Sept. 23, 2014. Japan's swimmers compete in the free combination synchronised swimming event final during the 2014 Asian Games at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Centre.Philippe Lopez—AFP/Getty Images
A Dassanach boy rests on a boat on the shore of a fishing camp near the Omo Delta in the north of Lake Turkana close to the town of Ileret and near the Kenyan-Ethiopian border in northern Kenya
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Pack races in the track cycling women's omnium 25km point race at the Incheon International Velodrome during the 17th Asian Games
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A displaced girl from the  minority Yazidi sect, who fled violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, worships at their main holy temple Lalish in Shikhan
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Sept. 23, 2014. Japan's swimmers compete in the free combination synchronised swimming event final during the 2014 Asian

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Pictures of the Week: Sept. 19 – Sept. 26

Sep 26, 2014

From Syrian Kurds fleeing ISIS and the People's Climate March to synchronized aquatics at the Asian Games and Derek Jeter's perfect send off, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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