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Dec 5, 2016

The Photos Of 2016 Week 49

The Photos Of 2016 Week 49

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

The Photos Of 2016 Week 49
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Father gives final salute during honors funeral service for US Army Staff Sergeant James Moriarty at Arlington National Cemetery Virginia GARY CAMERON/REUTERS

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Kellyanne Conway, campaign manager and senior advisor to the Trump Presidential Transition Team, converses with "Naked Cowboy" themed street performers in the lobby at Trump Tower in New York LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A missile hangs on a parachute while falling over the rebel-held besieged al-Qaterji neighbourhood of Aleppo ABDALRHMAN ISMAIL/REUTERS

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Oil lamps offered by devotees illuminate the Bagmati River flowing through the premises of the Pashupatinath Temple, during the Bala Chaturdashi festival, in Kathmandu NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS

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Fishermen place bamboo, where they will later place tree branches and fish food, to catch fish in a river in Dhaka MOHAMMAD PONIR HOSSAIN/REUTERS

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Workers wearing protective suits cull chickens after birds were found dead at a poultry farm in Sekikawa town KYODO/REUTERS

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Apartment blocks are pictured in Wuqing District of Tianjin JASON LEE/REUTERS

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A general view shows a New Safe Confinement (NSC) structure over the old sarcophagus covering the damaged fourth reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, in Chernobyl GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS

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Tourists visit a former GDR border watchtower which is fitted with a Santa Claus hat near Potsdamer Platz square in Berlin HANNIBAL HANSCHKE/REUTERS

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A general view shows the illuminated Eiffel Tower, the Hotel des Invalides and rooftops at night in Paris CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Wreckage from a plane that crashed into Colombian jungle with Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, is seen near Medellin FREDY BUILES/REUTERS

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Emma Morano, thought to be the world's oldest person and the last to be born in the 1800s, blows candles during her 117th birthday in Verbania ALESSANDRO GAROFALO/REUTERS

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A tree known as Castanheira-do-Brasil (Bertholletia excelsa) stands in a farm during an operation to combat illegal mining and logging conducted by agents of the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources, or Ibama, supported by military police, in the municipality of Novo Progresso, Para State, northern Brazil, November 10, 2016. UESLEI MARCELINO/REUTERS

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Protesters look out of an LAPD bus after being arrested whle calling for a minimum wage of $15 an hour during a demonstration in Los Angeles LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS

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An urban fox walks alongside the Mall in central London TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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A flower is pictured over a Chapecoense soccer team logo in tribute to their players in front of the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco PAULO WHITAKER/REUTERS

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An anti-government demonstrator kicks back a tear gas canister during a clash with riot policemen during a protest against a constitutional amendment, known as PEC 55, that limits public spending, in front of Brazil's National Congress in Brasilia ADRIANO MACHADO/REUTERS

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Leandro Bastos player of Chapecoense's under-15 soccer team sits inside the team's locker room at the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco PAULO WHITAKER/REUTERS

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A royal guard to Charles Wesley Mumbere, king of the Rwenzururu kingdom, is seen handcuffed in Kasese JAMES AKENA/REUTERS

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U.S. President-elect Trump sits at a table for dinner with former Massachusetts Governor Romney and his choice for White House Chief of Staff Priebus at Jean-Georges at the Trump International Hotel & Tower in New York LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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The Oceti Sakowin camp is seen in a snow storm during a protest against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S STEPHANIE KEITH/REUTERS

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Security guards hold a protester as they remove a group from the House of Representatives after they began chanting slogans regarding the offshore detention of asylum seekers during Question Time in Parliament House, Canberra, Australia STRINGER/REUTERS

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Commuters make their way across the London Bridge as the sun rises over London DYLAN MARTINEZ/REUTERS

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People attend a protest calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down in central Seoul KIM HONG-JI/REUTERS

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Deer graze at dawn on the coldest day the year so far according to the Meteorological Office, in Richmond Park in west London, Britain TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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A military vehicle transports the ashes of Cuba's late President Fidel Castro in Havana ALEXANDRE MENEGHINI/REUTERS

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Debris is seen after an attack on UN offices at the airport in Gao STRINGER/REUTERS

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Walker a seven year old polar bear shakes water from his fur as emerges from the icy pond at the RZSS Highland Wildlife Park in Kincraig, Kingussie, Scotland RUSSELL CHEYNE/REUTERS

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Riot police use pepper sprays to disperse demonstrators during a protest against a fire in a dormitory that killed 11 people in the southern city of Adana, in Ankara STRINGER/REUTERS

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A man sails a barge along Regent's Canal in late afternoon sunshine in Little Venice in London, Britain TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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Model Gigi Hadid gets ready backstage before the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Grand Palais in Paris BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

