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Girls take a selfie during the Christmas market in Zagreb, Croatia. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Girls take a selfie during the Christmas market in Zagreb, Croatia. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Girls take a selfie during the Christmas market in Zagreb, Croatia. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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A tourist poses for a picture during the Christmas market in Zagreb, Croatia. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

A tourist poses for a picture during the Christmas market in Zagreb, Croatia. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

A tourist poses for a picture during the Christmas market in Zagreb, Croatia. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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Montagne Avenue is decorated with Christmas illuminations during the holiday season in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Montagne Avenue is decorated with Christmas illuminations during the holiday season in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Montagne Avenue is decorated with Christmas illuminations during the holiday season in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
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Christmas decorations light up the street on Carnaby Street in central London, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Christmas decorations light up the street on Carnaby Street in central London, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Christmas decorations light up the street on Carnaby Street in central London, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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A woman and a man take a selfie as they celebrate a Christmas festival in Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

A woman and a man take a selfie as they celebrate a Christmas festival in Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

A woman and a man take a selfie as they celebrate a Christmas festival in Beirut, Lebanon. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi
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People stop to look at Christmas light decorations on a house on Beech Road, St.Albans, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra

People stop to look at Christmas light decorations on a house on Beech Road, St.Albans, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra

People stop to look at Christmas light decorations on a house on Beech Road, St.Albans, Britain. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra
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People walk under festive decorations in central Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

People walk under festive decorations in central Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

People walk under festive decorations in central Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
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The Elysee Palace is reflected in a Christmas tree ornament in Paris, France. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

The Elysee Palace is reflected in a Christmas tree ornament in Paris, France. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

The Elysee Palace is reflected in a Christmas tree ornament in Paris, France. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
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People take selfies in front of a Christmas tree in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

People take selfies in front of a Christmas tree in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

People take selfies in front of a Christmas tree in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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People walk in front of a ferris wheel in the Christmas Lunapark in Nicosia, Cyprus. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

People walk in front of a ferris wheel in the Christmas Lunapark in Nicosia, Cyprus. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

People walk in front of a ferris wheel in the Christmas Lunapark in Nicosia, Cyprus. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou
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A girl takes a selfie in front of a Christmas lights installation in Mandaluyong City, metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Dondi Tawatao

A girl takes a selfie in front of a Christmas lights installation in Mandaluyong City, metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Dondi Tawatao

A girl takes a selfie in front of a Christmas lights installation in Mandaluyong City, metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Dondi Tawatao
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People are seen on a pier in front of a giant illuminated Christmas ball in Larnaca, Cyprus. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

People are seen on a pier in front of a giant illuminated Christmas ball in Larnaca, Cyprus. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

People are seen on a pier in front of a giant illuminated Christmas ball in Larnaca, Cyprus. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou
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The Dior store is decorated with Christmas illuminations for the holiday season in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

The Dior store is decorated with Christmas illuminations for the holiday season in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

The Dior store is decorated with Christmas illuminations for the holiday season in Paris, France. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
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Michel, owner of a private house, installs Christmas decorations in his garden in Bordeaux, France. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Michel, owner of a private house, installs Christmas decorations in his garden in Bordeaux, France. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Michel, owner of a private house, installs Christmas decorations in his garden in Bordeaux, France. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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A pedestrian takes pictures of festive decorations in central Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

A pedestrian takes pictures of festive decorations in central Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

A pedestrian takes pictures of festive decorations in central Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
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Christmas lights are seen on the roof of Vittorio Emanuele II gallery in downtown Milan, Italy. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Christmas lights are seen on the roof of Vittorio Emanuele II gallery in downtown Milan, Italy. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Christmas lights are seen on the roof of Vittorio Emanuele II gallery in downtown Milan, Italy. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Participants take a photo holding balloons with LED lamps during the "Christmas light of wishes" event in Zagreb, Croatia. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Participants take a photo holding balloons with LED lamps during the "Christmas light of wishes" event in Zagreb, Croatia. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Participants take a photo holding balloons with LED lamps during the "Christmas light of wishes" event in Zagreb, Croatia. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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A woman takes a picture inside a Christmas tree at Comercio square in Lisbon, Portugal. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A woman takes a picture inside a Christmas tree at Comercio square in Lisbon, Portugal. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A woman takes a picture inside a Christmas tree at Comercio square in Lisbon, Portugal. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A man takes a picture on a street with Christmas decoration in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A man takes a picture on a street with Christmas decoration in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A man takes a picture on a street with Christmas decoration in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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People are seen in a giant illuminated Christmas ball installed on Oktyabrskaya Square in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People are seen in a giant illuminated Christmas ball installed on Oktyabrskaya Square in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People are seen in a giant illuminated Christmas ball installed on Oktyabrskaya Square in Minsk, Belarus. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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People walk under Christmas lights illuminating a street in Dublin, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

People walk under Christmas lights illuminating a street in Dublin, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

People walk under Christmas lights illuminating a street in Dublin, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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People walk past a Christmas tree in front of a Parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

People walk past a Christmas tree in front of a Parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

People walk past a Christmas tree in front of a Parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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People visit a Christmas market on Breitscheidplatz square in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

People visit a Christmas market on Breitscheidplatz square in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

People visit a Christmas market on Breitscheidplatz square in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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A Christmas tree is seen in Duomo Square in downtown Milan, Italy. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A Christmas tree is seen in Duomo Square in downtown Milan, Italy. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A Christmas tree is seen in Duomo Square in downtown Milan, Italy. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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