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Thursday Jan. 7, Our World In Pictures

January 7, 2016 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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GEORGIA — Christmas Celebrated: Citizens carry national flags as they take part in a religious procession to mark Orthodox Christmas in Tbilisi on Thursday. Christmas falls on Jan. 7 for Orthodox Christians that use the old Julian calendar instead of the 16th-century Gregorian calendar adopted by Catholics and Protestants and commonly used in secular life around the world.

CRIMEA — Women Brave the Sea: Two women wave a Russian national flag while celebrating Orthodox Christmas in the Black Sea with an air temperature of 48 degrees in Yevpatoria on Thursday. Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas on Jan. 7, in accordance with the Julian calendar.

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SAN FRANCISCO — Surfer Rides During Dangerous Weather: A surfer rides a wave churned by a winter storm, breaking underneath the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge on Wednesday. El Nino storms lined up in the Pacific promise to drench parts of the West for more than two weeks and increase fears of mudslides and flash floods in regions stripped bare by wildfires.

HUNGARY — Tigers Fight for Food: Siberian tigers fight for chunks of meat in Nyiregyhaza Animal Park near Nyiregyhaza on Thursday.

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