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Pictures of the month: December

Photographer
Adriano Machado
Location
BRASILIA, Brazil

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, Brazil December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

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, Brazil December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
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Photographer
Jason Reed
Location
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia ushers in the New Year in Sydney, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia ushers in the New Year in Sydney, January 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Photographer
Ivan Alvarado
Location
PLAYA LAS COLORADAS, Cuba

Cuban soldiers rest after participating in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the arrival of Fidel Castro and fellow revolutionaries in the Granma yacht, in Playa Las Coloradas, Cuba, December 2, 2016. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Cuban soldiers rest after participating in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the arrival of Fidel Castro and fellow revolutionaries in the Granma yacht, in Playa Las Coloradas, Cuba, December 2, 2016. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Photographer
Mussa Qawasma
Location
BETHLEHEM, Palestinian Territories

A man tends to a Palestinian protester, dressed as Santa Claus, after inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, December 23, 2016. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma

A man tends to a Palestinian protester, dressed as Santa Claus, after inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, December 23, 2016. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma
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Photographer
Abdalrhman Ismail
Location
ALEPPO, SYRIA

A man carries a child with an IV drip as he flees deeper into the remaining rebel-held areas of Aleppo, Syria December 12, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A man carries a child with an IV drip as he flees deeper into the remaining rebel-held areas of Aleppo, Syria December 12, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Photographer
Ronen Zvulun
Location
AMONA, Palestinian Territories

An Israeli man (C) wearing a Jewish prayer shawl is seen in the early morning in the Jewish settler outpost of Amona in the West Bank December 15, 2016. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An Israeli man (C) wearing a Jewish prayer shawl is seen in the early morning in the Jewish settler outpost of Amona in the West Bank December 15, 2016. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Photographer
NASA NASA
Location
Columbus, USA

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, U.S., December 16, 2016. NASA/Bill Ingalls/Handout via REUTERS

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, U.S., December 16, 2016. NASA/Bill Ingalls/Handout via REUTERS
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Photographer
Danish Siddiqui
Location
MUMBAI, INDIA

An Indian Navy marine commando demonstrates his skills during a rehearsal ahead of Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, India, December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

An Indian Navy marine commando demonstrates his skills during a rehearsal ahead of Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, India, December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Photographer
Stephanie Keith
Location
CANNON BALL, UNITED STATES

Traditional canoes approach the shore in the Oceti Sakowin camp during a protest against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Traditional canoes approach the shore in the Oceti Sakowin camp during a protest against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Photographer
Stringer .
Location
HOI AN, Vietnam

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 December 11, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

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 December 11, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
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Photographer
Stringer .
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ANKARA, Turkey

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov lies on the ground after he was shot by Mevlut Mert Altintas at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey, December 19, 2016. Hasim Kilic/Hurriyet via REUTERS

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov lies on the ground after he was shot by Mevlut Mert Altintas at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey, December 19, 2016. Hasim Kilic/Hurriyet via REUTERS
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Photographer
Khaled Abdullah
Location
HOUDEIDAH, Yemen

A woman holds her malnourished son at a malnutrition intensive care unit in the Red Sea port city of Houdeidah, Yemen November 17, 2016. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A woman holds her malnourished son at a malnutrition intensive care unit in the Red Sea port city of Houdeidah, Yemen November 17, 2016. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Photographer
Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Location
PUNTO FIJO, VENEZUELA

Zulay Pulgar (C), 43, rest in a coffee shop with her son Emmanuel, 4, after standing in line to buy cement in a hardware store in Punto Fijo, Venezuela November 17, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Zulay Pulgar (C), 43, rest in a coffee shop with her son Emmanuel, 4, after standing in line to buy cement in a hardware store in Punto Fijo, Venezuela November 17, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Photographer
POOL New
Location
ENGLEFIELD, UNITED KINGDOM

Prince George, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, sucks a sweet as he leaves following the morning Christmas Day service at St Mark's Church in Englefield, near Bucklebury in southern England, Britain, December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Matthews/Pool

