Photos Of 2016 Week 05

Revelers in Brazil prepare for Carnival, Dutch police train an eagle to capture drones in midair, a captured monkey menace in Mumbai, a kiss after a fight in London, Russian infantry training with reindeer, a mock zebra escape in a Tokyo zoo, a crane collapse in New York, and much more. [35 photos total]

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A firebomb explodes beside a riot police member during a massive protest on February 4, 2016. Thousands of people marched across Greece on February 4, 2016 as diverse classes united in a crippling general strike over a pension overhaul that has sparked a major backlash against embattled leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. (Aris Messinis / AFP / Getty) #
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A halo forms around the sun, in the icy atmosphere over Hexigten Banner in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, photographed on January 24, 2016. (Sun Guoshu / Xinhua / Corbis) #
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A child stands at a new refugee camp set up for Iraqis, mostly fleeing the northern city of Mosul, now held by ISIS militants, on the outskirts of the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, near the border with Turkey, on February 2, 2016. (Delil Souleiman / AFP / Getty) #
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Emergency crews survey a massive construction crane collapse on a street in downtown Manhattan in New York on February 5, 2016. The accident killed at least one person and seriously injured two others, a spokesman for the New York City Fire Department said. (Brendan McDermid / Reuters) #
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Volcanic lightning is seen at an eruption of Mount Sakurajima, in this photo taken from Tarumizu city, Kagoshima prefecture, Japan, on February 5, 2016. The volcano, located about 50 km (30 miles) from a nuclear plant, erupted on Friday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said, sending fountains of lava into the night sky. (Kyodo / Reuters) #
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Employees at Ueno Zoo use a net to capture a mock zebra during an emergency drill in Tokyo on February 2, 2016. (Shizuo Kambayashi / AP) #
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A tattoo portrait of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on the arm of Seth Bailey at the Clay Dragon Tattoo shop on January 29, 2016 in Seabrook, New Hampshire. Shop owner Bob Holmes is giving free Donald Trump tattoos to clients at his shop and has already booked over 30 appointments for the next two weeks. (Scott Eisen / Getty) #
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Russia's Arctic mechanized infantry unit holds military drills to learn how to ride reindeer sleds at a reindeer farm near the Lovozero settlement in Murmansk Oblast, Russia, on February 1, 2016. (Lev Fedoseyev / TASS / Corbis) #
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A man wearing virtual reality glasses pilots a drone during the Global Robot Expo in Madrid on January 31, 2016. (Gerard Julien / AFP / Getty) #
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A rebel fighter, reportedly belonging to the Faylaq al-Rahman brigade, looks up from his hiding spot in the rebel-controlled area of Arbeen, on the outskirts of the Syrian capital, Damascus, on January 29, 2016. (Amer Almohibany / AFP / Getty) #
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a worker breaks defective glass bottles to be recycled at the Phoenicia Glass Works Ltd. factory in the southern Israeli town of Yeruham, on January 27, 2016. Factory workers grind these rejects into shards and pile them outside. (Oded Balilty / AP) #
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A stag looks into the camera at a wildlife park in Hanau, Germany, on January 31, 2016. (Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters) #
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The body of a child lies by the shore in Canakkale's Bademli district on January 30, 2016 after at least 33 migrants drowned when their boat sank in the Aegean Sea while trying to cross from Turkey to Greece, Turkey's state-run Anatolia news agency reported. The migrants, who included those from Myanmar, Afghanistan and Syria, set sail from the Canakkale province to reach the nearby Greek island of Lesbos, Anatolia said. (Ozan Kose / AFP / Getty) #
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A dancer, known as "Kukeri", performs on January 30, 2016, during the International Festival of the Masquerade Games in Pernik, near the capital Sofia. The three-day festival, which started on January 29, has participants sporting multi-colored masks, covered with beads, ribbons and woolen tassels while the main dancer, sways while laden with bells to drive away sickness and evil spirits. (Nikolay Doychinov / AFP / Getty) #
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Boxer John Wayne Hibbert is kissed by his opponent Tommy Martin after winning a fight at the Copper Box Arena in London on January 30, 2016. (Andrew Couldridge / Action Images / Reuters) #
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In this photo taken on February 3, 2016, roof end tiles marked with the "manji" symbol, which comes from ancient Sanskrit and has been widely used for centuries to denote Buddhist temples on maps and elsewhere, are attached to the roof of a temple in Tokyo. As Japan gears up to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and caters to a surging influx of foreign visitors, the country faces a cultural dilemma: Should it stop identifying Buddhist temples on maps with the traditional "manji" symbol that is often confused with a Nazi swastika? (Eugene Hoshiko / AP) #
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Members of the Shanxi Folk Dance and Music Troupe perform during their show at the Orient Museum in Lisbon on February 1, 2016. (Rafael Marchante / Reuters) #
