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Friday, January 3, 2014

The 12 world pictures you missed this Christmas

From Father Christmas in Madagascar to lighting candles in India, OCC247 looks at how Christmas is being marked around the world. 

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A Madagascar Father Christmas walks in the dusty street of Ambohibary, 150km from Antananarivo, greeting children days after Madagsacar went to the polls to vote in a presidential election.


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Indonesian Catholic dancers perform traditional Balinese dance during Christmas celebrations at Hati Kudus Yesus Church in Palasari Village, Jembrana, Bali, Indonesia

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Christians attend a Christmas Day mass at a Cathedral Church in Lahore, Pakistan.

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Syrian Christians hold their national flag during a Christmas concert at the Ibrahim-al Khalil Melkite Greek Catholic church in Damascus, Syria.

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Christian pilgrims pray at the Church of the Nativity, traditionally believed to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, during Christmas celebrations in the West Bank biblical town of Bethlehem.

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An Indian child dressed as Santa Claus and other Christian devotees light candles at a Christmas Day service at a church in Amritsar, India.

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Survivors rummage through storm debris to look for toys on Christmas day in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines.

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Santa Claus helps children open their Christmas presents on Christmas Day at Brighton Beach, in Melbourne, Australia.

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Christian devotees gather around the nativity scene depicting the birth of Jesus during a Christmas mass in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Bulgaria's newly elected Orthodox Church Patriarch Neophyte leads the Christmas mass in the golden-domed Alexander Nevsky cathedral in central Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Members of the 'Berlin Seals' swim association take a bath in the Orankesee lake in Berlin during their tradtional Christmas Swimming.

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