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Dec 19, 2016

The Photos Of 2016 Week 51

The Photos Of 2016 Week 51

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

The Photos Of 2016 Week 51
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Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad carry their national flags and gesture as they tour the streets in celebration of what they say is the Syrian army's victory against the rebels in Aleppo OMAR SANADIKI/REUTERS

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David Beckham, Priyanka Chopra and Orlando Bloom applaud during the UNICEF 70th anniversary event at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan ANDREW KELLY/REUTERS

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Govermental Syrian forces fires into sky as celebrating their victory against rebels in eastern Aleppo OMAR SANADIKI/REUTERS

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Former Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina (L) speaks with Kellyanne Conway, campaign manager and senior advisor to the Trump Presidential Transition Team, after her meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in the lobby of Trump Tower in SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

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Russian President Putin plays with his dog Yume before giving interview to Japanese Nippon Television and Yomiuri newspaper at Kremlin in Moscow SPUTNIK/REUTERS

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Artists work on snow sculptures at an exhibition in Harbin CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A employee packages clean and processed caviar at the caviar fish farming company "Sturgeon", the leading French producer, in Saint-Genis-de-Saintonge REGIS DUVIGNAU/REUTERS

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and musician Kanye West pose for media at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City ANDREW KELLY/REUTERS

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Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad stand atop a damaged tank near Umayyad mosque, in the government-controlled area of Aleppo, during a media tour, Syria OMAR SANADIKI/REUTERS

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A man lights up his cigarette with the flames of a bus burned by anti-government demonstrators during a protest against the constitutional amendment PEC 55, which limits public spending, in front of Brazil's National Congress in Brasilia ADRIANO MACHADO/REUTERS

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish girls pose for a photographer in the southern city of Ashdod AMIR COHEN/REUTERS

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Jeonbuk Hyundai's Kim Shinwook (top) heads the ball to score their fourth goal. KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS

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Rusting old petrol pumps outside a long-closed rural village petrol station are seen on a minor road near Trowbridge, Britain. TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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A satellite image shows what CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative says appears to be anti-aircraft guns and what are likely to be close-in weapons systems (CIWS) on the artificial island Johnson Reef in the South China Sea DIGITALGLOBE/REUTERS

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Chile's economy minister Luis Cespedes holds up an inflatable doll during an event of the exporters' association Asexma in Santiago STRINGER/REUTERS

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A still image from video of a general view of bomb damaged eastern Aleppo, Syria in the rain REUTERS TV/REUTERS

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, reads the Scouts promise during a Cub Scout Pack meeting with cubs from the Kings Lynn District POOL/REUTERS

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Arman Kushkarov raises a hand for landing of his tamed bird during training outside of the village of Shamalgan SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

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A man captures rime at a park beside a river in Shenyang SHENG LI/REUTERS

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The moon sets over the Eiffel Tower in Paris CHRISTIAN HARTMANN/REUTERS

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A worker applies colour to strings which will be used to fly kites, on a roadside in Ahmedabad AMIT DAVE/REUTERS

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Retired builder Vasili Sidamonidze, 70, poses for a portrait at his home in Gori, Georgia, December 6, 2016. "Unfortunately, Stalin is not popular nowadays. Our people don't respect him. Only we, members of the (Communist) Party, respect him," Sidamonidze said. "I always try to attend Stalin's birthday anniversaries in Gori. Unfortunately many people don't want to join us even if they live nearby. They look at us from their windows." DAVID MDZINARISHVILI/REUTERS

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People skate during the opening of an ice rink on the roof of a skyscraper in Moscow MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Raimundo da Silva stands nearby as his sons Daniel da Silva, Ariana da Silva and Raniel da Silva play on top of a train wagon near the city of Salgueiro, Pernambuco state, northeastern Brazil, October 26, 2016. UESLEI MARCELINO/REUTERS

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A still image from video taken December 15, 2016 over eastern Aleppo shows an operation to evacuate thousands of civilians and fighters in buses from Aleppo REUTERS TV/REUTERS

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Shipwreck MV Plassy is seen surrounded by seabirds on Baltray beach in Louth CLODAGH KILCOYNE/REUTERS

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Signs with 100 bolivar notes are seen on the desks of lawmakers from Venezuela's United Socialist Party, before a session of the National Assembly in Caracas MARCO BELLO/REUTERS

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Persimmons dry on rooftops in Anxi county, Quanzhou CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A live-fire drill using an aircraft carrier is seen carried out in the Bohai sea CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A home is decorated with a display of Christmas of lights in a tradition that has grown over recent years in the small village of Westfield in Sussex, south east England TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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Former astronaut and United States Senator John Glenn lies in state, under a U.S. Marine honor guard, in the Rotunda of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio NASA/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama departs after his last news conference of the year at the White House in Washington CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS

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A young girl gestures as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks about the media during a USA Thank You Tour event in Orlando, Florida LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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People react after a bus was hit by an explosion in Kayseri STRINGER/REUTERS

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A man runs over the Brooklyn Bridge during morning snow in Manhattan, New York City ANDREW KELLY/REUTERS

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Buses travel along Westminster Bridge during a foggy day in London NEIL HALL/REUTERS

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Women pose for a picture at the entrance of the Carlton Hotel, in the government controlled area of Aleppo OMAR SANADIKI/REUTERS

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A surfer rides a large wave at El Bocal during the Vaca Gigante giant wave surf competition in Santander VINCENT WEST/REUTERS

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A Christmas wreath is placed at a grave at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in the Wreaths Across America event in Denver RICK WILKING/REUTERS

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Costumed participants take break during Perchten parade in Osterseeon MICHAELA REHLE/REUTERS

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Participants release sky lanterns during the "Christmas light of wishes" event in Zagreb ANTONIO BRONIC/REUTERS

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Participants, wearing Santa Claus outfits, take part in a charity race in benefit of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation in Madrid SERGIO PEREZ/REUTERS

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A Jewish man covered in a prayer shawl, prays in the Jewish settler outpost of Amona in the West Bank BAZ RATNER/REUTERS

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A man decorates a church ahead of Christmas celebrations in Ahmedabad AMIT DAVE/REUTERS

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A view shows burning buses while en route to evacuate ill and injured people from the besieged Syrian villages of al-Foua and Kefraya, after they were attacked and burned, in Idlib province SANA/REUTERS

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Miss Puerto Rico Stephanie Del Valle is crowned after winning the Miss World 2016 Competition in Oxen Hill, Maryland JOSHUA ROBERTS/REUTERS

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A man walks during sunrise in smog as a red alert issued for air pollution in Beijing JASON LEE/REUTERS

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Choi Soon-sil arrives for her first court hearing in Seoul KIM HONG-JI/REUTERS

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A Congolese opposition party supporter displays a red card against President Joseph Kabila Kinshasa THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS

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A girl rides in a bus to be evacuated from a rebel-held sector of eastern Aleppo ABDALRHMAN ISMAIL/REUTERS

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People make their way through heavy smog on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Shengfang DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS

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Turkish police secure the area near an art gallery where the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov was shot in Ankara UMIT BEKTAS/REUTERS

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Russian Ambassador to Turkey Karlov lies on the ground after he was shot by unidentified man at an art gallery in Ankara STRINGER/REUTERS

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A truck is seen near the Christmas market in Berlin FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS

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Parts of a Christmas market decoration stick in the windscreen of a truck in Berlin FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS

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