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Best Pix Of The Week
From the red carpet of Cannes Festival to the street of Rio de Janeiro, here are the most arresting photographs taken in the past seven days
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A boy dives out of the water at the Olympic open air public pool in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. An early summer day hits the German capital with temperatures up to about 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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The Opera House and Harbour Bridge is lit up with spectacular designs and colors during an annual Sydney Vivid Light and Music festival in Sydney, Australia, Friday, May 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)
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A dog sits on a table during a photo call for White God (Feher Isten) at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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A Thai soldier mans his machine gun atop a military vehicle outside the Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (CAPO) after soldiers were sent in to seize the center Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's army declared martial law in a surprise announcement in Bangkok before dawn on Tuesday, intensifying the turbulent nation's deepening political crisis. The military, however, denied a coup d'etat was underway. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
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Visitors view A Subtlety or the Marvelous Sugar Baby, by artist Kara Walker, on display inside the former Domino Sugar Refinery, located in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Four tons of sugar were used to create the 35-foot-high sphinx-like sculpture.The head of the large sculpture wears a kerchief and slightly exaggerated African features. Her breasts are exposed and her fists are thrust out, described by Walker as both submissive and domineering. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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Workers put the finishing touches to a COMAC ARJ21-700 at a final assembly and manufacturing center in Shanghai , China, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Chinas state-owned plane maker Comac said Wednesday they were ready to deliver their first regional airliner and were on track to deliver their greater distance-flying narrow-body airplane to customers in 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, Pool)
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Riot police use water cannon and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine disaster that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey, late Thursday, March 22, 2014. Two protesters were seriously injured during clashes.(AP Photo)
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A pro-government protester points at a soldier during a cleanup at a pro-government demonstration site on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand Friday, May 23, 2014. Thailand's ruling military on Friday summoned the entire ousted government and members of the politically influential family at the heart of the country's long-running conflict, a day after it seized control of this volatile Southeast Asian nation in a non-violent coup. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
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Riot police use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine accident that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo
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An ethnic Uighur child sits on a broken chair while Uighurs are offering their Friday prayer at a mosque in Urumqi, China's northwestern region of Xinjiang, Friday, May 23, 2014. A day after the attack in Xinjiang's capital of Urumqi, survivors told of their terror during the attack and said they no longer feel insulated from a long-simmering insurgency against Chinese rule, which has struck their city twice in recent weeks. While the perpetrators haven't been named, Chinese authorities have blamed recent attacks on radical separatists from the country's Muslim Uighur minority. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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A miner sits amid the rubble of makeshift homes destroyed by police as part of a government crackdown on the illegal mining camp in La Pampa in the Madre de Dios region of Peru, Friday, May 16, 2014. Madre de Dios state has an estimated 40,000 illegal miners, most of whom are poor migrants from the Andean highlands. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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Actress Eva Green poses for photographers for the screening of The Salvation at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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In this photo taken May 7, 2014, two Taylors checkerspot butterfies are shown on a prairie area used for live-fire exercises at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The Army has been working to boost the numbers of the federally listed endangered butterflies. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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Local citizens help a lady from fainting while attending a rally in protest against a shelling from Ukrainian government forces in the village of Semyonovka, near the major highway which links Kharkiv, outside Slovyansk, Ukraine, Thursday, May 22, 2014. Several trains carrying weapons and planeloads of troops have left regions near Ukraine as part of a massive military pullout, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday, even as fighting raged between pro-Russian insurgents and government forces in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
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A protestor braces as police fire a water cannon at demonstrators during clashes in Valparaiso, Chile, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Protesters believe the education reforms proposed Monday by President Michelle Bachelet are not enough. Bachelet proposed an end to state subsidies to for-profit schools. Still to come is a proposal that would make university education free in Chile. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
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Workers of the Ukrainian company Metinvest clear away debris in a government building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, Friday, May 16, 2014. Local patrols by steelworkers have forced pro-Russia insurgents to retreat from the government buildings they had seized in a major city in eastern Ukraine, giving residents hope that a wave of anarchy was over. Mariupol is the second-largest city in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region, one of two regions that declared independence Monday from the central government in Kiev. Citizen patrols began there earlier this week as Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine's richest man, urged steelworkers at his factories to help police restore order. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
