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Through The Lens: Today in Pictures, Dec 19, 2014

Window cleaners, dressed in horse (left) and sheep costumes featuring animals from the Chinese zodiac calendar, work during an event promoting the year-end and new year at a hotel in the business district of Tokyo on Dec 19, 2014. The year of 2014 is
Window cleaners, dressed in horse (left) and sheep costumes featuring animals from the Chinese zodiac calendar, work during an event promoting the year-end and new year at a hotel in the business district of Tokyo on Dec 19, 2014. The year of 2014 is the year of the horse and 2015 is the year of the sheep according to the Chinese zodiac calendar. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

Window cleaners in horse and sheep costumes, staff of Pakistani political parties and students at a candlelight vigil, and a ferris wheel in Nice, France. These and more, in Today In Pictures.

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