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Valentine's Day around the world

Giant male panda Ru Yi plays with a heart-shaped pillow on Valentine's Day at the Moscow Zoo. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Giant male panda Ru Yi plays with a heart-shaped pillow on Valentine's Day at the Moscow Zoo. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Giant male panda Ru Yi plays with a heart-shaped pillow on Valentine's Day at the Moscow Zoo. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Same-sex couples kiss during a ceremonial exchange of vows in a country where same-sex marriage remains illegal, on Valentine's Day, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Same-sex couples kiss during a ceremonial exchange of vows in a country where same-sex marriage remains illegal, on Valentine's Day, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Same-sex couples kiss during a ceremonial exchange of vows in a country where same-sex marriage remains illegal, on Valentine's Day, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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Staff at Skopje Zoo organizes a Valentine's Day party for the squirrels in Skopje, North Macedonia.   REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Staff at Skopje Zoo organizes a Valentine's Day party for the squirrels in Skopje, North Macedonia. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Staff at Skopje Zoo organizes a Valentine's Day party for the squirrels in Skopje, North Macedonia. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski
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Activists from the Youth for Climate Justice movement protest during the last Valentine's Day performance against the national energy and climate plan in Ljubljana, Slovenia.  REUTERS/Borut Zivulovic

Activists from the Youth for Climate Justice movement protest during the last Valentine's Day performance against the national energy and climate plan in Ljubljana, Slovenia. REUTERS/Borut Zivulovic

Activists from the Youth for Climate Justice movement protest during the last Valentine's Day performance against the national energy and climate plan in Ljubljana, Slovenia. REUTERS/Borut Zivulovic
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A baby orangutan approaches a treat on Valentine's Day at the Moscow Zoo. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A baby orangutan approaches a treat on Valentine's Day at the Moscow Zoo. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A baby orangutan approaches a treat on Valentine's Day at the Moscow Zoo. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A woman reacts as she holds a red teddy bear for sale for Valentine's Day in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Yamam Al Shaar

A woman reacts as she holds a red teddy bear for sale for Valentine's Day in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Yamam Al Shaar

A woman reacts as she holds a red teddy bear for sale for Valentine's Day in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Yamam Al Shaar
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A man waits on Valentine's Day in central Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A man waits on Valentine's Day in central Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A man waits on Valentine's Day in central Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Thousands of Filipino students dance to take part in the One Billion Rising global campaign to end violence against women and children, during a Valentine's Day celebration at St Scholastica's College in Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Thousands of Filipino students dance to take part in the One Billion Rising global campaign to end violence against women and children, during a Valentine's Day celebration at St Scholastica's College in Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Thousands of Filipino students dance to take part in the One Billion Rising global campaign to end violence against women and children, during a Valentine's Day celebration at St Scholastica's College in Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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Jia, 29, and his wife Su, 28, poses with face masks and marriage certificates at a marriage registry office on Valentine's Day in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Jia, 29, and his wife Su, 28, poses with face masks and marriage certificates at a marriage registry office on Valentine's Day in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Jia, 29, and his wife Su, 28, poses with face masks and marriage certificates at a marriage registry office on Valentine's Day in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Rabbits sit in a basket at a rabbit cafe on Valentine's Day in Moscow. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

Rabbits sit in a basket at a rabbit cafe on Valentine's Day in Moscow. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

Rabbits sit in a basket at a rabbit cafe on Valentine's Day in Moscow. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina
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A teen gets a complementary shave at the Valentine's Day pageant dubbed "Valentine's Day Street Family Bash" as an empowerment and way to make people feel loved at the Jeevanjee Gardens in Nairobi, Kenya.   REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi

A teen gets a complementary shave at the Valentine's Day pageant dubbed "Valentine's Day Street Family Bash" as an empowerment and way to make people feel loved at the Jeevanjee Gardens in Nairobi, Kenya. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi

