Detroit (US): The Canadian Coast Guard vessel Samuel Risley leads the Algocanada, an oil/chemical tanker, through ice on Lake St. Clair as they enter the Detroit River. Cold weather in the region has created ice jams and caused shipping problems in some locations. Photo: Jim West/dpa.
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Tijuana (Mexico): Journalists from various media outlets in Tijuana and members of civil society demonstrate in front of the Attorney General's Office to demand justice from authorities for the deaths of journalist Lourdes Maldonado and photojournalist Margarito Martinez. Maldonado was shot dead in her car in Tijuana on Sunday. Days earlier, also in Tijuana, photojournalist Martinez was shot while leaving his home. Photo: Omar Martínez/dpa.
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Istanbul (Turkey): A man walks on a snow-covered highway while protecting his clothes with a plastic wrap during heavy snowfall. Heavy snowfall has caused traffic chaos in Turkey. Photo: Ibrahim Oner/dpa.
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London (United Kingdom): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson jogs in central London. Johnson is under mounting pressure to hold an inquiry into claims junior minister Nusrat Ghani was sacked because of her "Muslimness" after a second Cabinet minister called for an investigation. Photo: Aaron Chown/dpa.
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Ancon (Peru): A bird tainted with oil stands on a rock at the beach after an oil spill at the La Pampilla refinery, owned by the Spanish group Repsol. Last weekend, about 6000 barrels (159 litres each) of oil spilt during the unloading of a tanker. High waves following the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano on Tonga caused the accident, Repsol said. Photo: Hidalgo Calatayud Espinoza/dpa.
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Chiapa de Corzo (Mexico): Dancers parade through the streets of Chiapa de Corzo in honor of Saint Sebastian. The parachicos were declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco in 2010. Photo: Daniel Díaz/dpa.
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Beijing (China): A man sweeps snow near Changhua Road in Haidian district, Beijing. Photo: Fan Jiashan/dpa.
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Sanaa (Yemen): Yemeni people inspect a damaged building at the site of a Saudi-led air strike on Sanaa. At least 12 people were killed in strikes carried out by the Saudi-led military coalition on Yemen's rebel-held capital Sana'a, a rebel official said on Tuesday. Photo: Hani Al-Ansi/dpa.
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Berlin (Germany): Counter-demonstrators try to block the demonstration against the Corona measures. Photo: Fabian Sommer/dpa.
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Jerusalem (Israel): Members of a Palestinian family stand on the roof of their home and threatening to set off a gas tank as Israeli police prepare to evict the house in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. The Jerusalem Municipality has expropriated the land on which the family home is built in order to build a school. Photo: Ilia Yefimovich/dpa.
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Kulawra (Bangladesh): A devotee with painting body takes part in the Dance of Lord Kali during Charak Puja Festival (Devotion to God) in Kulawra. Charak Puja is an ancient Hindu religious and folk festival celebrating in during Poush Shonkhanti of Bangla Calender year. Photo: Md Rafayat Haque Khan/dpa.
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Jerusalem (Israel): An off duty IDF soldier strolls through the Alrov Mamilla Shopping Mall, carrying an M16 assault rifle. Photo: Nir Alon/dpa.
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Bisha (Saudi Arabia): Slovak racer Stefan Svitko of Slovnaft Rally Team races during stage 11 of Rally Dakar 2022 around Bisha. Photo: Red Bull Media/dpa.
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Kolkata (India): A group of Sadhus stand in a queue for a Covid-19 rapid antigen test at a base camp for the devotees heading towards Gangasagar Mela. Photo: Sankhadeep Banerjee/dpa.
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Iquique (Chile): People whose houses were destroyed in a fire in the Laguna Verde settlement are camping on the site to prevent the properties from being occupied by other people. At least 100 houses had been destroyed in the major fire on January 11. Photo: Cristian Vivero Boornes/dpa.
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La Paz (Bolivia): Women in traditional dress shout slogans during a protest against the introduction of a Corona vaccination certificate. Photo: Radoslaw Czajkowski/dpa.