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Children play soccer in the ruins of Paricatuba, near Manaus, Brazil, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Manaus is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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A sloth peeks out from behind a door on a floating house in the 'Lago do Janauari' near Manaus, Brazil, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Manaus is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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A ship carrying Chinese workers leaves Vung Ang port, Ha Tinh province, Vietnam Monday, May 19, 2014. Watched over by riot police, hundreds of Chinese workers left Vietnam on Monday on ships chartered by their government after deadly unrest broke out last week amid a dispute over sovereignty claims in the South China Sea. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)
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Police recruits from departments around New Jersey sit in the Ocean Grove Auditorium for the annual statewide law enforcement memorial service to remember those who lost their lives in the line of duty, in Neptune Township, N.J., Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The ceremony brings together the state's entire law enforcement community. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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Sugarloaf Mountain and the Guanabara Bay are seen in a blanket of early morning fog as the sun begins to rise in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, May 16, 2014. As opening day for the World Cup approaches, people continue to stage protests, some about the billions of dollars spent on the World Cup at a time of social hardship, but soccer is still a unifying force. The international soccer tournament will be the first in the South American nation since 1950. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Rachel Bennett, of Brooklyn, N.Y., left, and Tiffany Threadgould, of Philadelphia, Pa., right, leap into the air as a friend takes their photograph, while joining hands with Steve Vincenti of Miami, center, who is covered with plastic shopping bags, during the Hands across the Sand protest, Saturday, May 17, 2014 photo, in Miami Beach, Fla. The protest is part of simultaneous events happening globally to raise awareness of the need to end our dependence on fossil fuels and transition to clean energy. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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Sailors line the bow of the destroyer USS Cole as it glides past One World Trade Center and the lower Manhattan skyline, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 in New York. A slimmed down version of Fleet Week, the city's annual celebration of the sea and sailors, sails into town one year after federal budget cuts decimated the event. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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An anti-government demonstrator carries his belongings as he leaves a demonstration site in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, May 23, 2014, a day after soldiers staged a coup. Thailands ruling military made its first order of the day summoning members of the politically influential family to a meeting Friday morning, a day after it seized control of this volatile Southeast Asian nation in a bloodless coup. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
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Spanish bullfighter Antonio Nazare is tossed by a Los Chospes ranch fighting bull during a bullfight at Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Bullfighting is a tradition in Spain and the season runs from March to October. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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Yale student Zaina Zayyad of Chicago, participates in Class Day Exercises at Yale University, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in New Haven, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
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Workers with traditional bamboo hats pick weeds as the dark clouds gather in Yangon, Myanmar, Friday, May 23, 2014. Monsoon season, which stretches from mid-May until October, does little to interrupt daily life in Southeast Asia's poorest nation. People grab whatever they can - shower caps, plastic bags, broken open umbrellas - as they zigzag on crowded sidewalks and through flooded, traffic-clogged streets. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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People ride on tractor in a flooded street in Obrenovac, some 30 kilometers (18 miles) southwest of Belgrade, Serbia, Monday, May 19, 2014. Belgrade braced for a river surge Monday that threatened to inundate Serbia's main power plant and cause major power cuts in the crisis-stricken country as the Balkans struggle with the consequences of the worst flooding in southeastern Europe in more than a century. At least 35 people have died in Serbia and Bosnia in the five days of flooding caused by unprecedented torrential rain, laying waste to entire towns and villages and sending tens of thousands of people out of their homes, authorities said. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
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Firefighter Philip Pinal, of Cal-Fire Lions Valley, searches for burning embers in a devastated home after a wildfire Friday, May 16, 2014, in Carlsbad, Calif. Some evacuation orders were lifted early Friday in an area near the fiercest of several wildfires in San Diego County, as crews building containment lines around the blazes hoped cooler temperatures will help them make further progress. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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Shiite pilgrims pray at the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine during the preparations for the annual commemoration of the saint's death in the Shiite district of Kazimiyah in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, May 22, 2014. Shiite pilgrims are expected to converge on the shrine in northern Baghdad during their annual march to commemorate the eighth-century death of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim, a key Shiite saint. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
