THE GLOBAL SNAPSHOT

The week in photos: Snow in Sweden, floods in the Philippines, and the docks of LA and NYC

Dec. 4, 2012. A woman runs from a burning barricade during a farm workers strike in the wine producing valley of Franschhoek, outside Cape Town, South Africa.
Dec. 4, 2012. A woman runs from a burning barricade during a strike by farm workers in the wine producing valley of Franschhoek, outside Cape Town, South Africa. (EPA / Nic Bothma)
Dec. 5, 2012. A woman struggles against wind and drifting snow in Stockholm, Sweden
Dec. 5, 2012. A woman struggles against wind and drifting snow in Stockholm, Sweden. (EPA)
Dec. 5, 2012. Residents cross a flooded road after a typhoon in southern Philippines.
Dec. 5, 2012. Residents cross a flooded road after a typhoon in the southern Philippines. (EPA / Francis R. Malasig)
Dec. 6, 2012. A woman walks past riot police during a demonstration commemorating the deadly shooting of a teenager in Athens, Greece.
Dec. 6, 2012. A woman walks past riot police during a demonstration commemorating the deadly shooting of a teenager in Athens, Greece. (EPA / Orestis Panagiotou)
Dec. 4, 2012. Dock cranes stand idle as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union strike putting a halt to most of the work at Los Angeles and Long Beach ports.
Dec. 4, 2012. Dock cranes stand idle as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union strike put a halt to most of the work at Los Angeles and Long Beach ports. It has since been resolved. (Getty Images / Kevork Djansezian)
Dec. 5, 2012. People watch the Art Basel Miami Beach art show video exhibit, Art Video, in SoundScape Park.
Dec. 5, 2012. People watch the Art Basel Miami Beach art show video exhibit, Art Video, in SoundScape Park. (Getty Images / John Parra)
Dec. 3, 2012. A worker carts computers, monitors, and other flood damaged office equipment from businesses affected by Sandy in South Street Seaport, New York City.
Dec. 3, 2012. A worker carts computers, monitors, and other flood damaged office equipment from businesses affected by Superstorm Sandy at the South Street Seaport in New York City. (Getty Images / Spencer Platt)
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