Winter

Syrians carry water as they walk on a road  near their refugee camp, at Ber-Elias village, in Bekaa valley, east Lebanon, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. Snow fell in the Middle East as a powerful winter storm swept through the region, killing several Syrian refugees in Lebanon and forcing thousands of others who have fled their country civil war to huddle for warmth in refugee camps.

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Syrians carry water as they walk on a road near their refugee camp, at Ber-Elias village, in Bekaa valley, east Lebanon. Snow fell in the Middle East as a powerful winter storm swept through the region, killing several Syrian refugees in Lebanon and forcing thousands of others who have fled their country civil war to huddle for warmth in refugee camps

Shirtless members of the South Korean Special Warfare Forces hurl snow during a winter exercise in Pyeongchang January 8, 2015. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said there was 'no reason' not to hold a high-level summit with neighbouring South Korea, speaking in a New Year's address broadcast by state media last Thursday.

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Shirtless members of the South Korean Special Warfare Forces hurl snow during a winter exercise in Pyeongchang on Thursday

A girl looks on among Afghan women lining up to receive winter relief assistance donated by the UNHCR in Kabul

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A girl stands among Afghan women lining up to receive winter relief assistance donated by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Kabul, on Wednesday

A man has his head shaved inside the stone circle at Stonehenge, Witshire, where people are gathering to celebrate the Winter solstice.

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A man has his head shaved inside the stone circle at Stonehenge, Wiltshire, where people are gathering to celebrate the Winter solstice on Monday

A rickshaw puller wrapped up in a blanket waits for customers on a cold morning at Allahabad, India Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. Cold wave conditions intensified across northern India as temperatures dipped along with thick blankets of fog cutting out sunlight.

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A cold rickshaw puller waits for customers in Allahabad, India.

Workers warm themselves around a fire at a wholesale grocery market on a winter morning in the old quarters of Delhi December 19, 2014.

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Workers warm themselves around a fire at a wholesale grocery market on a winter morning in the old quarters of Delhi on Friday

Indian students travel on a horse cart surrounded by fog in Jammu, India, Thursday, Dec.18, 2014. As winter sets in, thick fog engulfs most of north India early mornings.

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Students travel via horse and cart surrounded by fog in Jammu, India. As winter sets in, thick fog engulfs most of north India early mornings

Two cyclists are reflected in a puddle shortly after a storm on the banks of the river Rhine in Duesseldorf, Germany.

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Two cyclists are reflected in a puddle shortly after a storm on the banks of the river Rhine in Duesseldorf, Germany.

Frost covers the mask and part of the hat of a soldier of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) as he stand guard near the border of China and Russia in Heihe, Heilongjiang province.

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Frost covers the mask and part of the hat of a soldier of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) as he stand guard near the border of China and Russia in Heihe, Heilongjiang province.

People drink tea at a roadside tea shop on a winter morning in the old quarters in Delhi, December 3, 2014.

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People drink tea at a roadside tea shop on a winter morning in the old quarters in Delhi on Wednesday

A tower of Ettal Abbey is seen in front of the snow-covered landscape on November 18, 2014 in Ettal, southern Germany.

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Ettal Abbey tower is viewed in front of the snow-covered landscape in Ettal, southern Germany

A model displays a Autumn/Winter design by Andres Sarda during the young designers show at Madrid's Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

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A model displays a Autumn/Winter design by Andres Sarda during the young designers show at Madrid’s Fashion Week in Madrid, Spain,

A couple and a child look at a 50-foot snowman named "Granddaddy" in Gilman, Minnesota. The snowman began to take shape earlier this winter when farmer Greg Novak needed to move mounting snow piles away from his greenhouses.

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A couple and a child look at a 50-foot snowman named “Granddaddy” in Gilman, Minnesota. The snowman began to take shape earlier this winter when farmer Greg Novak needed to move mounting snow piles away from his greenhouses

Canada's Luscombe skis during the Men's Downhill Standing training at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center...Canada's Braydon Luscombe skis during the Men's Downhill Standing training at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center, March 6, 2014.

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Canada’s Braydon Luscombe skis during the Men’s Downhill Standing training at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre

A model wears an accessory created by Anya Hindmarch during London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014, in central London in central London, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014.

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A model wears an accessory created by Anya Hindmarch during London Fashion Week autumn/winter in central London 

A morning commuter walks in the plowed road as mixed winter precipitation falls Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Philadelphia. Snow and sleet are falling on the East Coast, from North Carolina to New England, a day after sleet, snow and ice bombarded the Southeast.

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A morning commuter walks through the snow in the US city of Philadelphia, on Thursday

Japan's Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games...Japan's Akito Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor, February 12, 2014.

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Japan’s Akito Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor.

Sarah Reid of Canada prepares to start a training run for the women's skeleton during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Sarah Reid of Canada prepares to start a training run for the women’s skeleton during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia

Performers take part in opening ceremony for 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics...Performers take part in the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 7, 2014.      REUTERS/David Gray

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Performers take part in the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia 

Armin Zoeggeler from Italy takes a turn during a training session for the men's singles luge at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Armin Zoeggeler of Italy takes a turn during a training session for the men’s singles luge at the 2014 Winter Olympics on Friday, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia