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Best Pix Of The Week
From continuing unrest in Egypt to celebrations for 60 years of revolution in Cuba, here are some of the most arresting images from around the world from the last week. 

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Protesters burn an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III during a rally to coincide with his fourth State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) before the country's congressmen and senators Monday July 22, 2013 at the House of Representatives at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. President Aquino III is expected to dwell on the gains of his administration particularly on the robust economy but the protesters see otherwise especially on the increasing prices of oil and basic services as water and electricity. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
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An Indian man looks out from the wind shield of his truck as it rains in New Delhi, India, Monday, July 22, 2013. Heavy rains hit the capital Monday causing major traffic disruptions due to water-logging of streets. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
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Children skate around the Kim Il Sung Square on Sunday, July 21, 2013, downtown Pyongyang, North Korea. The country is preparing to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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A man flashes victory signs at an Egyptian military helicopter as it flies over the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 26, 2013. Political allies of Egypt's military lined up behind its call for huge rallies Friday to show support for the country's top general, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, pushing toward a collision with Islamist opponents demanding the return of Mohammed Morsi, the nation's ousted president. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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A girl holds an umbrella for her neighbor while he paints a mural to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the attacks of the barracks by the revolutionary forces in Bayamo, Cuba, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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Linda Cerruti performs her routine in the synchronized swimming solo final at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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A man stands as Iranian worshippers perform Friday prayers during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Tehran University campus, in Tehran, Iran, Friday, July 26, 2013. Muslims around the globe are observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan where they refrain from drinking, eating, smoking and sex from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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Pico de Orizaba, or Citlaltepetl mountain, rises above the morning mist as seen from a Mexican Navy aircraft on a volcano monitoring mission in Mexico, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Pico de Orizaba is Mexico's highest peak and the third highest in North America. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
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Newly hatched chicks interact at the Rural Society's annual exposition in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a train derailment in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. A train derailed in northwestern Spain on Wednesday night, toppling passenger cars on their sides and leaving at least one torn open as smoke rose into the air. Dozens were feared dead, with possibly even more injured. (AP Photo/ El correo Gallego/Antonio Hernandez)
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Former New England Patriots NFL football tight end Aaron Hernandez is led out of a van as he arrives for his probable cause hearing at Attleboro District Court, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Attleboro, Mass. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder in the death of Odin Lloyd. A judge rescheduled the probable cause hearing for Aug. 22, after considering defense objections to a delay. (AP Photo/Bizuayehu Tesfaye)
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A supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi waves his poster during a protest at a park in front of Cairo University, where protesters have installed their camp in Giza, southwest of Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 19, 2013. Thousands are demonstrating across Egypt to demand the reinstatement of Morsi. His Muslim Brotherhood is mobilizing its followers to march in Cairo and elsewhere Friday for a protest they are dubbing "Breaking the Coup." (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
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Kids play in a portable pool as a woman hangs clothes to dry outside a home in the Varginha area of the Manguinhos slum complex where Pope Francis will visit next week during his trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, July 20, 2013. In one of the key events of his trip, the churchs first Jesuit leader will venture into this rough slum that sits along a violence-soaked road known by locals as the Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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A woman falls into the water as she tries to save her belongings whilst walking through a flooded street during heavy rain in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
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A fire is seen on the Hercules 265 drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Natural gas spewed uncontrolled from the well on Tuesday after a blowout that forced the evacuation of 44 workers aboard the drilling rig, authorities said. No injuries were reported in the blowout. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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In this Wednesday, July 24, 2013 photo, Sudanese Muslims from the Qadiriyah Sufi order, prepare food for 'Iftar' during the holy month of Ramadan, in Kabashi, north Khartoum, Sudan. Ramadan is the holiest month in Islam and observant Muslims worldwide mark it by fasting from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/Abd Raouf)
