January 22, 2014
From The Battle in Kiev: Two Killed in Ukraine Protest, one of 42 photos. A demonstrator throws a stone during clashes between protestors and police in the center of Kiev on January 22, 2014. At least two activists were shot dead today as Ukrainian police stormed protesters’ barricades in Kiev, the first fatalities in two months of anti-government protests. Pitched battles raged in the center of the Ukrainian capital as protesters hurled stones at police and the security forces responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. (Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

From The Battle in Kiev: Two Killed in Ukraine Protest, one of 42 photos. A demonstrator throws a stone during clashes between protestors and police in the center of Kiev on January 22, 2014. At least two activists were shot dead today as Ukrainian police stormed protesters’ barricades in Kiev, the first fatalities in two months of anti-government protests. Pitched battles raged in the center of the Ukrainian capital as protesters hurled stones at police and the security forces responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. (Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

January 13, 2014
From The Carnival of Vevcani, one of 21 photos. A reveler applies a mask before parading the streets during a carnival in the village of Vevcani, some 170 km (106 miles) from the Macedonian capital of Skopje, on January 13, 2013. Vevcani village marks the Orthodox St. Vasilij Day annually with a carnival that features a 1,400-year-old celebration with pagan roots. Highlights of the carnival include a political satire where masked villagers act out current events. (Reuters/Ognen Teofilovski)

From The Carnival of Vevcani, one of 21 photos. A reveler applies a mask before parading the streets during a carnival in the village of Vevcani, some 170 km (106 miles) from the Macedonian capital of Skopje, on January 13, 2013. Vevcani village marks the Orthodox St. Vasilij Day annually with a carnival that features a 1,400-year-old celebration with pagan roots. Highlights of the carnival include a political satire where masked villagers act out current events. (Reuters/Ognen Teofilovski)

June 12, 2013
From More Flooding in Central Europe, one of 24 photos. Here, a garden with a swimming pool is inundated by the waters of the Elbe River during floods near Magdeburg in the state of Saxony Anhalt, on June 10, 2013. Tens of thousands of Germans, Hungarians and Czechs were evacuated from their homes as soldiers raced to pile up sandbags to hold back rising waters in the region’s worst floods in a decade. (Reuters/Thomas Peter)

From More Flooding in Central Europe, one of 24 photos. Here, a garden with a swimming pool is inundated by the waters of the Elbe River during floods near Magdeburg in the state of Saxony Anhalt, on June 10, 2013. Tens of thousands of Germans, Hungarians and Czechs were evacuated from their homes as soldiers raced to pile up sandbags to hold back rising waters in the region’s worst floods in a decade. (Reuters/Thomas Peter)

June 10, 2013
From Down and Out in Athens, one of 23 photos. Alexandros, a 42-year-old from Serres in northern Greece, sits in the abandoned car he lives in, at the port of Piareus near Athens, on April 10, 2013. Alexandros owned a plant shop in Athens until 2010, when it was forced to close, he became homeless soon after. According to Praxis, a non-governmental organization, the number of homeless in Greece has nearly doubled to over 20,000 from 11,000 in 2009. (Reuters/Yannis Behrakis)

From Down and Out in Athens, one of 23 photos. Alexandros, a 42-year-old from Serres in northern Greece, sits in the abandoned car he lives in, at the port of Piareus near Athens, on April 10, 2013. Alexandros owned a plant shop in Athens until 2010, when it was forced to close, he became homeless soon after. According to Praxis, a non-governmental organization, the number of homeless in Greece has nearly doubled to over 20,000 from 11,000 in 2009. (Reuters/Yannis Behrakis)

June 7, 2013
From Flooding Across Central Europe, one of 36 photos. The city hall of Grimma, Germany, surrounded by floodwater, on June 3, 2013. Flooding has spread across a large area of central Europe following heavy rainfall in recent days. Eastern and southern Germany are suffering under floods that in some cases are the worst in 400 years. Tens of thousands of Germans, Hungarians and Czechs were evacuated from their homes as soldiers raced to pile up sandbags to hold back rising waters in the region. (AP Photo/dpa, Jens Wolf)

