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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

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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

Kashmiri Muslims react upon seeing a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed, being displayed on the Friday following the festival of Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, the birthday anniversary of the prophet, at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar

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Kashmiri Muslims react upon seeing a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed, being displayed on the Friday following the festival of Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, the birthday anniversary of the prophet, at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar. Photo Danish Ismail/Reuters

Displaced Iraqi children, who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, look through a window in a tent in Khazer refugee camp

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Displaced Iraqi children who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul, look through a window in Khazer refugee camp east of Mosul, Iraq. Photo Ammar Awad/Reuters

A wounded by sits inside an ambulance as Syrian civilians and their families gather at the rebel-held al-Amiriyah neighbourhood as they wait to be evacuated to the government-controlled area of Ramoussa on the southern outskirts of the city on December 15, 2016.  Russia, Syrian military sources and rebel officials confirmed that a new agreement had been reached after a first evacuation plan collapsed the day before amid fresh fighting. Syrian state television reported that some 4,000 rebels and their families were to be evacuated.    / AFP PHOTO / KARAM AL-MASRIKARAM AL-MASRI/AFP/Getty Images

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A wounded boy sits inside an ambulance as Syrian civilians and their families gather at the rebel-held al-Amiriyah neighbourhood as they wait to be evacuated to the government-controlled area of Ramoussa. Photo Karam Al-Masri/AFP/Getty 

 A reflection on waste liquid shows a woman wawing Turkish and Free Syrian flags as an aid convoy to Aleppo organized by IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation is about to leave, on December 14, 2016 in Istanbul.   Turkey's aid campaign for the besieged people of Aleppo continued with several nongovernmental organizations sending food, water and clothing. / AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSEOZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images

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A reflection on waste liquid shows a woman waving Turkish and Free Syrian flags as an aid convoy to Aleppo is about to leave Istanbul for Syria. Photo Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty 

This photo provided by NASA TV shows a Japanese cargo ship before it arrives with Christmas gifts to the International Space Station on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. The capsule — called Kounotori, or white stork — contains nearly 5 tons of food, water, batteries and other supplies. NASA said there also are Christmas presents for the two Americans, three Russians and one Frenchman on board. (NASA TV via AP)

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This photo shows a Japanese cargo ship before it arrives with Christmas gifts to the International Space Station. The capsule contains nearly 5 tons of food, water, batteries and other supplies. NASA said there also are Christmas presents for the two Americans, three Russians and one Frenchman on board. Nasa/AP

A protester reacts after the South Korean parliament's successful impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye as crowds gather outside the National Assembly in Seoul

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A protester reacts after the South Korean parliament’s successful impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye, as crowds gather outside the National Assembly in Seoul

Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) take part in a mock terrorist attack inside the European Council building in Brussels, Belgium

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Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) take part in a mock terrorist attack inside the European Council building in Brussels, Belgium

Police officers look on as a firework thrown by protesters explodes in front of them in the central district of Exarchia in Athens, on December 6, 2016, following a commemorative rally marking the eighth anniversary of the killing of teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a Greek police officer.   Hundreds of  pupils, university students and workers  participated in  a  rally to mark the eighth anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a 15-years old student , which sparked riots in the country in 2008.    / AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images

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Police officers look on as a firework thrown by protesters explodes in front of them in the central district of Exarchia in Athens following a commemorative rally marking the eighth anniversary of the killing of teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a Greek police officer. Photo Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty 

In this picture taken on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, an Iranian man flips on the sands while enjoying his weekend in the Mesr desert about 305 miles (500 kilometers) southeast of the capital Tehran, Iran. Deserts make up parts of Iran which have recently become tourist destination for young Iranians looking for a break on their weekend. The increase in tourists to the desert has stimulated economic growth in the area. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

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An Iranian man flips on the sands while in the Mesr desert about 305 miles southeast of the capital Tehran, Iran. Photo Ebrahim Noroozi/AP 

Iraqi soldiers are seen in a tractor from a Humvee while coming back from the frontline in the Al-Intisar district in Mosul, Iraq, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, is the last major Islamic State extremist urban bastion in the country. Iraqi troops have advanced cautiously to avoid civilian casualties. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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Iraqi soldiers are seen in a tractor from a Humvee while coming back from the frontline in the Al-Intisar district in Mosul, Iraq. Mosul. Photo Manu Brabo/AP 

The sun rises behind skyscrapers amidst the clouds on a foggy morning in Dubai on December 5, 2016.

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The sun rises behind skyscrapers amidst the clouds on a foggy morning in Dubai on Monday. Photo Rene Slama/AFP/Getty 

Gambia Election

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Gambians celebrate the victory of Opposition coalition candidate Adama Barrow in the streets of Serrekunda, Gambia. Picture AP Photo/Jerome Delay

Passengers check their mobiles as garbage is accumulated during a protest by the cleaning staff at Barcelona's airport

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Passengers check their mobiles as garbage is accumulated during a protest by the cleaning staff at Barcelona’s airport. Pictures REUTERS/ Albert Gea

Indonesia Blasphemy Protest

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Thousands of Muslims gather during a protest against Jakarta’s minority Christian Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama who is being prosecuted for blasphemy, at the National Monument in Jakarta, Indonesia. Picture AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim

Indian Navy marine commandos demonstrate their skills during a rehearsal ahead of Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai

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Indian Navy marine commandos demonstrate their skills during a
rehearsal ahead of Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, India.
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A Houthi rebel holds the barrel of a machine gun he carries during a rally held to mobilize fighters for battles against government forces, in Sanaa, Yemen

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A Houthi rebel holds the barrel of a machine gun he carries during a rally held to mobilize fighters for battles against government forces, in Sanaa, Yemen.
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A handler swims with a horse from the Garrison Savannah in the Caribbean Sea near Bridgetown, Barbados

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A handler swims with a horse from the Garrison Savannah in the Caribbean Sea near Bridgetown, Barbados.
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Police detain a protester from India's main opposition Congress party during a protest in Kolkata

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Police detain a protester fromthe main opposition Congress party during a protest against the government’s decision to withdraw 500 and 1000 Indian rupee banknotes from circulation in Kolkata, India. Picture REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A woman walks past posters from the far-right political movement Casapound

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A woman walks past posters from the far-right political movement Casapound which call to vote “No” at the constitutional referendum, in Rome, Italy. PictureAFP/Getty Images