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Dec 18, 2017

The Photos Of 2017 Week 50

The Photos Of 2017 Week 50

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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Rachel Crooks, Jessica Leeds and Samantha Holvey speak at news conference for the film "16 Women and Donald Trump" in Manhattan, New York. ANDREW KELLY/REUTERS

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A Palestinian man inspects a militant target that was hit in an Israeli airstrike in the southern Gaza Strip IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA/REUTERS

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Flowers are seen placed by people on a carcass of an elephant, who according to forest officials was electrocuted early morning in a paddy field at Kuruabahi village, in Nagaon district ANUWAR HAZARIKA/REUTERS

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War-scarred neighbourhoods in rebel-held Donetsk ALEXANDER ERMOCHENKO/REUTERS

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A worker carries iron rods inside a workshop at an iron and steel market in an industrial area, in New Delhi ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS

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Business owner Faye makes final touches to a gold leaf soft ice cream at her Small Potatoes Ice Creamery shop in Singapore EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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Tourist train 'La Sabana' is seen with Christmas lights in Bogota JAIME SALDARRIAGA/REUTERS

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A column of fire is seen after an explosion ripped through Austria's main gas pipeline hub in Baumgarten SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men gather during the funeral ceremony of prominent spiritual leader Rabbi Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman, who died on Tuesday at the age of 104, in Bnei Brak near Tel Aviv, Israel BAZ RATNER/REUTERS

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A man rows his boat in the waters of the Dal lake in Srinagar DANISH ISMAIL/REUTERS

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Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Judge Roy Moore rides his horse after voting in Gallant JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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Wildfire flames burn on a hillside as fruit trees stand in a grove during the Thomas Fire near Montecito PATRICK T. FALLON/REUTERS

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Britain's Prime minister Theresa May attends the One Planet Summit at the Seine Musicale center in Boulogne-Billancourt BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

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Whirling dervishes perform a "Sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 744th anniversary of the death of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, at Galata Mevlevi Temple in Istanbul MURAD SEZER/REUTERS

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FIFA Club World Cup Semi Final - Gremio FBPA vs CF Pachuca AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS

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Cars and people move up and down State Street in smog filled downtown Salt Lake City GEORGE FREY/REUTERS

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Britain's Prince William and Prince Harry, arrive for the European Premiere of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi', at the Royal Albert Hall in central London HANNAH MCKAY/REUTERS

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A costumed supporter waits at Republican U.S. Senate candidate Moore's election night party in Montgomery CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS

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Villagers hold torches to represent light and vision during the Divina Pastora procession, as part of a festival to honour the Virgin of Los Rondeles, on the eve of St Lucia's Day, in Casarabonela JON NAZCA/REUTERS

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Villagers hold torches during the Divina Pastora procession in Casarabonela JON NAZCA/REUTERS

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Democratic Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones addresses supporters at the election night party in Birmingham MARVIN GENTRY/REUTERS

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A man stands amid trash that covers the debris of demolished houses in Beijing's Baiqiangzi village THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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Police pay a silent tribute during a memorial ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of the 1937 Nanjing Massacre, on the national memorial day in Nanjing CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Undercover Israeli security personnel detain a Palestinian demonstrator during clashes at a protest near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS

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A man dressed as a panda rests and smokes in between posing for pictures with tourists in central Kiev GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS

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Forest officials rescue a female leopard from a dry well after tranquilising it, at a residential area in Guwahati ANUWAR HAZARIKA/REUTERS

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Maru, a two-month-old King Penguin chick and the first successful hatching by the Jurong Bird Park in almost a decade, looks at an adult penguin from a Christmas theme enclosure in the Penguin Coast exhibit at the park in Singapore EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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People dressed as characters from Star Wars take part in an event held for the release of the film 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' in Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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A squirrel is trying to steal a cigarette from Tony Bousell, who is on a break from work, near the Southbank area of London CLODAGH KILCOYNE/REUTERS

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Premier League - Liverpool vs West Bromwich Albion CARL RECINE/Action Images via Reuters

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A tourist poses for a picture during the Christmas market in Zagreb ANTONIO BRONIC/REUTERS

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French President Emmanuel Macron and Arnold Schwarzenegger take a selfie in front of the Eiffel Tower aboard a boat cruising on the Seine river back from the One Planet Summit in Paris POOL/REUTERS

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Monkeys hug amid snow at Huaguo mountain in Lianyungang CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Hindu saints stand in a queue to casts their votes at a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election on the outskirts of Ahmedabad AMIT DAVE/REUTERS

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Ground personnel carry ISS crew member Bresnik of the U.S after landing of the Soyuz MS-05 capsule in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan POOL/REUTERS

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An Indian army paratrooper jumps from a plane carrying an Indian national flag during the "Vijay Diwas", a ceremony to celebrate the liberation of Bangladesh by the Indian Armed Forces on December 16 in 1971, in Kolkata RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI/REUTERS

