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Best Pix of The Week
From turmoil in Egypt and Syria to Colombia's national strike, here are some of the most arresting pictures from around the world in the last week. 
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Indonesian Muslim students line up as they practice a traditional Acehnese dance called "saman" at a high school in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. The Aceh province is on the island of Sumatra and the saman dance is part of the cultural heritage of the Gayo people of Aceh province .(AP Photo/Heri Juanda)

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An Afghan boy helps his father's job at a brick factory on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. Men generally work there 14 hours a day, six days a week. A man usually makes 12 dollars a day. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
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A confucian scholar waits for graduation ceremony at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. The school was founded in 1398 and considered as the oldest school in East Asia. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Safiullah poses for a photograph at a brick factory on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. Men generally work there 14 hours a day, six days a week. A man usually makes 12 dollars a day. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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Bangladeshis cross the Buriganga River on a boat on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

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In this July 2, 2013 photo, members of "Amaral", a Cumbia music band, tape a promotional video back dropped by the "Christ of the Pacific" statue in Lima, Peru. For roughly four months a year, the sun abandons Peru's seaside desert capital, suffocating it under a ponderous gray cloudbank and fog that coats the city with nighttime drizzles. The cold Humboldt current that runs north from Antarctica along the coast is the culprit, colliding with the warmer tropical atmosphere to create the blinding mists called "garua" in coastal Chile and Peru. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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A boatman takes tourists for a ride around the water lily plants on a lake at Zizhuyuan Park, known as Purple Bamboo Park in Beijing, China Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. Purple Bamboo Park, one of the seven biggest parks in Beijing, is a classical Chinese garden which draws many tourists. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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Cambodian villagers play volleyball at Sre Ampel village, Kandal province, some 33 kilometers (20 miles) east of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

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In this Aug. 9, 2013, vendors of "chuno" freeze dried potatoes wait for buyers at a street market in El Alto, Bolivia. The potato was the first Andean product to conquer the world, but little is known about chuno outside of Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and the north of Argentina and Chile. In the Andes it forms an essential part of the local diet. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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A protester hides during clashes with riot police at a roadblock along the Pan American Highway in Piendamo, southern Colombia, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Farmers, truckers, and health workers have joined miners and some labor unions in protests and roadblocks for an array of demands that include reduced gasoline prices, increased subsidies, the cancellation of free trade agreements and the end of a crackdown on illegal mining operations. (AP Photo/Juan Bautista Diaz)
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Children learn to sail on the Galgenweel lake in Antwerp, Belgium, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. The children participate in week long sail camps on various types of sailboats. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
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Kids look through the window of an Anglican church that was struck by mortars, wounding at least three according to one witness, in Goma, eastern Congo, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Neighbors said at least five civilians were hit by mortar fire in Goma on Thursday during a second day of heavy fighting between government forces and M23 rebels to the north of the town. The violence marked the first reports of civilians being wounded inside the city since late May, and prompted the United Nations peacekeeping mission to issue a statement saying it would take the 'necessary steps to protect civilians.'(AP Photo/Joseph Kay)

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CORRECTS DATE TO AUG. 21 INSTEAD OF AUG. 22 - In this Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 photo, Heidi Fuchs, 7, waits in the barn as she gets ready for the feeder calf judging at the Chelsea Community Fair in Chelsea, Mich. (AP Photo/AnnAbor.Com, Courtney Sacco)

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FILE - In this May 29, 2012 file photo, Cuban track and field athlete Orlando Ortega jumps a hurdle during a training session in Havana, Cuba. The Cuban Athletics Federation said on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 that Ortega defected from Cuba's track team that competed at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes, File)
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A tourist points to the exact location where Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., gave his famous 'I Have a Dream' speech, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in Washington. President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak next week at a ceremony on the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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A surfer rides a wave in Panama City Beach, Fla. on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/The News Herald, Andrew Wardlow)

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Runners and cyclists move along the bike path as the surf crashes along the shore of Lake Michigan Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

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A full moon sets over the Atchafalaya River in the early morning Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 in Morgan City, La. The full moon is known as a seasonal blue moon and occurs every three years. (AP Photo/Morgan City Daily Review, Harlan Kirgan)