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A general view of the altar during the inaugural Mass of the 2013 World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. As many as 1 million young people from around the world are expected in Rio for the Catholic youth event. Pope Francis arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Monday to begin a weeklong visit to participate in the WYD festival. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
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Bishops wearing plastic rain hoods attend the World Youth Day inaugural Mass on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. A cold rain Tuesday night didn't stop upward of 500,000 faithful from gathering on Rio's Copacabana beach to mark the event. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
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Regan Smith drives back to his garage during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series STP 300 auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Saturday, July 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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A Bahraini anti-government protester carrying a makeshift shield reacts to tear gas fired by riot police during clashes in Diraz, Bahrain, late Thursday, July 25, 2013. Nightly protests demanding democracy continued in villages across the Gulf island kingdom. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
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Trimmer James Dagg, right, and grinder Winston Macfarlane, second from right, run to the other side of Emirates Team New Zealand as skipper Dean Barker, left, watches during an America's Cup challenger series sailing race against Luna Rossa Challenge of Italy, Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in San Francisco. Emirates Team New Zealand won the race. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
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A man, center front, watches others moving vehicles out of flood water after a torrential rain hit the metro area in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 22, 2013. Heavy rain battered the central part of the Korean Peninsula, including Seoul, Monday, flooding homes and roads, according to police. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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Marine One, with President Barack Obama aboard, flies in front of an illuminated Washington Monument as it comes into land on the South Lawn on the White House, Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Washington, as President Obama returns from speaking in Illinois and Missouri about his vision for rebuilding the economy. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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Tania Cagnotto, center, from Italy, warms up before taking part in the women's 3-meter springboard diving preliminary event at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, July 26, 2013, Spain, Friday, July 26, 2013 (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
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People are rescued by helicopter from a truck as flood waters rage in the city of Chihuahua, Mexico, Friday, July 19, 2013. Heavy rains have caused major flooding in the city of Chihuahua, shutting down the airport. (AP Photo)
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Pope Francis reaches out to kiss a child as he arrives to the Aparecida Basilicia in Aparecida, Brazil, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Tens of thousands of faithful flocked to the tiny town of Aparecida, tucked into an agricultural region halfway between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, where he is to celebrate the first public Mass of his trip in a massive basilica dedicated to the nation's patron saint. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
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An elderly homeless woman covers her face as she sits in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral as she waits to receive donated food during a celebration honoring the "Divino Niño" or "Divine Child," a gift giving tradition among the poor community in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, July 20, 2013. Catholics brought their children to the church to receive gifts like as food, candy and small toys. Gifts and food are also given to the elderly. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
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A Filipino man tries to retrieve items from still smoldering homes after a fire broke out at a slum area in Pasay, south of Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Pasay City Fire Marshall Major Douglas Guiyab said about 250 houses were gutted in the area and the cause of the fire is still being determined. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
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Clergy stand during the World Youth Day inaugural Mass at Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. As many as 1 million young people from around the world are expected in Rio for the Catholic youth event. Pope Francis arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Monday to begin a weeklong visit to participate in the World Youth Day festival. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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North Korean veterans of the Korean War enter a cemetery for Korean War veterans on Thursday, July 25, 2013 in Pyongyang, North Korea during an opening ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended hostilities on the Korean peninsula. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)
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Disney Channel star Martina Stoessel, of Argentina, performs in concert as "Violetta," her character from the Disney Channel television series of the same name, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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A cleaner wipes dusk on the Galaxy Soho, a newly built commercial building in Beijing, Monday, July 22, 2013. China said Friday it is ending controls on bank lending rates in a move toward creating a market-oriented financial system to support economic growth. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy, left, walks next to a derailed car at the site of a train accident in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Thursday July 25, 2013. Spanish investigators tried to determine Thursday why a passenger train jumped the tracks and sent eight cars crashing into each other just before arriving in this northwestern shrine city on the eve of a major Christian religious festival, killing at least 77 people and injuring more than 140. (AP Photo/Lalo Villar)
