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From protests in Greece to high diving in India, here are some of the most arresting images of the last week. 
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Transvestites wait outside Congress for the approval of the Gender Identity Law in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Argentina's Congress is set to approve on Wednesday the Gender Identity Law, which allows citizens to change their gender in public records, including birth certificates and national identity cards. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Greek presidential guards perform ceremonial duties at the monument of the unknown soldier in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens, Monday, May 7, 2012. Bailout-reliant Greece faces weeks of financial turmoil after voters angry at crippling income cuts punished mainstream politicians, let a far-right extremist group into Parliament and gave no party enough votes to govern alone. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
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A Kashmiri government employee falls on the ground as Indian police use colored water from a water cannon to disperse protestors in Srinagar, India, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. The employees demanded payment of arrears in salaries and raising of retirement age, among other demands. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
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An elderly woman participates in a protest in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 10, 2012. Hundreds of elderly from the country have been protesting near the Indian parliament for the last three days to demand a universal old age pension for those above 60 years of age. (AP Photo/ Manish Swarup)
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Indians dive into a swimming pool in Mumbai, India, Friday, May 4, 2012. (AP Photo/ Rajanish Kakade)
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Pakistani Jaafar Sakhawat, 8, who works in a brick factory, takes a break sitting on a pile of damaged bricks, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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Dancers' hands are illuminated during a performance by the National Ballet of Panama at the National Theater in Panama City, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
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WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 10: Scenes from The Diamond Jubilee Pageant on May 10, 2012 in The Private Grounds of Windsor Castle in Windsor, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)
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Police fire tear gas at health professionals and medical students during a strike by public doctors as journalists stand behind in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, May 10, 2012. Bolivia's President Evo Morales announced on May 4 that he was temporarily suspending his presidential decree to increase professional working hours from six to eight hours per day, but public doctors say they will continue their strike until the decree is annulled. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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A South Korean worker attaches a devotee's name tag with their wishes on a lantern, in the preparation for the birthday celebration of Buddha, which falls on May 28, at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 8, 2012. About one-third of South Korea's 48 million people are Buddhists. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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A baby monkey clings to the leg of her mother in a park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, May 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
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A man floats in the water with his belongings as another stays under a burning house during a fire Friday, May 11, 2012 in Manila's slum area, Philippines. Officials say the fire that swept through a sprawling squatters' colony on Manila Bay's rim has left two people missing and some 10,000 others homeless. (AP Photo/Pat Roque)
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Women, not seen in the picture, display their cats in fashion costumes during two-day cat and dog exhibition in Minsk, Belarus, Saturday, May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
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Ultra-Orthodox Jews stand next to bonfires during Lag Ba'Omer celebrations to commemorate the end of a plague said to have decimated Jews in Roman times, in Bnei Brak, Israel, Wednesday, May 9, 2012.(AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
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Pedestrians use umbrellas during rainy weather as they walk along the River Walk, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas. Showers and thunderstorms are expected across south central Texas and the hill country on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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A student makes a picture with a smart phone of the realistic sculpture of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by artists Alberto Lorente, Manolo Castro and Julio Lorente titled "He" that is on display at the Superior Institute of Arts during the 11th Havana Biennial contemporary art exhibition in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, May 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)
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A "supermoon" is seen above the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Sunday, May 6, 2012. A supermoon is the coincidence of a full moon (or a new moon) with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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A youth wearing a clown mask dotted with foam-shaped cannabis leaves, smokes a joint or marijuana cigarette during a march in favor of the legalization of marijuana, in Medellin, Colombia, Saturday, May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Luis Benavides)
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Female protestors display the colors of various flags painted on their hands during a demonstration demanding the trial of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, May 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
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Ukrainian soldiers demonstrate their skills during celebration of the Victory Day at the World War II memorial in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Ukrainians continue to celebrate the World War II anniversary and Victory Day on May 9 as a national holiday marking the defeat of Nazi German forces in the second World War. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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Rea Inu Bake, from the Indian tribe Hunikui, takes part in a protest against slave labor outside the Chamber of Deputies in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Brazil's lower house is expected to vote on a constitutional amendment that would punish landholders found to be using slave labor. The proposed bill would allow the government to confiscate all property of those found to be using slave labor, among other penalties. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
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A spectator walks to the grand stands before the 138th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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A man dives into a pond from atop a building to cool himself hot afternoon in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, May 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
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A prisoner rests his arms in the wall of his cell during a Mass for prisoners in the courtyard of La Esperanza penal center in San Salvador, El Salvador, Monday, May 7, 2012. The prisoners asked for Monsignor Fabio Colindres to hold a Mass for them at the prison. (AP Photo/Luis Romero)
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New York's Empire State Building is visible behind the The Statue of Liberty from Bayonne, N.J., Tuesday, May 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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A pedestrian is reflected on an election poster of Democratic Alliance party at a bus stop in Athens, Saturday May 5, 2012. Greeks head to the polls Sunday in their most critical and uncertain election in decades, with voters set to punish the two main parties that are being held responsible for the country's dire economic straits. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)
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In this Wednesday, May 9, 2012 photo, a pelican swims as decorative lanterns and lights put up for the Vesakha festival are reflected on the surface of a lake in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The festival which was marked on May 5 encompasses the birth, enlightenment and demise of Gautama Buddha. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - MAY 11: Rachel Horsman holds a rose - for the photographer - above a new installation by Paisley born Turner prize nominee, Anya Gallaccio, at her new installation Red on Green, an installation of 10,000 red roses laid upon the gallery floor, at Jupiter Artland on May 11, 2012 in Edinburgh, Scotland The new work by the Paisley born artist, accompanied by Andy Goldsworthy installation the Coppice Room, opens the fourth season at Jupiter Artland. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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A horse is reflected in a pool of water while grazing in a field under cloudy skies during the wet spring weather in Alabama, N.Y., Tuesday, May 8, 2012. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
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Relatives of inmates, protesting against measures taken by authorities to control a riot at the La Planta prison, take refuge in a bus stop after clashes with National Guard soldiers outside the prison in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Top prisons official Iris Varela said a group of inmates at La Planta prison has been resisting planned transfers to other lockups, prompting National Guard troops to use tear gas to bring the situation under control. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
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A health worker crosses a road filled with stones during a protest by medical students and health professionals in solidarity with striking doctors in Apacheta, on the outskirts of El Alto, Bolivia, Friday, May 4, 2012. Public doctors have been on strike for over a month in response to a decree by President Evo Morales, who hoped to extend their professional working hours from six to eight hours per day. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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Pakistani boys swim in a water reservoir to cool off as the temperature rises, on the outskirts of Gujranwala, in Punjab province, Pakistan, Thursday, May 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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An elderly woman rests prior to a protest against violence as part of the campaign "March of National Dignity - Mothers searching for their children and justice" at the Revolution Monument in Mexico City, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini)
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Pakistani Jaafar Sakhawat, 8, who works in a brick factory, looks up while taking a break, sitting on a pile of damaged bricks, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
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Best Pix of the Week

From protests in Greece to high diving in India, here are some of the most arresting images of the last week. 

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