World news in pictures on Dec 10 (Pics)

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Bangalore, Dec 10: Oneindia brings to you important news from across the world in pictures.

In Johannesberg, scores of heads of state and government and other foreign dignitaries, including royalty, are beginning to converge as the final preparations for Tuesday's national memorial service for liberation struggle icon Nelson Mandela are put in place.

In North Korea, a parade of thousands of soldiers was organised commemorating the 70th birthday of the late Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang.

Officials in Iraq said scores have been killed in a car bomb outside a cafe and other attacks in central Iraq on Monday, December 9.

In Russia, hundreds of police in full riot gear flooded into the center of Kiev on Monday as mass anti-government protests gripped the Ukrainian capital for yet another week, raising fears of an imminent crackdown.

In Bangui, both Christian and Muslim mobs went on lynching sprees as French Forces deploy in the capital. At least one Seleka suspect was stoned to death by the crowds.

Johannesberg

Grandson Mandla Mandela, marches with people outside his grandfather, former president Nelson Mandela's home in Johannesburg, South Africa, Monday

In Johannesberg

A dome is erected near to the house of president Nelson Mandela in Qunu, South Africa, Monday

In North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks past his uncle Jang Song Thaek, left, after reviewing a parade of thousands of soldiers

In Baghdad

Security forces inspect the site of a car bomb attack at a cafe in Buhriz 35 miles (60 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq

In Ukraine

Ukrainian riot police displace Pro-European Union activists from the Ukrainian Government buildings in Kiev, Ukraine

In Bangui

French troops patrol past two Seleka, the alliance of mostly Muslim rebel groups, vehicles set on fire by Christian mobs in Bangui, Central African Republic

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(With PTI inputs)

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