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2015 Pictures of the month : DECEMBER Dec. 01 – Dec. 08:

2015 Pictures of the month : DECEMBER Dec. 01 – Dec. 08 vinhbinh December 19, 2015 1 2015 Pictures of the month : DECEMBER Dec. 01 - Dec. 08 http://www.slideshare.net/vinhbinh2010

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Photographer Pavel Rebrov Location SIMFEROPOL DI, Ukraine Reuters / Thursday, November 26, 2015 Ravshan , a Crimean Tatar, is reflected in a mirror as he eats while using a burning oil lamp due to a power cut inside his house in the village of Strogonovka , Simferopol district, Crimea, November 26, 2015. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov Read more at Reutershttp://www.reuters.com/news/picture/lights-off-in-crimea?articleId=USRTX1WV6O#61f4VhfZRvGiG064.99 Nov. 26 , 2015 December 19, 2015 2

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Photographer XXSTRINGERXX xxxxx Location EL PASO, United States Reuters / Thursday, November 26, 2015 A dog, with his fur dyed green and wearing antlers made out of red fabric, poses for a photograph before participating in the Thanksgiving Day Parade in El Paso, Texas, United States November 26, 2015. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez Nov. 26 , 2015 December 19, 2015 3

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Photographer Kim Kyung Hoon Location ZHANGJIAKOU, CHINA Reuters / Friday, November 27, 2015 Fan Guohui comforts his wife Zheng Qing as they show their son's resting place to reporters on their visit to the graveyard in Zhangjiakou, China, November 22, 2015. Fan Lifeng , the son of Fan Guohui and his wife Zheng Qing, both aged 56, was born in 1984 and died in a car accident in 2012. Fan Guohui has petitioned the government to give financial and moral support to " shidu " parents, those whose only child had died. Zheng Qing...more Nov. 27 , 2015 December 19, 2015 4

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Photographer Pavel Rebrov Location SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine Reuters / Monday, November 30, 2015 A woman and a boy read a book inside a tent opened by the Russian Emergencies Ministry to provide local residents warm meals, electricity to charge their electronic devices and temporary accommodation during the power cuts in Simferopol, Crimea, November 30, 2015. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov Nov. 30 , 2015 December 19, 2015 5

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Photographer Joe Penney Location OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO Reuters / Monday, November 30, 2015 Supporters of President-elect Roch Marc Kabore watch election results at Kabore's campaign headquarters in Ouagadougou, December 1, 2015. Roch Marc Kabore was proclaimed the winner of the presidential election in Burkina Faso and will become the country's first new leader in decades, the Independent National Electoral Commission said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Joe Penney Nov. 30 , 2015 December 19, 2015 6

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A riot police on patrol in COP21, climate change Conference of the United Nations, in Le Bourget, North of Paris, France. Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 8

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Red ribbons, the international symbol of AIDS awareness for emphasis, is lit on the buildings on the Arbat in a campaign to mark World AIDS Day in Moscow, Russia. Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 9

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Prince Harry of England playing Chase win left football with local children in a training session in Durban, South Africa. Prince Harry is in South Africa on behalf of Sentebale , a charity which he founded with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho in memory of their mother. Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 10

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Workers wipe a window office buildings in central Seoul, South Korea. Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 11

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The butterflies God parked on a pine in Angangueo, Mexico. Thousands of Orange and black Princess Butterfly highlights start to where they winter in Central Mexico in the annual migration. Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 12

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A fisherman throw net fishing on the Mekong near Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 13

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A couple walking in the garden of the Hikawa shrine in Shinto wedding tradition in Tokyo, Japan. Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 14

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An Indian man wading through flood waters during heavy rain in the city of Chennai. Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 15

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Photographer Ammar Abdullah Location IDLIB, SYRIA Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A damaged building hit by what local residents said were airstrikes carried out by the Russian air force on a Turkish grain mill factory is seen in the town of Saraqib , in Idlib province, Syria, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah Read more at Reutershttp:// www.reuters.com/news/picture/russias-bombing-campaign-in-syria?articleId=USRTX1WL1C#i4giBFD2E1oVs8zY.99 Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 16

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Photographer Handout . Location HMEYMIM AIR BASE, Syria Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A Russian military engineer uncovers ammunition of a Su-34 fighter bomber at Hmeymim airbase in Syria, in a frame grab taken from footage November 30, 2015. Russian Su-34 fighter bombers flew in Syria for the first time with air-to-air missiles for self-defence on Monday, a Russian air force official told Russian news agencies, less than a week after a Turkish F-16 shot down a Russian jet. REUTERS/Ministry of Defence of the Russian...more Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 17

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Photographer Ammar Abdullah Location IDLIB, SYRIA Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A damaged building hit by what local residents said were airstrikes carried out by the Russian air force on a Turkish grain mill factory is seen in the town of Saraqib , in Idlib province, Syria, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 18

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Prison swap with Nusra Front Photographer Stringer .. Location ARSAL, LEBANON Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front fighters carry their weapons on the back of a pick-up truck during the release of Lebanese soldiers and policemen in Arsal , eastern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, December 1, 2015. Al Qaeda's Syrian wing freed 16 Lebanese soldiers and policemen on Tuesday in exchange for the release of jailed Islamists including the ex-wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 19

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Photographer Mohamed Azakir Location BEIRUT, LEBANON Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A Lebanese policeman who was captured is greeted as he celebrates upon his arrival to Beirut, Lebanon December 1, 2015. The Nusra Front seized the Lebanese 16 months ago during an attack on the Lebanese border town of Arsal , mounted together with the Islamic State jihadist group which is still believed to be holding nine soldiers captured in the incursion. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 20

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Photographer Stringer .. Location ARSAL, LEBANON Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front fighters carry their weapons in Arsal , eastern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, December 1, 2015. The exchange was brokered by Qatar and cast new light on the Gulf state's channels to the Nusra Front, a powerful player in the Syrian war that has been designated a terrorist group by the United Nations and United States. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 21

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Photographer Mohamed Azakir Location BEIRUT, LEBANON Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A Lebanese policeman who was captured celebrates upon his arrival in Beirut, Lebanon December 1, 2015. Masked men armed with assault rifles and waving the Nusra Front flag accompanied the Lebanese captives to the location of the swap in the border zone between Lebanon and Syria, where they were then released to the Red Cross, TV footage showed. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 22

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Photographer Stringer .. Location ARSAL, LEBANON Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front fighters (back L) stand as Lebanese soldiers and policemen (C) are released in Arsal , eastern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, December 1, 2015. Thirteen Islamists in Lebanese jails, including Saja al- Dulaimi , the ex-wife of Baghdadi, were also released. Dulaimi , fully veiled, was shown in live TV footage from the area with her three children who were with her in prison. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 23

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Photographer Aziz Taher Location BEIRUT, LEBANON Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Relatives of captured Lebanese security personnel react ahead of completion of the deal in downtown Beirut, December 1, 2015. "We accomplished the entire agreement with Nusra ," top Lebanese security official Abbas Ibrahim, who oversaw the swap, told Reuters by telephone. "This joy is not complete until the return of those kidnapped by Daesh . We are ready to negotiate with Daesh if we find someone to negotiate with," he said....more Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 24

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Photographer Stringer .. Location ARSAL, LEBANON Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front fighters carry weapons on the back of pick-up trucks during the release in Arsal , eastern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, December 1, 2015. The Nusra Front fighters chanted "God is great" as they arrived with the Lebanese captives in preparation for the swap. One of the captives, interviewed by Al Jazeera, said the group had treated them well. But later, after they safely arrived in Beirut, two of them likened...more Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 25

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Photographer Mohamed Azakir Location BEIRUT, LEBANON Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Lebanon's Prime Minister Tammam Salam stands near Qatar's Ambassador to Lebanon Ali bin Hamad Al Marri as they pose for a photograph with the captured Lebanese soldiers and policemen in Beirut, Lebanon December 1, 2015. "We were in hell. Now we are in a dream," said one during a celebration at the Grand Saray government headquarters in Beirut, where Prime Minister Tammam Salam declared them heroes. "We must strive to liberate the...more Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 26

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Photographer Stringer . Location BAALBEK, LEBANON Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 People take pictures of a convoy of Red Cross vehicles carrying the newly released Lebanese soldiers and policemen as they drive in Baalbek, in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmad Shalha Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 27

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Photographer Jamal Saidi Location BEIRUT, LEBANON Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A relative of one of the Lebanese security personnel who were captured in Arsal by the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, reacts as they celebrate inside a tent that was erected last year during an open-ended sit-in near the government palace in downtown Beirut, December 1, 2015. Al-Qaeda's Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, released Lebanese security personnel held captive since August, 2014 in a swap deal that will also release an ex-wife...more Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 28

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Bedouin wilds of Sinai Photographer Asmaa Waguih Location SOUTH SINAI, EGYPT Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Hikers walk to reach the top of Naqba Rum area in South Sinai, Egypt, November 20, 2015. Bedouins in the "Sinai is Safe" group guided more than 100 hikers over a 15-mile (25-km) trek over the trails of the White Canyon and the Closed Canyon. REUTERS/ Asmaa Waguih Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 29

