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Dec 12, 2016

The Photos Of 2016 Week 50

The Photos Of 2016 Week 50

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

The Photos Of 2016 Week 50
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A television reporter points at the wreckage of a Turkish Air Force F-16 fighter jet after it crashed in an empty field in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir SERTAC KAYAR/REUTERS

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A man takes part in a march with veterans to Backwater Bridge just outside of the Oceti Sakowin camp during a snow fall as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Men exercise amongst the trees on a cold winter morning in the outskirts of Srinagar DANISH ISMAIL/REUTERS

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A woman holds a candle at a vigil for the victims of the fatal warehouse fire in Oakland LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS

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Members of staff work in a Brindisa shop, a Spanish fine food business, at Borough Market in London STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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The sun rises while smoke is pictured near Aleppo's historic citadel, as seen from a government-controlled area of Aleppo OMAR SANADIKI/REUTERS

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German Chancellor and leader of the conservative CDU Merkel opens the CDU party convention in Essen WOLFGANG RATTAY/REUTERS

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An Iraqi soldier sits among wreckage of buildings damaged from clashes in the frontline during a battle with Islamic State militants in the neighbourhood of Intisar AHMED JADALLAH/REUTERS

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Iraqi army fires towards Islamic State militant positions in Mosul from the village of Adhbah THAIER AL-SUDANI/REUTERS

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Tourists take photos on the Monte Carlo casino square as part of illuminations for the Christmas holiday season in Monaco ERIC GAILLARD/REUTERS

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Fireworks explode next to riot police during clashes following an anniversary rally marking the 2008 police shooting of 15-year-old student, Alexandros Grigoropoulos, in Athens ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS/REUTERS

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Arsenal's Alex Iwobi celebrates scoring their fourth goal Andrew Couldridge/REUTERS

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Members of Japan's Self-Defence Force's honour guard prepare for a ceremony for U.S. Defense Secretary Carter at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo TORU HANAI/REUTERS

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son speak to the press after meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York BRENDAN MCDERMID/REUTERS

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Rescue workers use heavy equipment to search for victims in a collapsed building following an earthquake in Lueng Putu, Pidie Jaya in the northern province of Aceh, Indonesia ANTARA FOTO/REUTERS

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump poses on the cover of Time Magazine after being named its person of the year HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A visitor and an employee dressed as Snegurochka pose for a picture inside an upside down house at the Royev Ruchey Park of Flora and Fauna in the suburbs of Krasnoyarsk ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS

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A combination picture shows Zofia, 8, posing for a photograph November 23, 2016 (top) and her drawing of what she wants to get for Christmas from Santa, in Warsaw, Poland November 24, 2016. "Dear Santa, I would like to get a cat. But a Robopanda would be ok too. I hope to see you this time. Zosia." she wrote. Reuters photographers around the world asked children to draw what they wanted to receive from Santa for Christmas. KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS

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Men ride a tricycle as they flee deeper into the remaining rebel-held areas of Aleppo ABDALRHMAN ISMAIL/REUTERS

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Wind mills producing renewable energy are seen in the eolic park of the Valle de los vientos in the II Antofagasta region STRINGER/REUTERS

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Pearl Harbor survivor Paul Hilliard greets U.S. Navy Chaplain Admiral Margaret Kibben on board the USS Arizona memorial during the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii HUGH GENTRY/REUTERS

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Actors Stone and Gosling show their hands after placing them in cement during a ceremony in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese theatre in Hollywood MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS

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Whirling dervishes perform a traditional "Sema" ritual during a ceremony, one of many marking the 743rd anniversary of the death of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi, at Mevlana Cultural Center in Konya MURAD SEZER/REUTERS

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Fans holding flares take part in a symbolic event to remember the Chapecoense soccer team who died in a plane crash in Colombia, outside the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro PILAR OLIVARES/REUTERS

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A Malian soldier carries mock weaponry for training during the visit of German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen to the EUTM military training mission in Koulikoro POOL/REUTERS

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Sand can be seen spilling from a newly dredged channel in this view of Vietnamese-held Ladd Reef HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A small-particle haze hangs above the Eiffel Tower, that is seen on the horizon from Suresnes, near Paris CHRISTIAN HARTMANN/REUTERS

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An Iraqi boy holds the hand of his sister as they wait to receive aid outside a distribution point run by United Nations agencies at Zahra district AHMED JADALLAH/REUTERS

