APTOPIX Police Shooting Missouri
Aug. 20, 2014. In this photo taken with a long exposure, protesters march in the street as lightning flashes in the distance in Ferguson, Mo.Jeff Roberson—AP
APTOPIX Police Shooting Missouri
Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic
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London Big Ben cleaning
BESTPIX - 32nd LEN European Swimming Championships 2014 - Day 3
Pope Francis celebrates a mass for peace and reconciliation
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A man is doused with milk and sprayed with mist after being hit by an eye irritant from security forces trying to disperse demonstrators protesting against the shooting of Brown in Ferguson
Men sleep covered with a mosquito net on a bridge above a train station outside Yangon
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A slipper lies near bloodstains on street after recent shelling in settlement of Makiivka, on outskirts of Donetsk
Athletes compete in women's 200m freestyle heat at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing
At Least 18 Killed In Hiroshima Landslides
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POPE FRANCIS BEATIFICATION OF 124 KOREAN MARTYRS IN SOUTH KOREA
APTOPIX Pakistan
Demonstrators march down West Florissant during a peaceful march in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown, near Ferguson, Missouri
APTOPIX Russia Ukraine
Supporter of Mohammad Tahir ul-Qadri sits on a tree while listening to his speech with others during the Revolution March in Islamabad
Camps for Yazidis in Turkey
Demonstraters during clashes with police that erupted folwoing a mostly peacful protest at 12:30 AM on Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 in Furguson, MO.
Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic
A PALESTINIAN BRIDE, WHO LOST HER HOME DURING FIGHTING BETWEEN HAMAS AND ISRAEL, POSES DURING HER WEDDING CEREMONY, ALONG WITH TWO OTHER COUPLES, AT A UN SCHOOL
*** BESTPIX *** Iraqis fleeing from IS assaults take shelter in Iraq's Dohuk city
JSDF soldier searches for survivors at dusk at a site where a landslide swept through a residential area at Asaminami ward in Hiroshima
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On patrol with St. Louis Police Tacital Team
Outrage In Missouri Town After Police Shooting Of 18-Yr-Old Man
On patrol with St. Louis Police Tacital Team
Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic
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Statewide Drought Takes Toll On California's Lake Oroville Water Level
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ISRAEL KILLS THREE TOP HAMAS COMMANDERS
Protests over Michael Brown shooting
Aug. 20, 2014. In this photo taken with a long exposure, protesters march in the street as lightning flashes in the dist
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Pictures of the Week: Aug. 15 - Aug. 22

Aug 22, 2014

From ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and the killing of Hamas leaders in Gaza to Pope Francis' visit to South Korea and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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