The World in Photos This Week

People in China celebrate the end of Lunar New Year festivities; Romanians protest corruption; and Peruvians deal with torrential rains and flooding.

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A resident pours water on a fire as it destroys hundreds of houses at an informal settlers community in Manila, Philippines, on Feb. 7.

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People protest lvernmental corruption in Bucharest, Romania, on Feb. 6.

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Chinese performers in Wuhan prepare to attend a local folk performance on Feb. 9 to celebrate the upcoming Lantern Festival that marks the end of Lunar New Year celebrations.

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A Rohingya Muslim girl carries a water jug in a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on Feb. 8. The United Nations estimates about 69,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since October last year after the Burmese army launched a campaign it calls "clearance operations" in response to an attack on border police.

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Catalonian separatist supporters in Barcelona protest outside the trial of Artur Mas, the leader of the Catalan European Democratic Party and former president of Catalonia, on Feb. 6. Mas was charged with civil disobedience and misuse of public funds for holding a non-binding ballot in 2014 asking Catalans to vote on whether their region should remain part of Spain.

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A Guatemalan deported from the United States kisses his 18-month-old daughter after arriving on an ICE deportation flight to Guatemala City, Guatemala, on Feb. 9.

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Security officials in South Africa's parliament in Cape Town force out members of the opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters after a violent brawl broke out during President Jacob Zuma's state of the nation address on Feb. 9.

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Georgian dancers perform in Cildir, Turkey, on Feb. 4, during a traditional Turkish festival started four years ago that brings together horsemen from around the region to compete in traditional events.

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People demand early elections during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government outside the Supreme Court of Justice in Caracas on Feb. 9.

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Iranian engineer Nazanin Zinouri gets a hug after arriving at the Greenville Spartanburg Airport in South Carolina on Feb. 6. Zinouri, who has lived in the United States for the past seven years, was one of the people denied entry under President Donald Trump's travel and immigration ban. She was allowed to return after a federal judge issued a stay on the order.

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A potential Indian Army recruit in a predominantly Sikh area has his chest measured during a physical fitness test at an Indian Army recruitment rally in Khasa on Feb. 6.

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Starlings gather in a murmuration over Blackpool, England on Feb. 7.

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Women wade through stagnant water caused by torrential rains at a cemetery in Tucume, Peru, on Feb. 6.

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Men throw stones at military police during a protest against the privatization of Rio de Janeiro's state water and sewage utility on Feb. 9.

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A tide of job hunters eager to find work surge into a job fair in Chuzhou, China on Feb. 7.

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Syrian girls buy a traditional snack in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of Damascus, on Feb. 8.

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A Hippopotamus calf bites its mother at the Fuengirola Bioparc near Malaga, Spain, on Feb. 8.

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Believers pray around a cross-shaped platform covered with candles placed in jars of honey during a ceremony marking the day of Saint Haralampi, Orthodox patron saint of bee-keepers, at a church in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, on Feb. 10.

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Pakistani residents receive donated food at a distribution point at the Bari Imam shrine in Islamabad on Feb. 9.

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An illegal gold miner pans for gold on Feb. 4 in Timika, Indonesia.

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Prisoners in Harare, Zimbabwe, walk past a billboard reading "Justice is free, don't pay for it" on Feb. 9.

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Sudanese girls sit in a classroom at the El-Riyadh camp for internally displaced persons in Geneina, Sudan, on Feb. 8.

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A woman of the Long Horn Miao ethnic minority group carries a baby on her back as she cooks after the Lunar New Year Flower Festival on Feb. 7, in Xiaobatian, China.

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A Sudanese woman fills water bottles held by a young boy north of El-Fasher, the capital of the North Darfur state, on Feb. 9.

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