The World in Photos This Week

Liberia votes for its next president, forest fires rage in California, and Russian President Vladimir Putin gets a puppy.

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Burned properties in Santa Rosa, California, on Oct. 12. Massive wildfires have swept through California, leaving at least 31 people dead and hundreds of people missing.

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Indian schoolboys in Chennai make a portrait of the late Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Oct. 13 to mark the 86th anniversary of his birth.

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A Vietnamese farmer pulls a boat loaded with harvested crops through a flooded rice field in the northern province of Ha Nam on Oct. 12. At least 54 people have died throughout devastating floods and landslides in north and central Vietnam, marking one of the deadliest weather disasters to hit the country in years.

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Bodybuilders compete in the Victorian State Championships on Oct. 8 in Melbourne, Australia.

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A policewoman is surrounded by smoke during a protest of several thousand metalworkers in the streets of Paris on Oct. 13.

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Sri Lankan commuters board a train at a railway station in Colombo during a nationwide railway strike on Oct. 12.

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Louisette Geiss speaks about her allegations of sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein on Oct. 10 in Los Angeles.

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French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel laugh before the opening of the Frankfurt Book Fair on Oct. 10 in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Belarusians harvest cranberries at a farm in the village of Selishche, some 180 miles north of Minsk, on Oct. 9.

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Liberian anti-riot policemen mass in Monrovia on Oct. 9 on the eve of the country′s presidential elections.

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Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals heads out after losing to the Chicago Cubs in game five of the National League Division Series on Oct. 13 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

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A young girl stands wrapped in an Egyptian flag as Palestinians gather in Gaza City to celebrate after rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reached an agreement on ending a decade-long split following talks mediated by Egypt on Oct. 12.

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U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta reminds U.S. President Donald Trump to sign an executive order that loosens restrictions on the Affordable Care Act on Oct. 12 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin kisses a Turkmen shepherd dog given to him by Turkmenistan's president, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, during a meeting in Sochi on Oct. 11.

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A Rohingya refugee receives an oral cholera vaccine from a Bangladeshi volunteer at the Thankhali refugee camp in Ukhia district on Oct. 10.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is greeted by pupils during her visit to Dunraven School in South London on Oct. 9.

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A white elephant walks in a procession marking one year since the death of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Ayutthaya on Oct. 13.

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The body of a murdered woman lies at the crime scene in the Ciudad Renacimiento neighborhood in the touristic city of Acapulco, Mexico, on Oct. 12. According to newspaper reports, at least 70 women have been killed in the state of Guerrero this year.

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A huge Spanish flag covers the facade of a building under construction in the Valdebebas neighborhood in Madrid on Oct. 12. Spain marked its national day under high tension as the country reels from the biggest challenge to unity in a generation with the region of Catalonia threatening to break away.

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Greek presidential guards stand in front the Parthenon on Oct. 12 during a ceremony commemorating the liberation of Athens from Nazi occupation in 1944.

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Opposition supporters protest in Kisumu, Kenya, on Oct. 11.

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Panda keepers display cubs to the public at the Bifengxia Base of China Conservation & Research Center for the Giant Panda in China's southwestern Sichuan province on Oct. 13.

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Supporters of Liberian presidential candidate George Weah celebrate on Oct. 12 at party headquarters in Monrovia as election results come in.

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A Syrian woman talks to a fighter from the Syrian Democratic Forces on Oct. 12 as civilians gather on the western front after fleeing Raqqa.

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A person sits on a cot on Oct. 12 in a former skating rink used as a pre-admission center for migrants in Cergy, outside Paris, where migrants will be advised on the basis of their right to remain in France.

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