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The cargo ship Modern Express is reflected in water on the dock as it lists at a mooring in the port of Bilbao, in Zierbena, Spain, on February 4, 2016. The 164-meter vessel, which was transporting 3,600 tons of wood along with construction machinery, was towed to the port on Wednesday after spending six days listing and adrift in the Bay of Biscay. (Vincent West / Reuters) #
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A captured monkey menace tries to untie his legs at a residential colony in Mumbai on February 5, 2016. The monkey was captured by a professional after complaints to the forest department by local residents and shop owners that the primate was causing a nuisance, including stealing food and damaging stocked items in shops. (Punit Paranjpe / AFP / Getty) #
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Shi'ite fighters walk near the Spiral Minaret of the Great Mosque in Samarra, Iraq, on February 3, 2016. (Ahmed Saad / Reuters) #
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Larissa Neto, a muse of the Unidos da Tijuca Samba School, wearing her carnival costume in Sao Goncalo near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 3, 2016. Rio’s competing samba schools across the city's two leagues prepare the whole year, devising themes, composing hymns and producing elaborate costumes for more than 5,000 members at each school. Each school is fronted by the Queen of the Drums, who dances alongside the raging percussion, and her court of sparkling, sculpted dancers known as "muses". (Ricardo Moraes / Reuters) #
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Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the Opera Ball in Vienna on February 4, 2016. (Leonhard Foeger / Reuters) #
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Men pull as a boy stands on a soap cutter in a soap factory in Idlib province, Syria, on January 30, 2016. (Ammar Abdullah / Reuters) #
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An artist dressed as the Monkey God, before a performance at a shopping mall ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand, on February 4, 2016. (Athit Perawongmetha / Reuters) #
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An Afghan band performs at the ruins of Darul Aman palace in Kabul during a campaign called "One Thousand Smiles for Peace" by Non-Violent World Organization on February 2, 2016. (Ahmad Masood / Reuters) #
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A car tows a snowboarder along the frozen surface of the Yenisei River in Taiga district, with the air temperature at about minus 25 degrees Celsius (minus 13 degrees Fahrenheit), outside Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia, on January 31, 2016. (Ilya Naymushin / Reuters) #
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A Yemeni boy checks the damage following a mortar shell attack on the country's flashpoint southern city of Taez on February 3, 2016, as clashes between fighters from the Popular Resistance Committees, loyal to Yemen's fugitive President and Shiite Houthi rebels continue. The city of Taez is held by loyalists of Yemen's internationally recognized government, but it has been besieged by the Iran-backed rebels for months. (Ahmad Al-Basha / AFP / Getty) #
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Indian aircraft carrier Vikramaditya, during the final rehearsal of International Fleet review in Vishakapatnam, India, on February 4, 2016. Vikramaditya is a modified Kiev-class aircraft carrier which entered into service with the Indian Navy in 2013. (Saurabh Das / AP) #
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An eagle is seen flying straight toward a drone before clutching it and dragging it to the ground in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on January 29, 2016, in this photo released by the Netherlands police to Reuters on February 1, 2016. Dutch police puzzling over how to remove drones that pose a public safety threat are testing a way to get the job done in one fell swoop: with trained eagles. (Nederlands Politie / Reuters) #
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Residents inspect damage after airstrikes by pro-Syrian government forces in the rebel held Al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, on February 4, 2016. (Abdalrhman Ismail / Reuters) #
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Thousands of migrants and refugees walk through the port of Piraeus after arriving from the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios on February 1, 2016. On average, more than 1,900 people have arrived each day this month on Greek islands on unseaworthy boats from Turkey, according to the UN, which put the total of new arrivals in January at more than 50,000. (Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP / Getty) #
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People perform "Ganghuoshaolong", or in English "burn dragon with iron fire" ahead of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year, in Jishou, Hunan province, on February 2, 2016. (Reuters) #
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Pakistani employees of Pakistan International Airlines shout slogans as police use a water cannon on them during a protest near Karachi International Airport on February 2, 2016. Two demonstrators were shot dead and several more were wounded at Karachi's international airport when clashes broke out between security forces and staff from the national airline protesting privatization plans, officials said. (Rizwan Tabassum / AFP / Getty) #
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An African elephant throws mud onto himself at the Mpala Research Center and Wildlife Foundation, near Rumuruti, Laikipia District, Kenya, on January 31, 2016. (Simon Maina / AFP / Getty) #
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A reveler takes part in an annual block party known as "Ceu na Terra" (Heaven on Earth), one of the many carnival parties to take place in the neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro, on January 30, 2016. (Pilar Olivares / Reuters) #

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