TOPSHOT - A fox runs past the entrance to 10 Downing street in central London on January 16, 2018.
 / AFP PHOTO / Niklas HALLE'N        (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)

The World in Photos This Week

Religious traditions around the world, storms in the Mediterranean, and Olympic preparations.

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TOPSHOT - A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 passenger plane is seen struck in mud on an embankment, a day after skidding off the airstrip, after landing at Trabzon's airport on the Black Sea coast on January 14, 2018. 
A passenger plane late on January 13 skidded off the runway just metres away from the sea as it landed at Trabzon's airport in northern Turkey. The Pegasus Airlines flight, with 168 people on board, had taken off from Ankara on its way to the northern province of Trabzon. No casualties were reported.  / AFP PHOTO / IHLAS NEWS AGENCY / STRINGER / Turkey OUT        (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 passenger plane a day after skidding off the airstrip at Trabzon Airport on Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Jan. 14.

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TOPSHOT - Tunisian protesters carry flares and shout slogans during celebrations in central Tunis on January 14, 2018, marking the seventh anniversary since the uprising that ousted ex-president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and launched the Arab Spring. / AFP PHOTO / Anis MILI / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by Anis MILI has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [celebrations marking the seventh anniversary since the uprising] instead of protest against the government over price hikes and austerity measures]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require.        (Photo credit should read ANIS MILI/AFP/Getty Images)

Tunisian protesters carry flares and shout slogans during celebrations in central Tunis on Jan. 14, marking the seventh anniversary of the uprising that ousted President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali and launched the Arab Spring.

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TOPSHOT - A man evaluates a Bengal cat during the Paris Animal Show on January 14, 2018 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE LOPEZ        (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

A man evaluates a Bengal cat during the Paris Animal Show on Jan. 14.

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TOPSHOT - The sun sets behind a construction crane showing the branding of British construction company Carillion photographed on a building site in central London on January 15, 2018, with the skyline of the British capital in the background including the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament.  
The British government is keeping a "very close eye" on construction and outsourcing group Carillion, a senior minister said January 14, 2018, amid reports it could go into administration within days. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel SORABJI        (Photo credit should read DANIEL SORABJI/AFP/Getty Images)

The sun sets behind a construction crane showing the branding of British construction company Carillion on a building site in central London on Jan. 15. The company could soon be liquidated, threatening thousands of jobs and government contracts.

Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - General view of a bridge that collapsed in Guayabetal municipality on the road that connects Bogota with the city of Villavicencio, Cundinamarca department, on January 15, 2018.
When the structure suddenly collapsed, there were about 35 or 40 workers at the site. Ten workers were killed and eight injured, according to the authorities. / AFP PHOTO / Raul Arboleda        (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

A collapsed bridge on the road that connects Bogotá, Colombia, with the city of Villavicencio, on Jan. 15. Ten workers were killed and eight injured in the accident, according to the authorities

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TOPSHOT - A fox runs past the entrance to 10 Downing street in central London on January 16, 2018.
 / AFP PHOTO / Niklas HALLE'N        (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)

A fox runs past the entrance to No. 10 Downing St. in central London on Jan. 16.

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TOPSHOT - Luca De Aliprandini of Italy skis during the first practice of the FIS Alpine World Cup Men's downhill in Kitzbuehel, Austria on January 16, 2018.  / AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR        (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Luca De Aliprandini of Italy during the first practice run of the FIS Alpine World Cup men’s downhill competition in Kitzbühel, Austria, on Jan. 16.

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TOPSHOT - A close up shot shows the legs of Iraqis who lost their limbs in the offensive to retake the city of Mosul from Islamic State (IS) fighters, as they gather to try prosthetic limbs provided by the Kuwaiti government on January 16, 2018, in Arbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq. / AFP PHOTO / SAFIN HAMED        (Photo credit should read SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)

A close-up shot from Jan. 16 shows the legs of Iraqis who lost their limbs in the offensive to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State.

Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Egyptian Muslim Sufis attend a ceremony to commemorate the birth of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, outside al-Hussein mosque in Cairo late on January 16, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI        (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian Sufi Muslims attend a ceremony to commemorate the birth of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, outside the al-Hussein Mosque in Cairo late on Jan. 16.

Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Kashmiri men carry grass for cattle on the outskirts of Srinagar on January 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / TAUSEEF MUSTAFA        (Photo credit should read TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Kashmiri men carry grass for cattle on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, on Jan. 17.

Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Somali internally displaced refugee prepare to leave their shelter with their possessions after the owner of the land on which the Wedow refugee camp has grown, ordered them to vacate his property in Mogadishu on January 17, 2018.
The Wedow refugee camp, which is considered the largest refugee camp in Mogadishu, was created for refugees fleeing  from the Al-Qaeda affiliated Shabaab militants controlling their homelands for the past seven year. / AFP PHOTO / Mohamed ABDIWAHAB        (Photo credit should read MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/Getty Images)

Internally displaced Somalis prepare to leave a refugee camp in Mogadishu on Jan. 17 after the property owner ordered the camp closed.

Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Peugeot's Spanish drivers Carlos Sainz and co-driver Lucas Cruz compete during the Stage 11 of the 2018 Dakar Rally between Belen and Chilecito, in Argentina, on January 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE        (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Peugeot’s Spanish drivers Carlos Sainz Jr. and Lucas Cruz compete during Stage 11 of the 2018 Dakar Rally between Belen and Chilecito, Argentina, on Jan. 17.

Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Two villagers work as Mount Sinabung volcano spews smoke and ash in the background at Karo, North Sumatra on January 18, 2018.
The volcano, which roared back to life in 2010 after four centuries of silence, has been erupting steadily since 2015, displacing more than 3,000 families. / AFP PHOTO / YT HARYONO        (Photo credit should read YT HARYONO/AFP/Getty Images)

Two villagers work as Mount Sinabung volcano spews smoke and ash in the background near Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Jan. 18.

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TOPSHOT - A picture taken on January 18, 2018 from the Israeli side of the border with the Gaza Strip shows a Israeli army officer walking near the entrance of a tunnel, that Israel says was dug by the Islamic Jihad group, leading from the Palestinian enclave into Israel, near southern Israeli kibbutz of Kissufim.
Israel uncovered and destroyed the tunnel in late October. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / JACK GUEZ        (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

An Israeli military officer on Jan. 18 near the entrance to a tunnel that Israel says was dug by the Islamic Jihad group, leading from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel.

Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - A woman walks past Brazilian military on patrol in Jacarezinho favela in Rio de Janeiro on January 18, 2018. 
The military began similataneous operations in four different favelas as part of a crackdown on drug traffickers. The mandate for Brazil's Military to assist the country's police forces during dangerous raids on traffickers in favelas has been extended until the end of 2018 due to the high rate of murdered police officers and drug related violence.  / AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA        (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

A woman walks past a Brazilian military officer on patrol in the Jacarezinho favela in Rio de Janeiro on Jan. 18.

Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Members of indigenous communities from Peru, Brasil and Bolivia gather during the assembly of the Amazonian church in Puerto Maldonado, before the arrival of Pope Francis, on January 18, 2018. 
Pope Francis will visit the cities of Puerto Maldonado, Trujillo and Lima during his upcoming visit between January 18 and 21. / AFP PHOTO / Ernesto BENAVIDES        (Photo credit should read ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)

Members of indigenous communities from Peru, Brazil, and Bolivia gather during the assembly of the Amazonian church in Puerto Maldonado, Peru, on Jan. 18 before the arrival of Pope Francis.

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TOPSHOT - This photo taken on January 16, 2018 shows a poster on the wall of an office at the abandoned Alps Ski Resort, a former holiday destination in South Korea's far northeast close to the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula, near Sokcho. 
The Alps Ski Resort was one of the country's first winter sports destinations, attracting tens of thousands of skiers every year until it abruptly shut its doors in 2006. Now South Korea has spent 800 million USD on the sporting facilities for next month's Winter Olympics, but the International Olympic Committee has expressed concern over the absence of future plans for several of them, saying the Games' legacy should be addressed "as a priority".

