Migrants wait to board in a bus as they transfer to a camp following a rescue operation by a Frontex patrol vessel at the port of Skala Sikamias on the Greek island of Lesbos on Oct. 2. ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP via Getty Images

A Week in World Photos

Migrants in Greece, an election in Kosovo, and protests in Iraq, Ecuador, and Hong Kong.

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Migrants wait to board in a bus as they transfer to a camp following a rescue operation by a Frontex patrol vessel at the port of Skala Sikamias on the Greek island of Lesbos on Oct. 2. ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP via Getty Images

Migrants wait to board a bus as they transfer to a camp following a rescue operation at the port of Skala Sikamias on the Greek island of Lesbos on Oct. 2.

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Supporters of the leader of the Alliance for the Future of Kosovo and parliamentary elections candidate for prime minister, Ramush Haradinaj attend a rally in Pristina on Oct. 3. ARMEND NIMANI/AFP via Getty Images

Supporters of Ramush Haradinaj, the leader of the Alliance for the Future of Kosovo (AAK) and parliamentary elections candidate for prime minister, attend a rally in Pristina on Oct. 3.

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An Iraqi protester waves a flag during a demonstration against state corruption, failing public services, and unemployment in the Baladiyat district of Baghdad on Oct. 2. AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP via Getty Images

An Iraqi protester waves a flag during a demonstration against state corruption, failing public services, and unemployment in the Baladiyat district of Baghdad on Oct. 2.

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A young Burundian refugee licks his hand during a meal at the Nyabitara Transit site in Ruyigi, Burundi, on Oct. 3.  Nearly 600 Burundians who fled political violence in their home country to Tanzania were repatriated voluntarily, the U.N. refugee agency said, after the Tanzanian government vowed that from Oct. 1 it would start repatriating all Burundians, willing or not. TCHANDROU NITANGA/AFP via Getty Images

A young Burundian refugee licks his hand during a meal at the Nyabitara transit site in Ruyigi, Burundi, on Oct. 3. Nearly 600 Burundians who fled political violence in their home country to Tanzania were repatriated voluntarily, the U.N. refugee agency said, after the Tanzanian government vowed that from Oct. 1 it would start repatriating all Burundians, willing or not.

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Nepali Hindu devotees carry a chariot representing deities as they walk to the Shikali temple during celebrations for the Shikali Jatra festival on the outskirts of Kathmandu on Oct. 4. PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP via Getty Images

Nepali Hindu devotees carry a chariot representing deities as they walk to the Shikali temple during celebrations for the Shikali Jatra festival on the outskirts of Kathmandu on Oct. 4.

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A Syrian boy watches as Turkish military vehicles, part of a U.S. military convoy, take part in joint patrol in the Syrian village of al-Hashisha along the border with Turkey on Oct. 4. DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images

A Syrian boy watches as Turkish military vehicles, part of a U.S. military convoy, take part in a joint patrol in the Syrian village of Hashisha along the border with Turkey on Oct. 4.

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Paraguayan firefighters and soldiers try to extinguish a fire at the Guasu Metropolitan Park in Luque, Paraguay, on Oct. 1. NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP via Getty Images

Paraguayan firefighters and soldiers try to extinguish a fire at the Guasu Metropolitan Park in Luque on Oct. 1.

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A demonstrator pulls a giant Catalan pro-independence flag during a protest marking the second anniversary of a banned independence referendum in Barcelona on Oct. 1. PAU BARRENA/AFP via Getty Images

A demonstrator pulls a giant Catalan pro-independence flag during a protest marking the second anniversary of a banned independence referendum in Barcelona on Oct. 1.

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A fishing boat is seen smashed after a bridge collapsed in the Nanfangao fish harbour in Suao township, eastern Taiwan, killing at least four people on Oct. 2. SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images

A fishing boat is seen smashed after a bridge collapsed in the Nanfangao fish harbor in Suao township, eastern Taiwan, killing at least four people, on Oct. 2.

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Chinese participants take part in a gala in Tiananmen Square to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China in Beijing on Oct. 1. NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images

A crowd takes part in a gala in Tiananmen Square to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China in Beijing on Oct. 1.

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Police detain a protester during demonstrations in the Wanchai district of Hong Kong on Oct. 1, 2019. The strife-torn city marked the 70th anniversary of communist China's founding with defiant "Day of Grief" protests and fresh clashes with police. NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images

Police detain a protester during demonstrations in the Wan Chai district of Hong Kong on Oct. 1. The strife-torn city marked the 70th anniversary of communist China’s founding with defiant Day of Grief protests and fresh clashes with police.

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Chinese troops march during a military parade in Tiananmen Square in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on Oct. 1. GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images

Chinese troops march during a military parade in Tiananmen Square in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on Oct. 1.

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A protester throws a tear gas canister fired by police in the Sha Tin district of Hong Kong on Oct. 1. ISAAC LAWRENCE/AFP/Getty Images

A protester throws a tear gas canister fired by police in the Sha Tin district of Hong Kong on Oct. 1.

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A woman walks past Chinese flags pasted on a wall in the Tsim Sha Tsui district in Hong Kong on Oct. 1. PHILIP FONG/AFP/Getty Images

A woman walks past Chinese flags pasted on a wall in the Tsim Sha Tsui district in Hong Kong on Oct. 1.

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People take part in a march against a potential government ban on protesters wearing face masks in Hong Kong on Oct. 4. NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty Images

People take part in a march against a potential government ban on protesters wearing face masks in Hong Kong on Oct. 4.

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Sheep stand in a field as the Norwegian Encore cruise ship makes its way over the river Ems near Emden, northern Germany, on Oct. 1. PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images

Sheep stand in a field as the Norwegian Encore cruise ship makes its way over the river Ems near Emden, northern Germany, on Oct. 1.