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Photographer Asmaa Waguih Location SOUTH SINAI, EGYPT Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A hiker takes a photo at the White Canyon area in South Sinai, Egypt, November 20, 2015. The NGO aims to challenge mainstream perceptions of the area by encouraging Nile Valley residents to explore the untamed wilderness with the Bedouin tribes. REUTERS/ Asmaa Waguih Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 30

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Photographer Asmaa Waguih Location SOUTH SINAI, EGYPT Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Camels are seen in the Ras Ghazala area in South Sinai, Egypt, November 21, 2015. Egypt is battling an Islamist insurgency in the Sinai, a strategic peninsula bordering Israel, Gaza and the Suez Canal. REUTERS/ Asmaa Waguih Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 31

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Photographer Asmaa Waguih Location SOUTH SINAI, EGYPT Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Hikers walk through the Wadi Hudra area near Ras Ghazala, South Sinai, Egypt, November 21, 2015. Islamic State claimed responsibility for a bomb that brought down a Russian passenger plane over the Sinai Peninsula in October, killing 224 people. REUTERS/ Asmaa Waguih Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 32

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Photographer Asmaa Waguih Location SOUTH SINAI, EGYPT Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Hikers walk in the Wadi Hudra area in South Sinai, Egypt, November 21, 2015. REUTERS/ Asmaa Waguih Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 33

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Photographer Asmaa Waguih Location SOUTH SINAI, EGYPT Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Hikers walk in the Wadi Hudra area in South Sinai, Egypt, November 21, 2015. REUTERS/ Asmaa Waguih Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 34

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Photographer Asmaa Waguih Location SOUTH SINAI, EGYPT Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Hikers hold a banner that reads "Stand up for Sinai" as they reach the top of Naqba Rum area in South Sinai, Egypt, November 20, 2015. REUTERS/ Asmaa Waguih Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 35

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Photographer Asmaa Waguih Location SOUTH SINAI, EGYPT Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Hikers are seen on top of the Naqba Rum area in South Sinai, Egypt, November 20, 2015. REUTERS/ Asmaa Waguih Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 36

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Photographer Asmaa Waguih Location SOUTH SINAI, EGYPT Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Hikers take a selfie at the White Canyon in South Sinai, Egypt, November 20, 2015. REUTERS/ Asmaa Waguih Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 37

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Photographer Asmaa Waguih Location SOUTH SINAI, EGYPT Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Hikers walk around the Ain Hudra area in southern Sinai, Egypt, November 20, 2015. REUTERS/ Asmaa Waguih Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 38

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Photographer China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC Location BEIJING, CHINA Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A resident rides an electric bicycle across a street amid heavy smog as vehicles wait for a traffic light next to a statue of pandas, a landmark of the Wangjing area in Beijing, China, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/China Daily Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 39

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Photographer Jason Lee Location BEIJING, China Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Vehicles pass a road as smog covers Beijing on an extremely polluted day, December 1, 2015. The Chinese characters on the electronic board to the right read, "low visibility, slow down". REUTERS/Jason Lee Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 40

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Photographer China Stringer Network Location BEIJING, CHINA Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 People visit the Temple of Heaven amid heavy smog in Beijing, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 41

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Photographer Damir Sagolj Location BEIJING, CHINA Reuters / Monday, November 30, 2015 People wear protective masks on an extremely polluted morning in Beijing, China December 1, 2015. REUTERS/ Damir Sagolj Nov. 30 , 2015 December 19, 2015 42

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Photographer Jason Lee Location BEIJING, China Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A woman wearing a protective mask walks along a traditional alleyway, or hutong, in Beijing, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Jason Lee Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 43

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Photographer China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC Location BEIJING, CHINA Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A man pulls his luggage past electronic screens showing the Olympic Green park under blue skies, near the National Stadium (R), or the Bird's Nest, amid heavy smog in Beijing, China, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/China Daily Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 44

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Photographer Christian Hartmann Location LE BOURGET, France Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Participants take a break during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 45

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Photographer Jacky Naegelen Location LE BOURGET, France Reuters / Monday, November 30, 2015 A visitor takes pictures of Chinese ecology awareness posters on display during the opening day of the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, November 30, 2015. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen Nov. 30 , 2015 December 19, 2015 46

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Photographer Jacky Naegelen Location LE BOURGET, France Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A woman looks at the stand "Ocean and Climate" in the Climate Generations area during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 47

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A woman checks her smartphone in the alleys of the COP21, the United Nations Climate Change Conference Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 in Le Bourget, north of Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena ) Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 48

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Photographer Handout . Location SAN FRANCISCO, United States Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, and wife Priscilla Chan said they plan to give away 99 percent of their fortune in Facebook stock to a new charity the couple were creating, while announcing the birth of their first child on Tuesday. The couple's announcement is the latest example of the increasingly public philanthropy of the world's richest people. REUTERS/Courtesy of Mark Zuckerberg Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 49

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President Obama began the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a meeting in Paris on 1-01-2015. Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 50

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Romanian special forces servicemen wait on a bus before the beginning of the national day celebrations in Bucharest, Romania, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. Thousands gathered to watch the annual military parade.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda ) Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 51

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North Korean school girls holding brooms bow to pay their respects toward a mural which shows the late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung delivering a speech, before sweeping the area surrounding this mural on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E ) Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 52

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A couple passes by the red ribbon, the international symbol for AIDS awareness, on the stairs during a campaign to mark World AIDS Day in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. World AIDS Day is observed on Dec. 1 every year to increase awareness about the AIDS. The letters read " A campaign for the prevention of AIDS" (AP Photo/ Ahn Young- joon ) Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 53

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Egyptian Al- Azhar students wait for Sheikh Ahmed el- Tayeb , Grand Imam of Al- Azhar , the pre-eminent institute of Islamic learning in the Sunni Muslim world, to deliver a speech to university students and clerics, at Cairo University, Egypt, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/ Nariman El- Mofty ) Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 54

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Photographer Damir Sagolj Location BEIJING, CHINA Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Labourers work at a construction site on a sunny day with no pollution after a period of hazardous, choking smog that was blanketing Beijing, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/ Damir Sagolj Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 55

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An Iraqi refugee from Mosul holds up his daughter after their arrival on a small vessel with about 150 other refugees and migrants, from the Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. Authorities in northwestern Turkey on Monday rounded up some 1,300 asylum seekers and migrants allegedly preparing to make their way into Greece. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios) Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 56

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Photographer Alexandros Avramidis Location IDOMENI, GREECE Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Stranded migrants shout slogans during a protest demanding to cross the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni , Greece, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 57

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Photographer Alexandros Avramidis Location IDOMENI, GREECE Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A stranded migrant, wearing a noose around his neck, protests next to a border fence reinforced with barbed wire, demanding to cross the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni , Greece, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 58

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Photographer Muhammad Hamed Location KARAK, Jordan Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A prisoner trains in carpentry at the Swaqa Correction and Rehabilitation Center, near the city of Karak , November 30, 2015. Prison officials at Swaqa say that the center has one of the world's best success rates in decreasing repeat offenses. Only seven percent of prisoners, who undergo training and participate in qualification courses for two years at Swaqa , commit a second crime, according to the center's director Colonel Talal ...more Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 59

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Photographer Carlos Jasso Location Guna Yala , PANAMA Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Cuban migrants help a child as they walk down crossing the border from Colombia through the jungle into La Miel , in the province of Guna Yala , Panama, December 1, 2015. According to local authorities in La Miel , some 100 to 150 Cubans have been entering Panama from Colombia every day for the last three months. Scores of Cubans have come to Panama as they seek overland passage towards the United States fearing a recent detente...more Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 60

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Photographer Osman Orsal Location ISTANBUL, TURKEY Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Forensic officers work on the blast scene in Istanbul, Turkey, December 1, 2015. Five people were injured when a pipe bomb exploded on an overpass near an Istanbul metro station on Tuesday, the district mayor said, halting some train operations and heightening security fears in Europe's biggest city. Turkey has been on high alert since more than 100 people were killed by two suicide bombers in the capital Ankara in October, three...more Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 61

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Photographer Wong Campion Location KUNMING, China Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 A participant is seen under a beam of light as hundreds of people ride indoor bicycles during a campaign to promote body-building exercises, at a gymnasium in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Wong Campion Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 62

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Photographer Sidney Seshibedi Location PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA Reuters / Tuesday, December 01, 2015 View of the prison cell occupied before the release on parole by Oscar Pistorius at the Kgosi Mampuru II Correctional Centre in Pretoria, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Sydney Seshibedi Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 63

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People watch as the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is lit during a ceremony in New York. The Norway Spruce tree stands at about 78 feet tall and is lit with over 40,000 multi-colored LED lights. • Tuesday in Pictures: December 1 Julie Jacobson / AP Dec. 01 , 2015 December 19, 2015 64

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Photographer Alexandros Avramidis Location IDOMENI, GREECE Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A stranded migrant boy plays with a ball at a makeshift camp next to the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni , Greece December 2, 2015. Picture taken from the Greek side of the border. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 66

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P hotographer Peter Nicholls Location LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A police officer negotiates with an anti-war protestor who has crawled under a lorry outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 67

