Riot police officers detain a protester during an unauthorized rally demanding that independent and opposition candidates be allowed to run for office in local elections in September, at Moscow's Trubnaya Square on July 27. KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images

A Week in World Photos

Floods in India and Pakistan, a symbolic sculpture in Syria, and protests in Moscow, Hong Kong, and Khartoum.

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Riot police officers detain a protester during an unauthorized rally demanding that independent and opposition candidates be allowed to run for office in local elections in September, at Moscow's Trubnaya Square on July 27. KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images

Riot police officers detain a protester during an unauthorized rally demanding that independent and opposition candidates be allowed to run for office in local elections in September at Moscow’s Trubnaya Square on July 27.

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Orthodox nuns take part in a religious procession in Kiev on July 27. SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images

Orthodox nuns take part in a religious procession in Kiev, Ukraine, on July 27.

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A fan waves a French national flag as the pack rides uphill during the 19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and Tignes on July 26. JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images

A fan waves a French national flag as the pack rides uphill during the 19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and Tignes on July 26.

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Activists march during a demonstration in favor of free abortion in Santiago, Chile, on July 25. MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images

Activists march during a demonstration in favor of free and legal abortion in Santiago, Chile, on July 25.

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An Indian man stands next to a whale shark that washed ashore and was lifted out by a crane for inspection in the Kasimedu fishing harbour in Chennai on July 27. ARUN SANKAR/AFP/Getty Images

An Indian man stands next to a whale shark that washed ashore and was lifted out by a crane for inspection in the Kasimedu fishing harbor in Chennai on July 27.

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Some of the soldiers joining the Salvadoran Armed Forces remain at Gerardo Barrios square in the historical center of San Salvador to be reviewed by President Nayib Bukele on July 29. Bukele ordered the incorporation of 1,000 men to the Armed Forces to reinforce his Territorial Control Plan against gangs. MARVIN RECINOS/AFP/Getty Images

Some of the soldiers joining the Salvadoran Armed Forces remain at Gerardo Barrios Square in the historical center of San Salvador to be reviewed by President Nayib Bukele on July 29. Bukele ordered the incorporation of 1,000 new members to reinforce his Territorial Control Plan against gangs.

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A Catholic faithful smeared in burnt oil takes part in the opening of the 10-day celebration of the Santo Domingo de Guzman festival in Managua on Aug. 1. INTI OCON/AFP/Getty Images

A Catholic smeared in burnt oil takes part in the opening of the 10-day celebration of the Santo Domingo de Guzmán festival in Managua, Nicaragua, on Aug. 1.

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Demonstrators burn tires in the middle of a main street in Khartoum, Sudan, on July 27 as they protest the results of the probe into the June raid on a Khartoum protest camp. ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images

Demonstrators burn tires in the middle of a main street in Khartoum, Sudan, on July 27 as they protest the results of the probe into the June raid on a protest camp.

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Supporters of the Jamiat Ulma-e-Islam political party wave flags during an anti-government rally in Quetta, Pakistan, on July 28. The prime minister faces growing anger by opposition parties which accuse his government of being responsible for the teetering economy, running inflation, and unemployment in the country. BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images

Supporters of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam political party wave flags during an anti-government rally in Quetta, Pakistan, on July 28. The prime minister faces growing anger by opposition parties, which accuse his government of being responsible for the teetering economy, running inflation, and unemployment in the country.

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A woman is whipped in public in Banda Aceh in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province as punishment for being too close to the opposite sex on Aug. 1. Six men and five women, all in their late teens and early 20s, received between eight and 32 strokes as dozens of spectators watched. CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP/Getty Images

A woman is whipped in public in Banda Aceh in Indonesia’s conservative Aceh province as punishment for being too close to the opposite sex on Aug. 1. Six men and five women, all in their late teens and early 20s, received between eight and 32 strokes as dozens of spectators watched.

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People hold candles during celebrations for Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s 67th birthday in Bangkok on July 28. LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images

People hold candles during celebrations for Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s 67th birthday in Bangkok on July 28.

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A giant sculpture features crossed hands with bracelets showing the Turkish and Syrian Rebel flags stands in a roundabout in the town of Azaz in the heart of a Turkish zone of influence in Syria's northern Aleppo province north of Aleppo near the Turkish border on July 27. NAZEER AL-KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images

A giant sculpture features crossed hands with bracelets showing the Turkish and Syrian rebel flags stands in a roundabout in the town of Azaz in the heart of a Turkish zone of influence in Syria’s northern Aleppo province near the Turkish border on July 27.

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Syrian Kurds in traditional clothing dance the Dabke in a street festival in of Rumaylan in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province on July 27. DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images

Syrian Kurds in traditional clothing dance the Dabke in a street festival in Syria’s northeastern Hasakah province on July 27.

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More than 400 hot air balloons take off from the Chambley-Bussieres airbase in eastern France during a failed attempt to break the simultaneous air-balloon takeoff world record on July 29. JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images

More than 400 hot air balloons take off from the Chambley-Bussières air base in eastern France during a failed attempt to break the simultaneous air-balloon takeoff world record on July 29.

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Iraqi Kurdish women mourn at the site of a mass grave of victims likely killed during the reign of Saddam Hussein in the southern province of Mutahanna on July 30. HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images

Iraqi Kurdish women mourn at the site of a mass grave of victims likely killed during the reign of Saddam Hussein in the southern province of Muthanna on July 30.

