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Jan 1, 2017

The Photos Of 2016 Week 52

The Photos Of 2016 Week 52

We still owed you the pictures from the last week and a few days of 2016.

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Buildings are seen in heavy smog during a polluted day in Jinan CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A still image from a video shows American Caitlan Coleman speaking next to family members HANDOUT/REUTERS

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The Chinese AC352 helicopter makes its maiden flight in Harbin CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

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An Afghan officer reacts in front of a burning pile of seized narcotics and alcoholic drinks, in the outskirts of Kabul OMAR SOBHANI/REUTERS

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Kashmiri fishermen cover their heads and part of their boats with blankets and straw as they wait to catch fish in the waters of the Anchar Lake on a cold day in Srinagar DANISH ISMAIL/REUTERS

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A young displaced Iraqi boy who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul sits in a wheelbarrow at Khazer camp Iraq AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS

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Flag-wrapped coffin of late Russian Ambassador to Turkey Karlov is carried to a plane during a ceremony at Esenboga airport in Ankara UMIT BEKTAS/Reuters

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Berlin mayor Mueller, German Chancellor Merkel and German interior minister de Maiziere stand in silence at the Christmas market in Berlin HANNIBAL HANSCHKE/REUTERS

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Brandenburg Gate is illuminated to commemorate the 12 killed victims of a truck that ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin REINHARD KRAUSE/REUTERS

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People skate on the ice rink at Hampton Court Palace in London EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

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Big-wave surfer Tom Butler of Britain drops in on a large wave during Nazare Challenge championship at Praia do Norte in Nazare RAFAEL MARCHANTE/REUTERS

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Japan's ON-ART Corp's eight metre tall human-operated walking dinosaur robot 'TRX03' performs with other robots at the company's studio in Tokorozawa TORU HANAI/REUTERS

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A woman walks amidst the remains of houses destroyed in an explosion at the San Pablito fireworks market in Tultepec EDGARD GARRIDO/REUTERS

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An Australia sea lion licks a frozen treat underwater that contains a fish during an annual Christmas event in which animals receive special food gifts at Sydney's Taronga Zoo in Australia DAVID GRAY/REUTERS

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Work begins at a poultry farm in Kawaminami, Miyazaki Prefecture, southwestern Japan to bury chickens culled after a highly virulent strain of bird flu was detected KYODO/REUTERS

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A view of a firing contest among multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) batteries selected from large combined units of the KPA KCNA/REUTERS

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A building that was the site of clashes between Jordanian police and Islamist militant gunmen seen in the village of Garifla, in Karak MUHAMMAD HAMED/REUTERS

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Flowers and candles are placed near the Christmas market in Berlin HANNIBAL HANSCHKE/REUTERS

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Visitors and revellers react amongst the prehistoric stones of the Stonehenge monument at dawn on Winter Solstice, near Amesbury TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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Oilfields burned by Islamic State fighters are seen in Qayyara, south of Mosul, Iraq AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte walks with cadets of the Philippine Military Academy during the Armed Forces anniversary celebration at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon city ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A man decorates a Christian neighborhood ahead of Christmas celebrations in Islamabad FAISAL MAHMOOD/REUTERS

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Workers clear the site of the Christmas market in Berlin CHRISTIAN MANG/REUTERS

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Republican State Senator Norman Sanderson holds his head while fellow Republican Senator Andrew Brock looks during a failed attempt to repeal the controversial HB2 law limiting bathroom access for transgender people in Raleigh, North Carolina JONATHAN DRAKE/REUTERS

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An Afghan man removes the burning items from the house of an Afghan member of parliament which was attacked by Taliban last night in Kabul, Afghanistan OMAR SOBHANI/REUTERS

