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A woman holding an umbrella walks past a man taking shelter from the rain at a wall while waiting outside a mobile social security office near Qunu, in the Eastern Cape Province December 11, 2013. Nelson Mandela will be buried on Sunday in Qunu, his ancestral home in the rolling hills of the Eastern Cape province, 700 km south of Johannesburg.


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An employee walks to her vehicle in heavy snow in the parking lot of New Era Cap Company in Evans, New York on December 11, 2013.


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Pro-European integration protestors build new barricades in Independence Square in Kiev, December 12, 2013. Ukrainian protesters stood their ground on Wednesday after an overnight sweep by riot police and their leaders dismissed an offer of talks from a president they say must quit for favouring ties with Russia over the European Union.


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The Canary Wharf business district of east London taken from the Metropolitan Police helicopter is seen during a foggy morning in this photograph received via the Metropolitan Police in London on December 11, 2013.

Metropolitan Police/Reuters

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A man holds an umbrella while walking during a downpour in Pakistan's capital Islamabad December 11, 2013.


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Winter swimmers try to pull an elderly man out of icy waters after he was trapped in a partially frozen lake at a park in Changchun, Jilin province December 10, 2013.


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A man walks past debris from damaged buildings covered with snow in the besieged area in Homs December 11, 2013.


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A woman looks out of the dusty window after entering a bus to be transported to see the casket of Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday Dec. 11, 2013.

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