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A boy plays on a street decorated for the upcoming World Cup in Manaus, Brazil, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Manaus is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Steve Vincenti of Miami walks on the beach wearing 500 plastic shopping bags, protesting the use of disposable bags, during a Hands across the Sand event, part of simultaneous events happening globally to raise awareness of the need to end our dependence on fossil fuels and transition to clean energy. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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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, Saturday, May 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
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Bosnian workers inspect the damage on heavy machinery after devastating flooding at a coal mine in the village of Sikulje near the Bosnian town of Lukavac 140 km north of Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Thousands have been evacuated in Serbia and Bosnia as the emergency services fight with worst floods in a century.(AP Photo/Amel Emric)
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Residents try to excavate a car trapped in the mud caused by a landslide at the village of Topcic Polje, near the Bosnian town of Zenica, 90 kilometers north of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina Tuesday May 20, 2014. Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia have been hit by the worst flooding in more than 100 years, forcing half a million people out of their homes and leading to more than three dozen deaths. (AP Photo/Sulejman Omerbasic)
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A supporter of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos attends a campaign event in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 18, 2014. Santos, presidential candidate for the Social Party of National Unity, is seeking a second four-year term in the upcoming May 25 presidential election. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)
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With One World Trade Center in the background, the National 9/11 Flag is unfurled during a ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial in New York Wednesday, May 21, 2014. The ceremony Wednesday marked the opening of the National September 11 Memorial Museum. After the flag was refolded, firefighters marched it into the museum. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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Actress Jessica Chastain holds down her dress as she poses for photographers as she arrives for the screening of Foxcatcher at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
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A view through a sniper's rifle from a pro-Russian checkpoint blocking the major highway which links Kharkiv, outside Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, May 18, 2014. Lawmakers and officials from eastern Ukraine on Saturday poured criticism on the fledging central government, accusing it of ignoring legitimate grievances of the regions which have been overrun by pro-Russia militia fighting for independence.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
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Rafael Lopez holds up his carpet python during a demonstration by the owners of exotic pets outside the Capitol in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Exotic pet owners oppose proposed amendments to the "New Wildlife Act of Puerto Rico" law because it creates a list of "harmful and poisonous species" which would make it unlawful to continue to have their exotic pets at home. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)
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People watch as a goalkeeper fails to stop a penalty kick during a soccer tournament in Sao Pedro community, near Manaus, Brazil, Sunday, May 18, 2014. Manaus is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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A pro-Russian fighter takes a photo on his cell phone of a burning cafe after impact of a mortar bomb, during fighting between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian militants at a checkpoint near the major highway which links Kharkiv, outside Slovyansk, Ukraine, early Thursday, May 22, 2014. Three days before Ukraine holds a presidential vote, pro-Russia insurgents attacked a military checkpoint Thursday in eastern Ukraine, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 30 others in the deadliest raid yet in weeks of fighting. (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)
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Members of the press cast shadows on the tarmac as Marine One prepares to take off at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
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Performer Cheryl Cole poses for photographers as she arrives for the screening of Foxcatcher at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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Tourists watch the Slide Fire from a scenic overlook as it burns up Oak Creek Canyon nearby on Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Sedona, Ariz. The fire has burned approximately 4,800 acres. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
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A Ukrainian coal miner smiles, after finishing his shift at a coal mine outside Donetsk, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. While steel worker in Mariupol joined anti-separatist actions, miners refused to take part in a planned protest against the Donetsk People's Republic. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
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A woman holds a campaign poster promoting Democratic Center party presidential candidate Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, during a campaign rally in Villeta, Colombia, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Colombia will hold their presidential election on May 25. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
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A Ukrainian coal miner sits on a bus after finishing his shift at a coal mine outside Donetsk, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. While steel worker in Mariupol joined anti-separatist actions supported by the management of the plants, miners refused to take part in a planned protest against the Donetsk People's Republic. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
