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Best pictures from December 6

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A snake charmer performs at Galle Face Green in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters

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Prime Minister Vladimir Putin speaks during his meeting with supporters in Moscow, Russia, saying he's satisfied with the performance of his party in Russia's parliamentary election.

Misha Japaridze/AP

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A visitor admires a walk-though scale model of a typical Maltese church dedicated to the Annunciation in Fgura, outside Valletta, Malta.

Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

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People react seconds after a suicide blast targeting a Shi'ite Muslim gathering in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Najibullah Musafer/Reuters

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Shi'ite Muslims beat themselves as they walk around a symbolic tomb at a mosque during a religious festival marking Ashura on day eight of Muslim holy month of Moharram, near Tehran's grand bazaar.

Morteza Nikoubazl/Reuters

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A protester armed with a hammer runs to avoid tear gas during clashes near the parliament in Athens. Inside, lawmakers were in the final stages of a debate on the 2012 budget packed with unpopular austerity measures.

Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

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A model presents a creation during the 2012 Korea Hair Collection in Seoul.

Jo Yong-Hak/Reuters

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Models present the Paris-Bombay collection by German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel at the Grand Palais in Paris.

Remy de la Mauviniere/AP

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Police scuffle with a Congolese protester during a demonstration alleging election rigging in the Democratic Republic of the Congo outside the U.S. Embassy in Toronto.

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A woman holds her dog Schnaps as she looks at the painting The Battle between Carnival and Lent by Dutch painter Pieter Brueghel II at Christie's auction house in London.

FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/AFP/Getty Images

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University of British Columbia grad student, Josh Welch, sits at a section of a 30-foot table in Vancouver, British Columbia. The table will be placed in different neighbourhoods and people invited to sit down and talk about sustainability.

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Skaters take to the ice at Robson Square in Vancouver.

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The 2011 Capitol Christmas Tree is seen after it was lit at the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, DC.

Alex Wong/Getty Images

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