Aug. 8, 2014. Syrian refugee boys have a swim in the Bosphorus on at Kabatas in Istanbul, Turkey.
Aug. 8, 2014. Syrian refugee boys have a swim in the Bosphorus on at Kabatas in Istanbul, Turkey.Bulent Kilic—AFP/Getty Images
Aug. 8, 2014. Syrian refugee boys have a swim in the Bosphorus on at Kabatas in Istanbul, Turkey.
Aug. 8, 2014. Soldiers stand guard at a roadblock outside Kenema, Sierra Leone.
Aug. 8, 2014. Palestinians attend Friday noon prayers in the shadow of a toppled minaret at a mosque in Gaza City.
Aug. 8, 2014. A street dog sleeps beside a homeless man in Jammu, India.
Aug. 8, 2014. Balloonists prepare their hot air balloon in Aston Court for a mass ascent on the first full day of the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta in Bristol, England.
Aug. 8, 2014. Balloons rise into the sky at the International Balloon Fiesta near Bristol in western England.
Aug. 8, 2014. The cast of the West End Beatles musical show "Let it Be" pose for photographers by attempting to recreate the cover photograph of the Beatles album "Abbey Road" on the zebra crossing on Abbey Road in London.
Aug. 8, 2014. Ryan Palmer's golf tee flies through the rain soaked grass on the 12th hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.
Aug. 8, 2014. A poster of Prime Minister and presidential candidate in Turkeyís Aug. 10 presidential election, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seen through the broken glass of a nearby shop in downtown Istanbul, Turkey.
Aug. 9, 2014. Smoke rises after the impact of an airstrike in the Ansar neighbourhood in Gaza City.
Aug. 9 2014. Palestinians look on during ongoing rescue works to retrieve bodies buried under the Al-Qassam mosque following an overnight airstrike in Nuseirat, central Gaza Strip.
Aug. 9, 2014. Palestinians remove rubble in Martyr Imam Hassan al-banna mosque in Zeitoun neighborhood in Gaza City, following an overnight airstrike.
Aug. 9, 2014 A fisherman protect himself from a rain on the Galata bridge during a rainy morning on in Istanbul.
Aug. 9, 2014. The moon is seen in the background as people ride upside down at the Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis, Wisconsin.
Aug. 9, 2014. A reveler is covered in coloured powder, during a Monsoon Holi Festival in Madrid, Spain.
Aug. 9, 2014. Students of Shaolin Tagou Martial Arts School participate in a rehearsal for a stunt performance, which is part of the opening ceremony of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, at a stadium in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China.
Aug. 10, 2014. Nancy, a 3 year old female Old English Sheepdog is prepped for the official winning photo by her handler Elisabeth Antl, top, from Austria, and an assistant, after winning Best of Breed during the 2014 World Dog Show, in Helsinki, Finland.
Aug. 10, 2014. Spectators watch as a diver Sali Riza Grancina performs the winning jump from the Ura e Shenjte bridge during the traditional annual high diving competition, near the town of Gjakova, Kosovo.
Aug. 9, 2014. An Israeli soldier looks at the Gaza Strip through a monocular on the Israeli border.
Aug. 10, 2014. Giant panda "Ju Xiao" holds a panda cub in her arms in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China.
Displaced people from minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to Islamic State in Sinjar town, walk towards Syrian border, on outskirts of Sinjar mountain
Aug. 10, 2014. Two Palestinian fishermen paddle their small boat a few hundred yards off the beach in Gaza City while casting their nets in search of small fish.
Aug. 10, 2014. A Guardiola Fantoni ranch fighting bull runs while a spectator uses a Spanish fan to cover herself from the harsh sun during a bullfight at Las Ventas bullring, in Madrid, Spain.
Aug. 10, 2014. Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds up the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in Louisville, Ky.
Aug. 10, 2014. Fireworks streak past in front of the supermoon outside the town of Mosta, celebrating the feast of its patron saint, in central Malta.
Aug.10, 2014. Indian residents hold cremations for the dead along a roadside following heavy flooding at Daraganj ghat near Sangam in Allahabad.
Derek, Syria. August 10, 2014.Yazidi women and children from Sinjar, Iraq, rest at a makeshift camp on the outskirts of Derek, a Kurdish-controlled town in Syria that is located at the foot of the Sinjar Mountains along the border between Iraq and Syria.Thousands of Yazidi families have fled their villages in the Sinjar region of northern Iraq and sought refugee in the nearby mountains as ISIS militants moved into their area. The only way for this families to reach the safety of Kurdish-controlled northern Iraq is through a safe corridor in Syria that is controlled by Syrian-Kurdish militias.(Photo by Moises Saman/MAGNUM)
Crisis iAug. 10, 2014. An Ukrainian soldier takes cover after firing a mortar during fighting against militants, close to Ilovaysk town, near of Donetsk, Ukraine, n Ukraine
Aug. 10, 2014. Lisa Soroka, 80, who lost a grandson to a rocket attack, is treated for injuries after heavy shelling in the morning near the city's airport, in Donetsk, Ukraine.