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Director Jean-Pierre Dardenne, right, and director Luc Dardenne, left, kiss actress Marion Cotillard as they pose for photographers during a photo call for Two Days, One Night (Deux jours, une nuit) at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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The sun sets behind Leonardo Daniel Martinez, 14, as he kicks a ball while playing with friends, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Tepexpan, Mexico. With the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil, children in Mexico are taking to dirt lots to play soccer in anticipation of the tournament. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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A man carrying a shovel pushes a bicycle after devastating floods in the town of Maglaj 140 kilometers North of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina on Monday May 19, 2014. At least 35 people have died in Serbia and Bosnia in the five days of flooding caused by unprecedented torrential rain, laying waste to entire towns and villages and sending tens of thousands of people out of their homes, authorities said. (AP Photo/Sulejman Omerbasic)
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Raquel de Cadiz Escudero, 30, and her mother in law, Carmen Escudero Garcia, 59, background, react, as they wait for the police to evict Raquel's family in Madrid, Spain, Monday, May 19, 2014. Raquel de Cadiz Escudero and her husband, Jose Garcia Escudero, 39 years old, have 5 children and they occupied a Banco Popular bank apartment over a year ago and they cannot afford to pay the rent with a low income of 600 euros ($823) a month. The apartment has been sold to an investor group that now demands the eviction of the family. The eviction was postponed for 9 days with the help of housing rights activists. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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A professional artisan of kabuki makeup paints a man's face with a pattern of makeup called "Kumadori" at an art event in Tokyo, Sunday, May 18, 2014. Red and black cosmetics are painted on the performers according to their role of play in kabuki story. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
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Army Col. Matthew Rasmussen, of the Army Military District of Washington, wipes tears from his eyes while visiting the grave of Army Staff Sgt. Richard Tieman, 28, of Waynesboro, Pa., as he and members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as The Old Guard, places flags at grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery as part of the annual "Flags-In" ceremony in preparation for Memorial Day, Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the cemetery in Arlington, Va. Tieman died May 18, 2010, in Kabul, Afghanistan of wounds suffered in a suicide car bombing. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
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A bra lays on the ground outside a bar after a government crackdown on the illegal mining camp in La Pampa in the Madre de Dios region of Peru, Friday, May 16, 2014. Illegal mining accounts for about 20 percent of Peru's gold exports, and most miners are poor migrants from the Andean highlands. The government started cracking down on illegal gold mining since a nationwide ban took effect April 19. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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Riot police use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine disaster that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, March 22, 2014. A protester was seriously injured during clashes.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
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A couple stands in a fountain, where people gathered to enjoy the warm weather in Mexico City, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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A Maccabi Tel Aviv's basketball supporter celebrates the teams victory in the European basketball championship in Rabin's square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, May 19, 2014. Tens of thousands of Maccabi Tel Aviv fans thronged a central square in Tel Aviv on Monday to celebrate the teams stunning victory in the European basketball championship, capping a national outpouring of joy that went far beyond the boundaries of sports. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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Pope Francis greets a group of representatives from various indigenous people as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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Sadhus, or Hindu holy men, read newspapers carrying headlines of the election victory of the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP), by the banks of the River Ganges in Varanasi, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Saturday, May 17, 2014. BJP leader Narendra Modi will be India's next prime minister, winning the most decisive victory the country has seen in more than a quarter century and sweeping the long-dominant Congress party from power, results showed Friday. (AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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Bosnian people walk on a broken road after a landslide which swept away eight houses near Kalesija, Bosnia, 150 kms north of Sarajevo, Sunday May 18, 2014. Packed into buses, boats and helicopters, carrying nothing but a handful of belongings, tens of thousands fled their homes in Bosnia and Serbia, seeking to escape the worst flooding in a century. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
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In this May 17, 2014 photo, an Aymara woman dances in a ballroom of one of the newfangled mini-mansions rising up in El Alto, Bolivia. They attest to a new class of indigenous nouveau riche, many of them merchants who converted street stalls into fortunes. Owners often sink a million dollars into the opulent edifices. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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A boy holds a candle during a vigil for peace called by the Social Party of National Unity, that supports the re-election of President Juan Manuel Santos, in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, May 22, 2014. Colombia will hold presidential elections on May 25. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)
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An Ukrainian coal miner waits for a bus after finishing his shift at a coal mine outside Donetsk, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. While steel workers in Mariupol joined anti-separatist actions supported by the management of the plants, miners refused to take part in a planned protest against the Donetsk People's Republic. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
