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Pictures of the Week: August 16 – August 23

From an execution by rifle in Somalia and the 2nd Asian Youth Games in China to an alleged nerve gas attack in Syria and the world's largest alphorn orchestra, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

From an execution by rifle in Somalia and the 2nd Asian Youth Games in China to an alleged nerve gas attack in Syria and the world’s largest alphorn orchestra, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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