Photos Of 2012 Week 32

The world is still pre-occupied with the Olympic games in London. We have been posting Best Of The Day photos for the past 13 days too, so check them out. This edition of Best Photos Pix Of 2012 features other world news such as the fighting in Syria and the bad weather just about everywhere in the world. [76 photos total]

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An elderly woman rests next to her grandchild in a hammock inside their house in the village of Pimental in Itaituba (NACHO DOCE/REUTERS) #
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Men are silhouetted in an archway framing Lahore's Badshahi mosque (MOHSIN RAZA/REUTERS) #
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A Syrian refugee child cries at the Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria (MUHAMMAD HAMED/REUTERS) #
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A man looks at a destroyed Syrian Army tank in Azaz (GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS) #
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Men prepare for Iftar at the Memon mosque in Karachi (ATHAR HUSSAIN/REUTERS) #
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Spectators watch the women's round of 16 beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games (MARCELO DEL POZO/REUTERS) #
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A member of the Bamasaba tribe is carried shoulder high during the launch of the circumcision ceremony at the Imbalu at Mutoto Cultural Grounds outside Mbale town (HUDSON APUNYO/REUTERS) #
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Residents repair a pink tent at a campsite known as Romneyville, in downtown Tampa (BRIAN BLANCO/REUTERS) #
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Men wearing suits bearing the Union Flag, commonly known as the Union Jack, pose with a woman at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games (MARCELO DEL POZO/REUTERS) #
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Cisneros and Montgomery kiss on national kiss-in day at Chick-fil-A restaurant in Hollywood (JONATHAN ALCORN/REUTERS) #
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The full moon rises through the Olympic Rings hanging beneath Tower Bridge during the London 2012 Olympic Games (LUKE MACGREGOR/REUTERS) #
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The full moon rises through the Olympic Rings hanging beneath Tower Bridge during the London 2012 Olympic Games (LUKE MACGREGOR/REUTERS) #
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Volunteer holds sand mixed with plastic pellets during a clean-up of a beach during Hong Kong's Discovery Day (TYRONE SIU/REUTERS) #
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A masked devotee stands next to a family as he takes part in a parade commemorating the Neku Jatra-Mataya festival, the festival of lights, in Lalitpur (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
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A dancer waits to perform at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games (MARCELO DEL POZO/REUTERS) #
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Villagers stand on crater of Mount Bromo as they wait for sunrise during annual Kasada festival in Indonesia's East Java province (SIGIT PAMUNGKAS/REUTERS) #
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A bridge that was damaged by the flash floods, built over a stream leading to river Tawi is pictured on the outskirts of Jammu (MUKESH GUPTA/REUTERS) #
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Activists of the CPN-UML affiliated Youth Association Nepal clash with Nepalese police personnel during a torch rally to demand the immediate resignation of Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai in Kathmandu (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
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Fire fighters extinguish a fire as rescue workers clear rubble from the site of an explosion in Multan (STRINGER/PAKISTAN/REUTERS) #
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Roberto Tony-Jean, and his dog Luna, run through water sprinklers during a hot day in New York (ANDREW BURTON/REUTERS) #
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A fan carrying his baby watches the men's handball Preliminaries Group A match between France and Iceland at the Copper Box venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games (MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS) #
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A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after a Syrian Army tank shell exploded in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of central Aleppo (GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS) #
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Police officer take cover outside the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin (ALLEN FREDRICKSON/REUTERS) #
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Wild cow jumps at revellers following running of bulls at the San Fermin Criollo festival in Ubate (JOHN VIZCAINO/REUTERS) #
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Doves fly over the Peace Memorial Park with a view of the gutted atomic-bomb dome at a ceremony in Hiroshima (KYODO/REUTERS) #
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A tattoo artist inks a tattoo on Mosquera of Ecuador during the first Ecuadorian tattoo convention entitled Middle of the World in Quito (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Tattoo artist Cristerna of Mexico attends the Tattoo Art Mex 2012 convention at the World Trade Center in Mexico City (HENRY ROMERO/REUTERS) #
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In this image from NASA TV, shot off a video screen, one of the first images from the Curiosity rover is pictured of its wheel after it successfully landed on Mars (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Dark clouds cover the sky in downtown Shanghai (ALY SONG/REUTERS) #
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People release paper lanterns on Motoyasu river in remembrance of atomic bomb victims on 67th anniversary of bombing of Hiroshima (KYODO/REUTERS) #
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People release balloons into the air during the 20th anniversary of the closure of the Omarska detention camp in Omarska (DADO RUVIC/REUTERS) #
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with Nelson Mandela at his home in Qunu (POOL/REUTERS) #
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A boy is silhouetted as he wades into the waters for a bath early morning in Karachi's China Creek (AKHTAR SOOMRO/REUTERS) #
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A general view shows Muslims having their Iftar meal during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi (ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS) #
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People sunbathe at the Palatinus outdoor spa in Budapest (BERNADETT SZABO/REUTERS) #
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People jump into the Tirreno sea in Santa Marinella (GIAMPIERO SPOSITO/REUTERS) #
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A couple jumps into the lake in Podpec (SRDJAN ZIVULOVIC/REUTERS) #
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U.S. President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One at JFK Airport in New York (JASON REED/REUTERS) #
