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Kurdish refugee boy from the Syrian town of Kobani holds onto a fence that surrounds a refugee camp in the border town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province
Nov. 3, 2014. A Kurdish refugee boy from the Syrian town of Kobani holds onto a fence that surrounds a refugee camp in Suruc, Sanliurfa Province, Turkey.YANNIS BEHRAKIS—REUTERS
Kurdish refugee boy from the Syrian town of Kobani holds onto a fence that surrounds a refugee camp in the border town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province
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Nov. 3, 2014. A Kurdish refugee boy from the Syrian town of Kobani holds onto a fence that surrounds a refugee camp in S
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Pictures of the Week: Oct. 31 – Nov. 7

Nov 06, 2014

From Republican wins in the midterm elections and the 1-year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, to U.S. troops returning home from Afghanistan and a giant "fallstreak" hole in the sky over Australia, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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