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Israel's Midburn festival
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IN PICTURES: IDF and Jerusalem in EPA's photos of the year

The European Pressphoto Agency selected its favorite photos from 2016: The burning skyscraper in Dubai, a month-old hippopotamus in Prague, and Israel's Midburn festival all feature in the album.

The Holy Fire Ceremony in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher (Photo: EPA)
The Holy Fire Ceremony in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher (Photo: EPA)

 


A month-old hippopotamus in the Prague zoo (Photo: EPA)
A month-old hippopotamus in the Prague zoo (Photo: EPA)

Tiwa tribal women carrying harvested Broom sticks in India (Photo: EPA)
Tiwa tribal women carrying harvested Broom sticks in India (Photo: EPA)

Fashion model for designer Yoshikazu Yamagata at Tokyo Fashion Week (Photo: EPA)
Fashion model for designer Yoshikazu Yamagata at Tokyo Fashion Week (Photo: EPA)

'Urban landfill' in Beirut suburb caused by closing of actual landfill (Photo: EPA)
'Urban landfill' in Beirut suburb caused by closing of actual landfill (Photo: EPA)

IDF soldiers of the mixed-gender Bardelas Battalion relaxing between exercises outside of Regavim (Photo: EPA)
IDF soldiers of the mixed-gender Bardelas Battalion relaxing between exercises outside of Regavim (Photo: EPA)

A long-time exposure of about 10 seconds shows the Aurora borealis in the night sky near Lietzen, Brandenburg, Germany. (Photo: EPA)
A long-time exposure of about 10 seconds shows the Aurora borealis in the night sky near Lietzen, Brandenburg, Germany. (Photo: EPA)

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau practicing boxing (Photo: EPA)
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau practicing boxing (Photo: EPA)

Bike race organized by the Swiss Army (Photo: EPA)
Bike race organized by the Swiss Army (Photo: EPA)

Fire in 75-floor residential skyscraper in Dubai (Photo: EPA)
Fire in 75-floor residential skyscraper in Dubai (Photo: EPA)

 

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel try out virtual-reality goggles in Hanover, Germany (Photo: EPA)
US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel try out virtual-reality goggles in Hanover, Germany (Photo: EPA)

Azat Shajbyrov reacts with a baby falcon on his head in Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: EPA)
Azat Shajbyrov reacts with a baby falcon on his head in Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: EPA)

Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA's biggest stars in history, bids adieu at the end of his final game. (Photo: EPA)
Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA's biggest stars in history, bids adieu at the end of his final game. (Photo: EPA)

A view of Mirae Scientists' Street in Pyongyang, North Korea (Photo: EPA)
A view of Mirae Scientists' Street in Pyongyang, North Korea (Photo: EPA)

Iceland's national soccer team celebrates with their fans after their victory over Austria in the Euro. (Photo: EPA)
Iceland's national soccer team celebrates with their fans after their victory over Austria in the Euro. (Photo: EPA)

Ana Beatriz, a baby girl with microcephaly, celebrates four months in Lagoa do Carro, Pernambuco, Brazil (Photo: EPA)
Ana Beatriz, a baby girl with microcephaly, celebrates four months in Lagoa do Carro, Pernambuco, Brazil (Photo: EPA)

Giro d'Italia bicycle race in May (Photo: EPA)
Giro d'Italia bicycle race in May (Photo: EPA)

A Syrian man sits next to his daughter, who is suffering disabilities due to injuries sustained in Syrian government shelling, at their home in Daraa. (Photo: EPA)
A Syrian man sits next to his daughter, who is suffering disabilities due to injuries sustained in Syrian government shelling, at their home in Daraa. (Photo: EPA)

Children from a monastery in South Korea at an amusement park in Seoul (Photo: EPA)
Children from a monastery in South Korea at an amusement park in Seoul (Photo: EPA)

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrating after his victory at Roland Garros (Photo: EPA)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrating after his victory at Roland Garros (Photo: EPA)

 

Chelsea Clinton with her newborn baby, husband and famous parents (Photo: EPA)
Chelsea Clinton with her newborn baby, husband and famous parents (Photo: EPA)

Israel's Midburn festival (Photo: EPA)
Israel's Midburn festival (Photo: EPA)

German defender Jerome Boateng clears the ball from the line during the UEFA Euro 2016 group C preliminary round match between Germany and Ukraine at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille Metropole, France. (Photo: EPA)
German defender Jerome Boateng clears the ball from the line during the UEFA Euro 2016 group C preliminary round match between Germany and Ukraine at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille Metropole, France. (Photo: EPA)

Syrian rebels break the fast during Ramadan in Damascus. (Photo: EPA)
Syrian rebels break the fast during Ramadan in Damascus. (Photo: EPA)

David Cameron announces his resignation as UK prime minister following the results of the Brexit referendum while his wife looks on. (Photo: EPA)
David Cameron announces his resignation as UK prime minister following the results of the Brexit referendum while his wife looks on. (Photo: EPA)

A New York memorial to the deceased boxer Muhammad Ali (Photo: EPA)
A New York memorial to the deceased boxer Muhammad Ali (Photo: EPA)

Conceptual artist Christo's 3 km walkway on water in northern Italy (Photo: EPA)
Conceptual artist Christo's 3 km walkway on water in northern Italy (Photo: EPA)

A woman, who lost her nine-year-old grandson during the tornado, is comforted by another woman in Funing County, China. (Photo: EPA)
A woman, who lost her nine-year-old grandson during the tornado, is comforted by another woman in Funing County, China. (Photo: EPA)

Irish supporters of their national team celebrate a victory at the Euro. (Photo: EPA)
Irish supporters of their national team celebrate a victory at the Euro. (Photo: EPA)

Drilling a terrorist situation before the Euro in France (Photo: EPA)
Drilling a terrorist situation before the Euro in France (Photo: EPA)

 

Policeman recovers a crucifix taken from the National Gratitude Church during a student protest in Chile. (Photo: EPA)
Policeman recovers a crucifix taken from the National Gratitude Church during a student protest in Chile. (Photo: EPA)

Clothing by designer Thom Browne at Paris Fashion Week (Photo: EPA)
Clothing by designer Thom Browne at Paris Fashion Week (Photo: EPA)

 

 

 

 


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