The World in Photos This Week

Pakistan reels after multiple bombings; Parisians protest against police brutality; and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House.

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Visitors photograph a snow statue of U.S. President Donald Trump during the Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo, Japan on Feb. 10.

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Jockeys compete in a traditional camel race during the Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed al-Nahyan Camel Festival, held at the Shweihan racecourse, on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, on Feb. 10.

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A Chinese couple kisses as they stand on a glass bridge during a kissing contest on Valentine's Day in Pingjiang in central China's Hunan province on Feb. 14.

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Pakistani policemen move injured victims from a blast site into a vehicle after a powerful explosion in Lahore killed at least 10 and injured 60 on Feb. 13.

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A man walks next to the Mexico-U.S. border at Playas de Tijuana in northwestern Mexico on Feb. 13.

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Fighters of the Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitaries stand guard on Feb. 17. near the frontline village of Shar'iah, on the outskirts of Tal Afar west of Mosul, where Iraqi forces are preparing to retake the western side of Mosul from Islamic State fighters.

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A woman lights a candle at a monument memorializing the Soviet soldiers killed in Afghanistan while fighting against the Afghan rebels in the 1980s during a commemorative ceremony in Belarus's capital Minsk on Feb. 15.

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Pilot whales lie beached on the notorious Farwell Spit in New Zealand during a mass stranding on Feb 11.

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People in Pyongyang watch a public broadcast of the Feb. 12 launch of a surface-to-surface medium long-range ballistic missile on Feb. 13.

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U.S. President Donald Trump and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participate in a joint news conference at the East Room of the White House on Feb. 15.

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People row on the Grand Canal during the Venice Carnival's masquerade parade on Feb. 12.

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A person holds a sign that says "Cops, rapists, killers" as people gather during a demonstration on Feb. 15 to show support for a 22-year-old man, identified only as Theo, after he was assaulted by a police officer on Feb. 2, in the Barbes Rochechouart district in Paris.

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A Palestinian boy stands at the entrance of his family's house near the ruins of a building destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, on Feb. 15 in Beit Hanun, in the northern Gaza Strip.

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Switzerland's Simone Wild enters the finish area after the second run of the women's giant slalom race at the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St Moritz on Feb. 16.

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A woman trying to take her children to school is refused passage in front of Wat Dhammakaya temple just north of Bangkok due to the police blockade preparing for a raid to arrest the sect's spiritual leader on Feb. 16.

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A Sri Lankan Buddhist devotee offers a saffron cloth as he walks around the stupa during Poya, a full moon religious festival, at the Ruwanwelisaya Temple in Anuradhapura in north-central Sri Lanka on Feb. 10.

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Yemenis check the site of an air raid that hit a funeral reception in the Arhab district, 40 kilometers north of the capital Sanaa, on Feb. 16.

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A home is marooned and its surrounding property is submerged in flood water on Feb. 13 in Oroville, California where almost 200,000 people were under evacuation order after a threat of catastrophic failure at the United States' tallest dam.

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This photo taken some 300 kilometers southeast of Yangonon on Feb. 13 shows 14-year old Khin Khin Tun with deep scars on her back from when her former employer poured two flasks of boiling water over her flesh — one for each orange she was accused of stealing.

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Tescondida copper miners on an indefinite strike block a road in Antofagasta, Chile, on Feb. 15.

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An Olive Ridley Turtle lays her eggs in the sand at Rushikulya Beach, some 140 kilometers south-west of Bhubaneswar, India on Feb. 16.

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University students confront police officers blocking the way of a march demanding early elections to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas on Feb. 15.

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A disguised dancer takes part in the XIII Poetry Festival in Granada, Nicaragua on Feb. 15.

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Pakistani soldiers cordon off the shrine of 13th century Muslim Sufi Saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, after a bomb killed at least 70 people in the town of Sehwan in Sindh province, some 200 kilometers north-east of Karachi on Feb. 16.

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A rainbow appears over Gaza City on Feb. 15.

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