Photos Of The 2013 Week 47

Week 47 in pics is once again dominated with the plight of the people in the typhoon stricken area of the Philippines. [86 photos total]

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Survivors do their laundry at a well next to a ship that washed ashore in their destroyed community after the Super typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city (EDGAR SU/REUTERS) #
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A butcher takes apart a pig that he has just killed in one of the main streets of the central Philippine town of Palo (WOLFGANG RATTAY/REUTERS) #
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An aerial view shows houses damaged by Typhoon Haiyan, on the outskirts of Tacloban (BOBBY YIP/REUTERS) #
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A Sikh boy shows his fire blowing skills during a religious procession on the eve of the 544th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, in Amritsar (MUNISH SHARMA/REUTERS) #
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A man walks through smoke from fires in a part of Tolosa devastated by Typhoon Haiyan (JOHN JAVELLANA/REUTERS) #
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Free Syrian Army fighters stand in shooting position with their weapons in the Baajan neighbourhood in Deir al-Zor, eastern Syria (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Protestors in kayaks take part in a demonstration against the Northern Gateway Pipeline in Vancouver (ANDY CLARK/REUTERS) #
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Cardinal McCarrick prays during a mass inside Transfiguration Cathedral in Palo (BOBBY YIP/REUTERS) #
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Actor Martin waits to shake hands with presenter Hanks after accepting an Honorary Award at the Annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards in Hollywood (MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS) #
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Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan rush to grab fresh water delivered by a U.S. military helicopter to their isolated village north of Tacloban (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
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Paramilitary policemen stand in formation as they pay tribute to the Monument to the People's Heroes on Tiananmen Square in Beijing (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS) #
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A supporter of a Nationalist movement protests in the town of Pernik, near Sofia (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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KCNA photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un providing field guidance at Foodstuff Factory No. 354 of the Korean People's Army (KCNA/REUTERS) #
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Italy's Mount Etna erupts on the southern island of Sicily (ANTONIO PARRINELLO/REUTERS) #
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A man holds a child that he said survived shelling from forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, along a street in Duma neighbourhood in Damascus (BASSAM KHABIEH/REUTERS) #
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Tornado damage in Washington, Illinois (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Mike Clements prepares his 35-foot telescope he built in Herriman, Utah (JIM URQUHART/REUTERS) #
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Combination of three video stills shows an active tornado as it touches down in Washington, Illinois (Anthony Khoury/REUTERS) #
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A vehicle sits on a pile of debris from the destruction caused by a tornado in Washington, Illinois (JIM YOUNG/REUTERS) #
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A woman looks on as Mount Sinabung spews ash, as pictured from Sibintun village in Karo district (RONI BINTANG/REUTERS) #
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Handout picture showing Russian Emergencies Ministry members and firefighters working at the site of a Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737 crash at Kazan airport (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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A bride lies on the ground under a reflector during a wedding photo shoot in the Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region (ROONEY CHEN/REUTERS) #
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TEPCO handout shows a cask of nuclear fuel being lifted and moved by workers during operations to remove fuel rods from spent fuel pool inside No.4 reactor building at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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French President Hollande lays a wreath at grave of late Palestinian leader Arafat in West Bank city of Ramallah (POOL/REUTERS) #
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Greenpeace activist Alminhana Maciel from Brazil, who was arrested over a Greenpeace protest at the Prirazlomnaya oil rig, holds a sign as she stands in a defendants' cage during a court session in St. Petersburg (ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK/REUTERS) #
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A car drives on a hillside near coconut trees felled by Typhoon Haiyan, between the district of Capoocan and Kananga in Leyte province (BOBBY YIP/REUTERS) #
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Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan try to get aid and relief items distributed from a truck near their shelter in Tacloban (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
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Shadows are cast at a protest tent camp set up by supporters of jailed former Ukrainian PM and opposition leader Tymoshenko in central Kiev (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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U.N. Secretary General Ki-moon visits the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial and former concentration camp (KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS) #