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Sydney (Australia): Empty shelves for delicatessen products are seen at a supermarket in Sydney. The recent spike in COVID-19 infections has caused major logistical disruptions, with staff members, truck drivers and distribution centre workers among those forced to stay at home with the virus or awaiting test results. Photo: Bianca De Marchi/dpa.
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Sandakan (Malaysia): Several students from Kebangsaan Sibuga Besar school use the dilapidated Nelayan Tengah suspension bridge to attend school sessions. The locals in collaboration with members of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party took the initiative to replace the floor of the suspension bridge which is the communication route for three villages. Photo: Arjasneh Ahmad/dpa.
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Oakham (UK): A palaeontologist poses for a picture with the Ichthyosaur skeleton found at Rutland Nature Reserve. Ten meters long and the skull alone weighs a ton - those are the dimensions of an ichthyosaur fossil found by British researchers in a reservoir in the East Midlands. The ichthyosaur is the largest and most complete fossil of its kind ever found in the UK. Photo: Anglian Water/dpa.
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Baltimore (US): Engineering teams celebrate at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore as the second primary mirror wing of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope unfolds, before beginning the process of latching the mirror's wing into place. When fully latched, the infrared observatory will have completed its unprecedented process of unfolding in space to prepare for science operations. The telescope, which was built jointly by space agencies in Europe, the US and Canada, will explore the oldest galaxies in the universe. Photo: Bill Ingalls/NASA.
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Kunduz (Afghanistan): An Afghani boy rides a wheelbarrow in a market in Kunduz, northern Afghanistan. Afghanistan is facing the largest humanitarian crisis in the world, given the sharp deterioration in its economic conditions since the Taliban seized power last August. Photo: Oliver Weiken/dpa.
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Brno (Czech Republic): Orthodox Christians attend Christmas mass at the Czechoslovak Hussite Church. The Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas on 07 January according to the Julian calendar, while other Christian churches have adopted the later Gregorian calendar. Photo: álek Václav/dpa.
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Washington (US): People hold up candles and placards during a candlelight vigil on the National Mall to mark the first anniversary of the January 6 Capitol riot. A mob of supporters of US President Donald Trump attacked the United States Capitol in Washington on 6 January 2021. Photo: Probal Rashid/dpa.
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Madrid (Spain): The Three Wise Men distribute toys to more than 400 children in cooperation with Madrina ONG Foundation, during the traditional Epiphany celebrations in Madrid. Photo: Indira/dpa.
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Tokyo (Japan): Handlers inspect freshly caught fish in the Tsukiji fish market. A bluefin tuna netted 16.8 million yen (144,815 dollars) at the Tokyo fish market's first auction of the year on Wednesday. Photo: picture alliance/Lars Nicolaysen/dpa.
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Bhaktapur (Nepal): A migrant worker balance bricks on his head at a brick kiln. Nepalese and Indian seasonal laborers arrive during the winter season to work at kilns. Photo: Skanda Gautam/dpa.
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Dhaka (Bangladesh): Bangladeshi day labourers carry baskets of coal from a cargo ship in Gabtoli. They are earning around $1 every 30 baskets of coal unloaded from the ship. Photo: Piyas Biswas/dpa.
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New Delhi (India): A healthcare worker collects a coronavirus (Covid-19) test swab sample from a woman amidst the spread of the disease, at a railway station. Photo: Karma Sonam Bhutia/dpa.
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Bournemouth (UK): A group of people swim in the sea on Boscombe Beach during sunrise. Photo: Andrew Matthews/dpa.
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Emmerthal (Germany): Steam rises from the cooling towers of the Grohnde nuclear power plant. After around 36 years, the nuclear power plant in the Weserbergland region near Hamelin will finally be taken off the grid on 31 December 2021. The operator Preussenelektra expects the subsequent nuclear dismantling to take 10 to 15 years. Photo: Julian Stratenschulte/dpa.