A teen gets a complementary shave at the Valentine's Day pageant dubbed "Valentine's Day Street Family Bash" as an empowerment and way to make people feel loved at the Jeevanjee Gardens in Nairobi, Kenya. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi
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A same-sex couple embraces during a ceremonial exchange of vows in a country where same-sex marriage remains illegal, on Valentine's Day, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A same-sex couple embraces during a ceremonial exchange of vows in a country where same-sex marriage remains illegal, on Valentine's Day, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A same-sex couple embraces during a ceremonial exchange of vows in a country where same-sex marriage remains illegal, on Valentine's Day, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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A man walks past a fort wall covered with graffiti on Valentine's Day in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man walks past a fort wall covered with graffiti on Valentine's Day in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man walks past a fort wall covered with graffiti on Valentine's Day in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Jia, 29, and his wife Su, 28, wearing masks take impression of fingerprints at a registration session at a marriage registry office on Valentine's Day in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Jia, 29, and his wife Su, 28, wearing masks take impression of fingerprints at a registration session at a marriage registry office on Valentine's Day in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Jia, 29, and his wife Su, 28, wearing masks take impression of fingerprints at a registration session at a marriage registry office on Valentine's Day in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Wang, 32, and his wife Shi, 30, pose for a selfie as Wang holds their marriage certificates at a marriage registry office on Valentine's Day in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Wang, 32, and his wife Shi, 30, pose for a selfie as Wang holds their marriage certificates at a marriage registry office on Valentine's Day in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Wang, 32, and his wife Shi, 30, pose for a selfie as Wang holds their marriage certificates at a marriage registry office on Valentine's Day in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A Femen activist stages an action on the Pont des Arts to protest violence against women on Valentine's Day in Paris, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A Femen activist stages an action on the Pont des Arts to protest violence against women on Valentine's Day in Paris, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

A Femen activist stages an action on the Pont des Arts to protest violence against women on Valentine's Day in Paris, France. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A couple wears masks as the embrace on Valentine's Day in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A couple wears masks as the embrace on Valentine's Day in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A couple wears masks as the embrace on Valentine's Day in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A man wears a gas mask as he holds a bouquet of flowers on Valentine's Day in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man wears a gas mask as he holds a bouquet of flowers on Valentine's Day in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A man wears a gas mask as he holds a bouquet of flowers on Valentine's Day in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A girl arrives to a school wearing a protective face mask on Valentine's Day in Ayutthaya, outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A girl arrives to a school wearing a protective face mask on Valentine's Day in Ayutthaya, outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A girl arrives to a school wearing a protective face mask on Valentine's Day in Ayutthaya, outside Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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A same-sex couple embraces during a ceremonial exchange of vows in a country where same-sex marriage remains illegal, on Valentine's Day, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A same-sex couple embraces during a ceremonial exchange of vows in a country where same-sex marriage remains illegal, on Valentine's Day, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A same-sex couple embraces during a ceremonial exchange of vows in a country where same-sex marriage remains illegal, on Valentine's Day, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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Wang, 32, and his wife Shi, 30, wearing masks are seen at a marriage registry office on Valentine's Day in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Wang, 32, and his wife Shi, 30, wearing masks are seen at a marriage registry office on Valentine's Day in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Wang, 32, and his wife Shi, 30, wearing masks are seen at a marriage registry office on Valentine's Day in Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Thai students form a heart shape on Valentine's Day to show their support for China on their fight against coronavirus in a school in Ayutthaya, outside Bangkok. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

Thai students form a heart shape on Valentine's Day to show their support for China on their fight against coronavirus in a school in Ayutthaya, outside Bangkok. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

Thai students form a heart shape on Valentine's Day to show their support for China on their fight against coronavirus in a school in Ayutthaya, outside Bangkok. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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A street vendor sells roses for Valentine's Day in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Yamam Al Shaar

A street vendor sells roses for Valentine's Day in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Yamam Al Shaar

A street vendor sells roses for Valentine's Day in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Yamam Al Shaar
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A couple celebrate Valentine's Day at Orchard Road in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

A couple celebrate Valentine's Day at Orchard Road in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su

A couple celebrate Valentine's Day at Orchard Road in Singapore. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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A woman walks after buying a balloon to celebrate Valentine's Day in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A woman walks after buying a balloon to celebrate Valentine's Day in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A woman walks after buying a balloon to celebrate Valentine's Day in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Women wearing protective masks poses in front of hearts celebrating Valentine's Day in front of shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Women wearing protective masks poses in front of hearts celebrating Valentine's Day in front of shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Women wearing protective masks poses in front of hearts celebrating Valentine's Day in front of shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Same-sex couples attend a ceremonial exchange of vows in a country where same-sex marriage remains illegal, on Valentine's Day, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Same-sex couples attend a ceremonial exchange of vows in a country where same-sex marriage remains illegal, on Valentine's Day, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Same-sex couples attend a ceremonial exchange of vows in a country where same-sex marriage remains illegal, on Valentine's Day, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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A woman sells balloons to celebrate Valentine's Day in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A woman sells balloons to celebrate Valentine's Day in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A woman sells balloons to celebrate Valentine's Day in Bangkok, Thailand. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A man paints the word "Love" for Valentine's Day in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Yamam Al Shaar

A man paints the word "Love" for Valentine's Day in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Yamam Al Shaar

A man paints the word "Love" for Valentine's Day in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Yamam Al Shaar
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A couple wearing masks embrace in an MTR train on Valentine's Day in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A couple wearing masks embrace in an MTR train on Valentine's Day in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A couple wearing masks embrace in an MTR train on Valentine's Day in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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