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The best photos of 2011 from around the globe. Warning: All images in this entry are shown in full, not screened out for graphic content. Some images contain dead bodies, graphic content and tragic events. We consider these images an important part of human history.

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LAST OF HIS KIND: The casket of Frank Buckles lay in a chapel at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia Tuesday. Mr. Buckles, the last surviving American World War I veteran, died in February in West Virginia at age 110. Mr. Buckles lied about his age and enrolled in the Army at 16. (Saul Loeb/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)

PEEK-A-BOO: A boy peered between the skirts of women protesting against the government in San’a, Yemen, Tuesday. Thousands of protesters took to the streets in the southern provinces of Taiz, Aden and Hadramawt. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press)

SEWN TOGETHER: Garment makers protested Tuesday in New Delhi against the imposition of a 10% excise tax on the industry, according to local media. (Adnan Abidi/Reuters)

LINING UP TO LEAVE: Foreigners who had been working in Libya lined up to board buses at the Libya-Tunisia border Tuesday. More than 200,000 migrant workers have left Libya for neighboring countries. (Emilio Morenatti/Associated Press)

YOUNG SURVIVOR: Neena Sasaki, 5, carried her belongings from her home in Rikuzentakata, Japan, Tuesday. Officials appeared to regain partial control of the earthquake-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex, but stressed that the worst may not be over. (Paula Bronstein /Getty Images)

IN DESPAIR: A hospital employee in Manama, Bahrain, on Tuesday was overwhelmed by the constant stream of patients coming in from the Shiite town of Sitra, where witnesses said pro-government vigilantes had gone on a rampage. (Eyevine/Zuma Press)

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Continued aftershocks and new earthquakes bring new fears to the survivors of the tragedy. Residents prepare for radiation leaks as the Prime Minister asks everyone to remain indoors - in their homes, their offices and shelters. Ninety one countries have offered help to Japan. Search and rescue and recovery continue in the devastated landscape. The death toll rises, but some hope is realized in the reunions of family and friends. -- Paula Nelson (52 photos total)
Evacuees are screened for radiation contamination at a testing center, March 15, 2011, in Koriyama city, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan. (Wally Santana/Associated Press)

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