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Mumbai (India): Women marshals riding on a beach clean up vehicle at Versova beach. Photo: Ashish Vaishnav/dpa.
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Gaza (Palestinian Territories): A Palestinian man throws up a little son on the beach of Gaza sea during sunset. Photo: Ashraf Amra/dpa.
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New Orleans (US): New Orleans Saints linebacker Zack Baun (L) tries to keep a hold of Miami Dolphins running back Duke Johnson during the US National Football League (NFL) match between New Orleans Saints and Miami Dolphins at Caesars Superdome stadium. Photo: Dan Anderson/dpa.
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Barcelona (Spain): A protester wearing a Santa hat raises her lighting mobile phone during a protest against the vaccination and the Covid passport in the centre of Barcelona on Christmas day. Photo: Paco Freire/dpa.
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La Palma (Spain): A general view of a house covered with volcanic ash at the exclusion zone near the Cumbre Vieja volcano. Photo: Alexandre Diaz/dpa.
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Vigo (Spain): A group of bikers dressed as Santa Claus tour the city during the eleventh edition of the Papanoelada biker, organized by Moto Club Galicia. Photo: Marta Vázquez Rodríguez/dpa.
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Beit Lahia, Gaza Strip (Palestinian Territories): A Palestinian family warm themselves by a fire at their home on a cold rainy day in Beit Lahia. Photo: Ashraf Amra/dpa.
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Buenos Aires (Argentina): Members of the global environmental movement Extinction Rebellion take part in a protest in front of the clothing store 'ZARA' against the fast fashion industry, the second most polluting industry in the world. Photo: Alejo Manuel Avila/dpa,
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London (UK): People at a Christmas market in Leicester Square, as the government on Tuesday ruled out introducing further restrictions in England ahead of Christmas to slow the spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/dpa.
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Swanage (UK): People take part in a winter solstice yoga session at the National Trust's Corfe Castle in Dorset to mark the solstice and to witness the sunrise after the longest night of the year. Photo: Andrew Matthews/dpa.
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Melbourne (Australia): People jump off St Kilda Pier into the water at St Kilda Beach in Melbourne. Photo: Con Chronis/dpa.
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Shah Alam (Malaysia): A woman uses a water tank to carry her children after a residential area was hit by floods due to continuous heavy rain that hit several places in Malaysia yesterday. Photo: Mohd Asri Saifuddin Mamat/dpa.
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Malaga (Spain): Villagers hold baskets of burning wicks soaked in oil during the folk festival of 'Los Rondeles' on the eve of the feast of Saint Lucia in the small village of Casarabonela. Photo: Jesus Merida/dpa.
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Madrid (Spain): Spanish singer Raphael performs on stage during a concert at Wizink Centre to celebrate 60 years of his musical career. Raphael is one of the most nationally and internationally renowned Spanish artists. Photo: Atilano Garcia/dpa.
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Vatican City (The Vatican): Pope Francis receives Bishops from Spain on their 'ad Limina Apostolorum' visit to the Vatican. Photo: Us Press Office Vatican/dpa.
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Mayfield (US): US President Joe Biden meets with locals during a walk through downtown Mayfield to review the devastation to the Kentucky community by recent tornadoes. Photo: Dominick Del Vecchio/dpa.
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London (UK): An undated handout photo, published by Guinness World Records, shows Sylvia Pope, 79 from Swansea, who now holds the record for the largest collection of Christmas bauble ornaments. Photo: Diyan Kantardzhiev/Guinness World Records/dpa.
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Nazare (Portugal): Portuguese surfer Joao De Macedo rides a wave during the TUDOR Nazare Tow Surfing Challenge at Nazare's North Beach. Photo: Pedro Fiuza/dpa.
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San Salvador (El Salvador): Protesters burn a box with images of Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele and Bitcoin signs during an anti-government protest. Photo: Camilo Freedman/dpa.
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London (UK): Canadian singer Justin Bieber performs on stage during Jingle Bell Ball Music Festival at London's O2 Arena. Photo: Matt Crossick/dpa.
