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The World in Photos This Week

Protests erupt following U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem, South Korea prepares for the Winter Olympics, and Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Syria.

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A snow-covered park is seen from the more than 1,000-foot-high observation deck of the Ostankino TV tower in Moscow on Dec. 8.

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Women react as an Israeli mounted policeman disperses Palestinian protesters on Dec. 9 in East Jerusalem.

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People gather during a “popular homage” to late French singer Johnny Hallyday as his coffin is driven down the Champs-Élysées avenue in Paris on Dec. 9.

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A child plays during a protest in Manila on Dec. 10, as activists commemorated International Human Rights Day.

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Fog covers the top floors of an office building that hosts the offices of state-owned Russian banking and financial services company Sberbank in central Moscow on Dec. 10.

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A couple embraces through the border wall between Mexico and the United States as they get married during the “Keep our dream alive” event in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on Dec. 10.

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South Korean special warfare soldiers take part in an anti-terror drill on Dec. 12 at the Olympic Stadium, the venue where the opening and closing ceremony for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games are set to be held.

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People cruise on a boat as they check the conditions of their homes in the flooded town of Brescello, Italy, on Dec. 12 after the Enza river breached its banks following heavy rain throughout the northern Emilia-Romagna region.

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The charred remains of vehicles at a home in the Toro Canyon area north of Santa Barbara, California on Dec. 12.

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Supporters of Republican senatorial candidate Roy Moore watch for results at an election night party in Montgomery, Alabama, on Dec. 12.

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Passengers hold on to door handles as they travel on overfilled train during a nationwide railway strike in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Dec. 13.

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People participate in a ceremony on Dec. 13 at the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall, marking 80 years since the wartime massacre in the city by Japanese troops.

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Snowboarders from Italy, Spain, Australia, and the United States compete in the Snowboard Cross Women World Cup on Dec. 13 in Val Thorens, in the French Alps.

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A portrait of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe after it was removed from the Zanu-PF party headquarters in Harare on Dec. 14.

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Two workers at the Bin Omar natural gas facility, part of the Basra Gas Company, located north of the Iraqi port of Basra on Dec. 14.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech at a Kremlin reception marking Russia's Heroes of the Fatherland Day in Moscow on Dec. 14.

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United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura during a press conference closing a round of Syria peace talks at the U.N. offices in Geneva on Dec. 14.

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The Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft is transported to a launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Dec. 15.

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A U.N. military official greets wounded Tanzanian peacekeepers on Dec. 15 in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, after 14 U.N. peacekeepers were killed by suspected Ugandan rebels.

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A Pakistani woman walks through dense fog on the outskirts of Lahore on Dec. 15.

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A Palestinian protester uses a stick to move flaming tires during clashes with Israeli security forces near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Dec. 15.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad inspect a military parade during their visit to the Russian air base in Hmeimim in the northwestern Syrian province of Latakia on Dec. 11.

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