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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.


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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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