A Palestinian boy uses a slingshot to throw stones towards Israeli army troops during clashes in the West Bank village of Kfar Qaddum, on September 11, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX        (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

The World in Photos this Week

Yemenis march at a protest against Saudi Arabia, Catalans hold rallies for independence from Spain, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel takes a selfie with a Syrian refugee.

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A Palestinian man wears a mask to protect his face from the dust as he walks past the Dome of the Rock mosque in the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, during a sandstorm on September 8, 2015, in the old city of Jerusalem. A massive sandstorm has blanketed much of the Middle East. Large parts of Lebanon, Israel and Cyprus were shrounded in a thick cloud of dust that meteorologists said had swept in from Iraq and Syria.  AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI
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A Palestinian man wears a mask to protect his face from dust as he walks past the Dome of the Rock mosque in Jerusalem on Sept. 8.

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Shiite-Huthi supporters shout slogans during a protest in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, against ongoing military operations carried out by the Saudi-led coalition and over claims that Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest sites and host to the Hajj, was denying Yemenis the right to attend this year's pilgrimage on September 11, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED HUWAIS        (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Houthi supporters shout slogans during a protest on Sept. 11 in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, against ongoing military operations carried out by the Saudi-led coalition.

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Human Rights activists perform outside La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, on September 11, 2015, on the 42nd anniversary of the military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet that deposed President Salvador Allende. AFP PHOTO /MARTIN BERNETTI        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Human Rights activists perform outside the presidential palace in Santiago, Chile on Sept. 11, on the 42nd anniversary of a military coup that deposed President Salvador Allende.

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People march in celebration of Catalan National Day on Sept. 11 in Barcelona, Spain.

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A Palestinian boy uses a slingshot to throw stones towards Israeli army troops during clashes in the West Bank village of Kfar Qaddum, on September 11, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX        (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

A Palestinian boy uses a slingshot to throw stones towards Israeli army troops during clashes in a West Bank village on Sept. 11.

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11:  A Port Authority Police officer prepares to present an American flag that survived the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, during an anniversary ceremony on September 11, 2015 in New York City. Today marks the 14th anniversary of the attacks where nearly 3,000 people were killed in New York, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A police officer prepares to present an American flag that survived the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, during an anniversary ceremony on Sept. 11 in New York City.

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VILAFRANCA DEL PENEDES, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 10:  Demonstrators carry a huge Pro-Independece Catalan flag as they march during a Catalan Pro-Independence demonstration on September 10, 2015 in Vilafranca del Penedes, Spain. The Spanish northeastern autonomous region celebrates its National Day on September 11 which coincides with the kick off of the electoral campaing. Political Parties for and against independence of Catalonia will hold a regional elections on September 27.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Demonstrators carry a pro-independence Catalan flag through Vilafranca del Penedes, Spain, on Sept. 10.

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BERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 10:  German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses for a selfie with a migrant from Syria after she visited the AWO Refugium Askanierring shelter for migrants on September 10, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Merkel visited several facilities for migrants today, including an application center for asylum-seekers, a school with welcome classes for migrant children and a migrant shelter. Thousands of migrants are currently arriving in Germany every day, most of them via the Balkans and Austria. Germany is expecting to receive 800,000 asylum applicants this year.(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses for a selfie with a migrant from Syria after she visited a shelter for migrants on Sept. 10 in Berlin, Germany.

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Chinese workers collect crude salt at Taibei Saltern in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province on September 10, 2015. China's factory gate prices fell at their fastest rate in six years in August, the government said on September 10, as Premier Li Keqiang warned that transforming the world's second-largest economy will be a "painful and treacherous" process.   AFP PHOTO  -- CHINA OUT        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Chinese workers collect crude salt in east China's Jiangsu Province on Sept. 10.

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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 09:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (2nd L) gives a thumbs up to photographers during a rally against the Iran nuclear deal on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol September 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people gathered for the rally, organized by the Tea Party Patriots, which featured conservative pundits and politicians.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to photographers during a rally against the Iran nuclear deal on Sept. 9 in Washington, D.C.

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LESBOS, GREECE - SEPTEMBER 09:  Refugees line up to board a ferry at the port of Mytilini on September 9, 2015 in Lesbos, Greece. Greece has been overwhelmed this year by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands. More than 230,000 people have landed on Greek shores this year, pushing the island of Lesbos to its limits. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Refugees line up to board a ferry at a port in Lesbos, Greece, on Sept. 9.

