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Photos of the day - October 18, 2013

A flock of cranes flies past the rising moon in Nauen near Berlin, Germany, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. The cranes rest in the wetlands west of Berlin on their way from breeding places in the north to their wintering grounds in the south. (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop)

Photos of the day - October 18, 2013

The best news photos of the day for October 18, 2013.

Protests against the government in Rome, Transport workers strike in

Italy, the “Prince of the Tightrope” walks on a tightrope above the

Great Wall and Luca Grunwald crashes during a free practice session in the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Reuters)