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A man walks through a tunnel of lanterns at the Winterlude festival in Ottawa.


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A boy feeds pigeons in a park in Almaty, Kazakhstan.


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A woman raises a knife and shouts slogans against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Brotherhood a during march against sexual harassment and violence against women in Cairo. The rally comes in response to recent cases of sexual assault in both Tahrir Square and Cairo’s Mohamed Mahmoud Street. Some anti-sexual harassment activists suspect that recent attacks ñ which occurred during political demonstrations - may have been planned in advance.


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People reach out to take fruits and vegetables distributed for free by farmers during a protest against high production costs outside the Agriculture Ministry in Athens.


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Nigeria soccer fans celebrate after Nigeria soccer player Elderson Echiejile scored a goal against Mali , during an African Cup of Nations semi final match in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigeria cruised to a 4-1 win over Mali on Wednesday to reach the African Cup final for the first time in more than a decade.

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Gao Yinyu, 77, does his morning exercise before swimming in Songhua river in Jilin, Jilin province. Gao said he exercises everyday irrespective of the weather to keep himself fit since he retired as a teacher a few years ago.


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A woman braves the wind as she walks along New Brighton beach near Liverpool, northern England.


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A Naga Sadhu, center, watches as other Hindu holy men of the Juna Akhara sect participate in a rituals that are believed to rid them of all ties in this life and dedicate themselves to serving God as a "Naga" or naked holy men, at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna River during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad, India. The significance of nakedness is that they will not have any worldly ties to material belongings, even something as simple as clothes. This ritual that transforms selected holy men to Naga can only be done at the Kumbh festival.

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Duma, a seven-year-old Jack Russell terrier rides a wakeboard pulled by a remote controlled boat operated by her owner Cliff Bode, of Chicago, Ill., while practicing for the Vancouver International Boat Show in Vancouver, B.C.. Duma is performing three times a day at the show which runs from Feb. 7-11.


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A Malian man sits on a window sill to watch the Nigeria versus Mali Africa Cup of Nations semifinal soccer match taking place in South Africa, in Gao, northern Mali.

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