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An employee of a foreign exchange trading company looks at monitors as a television set shows Japan's incoming Prime Minister and the leader of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Shinzo Abe speaking in Tokyo December 26, 2012. The yen fell to a 20-month...more
A visitor walks near the logo of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Traders are pictured at their desk in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Remote/Pawel Kopczynski
Our top photos from the past week.
The “Elephant Race” kicks off in Nepal, where the mammals take part in a beauty contest and play an exhibition soccer match among other sports.
A look back at Operation Desert Storm, where U.S. armed forces lead by General Norman Schwarzkopf fought against Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait.
The quieter moments in Syria's battle town.