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37 Amazing Images You Should See This Week

This week in news: volcanoes, horrific shootings, protests, and the confirmation that Ebola has made it to New York City. Here are some of the best images from this week you'll see, captured by some of the world's hardest-working photojournalists.

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A French-made "Long Ma," a mechanical dragon-horse, spews fire during a performance between the Bird's Nest National Stadium and Water Cube (at rear) in Beijing on Oct. 19.


Nigerian students from Powa International Childrens School wash their hands as part of the 2014 Hand Washing Day Ebola sensitization campaign in Abuja, Nigeria, on Oct. 15.

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A man watches the Syrian town of Kobani through a sniper rifle binocular from near the Mursitpinar border crossing, on the Turkish–Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc, Oct. 19, in Sanliurfa, Turkey.

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A Kurdish refugee mother and son from the Syrian town of Kobani walk beside their tent in a camp in the southeastern town of Suruc on the Turkish–Syrian border on Oct. 19 in Sanliurfa, Turkey.

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An explosion rocks Syrian city of Kobane during a reported suicide car bomb attack by ISIS militants on a People's Protection Unit (YPG) position in the city center of Kobani, as seen from the outskirts of Suruc on Oct. 20.

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An injured child receives medical treatment at a field hospital after what activists say were airstrikes by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces in the Duma neighborhood of Damascus on Oct. 20.

Sergey Dolzhenko / EPA

Activists and supporters of Ukrainian nationalists, Right Sector party members, and servicemen of battalion Azov, which take place in the conflict at eastern Ukraine, hold flags as they march during a rally in Kiev, Ukraine, on Oct. 14.

Julian Finney / Getty Images

Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in action in her match against Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic during day two of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals tennis at the Singapore Sports Hub on Oct. 21 in Singapore.

Doug Pensinger / Getty Images

A digital display commemorates the NFL record 509th career passing touchdown by quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of a game between the Denver Broncos and the San Francisco 49ers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Oct. 19 in Denver, Colorado.

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Living history enthusiast Chris Barker wears World War I period military uniform as he visits the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Y-Farm Cemetery on Oct. 22 in Bois-Grenier, France.

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Cattle keepers from the Dinka tribe perform a traditional dance after a prayer session for peace and good health along the route to Rajaf Payam outside the capital Juba, South Sudan, Oct. 18.

Mike Segar / Reuters

Lauren Pallody (bottom) and Bassam Kubba (top) practice "Acro-yoga," a mixture of yoga and acrobatics on a subway platform at 42nd Street beneath Grand Central station in New York City, Oct. 23.

Georg Hochmuth / EPA

Workers adjust the painting "Prince Baltasar Carlos on Horseback" by Spanish artist Diego Velazquez during the final preparations for the exhibition "Velazquez" at the Museum of Art History Vienna (Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien) in Vienna, Austria, Oct. 20.

Alexandros Avramidis / Reuter

People stand around "Umbrellas," the sculpture by Giorgos Zogolopoulos, as it is illuminated in pink light to mark the Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Thessaloniki in northern Greece, Oct. 21.

Mohammed Salem / Reuters

A Palestinian boy looks at statues by Palestinian artist Eyad Sabbah, that are made of fiberglass and covered with clay, which are depictions for the Palestinians who fled their houses from Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, in the east of Gaza City Oct. 21.

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Students from St. Andrew's University indulge in a tradition of covering themselves with foam to honor the "academic family" on Oct. 20 in St. Andrews, Scotland.


Interior Ministry members detain artist Pyotr Pavlensky after he cut off a part of his earlobe while sitting on the wall enclosing the Serbsky State Scientific Center for Social and Forensic Psychiatry during his protest action titled "Segregation" in Moscow Oct. 19.

Ahmad Masood / Reuters

Widows, who have been abandoned by their families, light sparklers after offering prayers on the banks of the river Yamuna as part of Diwali celebrations organised by nongovernmental organization Sulabh International in Vrindavan, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Oct. 21.

Siphiwe Sibeko / Reuters

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius (center) enters a police van after his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria Oct. 21.

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A newspaper vendor holds up a copy of the New York Post in front of the entrance to New York's Bellevue Hospital on Oct. 24, the morning after it was confirmed that Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, who recently returned to New York from West Africa tested positive for Ebola.

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A giant Canadian flag is displayed in a moment of silence for the Ottawa shooting tragedy before the game between the Calgary Flames and the Carolina Hurricanes at Scotiabank Saddledome on Oct. 23 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


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