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Joe Bommarito works to get a large catfish out of a fishing boat and into a barrell on Tuesday at the Two Rivers Fishery in Wickliffe. The fishery's very first shipment of fish will go first to Los Angeles, Calif., and then on to China. (AP Photo/The Paducah Sun,Allie Douglass)

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Egyptian medics and military policemen escort former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, 85, into an ambulance after after he was flown by a helicopter ambulance to the Maadi Military Hospital from Torah prison in, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak has been released from jail and taken to military hospital in Cairo. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
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FILE -- In this May 28, 2006, file photo, Palestinian guerillas from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command flash victory signs while standing at the damaged entrance of the tunnel leading to their base after Israeli warplanes attacked it, near the Mediterranean coastal town of Naameh, south of Beirut, Lebanon. Israeli warplanes struck a target south of Beirut early Friday Aug. 23, 2013, a day after militants fired four rockets into northern Israel, the Israeli military and a Palestinian official said. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
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In this photo of Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, people dance to live music at the Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island in New York Harbor. The 172 acre island, a former Army and Coast Guard base located between Brooklyn and Manhattan, now serves as a public open space. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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A pedestrian crosses Market Street during a morning downpour of rain, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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A dog sits in front of a yield of sacks filled with wool in downtown Huancavelica, Peru, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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A truck stops to unload while navigating the tight streets of Lisbon's Bairro Alto neighborhood Thursday, Aug. 22 2013. The neighborhood is celebrating its 500th anniversary this year. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

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Confucian scholars walk for graduation ceremony at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. The school was founded in 1398 and considered as the oldest in East Asia. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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A Thai vendor grills a pork at a night market Wednesday, Aug . 21, 2013 in Bangkok,Thailand. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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A man holds a mask depicting Venezuelan citizen Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, known as Carlos el Chacal, during a protest in front of France's embassy to demand his release in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Illich Ramirez has two life sentences in France for a triple murder in 1975 and bomb attacks in 1982 and 1983 that killed 11 people and injured more than 140 others. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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Fire rages out of control in the Stanislaus National Forest Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, In California. A wildfire outside Yosemite National Park nearly quadrupled in size Thursday, prompting officers to warn residents in a gated community to evacuate their homes and leading scores of tourists to leave the area during peak season. (AP Photo/The Modesto Bee, Andy Alfaro ) LOCAL TV OUT (KXTV10, KCRA3, KOVR13, FOX40, KMAX31, KQCA58, CENTRAL VALLEY TV); LOCAL PRINT OUT (TURLOCK JOURNAL, CERES COURIER, OAKDALE LEADER, MODESTO VIEW, PATTERSON IRRIGATOR, MANTECA BULLETIN, RIPON, RECROD, SONORA UNION DEMOCRAT, AMADOR LEDGER DISPATCH, ESCALON TIMES, CALAVERAS ENTERPRISE, RIVERBANKS NEWS) LOCAL INTERNET OUT (TURLOCK CITY NEWS.COM, MOTHER LODE.COM)
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A Bangladeshi laborer works at a factory producing metal vessels in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. The workers earn less than US$2 a day. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
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In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, the Rim Fire burns near Yosemite National Park, Calif. The wildfire outside Yosemite National Park one of more than 50 major brush blazes burning across the western U.S. more than tripled in size overnight and still threatens about 2,500 homes, hotels and camp buildings. Fire officials said the blaze burning in remote, steep terrain had grown to more than 84 square miles and was only 2 percent contained on Thursday, down from 5 percent a day earlier. (AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service)
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Dancer Myriam Deraiche is supported by fellow Cirque Eloize troupe members while performing at New York State's Food Festival at the Empire State Plaza on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. The Montreal-based performance company is currently performing its production Cirkopolis at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
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Two men prepare balloons for expo visitors outside China's National Convention Center in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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Five-year-old Makayla Dunlap, of Bartonville, Ill., casts her line into the Illinois River as she fishes for the first time while the sun sets on the city of Peoria, Ill., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Peoria Journal Star, Ron Johnson)

