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The Andalusian government announces a higher than expected revenue in the tourism industry

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A tourist takes a picture of the cathedral in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain. Photo Jorge Zapata/EPA

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows his head before the Philippine flag during a welcome ceremony at the presidential palace in Manila, Philippines

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows his head before the Philippine flag during a welcome ceremony at the presidential palace in Manila, Philippines. Photo Erik De Castro/Reuters

Argentina Dakar Rally

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U.S. Honda biker Ricky Brabec races during stage 8 of the Dakar Rally between Uyuni, Bolivia and Salta, Argentina. Photo Franck Fife/Pool photo via AP

Philippines Fire

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Residents of a community in suburban Navotas sift through the smouldering debris following an early morning fire, in northern suburb of Manila, Philippines. Fire officials said the fire razed more than 600 shanty homes leaving more than 1,500 families homeless. Photo AP Photo/Bullit Marquez

Pigeons perch on the statue of Greek Independence war hero Georgios Karaiskakis following a rare snowfall, in Athens

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Pigeons perch on the statue of Greek Independence war hero Georgios Karaiskakis following a rare snowfall, in Athens, Greece. Photo Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Iran Pays Its Respects to Former President Rafsanjani

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Mourners gather at at Jamaran mosque during the mourning ceremony of one of the late founders of the Islamic Republic, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.Photo Majid Saeedi/Getty Images

Palestinians Hamas

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New Palestinian Hamas security forces take part in basic training along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, in Gaza City. Photo AP Photo/Hatem Moussa

Pope Francis

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Pope Francis baptizes a baby inside the Sistine Chapel, at the Vatican. Photo L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP

Devotees occupy Jones bridge as they take part in the annual procession of the Black Nazarene in metro Manila

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Devotees occupy Jones bridge as they take part in the annual procession of the Black Nazarene in metro Manila, Philippines. Photo Romeo Ranoco/Reuters

Participants wearing Kokoshnik, the Russian traditional headwear, perform during winter swimming festival in the town of Podolsk, south of Moscow, Russia January 5, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

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Participants wearing Kokoshnik, the Russian traditional headwear, perform during winter swimming festival in the town of Podolsk, Russia. Photo Maxim Shemetov/Reuters 

Child monks in the Indian Himalayas

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Young monks stand at their school inside Thiksey Monastery in Ladakh, India. Photo Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

An elephant plays with a Christmas tree at the Zoologischer Garten zoo in Berlin

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An elephant plays with a Christmas tree at the Zoologischer Garten zoo in Berlin. Photo Tobias Schwarz/AFP

epa05685384 Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) pays last respects at the coffin of killed Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, during a memorial service for Andrey Karlov at the Russian Foreign Ministry building in Moscow, Russia, 22 December 2016. Russia's ambassador to Turkey, Karlov was assasinated on 19 December during a culutural event at an art gallery in the Turkish capital by Turkish policeman Mevlut Mert Altintas, 22, who had been serving in Ankara's riot police for two years.  EPA/ALEXEY NIKOLSKY / SPUTNIK

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) pays last respects at the coffin of killed Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, during a memorial service at the Russian Foreign Ministry building in Moscow, Russia. Photo Alexey Nikolsky/Sputnik/EPA

A member of the Santo Tomas brotherhood

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A member of the Santo Tomas brotherhood takes part in the procession in honour of the saint in Chichicastenango municipality, Quiche department, 150 kilometres west of Guatemala City. Photo Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images

Russia Turkey Russian Ambassador

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Andrei Karlov is carried out of the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow, Russia. Karlov was fatally shot by a Turkish policeman Monday in a gathering in Ankara, Turkey. Photo Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool photo via AP

Japan Santa Claus Window Cleaner

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Window cleaners dressed as Santa Claus and a reindeer clean windows at a shopping mall in Tokyo’s Daiba bay area Photo AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

Firefighters work amid the debris

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Firefighters work amid the debris left by a huge blast that occured in a fireworks market in Mexico City, killing at least nine people and injuring 70. Photo AFP/Getty Images

Rohingya Muslim refugees

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Rohingya Muslim refugees along with Indian supporters shout slogans against human rights violations in Myanmar, during a march to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees office in New Delhi. Picture AFP/Getty Images

Internally displaced Afghan children

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Internally displaced Afghan children play outside their temporary home at a refugee camp in Kabul. Photo AFP/Getty Images

Saudi man Yazid al-Fefi walks with his children as they make their way to their schools through Fifa Mountain, in Jazan

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Saudi man Yazid al-Fefi walks with his children as they make their way to their schools through Fifa Mountain, in Jazan, south of Saudi Arabia. Photo Mohamed Al Hwaity/Reuters