Best Photos of the Week (12/23/18)

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A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Passengers wait near the departures gate at Gatwick airport, near London, England, as the airport was closed with incoming flights delayed or diverted to other airports, after drones were spotted over the airfield. Photo: AP

2) A man lights candles at a makeshift memorial at the coal mine at Stonava, near Karvina, Czech Republic, a day after 13 miners died in an accident. Photo: AFP

3) Mark Kirkpatrick, caretaker for Lockerbie Townhall, is seen looking at the stained glass window tribute to the victims of Pan Am flight 103 bombing, Lockerbie, Scotland. Photo: AP

4) Wrong way. Honduran immigrants, part of a caravan from Central America traveling with the intention of reaching the United States, jump over a border fence into the U.S. from Tijuana, Mexico, on December 14, 2018. Photo: Leah Millis / Reuters

5) Right way. Immigrants participate in a naturalization ceremony to become U.S. citizens in Los Angeles, California, on December 19, 2018. Photo: Lucy Nicholson / Reuters

6) Ike Khajeek, 2, plays with a US flag as she waits for her mother from Iraq to be sworn in as a new US citizen at a naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles, California, Dec. 19, 2018. Photo: Reuters

7) Catriona Gray of the Philippines (C) is congratulated by contestants after winning the Miss Universe 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: AFP

8) A halo rings the moon at night in Turkey’s eastern Van province on December 19, 2018. Photo: Ozkan Bilgin / Anadolu Agency / Getty

9) A man blows giant soap bubbles for tourists on Piazza del Popolo in downtown Rome, Italy. Photo: AFP

10) A seagull rests on a wall overlooking Rome’s Via Dei Fori Imperiali Avenue with the Colosseum in background, in Italy. Photo: AP

11) A penguin dives in its pool in the zoo in Kronberg near Frankfurt, Germany. Photo: AFP

12) President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are pictured in their official Christmas portrait in the Cross Hall of the White House.  Photograph: Newscom/Alamy Live News.

13) A German police officer stands near a merry-go-round guarding the Christmas market in Frankfurt. Photograph: Michael Probst/AP

14) People walk at a shopping mall filled with Christmas decorations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: AFP

15) Women dressed as angels wave to spectators as they hang from a wire during a Christmas market in the town of Ustek, Czech Republic, Dec. 15, 2018. Photo: Reuters

16) The moon is pictured through Christmas lights adorning the streets of Santa Cruz de Tenerife on the island Tenerife, in the Canary Islands, on December 19, 2018. Photo: Desiree Martin / AFP / Getty

17) A dancer competes in front of a dragon snow sculpture during a pole dancing competition in a temperature of minus 23 degrees Celsius in Mohe in China’s northeastern Heilongjiang province. Photo: AFP

18) People in fancy dress at the Fans Village during the William Hill World Darts Championship in Alexandra Palace in London, England, on December 16, 2018.  Photo: Peter Dench / Getty images / Getty

19) Protesters from the climate-change pressure group Extinction Rebellion demonstrate outside the BBC offices in central London, England, on December 21, 2018. Photo: Simon Dawson / Reuters

20) Chicago’s Tarik Cohen leaps for a second-quarter touchdown against the Packers. Cohen took a short pass from Mitch Trubisky and ran it in for a 12-yard touchdown to help the Bears to a 24-17 victory last Sunday in Chicago that clinched the NFC North title. Photo: Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune

AND FINALLY:

Why This Picture of a Girl Starving in Yemen Was One of the Most Important Photos of 2018

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