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Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • A participant in a mermaid costume jumps into the water during the 108th edition of the 'Copa Nadal' (Christmas Cup) swimming competition in Barcelona's Port Vell. AFP / Josep LAGO

  • A member of the Old Surrey Burstow and West Kent Hunt crashes as she jumps a fence during the annual Boxing Day hunt in Chiddingstone, Britain. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

  • Indonesian Christians hold lit candles as they celebrate Christmas mass at a stadium in Surabaya, Indonesia's second largest city. AFP / JUNI KRISWANTO

  • A man dressed as Santa Claus gestures as the convoy of the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Pierbattista Pizzaballa arrives through an Israeli checkpoint to attend Christmas celebrations, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma

  • A man dressed in a Santa Claus outfit waves to people from a fisherman's boat on Christmas Eve along the coast of Valparaiso, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

  • A Rohingya refugee woman holds a child as she waits for rice delivery at the Nayapara refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

  • A Rohingya refugee stands next to a pond in the early morning at the Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

  • Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who submitted endorsement papers necessary for his registration as a presidential candidate, center, heads to attend a meeting in the Russia's Central Election commission in Moscow, Russia. (Evgeny Feldman/Navalny Campaign via AP)

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