Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on Sept. 27. (Win McNamee/AP)

A Week in World Photos

Testimony in Washington, a tsunami in Indonesia, and a rainbow surfer in the Arctic.

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Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on Sept. 27. (Win McNamee/AP)

Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in Washington on Sept. 27.

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A surfer rides a wave under a rainbow during a free surf session in Flakstad, northern Norway, on Sept. 26, . The Lofoten Masters, the most northern surfing contest, is held within the Arctic circle. OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images

A surfer rides a wave under a rainbow during a free surf session of the Lofoten Masters in Flakstad, northern Norway, on Sept. 26. The event, the most northern surfing contest, is held within the Arctic Circle.

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A staff member places nameplates in the committee's room on Capitol Hill ahead of the hearing on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sept. 26. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

A staff member places nameplates in a committee room on Capitol Hill on Sept. 26, the day before the hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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A survivor walks under a vehicle stuck on a building in Palu, Indonesia's Central Sulawesi, on Oct. 1, after an earthquake and tsunami hit the area on Sept. 28. Indonesian volunteers expected the death toll to rise past 1,000 after swaths of Sulawesi were devastated, leaving authorities stuggling to deal with the scale of the disaster. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

A survivor walks under a vehicle stuck on a building in Palu, Indonesia's Central Sulawesi, on Oct. 1, after an earthquake and tsunami hit the area on Sept. 28. Indonesian volunteers expected the death toll to rise past 1,000 after swaths of Sulawesi were devastated, leaving authorities stuggling to deal with the scale of the disaster.

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Performers carry an ornate straw-stuffed dragon stuck with hundreds of incense sticks as part of a mid-autumn festival celebration in Pok Fu Lam village in Hong Kong on Sept. 24. ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images

Performers carry an ornate straw-stuffed dragon stuck with hundreds of incense sticks as part of a midautumn festival celebration in Pok Fu Lam village in Hong Kong on Sept. 24.

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Early morning mist lingers below Glastonbury Tor as the sun rises in Somerset, England, on Sept. 27. Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Early morning mist lingers below Glastonbury Tor as the sun rises in Somerset, England, on Sept. 27.

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A worker monitors a spinning machine at a textile factory in Pathum Thani, Thailand, on Sept. 23. (LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images)

A worker monitors a spinning machine at a textile factory in Pathum Thani, Thailand, on Sept. 23.

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More than 1,600 birds, seen in their cages, took part in a bird-singing competition in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat on Sept. 25. MADAREE TOHLALA/AFP/Getty Images

More than 1,600 birds, seen in their cages, took part in a bird-singing competition in Thailand’s southern province of Narathiwat on Sept. 25.

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Riot police hold shields with graffiti made by activists during clashes within a protest against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government in Managua on Sept. 23. INTI OCON/AFP/Getty Images

Riot police hold shields covered in heart-shaped graffiti made by activists during protest clashes against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s government in Managua on Sept. 23.

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Buddhist monks pray for President Tran Dai Quang, who died Sept. 21 at age 61, at the Viet Nam Quoc Tu Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City on Sept. 23.  KAO NGUYEN/AFP/Getty Images

Buddhist monks pray for President Tran Dai Quang, who died on Sept. 21 at age 61, at the Viet Nam Quoc Tu Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City on Sept. 23.

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A man dressed in traditional Voortrekker attire fires a Flintlock gun at the Voortrekker Monument on Heritage Day in Pretoria on Sept. 24. FLORIAN CHOBLET/AFP/Getty Images

A man dressed in traditional Voortrekker attire fires a flintlock gun at the Voortrekker Monument on Heritage Day in Pretoria, South Africa, on Sept. 24.

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A gallery assistant sits among the stainless steel spheres that make up Narcissus Garden 1966 by Yayoi Kusama during a preview for the Space Shifters exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in London on Sept. 25. Jack Taylor/Getty Images

A gallery assistant sits among the stainless steel spheres that make up Narcissus Garden by Yayoi Kusama during a preview for the Space Shifters exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in London on Sept. 25.

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Visitors take selfies in a pink ball bath at the Supercandy Pop-Up Museum in Cologne, western Germany, on Sept. 27. ROLF VENNENBERND/AFP/Getty Images

Visitors take selfies in a pink ball bath at the Supercandy Pop-Up Museum in Cologne, western Germany, on Sept. 27.

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PAJU, SOUTH KOREA - SEPTEMBER 24:  South Koreans hang ribbons wishing for reunification of the two Koreas on the wire fence at the Imjingak Pavilion, near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating South and North Korea during Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving Day, on Sept. 24. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

South Koreans hang ribbons wishing for reunification on the wire fence at the Imjingak pavilion near the demilitarized zone separating the Koreas during Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving, on Sept. 24.