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Photographer John Vizcaino Location BOGOTA, COLOMBIA Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Police officers carry the remains of a woman found in a dump near downtown Bogota December 2, 2015. Colombian police arrested a man named Fredy Valencia, who confessed to killing seven women. Forensic officers have recovered four dismembered bodies and there are believed to be three more bodies buried in the landfill, authorities said. REUTERS/John Vizcaino Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 68

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Photographer MAXIM ZMEYEV Location Lipetsk, Russia Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Members of an honor guard stand at attention next to the coffin holding the body of Oleg Peshkov , a Russian pilot of the downed SU-24 jet, during a funeral ceremony at a cemetary in Lipetsk, Russia, December 2, 2015. Peshkov was awarded the Hero of Russia award posthumously. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 69

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Photographer MAXIM ZMEYEV Location Lipetsk, Russia Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Fellow pilots acting as pallbearers carry the coffin holding the body of Oleg Peshkov , a Russian pilot of the downed SU-24 jet, during a memorial service in Lipetsk, Russia, December 2, 2015. Peshkov was awarded the Hero of Russia award posthumously. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 70

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Photographer Pavel Rebrov Location Yevpatoriya , Ukraine Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A single light illuminates a room during a blackout at a residential building in Yevpatoriya , Crimea, December 2, 2015. Ukraine's government has asked Tatar activists to allow repairs to the Kakhova-Tital electricity line to Crimea, but will only start resuming power supplies to the peninsula at a time agreed with the activists, the energy minister said on Monday. REUTERS/Pavel Rebrov Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 71

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Photographer Carlos Jasso Location Guna Yala , PANAMA Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Cuban Alberto Cruz, 40, a baker, poses for a photograph after he crossed the border from Colombia through the jungle into La Miel , in the province of Guna Yala , Panama, December 2, 2015. According to local authorities in La Miel , some 100 to 150 Cubans have been entering Panama from Colombia every day for the last three months. Scores of Cubans have come to Panama as they seek overland passage towards the United States fearing a...more Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 72

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Photographer Carlos Jasso Location Guna Yala , PANAMA Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Cuban Lazara Suarez, 50, an economist, wipes her tears as she poses for a photograph after she crossed the border from Colombia through the jungle into La Miel , in the province of Guna Yala , Panama December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 73

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Photographer Mike Theiler Location WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A portrait of the 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln flanks a pair of Christmas trees, toys, Nutcracker dolls and trimmings, in the State Dining Room of the White House, a preview of Holiday decorations being assembled for the season, in Washington, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Theiler Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 74

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Photographer Mike Theiler Location WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 The White House created in brown chocolate, is decorated with a wreath, toys, Nutcracker dolls and trimmings, in the State Dining Room of the White House. REUTERS/Mike Theiler Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 75

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Photographer Mike Theiler Location WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A decorated Christmas tree almost reaches the ceiling of the Blue Room of the White House. REUTERS/Mike Theiler Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 76

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Photographer Mike Theiler Location WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A bust of the 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is seen next to a Christmas tree in a hallway of the White House. REUTERS/Mike Theiler Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 77

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Shooting in San Bernardino Photographer Mario Anzuoni Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 An SUV with its windows shot out that police suspect was the getaway vehicle from at the scene of a shooting in San Bernardino, California, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 78

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Photographer Mario Anzuoni Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A police helicopter flies over emergency vehicles during a manhunt which followed a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 79

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Photographer Mike Blake Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A police SWAT team searches a church during a manhunt after a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 80

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Photographer Mario Anzuoni Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Police vehicles crowd a street during a manhunt which followed a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 81

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Photographer Mario Anzuoni Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Police officers transport bystanders from the area after at least one person opened fire at a social services agency in San Bernardino, California December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 82

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The first rescue workers outside the social services center in Southern California, in San Bernardino, where one or more gunmen shot several people, on 2-12-2015. Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 83

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Police officers conduct a manhunt for a suspect after a mass shooting in San Bernardino. Mike Blake / Reuters Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 84

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A couple embraces following a shooting rampage that killed at least 14 people and wounded others at Inland Regional Center, a facility for people with developmental disabilities, in San Bernardino, California, on Dec. 2, 2015. • Gallery: Deadly Mass Shooting in San Bernardino David Bauman / Orange County Register via Zuma Press Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 85

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Authorities searched an area near where police blocked the SUV car of the gunmen in the city of San Bernardino, California, on 2 December, 2015. Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 86

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Walter DeLeon poses with a copy of his driver’s license photo on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in Covina, Calif. DeLeon lost a quarter of his skull, almost all his eyesight, the ability to walk, and has trouble speaking after being shot by a Los Angeles police officer as he walked unarmed to a local park on June 19. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 87

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Battling Islamic State for oil Photographer Handout . Location MOSCOW, Russia Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 An undated frame grab taken from a video made available by the Russian Defence Ministry in Moscow, Russia December 2, 2015, shows the Turkish-Syrian border crossing. Russia's defense ministry officials displayed satellite images on Wednesday which they said showed columns of tanker trucks loading with oil at installations controlled by Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, and then crossing the border into neighboring Turkey....more Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 88

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Photographer Sergei Karpukhin Location Moscow, Russia Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 De fence ministry officials sit under screens with satellite images on display during a briefing in Moscow, Russia, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 89

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Photographer Handout . Location BORDER CROSSING, Turkey Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 An undated still image taken from a video made available by the Russian Defence Ministry in Moscow, Russia December 2, 2015, shows the Turkish-Syrian border crossing. REUTERS/Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via Reuters Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 90

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Loved ones mourn over the coffins of seven family members who drowned as they attempted to cross the Aegean sea to reach Europe, at a camp for the displaced in Irbil, northern Iraq, on Dec. 1. The family, who drowned on Nov. 17, had been living at the camp since fleeing ISIS militants on the plains of Nineveh last year . Photo made availabe Dec. 2. Alice Martins / AP Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 91

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A squirrel stretches out on a pile of sacks at a grain market in Chandigarh, India. Ajay Verma / Reuters Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 92

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A Macedonian police officer hits a stranded migrant attempting to cross the border from Greece into Macedonia. Alexandros Avramidis / Reuters Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 93

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Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi , right, shakes hand with Myanmar military commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing , prior to their meeting at the military headquarters in Naypyitaw , Myanmar's capital. Aung San Suu Kyi met with Myanmar's president and the army chief for their first official talks since her party won a landmark election. Lynn Bo Bo / EPA Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 94

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Morning commuters walk in front of the China Central Television building on a smoggy Dec. 1 and on a sunny Dec. 2 after a cold front cleared the smog that was blanketing Beijing. Damir Sagolj / Reuters Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 95

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Germany's Wolfgang Kimmig-Liebe , who has been volunteering as Santa Claus for years, is searched by a police officer before entering St. Peter's Square at the Vatican to attend Pope Francis' general audience. Alessandra Tarantino / AP Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 96

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Cranes and residential buildings peek out through thick fog in Anyang, China. China Stringer Network / Reuters Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 97

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Visitors are seen in the steam from the geothermal springs of Hell Valley in the Beitou area of Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. The Japanese introduced the “ Onsen ”, or hot spring bathing culture, to Taiwan during its colonial rule over a century ago. (AP Photo/Wally Santana) Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 98

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An Egyptian woman carries her daughter as she votes at a polling station during the second day of the runoff to the second phase of the parliamentary election in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil) Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 99

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A North Korean traffic police woman directs vehicles at an intersection on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea as residents commute at the end of a work day. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 100

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A seagull stands on the art-work “Where the Tides Ebb and Flow” by Argentinian artist Pedro Marzorati installed in a pond at the Montsouris park during the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Paris, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Francois Mori) Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 101

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A woman walks along the edge of the historic Sutro Baths, once the world’s largest indoor swimming pool facility, after the sun set in San Francisco, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 102

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Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies’ employees watch from a distance the Momotombo volcano’s eruption and lava flow, in the rural community of Papalonal , in Leon, Nicaragua, Wednesday, Dec, 2, 2015. Quiet for many years, the volcano emitted some glowing rock on Wednesday, after gas and ash emissions began Tuesday. In 1610, the city of Leon was destroyed during an eruption of the Momotombo and was relocated west, where it is currently located. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix) Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 103

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Members of the Indian Navy band perform a fire act during rehearsals for Naval Day celebrations in Mumbai, India, Wednesday Dec.2, 2015. India celebrates Navy Day on Dec. 4. (AP Photo/ Rafiq Maqbool ) Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 104

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Confetti falls in front of Argentina’s Huracan fans before a first-leg Sudamericana soccer final against Colombia’s Independiente Santa Fe in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano ) Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 105

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Photographer Benoit Tessier Location PARIS, France Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A woman looks at a mass of ice harvested from Greenland during an installation on Place du Pantheon for a project called Ice Watch Paris, in Paris, December 3, 2015. The World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) continues at Le Bourget near the French capital. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 106

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Photographer Carlos Jasso Location Guna Yala , PANAMA Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A tourist walks past wet clothes from Cuban migrants in La Miel , in the province of Guna Yala , Panama December 2, 2015. According to local authorities in La Miel , some 100 to 150 Cubans have been entering Panama from Colombia every day for the last three months. Scores of Cubans have come to Panama as they seek overland passage towards the United States fearing a recent detente between Washington and Havana could end their...more Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 107