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A police officer points a firearm during a clash with protesters who had gathered outside Kwai Chung police station, in support of protesters detained and charged with rioting, in Hong Kong on July 30. ISAAC LAWRENCE/AFP/Getty Images

A police officer points a firearm during a clash with protesters who had gathered outside Kwai Chung police station in support of protesters detained and charged with rioting in Hong Kong on July 30.

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People from the finance community hold umbrellas and shine lights during a protest against a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong on Aug. 1. ISAAC LAWRENCE/AFP/Getty Images

People from the finance community hold umbrellas and shine lights during a protest against a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong on Aug. 1.

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Indian social activists take part in a rally in front of the India Gate monument in solidarity with the Unnao rape victim in New Delhi on July 29. An Indian teenager who accused a senior politician of rape is fighting for her life after being critically injured in a crash that killed two relatives, raising suspicions of foul play. SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images

Indian social activists take part in a rally in front of the India Gate monument in solidarity with the Unnao rape victim in New Delhi on July 29. An Indian teenager who accused a senior politician of rape is fighting for her life after being critically injured in a crash that killed two relatives, raising suspicions of foul play.

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A worker walks across two ships at a ship dockyard on the banks of the Yangon River in Myanmar on July  30. SAI AUNG MAIN/AFP/Getty Images

A worker walks across two ships at a dockyard on the banks of the Yangon River in Myanmar on July 30.

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A woman in a casket is carried during the annual Procession of the Shrouds to celebrate Saint Martha, the Saint of resurrection, in the village of Santa Marta de Ribarteme, northwestern Spain, on July 29. People who have escaped death lie in caskets and are carried by relatives in a gesture of thanksgiving for being kept alive. MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images

A woman in a casket is carried during the annual Procession of the Shrouds to celebrate Saint Martha, the saint of resurrection, in the village of Santa Marta de Ribarteme, northwestern Spain, on July 29. People who have escaped death lie in caskets and are carried by relatives in a gesture of thanksgiving for being kept alive.

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Palestinian men perform fire breathing on the beach as an entertainment for children during the summer vacation in Gaza City on Aug. 1. MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images

Palestinian men perform fire breathing on a beach to entertain children during summer vacation in Gaza City on Aug. 1.

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A man trips in rushing floodwaters as he tries to hold onto a rope to help people cross the street following heavy monsoon rains outside the Moinuddin Chishti sufi shrine in Ajmer, India, on Aug. 1. SHAUKAT AHMED/AFP/Getty Images

A man trips in rushing floodwaters as he tries to hold on to a rope to help people cross the street following heavy monsoon rains outside the Moinuddin Chishti Sufi shrine in Ajmer, India, on Aug. 1.

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A member of the crew assembles a sailing reed boat Beloslav, Bulgaria, on July 25. A team of researchers and volunteers from eight countries are preparing to set out on a 7000-nautical-mile voyage to test the hypothesis that prehistoric trade routes traversed the high seas. NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images

A crew member assembles a sailing reed boat in Beloslav, Bulgaria, on July 25. A team of researchers and volunteers from eight countries are preparing to set out on a 700-nautical-mile voyage to test the hypothesis that prehistoric trade routes traversed the high seas.

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Young boys play among floodwaters during heavy monsoon rains in Karachi, Pakistan, on July 31. RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images

Young boys play among floodwaters during heavy monsoon rains in Karachi, Pakistan, on July 31.

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Lebanese beachgoers watch as small turtles crawl on the sandy beach of al-Mansouri near Lebanon's southern city of Tyre on July 31. MAHMOUD ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images

Lebanese beachgoers watch as small turtles crawl on the sandy beach of Mansouri near Lebanon’s southern city of Tyre on July 31.

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Japanese lawmaker Eiko Kimura is surrounded by the media upon her arrival at Parliament in Tokyo on Aug. 1. Two lawmakers with serious paralysis took their seats in Japan's upper house to cheers from supporters, marking the first time those with severe disabilities have served in the body. KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images

Japanese lawmaker Eiko Kimura is surrounded by the media upon her arrival at Parliament in Tokyo on Aug. 1. Two lawmakers with serious paralysis took their seats in Japan’s upper house to cheers from supporters, marking the first time those with severe disabilities have served in the chamber.

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Ethiopian girls take part in a national tree-planting drive in the capital Addis Ababa on July 28. Ethiopia says it plans to plant 4 billion trees by October as part of a global movement to restore forests and help fight climate change. MICHAEL TEWELDE/AFP/Getty Images

Ethiopian girls take part in a national tree-planting drive in the capital, Addis Ababa, on July 28. Ethiopia says it plans to plant 4 billion trees by October as part of a global movement to restore forests and help fight climate change.

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Photovoltaic solar panels sweep the landscape at a floating solar-energy farm in southern France on July 30. GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images

Photovoltaic solar panels sweep the landscape at a floating solar-energy farm in southern France on July 30.

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People light flares as they observe a minute of silence to mark the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi German occupiers during World War II in Poland on Aug. 1. JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images

People light flares as they observe a minute of silence to mark the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi German occupiers during World War II in Poland on Aug. 1.

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