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Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Mountain climbers in Santa Claus outfits pose during an event to hope for safe climbing and to promote Christmas charity on the Buckhan mountain in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

  • Female activists perform a choreography originated in Chile, and inspired by the Chilean feminist group Las Tesis, to protest against gender violence and patriarchy in front of the Greek parliament at Athens' Syntagma Square. AFP / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI

  • A police officer points a pistol during a rally in Hong Kong to show support for the Uighur minority in China. AFP / Anthony WALLACE

  • Under a midday winter solstice sun, a trio of climbers make their way up a slope on Mount Washington in New Hampshire. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

  • Revellers enjoy the sunrise as they welcome the winter solstice at Stonehenge stone circle in Amesbury, Britain. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

  • The Italian Air Force aerobatic unit Frecce Tricolori performs within the Men's Giant Slalom of the FIS Alpine World Cup in Alta Badia, Dolomites. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

  • The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft lands in White Sands, New Mexico. AFP PHOTO /NASA/AUBREY GEMIGNANI

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