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Photographer Gary Cameron Location MANASSAS, UNITED STATES Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) autographs the chest of a woman at his campaign rally in Manassas, Virginia December 2, 2015. Republican presidential front-runner Trump said on Wednesday his plan for combating Islamic State militants involves targeting not just the group's fighters but also their families. REUTERS/Gary Cameron Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 108

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Photographer Russell Cheyne Location LOSSIEMOUTH, UNITED KINGDOM Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A Royal Air Force Tornado takes off from RAF Lossiemouth with the moon seen in the background, in Scotland, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 109

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Photographer Joshua Roberts Location WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks at an event hosted by the Economic Club of Washington in Washington December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 110

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Photographer Peter Nicholls Location LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Anti-war protestors block the road during a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 111

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Photographer Alexander Ermochenko Location Donetsk, Ukraine Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Prosthetic legs are displayed at the Orthopedic Center in Donetsk, Ukraine, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 112

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Photographer Philimon Bulawayo Location HARARE, ZIMBABWE Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan (R) watch an elephant during their visit to a private wildlife sanctuary in Harare, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/ Philimon Bulawayo Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 113

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Photographer Carlos Jasso Location Guna Yala , PANAMA Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A Cuban migrant shouts "Cuba" after arriving to the beach after crossing the border from Colombia through the jungle as tourist stand by in La Miel , in the province of Guna Yala , Panama December 2, 2015. According to local authorities in La Miel , some 100 to 150 Cubans have been entering Panama from Colombia every day for the last three months. Scores of Cubans have come to Panama as they seek overland passage towards the United...more Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 114

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Photographer Peter Nicholls Location LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 An anti-war protestor cries after the British parliament voted in favour of air strikes against militants in Syria, during a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 115

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India's flood of a century Photographer Reuters Photographer Location CHENNAI, INDIA Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Flooded areas are pictured on the outskirts of Chennai, India, December 2, 2015. India's fourth most populous city saw only slight rains on Thursday, but water levels had not receded since a day earlier, when a massive release of water from a brimming reservoir swamped low-lying areas of the city. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 116

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Photographer Stringer . Location CHENNAI, INDIA Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A man carries a girl through a flooded road in Chennai, India, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 117

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Photographer Stringer . Location CHENNAI, INDIA Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 People travel on a boat as they move to safer places through a flooded road in Chennai, India, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 118

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Photographer Stringer . Location CHENNAI, INDIA Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 A man walks through a flooded residential area in Chennai, India, December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 119

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Photographer Darren Staples Location LEICESTER, Cyprus Reuters / Wednesday, December 02, 2015 RAF personnel work on a British Tornado after it returned from a mission at RAF Akrotiri in southern Cyprus December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Darren Staples Dec. 02 , 2015 December 19, 2015 120

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Photographer Alkis Konstantinidis Location ATHENS, GREECE Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 Passers-by (L) flee as a petrol bomb explodes among Greek riot police officers following brief clashes between police and protesters during a protest marking a 24-hour strike in Athens, Greece, December 3, 2015. Striking Greek workers will take to the streets on Thursday, disrupting transport, shutting schools and keeping ships docked at port in the second major protest against planned pension cuts in three weeks. REUTERS/ Alkis ...more Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 122

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Photographer Eric Gaillard Location PARIS, France Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A French police officer escorts Australian environmental activists called Climate Guardian Angels during a demonstration as part of the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) in Paris, France, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 123

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Photographer Steve Marcus Location Las Vegas, United States Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 Singer Lady Gaga performs during Sinatra 100 - An All-Star Grammy Concert in Las Vegas, Nevada December 2, 2015. The star-studded tribute was held to mark the would-be 100th birthday of legendary performer Frank Sinatra on December 12. REUTERS/Steve Marcus Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 124

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Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 125 A boy passing by Christmas decorations outside a house in Cainta , Rizal province, east of Manila, Philippines.

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British fighter aircraft on the runway at an air base near the coastal city of Limassol, Cyprus, June 3-12 – 2015. Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 126

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Photographer Alexandros Avramidis Location IDOMENI, GREECE Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A stranded migrant holding a baby shouts next to a Greek police cordon following scuffles at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni , Greece, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 127

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Photographer Charles Platiau Location PARIS, France Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 Members of the Sport Saber League practice light saber during a training session in Paris, November 10, 2015. Three "Star Wars" fans opened the French Academy of the Sport Saber League in September due to the increased interest in light saber fighting ahead of the upcoming "The Force Awakens". REUTERS/Charles Platiau Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 128

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Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 129 A plane partially submerged in flood waters in the city of Chennai, India.

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A model view mobile phones before the opening of an exhibition in the city of Bucharest, Romania. Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 130

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Protestors face policemen during a protest against a constitutional amendment that will allow the re-elected indefinitely, in the capital, Quito, Ecuador. Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 131

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Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 132 Thai Royal Guards parade in front of the Grand Palace in a military parade to celebrate the upcoming birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok, Thailand. The king is revered, the longest reigning world, turns 88 years old on December 5.

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Photographer Anindito Mukherjee Location CHENNAI, India Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A view of a partially submerged power sub-station is seen in a flood-affected area in Chennai, India, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/ Anindito Mukherjee Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 133

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Photographer Anindito Mukherjee Location CHENNAI, India Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 Residents watch from their partially flooded houses at a neighborhood in Chennai, India, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/ Anindito Mukherjee Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 134

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Photographer Arnd Wiegmann Location ZURICH, Switzerland Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 People are silhouetted outside the Baur au Lac hotel where Swiss police arrested FIFA officials, in Zurich, Switzerland, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 135

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Photographer China Stringer Network Location HANGZHOU, CHINA Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A security personnel (R) tries to stop a man from swimming away after being caught swimming in the West Lake, which is a violation of the resort's regulations, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 136

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Photographer Stringer . Location SINJAR, Iraq Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A tunnel used by Islamic State militants is seen in the town of Sinjar, Iraq December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Ari Jalal Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 137

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Photographer Stringer . Location SINJAR, Iraq Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A tunnel used by Islamic State militants is seen in the town of Sinjar, Iraq December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Ari Jalal Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 138

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Photographer Stringer . Location SINJAR, Iraq Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A member of the peshmerga forces inspects a tunnel used by Islamic State militants in the town of Sinjar, Iraq December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Ari Jalal Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 139

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Photographer Stringer . Location SINJAR, Iraq Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A tunnel used by Islamic State militants is seen in the town of Sinjar, Iraq December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Ari Jalal Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 140

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Photographer Stringer . Location SINJAR, Iraq Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A tunnel used by Islamic State militants is seen in the town of Sinjar, Iraq December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Ari Jalal Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 141

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Photographer Stringer . Location SINJAR, Iraq Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A tunnel used by Islamic State militants is seen in the town of Sinjar, Iraq December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Ari Jalal Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 142

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Photographer Stringer . Location SINJAR, Iraq Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A tunnel used by Islamic State militants is seen in the town of Sinjar, Iraq December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Ari Jalal Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 143

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Photographer Stringer .. Location OVIEDO, SPAIN Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 Firefighters demonstrate by lighting themselves on fire in front of a regional government building to demand more work safety measures and against what they say is a covert privatisation of their sector, in Oviedo, northern Spain, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 144

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Photographer Kevin Lamarque Location WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 President Barack Obama hugs Santa Claus as Muppet character Miss Piggy watches during the National Christmas Tree Lighting and Pageant of Peace ceremony on the Ellipse in Washington December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 145

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Photographer Handout . Location CAIRNS, Australia Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A saltwater crocodile throws another crocodile in the air before eating it at the Catfish Waterhole in the Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park located in northern Queensland, Australia, in this picture taken on October 26, 2015.REUTERS/Sandra Bell/Handout Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 146

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Photographer Charles Platiau Location PARIS, France Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 Marion (L) and Nikola (R), members of the Sport Saber League, pose with their light sabers in front of the Eiffel tower in Paris, France, November 26, 2015. Three "Star Wars" fans opened the French Academy of the Sport Saber League in September 2015 due to the increase interest for light saber fighting and the upcoming movie "The Force Awakens" which will premier in Paris, December 16th, two days before its worldwide official...more Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 147

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Photographer China Stringer Network Location SHIJIAZHUANG, CHINA Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A woman takes pictures with her mobile phone at a building, which is made by half of a replica of the Qinian Hall of the Temple of the Heaven (R) and half of a western building, at a studio for productions of films and television shows on the outskirts of Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 148

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Photographer Arnd Wiegmann Location ZURICH, Switzerland Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 FIFA's acting president Issa Hayatou wipes his forehead during a news conference after a meeting of the Executive Committee at FIFA's headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 149

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Photographer JAMES LAWLER DUGGAN Location WASHINGTON, United States Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 Former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks before the unveiling of a marble bust of Cheney in the US Capitol in Washington, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 150

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Photographer Gleb Garanich Location KIEV, Ukraine Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A building is reflected on bonnets of cars as they queue in a traffic jam in central Kiev, Ukraine December 3, 2015. REUTERS/ Gleb Garanich Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 151