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A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi reads Quran in a tent at a camp near Cairo University in Giza, Egypt, Thursday, July 25, 2013. The Muslim Brotherhood's leader on Thursday made an unusually harsh attack on Egypt's military chief, saying his ouster of President Mohammed Morsi was a worse crime than even destroying the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
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A woman takes a dip at sunrise in Lake Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday, July 21, 2013. Temperatures are predicted to soar in Switzerland over the weekend to 34 degrees Celsius (93,2 Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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Indian navy personnel pay tribute at India Gate war memorial on the 14th anniversary of India's victory in the Kargil War in New Delhi, India, Friday, July 26, 2013. Friday marked the second day of the two-day celebrations of the 14th anniversary of its victory in the Kargil conflict, the 1999 conflict with Pakistan that raged for three months across the disputed Kashmir region had nearly brought the nuclear neighbors to a war. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
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Tourists ride a camel past a sand sculpture created by sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Cambridge, the son of Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, at a beach in Puri, India, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (AP Photo)
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In this Thursday, July 25, 2013 photo, the diamond diadem, made of diamonds, pearls, silver and gold, worn by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on her way from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey for her 1953 Coronation and during the first part of the ceremony, is displayed at the exhibition " The Queen's Coronation 1953 " at Buckingham Palace in central London. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the coronation and to celebrate this anniversary, a special exhibition brings together an array of the dress, uniform and robes worn for the historic event. Paintings, objects and works of art relating to the Coronation will also be on display from July 27 until Sept. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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Pope Francis speaks during the World Youth Day Welcome Feast on a stage on the Copacabana beachfront in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, July 25, 2013. Francis addressed young pilgrims from 175 nations gathered on the famous beach, as he continued his inaugural international trip as pontiff. Francis showed his rebel side Thursday, urging young Catholics to shake up the church and make a "mess" in their dioceses by going out into the streets to spread the faith. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
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Catholics kneel at portable confessionals set up in Quinta da Boa Vista park during World Youth Day events in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. The pope is here on a seven-day visit meant to fan the fervor of the faithful around the globe. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Tony Appleton, a town crier, announces the birth of the royal baby, outside St. Mary's Hospital exclusive Lindo Wing in London, Monday, July 22, 2013. Palace officials say Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy. The baby was born at 4:24 p.m. and weighs 8 pounds 6 ounces. The infant will become third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and William. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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Youth from France participating in World Youth Day sing songs below Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. The pope is here on a seven-day visit meant to fan the fervor of the faithful around the globe. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
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The Broadscrapers, a barbershop quartet, sing a medley of New York-inspired songs in New York's Times Square, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. The promotional event sponsored by Broad Financial featured Brad Heikes as the Empire State Building, Stephen Tyler Davis as the Chrysler Building, Adam Bock as the Freedom Tower, and Evan Shyer as the Citigroup Center. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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A man fasting during the holy month of Ramadan cools off in a waterfall in Islamabad, Pakistan on Thursday, July 25, 2013. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
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Ariel Castro walks into the courtroom Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Cleveland. Attorneys for Castro, who is accused of holding three women captive in his home for more than a decade, have told a judge that plea negotiations in the case are still ongoing. Castro has pleaded not guilty to nearly 1,000 counts of kidnap, rape and other crimes. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
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In this Thursday, July 25, 2013 photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II's 1953 Coronation Dress and Robe are seen at the exhibition " The Queen's Coronation 1953" at Buckingham Palace in central London. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the coronation and to celebrate this anniversary, a special exhibition brings together an array of the dress, uniform and robes worn for the historic event. Paintings, objects and works of art relating to the Coronation will also be on display from July 27 until Sept. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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An Iranian shopkeeper shows women's underwear designed in the image of the U.S. flag and made in China at his lingerie shop in an old main bazaar of Tehran, Iran, Monday, July 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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Pope Francis waves from inside a Brazilian Air Force helicopter as he arrives to Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, July 25, 2013. After landing, Francis traveled in his open-sided car through a huge crowd in the pouring rain to a welcoming ceremony on Copacabana beach. It was his first official event with the hundreds of thousands of young people who have flocked to Rio for World Youth Day. Vatican officials estimated the crowd at 1 million. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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North Korean children perform at the May Day stadium during the "Arirang" mass games song-and-dance ensemble on the eve of the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice in Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, July 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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People cover themselves with umbrellas, one covered by photographs of the statue Christ the Redeemer, as they listen to Pope Francis at the Varginha area of the Manguinhos slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, July 25, 2013. Francis on Thursday visited one of Rio de Janeiro's shantytowns, or favelas, a place that saw such rough violence in the past that it's known by locals as the Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Patrick Hausding and Stephan Feck of Germany compete in the men's 3-meter synchro springboard preliminary competition at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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North Koreans walk among tombstones of soldiers who died from the war to pay their respects, at the cemeteries of fallen fighters of the Korean People's Army (KPA) on Thursday, July 25, 2013 in Pyongyang, North Korea as part of ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended hostilities on the Korean peninsula. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge hold the Prince of Cambridge, Tuesday July 23, 2013, as they pose for photographers outside St. Mary's Hospital exclusive Lindo Wing in London where the Duchess gave birth on Monday July 22. The boy, who is third in line to the British throne, has since been named George Alexander Louis by his parents and will be known as Prince George of Cambridge. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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An Egyptian opponent of ousted President Mohammed Morsi watches during a rally at Tahrir square, in Cairo, Egypt, late Friday, July 19, 2013. With the military beefing up security, tens of thousands took to the streets Friday in a determined push for the return to power of Egypt's ousted Islamist leader, while Mohammed Morsi's opponents staged rival rallies, raising fears of a fresh round of clashes. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
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Syrian refugee children peer from the window of their classroom, newly decorated with a mural, at Zaatari refugee camp, near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Several writings in Arabic can be read on the mural, made up of old sayings and poetry that encourage the people to seek knowledge. Most of the trailers and tents match the beige color of the swirling sand surrounding the Zaatari refugee camp, home to about 120,000 Syrians who fled the nearly three-year war still gripping the nation. Slowly though, thats changing with the help of a U.S.-based artist who is leading children haunted by the conflict to paint buildings and walls at the crowded camp with murals expressing their lives and hopes. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon)
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A North Korean man looks at the Ju Che Tower from Kim Il Sung Square on Sunday, July 21, 2013, downtown Pyongyang, North Korea. The country is preparing to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi attend the Friday prayer during a protest at Nasr City, where protesters have installed their camp and hold their daily rallies, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 26, 2013. Political allies of Egypt's military lined up behind its call for huge rallies Friday to show support for the country's top general, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, pushing toward a collision with Islamist opponents who are also calling for rallies demanding the return of Mohammed Morsi, the nation's ousted president. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
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Samuel Timoteo Galvez, a patient of the Larco Herrera psychiatric hospital marches dressed as a Peruvian soldier, in the hospital's own Peruvian Independence Day parade, at the hospital in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. The parade was organized ahead of Peru's official Independence Day celebrations on July 28. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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Alvin Duplessis, 10, left, and Thomas McGriff, 5, foreground, hold signs with others from the Watson Memorial Teaching Ministries Church of New Orleans, at a rally held in reaction to the recent George Zimmerman acquittal in New Orleans, Saturday, July 20, 2013. The Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network organized "Justice for Trayvon" rallies nationwide to press for federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, who was found not guilty in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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At dusk, the setting sunlight is reflected on the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday July 21, 2013. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)
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Roque Steves, dressed in the likeness of the pope, waves to members of security and the press as he arrives to the Sumare residence where Pope Francis is staying in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Steves said he is a social worker who caters to the poor, and his outfit was his way of calling attention to charity work. The pope is in Brazil on a seven-day visit meant to fan the fervor of the faithful around the globe. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Best Pix Of The Week

From continuing unrest in Egypt to celebrations for 60 years of revolution in Cuba, here are some of the most arresting images from around the world from the last week. 

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