Photos Of The 2014 Week 03

Week three of 2014 was another eventful week on Planet Earth and some issues just simply won’t go away. [72 photos total]

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A derailed tanker is seen at the site of a January 7 derailment involving a Canadian National Railway (CN) mixed freight train near Plaster Rock, New Brunswick (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Opposition activists clash with riot police as they block police buses near a court in Kiev (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
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Firefighters spray water as they try to extinguish a fire at the Dukezong Ancient Town in Shangri-la county (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS) #
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A villager evacuates to safety after Mount Sinabung erupted at Bekerah village in Karo district (BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS) #
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The window of a house is partially covered in ash spewed out of Mount Sinabung after it erupted at Bekerah village in Karo district (BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS) #
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Gilad Sharon, son of former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon, announces the death of his father, near Tel Aviv (AMIR COHEN/REUTERS) #
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French comedian Dieudonne attends a news conference at the Theatre de la Main d'or in Paris (GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS) #
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People attend the opening ceremony of a mausoleum built in memory of Spanish Civil War victims in Malaga (JON NAZCA/REUTERS) #
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Thousands of people march take part in a demonstration in Bilbao (VINCENT WEST/REUTERS) #
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The cruise liner Costa Concordia is seen during the parbuckling operation outside Giglio harbour (MAX ROSSI/REUTERS) #
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A woman is reflected in a puddle from rain and melted ice as she walks her dog in Toronto (MARK BLINCH/REUTERS) #
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Firefighters work on a five-alarm blaze on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York (CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS) #
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Haley Walker hangs onto a sheep in the Mutton Bustin competition at the 108th National Western Stock Show in Denver (RICK WILKING/REUTERS) #
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A cruise ship makes its way past New York's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center as steam rises from the Hudson River as seen from Hoboken, New Jersey (GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS) #
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A woman looks out of her tent after waking up in the anti-government protesters' encampment near the Democracy Monument in Bangkok (NIR ELIAS/REUTERS) #
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A woman looks at the skyline of New York as fog moves along the Hudson River as seen from Weehawken, New Jersey (GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS) #
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Troops from the Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force 1st Airborne Brigade dive from a C-130 transport plane during an annual new year military exercise at Narashino exercise field in Funabashi, Japan (ISSEI KATO/REUTERS) #
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Afghan men wash themselves at a bathhouse in Kabul (OMAR SOBHANI/REUTERS) #
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Israel's President Peres prepares to lay a wreath on the coffin of former Israeli prime minister Sharon at the Knesset in Jerusalem (RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS) #
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School children perform yoga before the inauguration of the international kite festival in Ahmedabad (AMIT DAVE/REUTERS) #
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A resident of Uyuni drives his quad on Salar salt lake of Uyuni before the seventh stage of the Dakar Rally 2014 (JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER/REUTERS) #
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A villager harvests oranges after the trees were hit by the ash spewed out of Mount Sinabung during eruptions in Karo district (BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS) #
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Palestinian policemen stand near burning tyres set ablaze by demonstrators outside Jalazoun refugee camp near Ramallah (MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS) #
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Passengers without their pants use a subway train during the No Pants Subway Ride in Berlin (FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS) #
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People stand in front of the Palace of Culture as they watch fireworks during an annual charity event in Warsaw (AGENCJA GAZETA/REUTERS) #
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SPLA soldiers sing as they celebrate in Bentiu, Unity state (ANDREEA CAMPEANU/REUTERS) #
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Passengers without pants wait on a underground platform during the No Pants Subway Ride in Kiev (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
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A pedestrian wearing headphones and wearing a backpack casts a shadow as he walks through a shaft of light under a bridge in central Melbourne (DAVID GRAY/REUTERS) #
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A man takes part in the annual No Pants Subway Ride in New York (ERIC THAYER/REUTERS) #
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Activists and rebel fighters remove buried bodies in one of the headquarters of the ISIL in Aleppo (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Villagers ride motorcycles as they evacuate after ash from Mount Sinabung hit their homes at Sigarang-Garang village (RONI BINTANG/REUTERS) #
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Actor Bryan Cranston poses backstage after he won the award Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama and for Best TV Series, Drama for Breaking Bad at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
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Actress Robin Wright poses with the award for Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama for her role in House of Cards, backstage at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
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Indian soldiers march during the rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a cold winter morning in New Delhi (ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS) #
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Anti-government protesters wave Thai national flags as they gather with others at Victory Monument in central of Bangkok (ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS) #
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Japanese women in kimonos ride a train after a ceremony celebrating Coming of Age Day at an amusement park in Tokyo (YUYA SHINO/REUTERS) #