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Photographer Jason Miczek Location PAGELAND, United States Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 Stacks of guns are seen in a shipping container belonging to Brent Nicholson in Pageland, South Carolina, November 10, 2015. Inside Brent Nicholson's house, guns were everywhere: rifles and shotguns piled in the living room, halls and bedrooms; handguns littering tables and countertops. Outside, when sheriff's investigators rolled up the door on the pre-fab metal garage, more arms spilled out at their feet. The question of how one...more Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 152

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Photographer POOL New Location KERBALA, Iraq Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 Shi'ite Muslim pilgrims reach out to touch the tomb of Imam al-Abbas located inside the Imam al-Abbas shrine to mark Arbaeen , in the holy city of Kerbala , southwest of Baghdad, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmed al-Husseini Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 153

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Photographer Mario Anzuoni Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 An attendee reflects on the tragedy of Wednesday's attack during a candlelight vigil in San Bernardino, California, December 3, 2015. California shooter Syed Rizwan Farook , 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, his wife and mother of his 6-month-old daughter, were killed in a shootout with police after the couple opened fire at the Inland Regional Center social services agency in the city of San Bernardino, killing 14 people. REUTERS/Mario...more Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 154

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Photographer Mike Blake Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A police officer picks up a weapon from the scene of the investigation around the area of the SUV vehicle where two suspects were shot by police following a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 155

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Photographer Handout . Location SAN BERNARDINO, UNITED STATES Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 Ammunition confiscated from the attack in San Bernardino. REUTERS/San Bernardino County Sheriffs Department Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 156

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Photographer Handout . Location SAN BERNARDINO, UNITED STATES Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 Weapons confiscated from the attack in San Bernardino. REUTERS/San Bernardino County Sheriffs Department Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 157

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Photographer Mario Anzuoni Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 A law enforcement officer looks over the evidence near the remains of a SUV involved in the Wednesdays attack is shown in San Bernardino, California, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 158

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Photographer Mario Anzuoni Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 Weapons and other evidence are shown on a tarp near a SUV involved in the Wednesdays attack is shown in San Bernardino, California, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 160

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Photographer Mario Anzuoni Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Thursday, December 03, 2015 FBI investigators sort through contents of the garage of the suspects involved in the Wednesdays attack in the aerial photo in Redlands, California, December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Dec. 03 , 2015 December 19, 2015 161

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A man washing his three-wheeled vehicle on the Sardaryab River in Charsadda , near Peshawar city, Pakistan. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 163

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Those characters as Storm Troopers shooting at the Star Wars films are called "For The Love of The Force" in the city of Manchester, Northern England. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 164

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A man carries the gas tanks to wade through flood water on a road in the city of Chennai, India. Thousands of rescue workers are hustling to evacuate flood victims in the State of Tamil Nadu, has led 300 people killed since 9 November. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 165

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Smoke rises above the city of Taormina, Italy, in an eruption of Mount Etna, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, near Catania. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 166

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A man sitting reading the paper under the canopy of autumn in a park in Tokyo. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 167

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People gathered around the Cafe La Bonne Biere in Paris has just reopened. This Cafe is where five people were killed when Muslim extremist gunmen who executed the attacks of terrorism in Paris on November 13. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 168

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A woman drinking coffee before the artificial flowers in the exhibition "Memorial and Stone Working-2015" in Minsk, Belarus. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 169

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The Christmas tree in the Christmas Market in the city centre of Frankfurt, Germany. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 170

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Frost was the Berry volatile wind blown after a snow storm on Mount Little Jackson, near Weld, Maine, United States of America. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 171

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Paramilitary police of Italy before the Basilica of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, Italy. Pilgrims and tourists are flocking to the Holy Year until November 20, 2016, posing logistical challenges for both the Vatican and the Italian security forces. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 172

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The young ballet dancers watch the troupe's dancers rehearsing for the play "The Nutcracker" in the city of Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 3, 2015. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 173

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Egyptian police guarding the scene of restaurant El Sayad was attacked in Cairo. More than a dozen people dead and injured in the train bombings. News said the three men on a motorcycle threw petrol bombs into this nightclub in Agouza and then escaped. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 174

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Authorities investigate the scene of the bombed nightclub in the city of Cairo, Egypt, on 4-12-2015. Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 175

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Photographer Ibraheem Abu Mustafa Location RAFAH, Palestinian Territories Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 A Palestinian boy looks out a bus window as he waits with his family to cross into Egypt at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip December 4, 2015. Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Thursday for two days to allow Palestinians on humanitarian grounds to travel in and out of the Gaza Strip, officials said. REUTERS/ Ibraheem Abu Mustafa Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 176

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Photographer Yannis Behrakis Location IDOMENI, Greece Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 A refugee girl cries after passing through a Greek police cordon before crossing the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni , Greece December 4, 2015. REUTERS/ Yannis Behrakis Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 177

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Aftermath in San Bernardino Photographer Mario Anzuoni Location REDLANDS, United States Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 News media look at documents left inside the home of suspects Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik in Redlands, California, December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Read more at Reutershttp://www.reuters.com/news/picture/aftermath-in-san-bernardino?articleId=USRTX1X8X4#wqZcPVW4wpySMAFH.99 Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 178

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Photographer Reuters Photographer Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 The mosque where shooting suspect Syed Rizwan Farook was seen two to three times a week at lunch time, is shown in San Bernardino, California, December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 179

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Photographer Reuters Photographer Location RIVERSIDE, United States Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 Shown is the home of the mother of shooting suspect Syed Farook in Riverside, California, December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 180

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Photographer Mario Anzuoni Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 Frank Flores leaves flowers at a pop-up memorial for the victims of Wednesday's attacks in San Bernardino, California, December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 181

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Photographer Handout . Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 Michael Wetzel, 37, Lake Arrowhead - Survived by his wife Renee and six children, ranging in age from 1 year old to 14, according to a post on his church's website. He was a spiritual leader to his family, according to his pastor, Rod Akins of the Church of the Woods. Akins posted a statement from Renee on the church's website, along with photos of the family and a video of Wetzel helping to lead the Advent service on Nov. 30....more Photographer Handout . Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 Sierra Clayborn, 27, Moreno Valley - "I love hanging out with friends and I love my blooming career in public and environmental health," Clayborn wrote on her Facebook page. "I am a creative individual with a fun outlook on life. I love my life." Tamishia Clayborn, who identified herself as Clayborn's sister in a Facebook message, wrote: "RIP Baby sis I love you more than you ever knew. You were taken too soon. My heart is broken....more Photographer Handout . Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 Nicholas Thalasinos , 52, Colton - Survived by his wife of 14 years, Jennifer, according to the Los Angeles Times. She told the newspaper her husband was a health inspector who worked with shooting suspect Syed Farook . The couple were Messianic Jews, his wife said. Thalasinos wore tzitzit , traditional fringe tassels, as well as a tie clip with the Star of David. "My husband was just a very devout believer," she told the newspaper....more Photographer Handout . Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 Aurora Godoy, 26, San Jacinto - Wife, mother of a two-year-old boy, married in 2012, according to an online fundraising page and her Facebook account. She was a fan of NFL team the Green Bay Packers. "Aurora was a beautiful 26-year-old woman who is leaving behind a beautiful baby boy named Alexander Godoy and loving husband, James Godoy," a message on a GoFundMe page said. "The Godoy family has always been positive, fun, loving."...more Dec. 04 , 2015 December 19, 2015 183

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Photographer Handout . Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 Larry Daniel Kaufman, 42, Rialto - Ran the coffee shop in a building at the Inland Regional Center. Survived by his boyfriend, Ryan Reyes, according to the Los Angeles Times. Reyes told CNN that Kaufman was popular for his outgoing personality and that for years he played an active role in staging a local Renaissance faire. "One of those people that everybody loved, got along with everybody, the life of the party, always funny,...more Photographer Handout . Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 Shannon Johnson, 45, Los Angeles - Johnson lived in the Koreatown section of Los Angeles with his girlfriend and rose before dawn every day to travel to San Bernardino, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a statement. His girlfriend, Mandy Pfifer , is a longtime member of the mayor's crisis response team. "We offer our full support to Mandy in this unimaginably difficult time, and I send my deepest condolences to Shannon�s ...more Photographer Handout . Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 Robert Adams, 40, Yucaipa - Married, father of young daughter, according to an online fundraising page. Adams enjoyed playing video games and discussing politics, at times sharing news reports and comments on the U.S. response to Islamic State militants, and was also a proud and happy father to his daughter, according to messages from people who identified themselves as his friends on the fundraising page and photos and comments on...more Photographer Handout . Location SAN BERNARDINO, United States Reuters / Friday, December 04, 2015 Damian Meins , 58, Riverside. /Via Social Media December 19, 2015 184

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Photographer Stringer . Location MULTAN, PAKISTAN Reuters / Saturday, December 05, 2015 A man rides a motorcycle past the main gate of the Bahauddin Zakariya University, where Tashfeen Malik studied, in Multan, Pakistan, December 5, 2015. Malik and her husband Syed Rizwan Farook committed the fatal shooting at the Inland Regional Center social services agency in San Bernardino, California. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 05 , 2015 December 19, 2015 186