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A man walks past a mural of trees in Mexico City (TOMAS BRAVO/REUTERS) #
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Witch doctors spray beer on miniature objects, traditionally purchased by pilgrims for good fortune, during the annual pilgrimage in tribute to the Virgin of Copacabana, on the shores of Titicaca lake in Copacabana (DAVID MERCADO/REUTERS) #
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A crew member aboard a U.S Marine helicopter accompanying Marine One wears night vision goggles as they fly back to JFK Airport following U.S. President Obama's campaign fundraisers in Connecticu (JASON REED/REUTERS) #
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Mourners attend a candlelight vigil at the Sikh temple in Brookfield (JOHN GRESS/REUTERS) #
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Residents wade on a flooded road in Las Pinas, Metro Manila (ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS) #
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A figure of a man made of iron and fiberglass by British sculptor Gormley stands a rooftop of building, overlooking city and Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro (PILAR OLIVARES/REUTERS) #
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Firefighters douse a flame at Chevron oil refinery in in Richmond, California (JOSH EDELSON/REUTERS) #
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A Free Syrian Army fighter screams in pain after he was injured in a leg by shrapnel from a shell fired from a Syrian Army tank in the Salaheddine neighbourhood of central Aleppo (GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS) #
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Egyptian relatives cry for soldiers killed during an attack along the Sinai border with Israel, at Omar Makram mosque, Cairo (MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS) #
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A woman swims at Lake Vouliagmeni, a few miles southwest of Athens (YORGOS KARAHALIS/REUTERS) #
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Ducks are seen at a shipyard area on the Yangtze River in Fengjie (CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS) #
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Curiosity rover's first color image of the Martian landscape released by NASA-JPL (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Fafa, a lioness that is nearly 18-year-old, receives an eye check at the veterinary clinic in Brasilia (UESLEI MARCELINO/REUTERS) #
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Residents use a coffin as a makeshift boat in floodwaters in Quezon city (ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS) #
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Members of the female punk band Pussy Riot sit in the defendent's cell before a court hearing in Moscow (SERGEI KARPUKHIN/REUTERS) #
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A man fishes on a flooded street after Typhoon Haikui hit Taizhou, Zhejiang province (STRINGER/CHINA/REUTERS) #
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A long exposure picture shows commuters walking on a platform after leaving a train of the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) at the main station in Lucerne (MICHAEL BUHOLZER/REUTERS) #
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People arrive for evening prayers during the month of Ramadan at the national mosque in Dhaka (ANDREW BIRAJ/REUTERS) #
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Bikers take part in a weekly massive cycle around the suburbs of Athens (YORGOS KARAHALIS/REUTERS) #
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Labourers reconnect electric circuit after pylons were turned over by Typhoon Haikui in Wenling (CHINA DAILY/REUTERS) #
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A fishing sign in at one of the dry pools at the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in Hudson (JEFF TUTTLE/REUTERS) #
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A taxi driver swims near his car in an attempt to extract documents from it after an accident, in River Bosna at Zenica (DADO RUVIC/REUTERS) #
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A man walks past an unexploded mortar embedded along a street in the center of Anadan (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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U.S. President Barack Obama wipes his brow during an election campaign rally in Grand Junction (JASON REED/REUTERS) #
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People taking part in NVA's Speed of Light wave light sticks during performance on Arthurs Seat at Edinburgh International Festival (DAVID MOIR/REUTERS) #
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Farmers plant rice seedlings in a paddy field on the outskirts of Yangon (Soe Zeya Tun/REUTERS) #
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A Syrian Air Force fighter plane fires a rocket during an air strike in the village of Tel Rafat (GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS) #
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A newborn baby is washed at a temporary shelter in Marikina City (CHERYL RAVELO/REUTERS) #
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A man works at an iron scrap yard at an industrial area in the southern Indian city of Chennai (BABU/REUTERS) #
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Indian police officers detain a member of the All India Students' Association (AISA) during a protest in New Delhi (STRINGER/INDIA/REUTERS) #
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A Free Syrian Army fighter wears a headband reading the Islamic declaration of faith, There is no God but God, and Mohammed is His Messenger, in central Aleppo (GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS) #
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A general view of mosques is pictured before sunset during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in Old Cairo (AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS) #
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People try to recover things that are being washed away by flood in Boca Del Rio on outskirts of Veracruz (STRINGER/MEXICO/REUTERS) #
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Aron confers with his attorneys while pleading guilty to killing an 8-year-old boy named Kletzky as the boy was walking home alone during a proceeding at the state Supreme Court of Brooklyn in New York (POOL/REUTERS) #
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F-35 Lightning II releases an inert 1,000 lb. GBU-32 Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) separation weapon over water in an Atlantic test range in Patuxent River Maryland (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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People walk down the street near the Arenal Bridge in Bilbao (VINCENT WEST/REUTERS) #
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Commuters wait in line for buses during the seventh day of a subway strike called by workers' unions in Buenos Aires (ENRIQUE MARCARIAN/REUTERS) #
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Four-day-old rhinoceros Akili stands next to its mother Ine in their enclosure in zoo in Berlin (THOMAS PETER/REUTERS) #

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