Citizens hide from Zimbabwean soldiers in the streets of Harare on Aug. 1 after protests erupted over alleged fraud in the country's election. ALEX MCBRIDE /AFP/Getty Images

A Week in World Photos

Protests in Zimbabwe, soldiers’ remains in Hawaii, and a fringe festival in Scotland.

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Citizens hide from Zimbabwean soldiers in the streets of Harare on Aug. 1 after protests erupted over alleged fraud in the country's election. ALEX MCBRIDE /AFP/Getty Images

Citizens hide from Zimbabwean soldiers in the streets of Harare on Aug. 1, after protests erupted over alleged fraud in the country’s election.

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A Zimbabwean soldier beats a man in Harare on Aug. 1 during election protests. At least three were reported killed as the army fired live ammunition to disperse protesters who fought back with stones. ZINYANGE AUNTONY/AFP/Getty Images

A Zimbabwean soldier beats a man during election protests in Harare on Aug. 1. At least three were reported killed as the army fired live ammunition to disperse protesters who fought back with stones.

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A supporter of Zimbabwean opposition MDC Alliance pushes a barrel in front of a fire in Harare on Aug. 1. LUIS TATO/AFP/Getty Images

A supporter of the Zimbabwean opposition MDC Alliance pushes a barrel in front of a fire in Harare on Aug. 1.

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A veiled woman takes pictures during a demonstration on Aug. 1 the first day after implementation of a face veil ban in Copenhagen, Denmark. Denmark's controversial ban on the Islamic full-face veil in public spaces came into force as women protested the measure which fines anyone wearing the garment. MADS CLAUS RASMUSSEN/AFP/Getty Images

A veiled woman takes pictures during a demonstration after implementation of a nationwide face veil ban in Copenhagen on Aug. 1. Denmark’s controversial ban on the Islamic full-face veil in public spaces came into force as women protested the measure, which fines anyone wearing the garment.

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Catholic faithful smeared in burnt oil take part in the opening of the 10-day celebration of the Santo Domingo de Guzman festival in Managua, Nicaragua, on Aug. 1. MARVIN RECINOS/AFP/Getty Images

Catholic faithful smeared in burnt oil take 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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Flag-draped transfer cases with the remains of American soldiers repatriated from North Korea are seen during a ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Aug. 1. RONEN ZILBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images

Flag-draped transfer cases with the remains of U.S. soldiers repatriated from North Korea are seen during a ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu on Aug. 1.

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A reveller disguised as a mythological character holds a girl during a parade marking the start of San Salvador's patron saints festival in honour of Divino Salvador del Mundo in El Salvador on Aug. 1. OSCAR RIVERA/AFP/Getty Images

A reveler disguised as a mythological character holds a girl during a parade marking the start of San Salvador’s patron saints festival in honor of Divino Salvador del Mundo in El Salvador on Aug. 1.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men are sprayed with water cannons by Israeli security forces during a protest in Jerusalem on Aug. 2. Police said they were protesting against the arrest of an ultra-Orthodox man accused of evading the military draft. MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men are sprayed with water cannons by Israeli security forces during a protest in Jerusalem on Aug. 2. Police said protesters were spurred by the arrest of an ultra-Orthodox man accused of evading the military draft.

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Firefighters conduct a controlled burn to defend houses against flames from the Ranch fire as it continues to spreads toward Upper Lake, California, on Aug. 2. Several large-scale blazes have turned around 200,000 acres of the state into an ashen wasteland, destroyed expensive homes, and killed eight fire personnel and civilians. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

Firefighters conduct a controlled burn to defend houses against flames from the so-called Ranch Fire as it spreads toward Upper Lake, California, on Aug. 2. Several large-scale blazes have turned around 200,000 acres of the state into an ashen wasteland, destroyed homes, and killed eight fire personnel and civilians.

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Visitors walk along the Cau Vang "Golden Bridge" in the Ba Na Hills near Danang on July 31. Nestled in the forested hills of central Vietnam, two giant concrete hands emerge from the trees, holding up a glimmering bridge, the country's latest eccentric tourist draw. LINH PHAM/AFP/Getty Images

Visitors walk along the Cau Vang "Golden Bridge" in the Ba Na hills near Danang, Vietnam, on July 31. Nestled in the forested hills of central Vietnam, two giant concrete hands emerge from the trees holding up a glimmering bridge, the country’s latest eccentric tourist draw.