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Photographer Neil Hall Location LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Reuters / Saturday, December 05, 2015 Police officers investigate a crime scene at Leytonstone underground station in east London, Britain, December 6, 2015. Police were called to reports of a number of people stabbed at the station in east London and a man threatening other people with a knife. One man was seriously injured and two sustained minor injuries, police said. REUTERS/Neil Hall Dec. 05 , 2015 December 19, 2015 187

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Photographer Phil Noble Location CARLISLE, United Kingdom Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 A local resident stumbles as he wades through flood water on a residential street in Carlisle, Britain, December 6, 2015. British police have declared a major incident in northern England after prolonged heavy rain caused widespread flooding and forced emergency services to evacuate residents from their homes. REUTERS/Phil Noble Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 188

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Photographer Alkis Konstantinidis Location ATHENS, GREECE Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 A petrol bomb explodes next to a riot police officer during clashes with hooded youth following an anniversary rally marking the 2008 police shooting of 15-year-old student, Alexandros Grigoropoulos , in Athens, Greece, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/ Alkis Konstantinidis Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 189

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Photographer Yuri Gripas Location WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend the Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center in Washington, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 190

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Photographer Anindito Mukherjee Location CHENNAI, India Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 A flood-affected couple sits along a flooded roadside under a picture of Jayalalithaa Jayaram , chief minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, in Chennai, India, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/ Anindito Mukherjee TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 191

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Photographer Suhaib Salem Location GAZA, Palestinian Territories Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 Palestinian girls demonstrate their skills with AK-47 rifles as they attend a Hamas women's rally in Gaza City in support of Palestinian stabbing attacks against Israelis, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/ Suhaib Salem Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 192

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Photographer Anindito Mukherjee Location CHENNAI, India Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 Flood-affected people gesture to an Indian coast guard helicopter for relief materials in Chennai, India, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/ Anindito Mukherjee Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 193

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Photographer Ronen Zvulun Location JERUSALEM, Israel Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 Members of Zaka Rescue and Recovery team check the body of a Palestinian attacker at the scene in Jerusalem, December 6, 2015. A Palestinian rammed his car into a passerby, slightly injuring him, and then got out of the vehicle and stabbed another man, who suffered superficial wounds, before security forces shot the attacker dead, police said. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 194

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Photographer Bobby Yip Location HONG KONG, China Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 Michael Read, director of Flight Operations from New Zealand-based Martin Aircraft Company, flies a Martin Jetpack during a demonstration at a water park in Shenzhen, China, December 6, 2015. KuangChi Science Ltd, a Hong Kong-listed Chinese company and investor of Martin Aircraft, will sell the flying machine in mainland China for 1.6 million yuan ($249,902), according to the company. REUTERS/Bobby Yip Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 195

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Photographer China Stringer Network Location HANGZHOU, CHINA Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 A man holds an umbrella to shield against snowfall as he rows a boat on the West Lake in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, December 5, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 196

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Photographer NASSER AWAD Location ADEN, Yemen Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 People look at the wreckage of a car at the site of the a car bomb attack that killed the governor of Yemen's southern port city of Aden, December 6, 2015. Jaafar Mohammed Saad was killed on Sunday when a suicide bomber rammed his car into the governor's convoy in the western part of Aden city, residents and a local official said. REUTERS/Nasser Awad Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 197

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Photographer Max Whittaker Location Norden , UNITED STATES Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 Maci Mize (L), 12 and Elin Havey , 6, play in the snow near Norden , California, December 5, 2015. An El Nino is forecasted for California, and regular precipitation has been welcomed after years of drought. REUTERS/Max Whittaker Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 198

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Photographer Max Whittaker Location Truckee, UNITED STATES Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 Donner Lake is pictured after fresh snowfall near Truckee, California, December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Max Whittaker Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 199

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Photographer Max Whittaker Location Olympic Valley, UNITED STATES Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 Cameron Shonnard backflips a jump at Squaw Valley in Olympic Valley, California, December 5, 2015. REUTERS/Max Whittaker Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 200

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Photographer Ilya Naymushin Location KRASNOYARSK, RUSSIA Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 Men fish during snowfall on a bank of the Yenisei River outside Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 201

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Photographer Hugh Gentry Location HONOLULU, USA Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 The recovered canteen of a U.S. B29 bomber pilot that crashed in Japan during World War Two sits on display during the "Blackened Canteen" ceremony aboard the USS Arizona Memorial honoring the 74th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii December 6, 2015. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry Remembering Pearl Harbor Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 202

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Photographer Reuters Photographer Location TEHRAN, Iran Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 An engineer works on Surena 3 humanoid robot (R) next to Surena 2 robot, in a lab at Tehran University, Iran, December 6, 2015. The University of Tehran has developed a humanoid robot that weighs 98 kg. It can navigate uneven terrain and detect faces. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi /TIMA Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 203

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Photographer Christinne Muschi Location MONTREAL, CANADA Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 People look up as blue beams of light are projected during a vigil to remember the victims of a mass shooting in Montreal, Quebec, December 6, 2015. The vigil marked the 26th anniversary in which 14 women were killed by a lone gunman at Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique . REUTERS/ Christinne Muschi Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 204

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Photographer Ronen Zvulun Location JERUSALEM, Israel Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lights candles on the first night of the holiday of Hanukkah in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood December 6, 2015. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 205

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Photographer Gonzalo Fuentes Location Paris, France Reuters / Sunday, December 06, 2015 Indigenous leaders from all over the world pray as they sail on the Seine near the Eiffel Tower during a gathering demanding true climate solutions, in Paris, December 6, 2015 as the climate change conference (COP21) continues at Le Bourget near the French capital. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes Dec. 06 , 2015 December 19, 2015 206

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Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal at the Indian team's Aces in the siege of Filipino fans crowd after winning the Czech Republic opponent Tomas Berdych of the UAE Royals team in the men's singles Tennis Tournament League Home matches in the 2015 international Mall of Asia in Pasay City, South of Manila , Philippines Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 208

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Civilians and rescue workers rescued a baby and looking for other victims among the rubble of a building after an air raid was considered by the Syrian Government forces on the city's borough Sukkari Aleppo in northern Syria. Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 209

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The first Zumwalt -class destroyers, the largest ever built for the Navy, down the Kennebec River after leaving the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine, United States of America. The ship headed out to sea for the first time to run the test on the sea. Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 210

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Gary Mendoza and his son Michael to visit in a place of temporary memorials honoring victims killed in the shooting in the city of San Bernardino, California. Thousands of employees of the County of San Bernardino has returned to work, five days after the shooting in a social services agency caused 14 deaths and 21 injured. Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 211

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A Russian police officer carrying a puppy, named Dobrynya , before donating it to the French police at the French Embassy in Moscow, Russia. Canis Dobrynya scene will replace Diesel dog scene of France after it died in an anti-terrorism RAID in Paris on November 18. Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 212

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A woman hooded scarf goes on the road in Beijing, China. Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 213

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Dec. 07 , 2015 Chinese Artists MrK.Ninh in costumes made of hundreds of orange plastic trumpet in a performance art to raise awareness about the toxic haze in Beijing, China. December 19, 2015 214

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Three penguins swim next to each others in their pool in the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Probst) Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 215

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Refugees and migrants approach the Greek island of Lesbos on a dinghy after crossing the Aegean sea from the Turkish coast, on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. Greece is the main point of entry into the EU for people fleeing war and poverty at home, with the vast majority of the 700,000 people who have entered the country this year reaching Greek islands from the nearby Turkish coast. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios) Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 216

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Valentina Juarez, 5, of Suwanee, Ga. stares up at the Washington Monument, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik ) Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 217

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A woman pushes a stroller carrying a box in the old city of Homs, Syria on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. Syrian authorities have released 35 opposition detainees in the central city, ahead of a deal that will lead to the departure of thousands of opposition fighters.The 35 were released Monday at the governor’s office in this city that was one of the first to rise against the government. (AP Photo) Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 218

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In this picture provided Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, lava flows down Mt. Etna volcano during an eruption, near Catania, Italy, late Sunday, Dec. 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Salvatore Allegra) Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 219

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Women cry as they look for reusable household materials after fire broke at slums in Kadivali area of Mumbai, India, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. Hundreds of homes were reportedly destroyed as fire tenders labored to reach the source in the heavily congested area. (AP Photo/ Rajanish Kakade ) Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 220

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An image of the Virgin Mary, covered by political posters of pro-government congressional candidates, cover a bus stop in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, one day after congressional elections. Venezuelaís opposition, still rejoicing from its shock triumph in legislative elections, is now waiting anxiously for the final tally to see whether it secured a two-thirds supermajority that would dramatically enhance its ability to wrest power from President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Alejandro Cegarra ) Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 221

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Photographer Yves Herman Location BRUSSELS, BELGIUM Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk (L) is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, December 7, 2015. REUTERS/Yves Herman Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 222

