South Africa Holds A National Day Of Prayer For Nelson Mandela
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Dec. 8, 2013. Parishioners attend church services at Regina Mundo Catholic Church as South Africans observe a national day of prayer for Nelson Mandela in Soweto, South Africa.Justin Sullivan—Getty Images
South Africa Holds A National Day Of Prayer For Nelson Mandela
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Dec. 8, 2013. Parishioners attend church services at Regina Mundo Catholic Church as South Africans observe a national day of prayer for Nelson Mandela in Soweto, South Africa.
Justin Sullivan—Getty Images
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Pictures of the Week: December 6 - December 13

Dec 13, 2013

From Obama's selfie at Mandela's memorial service and the execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle to the continuing protests in Kiev and Santa snuggling with a shark, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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