North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (front on L) applauds as he is welcomed by members of the military at an undisclosed location, in this still image taken from video shown by North Korea's state-run television KRT on March 8, 2013. North Korea threatened the U.S. on March 7, 2013, with a preemptive nuclear strike, raising the level of rhetoric while the U.N. Security Council considers new sanctions against the reclusive country. REUTERS/KRT via Reuters TV (NORTH KOREA - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ATTENTION EDITORS � THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY NORTH KOREA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORTH KOREA. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORTH KOREA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORTH KOREA - RTR3EPOY. � Reuters TV / Reuters
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Covered by objects placed on it by supporters, the coffin carrying the body of Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez arrives to a military academy near Caracas. Rodrigo Abd has been a staff photographer with the Associated Press since 2003. See more of his work on his Website. AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd
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An Indian forest guard walks past the body of an elephant that was killed after being hit by a speeding train at the Buxa Tiger Reserve, near Alipurduar in West Bengal state, India. AP Photo

A man mourns at the body of a member of the Free Syrian Army who died during clashes, at Bustan al Qasr cemetery in Aleppo

A man mourns at the body of a member of the Free Syrian Army who died during clashes, at Bustan al Qasr cemetery in Aleppo, Syria. Hamid Khatib is a photojournalist stringing for Reuters in Syria.

Ma Gang, 81, stands inside his house next to a portrait of former Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong in Yuangudui village, Gansu Province

Ma Gang, 81, stands inside his house next to a portrait of former Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong in Yuangudui village. Barria is an Argentinean photographer who moved to China in 2010 to document daily life there for Reuters. See more of his work here.

An elderly exercises in the morning as he faces chimneys emitting smoke behind buildings across the Songhua river in Jilin

An elderly man exercises in the morning on the banks of the Songhua River in Jilin, Jilin province, China.

An Afghan woman looks out from a helicopter window at International Airport in Kabul

An Afghan woman looks out from a helicopter window at International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Mohammad Ismail is a photojournalist working for Reuters in Afghanistan.

A man throws a burning effigy depicting outgoing Czech President Vaclav Klaus from the medieval Charles Bridge during a celebration rally for the end of Klaus’ presidency in Prague

A man throws a burning effigy depicting outgoing Czech President Vaclav Klaus from the medieval Charles Bridge during a rally celebrating the end of Klaus’ presidency. David W Cerny is a Reuters staffer based in the Czech republic. See more of his work here.

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