The World in Photos This Week

Migrants risk their lives to cross from Libya to Italy; the relentless battle for Mosul rages on; and campers protesting the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline hang up their tarps and disband.

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A worn gate marks the boundary near the U.S.-Mexico border in Presidio, Texas, on Feb. 20.

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Milo Yiannopoulos announces his resignation from Brietbart News during a press conference on Feb. 21 in New York City after comments he made regarding pedophilia surfaced in an online video.

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A protestor poses at an anti-Trump demonstration near the Houses of Parliament in London on Feb. 20 as it debates whether or not to allow U.S. President Donald Trump a state visit.

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Refugees and migrants on the deck of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms's rescue vessel are sailing towards the Italian port of Pozzallo after being rescued off the Libyan coast on Feb. 19.

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Maxime Guyon, riding Take a Guess, leads the pack in the Longines flat race during the White Turf horse races on Feb. 19 in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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A fighter from Jaish al-Islam (Islam Army) fires a heavy machine gun in the rebel-held area of Harasta, on the northeastern outskirts of the Damascus, Syria on Feb. 21.

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Saint-Etienne's supporters hold black plastic bags during the Union of European Football Assoiations Europa League match between AS Saint-Etienne and Manchester United on Feb. 22 in Saint-Etienne, France.

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An injured Iraqi Emergency Response Division soldier hit by a mortar is held as he waits for medics to arrive at the Islamic State-occupied Mosul Airport in west Mosul on Feb. 23.

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A woman hangs laundry in the historical Eminonu district in Istanbul on Feb. 22.

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Lula, an abandoned bear, stands in a cage waiting to receive treatment from members of the international animal welfare charity "Four Paws" at the Muntazah al-Nour zoo in eastern Mosul on Feb. 21.

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A Syrian woman sits with injured children at a hospital following a reported strike by government forces in the rebel-held distric of Barzah, on the north-eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus, on Feb. 20.

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A Catholic devotee and her grandchild light a candle beside a chalk figure representing an extra-judicial killing victim in Manila on Feb. 22 during a prayer rally condemning the Philippine government's War on Drugs.

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Israeli soldier Elor Azaria, who shot dead a wounded Palestinian assailant in March 2016, is embraced by his mother Oshra at the start of his sentencing hearing in a military court in Tel Aviv on Feb. 21.

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Workers fix the barbed wire wall fence on the Bulgaria-Turkey border near the town of Lesovo on Feb. 21.

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Manchester United's French midfielder Paul Pogba and his brother Saint-Etienne's Guinean defender Florentin Pogba greet their family at the end of a football match between the two teams on Feb. 22, in Saint-Etienne, France.

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Campers protesting the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline set structures on fire in advance of the U.S. Army Corp's 2 pm deadline to leave the Oceti Sakowin protest camp, on Feb. 22 in Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

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Pakistani volunteers gather near the bodies of suspected Taliban-linked militants who were killed in a raid by security forces, at a mortuary in Karachi on Feb. 22.

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Two carnival revelers pose as they celebrate the start of the festival season during Women's Carnival Day on Feb. 23 in Cologne, Germany.

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An Emirati man walks with his camels across the Hameem desert, some 170 kilometers west of the Gulf Emirate of Abu Dhabi, on Feb. 24.

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Delia Blintz, of Florence, South Carolina, was one of hundreds of constituents to voice her concerns during a town hall meeting with U.S. Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.) on Feb. 23 in Florence, South Carolina.

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A child runs past a mock whale tail during a visit to the Paul Emile Victor museum — a new museum devoted to Arctic and Antarctic regions — on Feb. 23 in the French village of Premanon.

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An Indian Hindu man dressed as Lord Shiva holds a lit candle in his mouth as he takes part in a religious procession ahead of the Maha Shivratri Festival in Jalandhar on Feb. 22.

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A girl cries after inhaling tear gas fired by police as they clash with drug users in the region known as "Cracolandia" on Feb. 23 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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