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Vienna (Austria): Demonstrators hold a banner showing a health worker between the phrases "2020 OMG you are our heroes..2021 take the vaccine or you are fired" as they take part in a protest against the Corona measures and the planned mandatory vaccination. Photo: Florian Wieser/dpa,
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Taipei City (Taiwan): A demonstrator wearing a mask with the face of Chinese President Xi Jinping handcuffs a monk, during a protest calling to boycott the Beijing Winter Games 2022, outside the Bank of China, following several diplomatic boycotts of the Games. Photo: Daniel Ceng Shou-Yi/dpa.
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Madrid (Spain): A demonstrator holds a photo of Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez with hair extensions pasted on it, during a protest by hairdressers and beauticians outside the Senate in Madrid to demand a reduction in VAT. Photo: Isabel Infantes/dpa.
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Sydney (Australia): A two-week-old Pygmy Hippo calf makes her first appearance with her mother Kambiri at Taronga Zoo. Photo: Bianca De Marchi/dpa.
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Bangkok (Thailand): A diver dressed up as Santa Claus swims next to a shark at the Sea Life Aquarium. Photo: Chaiwat Subprasom/dpa.
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Seville (Spain): People gather as they attend the lighting of the Christmas Tree. Photo: Joaquin Corchero/dpa.
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Makati City (Philippines): A student fixes her face shield before attending an in-person class at an elementary school. Around 28 schools in the Philippine capital began conducting limited face-to-face classes with strict health protocols to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Basilio Sepe/dpa.
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New York (US): People play jump rope games in Central Park in New York. Photo: Debra L. Rothenberg/dpa.
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Melbourne (Australia): People take part in the Eureka Freedom Rally against vaccinations and compulsory vaccinations. Photo: Joel Carrett/dpa.
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Boesinghausen (Germany): An employee of the Christmas tree market 'Billen Forst' move Christmas trees wrapped in bale net. Photo: Swen Pfoertner/dpa.
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Seoul (South Korea): South Korean Defence Minister Suh Wook (3rd R, second row) and his US counterpart Lloyd Austin (2nd R), pose with a taekwondo demonstration team in a subsidiary event of the 53rd Security Consultative Meeting (SCM) at the defence ministry. Photo: Pool/YNA/dpa.
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Barcelona (Spain): Public sector employees hold a banner during a protest called by The Taula Sindical de Catalunya, formed by CGT, IAC, CNT, Co.Bas, COS and SO in strike against the decree approved by the Government to regularize the situation of temporary workers in Spain and ask for a solution to reduce temporality in the public sector. Photo: Matthias Oesterle/dpa.
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Malaga (Spain): People gather at Marques de Larios street ahead of the start of Christmas lighting. As every year, the Christmas lights welcomes Christmas season in downtown city. Despite the rise of infections in the city, thousands of people have gathered to watch the Christmas lights show. Photo: Lorenzo Carnero/dpa.
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Loon Plage (France): Refugees wait in lines for the distribution of food by the Refugee community kitchen association. After the evacuation of the Grande Synthe camp on 16 November, a new camp composed mainly of Kurdish exiles, has been set up near Grande Synthe. Photo: Michael Bunel/dpa.
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Burgos (Spain): People walk in the snow after a heavy snowfall. Photo: Tomás Alonso/dpa.
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Sylhet (Bangladesh): Villagers in the Panthumai area processed paddy rice that they harvested. Photo: Md Rafayat Haque Khan/dpa.
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Sunderland (UK): Huge waves crash against the sea wall and Roker Lighthouse in Sunderland in the tail end of Storm Arwen. Photo: Owen Humphreys/dpa.
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Nairobi (Kenya): A group of women sit together in the Kibera slum on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Photo: Donwilson Odhiambo/dpa.
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Malaga (Spain): A woman holds a lit candle as she takes part in the 'Walk of Silence' against gender-based sexual violence at Plaza de la Merced Square on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Photo: Jesus Merida/dpa.
