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Dec 21, 2015

Coolest Pix Of 2015 Week 51

Coolest Pix Of 2015 Week 51

We're nearly at the end of what can only be classed as quite a horrific year. Millions have suffered at the hands of so few, let's hope we do better next year.

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Actors Ford and Hamill arrive at the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Hollywood MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS

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Dante Cicerone and his twin brother Georgie dress up as Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump as they attend a rally in Las Vegas MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

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An ice covered entrance door to the international gene bank Svalbard Global Seed Vault near Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen STRINGER/REUTERS

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Member of the International Space Station expedition 46/47, British ESA astronaut Timothy Peake gestures to his children during a sending-off ceremony at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan POOL/REUTERS

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Photographer take pictures as the Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft carrying the the international Space Station crew as it blasts off from the launchpad at the Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

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Rescuers dressed as Santa Claus and Father Frost climb at Stolby National Nature Reserve during a training session of Russian Emergencies Ministry outside Krasnoyarsk ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS

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An Iranian Emad rocket is launched as it is tested at an undisclosed location HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A Hypsiboas crepitans frog is pictured at a terrarium in Caracas CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS/REUTERS

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Spain's King Felipe stands after placing an honour medal over the coffin of one of the two Spanish police officers killed in a suicide attack in the Afghan capital of Kabul during their state funeral service in Madrid POOL/REUTERS

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People interact with the "joyful" room at the Museum of Feelings, a pop-up installation in New York STEPHANIE KEITH/REUTERS

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Olympic swimmers from past games and hopeful Rio 2016 Olympic Games swimmers model the new line of Speedo LZR Racer X swim suits in New York MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS

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Members of Japan's Self-Defence Force's honour guard prepare for a ceremony for PM Abe at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo ISSEI KATO/REUTERS

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Republican U.S. presidential candidate businessman Trump reacts to a comment from Dr. Carson and reaches over to him in the midst of the Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

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Inuka, the first polar bear born in the tropics, enjoys an ice cake during its 25th birthday celebrations at the Singapore Zoo EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) jump as part of their winter training in temperature of negative 26 degrees Celsius at China's border with Russia in Heihe CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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The interior of a room is pictured at a holding centre of the People's Procuratorate of Sichuan province for officials suspected of corruption, in Chengdu CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A migrant boy runs while holding a balloon outside the Tae Kwon Do stadium at the southern suburb of Faliro in Athens ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS/REUTERS

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Original Tyrannosaurus rex skull is shown at Natural History Museum in Berlin PAWEL KOPCZYNSKI/REUTERS

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Enthusiasts, one wearinga Chewbacca costume, wait to spot members of the cast at the European Premiere of Star Wars, The Force Awakens in Leicester Square, London DYLAN MARTINEZ/REUTERS

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Gemini Observatory projects a laser as the night sky and artificial light of the city are seen at Cerro Pachon, on the outskirts of La Serena HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Men work at a makeshift oil refinery site in Marchmarin town, southern countryside of Idlib, Syria KHALIL ASHAWI/REUTERS

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates in New York LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A man walks into a room in the Ice hotel in Jukkasjarvi INTS KALNINS/REUTERS

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Barcelona's Suarez kicks to score the second goal for Barcelona during their Club World Cup semi-final soccer match against Guangzhou Evergrande in Yokohama YUYA SHINO/REUTERS

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A performer balances himself on a set of knives during a special preview as part of Christmas celebrations at the Ajanta circus in Kolkata RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI/REUTERS

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A flock of ducklings scramble in their shelter at a poultry farm in Doazit REGIS DUVIGNAU/REUTERS

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U.S. Senator Sanders speaks at the Communication Workers of America (CWA) office in Washington KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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People enjoy rides at the funfair "Jours de Fetes" inside the Grand Palais in Paris PHILIPPE WOJAZER/REUTERS

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Martin Shkreli departs the U.S. Federal Court in New York LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Adriano De Souza of Brazil competes to win the World Surfing League World Title at the Billabong Pipe Masters, in Haleiwa on Oahu island HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Boats of fishermen are seen on the dried Poopo lakebed in the Oruro Department, south of La Paz DAVID MERCADO/REUTERS

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Mine workers walk towards the pit head at Kellingley Colliery on its last day of operation in north Yorkshire, England PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS

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Paratroopers from the Qatari armed forces take part in Qatar's National Day celebrations in Doha NASEEM ZEITOON/REUTERS

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A diver dressed in a Santa Claus costume performs during an event celebrating the upcoming Christmas holiday at Lotte World Aquarium in Seoul KIM HONG-JI/REUTERS

