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Pictures of the year 2017 - Series #5

Moneycontrol brings to you select pictures that grabbed attention of the world in 2017.

A British Airways airplane flies near a rainbow on its way to Heathrow Airport in London, Britain on July 23, 2017. (Reuters)
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A British Airways airplane flies near a rainbow on its way to Heathrow Airport in London, Britain on July 23, 2017. (Reuters)

A firefighter is riding a motorbike away from a forest fire next to the village of Macao, near Castelo Branco, Portugal on July 26, 2017. (Reuters)
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A firefighter is riding a motorbike away from a forest fire next to the village of Macao, near Castelo Branco, Portugal on July 26, 2017. (Reuters)

Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on July 28, 2017. (Reuters)
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Young Hindu priests take a holy bath together as part of a ritual during the sacred thread festival at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal on July 28, 2017. (Reuters)

Tara Tira of the US competes in Women's 20m High Dive Round 1 High Diving at the 17th FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary on July 28, 2017. (Reuters)
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Tara Tira of the US competes in Women's 20m High Dive Round 1 High Diving at the 17th FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary on July 28, 2017. (Reuters)

The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft carrying the crew of Paolo Nespoli of Italy, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Russia and Randy Bresnik of the US blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on July 28, 2017. (Reuters)
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The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft carrying the crew of Paolo Nespoli of Italy, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Russia and Randy Bresnik of the US blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on July 28, 2017. (Reuters)

A worker, known as a "Tecchiaiolo", examines marble at the Cervaiole quarry on Monte Altissimo in the Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy on July 18, 2017. (Reuters)
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A worker, known as a "Tecchiaiolo", examines marble at the Cervaiole quarry on Monte Altissimo in the Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy on July 18, 2017. (Reuters)

A woman dives and pretends to ride a bike in Underwater Park in Pula, Croatia on August 1, 2017. (Reuters)
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A woman dives and pretends to ride a bike in Underwater Park in Pula, Croatia on August 1, 2017. (Reuters)

Pigs are herded off a platform into water by breeders during a daily exercise at a pig farm in Shenyang, China on August 14, 2017. (Reuters)
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Pigs are herded off a platform into water by breeders during a daily exercise at a pig farm in Shenyang, China on August 14, 2017. (Reuters)

Burning forest is seen during "Operation Green Wave" conducted by agents of the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources, or Ibama, to combat illegal logging in Apui, Brazil on August 4, 2017. (Reuters)
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Burning forest is seen during "Operation Green Wave" conducted by agents of the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources, or Ibama, to combat illegal logging in Apui, Brazil on August 4, 2017. (Reuters)

A composite image of 21 separate photographs taken with a single fixed camera shows the solar eclipse as it creates the effect of a diamond ring at totality as seen from Clingmans Dome, which at 6,643 feet (2,025m) is the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, US on August 21, 2017. (Reuters)
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A composite image of 21 separate photographs taken with a single fixed camera shows the solar eclipse as it creates the effect of a diamond ring at totality as seen from Clingmans Dome, which at 6,643 feet (2,025m) is the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, US on August 21, 2017. (Reuters)

A jet plane flies by the total solar eclipse in Guernsey, Wyoming, US on August 21, 2017. (Reuters)
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A jet plane flies by the total solar eclipse in Guernsey, Wyoming, US on August 21, 2017. (Reuters)

Residents wade through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Houston, US on August 28, 2017. (Reuters)
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Residents wade through flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Houston, US on August 28, 2017. (Reuters)

Smoke and flames rise over a warehouse storing ammunition for multiple rocket launcher systems at a military base in the town of Kalynivka, Ukraine on September 27, 2017. (Reuters)
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Smoke and flames rise over a warehouse storing ammunition for multiple rocket launcher systems at a military base in the town of Kalynivka, Ukraine on September 27, 2017. (Reuters)

Ammar Hammasho from Syria who lives in Cyprus kisses his children who arrived at the refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia outside Nicosia, Cyprus on September 10, 2017. (Reuters)
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Ammar Hammasho from Syria who lives in Cyprus kisses his children who arrived at the refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia outside Nicosia, Cyprus on September 10, 2017. (Reuters)

A few droplets of blood stain Pope Francis' white tunic from a bruise around his left eye and eyebrow caused by an accidental hit against the popemobile's window glass while visiting the old sector of Cartagena, Colombia on September 10, 2017. (Reuters)
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A few droplets of blood stain Pope Francis' white tunic from a bruise around his left eye and eyebrow caused by an accidental hit against the popemobile's window glass while visiting the old sector of Cartagena, Colombia on September 10, 2017. (Reuters)

The Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft carrying the crew of crew Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei of the the U.S., and Alexander Misurkin of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on September 13, 2017. (Reuters)
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The Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft carrying the crew of crew Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei of the the U.S., and Alexander Misurkin of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on September 13, 2017. (Reuters)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the launch of a Hwasong-12. (KCNA via Reuters)
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the launch of a Hwasong-12. (KCNA via Reuters)

Rohingya refugee children pictured in a camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on September 19, 2017. (Reuters)
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Rohingya refugee children pictured in a camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on September 19, 2017. (Reuters)

A passenger plane, with a full Harvest moon seen behind, makes its final landing approach towards Heathrow Airport in London, Britain on October 5, 2017. (Reuters)
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A passenger plane, with a full Harvest moon seen behind, makes its final landing approach towards Heathrow Airport in London, Britain on October 5, 2017. (Reuters)

An aviator waits for a boarding ramp as US President Donald Trump arrives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, US on October 11, 2017. (Reuters)
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An aviator waits for a boarding ramp as US President Donald Trump arrives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, US on October 11, 2017. (Reuters)

Wildfires burn along the Twelve Apostles area of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa on October 13, 2017. (Reuters)
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Wildfires burn along the Twelve Apostles area of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa on October 13, 2017. (Reuters)

A French CRS riot policewoman faces with French steel workers from the French CGT trade union during a demonstration in Paris, France on October 13, 2017. (Reuters)
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A French CRS riot policewoman faces with French steel workers from the French CGT trade union during a demonstration in Paris, France on October 13, 2017. (Reuters)

Newly sworn-in President Ram Nath Kovind waves as he leaves in a regal buggy after inspecting a guard of honour in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi on July 25, 2017. (PTI)
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Newly sworn-in President Ram Nath Kovind waves as he leaves in a regal buggy after inspecting a guard of honour in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi on July 25, 2017. (PTI)

Legendary singer Asha Bhosle (left) poses with her wax-statue during its unveiling, in New Delhi on October 3, 2017. (PTI)
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Legendary singer Asha Bhosle (left) poses with her wax-statue during its unveiling, in New Delhi on October 3, 2017. (PTI)

Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama and Yog guru Swami Ramdev during the World Peace and Harmony Conclave in Mumbai on August 13, 2017. (PTI)
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Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama and Yog guru Swami Ramdev during the World Peace and Harmony Conclave in Mumbai on August 13, 2017. (PTI)

First Published on Dec 31, 2017 03:24 pm
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