The World This Week in Photos
Protests in St. Louis; a pilgrimage in Peru; and the funeral of a Kurdish fighter.
The funeral of Cundi Minaz, a female Kurdish fighter of the People’s Protection Unit (YPG) killed during clashes with Islamic State militants in Kobani, in the town of Suruc, Turkey, Oct. 14. Lauren Bohn wrote on the growing tensions between the Turkish government and local Kurdish groups in an Oct. 14 column for Foreign Policy.
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Pro-democracy protesters stand their ground in Hong Kong’s Mongkok district, Oct. 17. Tea Leaf Nation contributor Suzanne Sataline reported on a police crackdown on protesters in an Oct. 15 dispatch from Hong Kong.
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A man dressed as a British infantry soldier walks under the footbridge at Pickering train station during an annual reenactment weekend in Pickering, England, Oct. 11.
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A woman collapses after an Ebola burial team took the body of her sister, Mekie Nagbe, 28, for cremation in Monrovia, Liberia, Oct. 10.
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Indonesian soldiers prepare for the Oct. 20 inauguration ceremony of President-elect Joko Widodo and Vice President-elect Jusuf Kalla in Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct. 16.
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Egyptian traders pull a horse from the rear of a pickup truck at a bazaar in Baragil, west of Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 14.
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A mourner cries for former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier after mass in Port-au-Prince Haiti, Oct 11. Duvalier died on Oct. 4 at age 63.
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Pupils wave off a helicopter carrying Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, following her visit to St. Ronan’s School in Hawkhurst, England, Oct. 15.
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Candles are lit in devotion to Our Lady of Aparecida at the National Shrine of Aparecida in Aparecida, Brazil, Oct. 12.
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An Oct. 13 demonstration in St. Louis, Missouri, following the Oct. 8 killing of Vonderrit Myers Jr. by a St. Louis police officer. Myers was killed around two months after the Aug. 19 police killing of Michael Brown, another Missouri teen.
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Pro-democracy protesters near Hong Kong ‘s Government Complex, Oct. 15. Also on Oct. 15, Grace Tsoi reported, a video of a beating by apparent plainclothes police officers in Hong Kong went viral, exposing deep political rifts among Hong Kong residents.
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A cockfight in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 15.
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Police line the path of a protest in St. Louis, Missouri, Oct. 13.
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A refugee from Donetsk styles a woman’s hair at a sports school in Dniprodzerzhynsk, Ukraine, where she lives with about 60 other displaced people affected by fighting in Donetsk, Oct. 11.
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A man bathes his pet pig in the Philippine city of Tacloban, Oct. 16.
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Catholic devotees crawl in the mud as an offering for a miracle during a pilgrimage in Ayavaca, Peru, Oct. 10.
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A woman watches from Turkey as smoke rises from a U.S.-led coalition airstrike on the Syrian border town of Kobani, Oct. 13.
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