Interesting AP Photos from Around the World

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    A Sunshine International Aquarium staff member dressed in a Santa Claus costume embraced a Zebra shark as he swims with fish inside the aquarium in Tokyo, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

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    A newly initiated Hindu monk of the Shri Panchayati Naya Udasin "akhara" or sect, peers from behind a tent during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. Millions of Hindu pilgrims attended the Maha Kumbh festival, which is one of the world's largest religious gatherings that lasts 55 days and falls every 12 years. During the festival, pilgrims bathe in the holy Ganges River in a ritual they believe can wash away their sins. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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    Visitors enjoyed the illumination of Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda inside a power plant of a former steel plant in Duisburg, Germany, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. The light installation in black and white, connected with sound, is supposed to reflect data streaming and is seen in line with the art exhibition 'Ruhrtriennale'. The former steel plant was switched to an adventure museum after it was closed down in 1985. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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    A Free Syrian Army fighter fed a cat bread in the old city of Aleppo, Syria, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. The revolution against Syrian President Bashar Assad that began in March 2011, started with peaceful protests but morphed into a civil war that has killed more than 60,000 people, according to a recent United Nations recent estimate. (AP Photo/Andoni Lubaki)

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    Indian Hindu widows threw flowers as part of Holi celebrations organized by the NGO Sulabh at the Meera Sahbhagini Ashram in Vrindavan, India, Wednesday, March 27, 2013. The widows, many of whom at times have lived desperate lives in the streets of the temple town, celebrated the festival for the first time at the century old ashram. After their husband's deaths the women have been banished by their families to the town where devotees believe Lord Krishna was born, for supposedly bringing bad luck. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

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    A Malian man dressed in green walked between green doors of closed shops in Gao, northern Mali, Tuesday Feb. 5, 2013. Troops from France and Chad moved into Kidal in an effort to secure the strategic north Malian city, a French official said Tuesday, as the international force put further pressure on the Islamic extremists to push them out of their last major bastion of control in the north.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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    Fans watched the 'Tribute to Cazuza' show during the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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    A model displayed a Spring/Summer design by Agatha Ruiz de la Prada during Madrid's Fashion Week, in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

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    Aymara Indian woman Ramona Bustos walks barefoot on potatoes to remove frozen dew and the peels as she stands in extreme cold temperatures on La Cumbre mountain on the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia. For centuries, people in Bolivia’s high Andes have eaten freeze-dried potatoes, taking advantage of freezing temperatures and the burning sun to prepare the local staple called "chuno." "I step on the potatoes with a lot of force to prepare the chuno, which will last me a long time. We will not go hungry," said Bustos. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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    A ball runner waited during the second round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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    A Syrian rebel played soccer in the Saif al-Dawlah neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Andoni Lubacki)

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    Performers presented the Bodies in Urban Spaces project from Austrian artist Willi Dorner at the Serralves Museum in Porto, Portugal, Sunday, June 9, 2013. "Party at Serralves" is a contemporary art festival that hosts over 200 events simultaneously on a non-stop 40-hour period in the Gardens and in the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte)

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    A Nepalese woman carried a dog, decorated with vermillion, in her bag after performing rituals during Tihar festival celebrations in Katmandu, Nepal, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security during Tihar festival, one of the most important Hindu festivals dedicated to the worship of the Goddess of wealth Laxmi. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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    The moon rose over Tall Ship Windy at Chicago Harbor, Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Chicago. The so-called supermoon appeared up to 14 percent larger than normal that weekend as our celestial neighbor swung closer to Earth, reaching its closest distance early that Sunday morning. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)

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    An Afghan girl tried to peer through the holes of her burqa as she played with other children in the old town of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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    A muddy Bullfrog was inspected during a photo call for the annual stock take at London Zoo, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. More than 17,500 animals including birds, fish, mammals, reptiles and amphibians are counted in the annual stock take at the zoo. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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    In this Monday, May 13, 2013 photo, an Indian woman carried her child and walked under a chadar, or a holy cloth, at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. Thousands of Sufi devotees from different parts of India travel to the shrine for the annual festival, marking the death anniversary of Sufi Muslim saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

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    One World Trade Center emerged from the clouds in the night sky in a photo made from a passing airplane, Monday, March 12, 2013 in New York. Construction continues on the office complex going up on the site of the original World Trade Center that was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Matthew Ziegler)