Sept. 1, 2013. Storks fly over the border between Turkey and Syria, as they prepare to migrate in Hatay.Bulent Kilic—AFP/Getty Images
A Free Syrian Army fighter takes a rest in a safe house beside the Canadian Hospital in Aleppo
Jewish worshippers pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City
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Boy stretches as he exercises at a fitness center in Sanaa
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Six people tattoo one women simultaneously in Manado
A family walks through a cemetery in Kabul
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APTOPIX Mideast Egypt
India Kashmir Fighting
A Palestinian protester uses a metal rod at the controversial Israeli barrier during clashes with Israeli border policemen after a protest in Bilin
Palestinians show support for Syrian opposition
Portugal Fires
The Annual Cowal Highland Games
APTOPIX India Monsoon Flooding
Johascara performs at the family-owned circus Clavito in `
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Tension Rises In Israel Amid International Talks Of Military Intervension In Syria
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People swim and dive in the Black Sea at the south Russian coastal resort of Sochi
100 Horsemen take to The Streets Of Tarifa
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Bahrain: funeral march of Martyr Sadiq Sabt
Horse race in Gaza Strip
A horse stands near a water reservoir in the Golan Heights
Marquez, carries cross during peace march, as he walks along Winston Churchill Avenue after entering the British territory of Gibraltar
APTOPIX Afghanistan
Smoke rises from burning NATO supply trucks after a Taliban attack at Torkham district
Free Syrian Army fighters call out to forces loyal to Syria's President Assad urging them to defect as another fighter stands guard in the old city of Aleppo
A Free Syrian Army fighter takes up a position on the stairs of a building in the old city of Aleppo
A Congolese soldier guards suspected rebels arrested during an operation against M23 rebels in Goma
Shuttlecocks are scattered inside a damaged gymnasium at Hokuyo junior high school after what seemed to be a tornado in Koshigaya
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A man jumps over a water stream on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai
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Child Shot in Head
Gareth Bale Officially Unveiled At Real Madrid
Horse race in Gaza City
The remains removed from the cemetery at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys waits to be loaded for transportation in Marianna
Labourers work at a coal dump site outside Kabul
APTOPIX Mideast Lebanon
Chile: Greenpeace Protest To Demand Protection Of The Arctic
Female Jewish worshippers pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City
Afghan children climb onto a fence while playing as they sell tea in Kabul
APTOPIX India Kathakali
Detroit Struggles To Re-Build A Bankrupt City Amidst Poverty And Blight
Sweden: President Barack Obama visits Stockholm
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New Stalin monument in Telavi paint bombed
A worker sprays paint on the beak of the "Rubber Duck" in New Taipei City
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Palestinian children catch migrant quails with a net
Orthodox Christian worshippers gather before the start of a procession outside Jerusalem's Old City
Vujicic, an Australian motivational speaker who was born without limbs, swims with sharks at the Marine Life Park in Singapore
The early morning sun hits The Shard building as fog clears over  London
U.S. President Obama walks into Konstantin Palace after shaking hands with Russia's President Putin during arrivals for the G20 summit in St. Petersburg
US President Obama listens to Russian President Putin during the start of the G20 Working Session in St. Petersburg
Police officer inspects the damaged windshield of a police bus after clashes between police and rubber farmers in Bangsaphan
A remote-controlled helicopter camera flies above an inflated Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floating on a lake at the 9th China International Garden Expo in Beijing
Sept. 1, 2013. Storks fly over the border between Turkey and Syria, as they prepare to migrate in Hatay.
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Pictures of the Week: August 29 - September 6

Sep 06, 2013

From divides over American military strikes on Syria and wildfires in Yosemite National Park to the world's first 100 million Euro soccer player and a limbless motivational speaker swimming with sharks, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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