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Local firefighters spray water to cool down elephants of the Arene circus due to high temperatures in Gilleleje, Denmark, on Aug. 2. MADS CLAUS RASMUSSEN/AFP/Getty Images

Local firefighters spray water to cool down elephants of the Arena circus to combat high temperatures in Gilleleje, Denmark, on Aug. 2.

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People row through floodwaters in Hanoi's suburban Chuong My district on Aug. 2. Heavy rains in Vietnam have flooded the area over the past 10 days. NHAC NGUYEN/AFP/Getty Images

Residents row through floodwaters in Hanoi’s suburban Chuong My district on Aug. 2. Heavy rains in Vietnam have flooded the area over the past 10 days.

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Workers harvest seed pods of lotus flowers from a pond in Tancheng in China's eastern Shandong province on Aug. 1. -/AFP/Getty Images

Workers harvest the seedpods of lotus flowers from a pond in Tancheng, in China’s eastern Shandong province, on Aug. 1.

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A diver poses next to an immersed car off the coast of Sidon, Lebanon, on Aug. 1. Environmental activists dropped old battle tanks and other vehicles into the Mediterranean Sea, to create new habitat for marine life. IBRAHIM CHALHOUB/AFP/Getty Images

A diver poses next to a submerged car off the coast of Sidon, Lebanon, on Aug. 1. Environmental activists dropped old battle tanks and other vehicles into the Mediterranean Sea to create a new habitat for marine life.

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People gather in the mountains near Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock) in Forsand near Stavanger, western Norway, on Aug. 1 to see the movie Mission: Impossible—Fallout. Some of the scenes in the movie were filmed at the Norwegian landmark in November. CARINA JOHANSEN/AFP/Getty Images

People gather in the mountains near Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock) in Forsand, western Norway, on Aug. 1 to see the movie Mission: Impossible - Fallout. Some of the scenes in the movie were filmed at the Norwegian landmark last year.

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People wander through rows of flowering plants as the lavender season draws to a close at Hitchin Lavender farm on Aug. 2 in Hitchin, England. Leon Neal/Getty Images

People wander through rows of flowering plants as the lavender season draws to a close at a farm in Hitchin, England, on Aug. 2 .

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A girl cools off in a fountain at Manezhnaya Square on a warm summer day in downtown Moscow on Aug. 2. YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images

A girl cools off in a fountain at Manezhnaya Square on a warm summer day in downtown Moscow on Aug. 2.

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A woman with an umbrella walks in the rain past Umbrellas by Greek sculptor George Zongolopoulos in Thessaloniki on July 30. SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Images

A woman with an umbrella walks in the rain past Umbrellas by Greek sculptor George Zongolopoulos in Thessaloniki on July 30.

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Cyclists on the French team practice at the Sir Chris Hoy Veladrome prior to the European Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 31. Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

French cyclists practice at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome prior to the European Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 31.

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Colombia's Caterine Ibarguen celebrates after winning the women's triple jump during the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, on Aug. 1. LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images

Colombia’s Caterine Ibarguen celebrates after winning the women’s triple jump during the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia, on Aug. 1.

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Regional dancers perform at the Guelaguetza festival in Zaachila, Mexico, on July 30. The annual festival features music, dance, food, and handicrafts of different ethnic groups and tribes of the state of Oaxaca. PATRICIA CASTELLANOS/AFP/Getty Images

Regional dancers perform at the Guelaguetza festival in Zaachila, Mexico, on July 30. The annual event features music, dance, food, and handicrafts of ethnic groups and tribes from the state of Oaxaca.

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A seagull skims the water of the North Sea as it starts its flight from Baltrum, northwestern Germany, on July 31. FEDERICO GAMBARINI/AFP/Getty Images

A seagull skims the water of the North Sea as it starts its flight from Baltrum, northwestern Germany, on July 31.

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Actors Lucille and Cecilia promote their sea lion play on the Royal Mile for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival on Aug. 2 in Scotland. The event is the largest performing arts festival in the world, with more than 30,000 performances of more than 2,000 shows. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Actors Lucille and Cecilia promote their sea lion play on the Royal Mile for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland on on Aug. 2. The event is the largest performing arts festival in the world, with more than 30,000 performances of more than 2,000 shows.

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