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Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • An Iraqi demonstrator carries the Iraqi flag during ongoing anti-government protests, in Baghdad, Iraq. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

  • A demonstrator reacts as she is detained by riot policemen during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza

  • Salisbury Cathedral celebrates the beginning of Advent with a candle-lit service and procession, "From Darkness to Light" in Salisbury, Britain. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

  • UAE elite aerobatic flying team "Al Fursan" flies over the Yas Marina circuit before the start of the qualifying session in Abu Dhabi, a day ahead of the final race of the season. AFP / GIUSEPPE CACACE

  • Naked activists take part in a protest against fur trade, called by international non profit animal rights organisation AnimaNaturalis, in Barcelona. AFP / PAU BARRENA

  • Six-year-old Russian figure skater Alexander Plushenko and his father Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko perform during the Golden Skate Awards at the Allianz Cloud court in Milan. AFP / MIGUEL MEDINA

  • Samantha Smith (L) and Rachel Tam (R) of Canada compete during the World Trampoline Gymnastics Championships at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo. AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU

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