Prince George, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, sucks a sweet as he leaves following the morning Christmas Day service at St Mark's Church in Englefield, near Bucklebury in southern England, Britain, December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Matthews/Pool
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Photographer
Abdalrhman Ismail
Location
ALEPPO, Syria

Rebel fighters carry their weapons as they pose in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria December 8, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Rebel fighters carry their weapons as they pose in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, Syria December 8, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Photographer
Alkis Konstantinidis
Location
ATHENS, GREECE

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, Greece, December 6, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

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, Greece, December 6, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Photographer
Mohammad Ponir Hossain
Location
Narayanganj, Bangladesh

Children play with bicycle tires at a rice-processing mill in Muktarpur, on the outskirt of Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 29, 2016. REUTERS/ Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Children play with bicycle tires at a rice-processing mill in Muktarpur, on the outskirt of Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 29, 2016. REUTERS/ Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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Photographer
Edgard Garrido
Location
CARDENAS, Cuba

Soldiers take position along a highway as they wait for the ashes of Fidel Castro to pass during a three-day journey to the eastern city of Santago, in Cardenas, Cuba, November 30, 2016. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Soldiers take position along a highway as they wait for the ashes of Fidel Castro to pass during a three-day journey to the eastern city of Santago, in Cardenas, Cuba, November 30, 2016. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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Photographer
Abhishek Chinnappa
Location
BENGALURU, India

A forest official cleans a tusk of 35-year-old elephant Sidda during 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, India, December 9, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

A forest official cleans a tusk of 35-year-old elephant Sidda during 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, India, December 9, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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Photographer
Omar Sanadiki
Location
ALEPPO, SYRIA

Women pose for a picture at the entrance of the Carlton Hotel, in the government controlled area of Aleppo, Syria December 17, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Women pose for a picture at the entrance of the Carlton Hotel, in the government controlled area of Aleppo, Syria December 17, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Photographer
Mohammad Ponir Hossain
Location
Narayanganj, Bangladesh

A dye factory worker suns fabric after washing them in Narayanganj near Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

A dye factory worker suns fabric after washing them in Narayanganj near Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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Photographer
Sergei Karpukhin
Location
KRASNOYE, Russia

A herd of reindeers is seen inside an enclosure as herders select and sort them in the settlement of Krasnoye in Nenets Autonomous District, Russia, November 28, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A herd of reindeers is seen inside an enclosure as herders select and sort them in the settlement of Krasnoye in Nenets Autonomous District, Russia, November 28, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Photographer
Ammar Awad
Location
KHAZER, Iraq

A displaced Iraqi girl, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, stands at Khazer camp, Iraq December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A displaced Iraqi girl, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, stands at Khazer camp, Iraq December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Photographer
Damir Sagolj
Location
SHENGFANG, China

A man cooks in open air as heavy smog blankets Shengfang, in Hebei province, on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, China December 19, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man cooks in open air as heavy smog blankets Shengfang, in Hebei province, on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, China December 19, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Photographer
Alaa Al-Marjani
Location
QARAQOSH, Iraq

Policemen look through a hole in a house from the clashes in Qaraqosh, near Mosul, Iraq, December 9, 2016. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Policemen look through a hole in a house from the clashes in Qaraqosh, near Mosul, Iraq, December 9, 2016. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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Photographer
Danish Ismail
Location
SRINAGAR, INDIA

Kashmiri fishermen cover their heads and part of their boats with blankets and straw as they wait to catch fish in the waters of the Anchar Lake on a cold day in Srinagar, December 20, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri fishermen cover their heads and part of their boats with blankets and straw as they wait to catch fish in the waters of the Anchar Lake on a cold day in Srinagar, December 20, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Photographer
Hannibal Hanschke
Location
BERLIN, Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and German Foreign Minister Fank-Walter Steinmeier walk towards the Christmas market in Berlin, Germany, December 20, 2016, one day after a truck ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in the German capital. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and German Foreign Minister Fank-Walter Steinmeier walk towards the Christmas market in Berlin, Germany, December 20, 2016, one day after a truck ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in the German capital. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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Photographer
Pawel Kopczynski
Location
BERLIN, Germany

