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Supporters of the Presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi, leader of the Nidaa Tounes party shout slogans celebrate the first results of the Tunisian elections in Sousse, Tunisia on 21 December 2014. Former PM Essebsi is poised to win, exit polls show.

A file picture dated 21 December 2005 shows British music star Sir Elton John (R) his partner David Furnish leaving the Guildhall Windsor after their civil partnership ceremony, in Berkshire, west of London, Britain.

A worker of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations shows a Christmas present for children in a truck of a Russian aid convoy which waits for departure to Ukraine in Rostov region, Russia, 20 December 2014.

Indian man carries an elderly voter to cast his vote at polling station in R S Pura border village about 25 KM from Jammu, in the state of Kashmir, India. Due to ongoing threats of attacks, up to 40,000 security personnel are deployed in the fifth phase o

Two foreign fishing boats suspected of conducting illegal fishing activities are blown up by the Indonesian navy in Ambon bay, Indonesia, 21 December 2014. This follows a government ruling to sink almost all foreign ships carrying out illegal fishing acti

Museum`s director Kai Fueldner pretends to be wet by an elephant painting and sculpture at the museum of natural history in Kassel, Germany. From 21 December on, the museum displays the special exhibition on Kassel`s natural and culural history in 3D. Abo

Visitors look at an ice sculpture, depicting US singer Elvis Presley, that is on display at the new `Eiswelt` (Ice World) in the leisure park `Karl`s Erlebnishof` in Roevershagen near Rostock, Germany. The 12th Ice World with the motto `Rock`n`Roll` will

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  • Ruble Tweets

    "Did you manage to make a wish?" a euro coin asks a dollar coin while watching the ruble fall.

    — Область 45 (@oblast_45) December 5, 2014... read

  • Ruble Jokes

    Russians joking bitterly with the dramatic situation of the ruble.

    - What would you like to change in your past, if you could?- My rubles.

    Rubles we have, money we ... read

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Waiting for Christmas

1 of 44 | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 11:09 EPA/BGNES

The towers of St. Petri Cathedral are lit up for Christmas on the historic Marktplatz in Bremen, Germany.

The world is gearing up for the Christmas celebrations....

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