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Best pictures from December 28

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A reindeer eats slices of apples, carrots and cabbage attached to a Christmas and New Year tree at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Reindeer chewed up the tree after eating all the fruit and vegetables, according to a zoo employee.

ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS

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Carol singers (sternsinger) dressed as the Three Kings, walk through Wuerzburg, Germany, during a carol singing project. More than 2000 carol singers took part in the project, collecting money for charity programs that help children in need around the world.

RALPH ORLOWSKI/REUTERS

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A man runs as he pushes his friend on a specially constructed ice-chair on the frozen Houhai Lake in central Beijing.

JASON LEE/REUTERS

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An elephant holds a soccer ball with his trunk during an exhibition soccer match on the final day of the Elephant Race event at Sauraha in Chitwan, Nepal.

NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS

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Russia's players celebrate defeating Team USA in their preliminary round game during the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, Russia.

MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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A Free Syrian Army fighter carries two homemade bombs as they seize Menagh military airport in north Aleppo, Syria.

STRINGER/REUTERS

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Colombians wear costumes as they perform during a parade called Cali Viejo to celebrate the annual Feria de Cali festival, in Cali, Colombia.

JAIME SALDARRIAGA/REUTERS

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Reindeer gather around herder Anna Jemmett, from the Glenmore Reindeer Centre, to eat lichen from her hands in the Cairngorm Mountains near Aviemore, Scotland. The 150-strong Cairngorm Reindeer Herd is Britain's only herd of reindeer.

DAVID MOIR/REUTERS

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Newar community girls dressed as deities participate in a parade marking Yomari Puni festival in Katmandu, Nepal. Yomari Puni is observed annually.

Niranjan Shrestha/AP

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A man runs from a bull during a traditional year-end bullfight festival in Zapote near San Jose. More than 300 people took part in the festival that involved participants taking their turn to jump into the ring to tease the bull. Costa Rican law prohibits the killing of bulls during bullfighting events and festivals.

JUAN CARLOS ULATE/REUTERS

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Elchav Phel digs his car out from the snow in Montreal. Montreal's all-time record for a one-day snowfall set in 1971, was broken on Thursday as 45-50 centimetres fell in the city and surrounding area.

CHRISTINNE MUSCHI/REUTERS

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