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Photographer Jim Young Location ROSEMONT, UNITED STATES Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 An attendee dressed in a " fursuit " costume sits in the lap of a man at the Midwest FurFest in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, United States, December 4, 2015. Over 5000 people gathered to follow the Furry Fandom based on anthropomorphic animals, animated cartoon characters with human characteristics, or � Furries �. REUTERS/Jim Young Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 223

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Photographer Jason Lee Location BEIJING, China Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 Women wearing masks and other residents dance during their daily exercise amid the heavy smog in Beijing, China December 7, 2015. China's capital on Monday issued its first ever "red alert" for pollution, as the city government warned that Beijing would be shrouded in heavy smog from Tuesday until Thursday. REUTERS/Jason Lee Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 224

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Photographer Andrew Yates Location CARLISLE, United Kingdom Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 The city centre in seen under flood waters in Carlisle, north west England, December 7, 2015. Severe flooding in northwest England has left thousands of homes without power for a second day. REUTERS/Andrew Yates Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 225

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Photographer Carlos Garcia Rawlins Location CARACAS, Venezuela Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 Lilian Tintori ( centre L), wife of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, celebrates next to candidates of the Venezuelan coalition of opposition parties (MUD) during a news conference on the election in Caracas early December 7, 2015. Venezuela's opposition won control of the legislature from the ruling Socialists for the first time in 16 years on Sunday, giving them a long-sought platform to challenge President...more Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 226

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Photographer Peter Nicholls Location LONDON, United Kingdom Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 Anti-Heathrow expansion activists at the 'Grow Heathrow' protest camp in the village of Sipson near Heathrow Airport, west London, Britain December 7, 2015. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 227

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Photographer Parwiz Parwiz Location NANGARHAR, AFGHANISTAN Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 An Afghan man is seen through the cracked side window of a vehicle at the site of a suicide car bomb attack in Surkhrod district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, December 7, 2015. REUTERS/ Parwiz Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 228

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Photographer Handout . Location CARACAS, Venezuela Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (L) talks to the media during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas December 7, 2015. Venezuela's opposition won control of the legislature from the ruling Socialists for the first time in 16 years on Sunday, giving them a long-sought platform to challenge President Nicolas Maduro. REUTERS/ Miraflores Palace/Handout via Reuters Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 229

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Photographer Stephane Mahe Location LE BOURGET, France Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius , President-designate of COP21 (2ndR), United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (L) and Christiana Figueres (R), Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), hold apples marked with the logo of the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) during a meeting at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 7, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 230

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Photographer Lucas Jackson Location NEW YORK, United States Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 Pearl Harbor survivors (L to R) Armando Gallela , Clark Simmons, and Aaron Chabin toss a commemorative wreath off the fantail of the USS Intrepid into New York Harbor December 7, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 231

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Pearl Harbor survivor and D-Day veteran Frank Levingston Jr., of Lake Charles, La., who at 110 is believed to be America’s oldest military veteran, is greeted by visitors following a wreath laying ceremony to mark the anniversary of Pearl Harbor at the World War II Memorial, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, in Washington. The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 by the Japanese killed 2,403 Americans and was the catalyst for the United States to become involved in World War II. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik ) Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 232

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Emily Petrus, a worker for San Bernardino County, pauses to look at a large flag hanging on San Bernardino City Hall on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 in San Bernardino, Calif. County employee’s returned to work today after Wednesday’s mass shooting. Thousands of employees of San Bernardino County are preparing to return to work Monday, five days after a county restaurant inspector and his wife opened fire on a gathering of his co-workers, killing 14 people and wounding 21. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 233

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Photographer Hugh Gentry Location HONOLULU, USA Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 USS Arizona survivor Lou Conter salutes the names of his fallen shipmates on the "Remembrance Wall' aboard the USS Arizona memorial at Kilo Pier on Joint Base Pearl Harbor - Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii December 7, 2015. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 234

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Photographer Hugh Gentry Location HONOLULU, USA Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 Sailors aboard the USS Pebble salute as they pass the USS Arizona memorial at Kilo Pier on Joint Base Pearl Harbor - Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii, December 7, 2015. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 235

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Photographer Damir Sagolj Location BEIJING, CHINA Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 Chinese artist Kong Ning walks in her costume made of hundreds of orange plastic blowing horns during her art performance raising awareness of the hazardous smog in front of the Drum tower in a historical part of Beijing on a very polluted day December 7, 2015. Kong, whose works include themes related to China's air pollution problem, named her new performance "The Orange Horns Bride Marries the Blue Sky" and presented it dressed...more Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 236

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Photographer China Stringer Network Location BEIJING, CHINA Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 The China Central Television (CCTV) building and the Central Business District (CBD) area are seen amid heavy smog after the city issued its first ever "red alert" for air pollution, in Beijing, China, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 237

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A little candlelight at Simon Bolivar Park in the city of Bogota, on December 7, 2015. Colombia candlelight on 7 December every year to mark the start of the Christmas holiday season. Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 238

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A television tower between a giant cloud of fog in Pecs, 196 km south of the city of Budapest, Hungary, on December 7, 2015. Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 239

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Photographer Jim Young Location ROSEMONT, UNITED STATES Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 Attendees at the Midwest FurFest gather for a group photo in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, United States, December 5, 2015. Over 5000 people gathered to follow the Furry Fandom based on anthropomorphic animals, animated cartoon characters with human characteristics, or � Furries �. REUTERS/Jim Young Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 240

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Photographer Mike Segar Location NEW YORK, UNITED STATES Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 An installation of gowns from Valentino's Mirabilia Romae Fall 2015 Haute Couture collection are seen in a lobby at the "An Evening Honoring Valentino" gala benefiting the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in the Manhattan borough of New York City, December 7, 2015. The event honored Valentino Creative Directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli. REUTERS/Mike Segar Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 241

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Photographer Danish Siddiqui Location MUMBAI, INDIA Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 Residents attempt to salvage belongings from gutted hutments in a slum area in Mumbai, India, December 7, 2015. A warehouse fire swept through a slum in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Monday, triggering a series of gas cylinder explosions, fire brigade and police officials said. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 242

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Photographer Charles Platiau Location PARIS, France Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 The Eiffel Tower is seen at night in front of the Sacre Coeur Basilica on Montmartre (L) in Paris, France, December 7, 2015. The French capital hosts the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) from November 30 to December 11. REUTERS/Charles Platiau Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 243

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Photographer Patrick Fallon Location SAN BERNARDINO, UNITED STATES Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 People stand with monks from the Khmer Buddhist Society of San Bernardino as they pray at a makeshift memorial after last week's shooting in San Bernardino, California December 7, 2015. San Bernardino County employees began returning to work under tighter security on Monday, five days after a co-worker and his wife killed 14 of their colleagues at a holiday party. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 244

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Photographer Anindito Mukherjee Location CHENNAI, India Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 A woman walks in an alley filled with mud and debris to collect relief goods as clothes are hung out to dry after flood waters receded in Chennai, India, December 7, 2015. REUTERS/ Anindito Mukherjee Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 245

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Photographer Reuters Photographer Location TEHRAN, Iran Reuters / Wednesday, October 07, 2015 A woman walks with her purchased goods at the grand bazaar in central Tehran October 7, 2015.REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi /TIMA Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 246

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Photographer Reuters Photographer Location TEHRAN, Iran Reuters / Saturday, October 24, 2015 A woman standing next to her husband holds a candle during a religious ceremony to mark Ashura at a shrine in the north of Tehran October 24, 2015. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala . REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi /TIMA Oct. 24 , 2015 December 19, 2015 247

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Photographer Olivia Harris Location KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 A diver dressed as Father Christmas with a Santa hat, feeds fish at an aquarium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 7, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 248

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Photographer JAMES LAWLER DUGGAN Location WASHINGTON, United States Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 American Shia Muslims march to the White House to protest against Islamic State, in Washington DC December 6, 2015. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 249

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Photographer Jim Young Location ROSEMONT, UNITED STATES Reuters / Monday, December 07, 2015 An attendee in " fursuit " costume looks at her phone at the Midwest FurFest in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, United States, December 4, 2015. Over 5000 people gathered to follow the Furry Fandom based on anthropomorphic animals, animated cartoon characters with human characteristics, or � Furries �. Picture taken December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young Dec. 07 , 2015 December 19, 2015 250

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Students lined up in front of decorative lighting lamps represent Russia in a light concert in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 252

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The members of the band Eagles of Death Metal, Jesse Hughes (right) and Julian Dorio hearts mourn victims killed in terrorist attack on November 13, at the Bataclan in Paris, France. The members of the California rock band returned to the theatre in Paris, where they survived the massacre of the terrorists caused 80 fatalities. Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 253

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The members of the ASC Tornados, a motorcycle performance team of the Indian army, lie on the ground while other members launched a car through them in the 225 anniversary of the founding of the logistics Corps in the city of Bangalore, India. Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 254

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A screen shows a world map with the anomalies of the climate in the climate change conference in the world by 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France. Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 255

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College students create a picture of Marilyn Monroe's face by snow on a football stadium, in the city of Changchun, Jilin province, China. Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 256

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The journalist suspended in a cage between the fog in the city of Frankfurt am Main in Central Germany to see where Tower construction Henninger . Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 257

