The Photos Of 2017 Week 46

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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Border jam puts Mongolia’s coal lifeline under threat

In Mongolia's Gobi desert, thousands of heavy-duty trucks laden with coal inch along a cluttered highway towards the Chinese border in a journey that can take more than a week.

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New Dehli covered in a haze of smog

India plans to spray water over its capital New Delhi to combat toxic smog that has triggered a pollution emergency.
Maybe combat it by being a lot stricter on what generates the smog in the first place?

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 44

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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Labor of love French chateau for sale

A vast 18th-century chateau on the banks of France's River Loire is likely to be sold for a fraction of the amount its owner has spent restoring it.

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Venezuelan crisis spawns boom in gambling

"The Whale", "The Dog" or "The Zebra"? Players line up beside a small kiosk in a poor neighborhood to choose animals in a lottery game that has become a craze in Venezuela, as it seems more and more Venezuelans turn to gambling in their desperation to make ends meet amid the country's unprecedented economic crisis.

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London life laid bare in rubbish along the Thames

Bones, a mouldy hot water bottle, a pair of rusty pliers and a pristine pair of women’s pants are among the eclectic cast-offs Reuters photographer Stefan Wermuth has found along the River Thames.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 44

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Monuments of Lenin 100 years after Russian Revolution

A century after the Russian Revolution, the influence of its leader Vladimir Lenin has waned but his image remains on monuments built across the former Soviet Union as part of a cult of personality.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 43

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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