19 December 2014

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

The uncle and cousin of injured student Mohammad Baqair, center, comfort him as he mourns the death of his mother who was a teacher at the school, which was attacked by Taliban, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing more than 100, officials said, in the highest-profile militant attack to hit the troubled region in months.
The uncle and cousin of injured student Mohammad Baqair, center, comfort him as he mourns the death of his mother who was a teacher at the school, which was attacked by Taliban, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing more than 100, officials said, in the highest-profile militant attack to hit the troubled region in months.  

Young women walk with candles in procession to celebrate St. Lucia's Day in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saint Katarina in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.
Young women walk with candles in procession to celebrate St. Lucia's Day in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saint Katarina in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.   
A man stands by tombstones carrying names of Romanian military personnel killed in fighting around the Otopeni airport during the anticommunist uprising 25 years ago, outside Bucharest, Romania, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014.
A man stands by tombstones carrying names of Romanian military personnel killed in fighting around the Otopeni airport during the anticommunist uprising 25 years ago, outside Bucharest, Romania, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014.   
Acid attack survivors participate in a candlelit vigil protesting violence against women as they mark the second anniversary of the deadly gang rape of a student on a bus, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The case sparked public outrage and helped make women’s safety a common topic of conversation in a country where rape is often viewed as a woman’s personal shame to bear.
Acid attack survivors participate in a candlelit vigil protesting violence against women as they mark the second anniversary of the deadly gang rape of a student on a bus, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The case sparked public outrage and helped make women’s safety a common topic of conversation in a country where rape is often viewed as a woman’s personal shame to bear.  
This aerial photo shows Shiite faithful pilgrims gather between, the holy shrine of Imam Hussein, top, and the holy shrine of Imam Abbas, bottom, for Arbaeen in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. The holiday marks the end of the forty day mourning period after the anniversary of the 7th century martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson.
This aerial photo shows Shiite faithful pilgrims gather between, the holy shrine of Imam Hussein, top, and the holy shrine of Imam Abbas, bottom, for Arbaeen in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. The holiday marks the end of the forty day mourning period after the anniversary of the 7th century martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson.  
In this Dec. 3, 2014, photo, panda mother Ju Xiao plays with her triplet cubs in the Chimelong Wildlife Park in Guangzhou in south China's Guangdong province. The cubs, born on July 29, are the fourth panda triplets recorded in history and the only living triplets now in the world.
In this Dec. 3, 2014, photo, panda mother Ju Xiao plays with her triplet cubs in the Chimelong Wildlife Park in Guangzhou in south China's Guangdong province. The cubs, born on July 29, are the fourth panda triplets recorded in history and the only living triplets now in the world.  
A hostage runs to armed tactical response police officers for safety after she escaped from a cafe under siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. The siege ended just after 2 a.m. in a barrage of gunfire when police rushed in to free the remaining captives. Two hostages, including Tori Johnson, the cafe manager, were killed. So was the gunman.
A hostage runs to armed tactical response police officers for safety after she escaped from a cafe under siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. The siege ended just after 2 a.m. in a barrage of gunfire when police rushed in to free the remaining captives. Two hostages, including Tori Johnson, the cafe manager, were killed. So was the gunman.  
A two-story house that toppled over the eroding ocean shoreline of North Cove, Wash., sits near an uprooted tree, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, as the tide rises. Stormy weather blew out of Washington state, but left several houses in the area damaged in its wake.
A two-story house that toppled over the eroding ocean shoreline of North Cove, Wash., sits near an uprooted tree, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, as the tide rises. Stormy weather blew out of Washington state, but left several houses in the area damaged in its wake. 
Javier Fernandez, from Spain, performs during the exhibition show at the Grand Prix Final figure skating competition in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.
Javier Fernandez, from Spain, performs during the exhibition show at the Grand Prix Final figure skating competition in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.  
Gavin Rossdale, of Bush, performs at the 25th annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Forum on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif.
Gavin Rossdale, of Bush, performs at the 25th annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Forum on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. 

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