May 13, 2014. A man kisses his son who was rescued after an explosion in a coal mine in Manisa, Turkey.Bulent Kilic—AFP/Getty Images
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Miners on strike chant slogans as they march in Nkaneng township outside the Lonmin mine in Rustenburg
Circus Festival Held In Rio De Janeiro
A pro-Russian militant is reflected in a mirror as he adjusts his rifle, while others watch a Victory Day military parade in Moscow on the television, as they start their day in Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine.
Victory Day celebrations in Donetsk
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Prospectors work at an open-pit at the Ndassima gold mine, near Djoubissi north of Bambari
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Trails of headlamps are seen as runners make their way to the finish line during the XVII 101km competition on the outskirts of Montejaque
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An emergency vehicle makes is way past a rising moon as it travels along a burned-out hillside near San Marcos
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A prison crew battles a fire in an avocado grove outside Fallbrook, California
Men take part in Thai boxing training in Bangui
A man sits near graves during the funeral of a miner who died in a fire at a coal mine, in Soma
An Ukrainian soldier digs a trench outside Bylbasivka
National September 11 Memorial Museum
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May 13, 2014. A man kisses his son who was rescued after an explosion in a coal mine in Manisa, Turkey.
Bulent Kilic—AFP/Getty Images
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Pictures of the Week: May 9 - May 16

May 16, 2014

From the Turkish mining disaster to the conclusion of the world's largest elections in India, from the dedication of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum and the opening of the Cannes Film Festival, TIME presents the best photos of the week.

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