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The World This Week in Photos

Bicycling in the dark in Douma, Syria; moving Hamburg's swans to their winter home; and opening the International Toilet Festival in New Delhi.

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Protests in Mexico City; skinny-dipping in Chonqing; and chess in Kuala Lumpur.

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Shiites mark Ashura; Russian soldiers prepare for a parade; and a debutante ball in London.

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U.S. Marines pack up in Afghanistan; Hungarians protest a proposed Internet tax; and a nude swimming competition in France.

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Burkina Faso Burning

Protests in the capital, Ouagadougou, are spinning out of control.

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A wedding portrait at Hong Kong's protests; gas masks at Indonesia's presidential inauguration; and sunlight in an Egyptian temple.

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Protests in St. Louis; a pilgrimage in Peru; and the funeral of a Kurdish fighter.

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Hong Kong's ongoing democracy protests; Eid al-Adha prayers in Indonesia; and skateboarding in Panama City.

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Protests in Hong Kong; pilgrims on the Hajj; and preparations to "Aerosail" the Mediterranean.

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Hong Kong Noir

Portraits of the island city before it belonged to China.

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Crossing Over

Kurdish Syrians flee an Islamic State offensive on the town of Kobani.

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Hong Kong's Protest, in Memes

A selection of the most powerful remixed images coming from the island city.

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The Umbrella Revolution

Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement takes to the streets.

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Kurdish refugees cross into Turkey; global marches on climate change; and celebrating Munich's Oktoberfest.

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Floods in Indian Kashmir; an English debutante ball; and Gaza's students return to school.

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What We Found on the Islamic State's Laptop of Doom

Screenshots from a jihadi's personal computer.

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Under Siege in Kachin State

Daily life in Myanmar's ongoing civil conflict.

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Protests in Egypt; an Amazon warehouse in Germany; and an underwater wedding portrait in Shanghai.

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Testing Ground

As Honduras considers establishing its first charter city near the Gulf of Fonseca, the farmers, fishermen, and shopkeepers of Amapala brace themselves for potential upheaval.

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Protests in Islamabad; the aftermath of the conflict in Gaza; and remembering James Foley.

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Ferguson protests; Liberians face the spread of Ebola; and the pope visits South Korea.

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The Dam Is Ours

Peshmerga and Iraqi forces cooperated long enough to wrest a vital strategic asset back from the Islamic State. But can this tense alliance last?

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Militias clash in Libya; preparations for India's Independence Day; and a wedding in a Gaza refugee camp.

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The Ferguson Spring

Can you tell the difference between the Missouri town where Michael Brown was killed and some of the world's most volatile uprisings?

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Stranded on Mount Sinjar

The Yazidis, a small Iraqi religious minority, are marooned and starving on a mountain in Kurdistan. Now, the United States is trying to save them from the murderous hands of the Islamic State.

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Through the Rubble

What Gaza looks like after war.

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An embattled Syria celebrates Eid-al-Fitr; violence continues in Gaza; and anti-government protests heat up in the Philippines.

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Burying the Taliban

In a hillside cemetery in southern Kabul, gravediggers lay unknown militants to rest.

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The Uprooted

Two decades after an official cease-fire between Azerbaijan and Armenia, hundreds of thousands of Azeris remain displaced.

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The World in Photos This Week

The aftermath of the MH17 shoot-down; violence in Gaza continues; and Hindus celebrate in India.

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