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Members of the Knesset guard carry the flag draped coffin of former Israeli PM Sharon as his family members walk behind during a memorial ceremony at Israel's parliament in Jerusalem (RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS) #
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A family sits around a wood fire at their house on Margalla Hills in Islamabad (ZOHRA BENSEMRA/REUTERS) #
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A man looks at Mount Sinabung spewing ash from Jraya village in Karo district (RONI BINTANG/REUTERS) #
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A woman reacts at the noise of a landing plane at a temporary camp for IDPs at the airport of Bangui (SIEGFRIED MODOLA/REUTERS) #
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A looter carries boxes of beer as Corona truck burns in a road block allegedly set up by followers of the Knights Templar cartel in Tierra Caliente (STRINGER/MEXICO/REUTERS) #
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Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg (VINCENT KESSLER/REUTERS) #
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A 74-year-old man runs and jumps into a half frozen river during his afternoon exercises in Taiyuan, Shanxi province (JON WOO/REUTERS) #
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A Hindu woman takes blessings from a Naga Sadhu or a Hindu holy man after taking a holy dip at the confluence of the Ganges River and the Bay of Bengal, during the Makar Sankranti festival at Sagar Island (RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI/REUTERS) #
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People walk past a tent city erected for masses of pilgrims on the banks of river Ganges on the occasion of the Makar Sankranti festival in Allahabad (JITENDRA PRAKASH/REUTERS) #
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An Anti-balaka militiaman poses for photograph in the capital of the Central African Republic Bangui (SIEGFRIED MODOLA/REUTERS) #
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People gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad (STRINGER/IRAQ/REUTERS) #
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Villagers are pinned down by a bull as others climb a fence to protect themselves during a bull-taming festival on the outskirts of Madurai town (BABU/REUTERS) #
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Anti-government protesters march to ministries and other state bodies in central Bangkok (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
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Smoke rises from buildings after what activists said was shelling from forces loyal to President al-Assad in besieged area of Homs (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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A woman walks her dogs in a park along the Hudson River as a dense morning fog shrouds the skyline of Lower Manhattan in New York (GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS) #
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An anti-balaka militiaman poses for photograph on outskirts of capital Bangui (SIEGFRIED MODOLA/REUTERS) #
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A family member finds a victim's mobile phone at the accident site where a van veered off a road into a 100-meter ditch in Luquan county, Kunming, Yunnan province (STRINGER/CHINA/REUTERS) #
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Hindu women sit around fires to warm themselves up before taking a holy bath at Saali River during the first day of the Swasthani Brata Katha festival at Sankhu in Kathmandu (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
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A Hindu devotee takes a ritual shower before he starts his pilgrimage to the sacred Batu Caves Temple during Thaipusam festival outside Kuala Lumpur (SAMSUL SAID/REUTERS) #
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Workers stand inside a Victorian era tunnel which is being reconditioned at Crossrail's Albert Dock site in east London (ANDREW WINNING/REUTERS) #
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Model creation by Laurel at Berlin Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014 in Berlin (TOBIAS SCHWARZ/REUTERS) #
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Fishermen cast their nets in the river Oubangui in Bangui (SIEGFRIED MODOLA/REUTERS) #
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A villager is pinned down by a bull during a bull-taming festival on the outskirts of Madurai town (BABU/REUTERS) #
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A car drives away from the Colby Fire in hills above Glendora, California (MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS) #
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Pro-European integration protester prepares hot tea for fellow demonstrators during a rally at Independence Square in Kiev (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
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A river otter looks for food stashed in a used Christmas tree at the Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford (BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS) #
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Firefighters stand as water falls from a firefighting aircraft on the Colby Fire in Azusa, California (JONATHAN ALCORN/REUTERS) #
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A man rides a horse with a child through the flames during the Luminarias annual religious celebration in San Bartolome de los Pinares (JUAN MEDINA/REUTERS) #
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Fire and smoke spew out from multiple spots at Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp's Nagoya steel plant in Tokai, central Japan (KYODO/REUTERS) #
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Anti-government protesters help a fellow protester injured in a grenade attack during a rally in Bangkok (STRINGER/THAILAND/REUTERS) #
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Model presents creation by Miranda Konstantinidou at Berlin Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014 in Berlin (TOBIAS SCHWARZ/REUTERS) #
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A priest blesses a mouse inside a cage outside Madrid's San Anton Church (ANDREA COMAS/REUTERS) #
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Members of the public and professional services take part in the search for a missing boy in the Silver Knowes area of Edinburgh (RUSSELL CHEYNE/REUTERS) #
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Anti-Balaka fighters pose at their base in the Boeing district of the Central African Republic's capital Bangui (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Military police officers stand guard at a train station in the Adler district of Sochi (ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK/REUTERS) #
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Israeli soldiers arrest Palestinian during clashes with Israeli troops at protest against the Jewish settlement of Ofra, in the West Bank village of Silwad (MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS) #

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