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An amazing compilation of pictures from memorable events around the world (February, 2017)

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Groundhog Club handler John Griffiths, center, holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 131st celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, US, on February 2, 2017.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives field guidance to Pyongyang Orphans’ Primary School, in this undated photo released by Korean Central News Agency on February 2, 2017.

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A residential building damaged in an attack of the Ukrainian armed forces in Donetsk on February 1, 2017.

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A man takes a photograph of his friend as thick smoke rises from a fire, which broke out at oil wells set ablaze by Daesh militants before they fled the oil-producing region of Qayyara, Iraq, on January 28, 2017.

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Members of the Venezuelan military run during a parade in Caracas on February 1, 2017.

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Boxers Idamelys Moreno, left, and Legnis Cala train on Havana’s sea wall in Cuba on January 30, 2017, during a photo session in support of forming Cuba’s first female boxing team.

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Deaf and mute Syrian children are seen from a window seat of their school bus as they leave the Al-Bayan school in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus on January 29, 2017.

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Military personnel disarm mines on the premises of Aleppo’s historic citadel on February 1, 2017.

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A bus burnt by anti-government demonstrators is pictured after a clash with riot policemen during a protest against the Rio de Janeiro state government and a plan that will limit public spending, next to the State Assembly of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 1, 2017.

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ennis player Maria Sharapova at Gorky Central Park of Recreation and Leisure in Moscow, Russia, before a news conference dedicated to the presentation of new collaboration between companies Sugarpova and Yota on February 1, 2017.

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People ride in electric toy tanks in Taoranting Park on the last day of Chinese Lunar New Year holidays in Beijing, China, on February 2, 2017.

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A dancer performs during the casting of Swiss circus and cabaret “Ohlala” in Madrid on January 31, 2017.

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A model with a British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) mask is seen at a foundry in west London, UK, on January 31, 2017.

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A man smiles as he walks beside his donkey carrying cans of gas butane on the outskirts of Laghouat in the Saharian Atlas Mountains, Algeria January 26, 2017.

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A nutria at a small breeding farm in Volgograd, Russia, on January 31, 2017.

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Romanian riot police fire tear gas to disperse people taking part in a protest against controversial decrees to pardon corrupt politicians and decriminalize other offenses in front of the government headquarters in Bucharest on February 1, 2017. At least 200,000 people hit the streets across Romania for anti-government protests, the largest since communism fell in 1989, media reports said.

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A fire breather blows flames as a troupe performs a traditional dragon dance during the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year in Chinatown district Yangon, Myanmar, on January 28, 2017.

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A cheerleader performs during a time out in the second round match of St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2017 tennis tournament between Darya Kasatkina (Russia) and Natalya Vikhlyantseva (Russia) on February 2, 2017.

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A wildfire approaches Chile’s Dichato community on January 30, 2017, where firefighters are working to keep the flames away from an estimated 800 homes.

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Hardline Jewish settlers, supporters of the Amona outpost, northeast of Ramallah, are moved away by Israeli security forces at the wildcat settlement on February 1, 2017, in line with a High Court ruling that determined the homes were built on private Palestinian land.

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A whooper swan on Lebedinoye Lake at the Lebediny state nature reserve in the Altai Territory.

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Winners in women’s skating at the European Figure Skating Championship, during the medal ceremony in Ostrava on January 28, 2017. From left: Anna Pogorilaya of Russia (silver medal), Yevgenia Medvedeva of Russia (gold) and Carolina Kostner of Italy (bronze).
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1 Comment on An amazing compilation of pictures from memorable events around the world (February, 2017)

  1. There is indeed a Groundhog Day movie feel to all these. These sort of events continue to happen every year!

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