The World in Photos This Week

Korean siblings reunite after 60 years of separation; refugees of different nationalities fight with one another; and Taoists in Thailand observe the Vegetarian Festival through acts of masochism.

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A Palestinian protester taunts Israeli border guards during clashes near Ramallah on Oct. 19. Christopher Browning writes about President Benjamin Netanyahu's Holocaust gaffe here.

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An Iraqi soldier guards a damaged oil refinery recently recaptured from the Islamic State, in Baiji, Iraq, on Oct. 17. FP's Paul Mcleary writes about the first-ever raid by U.S. Special Forces against the Islamic State in Iraq here.

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Tai Chi practitioners perform together at a square in Jiaozuo, Henan Province, China, on Oct. 18.

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Nuns attend a canonization mass on Oct. 18 at St. Peter's square in the Vatican City.

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Participants parade through the streets of Phuket, Thailand, for the annual Vegetarian Festival on Oct. 18.

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Migrants are escorted by police through Dobova, Slovenia, as they walk to a holding camp on Oct. 22.

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Victorious contestants Anna Hofbauer and Marvin Albrecht in the season finale of the television competition "Stepping Out" on Oct. 16 in Cologne, Germany.

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Afghan men armed with sticks fight with more recently arrived migrants at an increasingly overwhelmed camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Oct. 20

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Apartment buildings stand next to stacks of houses in the Rocinha favela community of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 20.

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After 60 years of being separated, a North Korean woman talks with her South Korean sister during an arranged family reunion in Mount Kumgang, North Korea, on Oct. 21.

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An Afghan man winces in pain amid fighting at a refugee camp in Lesbos, Greece, on Oct. 22.

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Young salarymen leave an office building on Oct. 16, in Tokyo, Japan.

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A circus performer practices on Oct. 17 in Pimpri, India.

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A Palestinian photographer is evacuated by protesters after being injured during clashes with Israeli security forces in the northern Gaza strip, on Oct. 23.

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Indian families enjoy an amusement park ride during celebrations of the Hindu Dussehra festival in New Delhi, on Oct. 22.

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A fan of FC Spartak Moscow soccer team celebrates during a Russian Premier League match on Oct. 18, in Moscow, Russia.

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Participants of a Chinese tent festival set up camp in Hefei, Anhui Province, China, on Oct. 18.

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Iraqi girls take part in a parade in Baghdad on Oct. 23, ahead of the Shiite religious holiday of Ashura.

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A devotee of the annual Vegetarian Festival has his cheeks pierced on Oct. 19, in Phuket, Thailand.

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A woman marches through the Skid Row area of Los Angeles, California, during a national day of protest against police brutality in the United States on Oct. 22.

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Sand sculptors work on creating what is hoped to be the world's tallest sand castle on Oct. 20 in Key Biscayne, Florida.

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A child holds an umbrella as he waits for a train with other migrants at the Macedonian-Serbian border on Oct. 23.

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