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Toronto (Canada): A child who is part of the Hospital for Sick Children between the ages of 5 and 11 years of age receives the Covid-19 vaccine, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Photo: Steve Russell/dpa.
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Los Angeles (US): People visit the Covid-19 memorial "Strength and Love" made of 26,661 white flags on the lawn of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. Each flag represents a life lost to Covid-19 in Los Angeles County. Photo: Ringo Chiu/dpa.
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Istanbul (Turkey): People walk past a greengrocer in Beyoglu, Istanbul, with the Galata Tower in the background. Photo: Hakan Akgun/dpa.
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Bogor (Indonesia): Fredi Lugina Priadi, a designer and tailors specialist in making cat costumes, plays with a cat dressed up in a costume, which he made, inspired by the Korean drama 'Squid Game'. Photo: Donal Husni/dpa.
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Seoul (South Korea): Labor activists chant slogans during a rally to demand better working conditions for irregular workers in public sectors in front of the headquarters of the ruling Democratic Party. Photo: YNA/dpa.
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Heroic Veracruz (Mexico): Migrants from Central America stand at the sides of a truck driving them forward a short distance on their march toward the US border. Photo: Yahir Ceballos/dpa.
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Detroit (US): US President Joe Biden arrives to deliver his remarks on the bipartisan infrastructure law and the future of electric vehicles at the grand opening of the General Motors Factory ZERO. Photo: Dominick Sokotoff/dpa.
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Abbotsford (Canada): A woman with children who were stranded by high water due to flooding are rescued by a volunteer operating a boat. Photo: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press/dpa.
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Samjiyon (North Korea): A photo provided by the North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on 16 November 2021 shows North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un (2nd R) talking with officials during his visit to the city of Samjiyon, where a major development project is underway. The latest visit marked Kim's first public appearance reported in state media in more than a month, after he delivered a speech at a defence exhibition last October. Photo: kcna/dpa.
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Budapest (Hungary): English singer Ed Sheeran performs during the 2021 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) at the Papp Laszlo Budapest Sportarena. Photo: Ian West/dpa.
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New York (US): A man holds a placard during an anti-Covid-19 vaccine protest in front of Pfizer world headquarters. Photo: Ron Adar/dpa.
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Kuching (Malaysia): Noriah Nor, 62, looks for bamboo snails (ambal) on the beach of Kampung Buntal, a fishing village located about 30 kilometres from Kuching city. When the seawater recedes at low tide the inhabitants use the seabed as a food source. Photo: Rushdan Manan/dpa.
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Wroclaw (Poland): Polish nationalists take part in a march under the slogan of the March of Poles on the occasion of Independence Day. Photo: Krzysztof Kaniewski/dpa.
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Berlin (Germany): German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) receives Queen of Denmark Margrethe II in front of the Chancellery. Danish royal family are on a four-day state visit to Germany. Photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa.
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New Delhi (India): Hindu Devotees offer prayers to the sun during the Chhath festival along the Yamuna River. The festival is dedicated to the Sun God and his wife Shasti Devi (Chhati Maiya), and usually begins six days after the end of Tihar. Photo: Ganesh Chandra/dpa.
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Grants (US): Women serving prison sentences study in the computer lab at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility. Photo: Adria Malcolm/dpa.
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Makran (Iran): Iranian troops fire a missile during the second day of a military exercise in the Makran sea, south of Iran. Photo: -Iranian Army Office.
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Krakow (Poland): People take part in a protest in the main square in Krakow after the death of 30-year-old Izabela, who died in the 22nd week of pregnancy because doctors did not abort the dying fetus under the anti-abortion law. Photo: Alex Bona/dpa.
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Dhaka (Bangladesh): Hindu devotees pray in front of Shri Shri Lokanath Brahmachari Ashram temple during the religious festival Rakher Upobash, also known as Kartik Brati, to save their family and dears from cholera and pox disease. Photo: Habibur Rahman/dpa.
