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US President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama escort President-elect Donald J. Trump and wife Melania into the White House for tea before the inauguration. Photo Kevin Dietsch/EPA
Two female “Tamborilleros” wearing their uniforms prepare to take part in the traditional ‘La Tamborrada’, during ‘El Dia Grande’, the main day of San Sebastian feasts, in the Basque city of San Sebastian, northern Spain. Photo Alvaro Barrientos/AP
The Capitol Building is illuminated against the sunrise before the presidential inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump in Washington. Photo John Minchillo/AP
Demonstrators hang a banner that reads “Act Now! Build Bridges not Walls” from Tower Bridge during a protest against the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. President, in London, Britain. Photo Toby Melville/Reuters
Inmates are seen during an uprising at Alcacuz prison in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte state, Brazil. Photo Josemar Goncalves/Reuters
Cossacks help a boy to take a bath in the icy waters of a lake during the celebration of the Epiphany holiday near the village of Leninskoe. Photo Vyacheslav Oseledko/AFP/Getty
Jagjot Singh Rubal, an Indian artist, gives final touches to a portrait of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump ahead of Trump’s inauguration at his workshop in Amritsar, India. Photo Munish Sharma/Reuters
Thick smoke rises from a fire which broke out at oil wells set ablaze by Islamic State militants before fleeing the oil-producing region of Qayyara, Iraq. Photo Girish Gupta/Reuters
Picture taken with long time exposure shows light traces of cars driving on the A2 highway at the exit “Lehrte” near Hanover, central Germany. Photo Julian Stratenschulte/AFP/Getty
A military vehicle of the Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) is seen during an operation to clear the al-Zirai district of Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq. Photo Muhammad Hamed/Reuters
Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic in action during his Men’s singles second round match against Australia’s Bernard Tomic at the Australian Open, Melbourne, Australia. Photo Jason Reed/Reuters
Artist Kaya Mar holds his latest painting of Theresa May dressed as a police officer holding a truncheon with ‘Hard Brexit’ written on it in front of the Houses of Parliament in London, England. Today in a long awaited speech, British Prime Minister Theresa May outlined the prioirites for the United Kingdom in Brexit negotiations. Photo Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty