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October 5, 2011. A portrait of Kim Il Sung, founder of the communist regime in North Korea, beams from a government building at 6 a.m. in the pariah state’s capital, Pyongyang. Soon the entire city would be awakened by propaganda songs blaring from the loudspeakers.Damir Sagoli—Reuters
October 5, 2011. A portrait of Kim Il Sung, founder of the communist regime in North Korea, beams from a government building at 6 a.m. in the pariah state’s capital, Pyongyang. Soo
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The Best Pictures of the Week, October 7 - October 14

From flooding in Bangkok and the baseball playoffs to Cairo's deadly clashes and the Liberian-flagged Rena cargo ship grounded off New Zealand's coast, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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