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Handout photo of Britain's Prince William and his family HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Actor John Field, dressed as Santa Claus, poses for a photograph at a Christmas grotto at the Wetland Centre in west London, Britain, December 5, 2015. When Father Christmas is not at home with the reindeer preparing for his big sleigh-ride, he likes to play practical jokes on the children who visit him asking for presents. Field, 66, a former teacher turned actor, has taken on the role of Santa for the past 12 years. "I'm playing a part but it is one of the most truthful parts I can play," he says. STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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Britain's PM Cameron arrives for a bilateral meeting with Hungary's PM Orban at a EU leaders summit in Brussels POOL/REUTERS

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A drone, flown by Michael Perry of DJI, is seen in front of the moon in Shenzhen BOBBY YIP/REUTERS

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Miner Gary Ward emerges from the pit after working the final shift at Kellingley Colliery on its last day of operation in north Yorkshire, England PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS

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Surfers leave the water after a surf session during an unusually warm winter day on Biarritz beach southwestern France REGIS DUVIGNAU/REUTERS

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A Paris city archivist treats a drawing at the Archives de Paris center, after being removed from an informal memorial at one of the sites of the November shooting attacks, in Paris PHILIPPE WOJAZER/Reuters

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People queue to attend a campaign rally led by Spanish Prime Minister and People's Party (PP) leader Mariano Rajoy at the City of Arts and Sciences ahead of Spain's general election in Valencia MARCELO DEL POZO/REUTERS

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A young girl reacts as a man helps up the Rev. Jesse Jackson after he tripped over a cable in Baltimore BRYAN WOOLSTON/REUTERS

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White House press secretary Earnest and Star Wars Stormtroopers wait for Star Wars Robot R2-D2 to enter the briefing room after U.S. President Obama finished his end of the year news conference at the White House in Washington KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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A man helps a woman stretch her leg at a park in Beijing KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS

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Buildings inside the Forbidden City are seen amid heavy smog under a red alert for air pollution, in Beijing CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A member of the Langland Board Surfers group takes part in a Surfing Santa competition at Langland Bay in Gower REBECCA NADEN/REUTERS

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A man prepares decorations ahead of the birthday of Prophet Mohammed in Sidon, south Lebanon ALI HASHISHO/REUTERS

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A guide leads a trekker through a suspension bridge in Solukhumbu district, also known as the Everest region NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS

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Volunteers wearing Santa Claus costumes distribute presents to the poor in Najaf ALAA AL-MARJANI/REUTERS

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Damaged buildings are seen as rescuers search for survivors after a landslide hit an industrial park in Shenzhen CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

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A staff paints a model with camouflage colours to blend her in with the background for Chinese artist Liu Bolin's artwork "Dongji", or Winter Solstice, in Beijing KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the January 18 General Machinery Plant in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang KCNA/REUTERS

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Voters queue at a polling station during voting in Spain's general election in Barcelona ALBERT GEA/REUTERS

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River Plate v FC Barcelona - FIFA Club World Cup Final Thomas Peter/REUTERS

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A rescue worker holds an injured boy after what activists said were airstrikes carried out by the Russian air force in Idlib city AMMAR ABDULLAH/REUTERS

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A woman walks on the Smetovi mountain range near Zenica DADO RUVIC/REUTERS

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Hosts wait backstage before the start of the Mr & Miss Wheelchair India competition in Mumbai DANISH SIDDIQUI/REUTERS

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British TV personality Christine Bleakley and former Chelsea and England soccer player Frank Lampard leave church after they married in London PETER NICHOLLS/REUTERS

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A man works near houses that are partially submerged in flood waters in Asuncion JORGE ADORNO/REUTERS

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Wider Image: Christmas trees around the world YVES HERMAN/REUTERS

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Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach waves after winning the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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Miss Colombia Gutierrez reacts next to Miss Philippines Wurtzbach when she was originally announced as the winner during the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant in Las Vegas STEVE MARCUS/REUTERS

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A child looks at window cleaners work while dressed in sheep and monkey costumes in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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FIFA's suspended president Blatter holds a news conference in Zurich ARND WIEGMANN/REUTERS

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Two-year-old Pengpeng receives nebulizer therapy after China's capital Beijing issued its second ever "red alert" for air pollution in Beijing JASON LEE/REUTERS

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Patches of artificial snow made by a snow cannon lie on a ski piste during warm weather in Oberaudorf MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS

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Christmas shoppers are viewed through a window covered in rain drops on New Bond street in central London CATHAL MCNAUGHTON/REUTERS

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Virgin Atlantic crew based in Hong Kong who have been sacked by the airline protest to demand a fair compensation, at the Hong Kong Airport in Hong Kong STRINGER/REUTERS

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Shiites walk along a street during a protest calling for the release of their leader Malam El-Zakzaky in Kano, Nigeria STRINGER/REUTERS

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Security personnel keep watch as Attorney General Lynch and FBI Director Comey attend the annual Pan Am 103/Lockerbie Memorial Service at Arlington Cemetery in Washington KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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