 / AFP PHOTO / Ed JONES / TO GO WITH AFP STORY: "Failed Ski resort looms over the Pyeongchang Games' legacy" FOCUS BY HWANG SUNGHEE        (Photo credit should read ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)

A poster on the wall of an office on Jan. 16 at the abandoned Alps Ski Resort, a former holiday destination in South Korea’s far northeast, close to the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula.

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TOPSHOT - Russian President Vladimir Putin plunges into the icy waters of lake Seliger during the celebration of the Epiphany holiday in Russia's Tver region early on January 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / SPUTNIK / Alexey DRUZHININ        (Photo credit should read ALEXEY DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian President Vladimir Putin plunges into the icy waters of Lake Seliger in Russia's Tver region on Jan. 19 during Epiphany celebrations.

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TOPSHOT - Waves break on the sea port in Gaza City on January 19, 2018, during a storm. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED        (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)

Waves break on the sea port in Gaza City during a storm on Jan. 19.

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TOPSHOT - French President Emmanuel Macron reviews French Navy personel as he arrives aboard the French Mistral Class assault ship and helicopter carrier "Dixmude" to attend a ceremony to present his wishes to the armed forces at the Toulon Naval Base in Toulon, southern France, on January 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Claude Paris        (Photo credit should read CLAUDE PARIS/AFP/Getty Images)

French President Emmanuel Macron reviews French navy personnel as he arrives aboard the French Mistral Class assault ship and helicopter carrier “Dixmude” near Toulon, southern France, on Jan. 19.

Claude Paris/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Clergyboys spray blessed water onto patrons of the Ethiopian Orthodox church during the Timket, an Epiphany festival, in Addis Ababa, on January 19, 2018.
Thousands of Ethiopian Orthodox Christians gathered in Jan Meda sports ground to celebrate the Baptism of Christ. / AFP PHOTO / ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER        (Photo credit should read ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands of Ethiopian Orthodox Christians gather at the Jan Meda sports ground in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Jan. 19 to celebrate the baptism of Jesus Christ.

Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Jono Simbolon (front), an Indonesian Christian, grimaces in pain as he is flogged in front of a crowd outside a mosque in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, on January 19, 2018.
Simbolon was publicly flogged on January 19 for selling alcohol in conservative Aceh province, a violation of Islamic law, as a crowd of onlookers including children jeered. / AFP PHOTO / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN        (Photo credit should read CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Jono Simbolon, an Indonesian Christian, grimaces in pain as he is flogged in front of a crowd in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Jan. 19. Simbolon was convicted for selling alcohol in conservative Aceh province, a violation of Islamic law.

Chaideer Mahyuddin/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Indian soldiers ride camels during a rehearsal for the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi on January 19, 2018 ahead of India's Republic Day celebrations.
The ceremony is a culmination of Republic Day celebrations and dates back to the days when troops disengaged themselves from battle at sunset. / AFP PHOTO / DOMINIQUE FAGET        (Photo credit should read DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Indian soldiers ride camels during a rehearsal for the “Beating the Retreat” ceremony in New Delhi on Jan. 19, ahead of India’s Republic Day celebrations.

Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - The animal keeper, Andreas Wuftange, measures the trunk of the baby elephant named Minh-Tan on January 19, 2018, at the zoo of Osnabrueck, northern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Friso Gentsch / Germany OUT        (Photo credit should read FRISO GENTSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Animal keeper Andreas Wuftange measures the trunk of a baby elephant named Minh-Tan on Jan. 19, at the Osnabrück Zoo in northern Germany.

Friso Gentsch/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - A picture taken on January 19, 2018 shows a general view of Diyarbakir city during a sandstorm on January 19, 2018 in Diyarbakir.   / AFP PHOTO / Ilyas AKENGIN        (Photo credit should read ILYAS AKENGIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Diyarbakir, Turkey, during a sandstorm on Jan. 19.

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