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Combination picture of Lee Harvey Oswald standing with a rifle in the backyard of 214 W. Neely Street in Dallas, Texas in 1963 and the same scene in 2013 (ADREES LATIF/REUTERS) #
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Palestinian youths throw stones at Israeli army jeeps during clashes near Nablus (ABED OMAR QUSINI/REUTERS) #
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A health worker administers polio vaccination to a child in Raqqa, eastern Syria (NOUR FOURAT/REUTERS) #
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A man covered in dust works at an open-pit gold mine in Lukingi village in Mubende district (JAMES AKENA/REUTERS) #
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A worker walks past graffiti denouncing the Interior Ministry and the Egyptian uprising along Mohamed Mahmoud street near Tahrir Square in Cairo (AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS) #
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Handout photo released by Paris' judiciary police taken from surveillance footage shows a suspect gunman (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at Santiago's Municipal Theatre in downtown Santiago (IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS) #
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Migratory birds fly above a man rowing a boat in the waters of river Yamuna during early morning in old Delhi (MANSI THAPLIYAL/REUTERS) #
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Soldiers, policemen and medical personnel gather at the site of explosions near the Iranian embassy in Beirut (HASAN SHAABAN/REUTERS) #
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Russian PM Medvedev holds a weapon while listening to an explanation given by his deputy Rogozin, during inspection of Russian-made firearms in Moscow (RIA NOVOSTI/REUTERS) #
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Newly appointed U.S. ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy gets out of a horse-drawn carriage as she arrives at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo (ISSEI KATO/REUTERS) #
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Hibiscus flower is seen on ash-covered plant at Mardingding village in Karo district, Indonesia's north Sumatra province (RONI BINTANG/REUTERS) #
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A combination picture shows Vittoria, daughter of Italy's Member of the European Parliament Licia Ronzulli, growing up as she attended various voting sessions at the European Parliament in Strasbourg (VINCENT KESSLER/REUTERS) #
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Doug Allen protests against the administration of Obama in Lafayette Park, Washington (LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS) #
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Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt stands during a pause in a hearing at the Supreme Court of Justice in Guatemala City (JORGE DAN LOPEZ/REUTERS) #
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An employee cleans a theatre during an interval at a PVR Multiplex in Mumbai (DANISH SIDDIQUI/REUTERS) #
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Boys maneuver their boat made of a broken fridge to the beach in Tanauan (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
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Labourers work at the construction site of a commercial complex in New Delhi (ANINDITO MUKHERJEE/REUTERS) #
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Free Syrian Army fighters sit inside a room as one of them watches television in Deir al-Zor (KHALIL ASHAWI/REUTERS) #
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A message is scrawled on a river bank amidst fallen trees as U.S. helicopter flies to deliver aid in a remote village off Guiuan, Eastern Samar, in central Philippines (EDGAR SU/REUTERS) #
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Protesting students wearing gas masks and carrying fake guns made of cardboard participate in a demonstration in front of the parliament in Sofia (STOYAN NENOV/REUTERS) #
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Survivors get ready to place a makeshift flag over a sports hall destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan, in Tacloban (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
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Sculptor Aseev of Russia carves a sculpture based on Disney's newest movie Frozen at the Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival in Bruges (FRANCOIS LENOIR/REUTERS) #
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U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former U.S. President Bill Clinton at a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington (LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS) #
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A pair of harbour seals wearing satellite linked transmitters face each after being released into the waters of Howe Sound in Porteau Cove (ANDY CLARK/REUTERS) #
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Demonstrator on wheelchair shouts in front of riot police during a protest against the construction of high-speed train line TAV, in downtown Rome (ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS) #
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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn holds up the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act after signing it into law in Chicago, Illinois (JIM YOUNG/REUTERS) #
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Paragliders fly in front of Lima's Miraflores district (MARIANA BAZO/REUTERS) #