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Belgian army Special Forces are seen during the Black Blade military exercise involving several European Union countries at Florennes airbase YVES HERMAN/REUTERS

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The caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro pass along a highway in Cardenas EDGARD GARRIDO/REUTERS

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Lucy, a 3.18 million year old fossil specimen of Australopithecus afarensis from the University of Texas at Austin HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Lions of The Tigris a group of Sunni Arab fighters part of the The Popular Mobilisation Committee, or Hashid Shaabi take part during a military operation against Islamic State militants in Shayyalah al-Imam, THAIER AL-SUDANI/REUTERS

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A woman and her daughter their respects at statues of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang © Damir Sagolj / Reuters/REUTERS

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Magnus Carlsen of Norway waves the crowd at a news conference after defeating Sergey Karjakin at the 2016 World Chess Championship match in New York MARK KAUZLARICH/REUTERS

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Thailand's new King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun pays respect to a picture of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Addlyadej and Queen Sirikit, as he accepts an invitation from parliament to succeed his father, at Bangkok's Dusit Palace in Bangkok HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Indian Navy marine commandos demonstrate their skills during a rehearsal ahead of Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai DANISH SIDDIQUI/REUTERS

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Britain's Prince Harry look at horses as he tours the Nature Fun Ranch in St. Andrew, Barbados ADREES LATIF/REUTERS

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Britain's Prince Harry takes an HIV test alongside singer Rihanna to highlight World AIDS Day in Bridgetown POOL/REUTERS

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Vice-President elect Mike Pence walk off Trump's plane upon their arrival in Indianapolis MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS

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An Iraqi father mourns the death of his son, who was killed during clashes in the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, in al-Samah neighborhood, Iraq MOHAMMED SALEM/REUTERS

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Ukrainian missile complexes launch medium range guided missiles during military drills in Kherson region STRINGER/REUTERS

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People watch the caravan carrying Cuba's late President Fidel Castro's ashes in Camaguey CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS/REUTERS

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump appears at a USA Thank You Tour event at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS

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Passengers check their mobiles as garbage is accumulated during a protest by the cleaning staff at Barcelona's airport ALBERT GEA/REUTERS

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Mohamed Hagras, 31, looks on as he performs the "Beard of Bee" before the upcoming Egyptian Agricultural Carnival of Beekeeping in his farm at Shebin El Kom city in the province of Al- Al-Monofyia AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS

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Funeral workers prepare a coffin with the remains of a victim who died when the plane carrying Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense crashed into the Colombian jungle, in Medellin JAIME SALDARRIAGA/REUTERS

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A general view shows rising smoke after strikes on Aleppo city OMAR SANADIKI/REUTERS

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History enthusiasts, dressed as soldiers, fight during the re-enactment of Napoleon's famous battle of Austerlitz near the southern Moravian town of Slavkov u Brna DAVID W CERNY/REUTERS

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People gather under a Christmas Tree, marking the beginning of Christmas season in Zgharta city OMAR IBRAHIM/REUTERS

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Soldiers push the vehicle and trailer carrying the ashes of Cuba's late President Fidel Castro after suffering a mechanical issue in Santiago de Cuba IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

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Britain's Prince Harry visits Kaieteur Falls during an official visit in Guyana CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS

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Flames rise from the top of a warehouse, which caught fire during a dance party in Oakland HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Cuba's President Raul Castro places the box containing the ashes of Cuba's former President Fidel Castro into a boulder at the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A skier dressed as Santa participates in a charity run down a slope at Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry, Maine JOEL PAGE/REUTERS

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife Agnese wait to cast their votes for the referendum on constitutional reform, in Pontassieve STRINGER/REUTERS

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Recovery teams examine the charred remains of the two-story converted warehouse that caught fire killing dozens in Oakland LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS

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Activist Dr. Cornel West speaks to Chief Arvol Looking Horse of Green Grass South Dakota, who is the spiritual leader of the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota Sioux Nations inside of the Oceti Sakowin camp, near Cannon Ball LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he and first lady Michelle Obama attend the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington YURI GRIPAS/REUTERS

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A pigeon flies over Parliament Square past the statue of Winston Churchill outside the Supreme Court, central London TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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Former footballer Andy Woodward (R) consoles colleague Steve Walters at the launch of The Offside Trust, an independent group set up to support players and their families who have suffered abuse, in Manchester northern England PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS

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A tear gas canister fired by riot police explodes near a policeman as the police disperse doctors striking to demand fulfilment of a 2013 agreement between their union and the government that would raise their pay and improve working conditions in Nairobi THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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Displaced Iraqi children, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, play at Khazer camp ALAA AL-MARJANI/REUTERS

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Dusk falls behind the Houses of Parliament on a clear evening in Westminster, central London TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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