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Former employees of the Thomas Cook travel firm demonstrate after delivering a petition calling for a full inquiry into the company’s collapse and for the firm’s directors to pay back their bonuses in London on Oct. 2. The company collapsed on Sept. 23, leaving hundreds of thousands of holidaygoers stranded and sparking the United Kingdom’s biggest repatriation since World War II. TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images

Former employees of the Thomas Cook travel firm demonstrate after delivering a petition calling for a full inquiry into the company’s collapse and for the firm’s directors to pay back their bonuses in London on Oct. 2. The company collapsed on Sept. 23, leaving hundreds of thousands of holidaygoers stranded and sparking the United Kingdom’s biggest repatriation since World War II.

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An Afghan child sits on a water tank at Nadir Khan hill in Kabul on Oct. 1. SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images

An Afghan child sits on a water tank at Nadir Khan hill in Kabul on Oct. 1.

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The coffin of the late French president Jacques Chirac is carried from the Saint Sulpice Church in Paris following his funeral service on Sept. 30. FRANCOIS MORI/AFP/Getty Images

The coffin of late French President Jacques Chirac is carried from St. Sulpice Church in Paris following his funeral service on Sept. 30.

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A student dressed like Mahatma Gandhi attends an event at a school in Chennai to mark the 150th anniversary of the Indian independence leader’s birth on Oct. 2. ARUN SANKAR/AFP via Getty Images

A student dressed as Mohandas Gandhi attends an event at a school in Chennai to mark the 150th anniversary of the Indian independence leader’s birth on Oct. 2.

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Children hold Kashmiri and Pakistani flags as they take part in an anti-Indian protest rally in Lahore on Oct. 3. ARIF ALI/AFP via Getty Images

Children hold Kashmiri and Pakistani flags as they take part in an anti-Indian protest rally in Lahore on Oct. 3.

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A Mexican soldier burns a marijuana plantation in Cosala, Mexico, on Oct. 2. RASHIDE FRIAS/AFP via Getty Images

A Mexican soldier burns a marijuana plantation in Cosalá, Mexico, on Oct. 2.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media during a meeting with President of Finland Sauli Niinisto at the White House in Washington on Oct. 2. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media during a meeting with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto at the White House in Washington on Oct. 2.

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Anti-government protesters shout slogans and wave placards at a rally calling for president Moon Jae-in to step down in central Seoul on Oct. 3. Moon's approval rating recently hit a record low after he appointed a scandal-tainted ally as justice minister. ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images

Anti-government protesters shout slogans and wave placards at a rally calling for President Moon Jae-in to step down in central Seoul on Oct. 3. Moon’s approval rating recently hit a record low after he appointed a scandal-tainted ally as justice minister.

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Riot police arrest a demonstrator during a protest following the announcement of a transport strike against Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno's government economic policies in downtown Quito on Oct. 3. RODRIGO BUENDIA/AFP via Getty Images

Riot police arrest a demonstrator during a protest following the announcement of a transport strike against Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno’s economic policies in downtown Quito on Oct. 3.

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Spectators watch the IAAF Athletics World Championships at the Khalifa International stadium in Doha, Qatar, on Oct. 3. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images

Spectators watch the IAAF Athletics World Championships at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, on Oct. 3.

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Relatives of 28-year-old Alaa Hamdan, who was killed by Israeli fire during clashes along the Gaza border, mourn during his funeral in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza strip on Oct. 4. MAHMUD HAMS/AFP via Getty Images

Relatives of 28-year-old Alaa Hamdan, who was killed by Israeli fire during clashes along the Gaza border, mourn during his funeral in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip on Oct. 4.

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A devotee of a Chinese shrine walks on ambers during the annual Vegetarian Festival in Phuket, Thailand, on Oct. 4. The festival begins on the first evening of the ninth lunar month and lasts for nine days, with many religious devotees slashing themselves with swords, piercing their cheeks with sharp objects, and committing other painful acts to purify themselves, taking on the sins of the community. MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP via Getty Images

A devotee of a Chinese shrine walks on ambers during the annual Vegetarian Festival in Phuket, Thailand, on Oct. 4. The festival begins on the first evening of the ninth lunar month and lasts for nine days, with many religious devotees slashing themselves with swords, piercing their cheeks with sharp objects, and committing other painful acts to purify themselves, taking on the sins of the community.

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Children stand near a sewage drain canal covered in garbage in New Delhi on Oct. 4. NOEMI CASSANELLI/AFP via Getty Images

Children stand near a sewage drain canal covered in garbage in New Delhi on Oct. 4.

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A demonstrator waves a Haitian flag during a protest against President Jovenel Moise outside the United Nation's main base in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Oct. 4. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images

A demonstrator waves a Haitian flag during a protest against President Jovenel Moïse outside the United Nations’ main base in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Oct. 4.

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A young boy try to extinguish a fire at a peatland area near their neighbourhood in Pekanbaru, Riau province, Indonesia, on Oct. 4. WAHYUDI/AFP via Getty Images

A young boy tries to extinguish a fire at a peatland area near his neighborhood in Pekanbaru, Riau province, Indonesia, on Oct. 4.

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Nos do Morro dance group performs at the Favela stage during the Rock in Rio festival at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 3. The week-long Rock in Rio festival started Sept. 27, with international stars as headliners, more than 700,000 spectators, and calls for social actions including the preservation of the Amazon rainforest. MAURO PIMENTEL/AFP via Getty Images

A dance group performs during the Rock in Rio festival at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro on Oct. 3. The weeklong event started Sept. 27, with international stars as headliners, more than 700,000 spectators, and calls for social actions including the preservation of the Amazon rainforest.

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