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A leech in quarantine is seen in a jar at the Ricarimpex laboratory in Eysines REGIS DUVIGNAU/REUTERS

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People, who left the eastern districts of Aleppo, carry their belongings as they walk in a government held area of Aleppo SANA/REUTERS

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Law enforcement personnel look on from a rooftop while U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's plane takes off as Trump is travelling to Ohio from LaGuardia Airport in New York City MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS

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Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan competes. JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER/REUTERS

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden steps off his plane in a snow storm upon his arrival in Ottawa CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

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A man retrieves fans from a collapsed shop following a strong earthquake in Meureudu, Pidie Jaya, Aceh province DARREN WHITESIDE/REUTERS

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The carcass of 35-year-old elephant Sidda is lifted by a crane for its autopsy after he died of his injuries which he, according to forest officials, sustained while being chased by villagers late August, at Dabbaguli village on the outskirts of Bengaluru ABHISHEK CHINNAPPA/REUTERS

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A winter swimmer swims after breaking the ice on a frozen lake at a park in Shenyang SHENG LI/REUTERS

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a "Thank You USA" tour rally in Baton Rouge MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS

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Spanish soldiers assemble support tents after African migrants crossed the border fence between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave of Ceuta outside CETI JUAN MEDINA/REUTERS

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People are seen on a London bus travelling on Oxford Street past Christmas lights in London CLODAGH KILCOYNE/REUTERS

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Palestinian boy looks out through a bus window as he waits with his family to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after it was opened by Egyptian authorities for humanitarian cases, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA/REUTERS

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An aerial view shows the site where a cargo train derailed and exploded in the village of Hitrino, Bulgaria STRINGER/REUTERS

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Protesters hold candles during a rally against South Korean President Park Geun-Hye in central Seoul POOL/REUTERS

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Conan O'Brien takes a selfie during the Peace Prize awarding ceremony at City Hall in Oslo NTB SCANPIX/REUTERS

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A man dressed as Santa Claus relieves himself during the Santacon event in London PETER NICHOLLS/REUTERS

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Njama Tipis, a Maasai moran from Rombo Manyatta, competes in the 2016 Maasai Olympics at the Sidai Oleng Wildlife Sanctuary, at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro, near the Kenya-Tanzania border in Kimana THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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Police arrive at the site of an explosion in central Istanbul MURAD SEZER/REUTERS

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Police arrive at the site of an explosion in central Istanbul MURAD SEZER/REUTERS

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French President Francois Hollande visits Lascaux 4, a new complete replica of the original prehistoric painted caves, in Lascaux, France REGIS DUVIGNAU/REUTERS

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Actor Donnie Yen poses next to an "X-wing fighter" on the red carpet as he arrives at the world premiere of the film "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" in Hollywood MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS

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Anthony Joshua celebrates his win Andrew Couldridge/REUTERS

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A combat drill of the service personnel of the special operation battalion of KPA Unit 525 is seen in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang KCNA/REUTERS

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Smoke and flames rise after air strikes on rebel-controlled besieged area of Aleppo, as seen from a government-held side, in Syria OMAR SANADIKI/REUTERS

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Turkish police officers carry a coffin of a fellow officer during a ceremony for police officers killed in Saturday's blasts in Istanbul MURAD SEZER/REUTERS

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Dogs compete in a sled and skijoring race outside Yekaterinburg MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Policemen look through a hole in a house from the clashes in Qaraqosh ALAA AL-MARJANI/REUTERS

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A motorcyclist and his dog drive past the scene of Saturday's blasts in Istanbul, Turkey YAGIZ KARAHAN/REUTERS

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A Vietnamese bride is seen pushing the groom on a scooter during a photo shoot for their wedding in An Bang Beach outside Hoi An in Vietnam STRINGER/REUTERS

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Children leap into a tidal pool as temperatures soar at Camps Bay beach in Cape Town MIKE HUTCHINGS/REUTERS

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Show host TJ Miller is introduced at the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS

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A civil defence member attempts to get out of a site hit at night by an airstrike in Saraqeb, in rebel-held Idlib province, Syria AMMAR ABDULLAH/REUTERS

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People tour a Christmas attraction featuring a display of more than 800,000 light bulbs in Universal Studios Singapore EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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UN Secretary-General-designate Mr. Antonio Guterres of Portugal is sworn in by President of the UN General Assembly Peter Thomson at UN headquarters in New York LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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