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Russian TV personality and opposition activist Ksenia Sobchak, who announced plans to run in the upcoming presidential election, arrives for President Putin's annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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The Soyuz MS-05 capsule carrying the crew of Paolo Nespoli of Italy, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Russia and Randy Bresnik of the U.S lands in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan POOL/REUTERS

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Skiing - Men's Alpine Ski World Downhill ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

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Rescue workers are seen on the site of collision between train and school bus in Millas HANDOUT/REUTERS

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley briefs the media in front of remains of Iranian "Qiam" ballistic missile YURI GRIPAS/REUTERS

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Barrel-shaped carriages of a new funicular line are seen in Stoos ARND WIEGMANN/REUTERS

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A woman reacts as Argentine policemen fire rubber bullets during clashes outside the Congress in Buenos Aires AGUSTIN MARCARIAN/REUTERS

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U.S. President Donald Trump cuts a red tape while speaking about deregulation at the White House in Washington KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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A woman takes a picture inside a Christmas tree at Comercio square in Lisbon RAFAEL MARCHANTE/REUTERS

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Firefighters continue to battle the Thomas fire , a wildfire near Fillmore, California GENE BLEVINS/REUTERS

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Worker rides a shared bicycle past piled-up shared bikes at a vacant lot in Xiamen CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Light illuminates the mountain range and hills during the sunrise over the Nagarkot valley NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS

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Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft for the next ISS crew is prepared at the launchpad ahead of its upcoming launch, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

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Workers process fox fur with machinery at a fur market in Chongfu WILLIAM HONG/REUTERS

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Buildings are seen as fog blankets the city of Skopje OGNEN TEOFILOVSKI/REUTERS

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A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte in Nazare RAFAEL MARCHANTE/REUTERS

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Sculptors carve a giant head snow sculpture representing late French singer Johnny Hallyday in Val d'Isere CHRISTIAN HARTMANN/REUTERS

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Israeli border policemen stand away after shooting a Palestinian man with a knife and what looks like an explosive belt near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah. GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS

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A woman undergoes gold facial treatment at Clio Clinic in Madrid SUSANA VERA/REUTERS

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Migrants embrace on the deck of MV Aquarius, a search and rescue ship run in partnership between SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres, after being rescued in the central Mediterranean, 69 nautical miles off the coast of Libya DARRIN ZAMMIT LUPI/REUTERS

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A performer poses during celebrations after Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, took charge as the president during a ceremony outside the party's headquarters in New Delhi ALTAF HUSSAIN/REUTERS

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A motorcyclist rides amid snow in Dalian CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Performers wearing T-Rex costumes play with infants wearing Santa Claus costumes, at a shopping district in Bangkok ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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FIFA Club World Cup Final - Real Madrid vs Gremio FBPA AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS

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President of South Africa Jacob Zuma gestures as he sings to his supporters at the 54th National Conference of the ruling ANC at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa SIPHIWE SIBEKO/REUTERS

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Afghan men play cricket on a field covered in snow on the outskirts of Kabul MOHAMMAD ISMAIL/REUTERS

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The Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft carrying the next International Space Station (ISS) crew blasts off from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

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A citizen leaves a booth after casting his ballot for the presidential election in Santiago RODRIGO GARRIDO/REUTERS

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French skipper Francois Gabart celebrates as he sails the trimaran Macif into Brest harbor STEPHANE MAHE/REUTERS

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Supporters of former Georgian President and Ukrainian opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili clash with police as they try to break into the building of the International Art Centre in Kiev VALENTYN OGIRENKO/REUTERS

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Rohingya Hindu refugees walk through the Kutupalong Hindu refugee camp near Cox's Bazar MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS

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People dressed as Santa Claus row during a Christmas regatta in Venice MANUEL SILVESTRI/REUTERS

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NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Washington Wizards Brad Mills/USA TODAY Sports

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A commuter climbs stairs during a morning snow fall in Lausanne DENIS BALIBOUSE/REUTERS

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Belgian police officers stand guard outside hearing of Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam in Brussels FRANCOIS LENOIR/REUTERS

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An aerial view shows boats moored on the bank of the Yenisei River outside Krasnoyarsk ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS

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Winter swimmer dives into the icy waters of a river at a park in Shenyang CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A cormorant flies low in evening fog at sunset in the County Wexford Marina in New Ross CLODAGH KILCOYNE/REUTERS

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A statue is seen under a solar halo in Santiago IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

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A French luxury group Louis Vuitton store is seen in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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First responders are at the scene of an Amtrak passenger train which derailed and is hanging from a bridge over the I-5 in DuPont NICK ADAMS/REUTERS

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Newly elected president of the ANC Cyril Ramaphosa during the 54th National Conference of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg SIPHIWE SIBEKO/REUTERS

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