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Anti-riot policemen stand next to a fire during a taxi drivers demonstration against the VTC (transport vehicle with chauffeur) on Tuesday at porte Maillot in Paris 

A model wears a creation for Schiaparelli's Spring-Summer 2016 Haute Couture fashion collection, presented in Paris, France,

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A model wears a creation for Schiaparelli’s Spring-Summer 2016 Haute Couture fashion collection, presented in Paris, France 

French Farmers block the RN12 road near Guingamp, western France, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016.  About 60 tractors and about 200 farmers took part in FridayĆ­s protest, among several the farmers have carried out after, they say the French government has done little to help. The farmers want more help from the government, saying they cannot pay off their expenses because prices have stagnated or fallen while they face higher expenses than their competitors elsewhere in the European Union. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

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French Farmers block the RN12 road near Guingamp, France. About 60 tractors and about 200 farmers took part in Friday’s protest after, they say the French government has done little to help. The farmers want more help from the government, saying they cannot pay off their expenses because prices have stagnated or fallen while they face higher expenses than their competitors elsewhere in the European Union 

A migrant wrapped in a blanket to keep warm waits at a registration camp in southern Serbian town of Presevo on January 22, 2016, after crossing the Macedonian border.  As refugees continued to flow from Greece through the Balkans on their way to western Europe, aid workers sounded alarms over inadequate shelter from the current freezing temperatures and snowy conditions, particularly for children.

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A migrant wrapped in a blanket to keep warm waits at a registration camp in southern Serbian town of Presevo on Friday, after crossing the Macedonian border

A skier makes her way down the Grosser Arber mountain in Bayerisch Eisenstein east of Regensburg, southern Germany, on January 21, 2016

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A skier makes her way down the Grosser Arber mountain in Bayerisch Eisenstein east of Regensburg, southern Germany, on Thursday

Lawyers wave their ties during a rally in central Athens against the social security reforms proposed by the government, on Thursday.   Thousands of scientists, doctors, lawyers, engineers and self employed professionals participated in the massive rally, in protest againt a government draft bill regarding reforms in the countrys pension system

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Lawyers wave their ties during a rally in central Athens against the social security reforms proposed by the government, on Thursday.
Thousands of scientists, doctors, lawyers, engineers and self employed professionals participated in the massive rally, in protest againt a government draft bill regarding reforms in the countrys pension system

Russian Communist Party supporters carry a portrait of late Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin as they take part in a memorial ceremony to mark the 92st anniversary of his death at Red Square in central Moscow on January 21, 2016.

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Russian Communist Party supporters carry a portrait of late Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin as they take part in a memorial ceremony to mark the 92nd anniversary of his death at Red Square in central Moscow on Thursday

A model wears a creation of designer Anja Gockel during the Fashion Week in Berlin, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. The Fall/Winter 2016/2017 collections are presented during the Berlin Fashion Week from Jan. 18 to 22.

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A model wears a creation of designer Anja Gockel during the Fashion Week in Berlin, Wednesday. The Fall/Winter 2016/2017 collections are presented during the Berlin Fashion Week, which started on Monday

A model wears a creation of Lena Hoschek during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016.

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A model wears a creation by Lena Hoschek during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, Germany

A Russian Orthodox believer bathes in an ice water in a pond to mark Epiphany outside Simferopol, Crimea, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. Water that is blessed by a cleric on Epiphany is considered holy and pure until next year's celebration, and is believed to have special powers of protection and healing. The Russian Orthodox Church follows the old Julian calendar, according to which Epiphany falls on Jan. 19.  (AP Photo/Alexander Polegenko)

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A Russian Orthodox believer bathes in a pond to mark Epiphany outside Simferopol, Crimea. Water that is blessed by a cleric on Epiphany is considered holy and pure until next year’s celebration, and is believed to have special powers of protection and healing

Cloud factory...epa05109046 An aerial view from a small plane on the steam emission of the brown coal power plant of Vattenfall AG in Janschwalde, Germany

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An aerial view from a small plane on the steam emission of the brown coal power plant of Vattenfall AG in Janschwalde, Germany 

Grape harvest for ice wine in Glottertal

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Helpers of the winemaker society harvest grapes in Glottertal, Germany. The frozen grapes are used to make traditional German ice wine.

A man walks in a makeshift camp known as...A man walks in a makeshift camp known as "the jungle", on January 18, 2016 in Calais.  The residents of the camp in the northern French port of Calais are in a desperate race to save their makeshift homes from the bulldozers. Local authorities warned them earlier this week that they had just a few days to clear hundreds of shanties made from wooden planks and tarpaulin from the edge of the road that borders the camp.  / AFP / PHILIPPE HUGUENPHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

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A man walks in a makeshift camp known as “the jungle” in Calais. The residents of the camp in the northern French port of Calais are in a desperate race to save their makeshift homes from the bulldozers. Local authorities warned them earlier this week that they had just a few days to clear hundreds of shanties made from wooden planks and tarpaulin from the edge of the road that borders the camp. 

Peter Prevc of Slovenia competes during the first round of the Ski Flying World Championships at Kulm hill in Bad Mitterndorf, Austria January 15, 2016.

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Peter Prevc of Slovenia competes during the first round of the Ski Flying World Championships at Kulm hill in Bad Mitterndorf, Austria on Friday

A Swiss Guard is assisted after falling during Pope Francis' weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.

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A Swiss Guard is assisted after falling during Pope Francis’ weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Wednesday

Five sperm-whales stranded in Netherlands...epaselect epa05099543 People take pictures of a sperm-whale on the island of Texel, The Netherlands, 13 January 2016. Five sperm-whales were beached on the island. The animals have all died.  EPA/REMKO DE WAAL

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People take pictures of a sperm whale. Five sperm-whales were beached on the island of Texel, The Netherlands but all the sperm-whales died

Starling murmuration...Starlings perform a murmuration at sunset over Gateshead in Tyne and Wear. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday January 11, 2016. The reason for the spectacle is not definitively known, with theories ranging from a defence mechanism against predators to attracting more birds to join their roost. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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Starlings perform a murmuration at sunset over Gateshead in Tyne and Wear 

A man with an umbrella walks alongside the river Spree on a rainy winter day in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.

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A man with an umbrella walks alongside the river Spree on a rainy winter day in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday

Migrants and refugees walk on Friday after crossing the Macedonian border in the Serbian village of Miratovac. Migrants and refugees are facing deteriorating weather conditions as they make their way to the EU via the Balkans. Despite cold and heavy rain, thousands of  migrants continue to arrive in Serbia. More than a million refugees and migrants arrived in Europe in 2015 in the worst crisis of its kind to face the continent since World War II.

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Migrants and refugees walk on Friday after crossing the Macedonian border in the Serbian village of Miratovac. Migrants and refugees are facing deteriorating weather conditions as they make their way to the EU via the Balkans

Elisabeth Goergl, of Austria, speeds down the course during a training for an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill in Altenmarkt Zauchensee, Austria, Friday, Jan 8, 2016.

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Elisabeth Goergl, of Austria, speeds down the course during a training for an alpine ski, women’s World Cup downhill in Altenmarkt Zauchensee, Austria, Friday