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A dog called Denise jumps through the water as it chases a ball in a lake in Duisburg, Germany, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Temperatures in Germany reached 29 Celcius (84F), the hottest day of the year so far. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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Pope Francis lifts the Gospel book during the opening session of the Italian Episcopal Conference's meeting at the Vatican, Monday, May 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)
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Biologist Rodrigo Cerqueira holds an armadillo, named Ana Botafogo in honor of the Brazilian dancer, at the Rio Zoo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. The three-banded armadillo is in danger of extinction, largely because of deforestation and hunting in its habitat in the shrub lands of northeastern Brazil. Those risks in large part are why the armadillo was chosen as the World Cup mascot. Another is that when it's frightened, it rolls up into a ball small enough to fit into one hand, looking like a tan soccer ball. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Visitors look at a woodland exhibit 'Beauty Sleeping' at the Chelsea Flower Show in London, Monday, May 19, 2014. The exhibit highlights the urgent call to help save the country's ancient woodland. The Chelsea Flower show is a garden show held annually in May by the Royal Horticultural Society. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
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Passengers on a bus stuck in the middle of a protest look on as Members of the Homeless Workers Movement march against money spent on the World Cup preparations in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, May 22, 2014. The upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup starts on 12 June. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch Party for Freedom, poses for a selfie with supporters as his bodyguard stand watch after casting his vote at a polling station in a school in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, May 22, 2014. Prominent Euroskeptic Wilders said he hopes for a higher-than-usual turnout in the Netherlands. From May 22-25, hundreds of millions of people from the European Union's 28 member countries will vote for members of the European Parliament, one of the EU's two legislative bodies. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
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A small monkey sits atop the head of a woman in the Tatuyo indigenous community near Manaus, Brazil, Monday, May 19, 2014. Manaus is one of the host cities for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Police helicopter hovers in front of the National Stadium during a practice for security operations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, May 22, 2014. The football stadium is a multi-purpose arena that will host games during the 2014 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament that starts in June. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
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Two Northrop F-5E Tiger II airplanes of the Swiss Patrol fly close together during an aerobatic performance at the ILA Berlin Air Show in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The Berlin Air Show takes place from May 20 until May 25, 2014 . (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
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A couple sticks their heads out of holes while taking a photograph at a public park in Tokyo, Monday, May 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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Background from left, Lom-Ali Gaitukayev, Ibragim Makhmudov, center, and Sergey Hadjikurbanov, accused of the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, await the judge's verdict in a glass cage, at the Moscow City Court, Russia, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. A Moscow court has convicted five men of involvement in the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, three of whom were acquitted in a previous trial. Tuesday's jury verdict found that Rustam Makhmudov was the gunman who shot Politkovskaya in the elevator of her Moscow apartment building in 2006 and that four others his two brothers, their uncle and a former policeman were accomplices. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
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Actress Berenice Bejo, left, and actor Abdul Khalim Mamatsueiv pose for photographers during a photo call for The Search at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
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One of four turboprops are seen during a public tour the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's WP-3D Orion turboprop 'Hurricane Hunter' at New Orleans Lakefront Airport, Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in New Orleans. The aircraft is used by scientists on research missions to study various elements of a hurricane, flying through the eye of the storm several times each flight. The plane is also visiting Corpus Christi, Texas, Houston, Tallahassee, Fla. and Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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In this photo taken on Monday, May 19, 2014. Martha Mark, the mother of kidnapped school girl Monica Mark cries as she display her photo, in the family house, in Chibok, Nigeria. More than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped from a school in Chibok in Nigeria's north-eastern state of Borno on April 14. Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the act. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
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World Cup items are on display for sale at a store in the Saara Shopping District of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, May 22, 2014. The upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup starts on 12 June. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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A woman makes a tower using ice from an overnight hailstorm in the Aclimacao neighborhood of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, May 19, 2014. Some told local media their children hadnt seen hail or played with ice. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)
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Best Pix Of The Week

From the red carpet of Cannes Festival to the street of Rio de Janeiro, here are the most arresting photographs taken in the past seven days

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