TOPSHOT - People protest against the government in Bucharest on February 6, 2017.
Romania's government formally repealed Sunday contentious corruption legislation that has sparked the biggest protests since the fall of dictator Nicolae Ceausescu in 1989, ministerial sources said. / AFP / Daniel MIHAILESCU        (Photo credit should read DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

The World in Photos This Week

People in China celebrate the end of Lunar New Year festivities; Romanians protest corruption; and Peruvians deal with torrential rains and flooding.

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TOPSHOT - A resident pours water on a fire as it destroys hundreds of  houses at an informal settlers community in Delpan, Tondo, Manila on February 7, 2017. / AFP / NOEL CELIS / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by NOEL CELIS has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [February] instead of [January]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require.        (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

A resident pours water on a fire as it destroys hundreds of houses at an informal settlers community in Manila, Philippines, on Feb. 7.

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TOPSHOT - People protest against the government in Bucharest on February 6, 2017.
Romania's government formally repealed Sunday contentious corruption legislation that has sparked the biggest protests since the fall of dictator Nicolae Ceausescu in 1989, ministerial sources said. / AFP / Daniel MIHAILESCU        (Photo credit should read DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

People protest lvernmental corruption in Bucharest, Romania, on Feb. 6.

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This photo taken on February 9, 2017 shows Chinese performers preparing to attend a local folk performance to celebrate the upcoming Lantern Festival in a village in Wuhan, central China's Hubei province. 
China celebrates the traditional Lantern Festival which formally marks the end of celebrations for the Chinese Lunar New Year period, 15 days after it began, and is celebrated by viewing lanterns and setting off fireworks, among other activities. / AFP / STR / China OUT        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Chinese performers in Wuhan prepare to attend a local folk performance on Feb. 9 to celebrate the upcoming Lantern Festival that marks the end of Lunar New Year celebrations.

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COX'S BAZAR, BANGLADESH - FEBRUARY 8: A girl carries a water jug in Kutapalong Rohingya refugee camp on February 8, 2017 in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. The United Nations estimates about 69,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since October last year after the Burmese army launched a campaign it calls 'clearance operations' in response to an attack on border police. Based on reports, Bangladesh plans to proceed with a controversial plan to relocate tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to a remote island in Bay of Bengal, despite warnings it is uninhabitable and prone to flooding. Waves of Rohingya civilians have fled across the border since last year, most living in makeshift camps and refugee centers with harrowing stories on the Burmese army committing human-rights abuses, such as gang rape, arson and extrajudicial killing. The Rohingya, a mostly stateless Muslim group numbering about 1.1 million, are the majority in Rakhine state and smaller communities in Bangladesh, Thailand and Malaysia. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

A Rohingya Muslim girl carries a water jug in a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on Feb. 8. The United Nations estimates about 69,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since October last year after the Burmese army launched a campaign it calls "clearance operations" in response to an attack on border police.

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TOPSHOT - People hold big handcuffs reading "Spanish democracy" outside the TSJC (Superior Court of Catalonia) in Barcelona on February 6, 2017 during the first day of the trial of former President of the Catalan Government and leader of Partit Democrata Europeu Catala (Catalan European Democratic Party) PDECAT Artur Mas in Barcelona on February 6, 2017.
Mas is charged with civil disobedience and misuse of public funds for holding a non-binding ballot on November 9, 2014 (9N) in which Catalans were asked to vote on whether their region should remain part of Spain. / AFP / Josep Lago        (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Catalonian separatist supporters in Barcelona protest outside the trial of Artur Mas, the leader of the Catalan European Democratic Party and former president of Catalonia, on Feb. 6. Mas was charged with civil disobedience and misuse of public funds for holding a non-binding ballot in 2014 asking Catalans to vote on whether their region should remain part of Spain.

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GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA - FEBRUARY 09: Guatemalan deportee Eric Perez, 23, kisses his daughter Kimberly, 18 months, after he arrived on an ICE deportation flight on February 9, 2017 to Guatemala City, Guatemala. The charter jet, carrying 135 deportees, arrived from Texas, where U.S. border agents catch the largest number illigal immigrants crossing into the United States, many of them from Central America. The Guatemalan Exterior Ministry gives the deportees phone calls to their family, lunch and a ride to their towns upon their return. U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to vastly increase the number of deportations as part of his platform to crack down on illegal immigration. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

A Guatemalan deported from the United States kisses his 18-month-old daughter after arriving on an ICE deportation flight to Guatemala City, Guatemala, on Feb. 9.

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TOPSHOT - Security officials force out South African opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members during South African President's speech for the 2017's State Of the Nation Address(SONA), on February 9, 2017, in Cape Town.
A violent brawl broke out in South Africa's parliament on February 9, 2017 as guards exchanged punches with opposition lawmakers who had shouted down President Jacob Zuma as he tried to deliver his state of the nation address. In chaotic scenes, about 30 guards dressed in white shirts forcibly ejected about 25 members from the radical leftist Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party who had prevented the president from speaking for about an hour. / AFP / POOL / SUMAYA HISHAM        (Photo credit should read SUMAYA HISHAM/AFP/Getty Images)

Security officials in South Africa's parliament in Cape Town force out members of the opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters after a violent brawl broke out during President Jacob Zuma's state of the nation address on Feb. 9.