Firefighter stand beside a truck at a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany, December 19, 2016 after the truck ploughed into the crowded Christmas market in the German capital. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

Firefighter stand beside a truck at a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany, December 19, 2016 after the truck ploughed into the crowded Christmas market in the German capital. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski
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Photographer
Stringer .
Location
CIUDAD BOLIVAR, VENEZUELA

An employee stands next to damaged shelves in a store after it was looted in Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela December 19, 2016. REUTERS/William Urdaneta

An employee stands next to damaged shelves in a store after it was looted in Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela December 19, 2016. REUTERS/William Urdaneta
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Photographer
Benoit Tessier
Location
PARIS, France

French far-right Front National (FN) party president, member of European Parliament and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, Marine Le Pen (C) stands next to a man dressed as a Santa Claus as she visits a Christmas market in Paris, France, December 8, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

French far-right Front National (FN) party president, member of European Parliament and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, Marine Le Pen (C) stands next to a man dressed as a Santa Claus as she visits a Christmas market in Paris, France, December 8, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Photographer
Peter Nicholls
Location
LONDON, United Kingdom

A man dressed as Santa Claus relieves himself during the Santacon event in London, Britain December 10, 2016. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

A man dressed as Santa Claus relieves himself during the Santacon event in London, Britain December 10, 2016. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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Photographer
Ahmed Jadallah
Location
MOSUL, Iraq

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, east of Mosul, Iraq December 8, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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, east of Mosul, Iraq December 8, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Photographer
Andrew Kelly
Location
NEW YORK, United States

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and musician Kanye West pose for media at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and musician Kanye West pose for media at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Photographer
Adrees Latif
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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados

A handler baths a horse from the Garrison Savannah in the Caribbean Sea near Bridgetown, Barbados November 30, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A handler baths a horse from the Garrison Savannah in the Caribbean Sea near Bridgetown, Barbados November 30, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Photographer
China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC
Location
CHANGCHUN, CHINA

A car drives through rime at a park in Changchun, Jilin province, China, December 27, 2016. China Daily/via REUTERS

A car drives through rime at a park in Changchun, Jilin province, China, December 27, 2016. China Daily/via REUTERS
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China Stringer Network
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BEIJING, China

A chimney of a power plant is pictured among smog as a red alert for air pollution is issued in Beijing, China, December 16, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

A chimney of a power plant is pictured among smog as a red alert for air pollution is issued in Beijing, China, December 16, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
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Photographer
Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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KHAN YOUNIS, Palestinian Territories

A Palestinian girl, wrapped in a blanket, walks outside her family dwelling on a rainy day in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip December 14, 2016. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A Palestinian girl, wrapped in a blanket, walks outside her family dwelling on a rainy day in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip December 14, 2016. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Photographer
Alexandre Meneghini
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HAVANA, CUBA

Carolina Gutierrez (center L), 17, and Neuil Valdez, 18, use mobile phones to connect to the internet at a hotspot in downtown Havana, Cuba, December 12, 2016. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Carolina Gutierrez (center L), 17, and Neuil Valdez, 18, use mobile phones to connect to the internet at a hotspot in downtown Havana, Cuba, December 12, 2016. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Photographer
Andrew Kelly
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NEW YORK, United States

Businessman Bill Gates arrives at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Businessman Bill Gates arrives at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Bassam Khabieh
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DAMASCUS, SYRIA

A activist holds a balloon before releasing it towards Damascus city, on the first day of the truce, marking the end of the year and also to send a message that civil activity will continue in the rebel- held Jobar, a suburb of Damascus, Syria December 30, 2016. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A activist holds a balloon before releasing it towards Damascus city, on the first day of the truce, marking the end of the year and also to send a message that civil activity will continue in the rebel- held Jobar, a suburb of Damascus, Syria December 30, 2016. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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