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Nov 21, 2016

The Photos Of 2016 Week 47

The Photos Of 2016 Week 47

Here's our selection of images from around the world from the last seven days.

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A man dressed as the Sesame Street character Big Bird sits on a bench waiting to take pictures with people walking through Central Park in New York SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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The supermoon is partly covered by clouds as it sets behind Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep in the northern capital of Chiang Mai ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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Richard Scheerer displays his taped hands with TRUMP written on one side and expletives on the other, while demonstrating against the election of Republican Donald Trump as President of the United States in Philadelphia MARK MAKELA/REUTERS

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Democratically-elected legislators Yau Wai-ching holds the judgement as she leaves the High Court after court rules pro-independence lawmakers barred in Hong Kong, China TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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One-month-old Nour, who was born under Islamic State rule and has no identity documents recognised by Iraqi authorities, lies in a cot in Khazer refugee camp, Iraq November 11, 2016. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "CALIPHATE CHILDREN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY ZOHRA BENSEMRA/REUTERS

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A man walks through a garden on an autumn day in Srinagar DANISH ISMAIL/REUTERS

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Belgian soldiers scuffle with police officers during a protest against planned pension reforms in central Brussels YVES HERMAN/REUTERS

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An assortment of 5250 illicit firearms and small weapons, recovered during various security operations is arranged in different stock-piles before its destruction in Ngong hills near Kenya's capital Nairobi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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Hindu devotees sit together on the floor of a temple to observe Rakher Upabash for the last day, in Dhaka, Bangladesh MOHAMMAD PONIR HOSSAIN/REUTERS

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Iraqi special forces soldiers point guns at part of Mosul controlled by Islamic State fighters in Iraq GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS

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Still image shows Russian Bastion coastal missile launchers launching Oniks missiles at unknown location in Syria HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Environmental activists take part in "The Dead Sea Swim Challenge", swimming from the Jordanian to Israeli shore, to draw attention to the ecological threats facing the Dead Sea, in Kibbutz Ein Gedi, Israel NIR ELIAS/REUTERS

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Construction Manager Shane Gallagher leads members of the media on a tour of the rebuilt cast-iron dome of the U.S. Capitol, which was formally completed on Tuesday on time for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, in Washington, U.S. CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS

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Greek riot policeman clashes with protesters in Athens during a demonstartion against YANNIS BEHRAKIS/REUTERS

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A young girl adds a message written on a post-it note to a display that was started in reaction to the election of President-elect Donald Trump in New York LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates after he scored a goal. ANDRES STAPFF/REUTERS

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A golden pheasant is seen at Hangzhou Safari Park in Hangzhou CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A vendor sits amidst heaps of radishes as he waits for customers at a wholesale vegetable market in Chandigarh AJAY VERMA/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama tours the Acropolis in Athens KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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A man is battered by a wave as he walks along the seafront in New Brighton, northern England. PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS

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A woman wrapped in a blanket sits on a footpath as she waits for the bank to open to exchange her old high-denomination banknotes in the early hours, in the old quarters of Delhi ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS

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Andalusian horseman waits with his purebred Spanish horse to compete in a morphological contest during the Sicab International Pre Horse Fair in the Andalusian capital of Seville MARCELO DEL POZO/REUTERS

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A man clashes riot police during a civil servant protest against the Rio de Janeiro state government and a plan that will limit public spending in front of the State Assembly of Rio de Janeiro RICARDO MORAES/REUTERS

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Visitors look at " The Last Supper" Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece on a refectory wall of the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan STEFANO RELLANDINI/REUTERS

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Juan Pedro, 32, lies in his bed at home as he waits for paramedics to transport him to a hospital in Guadalajara, to undergo treatment in order to shed excess from his 500-kilo weight, in Aguascalientes STRINGER/REUTERS

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An Iraqi special forces soldier poses for a photograph next to a body of an Islamic State fighter in Tahrir neighbourhood of Mosul GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS

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The International Space Station (ISS) crew member Thomas Pesquet of France waves from a bus before leaving for the pre-flight preparation at the Baikonur cosmodrome SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

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Lego pieces are seen in the world's biggest Lego store in Leicester Square in London STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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Hooded protesters walk amid smoke during clashes following a rally marking the 43nd anniversary of a 1973 student uprising against the military dictatorship that was ruling Greece, in Athens ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama is welcomed by German Chancellor Merkel upon his arrival at the chancellery in Berlin FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS

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The Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft carrying the crew of Whitson of the U.S., Novitskiy of Russia and Pesquet of France blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

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PNP Director General Dela Rosa points at the nose of Kerwin Espinosa, who according to police is a top drug lord in the central Philippines, following his surrender to authorities, during a news conference at the PNP headquarters in Quezon city EZRA ACAYAN/REUTERS

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Lopez kisses Anthony after she presented him with award honoring him as Latin Recording Academy person of the year at the 17th Annual Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS

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Buddhist monks perform prayers to purify the Boudhanath stupa ahead of its opening on November 22, after it was renovated following last yearÕs earthquake in Kathmandu NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS

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A giant African pouched rat identifies a landmine during training in sniffing and detecting landmines at the Sokoine University landmine fields in Morogoro STRINGER/REUTERS

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Wrestler known as Gio Malkriado (top) fights with a fluorescent tube with wrestler Ciclope during an extreme wrestling fight at a temporary wrestling ring inside a car wash in Tulancingo Hidalgo, Mexico October 8, 2016. CARLOS JASSO/REUTERS

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Santa Jerry Julian of Colorado Springs, Colorado hides in the grass following a ride on the Polar Express during a field trip from the Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School in Midland, Michigan, U.S. October 28, 2016. CHRISTINNE MUSCHI/REUTERS

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A person takes a photograph on Westminster Bridge at dusk in central London HANNAH MCKAY/REUTERS

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French politician Alain Juppe, current mayor of Bordeaux, member of the conservative Les Republicains political party and candidate for the centre-right presidential primary attends a rally in Lille PASCAL ROSSIGNOL/REUTERS

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Huge waves crash on the San Esteban de Pravia seafront in the northern Spanish region of Asturias ELOY ALONSO/REUTERS

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View from Russian Il-96 plane shows Swiss Air Force F/A-18 fighter jet in airspace above Switzerland STAFF/REUTERS

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A general view of the dried Ajuan Khota dam, a water reserve affected by drought near La Paz DAVID MERCADO/REUTERS

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney after their meeting at the main clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster MIKE SEGAR/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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Rescue workers search for survivors at the site of a train derailment in Pukhrayan, south of Kanpur city, India JITENDRA PRAKASH/REUTERS

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Participants take a selfie after a nocturnal 5K color glow party run in Monterrey DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS

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Obama talks with Putin at the APEC Summit in Lima, Peru KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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A boy walks past a snow covered car after a heavy snowfall in Almaty, Kazakhstan SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

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Cleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown (13) is tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt (91) during the fourth quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Steelers won 24-9. Scott Galvin/REUTERS

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A customer uses the escalators in a shopping mall in Essen © Ina Fassbender / Reuters/REUTERS

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Rubber masks depicting U.S. President-elect Donald Trump are seen at the Ogawa Studios, a mask making company, in Saitama TORU HANAI/REUTERS

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Boys are silhouetted against the setting sun as they ride bicycles on the outskirts of Agartala JAYANTA DEY/REUTERS

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A migrant prepares to take a bath outside a derelict customs warehouse in Belgrade, Serbia, November 10, 2016. MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS

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