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Adel (R) and Mohammed (L) in their destroyed apartment, which was struck by an Israeli missile during fighting between Israel and Hamas, in the northern Gaza Strip, Aug. 16. Their families live in a UN-run school; the men sleep overnight in the shell of the building to watch over their remaining possessions. 's David Kenner reported from the Strip on the massive rebuilding effort that Gazans face in the wake of recent destruction.

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Young ballet students practice during a class at the Museu da Maré, in Rio de Janeiro's Complexo da Maré favela area, Aug. 19.

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Asian bishops gather for a meeting with Pope Francis at the Haemi Martyrs Shrine, in Haemi, South Korea, Aug. 17.

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An Israeli soldier smokes a cigarette in a concrete pipe used for shelter at an army deployment point near the Israeli-Gaza border, Aug. 20. Michele Dunne and Nathan J. Brown examined Egypt's role in mediating the recent conflict in Gaza and Israel in an Aug. 18 column for .

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Malaysian Army personnel lay Dora Sheila Kassim to rest at Bukit Kiara cemetery in Kuala Lumpur, Aug. 22. Kassim was killed in the July shootdown of flight MH17 near the Russia-Ukraine border.

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A woman takes a photo of a print of Deng Xiaoping at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing, Aug. 19. A printmaking exhibition in honor of the 110th anniversary of Deng's birth opened at the museum on Aug. 16.

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People gather in front of the hill where in 2012 miners were gunned down by South African police during a violent wave of strikes, in Marikana, South Africa, Aug. 16. Thousands of South African mineworkers gathered at Marikana to commemorate the second anniversary of the crackdown.

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Members of the Sisterhood of the Good Death pray during the Festival of the Good Death in Cachoeira, Brazil, Aug. 16. The Afro-Brazilian sisterhood is made up of female descendants of slaves, all age 50 and over, and honors both Catholic traditions and Afro-Brazilian Candomblé religious rites. The sisterhood is believed to be the oldest organization for women of African descent in the Americas.

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A boy sits in a bus as he waits to leave the besieged rebel stronghold of Donetsk, Aug. 20. Annabelle Chapman reported on the influx of refugees from Ukraine's east to western Ukrainian cities, like Lviv, in an Aug. 22 dispatch for y.

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A Liberian Ebola Task Force officer walks into Monrovia's West Point slum, Aug. 20. Fearing the disease's spread, Liberian officials are enforcing a quarantine on the neighborhood. FP columnist Lauren Wolfe recently examined the high toll Ebola has taken on women -- and why greater attention to gender disparities in infection rates could be key to stopping the disease's spread.

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People sunbathe on a beach in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa as Ukrainian Navy ships take part in exercises, Aug. 19.

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A member of the Church of Aladura prays on the beach in Monrovia, Liberia, Aug. 20, in the midst of the region's Ebola crisis.

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An Iraqi Yazidi girl holds a baby under a bridge where displaced Yazidis sought refuge after fleeing an Islamic State (IS) assault on the town of Sinjar, Aug. 17. In a recent feature for , Susannah George reported on the efforts of the American Yazidi community to bring U.S. assistance to members of the persecuted minority group in Iraq.

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A Chinese couple kiss at the 24th annual Qingdao International Beer Festival in Qingdao, China, Aug. 20. The city is home to Chinese beer maker Tsingtao and draws hundreds of thousands of Chinese beer drinkers over the course of the festival.

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Demonstrators hold up their hands as police fire tear gas during a protest following the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Aug. 17. FP's Elias Groll discussed international reactions to the Ferguson protests in a recent post for 's Passport blog.

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