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Dec 26, 2017

The Photos Of 2017 Week 51

The Photos Of 2017 Week 51

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

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The scene where an Amtrak passenger train derailed in DuPont STEVE DIPAOLA/REUTERS

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Prima ballerina Cecilia Kerche of the Rio de Janeiro's Municipal Theatre, performs during a protest of the theatre's artists against the non-payment of their salaries and the economic crisis in Rio de Janeiro RICARDO MORAES/REUTERS

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Female giant panda cub Xiang Xiang walks beside her mother Shin Shin at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo POOL/REUTERS

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Surfer Joel Parkinson competes during the Billabong Pipe Masters at the Banzai Pipeline in Pupukea on the island of Oahu ERIC THAYER/REUTERS

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South Korean Marines take part in a winter military drill in Pyeongchang KIM HONG-JI/REUTERS

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Worker pulls cart filled with Jinhua ham at a ham-processing facility in Jinhua WILLIAM HONG/REUTERS

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The Choristers of St Paul's rehearse for a series of services and concerts over the Christmas season at St Paul's Cathedral in London TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

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A woman walks under an umbrella in a park in central Kiev VALENTYN OGIRENKO/REUTERS

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A squirrel is seen on pedestrians' hands in a park in Moscow MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Palestinian demonstrator dressed as Santa Claus hurls stones towards Israeli troops during clashes at a protest near the West Bank city of Ramallah MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS

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People stand next to Christmas decorations in Beijing's Sanlitun area JASON LEE/REUTERS

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Technicians work on an electricity pylon as part of maintenance of high-tension electricity power lines, during sunset in Cantin PASCAL ROSSIGNOL/REUTERS

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A Somali refugee waits to board a UN plane bound for Somalia, part of the UN's Voluntary Repatriation programme, in the Dadaab refugee camp BAZ RATNER/REUTERS

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People are seen on a pier in front of a giant illuminated Christmas ball in Larnaca YIANNIS KOURTOGLOU/REUTERS

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Riot policemen stand next to a figure during clashes with healthcare employees and students who refuse new government policies about health system in La Paz DAVID MERCADO/REUTERS

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Window cleaners, dressed as a rooster, this year's Chinese zodiac animal and a dog, next year's Chinese zodiac animal, pose for photographers as they clean the windows of Ryumeikan hotel during a promotional event to celebrate the upcoming new year in Toky KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS

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Bangladeshi workers carry a piece of metal in Dhaka MOHAMMAD PONIR HOSSAIN/REUTERS

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A protester wears a 'STOP BREXIT' hat outside the Palace of Westminster, London PETER NICHOLLS/REUTERS

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A snowboarder walks on the Peak Walk bridge at Glacier 3000 in Les Diablerets DENIS BALIBOUSE/REUTERS

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U.S. President Donald Trump holds a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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People walk under festive decorations for the upcoming New Year and Christmas season in central Moscow GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS

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A man exercises early in the morning along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India DANISH SIDDIQUI/REUTERS

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Police sit in front of a crashed vehicle after a driver was arrested after ploughing into pedestrians at a crowded intersection near the Flinders Street train station in central Melbourne STRINGER/REUTERS

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Kobe Steel Executive Vice President Naoto Umehara bows to apologise during a news conference in Tokyo KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS

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Man who is believed to be a relative of a victim reacts as smoke rises from a burning building in Jecheon YONHAP/REUTERS

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Homelessness: Christmas on the streets of London MARY TURNER/REUTERS

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India's cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his wife, Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, pose during a photo opportunity at their wedding reception in New Delhi ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS

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Israeli forces fire teargas canisters during a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS

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Cardinals celebrate the funeral of the former Archbishop of Boston Cardinal Bernard Law in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican MAX ROSSI/REUTERS

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Rohingya refugee sisters Our Kaida (R) and Ruhana hug each other at their shelter at the Palongkhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS

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Carles Puigdemont, dismissed President of Catalonia, reacts while viewing results in Catalonia's regional election in Brussels FRANCOIS LENOIR/REUTERS

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A flock of birds fly past the Marine One helicopter as U.S. President Trump returns to the White House after a visit to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington JIM BOURG/REUTERS

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Stranded passengers ride on a makeshift raft after all ferry services were cancelled in Infanta ERIK DE CASTRO/ERIK DE CASTRO

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A statue of the baby Jesus on a bed of bullet shells is seen in a Nativity scene outside the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits Red Square in Moscow ANTON VAGANOV/REUTERS

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A reveller celebrates the winter solstice as the sun rises at Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain in southern England, Britain HANNAH MCKAY/REUTERS

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Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko take a stroll in the garden of the Imperial Residence at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, in this handout picture HANDOUT/REUTERS

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off in the air, as seen from Santa Monica, California SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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Lightning strikes over Chacarita neighborhood during a thunderstorm in Buenos Aires MARCOS BRINDICCI/REUTERS

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People walk past 3D digital projections on the facade of the Grandmaster's Palace as part of Christmas festivities in Valletta DARRIN ZAMMIT LUPI/REUTERS

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Smoke billows from a shopping mall on fire in Davao City SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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China's domestically developed AG600, the world's largest amphibious aircraft, is seen during its maiden flight in Zhuhai CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A twenty-one months old baby elephant sits inside the elephant breeding center in Chitwan NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is seen on a screen as his supporters gather to uphold his bid for presidential candidate, in Moscow MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A dog dressed as Santa Claus takes part in the annual city race in Skopje OGNEN TEOFILOVSKI/REUTERS

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An aerial view shows people dressed as Father Frost and Snow Maiden with members of the Cryophile winter swimming club forming with their bodies a 2018 sign in Krasnoyarsk ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS

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Pope Francis kisses a statuette of baby Jesus during the traditional midnight Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Christmas Eve at the Vatican TONY GENTILE/REUTERS

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U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump participate in NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) Santa Tracker phone calls with children at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S. CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS

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People attend mass during Christmas Eve at a church in Surabaya ANTARA FOTO/REUTERS

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Celebratory dance festival takes place for the 100th birth anniversary of Kim Jong-suk and former leader Kim Jong-il's 26th anniversary of his inauguration as supreme commander of the Korean People's Army in this undated photo released by North Korea's KCN KCNA/REUTERS

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A man dressed in a Santa Claus outfit waves to people from a fisherman's boat on Christmas Eve along the coast of Valparaiso RODRIGO GARRIDO/REUTERS

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A Christian priest performs prayer at a church during Christmas celebrations in Chandigarh AJAY VERMA/REUTERS

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A damaged car is pictured inside the party headquarters of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) after it crashed into the building in Berlin HANNIBAL HANSCHKE/REUTERS

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A Rohingya refugee woman holds a child during a foggy morning at the Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS

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Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, leads members of the royal family as they arrive to attend the Christmas Day church service on the Sandringham estate in eastern England HANNAH MCKAY/REUTERS

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A view shows the scene of an incident involving a passenger bus, which swerved off course and drove into a busy pedestrian underpass, in Moscow STRINGER/REUTERS

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Members of ice swimming club "Berliner Seehunde" (Berlin Seals) take a dip in the Orankesee lake in Berlin as part of their traditional Christmas ice swimming session, in Berlin HANNIBAL HANSCHKE/REUTERS

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Pope Francis waves as he leads the "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) message from the balcony overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican OSSERVATORE ROMANO/REUTERS

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The Aurora Borealis (northern lights) illuminate the sky of Lapland region, in Inari LEHTIKUVA/REUTERS

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