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Week in pictures 27 January 2024

FRANKFURT: Empty rails are seen in Frankfurt, Germany, on Wednesday, January 24, after train drivers in the country embarked on a six-day strike. It's the second time this month that members of Germany's GDL Union have walked off the job in an ongoing wage dispute with Deutsche Bahn (Michael Probst/AP)


NAZARE’: Brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira rides a wave in Nazaré, Portugal, during the World Surf League's Nazaré Big Wave Challenge on Monday, January 22. Gabeira won the women's competition, and her compatriot Lucas Chianca won the men's competition (Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)


SAN DIEGO: Vehicles are damaged on Monday, January 22, after heavy rain sent several feet of fast-moving water rushing through some streets in San Diego (Mike Blake/Reuters)


GUINGAMP: Farmers in Guingamp, France, dump potatoes, blocking the Sub-Prefecture there as part of a protest on Wednesday, January 24. Farmers across the country are demanding action on price pressures, taxes and green regulation (Stephanie Mahe/Reuters)


BUENOS AIRES: A journalist, dressed as the "Joker", lies on the ground in front of police members during a one-day national strike, outside the National Congress, in Buenos Aires, on Wednesday, January 24 (REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian)


CIUDAD JUAREZ: A shoe hangs in razor wire set up to inhibit the crossing of migrants into the U.S., as seen from Ciudad Juarez, on Tuesday, January 23 (REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez)


LIANGSHUI: Military personnel search for missing victims Monday, January 22, following a landslide in the Chinese village of Liangshui. The landslide buried 18 homes and dozens of people (AFP/Getty Images)


LA PAZ: A man dressed as "Pepino", a carnival character, dances as part of a ceremony marking the beginning of the carnival in Bolivia, in La Paz, on Sunday, January 21 (REUTERS/Claudia Morales)


RAFAH: A child holds a cat as displaced Palestinians, who fled their houses due to Israeli strikes, shelter at a tent camp, in Rafah, on Sunday, January 21 (REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)


FREUDENBERG: Snow covers the roofs of the so-called "Alter Flecken" (old spot), the historic core of Freudenberg with its half-timbered houses from the 17th century in the heart of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia near the city of Siegen, on Sunday,  January 21 (REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay)

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