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The week in images
Here are the most arresting images taken in the past seven days.
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Tennis player Roberta Vinci of Italy, participant of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy-2017 tennis tournament, winner of the Petersburg Ladies Trophy-2016, makes a midday cannon shot in the Saint Peter and Paul Fortress in St.Petersburg, Russia

(AP)

Waves hit a train during heavy seas and high winds in Dawlish in south west Britain.

(Reuters)

Chile, a wildfire approaches Chile's Dichato community where firefighters are working to keep the flames away from the estimated 800 homes.

(AP)

Snow falls as a jogger, framed by the Brooklyn Bridge, runs underneath the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Drive overpass.

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A rainbow is seen over the Israeli settler outpost of Amona in the occupied West Bank.

(Reuters)

People gather to pray in baggage claim during a protest against the travel ban imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order, at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Dallas, Texas.

(Reuters)

Belgians Florence Lutje Spelberg and Nicolas Mouchart drink champagne while sitting inside "The Pearl", a spheric dining room placed 5 metres underwater in the NEMO33 diving center, one of the world's deepest pools

(Reuters)

A flower shoots through a landscape razed by wildfires in Chile's Cauquenes community. The national forestry agency says Chile's raging wildfires have destroyed nearly 904,000 acres (366,000 hectares)

(AP)

An Afghan refugee youth washes himself in a hole in the ground outside an old train carriage where he and other migrants took refuge in Belgrade, Serbia.

(AP)

A couple watch the waves breaking in Nazare, Portugal, strong winds and waves up to 14 meters (47 feet) high were expected along the Portuguese coast .

(AP)

A woman releases a small boat as an offering for the African sea goddess Yemanja, at a beach in Montevideo, Uruguay

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Tanks are seen in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka.

(Reuters)

A woman feeds pigeons in front of an Orthodox cathedral on a sunny day in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

(Reuters)

Police officers patrol at the pyramid outside the Louvre museum in Paris, police say a soldier has opened fire outside the Louvre Museum after he was attacked by someone, and the area is being evacuated.

(AP)

Groundhog Club handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 131st celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.

(AP)

The week in images

Here are the most arresting images taken in the past seven days.

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