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A Lebanese man takes pictures with his mobile phone at the site of an explosion outside a mosque in the Northern city of Tripoli, Lebanon, Friday Aug. 23, 2013. Lebanon's official news agency says dozens of people have been killed by twin explosions outside two Sunni mosques in a northern city. The explosions in Tripoli come amid rising tensions in Lebanon resulting from Syria's civil war, which has sharply polarized the country along sectarian lines and between supporters and opponents of the regime of President Bashar Assad. Tripoli has previously seen clashes between Sunnis and Alawites, a Shiite offshoot sect to which Assad belongs.(AP Photo)
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People watch the images of famous Portuguese being projected on the arch of Lisbon's Comercio square Tuesday night, Aug. 13 2013. The 3D video mapping show celebrates the reopening of the arch, a Lisbon landmark, after nearly one year of restoration work. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
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A Bangladeshi laborer welds the bottom of a ferry at a dockyard in Keraniganj, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Laborers engaged in building ferries, that involves welding, cutting and painting, earn less than US$ 4 a day. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

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Dead fish float in the Tijuca lake in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug 22, 2013. About 10 tons of dead fish have been discovered in the lake that sits next to the terrain where the city's future Olympic park is being built for the 2016 Olympic Games. Environmental officials are investigating the fish kill. Biologists say it was likely caused by raw sewage making its way into the water, as has happened before. Rio has many problems with water pollution. Many of the waterways near where Olympic events are to be held have been found to be polluted. (AP Photo/Renata Brito)
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A man walks by a display of clothing at a store in Shanghai, China, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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A visitor pretends to fight with Charging Bull statue created by Italian-American artist Arturo Di Modica in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
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A recycle worker counts the number of broken down refrigerators before he load them on a truck to a recycling yard in Beijing, China, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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Riot police fire teargas at a group of masked university students protesting in support of a national strike in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Truckers, coffee workers and health workers joined agricultural and mining workers in one of the largest national strikes ever faced by the Colombian government. The strikers demands include reduced gas prices and increased subsidies. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
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A stranded motoristuses his cell phone as he waits for help Thursday night, August 22, 2013, in Colorado Springs, Colo., as a slow moving storm dropped about three inches of rain in the area. The man ended up walking away from the flooded car as the rain subsided. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Mark Reis ) MAGS OUT
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2010 file photo, Waorani indigenous youth practice using a blowpipe at the Yasuni National Park in the Upper Napo Valley of the western Amazon region in Ecuador. Ecuador's President Rafael Correa announced Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 that he has abandoned a unique and ambitious plan to persuade rich countries to pay Ecuador not to drill for oil in the pristine Yasuni rainforest preserve. The idea was to set a precedent in the fight against global warming by lowering the high cost to poor countries of going green. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa, File)
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FILE- In this Aug. 20, 2010 file photo, a butterfly perches on a leaf at the Yasuni National Park in the Upper Napo Valley of the western Amazon region in Ecuador. Ecuador's President Rafael Correa announced Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 that he has abandoned a unique and ambitious plan to persuade rich countries to pay Ecuador not to drill for oil in the pristine Yasuni rainforest preserve. The idea was to set a precedent in the fight against global warming by lowering the high cost to poor countries of going green. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa, File)
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An environmental activist, covered in fake blood and holding a doll, demonstrate in front of the government palace in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. The protest was staged as Ecuador's President Rafael Correa gives a televised speech related to his failed campaign to persuade rich countries to pay Ecuador more than $3 billion not to drill for oil in the pristine Yasuni rainforest preserve at the Amazonian region. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
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In this picture taken Friday Aug. 16, 2013, people ride on a carousel during sunset in Rudolstadt, Germany. (AP Photo/dpa,Michael Reichel)

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A woman opens a window in a house as the top of an ancient building in the Roman Agora is seen in the foreground and the 5th century BC Erechtheion temple appears behind on the Acropolis, in Athensm Friday, Aug. 23 2013. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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Firefighter John Federspiel, left, accepts a cash donation from a man stopped at a stop light in his tractor-trailer at the intersection of Jefferson Boulevard and Ardmore Avenue, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 in Fort Wayne, Ind. Federspiel and his fellow firefighters from Station 7 collected donations for the annual "Fill the Boot" drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. (AP Photo/The Journal-Gazette, Chad Ryan) NEWS-SENTINEL OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT; NO SALES; MAGS OUT

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A worker cut tofu at a small factory in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