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Kolkata (India): Wrestlers participate in a local competition in Bara Bazar street. The contest is organized annually during the Kali Puja festivity. Photo: Saurabh Sirohiya/dpa.
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London (United Kingdom): People take part in the Million Mask March 2021 in Parliament Square. Photo: Yui Mok/dpa.
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Kathmandu (Nepal): Women from ethnic Newar community take part in a cultural rally in celebration of the New Year 1142 of Nepal Sambat. Nepal Sambat, founded by Shankhadhar Sakhwa, is a national lunar calendar of Nepal which begins every year on 'Mha Puja', the fourth day of Tihar festival. Photo: Sunil Sharma/dpa.
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Manchester (UK): A general view of the David Silva statue in-front of the Etihad Stadium before the start of the UEFA Champions League Group A soccer match between Manchester City FC and Club Brugge KV. Photo: Zac Goodwin/dpa.
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Glasgow (United Kingdom): Climate activists protest during the Cop26 summit at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC). Photo: Dan Barker/dpa.
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Barcelona (Spain): A woman places a flower on the grave where her relatives rest at the Poblenou cemetery on All Saints Day, a Catholic holiday dedicated to the memory of the deceased. Photo: Jordi Boixareu/dpa.
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Samut Prakan (Thailand): An airport worker disinfects a foreign traveler's luggage after his arrival on the first day of the country's reopening to foreign travelers at Suvarnabhumi International Airport. Thailand reopens the country to fully vaccinated travelers from countries of low-risk to coronavirus pandemic without undergoing quarantine requirements. Photo: Peerapon Boonyakiat/dpa.
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Mexico City (Mexico): Performers in costume take part in the Day of the Dead parade. Photo: Jair Cabrera Torres/dpa.
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Salisbury (UK): Emergency services can be seen at the scene of a crash involving two trains near the Fisherton Tunnel between Andover and Salisbury in Wiltshire. Fifty firefighters are at the scene of the collision in which up to a dozen passengers are believed to have been injured. Photo: Andrew Matthews/dpa.
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Dunbar, Scotland (UK): The Northern lights form over Belhaven bridge overnight and into the early hours of the day. Photo: Owen Humphreys/dpa.
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Mexico City (Mexico): Children sit inside a giant skull displayed at the exhibition Mexicraneos in Paseo de la Reforma Avenue in Mexico City, ahead of the Day of the Dead, a holiday celebrated in Mexico on the 01 and 02 November. Photo: El Universal/dpa.
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New Delhi (India): People crowd at the wholesale market Sadar Bazar for shopping ahead of the Diwali festival (the festival of light) in the Old Delhi area. Photo: Naveen Sharma/dpa.
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Barcelona (Spain): Primary school students look at the memorial project entitled 'Petjadas contra l, oblit' (Footprints against oblivion) at the Cathedral of Barcelona plaza in memory of the homeless who died in 2021 and those who live on the streets. The project displays 68 pairs of shoes and 1064 footprints. Photo: Paco Freire/dpa.
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Srinagar (India): A man from the nomadic Bakarwal tribe carries firewood on a foggy morning in the outskirts of Srinagar. Photo: Adil Abbas/dpa.
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Dhaka (Bangladesh): A waste picker collects the non-biodegradable waste to be used for the recycling industry in a dumpsite in Dhaka. Photo: Habibur Rahman/dpa.
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Huehuetan (Mexico): Migrants from Central America, Cuba, Venezuela, Colombia and Haiti walk during the second day of the caravan of migrants towards Mexico City. More than 2,000 people have set off from the Mexican city of Tapachula, near the Guatemalan border, with the intent of heading north and reaching the United States. Photo: El Universal/dpa.
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Colombo (Sri Lanka): Death-row inmates of Sri Lanka's Welikada prison protest on the roof of the prison. The correction facility's officials said about 150 Sri Lankan death row inmates have gone on a hunger strike to demand that their sentences be commuted after the nation's president pardoned a former lawmaker who condemned an election-related murder. Photo: Pradeep Dambarage/dpa.
