The World in Photos This Week

Afghan women practice martial arts; Ukrainian residents experience intensified shelling from Russian-backed separatists; and Romanian demonstrators protest the government’s undoing of anti-graft policies.

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U.S. President Donald Trump seen through the Oval Office window gives a thumbs up as he speaks on the phone to King Salman of Saudi Arabia in the White House on Jan. 29.

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Argentinian civil servants protesting against austerity measures clash with riot police and set fire to a bus on Rio Branco, the main avenue in Rio de Janeiro while firefighters attempt to put out the blaze on Feb. 1.

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Indian farmers sit in their mustard field in Jhunsi village, on the outskirts of Allahabad on Jan. 31.

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Afghani members of a wushu martial arts group led by trainer Sima Azimi, 20, pose for a photograph at the Shahrak Haji Nabi hilltop overlooking Kabul on Jan. 29.

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Rescue workers give food to local residents in the Ukrainian town of Avdiivka on Feb. 1 as government forces and Russian-backed separatists exchanged mortar and rocket fire for a fourth day.

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A photo taken on Feb. 1 inside the prayer room where the attack at the Islamic Cultural Center in Quebec City took place on Jan. 29.

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Two women take a selfie as they pose on the Galata bridge in Istanbul on Feb. 2.

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Sri Lankan military personnel wait to take part in an Independence Day parade rehearsal in Colombo on Feb. 1.

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Demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court after President Donald Trump announced Neil Gorsuch as his nominee to fill the seat of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in Washington D.C. on Jan. 31.

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Ramadan Edwan, a Palestinian barber, uses fire as part of a hair-straightening technique with a client at his salon in the Rafah refugee camp, in the southern Gaza Strip on Feb. 1.

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Romanian riot police stand guard in front of government headquarters in Bucharest on Feb. 1 as people protest controversial decrees to pardon corrupt politicians.

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A barge, surrounded by smog, navigates Lake Geneva in Chardonne, Switzerland on Feb. 1.

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Spanish "rejoneador" Pablo Hermoso de Mendoza performs during a bullfight at the Santamaria bullring in downtown Bogota, Colombia, on Jan. 29.

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Participants set up tents for the tenth Campus Party Brazil, an annual technology event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Feb. 1.

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A displaced Syrian, fleeing from Deir Ezzor, a city besieged by the Islamic State, poses for a picture in a refugee camp located some 14 kilometers from the Iraqi border in Syria's northeastern Hassakeh province, on Feb. 1.

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A camel crosses the street in Saudi Arabia's al-Janadriyah area some 60 kilometres east of Riyadh on Jan. 30.

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Israeli soldiers and Palestinian stone-throwers clash east of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, on Feb. 2.

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South Korean Christians supporting President Donald Trump wave flags during a rally to welcome the visit of the U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis in Seoul on Feb. 2.

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People gather for evening prayer at a rally at Brooklyn Borough Hall, New York as Yemeni-owned bodega and grocery-stores shut down to protest President Donald Trump's Executive Order banning immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries, including Yemen, on Feb. 2.

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A Malaysian indigenous Mah Meri tribesman performs the "Main Jo-oh" dance during the Puja Pantai ritual, a thanksgiving ritual praying to the spirits of the seas, in Pulau Carey on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on Feb. 1.

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Newly recruited Houthi fighters chant slogans during a gathering in Sanaa to mobilize more fighters to fight pro-government forces in several Yemeni cities on Feb. 2.

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Pope Francis holds a candle during a mass for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on the 21th World Day For Consecrated Life, on Feb. 2 at St Peter's basilica in the Vatican.

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A man runs as a big wave hits the pier of the port of A Guarda in northwestern Spain during a storm on Feb. 2.

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Participants dressed as Vikings pose by a long boat in the annual Up Helly Aa festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, on Jan 31.

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