Palestinian protesters hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Betunia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah
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Oct. 11, 2013. Palestinian protesters hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Betunia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah.Mohamad Totokman—Reuters
Palestinian protesters hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Betunia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah
Owners Show Their Dogs In The World Team Dog Grooming Championships
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Syria's soccer squad warm up during training at Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore
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El Pilar bullfighting Fair
A man walks through the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol during the partial government shutdown in Washington
Banksy Day 11 of New York 'Residency' - Brooklyn
Day turns into night at the Great Jack 'O Lantern Blaze at Van Cortlandt Manor
Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbour
Typhoon Nari strenghtened as it moves toward Philippine area
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Muslim pilgrims pray atop Mount Thor in the holy city of Mecca ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage
Brazil's Growth Pushes Urbanization Rate Towards 90 Percent
Professional female triathletes swim during the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Maltese Armed Forces bring in 147 survivors of Lampedusa tragedy
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Gay rights activists kiss as they are detained by police officers during a gay rights protest in St. Petersburg
Slackliners in Budapest
A girl looks out from the window of a bus travelling towards a relief camp in Donkuru
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Cadets of the Syrian police college demonstrate going through an obstacle course during a graduation ceremony for a new batch of police cadets
Pakistan Daily Life
Fishermen and a woman walk amidst debris of damaged houses after Cyclone Phailin hit Puri
Employees work inside a beer factory in Shenyang
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Jews pray at Rachels Tomb in Bethlehem on anniversary of matriarchs death
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APTOPIX Mideast Saudi Hajj
APTOPIX Singapore Fide Fashion Week
Mideast Saudi Arabia Hajj
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Thania Sayne
New recruits of the Chinese People's Liberation Army take part in training to adjust their standing postures in Hangzhou
Christian Worshippers Baptised In The Jordan River
Voters, Candidates Go To The Polls In Special Senate Election In New Jersey
APTOPIX Pakistan Eid Al Adha
A dog chases a mock intruder during a function to celebrate the 29th Raising Day of Indian NSG in Manesar
Artist performes at the end of  Pope Francis Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican
APTOPIX Shutdown Government Reopens
A Free Syrian Army fighter fire an anti-tank missile towards what the FSA said were locations controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the eastern Hama countryside
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Brazilian dancer Marcos Abranches, who has cerebral palsy, performs a piece called ìBody on Canvasî based on the work of the Irish painter Francis Bacon at Sergio Cardoso Theatre in Sao Paulo
Mosaic Image of Saturn
Oct. 11, 2013. Palestinian protesters hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Betunia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Mohamad Totokman—Reuters
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Pictures of the Week: October 11 - October 18

Oct 18, 2013

From the last days of the government shutdown and the Muslim holy festival Eid al-Adha to Banksy's continuing "residency" in the streets of New York and ecological reptile wrestling, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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