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Typhoon survivors play a game called Sungka inside the bathroom of a house in central Philippines (ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS) #
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A combination photograph shows Rupert Murdoch and wife Wendi Deng departing New York State Supreme Court after a hearing in New York (LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS) #
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Smoke from an erupting undersea volcano forms a new island off the coast of Nishinoshima in the southern Ogasawara chain of islands (KYODO/REUTERS) #
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A Philippine Air Force crew drops sacks containing food supplies to Typhoon Haiyan survivors in Tunga (ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS) #
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Residents look at a ship that was swept by Typhoon Haiyan nearly two weeks ago, in downtown Tacloban city (ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS) #
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Two joggers run along the embankment of Aare river during the first snowfall in Bern (RUBEN SPRICH/REUTERS) #
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire in a slum area in Mumbai (DANISH SIDDIQUI/REUTERS) #
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The cask containing 22 fuel rods at the No. 4 reactor building on a trailer, is moved from the reactor building to another building where a common fuel pool is located, at the tsunami-crippled TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (KYODO/REUTERS) #
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The surviving members of the original cast of the Monty Python comedy team Palin, Idle, Jones, Gilliam and Cleese, pose for photographers at a photocall in central London (LUKE MACGREGOR/REUTERS) #
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U.S. Army soldiers carry Sgt. Matt Krumwiede, who was wounded by an IED, towards a Blackhawk Medevac helicopter in southern Afghanistan (SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS) #
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A Free Syrian Army fighter carries his weapon as he peeks out from a damaged shop in Aleppo's Karm al-Jabal district (MOLHEM BARAKAT/REUTERS) #
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A man falls from a bridge during an attempt to abseil at a park in Jilin (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS) #
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Quam, part of the Calgary Stampeders club, lets his horse Justin drink some Guinness beer at the bar in the Beer Brothers pub in Regina (TODD KOROL/REUTERS) #
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A man takes pictures of an overturned vehicle and damage after an explosion at a Sinopec Corp oil pipeline in Huangdao, Qingdao (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS) #
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Jeffrey Newman comes out of his home to make a brief comment about his father, Merrill Newman, being detained in North Korea, in California (JONATHAN ALCORN/REUTERS) #
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Supporters and opponents of ousted president Mohamed Mursi clash at Nasr City district in Cairo (MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS) #
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A Dallas police officer salutes in Dealey Plaza during ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination in Dallas (JIM BOURG/REUTERS) #
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Anti-narcotics police officers destroy bundles of confiscated drugs before incinerating them in Panama City (CARLOS JASSO/REUTERS) #
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Worker gathers items for delivery at Amazon's distribution center in Phoenix. RALPH D (FRESO/REUTERS) #
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Couple chat in La Leona neighbourhood in Tegucigalpa (TOMAS BRAVO/REUTERS) #
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Wrecked car is seen lifted onto the side of a damaged road after an explosion in a Sinopec Corp oil pipeline in Huangdao, Qingdao (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS) #
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Children shower near the debris of an area destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban City (ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS) #
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Ukrainian priests attend a commemoration ceremony at a monument for Holodomor victims in Kiev (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
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Torchbearer Alexander Chudnovskiy holds the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games at the Taltsy Museum in Irkutsk region (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Shi'ite fighters, fighting along forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, take up position on the front line near the Sayyede Zinab area in Damascus (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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A Free Syrian Army fighter captured by Shi'ite fighters, who support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad near the Sayyede Zinab area in Damascus (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Men cook pork scratchings in the shanty town settlement of El Gallinero, on the outskirts of Madrid (SUSANA VERA/REUTERS) #
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Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif hugs French Foreign Minister Fabius after a ceremony at the United Nations in Geneva (DENIS BALIBOUSE/REUTERS) #
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Policemen wearing ceremonial dresses wait for the arrival of Belgium's Princess Astrid at the India Gate war memorial in New Delhi (MANSI THAPLIYAL/REUTERS) #

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