUTERS) #
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People look at a bus, which was carrying Hindu pilgrims, after it fell into an irrigation canal near the pilgrimage site of Triveni (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Two members of the Free Syrian Army hold their weapons as they take defense positions in a house in El Moalimin neighborhood in Homs (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Luke Pritchard of British indie rock band The Kooks performs at the Optimus Alive Festival (HUGO CORREIA/REUTERS) #
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Supporters of opposition candidate Henrique Capriles reach out to him as he greets them during a presidential election rally in Caracas (Carlos Garcia Rawlins/REUTERS) #
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The Soyuz TMA-05M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan (NASA/REUTERS) #
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Girls rest on a straw art installation during the 7th Straw - Land Art Festival in Osijek (ANTONIO BRONIC/REUTERS) #
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Workers unload oil palm fruits in a state-owned crude palm oil processing unit in North Sumatra (STRINGER/INDONESIA/REUTERS) #
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A Hindu devotee takes a dip at the Bagmati River while she takes part in the Bol Bom (or Say Shiva) pilgrimage in Kathmandu (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
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Beekeeper Titov watches as his daughter Anastasia uses his self-made fitness apparatus at his farm outside the village of Novopyatnitskoye (ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS) #
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Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung throws defaced mask with long nose towards Chun-ying at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong (BOBBY YIP/REUTERS) #
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A Kashmiri government teacher shouts anti-government slogans from inside a police van after he was detained during a protest in Srinagar (FAYAZ KABLI/REUTERS) #
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Shaped in the form of an aeroplane, an attendant opens the door to the entrance of a cave that was once the headquarters of former Chinese Communist military leader Lin Biao, located in mountains on the outskirts of Beijing (DAVID GRAY/REUTERS) #
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A young Tibetan monk laughs as he waits for a free medical examination at a hospital in Henan Autonomous County (SHENG LI/REUTERS) #
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An ultra-Orthodox Jew man encourages boys to pray during a protest in Jerusalem (RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS) #
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U.S. President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are shown kissing on the Kiss Cam screen during a timeout in the Olympic basketball exhibition game between the U.S. and Brazil national men's teams in Washington (JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS) #
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Paratroopers from Chosen Company of the 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry board a waiting CH-47 Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan (LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS) #
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Young divers attend a training session at a gymnasium in Hefei (JIANAN YU/REUTERS) #
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A visitor peers down inside the Smithsonian Institution's American Indian Museum in Washington (KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS) #
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A woman crosses a road as activists from the Communist Party of India hang onto doorway of a bus along with their fellow protestors while shouting slogans in Kolkata (RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI/REUTERS) #
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Soldiers perform during a ceremony, attended by Egypt's new Islamist President Mohamed Mursi at the Egyptian military academy in Cairo (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Current and former HSBC Bank executives are sworn in before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in Washington (GARY CAMERON/REUTERS) #
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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton visits former South African President Nelson Mandela at his home in Qunu (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Trajineras are seen parked at one of the canals of Xochimilco in Mexico City (TOMAS BRAVO/REUTERS) #
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A festival-goer wearing a rabbit head, watches French band M83 as they perform during the 37th Paleo music festival in Nyon (DENIS BALIBOUSE/REUTERS) #
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Teenaged fans react as Canadian singer Justin Bieber performs at an early morning promotional event in Sydney (TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS) #
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A man is pictured in front of an effigy of demon Ghantakarna to symbolize the destruction of evil while celebrating the Ghantakarna festival at the ancient city of Bhaktapur (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
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A boy with his umbrella arrives to participate for the Ghantakarna festival at the ancient city of Bhaktapur (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
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Cambodian troops in armoured vehicles take part in a military withdrawal ceremony near the Preah Vihear temple (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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A motor tricycle loaded with recyclable plastic bottles drives along a street in Taiyuan (STRINGER/CHINA/REUTERS) #
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A herd of endangered Przewalski horses gallop across the Takhin Us National Park (PETR JOSEK/REUTERS) #
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Hungarian Csatary, suspected of war crimes against Jews during Word War Two, leaves the prosecution building in Budapest (LASZLO BALOGH/REUTERS) #
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Russian President Putin attends a news conference with Turkish PM Erdogan in Moscow's Kremlin (SERGEI KARPUKHIN/REUTERS) #
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The Petermann Glacier grinds and slides toward the sea terminating in a giant floating ice tongue along the northwestern coast of Greenland (NASA/REUTERS) #
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Flames move towards houses in Funchal, on the Portuguese island of Madeira (DUARTE SA/REUTERS) #
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Firefighters walk on collapsed rooftop of Hitachi Air Conditioning manufacturing factory in Kadi (AMIT DAVE/REUTERS) #
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A Siberian tiger cub plays with its mother Amurskaya at the St-Felicien Wildlife Zoo in St-Felicien (MATHIEU BELANGER/REUTERS) #
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Paramilitary soldiers take part in a catching and grappling training in mud in Chuzhou (CHINA DAILY/REUTERS) #
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A combination of still pictures taken from CCTV surveillance camera shows the suspected bomber at Burgas airport (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Angela Merkel lines up to vote on a Spanish bank aid package in the Bundestag, the lower house of parliament in Berlin (THOMAS PETER/REUTERS) #
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DigitalGlobe Satellite image shows a tank on 6th Rishreen road in Qabun neighborhood in Damascus, Syria (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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A Belgian Air Force F16 fighter aircraft flies over Belgium, during a rehearsal for the country's National Day traditional military parade (YVES HERMAN/REUTERS) #
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A firefighter sprays water inside a burning home during a forest fire near the town of Keratea south of Athens (JOHN KOLESIDIS/REUTERS) #
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U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with greeters on a rain-soaked tarmac upon landing in Jacksonville (KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS) #
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U.S. President Barack Obama waves to supporters at a campaign event in Jacksonville (KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS) #
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Smoke from forest and bush fires rise from the mountains on the Portuguese island of Madeira behind a regional flag (DUARTE SA/REUTERS) #
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A girl poses with a picture of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on her face as she plays with foam thrown by firefighters during a protest against government austerity measures in Madrid (SUSANA VERA/REUTERS) #
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Friends and families of victims killed in an attack in Bulgaria, sit near their coffins during a ceremony near Tel Aviv (RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS) #
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A combination photograph of a 1948 Ford Deluxe sedan and the same model transformed into a pickup truck in Havana (DESMOND BOYLAN/REUTERS) #
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Rescue personnel work near the derailed locomotive of the Vidarbha Express and a local commuter train near Kasara (VIVEK PRAKASH/REUTERS) #
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Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei walks out of his studio in Beijing (PETAR KUJUNDZIC/REUTERS) #
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An employee sits in front of a poster advertising the New iPad at an Apple dealership in Wuhan (DARLEY SHEN/REUTERS) #
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Israeli soldier stands guard as Palestinians wait to cross into Jerusalem at Israel's checkpoint outside Ramallah, on the first Friday of Ramadan (MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS) #
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A taxi drives beside an Olympic traffic lane in Westminster (NEIL HALL/REUTERS) #

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