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Best pictures from December 7

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A bison stands in an outside enclosure during snow fall at Les Plaines de Rosiere bison breeding farm, in Colovrex near Geneva.

DENIS BALIBOUSE/REUTERS

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An employee from the electricity board works on newly installed overhead power cables ahead of the "Kumbh Mela", or Pitcher Festival, as the sun sets in the northern Indian city of Allahabad, India.

JITENDRA PRAKASH/REUTERS

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A Kashmiri fisherman rows past water fountains on a cold and foggy day at the Dal Lake in Srinagar, India. The Dal Lake, which is one of the major tourist attractions of the valley, has numerous floating gardens that produce different varieties of vegetables during all four seasons of the year.

Dar Yasin/AP

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A typhoon victim holds a bag of relief goods as she walks among debris swept by floodwaters at the height of Typhoon Bopha, while returning to an evacuation centre in New Bataan town in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines. Residents in the southern Philippines buried their dead on Friday even as rescue workers continued scouring remote areas for survivors of Typhoon Bopha, the nation's strongest storm this year, which killed 418 people and left nearly as many missing.

ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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Great Tit birds feed on nuts and seeds left by visitors in a bird feeder in a park in central Minsk, Belarus.

VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS

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A man walks as he carries a statue of Santa Claus in the streets of downtown Guatemala City.

JORGE DAN LOPEZ/REUTERS

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Supporters of South Korea's presidential candidate Park Geun-hye of ruling Saenuri Party in costumes give thumbs-up signs during her presidential election campaign in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's presidential election is scheduled for Dec. 19.

Lee Jin-man/AP

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Children and parents gather around Santa Claus at the Santa Experience at Sherway Gardens in Toronto.

Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail

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Noor Jahan, 5, sleeps on chalk drawings she made as her mother begs for alms at a railway station in Mumbai, India.

DANISH SIDDIQUI/REUTERS

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Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal prays, with his head to the ground, upon his arrival at the Rafah crossing in the southern Gaza Strip. Meshaal arrived in the Gaza Strip on Friday, ending 45 years of exile from Palestinian land with a visit that underscored the Islamist group's growing confidence following a recent conflict with Israel.

AHMED JADALLAH/REUTERS

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