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A man walking along the street watches as trainees go through decontamination after clearing a mock meth lab at the Surfside Beach fire station, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Police and fire fighters from Surfside Beach, Myrtle Beach and the Nashville Metro PD took part in a 40-hour training class lead by Jake Kelton of MERIT Training Programs on safely and effectively processing a meth lab. (AP Photo/The Sun News, Charles Slate)

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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Bradley Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. Manning plans to live as a woman named Chelsea and wants to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible, the soldier said Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, a day after he was sentenced to 35 years in prison for sending classified material to WikiLeaks. (AP Photo/U.S. Army, File)
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John Philip Galvan of France photographs the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in Washington. President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at a ceremony next week on the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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A member of the Detroit Pistons Flight Crew dunks a ball into the hoop during the Back to the Bricks week-long car show on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in downtown Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/MLive.com-The Flint Journal, Jake May)

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Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi hold posters showing victims of a military crackdown on their protest camp during a march in old Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Arabic reads, "no for treachery", "no for military coup" and "martyrs of republican guard massacre ." Egyptian security and military forces deployed Friday around Cairo, closing off traffic in some major thoroughfares and in the city center ahead of protests by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. The rallies are a test of whether Morsi's supporters can keep up their pressure despite an intensive security crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood, from which he hails. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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Khadija el-Shater, ther daughter of Muslim Brotherhood deputy leader Khairat el-Shater, talks to the media in front of Torah Prison in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak, wearing a white shirt and loafers while flashing a smile, was released from prison Thursday and transported to a military hospital in a Cairo suburb where he will be held under house arrest. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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Syrian refugees stand in a queue to receive free food at Kawergost refugee camp in Irbil, 217 miles (350 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Around 34,000 Syrians, the vast majority of them Kurds, have fled the region over a five-day stretch and crossed the border to the self-ruled Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

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Syrians shop at the popular Hamidiyeh old market, in Damascus, Syria, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. President Bashar Assad's forces pressed on with a military offensive in eastern Damascus on Thursday, bombing rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said a chemical weapons attack the day before killed over 100 people. The government has denied allegations it used chemical weapons in artillery barrages on the area known as eastern Ghouta on Wednesday as "absolutely baseless." (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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A jewelry seller displays Yemeni Bedouin necklaces for customers in his tent during the opening ceremony of Sanaa Summer Festival in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. The festival offers tourist activities, art exhibits and cultural events aimed at stimulating domestic tourism in Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR NINTENDO - In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Luigi high fives Gustavo Maldonado of Caracas, Venezuela on board the Luigi-themed Chicago 'L' Train, at the Clark/Lake Station in Chicago on Aug. 12, 2013. The train's interior and exterior are wrapped now through Sept. 8 in celebration of the Year of Luigi and New Super Luigi U, which launches as a packaged game for Wii U on Aug. 25, 2013. (Photo by Peter Barreras/Invision for Nintendo/AP Images)
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In this Thursday Aug. 15, 2013 photo, Asmatullah Muawiya, head of the Talibans faction of fighters from central Punjab province, listens to reporters at an undisclosed place in Pakistani tribal region of Waziristan. A senior Pakistani Taliban commander welcomed the governments recent offer to hold peace talks Thursday, raising the possibility the militant group has changed its stance after shunning negotiations earlier this year. (AP Photo/Ishtiaq Mahsud)
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Theo Urban, 8, from O'Hara Twp., Pa., photographs the Corpse Flower blooming at Phipps Conservatory in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, Pa., Tuesday Aug. 20, 2013. Named Romero - after George Romero - it blooms for about 48 hours and when it blooms, it exerts a very strong odor, like rotting flesh. (AP Photo/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, John Heller) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MONESSEN OUT; KITTANNING OUT; CONNELLSVILLE OUT; GREENSBURG OUT; TARENTUM OUT; NORTH HILLS NEWS RECORD OUT; BUTLER OUT
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A performer spits fire during summer festivities in Alcochete, near Lisbon, Portugal, Tuesday night, Aug. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

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An Afghan National Army walks on Nader Khan Hill in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug, 19, 2013. Afghan officials mark the countrys 94th independence day from Britain with a small military parade and folk festivals in the capital. (AP photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

