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Fans gather on the Champs Elysees avenue during a 'popular tribute' to late French singer and actor Johnny Hallyday in Paris, France, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Au Revoir Fans gather on the Champs Elysées in Paris for a tribute to Johnny Hallyday, the French singer and actor who has died aged 74 from lung cancer

Iraqi federal police members are seen during an Iraqi military parade in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, Iraq December 10, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Under cover Members of the Iraqi federal police take part in a military parade in Baghdad, where the government has declared victory over Isis

An aerial view shows a road on the banks of the Yenisei River, in air temperatures of about minus 17 degrees Celsius (1.4 degrees Fahrenheit), outside Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, December 10, 2017. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Deep freeze Air temperatures plunge to minus 17C in the area outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk

TOPSHOT - Former Governor of California and US actor Arnold Schwarzenegger (L) and French President Emmanuel Macron (C) take a selfie with youths in front of the Eiffel Tower illuminated in green, aboard a boat cruising on the river Seine, after the One Planet Summit in Paris on December 12, 2017. The French President hosts 50 world leaders for the
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He’s back Arnold Schwarzenegger, the former governor of California, and Emmanuel Macron, the French president, after the One Planet Summit in Paris

A picture taken early on December 13, 2017 in Dresden shows the silhouettes of (LtoR) the Lutheran Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche), the Roman Catholic Cathedral (Hofkirche), aka the Church of the court, the Yenidze former cigarette factory building (front) and the tower of the city's castle. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Sebastian Kahnert / Germany OUTSEBASTIAN KAHNERT/AFP/Getty Images
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Dresden Dawn Silhouettes, from left, of the Lutheran Church of Our Lady, the Roman Catholic Cathedral, the Yenidze former cigarette factory, front, and a castle tower in the German city

TOPSHOT - Women react as an Israeli mounted policeman disperses Palestinian protesters on December 9, 2017, in East Jerusalem. Retaliatory Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip killed two Hamas militants, as unrest simmered across the Palestinian territories over US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. / AFP PHOTO / Ahmad GHARABLIAHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images
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Crowd control Palestinian women shelter in a doorway as Israeli police disperse protests in East Jerusalem following Donald Trump’s decision to recognise the city as Israel’s capital

Villagers hold torches to represent light and vision during the Divina Pastora procession, as part of a festival to honour the Virgin of Los Rondeles, on the eve of St Lucia's Day, in Casarabonela, near Malaga, southern Spain December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Nazca TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Torchlight Villagers participate in the Divina Pastora procession, part of a festival to honour the Virgin of Los Rondeles, in Casarabonela, southern Spain

A female leopard looks up while lying inside a dry well after it got trapped in it, at a residential area in Guwahati, India, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Tight spot A leopard trapped in a well in a residential area of Guwahati, in the north-east Indian state of Assam, presents a challenge to rescuers

A man walks on the rubble of a Houthi-held detention center destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
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Direct hit A Houthi fighter outside a rebel-held detention centre destroyed by Saudi-led air strikes in Sana’a, the Yemeni capital

Jewish men gather to watch the funeral of leading spiritual authority for ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel and around the world, Rabbi Aaron Yehuda Leib Shteinman, in the central Israeli city of Bnei Brak on December 12, 2017. Shteinman, who also wielded heavy influence on Israeli ultra-Orthodox political parties, had been hospitalised at the Mayanei Hayeshua medical centre three weeks ago over breathing problems. He died aged 104, the hospital said. / AFP PHOTO / GIL COHEN-MAGENGIL COHEN-MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images
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Cleric’s farewell Ultra-orthodox Jews at the funeral of Rabbi Aaron Yehuda Leib Shteinman, the spiritual authority who has died aged 104, in the central Israeli town of Bnei Brak

epa06380707 Indian supporters of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) listens to Indian Minister Narendra Modi as he addresses the gathering during an election campaign rally in Sanand, near Ahmedabad, India, 10 December 2017. The voting of the second phase for the remaining 93 assembly seats will take place on 14 December, counting is scheduled for 18 December 2017. EPA/DIVYAKANT SOLANKI
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Political base Supporters of the Bharatiya Janata party listen to Narendra Modi, the Indian prime minister, during an election rally in the Gujarati city of Sanand

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Judge Roy Moore rides his horse after voting in Gallant, Alabama, U.S., December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Wrong horse Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for the US Senate in Alabama defeated by Doug Jones, his Democratic rival, after voting in the town of Gallant

A woman washes dishes as her son plays, with a TV screen broadcasting Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual press conference seen on the wall, in Moscow on December 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Yuri KADOBNOVYURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images
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Kitchen sink drama A woman in Moscow gives the Russian president less than her undivided attention during his marathon annual press conference on Thursday

A picture shows doll heads inside a drawer at the the Doll Hospital in Lisbon on December 12, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRAPATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images
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Top drawer treatment Dolls heads await specialist attention in a cabinet at the Doll Hospital in Lisbon, Portugal

PABEST People leaving after the Grenfell Tower National Memorial Service at St Paul's Cathedral in London, to mark the six month anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday December 14, 2017. See PA story MEMORIAL Grenfell. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
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Day of remembrance Relatives and friends of the 71 people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire in west London on June 14 leave a National Memorial Service at St Paul’s Cathedral

England's Chris Woakes runs in to bowl during day two of the Ashes Test match at the WACA Ground, Perth. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday December 15, 2017. See PA story CRICKET Australia. Photo credit should read: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. No commercial use without prior written consent of the ECB. Still image use only. No moving images to emulate broadcast. No removing or obscuring of sponsor logos.
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Into action England cricketer Chris Woakes runs in to bowl during day two of the Ashes Test match at the WACA Ground, Perth, Western Australia

A picture taken from Vodno Mountain shows the tops of some of the city's highest buildings above clouds in an area with a high level of air pollution in Skopje on December 15, 2017. Skopje on December 15 was affected for the second day in a row by air pollution that almost paralyzed the Macedonian capital. / AFP PHOTO / Robert ATANASOVSKIROBERT ATANASOVSKI/AFP/Getty Images
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Above the murk Clouds combine with high levels of pollution to blanket Skopje, the Macedonian capital, in an image taken from Mount Vodno

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