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The protesters destroyed a bunker was built to do works of art near the Interior Ministry in Tirana, Albania, in a protest led by opposition Democratic Party organizations asked the Government to resign, on the 25th anniversary of student protests which led to the end of the Communist regime was overthrown in Europe in 1990. Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 258

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Photographer Rick Wilking Location DENVER, UNITED STATES Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 A Peer 1 client wears a "therapeutic benefit" paper hat he made to remind himself of his bad attitude and to show his willingness to ask his Peer 1 brothers for support at Peer 1, a Therapeutic Community in Denver July 14, 2014. Peer 1 is a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program for men, many having spent years in and out of prison, in Denver, Colorado. The men have often tried and failed over and over to turn their life around....more Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 259

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Photographer Mark Blinch Location Mississauga, CANADA Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 A camera operator stands in a children's play area during a tour of the Infield Terminal at Toronto Pearson International Airport, that is set up as a temporary port-of-entry for Syrian refugees entering Canada in Mississauga, Canada December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 260

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Photographer Reuters Photographer Location TEHRAN, Iran Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Iranian women's snooker champion Akram Mohammadi Amini (L), 26, instructs snooker during a practice session in Karaj, northwest of Tehran, Iran December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi /TIMA Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 261

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Photographer Brian Snyder Location SALEM, UNITED STATES Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes the stage for a campaign town hall meeting in Salem, New Hampshire December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 262

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Photographer Reuters Photographer Location Novo- Ogaryovo , Russia Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu presents to President Vladimir Putin the parametric flight recorder of the downed SU-24 jet at the Novo- Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, Russia, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Mikhail Klimentyev /Sputnik/Kremlin Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 263

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Photographer Ammar Awad Location BETHLEHEM, Palestinian Territories Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 An Israeli border policeman prevents medics from evacuating a wounded Palestinian protester who was shot by border police during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem December 8, 2015. The protester, who was moderately injured, was detained and later released by the border police. REUTERS/ Abdelrahman Younis Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 264

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Photographer Stefan Wermuth Location LONDON, United Kingdom Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Australian singer Kylie Minogue poses with her wax figure at Madame Tussauds in London, Britain December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 265

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Photographer Jean-Paul Pelissier Location MARSEILLE, France Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Candidate for the second round of the regional elections in the Provence- Alpes -Cote d'Azur (PACA) region Marion Marechal -Le Pen, French National Front political party candidate, attends a debate on iTele news television channel in Marseille, France, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 266

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Photographer Sidney Seshibedi Location PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Oscar Pistorius leaves the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa after his bail hearing, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Sydney Seshibedi Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 267

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Photographer Charles Platiau Location PARIS, France Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Jesse Hughes (R) and Julian Dorio , members of Eagles of Death Metal band, mourn in front of the Bataclan concert hall to pay tribute to the shooting victims in Paris, France, December 8, 2015. The band Eagles of Death Metal, known as EODM, was performing at the Bataclan when the deadliest of the Islamic State attacks took place in Paris on November 13. REUTERS/Charles Platiau Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 268

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Photographer Max Rossi Location VATICAN CITY, VATICAN Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Pope Francis (L) embraces Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI before opening the Holy Door to mark opening of the Catholic Holy Year, or Jubilee, in St. Peter's basilica, at the Vatican, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 269

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Photographer Max Rossi Location VATICAN CITY, VATICAN Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Pope Francis opens the Holy Door to mark opening of the Catholic Holy Year, or Jubilee, in St. Peter's basilica, at the Vatican, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 270

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Photographer Gary Cameron Location ROUND HILL, UNITED STATES Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 An employee struggles at the bailer with a huge, freshly cut tree at the Snickers Gap Christmas Tree Farm in Round Hill, Virginia December 6, 2015. Snickers Gap is a 35-year-old, family-owned operation that currently has 36,000 Christmas trees planted on forty acres in rural Virginia outside of Washington. REUTERS/Gary Cameron Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 271

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Photographer Gary Cameron Location ROUND HILL, UNITED STATES Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 (L-R) Dylan, Ashley and Kaylen (no last name given) drag their family's freshly cut tree at the Snickers Gap Christmas Tree Farm in Round Hill, Virginia December 6, 2015. Snickers Gap is a 35-year-old, family-owned operation that currently has 36,000 Christmas trees planted on forty acres in rural Virginia outside of Washington. REUTERS/Gary Cameron Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 272

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Photographer Gary Cameron Location ROUND HILL, UNITED STATES Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 An employee carries a customer's freshly cut tree at the farm, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 273

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Photographer Gary Cameron Location ROUND HILL, UNITED STATES Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 A couple drags their freshly cut tree back to the barn from the upper reaches of the farm, December 6, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 274

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Photographer Handout . Location CHICAGO, United States Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Tashfeen Malik, (L), and Syed Farook are pictured passing through Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in this July 27, 2014 handout photo obtained by Reuters December 8, 2015. U.S.-born Farook , 28, and his spouse, Malik, a native of Pakistan who lived in Saudi Arabia for more than 20 years, died in a shootout with police hours after a December 2, 2015 attack on a holiday party at the Inland Regional Center social services agency...more Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 275

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Photographer Sertac Kayar Location DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Riot police use water cannon as demonstrators throw fireworks during a protest against the curfew in Sur district, in the Kurdish dominated southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/ Sertac Kayar Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 276

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Photographer Damir Sagolj Location BEIJING, China Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 A woman wearing a mask protecting from extreme smog takes picture in front of the National Stadium, or the Bird's Nest in Beijing December 8, 2015 as China's capital issues its first ever "red alert" for pollution. REUTERS/ Damir Sagolj Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 277

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Photographer Damir Sagolj Location BEIJING, CHINA Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 People film with their cameras during a flag-raising ceremony amid heavy smog at the Tiananmen Square, after the city issued its first ever "red alert" for air pollution, in Beijing, China December 9, 2015. REUTERS/ Damir Sagolj Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 278

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Photographer Damir Sagolj Location BEIJING, China Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 A building and a large screen are seen through thick smog in Beijing December 8, 2015 as China's capital issues its first ever "red alert" for pollution. REUTERS/ Damir Sagolj Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 279

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Photographer China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC Location HANGZHOU, CHINA Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 A visitor walks among trees as she visits the West Lake amid thick fog and heavy smog in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/China Daily Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 280

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Photographer Kim Kyung Hoon Location BEIJING, CHINA Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 A couple wearing masks make their ways in a shopping district amid heavy smog after the city issued its first ever "red alert" for air pollution, in Beijing, China, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Kyung- Hoon Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 281

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Photographer Lucas Jackson Location NEW YORK, United States Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Fans of former Beatle John Lennon gather at the Imagine mosaic in the Strawberry Fields section of New York's Central Park to mark the 35th anniversary of his death, in New York, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 282

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Photographer Ammar Awad Location JERUSALEM, Israel Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 An Ultra Orthodox Jewish man walks past an image projected on a wall surrounding Jerusalem�s Old City during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar Awad Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 283

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Photographer Matt McKnight Location RENTON, UNITED STATES Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Boeing employees march up and down stairs entering and exiting Boeing 737 MAX during a media tour of the Boeing 737 MAX at the Boeing plant in Renton, Washington December 7, 2015. REUTERS/Matt Mills McKnight Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 284

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Photographer Arben Celi Location TIRANA, Albania Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Supporters of the Democratic Party try to destroy a barricade installed near the Interior ministry during anti-government protests in front of the office of Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, in Tirana, Albania, December 8, 2015. The opposition ask for resignation of government. REUTERS/ Arben Celi Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 285

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Photographer Thomas Peter Location TOKYO, JAPAN Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 A woman cast a shadow as she crosses a zebra crossing in a business district in central Tokyo, Japan, December 8, 2015. Japan's economy dodged recession in the third quarter with the initial estimate of a contraction revised to an annualised expansion of 1.0 percent, offering a glimmer of hope for policymakers struggling to end years of stagnation. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 286

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Photographer Fabrizio Bensch Location BERLIN, Germany Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 A general view shows migrants after arriving at the sports hall of the Jane-Addams high school transformed into a new refugee shelter in Berlin's Hohenschoenhausen district, Germany, December 9, 2015. REUTERS/ Fabrizio Bensch Germany: Home to refugees Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 287

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Photographer Hannibal Hanschke Location Berlin, Germany Reuters / Sunday, October 25, 2015 German armed forces Bundeswehr soldiers set up tents and beds for migrants in a hangar of the former Tempelhof airport in Berlin, Germany, October 25, 2015. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Oct. 25 , 2015 December 19, 2015 288

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Photographer Fabrizio Bensch Location BERLIN, Germany Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Migrants queue on a street to enter the compound outside the Berlin Office of Health and Social Affairs (LAGESO) for their registration process in Berlin, Germany, December 9, 2015. REUTERS/ Fabrizio Bensch Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 289

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Photographer Fabrizio Bensch Location BERLIN, Germany Reuters / Tuesday, December 08, 2015 Migrants charge and use their smartphones in a temporary refugee shelter inside a hall of Berlin's fairground ' Messe Berlin', Germany, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/ Fabrizio Bensch Dec. 08 , 2015 December 19, 2015 290 THE END Dec.01 – Dec.08 2015

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