Photos of the Week (December 20-December 26)

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A diver wearing a Santa Claus costume poses with Royal Penguins at the Marineland animal exhibition park in the French Riviera city of Antibes, southeastern France, on December 19, 2014. AFP/Valery Hache
A diver wearing a Santa Claus costume poses with Royal Penguins at the Marineland animal exhibition park in the French Riviera city of Antibes, southeastern France, on December 19, 2014. AFP/Valery Hache
Manchester City's Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure (R) shoots to score their third goal as Crystal Palace's Australian midfielder Mile Jedinak (L) closes in during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on December 20, 2014. AFP/Oli Scarff
Manchester City's Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure (R) shoots to score their third goal as Crystal Palace's Australian midfielder Mile Jedinak (L) closes in during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on December 20, 2014. AFP/Oli Scarff
Poland's Dawid Kubacki soars through the air during the men's FIS Ski Jumping World Cup competition in Engelberg, central Switzerland, on December 20, 2014. AFP/Fabrice Coffrini
Poland's Dawid Kubacki soars through the air during the men's FIS Ski Jumping World Cup competition in Engelberg, central Switzerland, on December 20, 2014. AFP/Fabrice Coffrini
A Pakistani Sufi stands on a foggy street in Lahore on December 24, 2014. The ongoing spell of dense fog and freezing weather conditions has continued to disturb the scheduled arrival and departure of flights and trains in Pakistan's Punjab province. AFP/Arif Ali
A Pakistani Sufi stands on a foggy street in Lahore on December 24, 2014. The ongoing spell of dense fog and freezing weather conditions has continued to disturb the scheduled arrival and departure of flights and trains in Pakistan's Punjab province. AFP/Arif Ali
An Iraqi Christian boy, who fled the violence in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, poses for a photo wearing a Father Christmas hat in the grounds of Mar Elia Chaldean Catholic Church, where many displaced Christians have erected tents, in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq on December 24, 2014. AFP/ Safin Hamed
An Iraqi Christian boy, who fled the violence in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, poses for a photo wearing a Father Christmas hat in the grounds of Mar Elia Chaldean Catholic Church, where many displaced Christians have erected tents, in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq on December 24, 2014. AFP/ Safin Hamed
A still image released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group's branch in al-Raqqa on jihadist websites on December 24, 2014 purportedly shows a Jordanian pilot (C) captured by ISIS group's fighters after they shot down a warplane from the US-led coalition with an anti-aircraft missile near al-Raqqa city. AFP/ Welayat Raqa
A still image released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group's branch in al-Raqqa on jihadist websites on December 24, 2014 purportedly shows a Jordanian pilot (C) captured by ISIS group's fighters after they shot down a warplane from the US-led coalition with an anti-aircraft missile near al-Raqqa city. AFP/ Welayat Raqa
Mariefe Guarra spends the Christmas eve with her children sleeping on a wooden cart donated to her a day before along a street in Manila on December 24, 2014. Guarra husband earns 4 US dollars a day as a scavenger collecting plastice bottles. They live on sthe street for 34 years. The Philippines is the largest Christian country in Asia and has one of the longest Christmas seasons in the world, lasting from December 16 to January 6. AFP/Noel Celis
Mariefe Guarra spends the Christmas eve with her children sleeping on a wooden cart donated to her a day before along a street in Manila on December 24, 2014. Guarra husband earns 4 US dollars a day as a scavenger collecting plastice bottles. They live on sthe street for 34 years. The Philippines is the largest Christian country in Asia and has one of the longest Christmas seasons in the world, lasting from December 16 to January 6. AFP/Noel Celis
The Salaj family Christmas light decoration extravaganza illuminate the estate on December 23, 2015, in Cazma, 100 kilometers east from Capital Zagreb. The Salaj family, from Grabovnica near Cazma, created a Christmas story on their estate, decorating it with a million and a half Christmas lights. For this year, the family have further expanded and decorated the property. In the festive atmosphere in the Croatian region the Salaj's Christmas story is the largest tourist attraction. Zlatko S
The Salaj family Christmas light decoration extravaganza illuminate the estate on December 23, 2015, in Cazma, 100 kilometers east from Capital Zagreb. The Salaj family, from Grabovnica near Cazma, created a Christmas story on their estate, decorating it with a million and a half Christmas lights. For this year, the family have further expanded and decorated the property. In the festive atmosphere in the Croatian region the Salaj's Christmas story is the largest tourist attraction. Zlatko Salaj started the Christmas story project at Cazma in 2003, which has become a tourist brand of the Cazma area. AFP/Stringer
Christians attend the mass service at a flooded church in Bandung, in western Java island, on December 25, 2014. Millions of Christians in Indonesia celebrate the Christmas eve in the most populous Muslim country. AFP/Timur Matahari
Christians attend the mass service at a flooded church in Bandung, in western Java island, on December 25, 2014. Millions of Christians in Indonesia celebrate the Christmas eve in the most populous Muslim country. AFP/Timur Matahari
A participant wearing a Santa Clause costume jumps into the water during the 105th edition of the Copa Nadal (Christmas Cup) in Barcelona's Port Vell on December 25, 2014. The traditional 200-meter Christmas swimming race gathered around 400 participants on Barcelona's old harbour. AFP/Josep Lago
A participant wearing a Santa Clause costume jumps into the water during the 105th edition of the Copa Nadal (Christmas Cup) in Barcelona's Port Vell on December 25, 2014. The traditional 200-meter Christmas swimming race gathered around 400 participants on Barcelona's old harbour. AFP/Josep Lago
An Indian pedestrian walks along railway tracks during a cold winter morning in New Delhi on December 26, 2014. The city experienced a dense foggy morning with the low visibility affecting road, rail and air traffic. AFP/Chandan Khanna
An Indian pedestrian walks along railway tracks during a cold winter morning in New Delhi on December 26, 2014. The city experienced a dense foggy morning with the low visibility affecting road, rail and air traffic. AFP/Chandan Khanna
Head of the Iranian Shura Council Ali Larijani meets with Palestinian factions in Beirut, Lebanon. Al-Akhbar/Marwan Tahtah
Head of the Iranian Shura Council Ali Larijani meets with Palestinian factions in Beirut, Lebanon. Al-Akhbar/Marwan Tahtah

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