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Quezon (Philippines): Workers renovate the graves as people start visiting public cemeteries ahead of All Souls Day in Quezon City. Millions of Filipinos are expected to visit the graves of their loved ones ahead of All Souls Day after the government ordered that all cemeteries across the country remain closed from 29 October until 2 November 2021. Photo: Basilio Sepe/dpa.
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Sigi (Indonesia): Men compete in a traditional bull race, locally known as Karapan Sapi. Photo: Adi Pranata/dpa.
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Mount Gerizim (Palestinian Territories): Samaritans take part in a traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of Sukkot, or the Feast of Tabernacles, on top of Mount Gerizim. The Samaritans, an ethnoreligious group of the Levant originating from the Israelites, or Hebrews, of the ancient near east, claim descent from the tribe of Ephraim and tribe of Manasseh (two sons of Joseph). Photo: Nasser Ishtayeh/dpa.
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Rome (Italy): US director Quentin Tarantino (L) and his wife Daniela Pick attend the close encounter red carpet during the 16th Rome Film Fest 2021. Photo: Mario Cartelli/dpa.
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Srinagar (India): Kashmiri Muslim devotees raise their hands while beseeching for blessings during a celebration to mark the anniversary of the birth of Islam's Prophet Muhammad (Mawlid al-Nabi) at Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar. Photo: Idrees Abbas/dpa.
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Warsaw (Poland): Protesters take part in a demonstration in solidarity with migrants and asylum-seekers at the Poland-Belarus border who have been pushed back by Polish authorities. Photo: Attila Husejnow/dpa.
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Sarmada (Syria): A man tries to put out the fire in an industrial facility after it was targeted by missile shelling in the city of Sarmada, near the Bab Al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey. Today, 5 people were killed during the missile shelling that targeted different places near the Syrian-Turkish border Photo: Anas Alkharboutli/dpa.
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Dhaka (Bangladesh): Muslims clash with police officers during a demonstration over demeaning of The Holy Quran in Dhaka. Protests began on October 13 after a footage emerged of a Quran being placed on the knee of a figure of a Hindu god during the celebrations for the Hindu festival of Durga Puja. Photo: Habibur Rahman/dpa.
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Beirut (Lebanon): Gunmen take position during clashes in the area of Tayouneh, after gunfire erupted at a protest by supporters of the Shiite Hezbollah movement against the judge investigating the city's port blast, near the former civil war front-line between Muslim Shiite and Christian areas. At least six people were killed and 32 injured in Beirut. Photo: Haitham Moussawi/dpa.
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Bhaktapur (Nepal): Soldiers of the Nepalese Army slay a goat as offerings to Gods and Goddesses during Navami, the ninth day of the Dashain festival in Bhaktapur. Photo: Amit Machamasi/dpa.
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Barcelona (Spain): A protester sits above one of the lions of the Christopher Columbus monument during a protest with the slogans "they will not conquer us" and "nothing to celebrate". Various anti-colonialist groups protest against the celebration of the National Day of Spain. Photo: Thiago Prudencio/dpa.
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Santee (US): Firefighters work at the scene of a fatal plane crash in Santee, California. A small plane crashed into a truck of the United Parcel Service (UPS) company and then struck two homes, which were destroyed by fire, at the intersection of Jeremy Street and Greencastle Street. Photo: K.C. Alfred/dpa.
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Salfit (Palestinian Territories): Israeli soldiers are seen guarding the gate of the separation fence as Palestinian farmers make their way to pick olives outside the West Bank city of Salfit, near the Jewish settlement of Ariel. Photo: Nasser Ishtayeh/dpa.
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Rome (Italy): Protesters and police officers clash during a demonstration against the Corona health pass. Italian workers in the public and private sectors will have to show a health passport to enter their workplace from 15 October. Photo: Mauro Scrobogna/dpa.
