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Supporters of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrate his victory in the presidential election in front of the AKP party headquarters in Istanbul, Aug. 10. Murat Ucer looked at Turkey's economic prospects in the months ahead in a recent Lab Report for FP's Democracy Lab.

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Indian Samajwadi Party student union workers stop a train near Allahabad Junction during a protest against the central government, in Allahabad, Aug. 11.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews stand around a ritual baby donkey during the "Redemption of the First-Born Donkey" ceremony in Bnei Brak, Israel, on Aug. 10.

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Nepalese youths dressed in cow costumes pose for a photograph as they take part in a procession during the Gai Jatra cow festival in Kathmandu, Aug. 11. During the festival, families that have lost a relative during the year parade a cow -- a sacred animal supposed to help the departed soul enter the afterlife -- through the city.

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Nepalese men hold a goat during an annual Hindu ritual in Khokana, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, on Aug. 12. In the ritual, a sacrificial female baby goat is thrown into a pond and teams compete to kill it. Whoever takes the prize is said to have a prosperous year ahead.

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Indian youths jump into the flooded Ganges in Allahabad, on Aug. 11.

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Heba Fayad, a 23-year-old Palestinian woman, listens to her mother during her wedding ceremony at a U.N. school in Gaza City's Shati refugee camp, on Aug. 13. Foreign Policy's David Kenner reported from Gaza in the wake of the recent destruction in an Aug. 8 dispatch, "In Gaza, the War Is Far From Over."

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Indian schoolchildren take part in the full dress rehearsal for the 68th Independence Day celebrations at New Delhi's Red Fort, on Aug. 13. FP's South Asia Channel covered Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Aug. 15, which addressed the economy, foreign policy, and India's sexual assault crisis, among other topics.

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Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside of St. Louis's Greater St. Mark Family Church, while Brown's family, along with civil-rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and a capacity crowd of guests, met inside to discuss the killing, Aug. 12. Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on Aug. 9 in the nearby suburb of Ferguson. In an Aug. 14 slide show, Foreign Policy looked at protests in Ferguson through the lens of civil unrest around the world.

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A city tram turns in front of Vienna's illuminated State Opera at twilight, on Aug. 12.

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A man shields himself from the rain with an umbrella as he pushes a cart across an intersection in Hong Kong, on Aug. 13.

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Relatives greet Ukrainian border guards at Lviv's railway station following their return from military operations in the east of the country, on Aug. 12. FP contributor Sergii Leshchenko explored the continued influence of Ukraine's oligarchs in a recent Democracy Lab report.

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Rescuers in San Antonio de Pichincha, north of Quito, Ecuador, are seen following an earthquake that triggered landslides, killing at least three people and violently shaking buildings and homes, on Aug. 13.

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A youth walks down the stairs in a house at a former Libyan army camp, following reported clashes between rival militias in Tripoli, on Aug. 11.

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Tenggerese worshippers give a chicken as an offering as they pray at a cave during the Tenggerese Hindu Yadnya Kasada festival in Probolinggo, Java, Indonesia, on Aug. 11.

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A woman stands in Freetown's Kroo Town slum on Aug. 13. The World Health Organisation (WHO) revealed that the latest death toll from the Ebola virus in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria had claimed more than 1,000 lives. FP's Laurie Garrett explored the continuing threats of the recent outbreak in an Aug. 14 column -- and tells us why we should be afraid.

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Orphaned baby elephants at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, at Nairobi National Park, Kenya, on World Elephant Day, on Aug. 12.

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Indigent mothers tend to newborn infants at a government-run hospital ward in Manila, Philippines, on Aug. 11.

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A full moon rises in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 10.

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