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Snow in Denmark, smog in Pakistan and a suspender rebellion in Russia


Snow in Denmark's Jutland, smog in Pakistan, drought in Spain and a suspender rebellion in Russia: these are the motifs of the week.

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Stealth Car:

This snow-covered car was photographed in western Denmark.

Photo: Bo Amstrup / AFP

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2 / 20

Biden's grace:

Just in time for Thanksgiving, the US President pardons a turkey in the White House.

Unlike many of its peers, the bird pictured will not end up on the dining table.

See all the pictures of the week on our topic page.

Photo: Evelyn Hockstein / REUTERS

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3 / 20


These Christmas trees are waiting for sale in the Berggiesshuebel.

Photo: Matthias Rietschel / REUTERS

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4 / 20

Long live love:

Demonstrators from the organization "Gays against Guns" hold up pictures of the victims of an attack on members of the LGBTQ community.

Photo: Yuki Iwamura/AFP

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5 / 20


A woman walks in the dark on a street in Lviv, western Ukraine.

A Russian attack had caused a power outage.

Photo: Yuriy Dyachyshyn / AFP

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6 / 20

Water shortage:

The river Ter in northeastern Spain has largely run dry.

After months with too little rain, the people of the region have to accept restrictions on water use.

Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP

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7 / 20


A dog lies on iron plates next to a six-story building under construction that collapsed in Ruaka, Kenya.

Two people died in the accident.

Photo: Simon Maina / AFP

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8 / 20

Up in the sky:

A research rocket is launched from the snow-covered Esrange launch site in northern Sweden.

During its flight, which will take a total of six minutes, it will reach an altitude of 260 kilometers - and then fall back to earth.

Photo: Marc Preel / AFP

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9 / 20


Asylum seekers leave the Rio Bravo after crossing it towards El Paso, Texas.

You will face US border officials to seek asylum in the United States.

Photo: Jose Luis Gonzalez / REUTERS

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Well masked:

A Mexican supporter wears a mask for his home country's World Cup match against Poland.

Should there be magic in this – it helped: Poland attacker Robert Lewandowski missed a penalty in the 0-0 draw against the Mexicans.

Photo: Patricia de Melo Moreira / AFP

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This eye belongs to an Icelandic horse standing in a paddock in Wehrheim, Hesse.


Michael Probst / AP

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12 / 20

Among rubble:

A pillow with a photo of a newlyweds lies amid the rubble of a collapsed house after a 5.6 magnitude earthquake in Cianjur, Indonesia.

At least 103 people died.

Photo: Adi Weda/EPA

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13 / 20

Color shower:

climate activists have already sprayed several works of art with color across Europe - now it has also hit the Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo.

The monoliths with the children's figures got orange paint.

Photo: Javad Parsa/EPA

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14 / 20

Barely visible:

three men walk down a street in Lahore, Pakistan, amid heavy smog.

Photo: Arif Ali / AFP

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15 / 20

Rebellion in suspenders:

Oxana, known on stage as Okani, prepares for a drag queen show in Moscow.

The appearance is not without risk: Russia has recently tightened its ban on “LGBT propaganda”.

Photo: Alexander Nemenov / AFP

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16 / 20

Wheelchair Dance:

Every year people with disabilities dance to an inclusive winter show at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas (Venezuela).

The event aims to show people how to express themselves - regardless of any physical limitations.

Photo: Ariana Cubillos/AP

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17 / 20

Hospital quarters:

Another makeshift corona hospital is being built in the Chinese city of Chongqing.

The government's zero-Covid strategy is becoming more and more of a problem in view of the ever-increasing number of infections.

Photo: CNS/AFP

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for coal : South Africa should become a model nation for the international energy transition.

But the demand for fossil fuels has been fueled again, also triggered by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

And so these women on a coal dump at the Duvha coal-fired power station near Emalahleni (formerly Witbank) east of Johannesburg will probably continue to have a lot to do.

Photo: Denis Farrell/AP

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Stadium of Death:

With his art event, the artist Volker-Johannes Trieb commemorated the people who died during the construction of the World Cup stadiums in Qatar.

In the stadium in Herne he placed thousands of flat footballs filled with sand.

Photo: Thilo Schmuelgen / REUTERS

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20 / 20


New officers from the South Sudan Police Service (SSPS) participate in a graduation ceremony in Malakal with handmade wooden guns or batons.

Some nine thousand new members, including former rebel soldiers in South Sudan's civil war, have been inducted into the country's armed forces after more than three years of training.

See all the pictures of the week on our topic page.

Photo: Samir Bol / AFP

Source: spiegel

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