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Duesseldorf (Germany): Travellers wait for their check-in at Duesseldorf International Airport. The autumn holidays have begun in North Rhine-Westphalia. Photo: Roland Weihrauch/dpa.
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Mumbai (India): Muslim devotees wearing face masks as a precaution against the spread of Covid-19 perform a prayer inside a mosque after the government allowed the religious places to reopen. Photo: Ashish Vaishnav/dpa.
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Cordoba (Argentina): A man tries to extinguish flames with palm fronds during a fire in the northern part of Cordoba province. Photo: Laura Lescano/dpa.
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Marseille (France): Protesters march with flags and banners during a protest called by workers, unemployed and students across France against pension and unemployment insurance reforms at the call of the General Confederation of Labour unions. Photo: Denis Thaust/dpa.
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New Taipei City (Taiwan): A military helicopter carrying a tremendous Taiwan flag conducts a flyby rehearsal with other helicopters ahead of the Double-tenth National Day celebration, near Taipei 101, amid China's growing military threats. Photo: Daniel Ceng Shou-Yi/dpa.
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Valencia (Venezuela): Four members of a family ride a motorcycle in Valencia. Photo: Juan Carlos Hernandez/dpa.
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Atlanta (US): Protesters hold placards as they march through downtown Atlanta during an abortion rights protest in Atlanta. Photo: John Arthur Brown/dpa.
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Brussels (Belgium): People queue outside Chez Ginette nightclub in Brussels. From 1 October, nightclubs can reopen to the public after being closed for 18 months. Visitors have to show a secure Covid-19 ticket to get in. Photo: Paul-Henri Verlooy/dpa.
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Barcelona (Spain): Spanish King Felipe VI and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (L) test a car at a stand at Automobile Barcelona motor show. Photo: Clara Margais/dpa.
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Pasay (Philippines): Senator and boxing icon Manny Pacquiao (C) boards a car on his way to file for Presidential candidacy. Pacquiao on Friday filed paperwork confirming his candidacy for president of the Philippines, becoming the first politician to officially state that he is running for the top post in elections next year. Photo: George Buid/dpa.
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Lopburi (Thailand): Residents carrying their belongings wade through floodwaters as Pasak Jolasid Dam overflows after tropical storm Dianmu hits the area. Photo: Chaiwat Subprasom/dpa.
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Bogota (Colombia): Bare-chested protesters take part in a protest demanding the decriminalization of abortion on the Global Day of Action for Abortion. Photo: Diana Martinez/dpa.
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Ghaziabad (India): A farmer with a flag walks on a deserted Road during farmers nationalwide strike against the central government's three farm reform laws. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/dpa.
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Berlin (Germany): Election workers count ballots for the 2021 German Parliamentary election at a polling station in Berlin. Photo: Sebastian Gollnow/dpa.
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Kuala Terengganu (Malaysia): A woman and a child look at the turtle that was found dead on the coast of Pandak in Chendering. The turtle is estimated to be between four and five years old and suffered injuries in the eye area. According to Terengganu State Fisheries Department Director Ruzaidi Mamat, the turtle may have drowned trapped in a net. This is the 38th Agar turtle death that has been recorded this year. Photo: Mohd Khairul Fikiri Osman/dpa.
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Beirut (Lebanon): A group of Lebanese sing at a street pavement outside their shop during an electricity outage. Photo: Marwan Naamani/dpa.
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New York (US): Pribce Harry, the Duke of Sussex, and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, leave One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan following a meeting with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Kathy Hochul during a tour of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo: Taidgh Barron/dpa.
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New York (US): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives at the UK residence in New York for a meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during the Prime Minister's visit to the United States for the United Nations General Assembly. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/dpa.
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La Paz (Bolivia): An elderly woman reacts during a rally called by Coca farmers in front of a hospital. A coca farmer leader had been injured by rival groups and admitted to hospital. Photo: Radoslaw Czajkowski/dpa.
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Barcelona (Spain): Tourists stand in front of the Basilica of La Sagrada Familia. Photo: Thiago Prudencio/dpa.