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Fighters from the Nureddine al-Zinki unit, a moderate Syrian opposition faction affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood, rest in a rebel-held part of Aleppo province on Sept. 23. NAZEER AL-KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images

Fighters from the Nour al-Din al-Zenki unit, a moderate Syrian opposition faction affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood, rest in a rebel-held part of Aleppo, Syria, on Sept. 23.

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A child sleeps in a cart during the traditional costume and riflemen parade on the second day of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, Germany, on Sept. 23. The world's biggest beer festival runs until Oct. 7. CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images

A child sleeps in a cart during the traditional costume and riflemen parade on the second day of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, Germany, on Sept. 23. The world’s biggest beer festival runs until Oct. 7.

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Indian laborers rest during a 12-hour statewide strike called by the Bharatiya Janata Party to protest the deaths of two students allegedly killed by police in Kolkata on Sept. 26. DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images

Indian laborers rest during a 12-hour statewide strike called by the Bharatiya Janata Party to protest the deaths of two students allegedly killed by police in Kolkata on Sept. 26.

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Palestinian students protest in front of a school administered by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency and financed by U.S. aid, in the Balata refugee camp near Nablus in the occupied West Bank, on Sept. 25. Earlier this year, the United States, by far the biggest contributor to UNRWA, announced it was halting funding to the agency. JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinian students protest in front of a school administered by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in the Balata refugee camp near Nablus in the occupied West Bank on Sept. 25. This year, the United States, by far the biggest contributor to UNRWA, announced it was halting funding to the agency.

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The basilica of St.Peter's is reflected in musical instruments during the pope's weekly general audience at the Vatican on Sept. 26. TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images

St.Peter’s Basilica is reflected in musical instruments during the pope’s weekly general audience at the Vatican on Sept. 26.

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A snake keeper shows off a python at an agriculture fair in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on Sept. 25. JOHN WESSELS/AFP/Getty Images

A snake keeper shows off a python at an agriculture fair in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on Sept. 25.

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A man rests as crypts are adapted for hundreds of unidentified bodies at the municipal pantheon in El Salto, Jalisco State, Mexico, on Sept. 25. - Dozens of Mexicans searching for missing relatives amid a wave of violence linked to powerful drug cartels traveled to Guadalajara, where a scandal has erupted over a truck full of unidentified bodies that overflowed local morgues. ULISES RUIZ/AFP/Getty Images

A man rests as crypts are adapted for hundreds of unidentified bodies at the municipal pantheon in El Salto, in Mexico’s Jalisco state, on Sept. 25. Amid a wave of violence linked to drug cartels, dozens of Mexicans searching for missing relatives traveled to Guadalajara, where a scandal has erupted over a truck full of unidentified bodies that overflowed local morgues.

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Inmates play basketball in the Quezon City jail in suburban Manila on Sept. 25. NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images

Inmates play basketball in the Quezon City jail in suburban Manila, Philippines, on Sept. 25.

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Workers test electronic ballots that will be used in the first round elections on Oct. 7 at the Regional Electoral Court in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, on Sept. 27. DOUGLAS MAGNO/AFP/Getty Images

Workers test electronic ballots that will be used in the Oct. 7 first-round elections at the Regional Electoral Court in Belo Horizonte, in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state, on Sept. 27.

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An Indian commuter walks amid air pollution in New Delhi on Sept. 26. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP/Getty Images

An Indian commuter walks amid air pollution in New Delhi on Sept. 26.

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Venezuelans migrants sleep as they wait to attend the second Job Fair for Venezuelans in Colombia, on Sept. 27. JOAQUIN SARMIENTO/AFP/Getty Images

Venezuelan migrants sleep as they wait to attend the second Job Fair for Venezuelans in Colombia on Sept. 27.

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A Congolese man carries a sack in Kinshasa, a port along the Congo River, on Sept. 25. JOHN WESSELS/AFP/Getty Images

A Congolese man carries a sack in Kinshasa, a port along the Congo River, on Sept. 25.

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Farmers pose with a Chinese national flag made from chilli peppers and corn on Longquan mountain in Lishui in China's eastern Zhejiang province on Sept. 26. Farmers made the flag to mark the upcoming National Day. -/AFP/Getty Images

Farmers pose with a Chinese national flag made from chili peppers and corn on Longquan Mountain in Lishui in China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Sept. 26.

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Visitors wearing traditional Korean hanbok dresses pose for photos at Gyeongbokgung palace in Seoul on Sept. 26. ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images

Visitors wearing traditional Korean hanbok pose for photos at Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul on Sept. 26.

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A demonstrator's dog is seen during the March For The Many, calling for a people's vote on the final outcome of the government's Brexit negotiations, in Liverpool, England, on Sept. 23. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

A demonstrator’s dog is seen during the March for the Many, an anti-Brexit march, in Liverpool, England, on Sept. 23.

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