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22 Of The Most Important Photos This Week

Here are the most moving, sorrowful, and beautiful pictures from the past week.

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Indian model Reshma Quereshi has make up applied before presenting Indian designer Archana Kochhar's Spring/Summer 2017 collections during New York Fashion Week in New York City.

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Fireworks explode during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Revelers participate in the annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, New York. More than a million people lined the streets for the Labor Day ritual.

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"Mutant" vehicles make their way through the Nevada desert as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gather for the 30th annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada.

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International Space Station crew members Jeff Williams of the U.S. (left) and Alexey Ovchinin (center) and Oleg Skripochka (right) of Russia, are seen inside the Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft capsule after landing near the town of Jezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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The Russian Soyuz TMA-19M space craft carrying crew members of the International Space Station makes its landing some 150 kilometers to the east of Jezkazgan.

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A 120-meter long wooden model of London's 17th-century skyline burns on the River Thames after it was set alight in a dramatic retelling of London's Great Fire.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with U.S. President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China.

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A group of Native Americans head to a rally at the State Capitol in Denver, Colorado, to protest in solidarity with members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota over the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The tribe argues that the pipeline, which crosses four states to move oil from North Dakota to Illinois, threatens water supplies and has already disrupted sacred sites.

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A pilgrim prays at Mount Al-Noor, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the Koran through Gabriel in the Hera cave, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca.

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A devotee carries an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Arabian Sea on the second day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India.

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A girl holds a rifle in front of women loyal to the Houthi movement taking part in a parade in Sanaa, Yemen.

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A fighter from the Jaish al-Islam (Islam Army) runs to avoid sniper fire, in the village of Tal al-Siwan area of the rebel-held stronghold of Douma, Syria.

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Downed trees and power lines block the road after Hurricane Hermine blows through Tallahassee, Florida.

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An official of the Korean Earthquake and Volcano Monitoring Division points at the epicenter of seismic waves in North Korea. South Korea's Yonhap news agency says Seoul believes North Korea has conducted its fifth nuclear test explosion.

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Coraliz Dones, age 34 and 9 months pregnant, who tested positive for Zika when she was 7 months pregnant, visits with a midwife at a natural birth clinic in Carolina, Puerto Rico. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has estimated that 25% of the Puerto Rico's population could have the Zika Virus by the end of mosquito season, and that up to 50 pregnant women each day are infected on the island.

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Actress and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie meets with Syrian children during a visit to a Syrian refugee camp in Azraq, Jordan. She is calling on the international community to end the protracted Syrian civil war and increase support for refugees across the region. Five years into the Syrian conflict, she said brutal violence rages while the UN Security Council remains divided on a political solution.

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A Pakistani breeder uses a crane to carry his cattle from a roof to the livestock market for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha in Karachi, Pakistan. Due to the crowded population, agricultural land scarcity and irregular urbanization in Karachi, many people keep their livestock on their roofs.

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Two men watch a wildfire from their swimming pool as it burns the nearby Benitachel village in eastern Spain. Spanish firefighters are still working to contain the fire that forced the evacuation of around 1,000 people.

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A man attempts to pull the neck off a dead goose while being repeatedly plunged into the water during Antzar Eguna (Day Of The Goose) in the Basque fishing town of Lekeitio, Spain. Geese are hung from a rope over the harbor as participants passing on a boat attempt to grab the animal and are plunged into the water until they pull off its neck.

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A mounted Kyrgyz berkutchi (eagle hunter) holds his bird, a golden eagle, during the 2016 World Nomad Games in the Kyrchin gorge, some 300 km from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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The 'Tribute in Light' rises from the Lower Manhattan skyline as seen from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade in New York City. The lights were being tested in advance of the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.