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Members of Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate and its allies sit on top of a former Syrian army MiG-21 figther jet after they seized the Abu Duhur military airport, the last regime-held military base in northwestern Idlib province on September 9, 2015 in the latest setback for President Bashar al-Assad's forces. Al-Nusra Front and a coalition of mostly Islamist groups captured the military airport after a siege that lasted two years, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. AFP PHOTO / OMAR HAJ KADOUR        (Photo credit should read OMAR HAJ KADOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Members of Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate sit on top of a fighter jet captured from a Syrian government air force base on Sept. 9.

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Police stand between pro-Israeli (foreground) and pro-Palestinian demonstrators outside the gates of Downing Street in London on September 9, 2015. Over 100 pro-Israeli demonstrators and hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists rallied in front of Downing Street in London ahead of a planned visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu visits Britain this week for talks with his counterpart David Cameron as the right-wing Israeli leader faces diplomatic pressure over West Bank settlements and stalled peace efforts. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS        (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Police stand between pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian demonstrators at a rally in London on Sept. 9, ahead of a planned visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - SEPTEMBER 09:  A Syrian woman carries her baby on her chest as she leads family members past Hungarian police after being caught in a surge of migrants attempting to board a train bound for Munich, Germany at the Keleti railway station on September 9, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary. Migrants in Budapest are concerned that governments will soon close or severely limit continued travel access to Austria and Germany. Since the beginning of 2015 the number of migrants using the so-called 'Balkans route' has exploded with migrants arriving in Greece from Turkey and then travelling on through Macedonia and Serbia before entering the EU via Hungary. The number of people leaving their homes in war torn countries such as Syria, marks the largest migration of people since World War II.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

A Syrian woman leads family members past police on Sept. 9, after being caught in Budapest, Hungary, attempting to board a train heading to Germany.

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A man walks through a shrine on Sept. 6 in Kyoto, Japan, as the city undergoes a massive boom in tourism.

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LESBOS, GREECE - SEPTEMBER 08:  Tents are seen at a refugee camp on the outskirts of Mytilini on September 8, 2015 in Lesbos, Greece. More than 230,000 people have landed on Greek shores this year, pushing the island of Lesbos to it's limits. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Tents are seen at a refugee camp in Lesbos, Greece, on Sept. 8.

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Turkish nationalists demonstrate against the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) in Istanbul on September 8 ,2015. Turkish forces crossed into northern Iraq to pursue Kurdish militants on September 8 after the deadliest rebel attacks in years left dozens dead as the decades-long conflict escalated. Thirteen Turkish police were killed on September 8 in a new attack by PKK militants as violence in the east threatened to spiral out of control. That attack came two days after 16 Turkish soldiers were killed in a twin roadside bomb attack in Daglica in the southeastern Hakkari region, the army said, in the deadliest strike on troops in months. AFP PHOTOS / OZAN KOSE        (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkish nationalists demonstrate against the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) in Istanbul on Sept. 8.

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TIANJIN, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 08:  (CHINA OUT) Rescuers and machines clean up damaged shipping containers at the site of Tianjin warehouse explosion on September 8, 2015 in Tianjin, China. The death toll from the massive blasts in Tianjin rose to 161, and 12 people remained missing, officials said.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Rescuers and machines clean up damaged shipping containers at the site of a warehouse explosion in Tianjin, China, on Sept. 8.

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Moroccans adopt the position of the lifeless body of Syrian three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, who drowned while fleeing the Syrian war, during a rally to pay tribute to the tiny boy on September 7, 2015 on a beach in the  capital Rabat. Aylan's body was photographed lying face down in the sand with red and blue clothing on a Turkish beach, in a bleak image that rapidly went viral on social media.    AFP PHOTO / FADEL SENNA        (Photo credit should read FADEL SENNA/AFP/Getty Images)

Moroccans adopt the position of the lifeless body of Syrian three-year-old Aylan Kurdi during a rally on Sept. 7.

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Syrian children walk amid the dust during a sandstorm on September 7, 2015 at a refugee camp on the outskirts of the eastern Lebanese city of Baalbek.   AFP PHOTO / STR        (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian children walk amid the dust during a sandstorm on Sept. 7 at a refugee camp in Lebanon.

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A man narrowly avoids a charging bull during a tournament in Spain on Sept. 6.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 07:  Madame Tussauds refreshes its Queen Elizabeth II wax figure with a recreation of the longest reigning monarch's diamond jubilee dress at Madame Tussauds on September 7, 2015 in London, England. The wax figure was updated after Buckingham Palace announced that on September 9, 2015 Queen Elizabeth II would surpass Queen Victoria as the longest reigning monarch.  (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)

A wax figure of Queen Elizabeth II is adorned with a replica of the monarch's diamond jubilee dress on Sept. 7 in London.

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