From Flooding Across Central Europe, one of 36 photos. The city hall of Grimma, Germany, surrounded by floodwater, on June 3, 2013. Flooding has spread across a large area of central Europe following heavy rainfall in recent days. Eastern and southern Germany are suffering under floods that in some cases are the worst in 400 years. Tens of thousands of Germans, Hungarians and Czechs were evacuated from their homes as soldiers raced to pile up sandbags to hold back rising waters in the region. (AP Photo/dpa, Jens Wolf)

April 30, 2013
From The Netherlands Welcomes a New King, one of 29 photos. Newly-crowned Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima appear on the balcony of the Royal Palace with their children, from left: Catharina-Amalia, Ariane, and Alexia in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on April 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

From The Netherlands Welcomes a New King, one of 29 photos. Newly-crowned Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima appear on the balcony of the Royal Palace with their children, from left: Catharina-Amalia, Ariane, and Alexia in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on April 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

February 5, 2013
From Up Helly Aa, one of 21 photos. Flames engulf a viking longboat as it is set on fire during the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland, on January 29, 2013. (Reuters/David Moir)

From Up Helly Aa, one of 21 photos. Flames engulf a viking longboat as it is set on fire during the Up Helly Aa fire festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland, on January 29, 2013. (Reuters/David Moir)

January 29, 2013
From The Wolf Man, one of 18 photos. Wolf researcher Werner Freund lies on the ground next to Mongolian wolves as they devour a deer cadaver in an enclosure at Wolfspark Werner Freund, in Merzig in the German province of Saarland, on January 24, 2013. (Reuters/Lisi Niesner)

From The Wolf Man, one of 18 photos. Wolf researcher Werner Freund lies on the ground next to Mongolian wolves as they devour a deer cadaver in an enclosure at Wolfspark Werner Freund, in Merzig in the German province of Saarland, on January 24, 2013. (Reuters/Lisi Niesner)

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November 12, 2012
From Venice Under Water, one of 29 photos. A man and woman swim in flooded Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square) in Venice, Italy, on November 11, 2012. High tides have flooded Venice, leading Venetians and tourists to don high boots and use wooden walkways to cross Piazza San Marco and other areas under water. (AP Photo/Luigi Costantini)

From Venice Under Water, one of 29 photos. A man and woman swim in flooded Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square) in Venice, Italy, on November 11, 2012. High tides have flooded Venice, leading Venetians and tourists to don high boots and use wooden walkways to cross Piazza San Marco and other areas under water. (AP Photo/Luigi Costantini)

May 22, 2012
From Earthquake in Northern Italy, one of 30 photos. Half of a clock face on Modenesi’s Towers of Finale Emilia, destroyed following an earthquake on May 20, 2012 in Ferrara, Italy. (Roberto Serra/Iguana Press/Getty Images)

From Earthquake in Northern Italy, one of 30 photos. Half of a clock face on Modenesi’s Towers of Finale Emilia, destroyed following an earthquake on May 20, 2012 in Ferrara, Italy. (Roberto Serra/Iguana Press/Getty Images)

February 6, 2012
From Deep Freeze Spreads Across Europe, one of 40 photos. Here, a boy sits in front of an ice covered car in Versoix, near Geneva, Switzerland, on February 5, 2012. Bitterly cold weather sweeping across Europe claimed more victims on Sunday and brought widespread disruption to transport services, with warnings that the chilling temperatures would remain into next week. (Reuters/Denis Balibouse)

From Deep Freeze Spreads Across Europe, one of 40 photos. Here, a boy sits in front of an ice covered car in Versoix, near Geneva, Switzerland, on February 5, 2012. Bitterly cold weather sweeping across Europe claimed more victims on Sunday and brought widespread disruption to transport services, with warnings that the chilling temperatures would remain into next week. (Reuters/Denis Balibouse)