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THE GLOBAL SNAPSHOT

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

By Gloria Dawson
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.
EPA / Nic Bothma
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
Dec. 5, 2012. A woman struggles against wind and drifting snow in Stockholm, Sweden.
EPA / Francis R. Malasig
Dec. 5, 2012. Residents cross a flooded road after a typhoon in the southern Philippines.
EPA / Orestis Panagiotou
Dec. 6, 2012. A woman walks past riot police during a demonstration commemorating the deadly shooting of a teenager in Athens, Greece.
Getty Images / Kevork Djansezian
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 / John Parra
Dec. 5, 2012. People watch the Art Basel Miami Beach art show video exhibit, Art Video, in SoundScape Park.
Getty Images / Spencer Platt
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.