Aug. 11, 2014. A man backs away as law enforcement officials close in on him and eventually detain him during protests over the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager killed by a police officer, in Ferguson, Mo.
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Aug. 11, 2014. Aereal view of Niteroi area at the Guanabara bay, which surrounds the north and south part of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Aug. 11, 2014. A Palestinian woman stands in the rubble of her destroyed home in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighborhood.
Aug. 11, 2014. A Palestinian looks at the heavy destruction in Al Shaaf neighborhood in Gaza City.
Aug. 11, 2014. A woman looks towards dark clouds over the Houses of Parliament in central London.
Aug. 11, 2014. A Palestinian mourner weeps at the family house of Ehsan al-Agha, who was killed in an Israeli strike Sunday, as his body is carried away during the funeral, in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.
Aug. 12, 2014. A wounded man is carried away from an Iraqi air force helicopter that crashed shortly after takeoff during a rescue mission. Sinjar Mountains, Iraq.
Aug. 12, 2014. Survivors of the Sinjar crash, including Yezidis and Kurdish and Iraqi military personnel, are loaded onto a second rescue helicopter bound for Kurdish territory. The pilot killed in the crash lies under the wounded.
Aug. 12, 2014. A giant cross is seen as labourers work to assemble a stage in front of Gwanghwamun, main gate of the royal Gyeongbok Palace, ahead of Pope Francis' visit in central Seoul.
Aug.t 12, 2014. Vehicles sit submerged in water along I-75, in Royal Oak, Michigan.
Villagers Offer Up Gifts To Volcano As Part Of Yadnya Kasada Festival
Aug. 12, 2014. Indonesian villagers walk to the crater during the Kasodo ceremony at Mount Bromo, Probolinggo, Indonesia.
Aug. 12, 2014. Flowers are seen on the late Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.
Aug. 13, 2014. Tide spectators react to a high wave hitting the bank of Qiantang River in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.
Aug. 13, 2014. Mihai Donisan from Romania competes in the men's High Jump qualifying event during the European Athletics Championships 2014 in the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich, Switzerland.
Aug. 13, 2014.The derailed passenger train composition of the Rhaetische Bahn, near Tiefencastel, Switzerland.
Aug. 13, 2014. A general view of rescue workers during search and rescue operations at a quarry in the area of Catequilla, Ecuador, where a landslide occured on 12 August due to a 5.1 magnitude earthquake registered in the north of the city of Quito.
Aug. 13, 2014. Flowers are thrown in the air as the Image of Our Lady of Fatima is carried over at the Fatima Sanctuary during the pilgrimage at Fatima Sanctuary, in Fatima, Portugal.
Aug. 13, 2014. Spanish Guardia Civil watch as would be immigrants from Africa sit atop a wire-meche fence after scrambling over two other border barriers on Spain's tiny north African enclave of Melilla.
Aug. 13, 2014. A protester takes shelter from smoke billowing around him in Freguson, Mo.
Aug. 13, 2014. Lava flows from the Mount Etna volcano on the southern Italian island of Sicily near Catania.
Aug. 14, 2014. Pope Francis arrives to attend a welcoming ceremony at the presidential Blue House in Seoul.
Aug. 14, 2014. A lone house is seen at the construction site of an urban transformation project in Fikirtepe, Istanbul, Turkey.
Aug. 14, 2014. A Pakistani father and his four children, ride a motorcycle along a road, and waving their national flag, as they celebrate the 68th Independence Day, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
August 14, 2014. A burial team from the Liberian health department sprays disinfectant over the body of a woman suspected of dying of the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia.
Aug. 14, 2014. Women pray for an end of the Ebola epidemic in Monrovia, Liberia.
Aug. 14, 2014. Spain perform during the Womens Synchronised Swimming Free Routine at Europa-Sportpark in Berlin, Germany.
Aug. 14, 2014. Sydnor Thompson, 90, kisses his wife, Harriette Thompson, 91, while reenacting the Times Square Kiss photo, taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt, to mark the 69-Anniversary of the end of World War Two and victory over Japan in Times Square in New York City.
Aug. 15, 2014. Ibrahim Fambulle, sick and weak, tries to stand as a corpse lies nearby in an Ebola ward in Monrovia, Liberia.
Aug. 15, 2014. Vessels anchor in the sea as storm clouds gather over the east coast of Singapore.
Aug. 8, 2014. Syrian refugee boys have a swim in the Bosphorus on at Kabatas in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Pictures of the Week: Aug. 8 – Aug. 15

Aug 15, 2014

From the tragic death of Robin Williams and violent riots in Ferguson, Mo. to a balloon festival in Bristol and a dog show in Helsinki, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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