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An empty beach chair and umbrella sits on Hollywood Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 as afternoon thunderstorms begin to build. Wednesday's weather forecast calls for a high of 90 degrees with 72 percent humidity and a 40 percent chance of rain, most likely in the form of afternoon thunderstorms. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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A Pakistani woman casts her vote as represents of candidates look on, during elections in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Pakistani authorities decided to deploy army troops to sensitive areas during the re-elections in constituencies vacated by parliamentarian elected on multiple seats, to avert any attempt of terrorism and violence. (AP Photo/B.K. Banagsh)
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Rev. Bobby Turner or Columbus, Ohio, places his hand on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in Washington. President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at a ceremony on the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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A cyclist gestures to another one ahead while riding along the Tagus river bank in Lisbon as the moon rises in the background at sundown Tuesday, Aug. 20 2013. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

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In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, hotels and apartment buildings line Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, The Brazilian government is concerned that some hotels listed on FIFA's website for the 2014 World Cup plan to overcharge during the tournament. Brazil's tourism board has notified the justice ministry after one of its studies showed that rates will be up to 500 percent more expensive during the World Cup in some hotels from the agency MATCH Services, which is listed on FIFA's website. The board says "it's probable that MATCH is exercising intermediation fees that are a lot higher than usually exercised in the tourism market." MATCH denied any wrongdoing on Saturday, Aug. 17, saying it "provides a totally transparent price structure." (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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A Cambodian farmer on an ox-cart heads to a rice field for work at Krang Tnung village on the outskirt of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, early Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

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Cory McFarlane of Winnipeg checks out a giant inuksuk in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013., as the moon lights the evening sky. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2012 file photo, radio antennas are spread out on the terrain as part of one of the worlds largest astronomy projects, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chajnator in the Atacama desert in northern Chile. Workers at the world's largest radio telescope are staging a strike to demand a 15 percent salary increase and benefits to compensate for the high altitude and isolation they endure at their jobs. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz, File)
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A newly wed couple prepares for their wedding photo session in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi raise their hands and four fingers, as a symbol of the recent massacre in Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque on Aug. 14, during a march in font of Amr Ibn Al-As mosque in old Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Arabic reads, "God." Egyptian security and military forces deployed Friday around Cairo, closing off traffic in some major thoroughfares and in the city center ahead of protests by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. The rallies are a test of whether Morsi's supporters can keep up their pressure despite an intensive security crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood, from which he hails. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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A Syrian man waits for customers at the popular Hamidiyeh old market, in Damascus, Syria, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. President Bashar Assad's forces pressed on with a military offensive in eastern Damascus on Thursday, bombing rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said a chemical weapons attack the day before killed over 100 people. The government has denied allegations it used chemical weapons in artillery barrages on the area known as eastern Ghouta on Wednesday as "absolutely baseless." (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Lebanese citizens stand behind an anti-US banner attached to their damaged balcony, at the site of a car bomb in a predominantly Shiite area and stronghold of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Lebanese forensic experts collected evidence Friday at the scene of a massive explosion in a southern suburb of Beirut that killed dozens of people and wounded hundreds, the deadliest blast in the area in nearly three decades. The Arabic banner in the left reads, "Will not break." (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
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A pair of bison stand in tall grass after being released from a cattle carrier into a 900 acre fenced field on Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana Thursday Aug. 22, 2013. Bison from the Fort Peck Reservation were transferred to the Fort Belknap Reservation. (AP Photo/Havre Daily News, Lindsay Brown)

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KC competes in the The Chagrin Valley Classic Dog Show, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in Moreland Hills, Ohio. The show runs through Sunday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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A vendor pushes his cart full of chickens to the market in downtown Huancavelica, Peru, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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A Syrian refugee comforts her son inside her family's tent at Kawergost refugee camp in Irbil, 217 miles (350 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. An estimated 34,000 Syrians, the vast majority of them Kurds, are thought to have have fled the region over a five-day stretch and crossed the border to the self-ruled Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2012 file photo reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, towers overlooking a U.S. detention facility are silhouetted against a morning sunrise at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. Two U.S. federal agents on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, defended their interrogation of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of providing assistance to the Sept. 11 hijackers as a pretrial hearing resumed in the slowly unfolding war crimes proceedings for the five men charged in the attacks. (AP Photo/Toronto Star, Michelle Shephard, File)

Best Pix of The Week

From turmoil in Egypt and Syria to Colombia's national strike, here are some of the most arresting pictures from around the world in the last week. 

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