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In some of the week's most striking images, a skier takes to the sky, children ring in the New Year, and a camel crosses a desert
 

German Richard Freitag soars through the air during practice for the 62nd four-hills ski jumping tournament in Oberstdorf, Germany. (REUTERS/Michael Dalder)



Craftsmen construct a snow castle in Changchun, China. (REUTERS/China Daily)



Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (center) watches successor Bill de Blasio's ceremonial inauguration at City Hall. (REUTERS/Carlo Allegri)



A school boy walks past a street mural in Shah Alam, Malaysia. (REUTERS/Samsul Said)



Milo Bloom, 10, zips over a snowbank in Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)



Children pose for pictures with their paper-cut works of the Chinese character "horse" ahead of the Year of the Horse at a primary school in Jiujiang. (REUTERS/China Daily)



Taiga the polar bear grabs a tree branch at the Quebec Aquarium in Quebec City. (REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger)



A migrant laborer smokes as he waits for his facial cream to dry at a barber shop in New Delhi, India. (REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee)



Dancers from Romania's northeastern region of Moldova perform the "bear" dance, a ritual for good luck in the New Year, during a traditional parade in Comanesti. (REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel)



A boy plays in a bucket while waiting for his mother to fetch water from a nearby hand pump to bathe him, in the southern Indian city of Chennai. (REUTERS/Babu)



A Dhobi washes clothes in the River Brahmaputra in Gauhati, India. Dhobis are traditional laundry workers who wash clothes by hand and dry them in the sun, an occupation which has been in existence for generations. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)



A camel crosses the desert in Ghat, Libya. (REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori)

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