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Performers from the Joles ethnic group in Gambia prepare to perform with sharp blades which they say will demonstrate the magic powers of a spiritual water, that will make them immune to the cuts, during a campaign rally by incumbent President Yahya Jammeh, leader of the APRC in Bikama. Photo Marco Longari/AFP/Getty
Britain’s Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, participates in a traditional celebration dance with members of the congregation following the consecration of the new St Thomas Cathedral, a Syrian Orthodox Church, in west London. Photo Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty
Syrian civil defence volunteers, known as the White Helmets, rescue a boy from the rubble following a reported barrel bomb attack on the Bab al-Nairab neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on November 24, 2016. Photo Ameer Alhalbi/AFP/Getty Images
A firefighter brandishes a smoke flares as he and others demonstrate on Place de la Nation in Paris, France as part of a nationwide strike to denounce violence against firefighters doing their job, budget cuts and downsizing. Photo Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty
Refugees on the MOAS vessel “Topaz Responder” as it comes into in Vibo Valentia, Italy. Photo Dan Kitwood/Getty
Displaced Iraqi boy Jasim Abudllah Jasim, 13, who according to his family lost his leg in an air strike in Baiji, plays football in Debaga camp, on the outskirts of Erbil, Iraq.
Picture Mohammed Salem/Reuters
Houthi fighters ride on the back of a truck during a tribal gathering held to mobilise fighters for the battles against government forces, in Sana’a, Yemen. Photo Khaled Abdullah/Reuters
U.S. soldiers eat their meals to celebrate Thanksgiving Day inside the U.S. army base in Qayyara, south of Mosul, Iraq. Photo Thaier Al-Sudani/Reuters
Boys play with a ball in front of oilfields burned by Islamic State fighters in Qayyara, south of Mosul, Iraq. Picture Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
A member of the Iraqi Christian forces Kataeb Babylon (Babylon Brigades) stands guard beneath a cross at the Mar Benham Syriac Catholic monastery in the town of Khidr Ilyas, southeast of Mosul, Iraq. Photo Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty
Health personnel measures a child as part of a program for malnourished children sponsored by the World Food Program at a Health Center in Mavivi, Beni territory, Eastern D.R.Congo. Photo Eduardo Soteras/AFP/Getty