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Argentina's President Mauricio Macri, his wife first lady Juliana Awada and their daughter Antonia wave from a balcony of the Casa Rosada government palace after the inauguration ceremony in Buenos Aires on December 10, 2015. Macri's inauguration marks the start of a new era for Argentina: a tilt to the right after 12 years under Kirchner and her late husband Nestor, the left-wing power couple that led the country back to stability after an economic meltdown in 2001.

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Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri, his wife first lady Juliana Awada and their daughter Antonia wave from a balcony of the Casa Rosada government palace after the inauguration ceremony in Buenos Aires on Thursday

A Lebanese policeman who was kidnapped by Nusra Front, waves as he carried by his relatives upon his arrival at the government palace, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. The Nusra Front Syria's al-Qaida branch on Tuesday released a group of Lebanese troops held captive for over a year as part of a Qatar-brokered swap that involved Lebanon setting free at least 11 prisoners wanted by the militants, including a former wife of the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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A Lebanese policeman who was kidnapped by Nusra Front, waves as he carried by his relatives upon his arrival at the government palace, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and China's President Xi Jinping arrive at Buckingham Palace in central London on Tuesday, during the ceremonial welcome on the first official day of the Chinese president's state visit. China's President Xi Jinping started a pomp-filled four-day state visit to Britain as reports emerged of a multibillion pound investment deal over Britain's new nuclear programme

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and China’s President Xi Jinping arrive at Buckingham Palace in central London on Tuesday, during the ceremonial welcome on the first official day of the Chinese president’s state visit

A female militia phalanx attends a grand ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Tibet Autonomous Region at the square of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Schoolchildren waved flags and paramilitary troops marched in full battle dress as the Chinese government on Tuesday staged a mass spectacle marking 50 years since Tibet's establishment as an ethnic autonomous region firmly under the control of Beijing

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A female militia phalanx attends a grand ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Tibet Autonomous Region at the square of the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on Tuesday

A protester is seen wrapped in a Honduran flag during clashes with the police in the surroundings of the Presidential Palace in Tegucigalpa, on July 16, 2015. At least 22 people on hunger strike, including Human Rights activist Wilfredo Mendez, demand the installation of the International Commission against Impunity in Honduras (CICIH).

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A protester is seen wrapped in a Honduran flag during clashes with the police in the surroundings of the Presidential Palace in Tegucigalpa, on Thursday. At least 22 people on hunger strike, including Human Rights activist Wilfredo Mendez, demand the installation of the International Commission against Impunity in Honduras (CICIH)

Well-wishers wave Japanese flags to celebrate Japan's Emperor Akihito's 81st birthday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. Emperor Akihito said he  ardently  hoped Japan will strive hard as a peaceful country, as he celebrated his 81th birthday Tuesday ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II next year.

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Well-wishers outside the Imperial Palace in Tokyo wave Japanese flags to celebrate Emperor Akihito’s 81st birthday

Monaco guards arrive for a ceremony announcing the birth of Monaco royal twins Gabriella Therese Marie and Jacques Honore Rainier, outside the Palace in Monaco, Thursday, Dec.11 , 2014.  For the first time since Monaco was founded in the 13th century, its royal family gave birth to twins on Wednesday, and dozens of cannons were fired to celebrate. Monaco's Princess Charlene had a girl first and a boy second, but the boy will be the principality's future ruler, reflecting the male priority of Monaco's laws of succession.

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Monaco guards arrive for a ceremony announcing the birth of Monaco royal twins Gabriella Therese Marie and Jacques Honore Rainier, outside the Palace in Monaco on Thursday

Military honour guard stand outside the main building of the new Presidential Palace complex after a welcome ceremony for Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Putin arrived in Turkey for a one-day visit and met with Erdogan at his huge new palace on once-protected farm land and forest in Ankara, becoming the second foreign dignitary after the Pope Francis to be hosted at the lavish, 1000-room complex.

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Military honour guard stand outside the main building of the new Presidential Palace complex after a welcome ceremony for Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ankara, Turkey. Putin arrived in Turkey for a one-day visit and met with Erdogan at his huge new palace on once-protected farm land and forest in Ankara on Monday

YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA - OCTOBER 22:  KPH Notonegoro and Gusti Kanjeng Ratu Hayu drink tea during Dahar Klimah ceremony in Bangsal Kesatriyan at Kraton Palace as part of the Royal Wedding Held For Sultan Hamengkubuwono X's Daughter Gusti Ratu Kanjeng Hayu And KPH Notonegoro on October 22, 2013 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.  Wedding celebrations will take place October 21-23 October. The wedding parade will include 12 royal horse drawn carriages and will be streamed live on the internet so that it can be watched by people all over the world.  (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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Sultan Hamengkubuwono X’s daughter Gusti Ratu Kanjeng Hayu (left) and KPH Notonegoro drink tea during the Dahar Klimah ceremony in Bangsal Kesatriyan at Kraton Palace, as part of their royal wedding in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The celebrations continue until 23 October with a wedding parade that includes 12 royal horse-drawn carriages, which will be streamed live on the internet.