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Actor Roy Hudd plays the pantomime dame role of Mother Goose during a performance of "Mother Goose" at Wilton's Music Hall in London STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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People walk past coffin containing body of Russian ambassador to Turkey Karlov, who was shot dead by off-duty policeman on December 19 in Ankara, in Moscow MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Hunters Chiaki Kodama (R) and Aoi Fukuno drag a deer that Kodama shot through a forest outside Oi, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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A construction site is seen in the Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev, in the occupied West Bank BAZ RATNER/REUTERS

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A dancer performs on a tree in temperatures below minus 37 degrees Celsius in Mohe CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Maltese troops survey a hijacked Libyan Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A320 on the runway at Malta Airport DARRIN ZAMMIT LUPI/REUTERS

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Lions' Christmas party at Hagenbeck's zoo in Hamburg FABIAN BIMMER/REUTERS

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A ferris wheel stands in the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town in Idlib province, Syria. AMMAR ABDULLAH/REUTERS

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Palestinian protester, dressed as Santa Claus, holds a Palestinian flag during a protest against the Israeli barrier, in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallah MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS

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People attend the "Weihnachtssingen", a candle-lit carol concert at the Alte Foersterei stadium in Berlin HANNIBAL HANSCHKE/REUTERS

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Akram Abu al-Foz decorates a Christmas tree with empty shells which he painted, in the rebel held besieged city of Douma BASSAM KHABIEH/REUTERS

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A man holds an American flag while protesting near Standing Rock Indian Reservation, North Dakota STEPHEN YANG/REUTERS

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Pope Francis kisses a statue of baby Jesus as he leads the Christmas night Mass in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican TONY GENTILE/REUTERS

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Irish backpacker Genna Woods adjusts her small Christmas tree she planted in the sand as she celebrates Christmas Day at Sydney's Bondi Beach in Australia DAVID GRAY/REUTERS

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Swiss Guards arrive before Pope Francis delivering his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) message from the balcony overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

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A fisherman from India waves from a window of a train, after he was released with others from a prison, at Cantonment railway station in Karachi, AKHTAR SOOMRO/REUTERS

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A dye factory worker suns fabric after washing them in Narayanganj MOHAMMAD PONIR HOSSAIN/REUTERS

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the family of the Duchess attend a Christmas Day service near Bucklebury in southern England, Britain POOL/REUTERS

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A damaged road is seen after a quake at Tarahuin, on Chiloe island, southern Chile STRINGER/REUTERS

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China's Kuznetsov-class aircraft carrier Liaoning sails the water in East China Sea, in this handout photo HANDOUT/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama waves goodbye after he and First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to U.S. Marines and personnel on Christmas day at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kailua HUGH GENTRY/REUTERS

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Candles in memory of passengers and crew members of Russian military Tu-154 plane, which crashed into Black Sea on its way to Syria on Sunday, are pictured next to picture of plane at embankment in Sochi MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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People participate in a winter fishing event in Changchun CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A woman reacts as she leaves a tribute to singer George Michael outside of his home in north London NEIL HALL/REUTERS

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A worker applies colour to strings which will be used to make kites, alongside a road in Ahmedabad AMIT DAVE/REUTERS

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A bird flies over the foggy country in Zlebe SRDJAN ZIVULOVIC/REUTERS

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General view of a fan with Jamie Vardy masks on the seats before the match Carl Recine/REUTERS

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A Jet Airways aircraft is seen after it skidded off the runway before takeoff at an airport in Goa HANDOUT/REUTERS

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An employee controls the arms of a manned biped walking robot "METHOD-2" during a demonstration in Gunpo KIM HONG-JI/REUTERS

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Picador Rafael Torres reacts while being pinned under a horse as a bull charges at it during a bullfighting festival at the Canaveralejo bullring in Cali JAIME SALDARRIAGA/REUTERS

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Cabin crews attend a training session on how to manage in-flight disturbances in Seoul STRINGER/REUTERS

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People demonstrate a home-made "smog cannon" which fires cannonballs made of "water and tobacco tar" to remind people the importance of protecting environment, in Xiangyang CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A view shows the wreckage of the crashed military Tupolev TU-154 plane lifted from the waters of the Black Sea during a search operation near Sochi HANDOUT/REUTERS

