Today in Pictures: Dec. 29, 2011

Locals gather in front of the bodies of people who were killed in a warplane attack in the village of Uludere, Sirnak province, Dec. 29, 2011. Turkish warplanes killed 23 Kurdish villagers in an air strike near the Iraqi border when smugglers were apparently mistaken for PKK militants. (AFP/Getty Images)

A Pakistani girl stands between women waiting to receive a ration of rice during a donated food distribution at the Beri Iman, a shrine of famous Sufi Saint Beri Imam, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Dec. 28, 2011. (Muhammed Muheisen/AP Photo)

Times Square Alliance President Tim Tompkins throws a handful of confetti from eight stories above onto the streets of Times Square, Dec. 29, 2011 in New York. The airworthiness test is in preparation for the release of one ton of confetti by hand from various buildings in Times Square at midnight on New Year's Eve. (Mary Altaffer/AP Photo)

Wishes for 2012 written on confetti that will be released in New York's Times Square during the New Year celebration are on display at the Times Square visitor center, Dec. 29, 2011 in New York. (Mary Altaffer/AP Photo)

A Sikh warrior blows fire from his mouth during a religious procession ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in Jammu, India, Dec. 29, 2011. The birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh guru, will be marked on Dec. 31. (Channi Anand/AP Photo)

Visitors stand in front of a blue-lit church built of snow during its opening in Mitterfirmiansreut, southern Germany, Dec. 28, 2011. The church was opened in the Bavarian Forest two weeks later than planned. (Lukas Barth/dapd/AP Photo)

A man in traditional costume tunes his guitar before performing in a traditional Verdiales Flamenco contest, Dec. 28, 2011 in Malaga, Spain. Verdiales is a style of Flamenco thought to originate near the Andalucian port of Malaga, and is performed during the contest held in the outskirts of the city. (David Ramos/Getty Images)

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