The World in Photos This Week

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South Koreans dressed in Japanese military uniform perform during the 95th Independence Movement Day ceremony on March 1 in Seoul, South Korea. South Koreans celebrate the public holiday marking the 1919 civilian uprising against Japanese rule, which colonized the Korean peninsula from 1910-1945.

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Revelers are covered in talcum powder during Los Indianos carnival on March 3 in Santa Cruz de La Palma, Spain. The origin of the Dia de los Indianos (Day of the Indians) carnival is rooted in the emigration of people from the Canary Islands to Latin American countries, in particular Cuba, and their subsequent boastful return after discovering wealth across the ocean.

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A firefighter takes a drink after extinguishing a fire burning at a plantation on March 3 in Siak, Riau, Indonesia.

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Revelers gather on Ipanema Beach during the Banda de Ipanema street carnival on March 4 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Sabrina Sato, Queen of Percussion of Vila Isabel samba school, performs during its parade at 2014 Brazilian Carnival at Sapucai Sambadrome on March 3 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Pakistani relatives and security officials offer funeral prayers for paramilitary soldiers, who were killed in roadside bomb attacks in the Lashora area of Jamroud Tehsil in Khyber tribal district, southwest of the city of Peshawar on March 1.

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Leo, aged nine months, takes part in an experiment at the "Birkbeck Babylab" Center for Brain and Cognitive Development, on March 3 in London, England.

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Kuwaiti parliament speaker Marzouq al-Ghanim adjusts his keffiyeh during a parliament session at Kuwait's national assembly in Kuwait City on March 4.

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A policeman rides a two-wheel electronic vehicle patrol in Tiananmen Square through severe air pollution before the opening of the second session of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on March 3 in Beijing, China.

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Spring lambs belonging to Somerset farmer Ian Merry looks out from under a heat lamp in their enclosure in a building at the Bath and West Showground near Shepton Mallet on March 3 in Somerset, England.

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Activists set up a barricade during a protest against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on March 2.

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Tourists visit the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba in southern Spain on March 4.

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A group of Nepalese Buddhist boys pose as they attend Bratabandha, a coming-of-age ceremony, in Kathmandu on March 5.

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Nepalese farmer Meena Maharjan works in a field in the village of Khokana on the outskirts of Kathmandu on March 3.

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Syrian refugees in a car parking lot, where they live with their mother, in the Kucukpazar area of Istanbul, on March 4.

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CPT Jason Armstrong with the U.S. Army's 4th squadron 2d Cavalry Regiment and SSG James O'Grady walk from a village following a joint patrol with soldiers from the Afghan National Army (ANA) on March 4 near Kandahar, Afghanistan.

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Hundreds of thousands of Ultra Orthodox Jews gather on March 2 in Jerusalem to demonstrate against plans to make them undergo military service.

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Skiers free-ride down an off-piste slope despite a high avalanche risk, at the ski resort in Val-d'Isere, in the French Alps, on March 2.

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An Indian Sadhu, or holy man, performs a salvation ritual by burning dried cow dung cakes in a clay pot placed on his head at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, in Allahabad on March 6.

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A woman looks on as people watch news on a large TV screen at the Independence square in central Kiev on March 4. Read Foreign Policy's dispatch from Sevastopol, Ukraine about "Crimea's War of Nerves."

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