Manouchehr Mottaki, then Iran's foreign minister, speaks during a Dec. 4 news conference in Manama, Bahrain. Nine days later, on Dec. 13, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad abruptly fired Mottaki while he was on state business in Senegal.
Red Shirt anti-government protesters shout slogans and sing songs during a demonstration at the Democracy monument in Bangkok, on Dec. 10. The Thai government recently announced it would lift the state of emergency in place since riots in April and May, the country's worst political violence in years.
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Boo Boo (from left), as voiced by Justin Timberlake, and Yogi Bear, as voiced by Dan Aykroyd, in Warner Bros. Pictures’ live-action/computer-animated adventure in 3D, "Yogi Bear."