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Europe has been battling a deep freeze that started in late January and has killed hundreds, snow that has trapped thousands in Balkan mountain villages and prompted worries of flooding as heavy snow melts. In Greece and Bulgaria, flooding on Monday and Tuesday left dozens of homes under water and at least eight dead. Serbian [...]

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CAIRO CLASHES: A demonstrator carried a wounded man to safety during clashes with police outside Cairo’s security headquarters Monday. (Marco Longari/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)

GRIDLOCKED: New York Giants player Justin Tuck tackled New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., Sunday. The Giants captured the franchise’s fourth Super Bowl championship with a 21-17 victory. (Timothy A. Clary/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)

POOR IN BANGLADESH: A woman retrieved her belongings after police demolished a slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday. More than 100 families living in shanties built up on Gulshan-Banani Lake were evicted. (Andrew Biraj/Reuters)

POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE: Zanna Bateman of the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery readied herself before departing for a 41-gun salute in London’s Hyde Park Monday to mark the 60 anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the throne at age 25. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

ENCASED: Ice covered a car at a boardwalk near Lake Geneva in Geneva Monday. Overwhelmed by deep snow and harsh temperatures, some countries in Europe closed schools and struggled to run transit systems amid the deadly cold snap. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/European Pressphoto Agency)

BRAZEN BANK ATTACK: An investigator gathered evidence at a NatWest Bank in Bingham, England, Monday. Police said thieves used a tractor to pull an ATM from the wall. (Mike Egerton//PA Photos/ABACA)

OFFICER HURT: A police officer was hit in the face with a rubber bullet fired by an army soldier during protests in Salvador, Brazil, Monday. Hundreds of police officers are striking for higher wages, unleashing a rash of looting and a spike in the murder rate in their absence. (Lunae Parracho/Reuters)

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Indian artists Kandha Panday, right, and Shiva Sharma dressed as Hindu god Rama and his brother Lakshman have paint applied to their faces ahead of a religious procession during the Dussehra festival in Allahabad, India, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. The Dussehra festival commemorates the victory of Rama over Ravana, an evil ruler who had abducted [...]

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