Christmas in ruins: Santas barely find kids to hand presents to in devastated Mosul

Men dressed as Santa Claus walking through a ruined city may seem like a scene from a post-apocalyptic movie, but that’s how Christmas looks in Mosul, a former ISIS stronghold leveled to the ground in a US-backed liberation op. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9lg4

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The end of Christmas for Brazil’s Santa impersonators

Santa Claus impersonators gather in Rio de Janeiro for an event called “Barbas de Molho” (“Beards at rest”), where they trim their beards to mark the end of the duties after the Christmas celebrations.

Santa sends Christmas message from Lapland

(24 Dec 2018) As Santa Claus prepares to deliver presents to good little girls and boys around the world, he’s making a stop in Santa Claus village in the Finnish town or Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland, to deliver his own Christmas message. (Dec. 24)

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RAW: ‘Santa Claus’ protest over West Bank separation barrier in Bethlehem

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Palestinian activists dressed up in Santa Claus costumes held a rally against the separation barrier in Bethlehem on Sunday.

The protesters were filmed reaching the northern entrance checkpoint where they were denied passage by Israeli forces.

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Palestinians dressed as Santa Claus protest in Bethlehem

Palestinian activists dressed as Santa Claus and carrying Palestinian flags protest near an Israeli military checkpoint in Bethlehem. They distribute sweets to Palestinians working in Israel who are crossing the checkpoint back to Bethlehem.

Yellow Vests protest continues into the night, ‘Santa Claus’ joins in

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Some 8,000 police were deployed to the streets of Paris on Saturday, as Yellow Vests protesters demonstrated for the fifth consecutive weekend.

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