Striking photos taken today around the world

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From heartbreaking images at a slain NYPD officer's funeral, to incredible daily life snapshots in Pakistan, here are some of the most amazing photos from across the globe today.

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Striking photos taken today around the world
Justin Ramos, the son of slain New York City police officer Rafael Ramos, left, is comforted by his mother, Maritza Ramos, following funeral services at Christ Tabernacle Church, in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. Also pictured is officer Ramos' other son, Jaden Ramos, bottom. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Maritza Ramos, center, widow of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos, holds a flag while standing with her two sons, Justin Ramos, left, and Jaden Ramos, following funeral services for officer Ramos at Christ Tabernacle Church, in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Family members of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos, including his son Jaden Ramos, center, and his wife Maritza Ramos, right, arrive before funeral services for officer Ramos at Christ Tabernacle Church, in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Police officers hold hands in prayer during the funeral service of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Thousands of police officers and others salute during the funeral of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos outside the Christ Tabernacle Church, where he was a member, in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself.  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
The casket of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos, center, is carried by pallbearers out of Christ Tabernacle Church following funeral services in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Firefighters arrive for the funeral of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
The sun rises over the Glendale section of Queens where a New York Police Department officer walks toward Christ Tabernacle Church before funeral services for officer Rafael Ramos, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos was killed Dec. 20 along with his partner, Officer Wenjian Liu, as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Thousands of people run during the popular Sao Silvestre road race in downtown Lisbon, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Elderly Pakistani Suraya Abdullah, 68, tends her granddaughter Shameem, 2, lying in a hammock attached on a bed outside their makeshift home in a slum in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
A man walks past a cardboard cutout of Father Christmas and Snow Maiden at a Christmas market in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, with a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin seen in the right hole. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
Bosnian workers rest after marching all night, in an elementary school sports hall, as they reach the city of Orasje, on the border with Croatia, 250 kms north of Sarajevo on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. Nearly 200 employees of Bosnian factories that have closed, leaving them without pay for more than a year, are marching toward Croatia in the hope of getting jobs there. The workers left city of Tuzla in northern Bosnia on a journey of 77 kilometers (47 miles) to the Croatian border. Croatia, a European Union country, is more prosperous than Bosnia, where unemployment is more than 40 percent. Bosnia's transition to capitalism and a market economy, which began two decades ago, included the privatization of state-owned factories, but many of them have gone bankrupt. Existing laws prevent many of the workers from being laid off, but they often don't get paid. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
Cincinnati wide receiver Chris Moore (15) reaches but cannot get to a pass as he is defended by Virginia Tech running back Kyshoen Jarrett (34) during the first half of the Military Bowl NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in Annapolis, Md. Virginia Tech won 33-17. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein, left, battles Louisville's Mangok Mathiang for a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday Dec. 27, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. Kentucky won 58-50. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
Kentucky's Marcus Lee, center, dunks the ball past the defense of Louisville's Shaqquan Aaron, top left, Mangok Mathiang, top right, and Montrezl Harrell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday Dec. 27, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. Kentucky won 58-50. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) and Indiana Pacers forward Lavoy Allen (5) battle for a rebound in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Friday, Dec. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Pistons forward Kyle Singler (25) drives against Indiana Pacers forward David West (21) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Friday, Dec. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Indiana Pacers forward Solomon Hill (44) dunks against the Detroit Pistons in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Friday, Dec. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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