The World This Week in Photos

North Korea rallies behind Kim Jong-Un, Kenya counts ballots, and China tries to recover after an earthquake

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Buddhist monks walk in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh on August 9.

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A thumbprint is projected onto a man on August 9 in London in a show of concern over online security and global hacks.

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A rally in support of North Korea's stance against the U.S. takes place on August 9 in Kim Il-Sung Square in Pyongyang.

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An anti-government activist stands in front of security forces at a barricade set up in Caracas to protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on August 8.

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Voting officals count ballots on August 8 at the Victoria Primary School polling station in Kisumu, Kenya.

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Catholic devotees burn incense during the Jesus de La Merced procession to celebrate 300 years of the consecration in Guatemala City on August 5.

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Students of the Ivory Coast military academy march at the presidential palace in Abidjan on August , during celebrations marking the 57th anniversary of the country's independence from France.

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Jeff, a heroin user, is interviewed as part of a project to compile data about overdoses on August 8 in New York City.

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Clothes hang near a Hamas base targeted by Israeli warplanes in Gaza City on August 9.

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe entertainers perform on the Royal Mile on August 10 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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French farmer Cedric Herrou stands outside the courthouse in Aix-en-Provence, France, on August 8 during his trial for illegally assisting migrants.

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Residents fearing aftershocks sleep outside of their homes on August 10 after an earthquake in Zhangzha in southwest China's Sichuan province .

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The moon in a partial lunar eclipse on August 7 in Gilching, southern Germany.

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The mother of a man allegedly shot in the head by a Kenya Administration Police officer during protests in Nairobi on August 9 reacts in desperation, one day after a general election.

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An Indian woman covers her baby under her saree during heavy rain at Rajpath in New Delhi on August 7.

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Police officers in riot gear stand in formation as protesters attempt a march to the U.S. Embassy in Manila on August 7 during the 50th Association of Southeast Asian Nations regional security forum being held in the city.

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Giant panda Xing Ya celebrates his fourth birthday with an ice cake in Ouwehands Dierenpark Zoo in Rhenen on August 8.

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Indian health and municipal workers use a boat to help distribute pest-control chemicals to kill mosquitoes and larvae in Kolkata on August 9.

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A woman walks on a sidewalk in downtown Moscow on August 10. The city continues with renovations in with preparation for next year's FIFA World Cup.

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Police officers and emergency workers stand next to the damaged BMW that mowed down six French soldiers after arresting a suspect near Marquise in northern France on August 9.

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Migrants sleep on the beach on August 9 in Ventimiglia, Italy, near the French border.

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A man dries handmade noodles in Singkawang, West Kalimantan province, in Indonesia, on August 8.

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Nepalese Hindu devotees bathe and collect water in the Bagmati river on their way to the Pashupatinath Temple to offer prayers to Lord Shiva during Shravan festivities in Sundarijal on the outskirts of Kathmandu on August 7.

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Derrick, a participant in a class on opioid overdose prevention held by non-profit Positive Health Project, holds up an overdose rescue kit after completion of the class on August 9 in New York.

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A picture taken late on August 9 shows flames and smoke rising from a forest in fire near Sarande in the Muzina mountain region of southern Albania.

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