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The son of Dalia Elyakim, the Israeli victim in last week's Christmas market attack, lights a candle during the lighting ceremony of Europe’s largest Hanukkah menorah at the Brandenburg Gate FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS

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Japanese Prime Minister Abe and U.S. President Obama bow their heads during wreath-laying ceremony aboard USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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A murmuration of migrating oystercatcher is seen across the sky in Qingdao CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Man demonstrates a toilet roll for wiping smartphones, installed by Japanese mobile phone company NTT Docomo, in a high-tech bathroom equipped with bidet and heated seat at Narita international airport in Narita TORU HANAI/REUTERS

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A winter swim lover throws hot water into cold air in Heihe, China CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A swan takes off in Hyde Park in London STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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A couple pose for a wedding photo at Erhai lake in Dali JASON LEE/REUTERS

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A man walks on the Pont des Arts bridge as the sun rises above the Seine River skyline in central Paris PASCAL ROSSIGNOL/REUTERS

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Members of Hashid Shaabi or Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) fire towards Islamic State militant positions in west of Mosul STRINGER/REUTERS

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks on Middle East peace at the Department of State in Washington JAMES LAWLER DUGGAN/REUTERS

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and boxing promoter Don King speak to reporters outside the Mar-a-lago Club in Palm Beach JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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Actress Debbie Reynolds poses with her daughter actress Carrie Fisher backstage after accepting her Lifetime Achievement award at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

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A supplied image from the Australian Federal Police shows some of the seized shipment of around 1.1 tonnes of cocaine by Australian Federal Police HANDOUT/REUTERS

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An Israeli Air Force F-35 fighter jet flies during an aerial demonstration at a graduation ceremony for Israeli air force pilots at the Hatzerim air base in southern Israel AMIR COHEN/REUTERS

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A sculpture of a rooster that local media say bears resemblance to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is seen outside a shopping mall in Taiyuan JON WOO/REUTERS

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Dancers wearing costumes made of bearskins dance in the village of Asau STOYAN NENOV/REUTERS

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A plane, which crashed into an empty car is pictured on the ground after fire-fighters sprayed with foam in a parking lot, in Guatemala City STRINGER/REUTERS

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Novanto Rahman and his bride Sandra Fidelia Novianti, a volunteer who takes part in a Ciliwung river clean-up initiative, hold part of their wedding ceremony on the Ciliwung, in Depok south of Jakarta STAFF/REUTERS

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An aerial view shows the Beipanjiang Bridge, connecting Guizhou and Yunnan provinces, which is reported as world's highest bridge according to local media CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

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A burned car in which a body was found during searches for the Greek Ambassador for Brazil Kyriakos Amiridis, is pictured at a police station in Belford Roxo RICARDO MORAES/REUTERS

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Russia's President Putin holds a sword during a meeting with "Viking" film crew, as film producer and Director General of Channel One Russia Ernst looks on in Moscow SPUTNIK/REUTERS

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Germany's Richard Freitag soars through the air. MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS

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Francoise Souza Oliveira, 40, wife of Greek Ambassador for Brazil Kyriakos Amiridis, is escorted by police officers as she is transferred from the police station to a jail in Belford Roxo STRINGER/REUTERS

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Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia ushers in the New Year in Sydney JASON REED/REUTERS

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Revellers release balloons as they take part in New Year celebrations in Tokyo, Japan ISSEI KATO/REUTERS

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People enjoy the laser installation "Time Drifts Cologne" before New Year celebrations in Cologne WOLFGANG RATTAY/REUTERS

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Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple atop Acropolis hill during New Year's day celebrations in Athens ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS/REUTERS

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Fireworks explode next to the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg gate during New Year celebrations in Berlin FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS

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People run away from a nightclub where a gun attack took place during a New Year party in Istanbul, Turkey STRINGER/REUTERS

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