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The World in Photos This Week

Dance lessons in Havana; clashes in Bahrain; and the Feast of the Epiphany in Ethiopia and the West Bank.

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Nepalese Hindu devotees pray while preparing to bathe in the Bagmati River during the month-long Swasthani festival in Kathmandu, Jan. 20.

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China Daily Life - Economy

People walk through a shopping district in central Beijing, Jan. 20.

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Worshippers light candles at the end of a mass celebrated by Pope Francis in Manila, Jan. 18.

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Kashmir Protests Against Caricatures Published in French Magazine

A Kashmiri Muslim shouts slogans during a Jan. 23 protest in Srinagar against caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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Indian midday meal workers demonstrate for a pay increase in Amritsar, Jan. 18.

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Christian Orthodox priests baptize a pilgrim in the River Jordan during the Feast of the Epiphany in the West Bank, Jan. 18.

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Anti-terrorist Mock Drill

Indian commandos take position during an anti-terror drill in Noida, Jan. 21, ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to India.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends the funeral of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh, Jan. 23.

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U.S. Restores Diplomatic Relations With Cuba

Students and instructors dance at the Casa de Tango in Havana, Jan. 20.

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Muslims Gather For The Bishwa Ijtema Annual Congregation

Muslim devotees arrive in Tongi, Bangladesh, on Jan. 18, the last day of the annual Bishwa Ijtema, the second largest gathering of Muslims in the world after the Hajj.

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Ethiopian worshippers head to a baptism as part of the Orthodox Christian Feast of the Epiphany, Jan. 18.

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Pope Francis Visits Philippines - Day 4

Pilgrims wait for Pope Francis to celebrate mass in Manila's Rizal Park, Jan. 18.

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Turkish police use water cannons and tear gas to disperse people demonstrating on Jan. 19, the eighth anniversary of the killing of a Turkish-Armenian newspaper editor.

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Indian Hindu devotees gather to bathe in the river in Allahabad, Jan. 20.

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People take part in the traditional Correfoc festival in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Jan. 17.

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ZAMBIA-VOTE

An electoral agent in Lusaka checks a voter roll as people queue outside to cast their ballots in the Zambian presidential election, Jan. 20.

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Indian Hindu devotees buy train tickets home on Jan. 20 after offering prayers in Allahabad.

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A Nepalese child plays among pigeons in a Kathmandu square, Jan. 19.

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A Bahraini protester takes cover during clashes with police in Manama following a Jan. 20 demonstration against the arrest of Shiite opposition movement leader Sheikh Ali Salman.

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A man rides by Ala-Too mountain in Kyrgyzstan, Jan. 18.

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