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CILDIR, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 04:  Georgian dancers perform  during the Cildir Lake Golden Horse Festival on February 4, 2017 in Cildir, Turkey.  The Cildir Golden horse festival is a traditional turkish festival started four years ago to bring together horsemen from around the region to compete in traditional horse based events. The festival takes place on the towns frozen lake amid temperatures of -5 to -15 degrees.  Participants compete in several events including horse-drawn sled racing, horse racing, traditional horseback archery and the team event of Jereed (horseback javelin).  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Georgian dancers perform in Cildir, Turkey, on Feb. 4, during a traditional Turkish festival started four years ago that brings together horsemen from around the region to compete in traditional events.

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People demand early elections during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government outside the Supreme Court of Justice in Caracas on February 9, 2017. / AFP / JUAN BARRETO        (Photo credit should read JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)

People demand early elections during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government outside the Supreme Court of Justice in Caracas on Feb. 9.

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GREENVILLE, SC - FEBRUARY 6, 2017:  Iranian engineer Nazanin Zinouri, with her dog Dexter, gets a hug from Emma Porter after arriving at the Greenville Spartanburg Airport February 6, 2017 in Greenville, South Carolina. Zinouri, a Clemson graduate, works for a technology firm in Greenville, South Carolina and has lived in the United States for the last seven years. While attempting to return to South Carolina after a recent trip visiting family in Iran, she had been taken off her flight in Dubai as a result of the recent travel and immigration ban ordered by President Donald Trump. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

Iranian engineer Nazanin Zinouri gets a hug after arriving at the Greenville Spartanburg Airport in South Carolina on Feb. 6. Zinouri, who has lived in the United States for the past seven years, was one of the people denied entry under President Donald Trump's travel and immigration ban. She was allowed to return after a federal judge issued a stay on the order.

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TOPSHOT - A potential Indian Army recruit with long hair, in a predominantly Sikh area where men traditionally never cut their hair, has his chest measured during a physical fitness test at an Indian Army recruitment rally in Khasa on the outskirts of Amritsar on February 6, 2017.
The Indian Army is the world's largest standing volunteer army, with over a million active personnel and just under a million in reserve. / AFP / NARINDER NANU        (Photo credit should read NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)

A potential Indian Army recruit in a predominantly Sikh area has his chest measured during a physical fitness test at an Indian Army recruitment rally in Khasa on Feb. 6.

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BLACKPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07:  Starlings fly over Blackpool's North Pier as they gather in a murmuration on February 7, 2017 in Blackpool, England. The North Pier is closed for winter maintenance making it a safe and peaceful roost for the starlings at night. It is thought that starlings flock together in large groups for various reasons, such as flocking together makes it difficult for predators to target a single bird, it also keeps them warm. They gather over their  winter roosting site just before dusk and perform their acrobatic whirling motions before setting down for the night.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Starlings gather in a murmuration over Blackpool, England on Feb. 7.

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TOPSHOT - Women wade through stagnant water at the cemetery in Tucume, some 700 kilometers north of Lima, Peru, on February 6, 2017.
Torrential rains, landslides and overflowing of rivers have killed 25 people and affected over 200,000 in Peru since the beginning of the year.


 / AFP / CRIS BOURONCLE        (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Women wade through stagnant water caused by torrential rains at a cemetery in Tucume, Peru, on Feb. 6.

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Men throw stones at Military Police during a protest against the privatization of  Rio de Janeiro state water and sewerage utility (CEDAE) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 9, 2017. / AFP / Yasuyoshi Chiba        (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Men throw stones at military police during a protest against the privatization of Rio de Janeiro's state water and sewage utility on Feb. 9.

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CHUZHOU, CHINA - FEBRUARY 07:  A tide of job hunters who are eager to find jobs surge into the job fair on February 7, 2017 in Chuzhou, Anhui Province of China. Over 10,000 job vacancies provided by about a hundred enterprises in the job fair have attracted many job applicants.  (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

A tide of job hunters eager to find work surge into a job fair in Chuzhou, China on Feb. 7.

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TOPSHOT - Syrian girls buy a traditional snack in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of Damascus, on February 8, 2017.  / AFP / Sameer Al-Doumy        (Photo credit should read SAMEER AL-DOUMY/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian girls buy a traditional snack in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of Damascus, on Feb. 8.

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TOPSHOT - Hippopotamus calf, Nimba, bites its mother, Liberia, at the Fuengirola Bioparc, near Malaga on February 8, 2017. / AFP / JORGE GUERRERO        (Photo credit should read JORGE GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images)

A Hippopotamus calf bites its mother at the Fuengirola Bioparc near Malaga, Spain, on Feb. 8.

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TOPSHOT - Believers pray around a cross-shaped platform covered with candles placed in jars of honey during a ceremony marking the day of Saint Haralampi, Orthodox patron saint of bee-keepers, at the Church of the Blessed Virgin in Blagoevgrad, eastern Bulgaria, on February 10, 2017. / AFP / NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV        (Photo credit should read NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Believers pray around a cross-shaped platform covered with candles placed in jars of honey during a ceremony marking the day of Saint Haralampi, Orthodox patron saint of bee-keepers, at a church in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, on Feb. 10.

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TOPSHOT - Pakistani residents receive donated food at a distribution point at the Bari Imam shrine in Islamabad on February 9, 2017.
Residents visit shrines on Thursdays and Fridays to light oil lamps and incense sticks and offer prayers in the hope their wishes will be fulfilled. / AFP / AAMIR QURESHI        (Photo credit should read AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistani residents receive donated food at a distribution point at the Bari Imam shrine in Islamabad on Feb. 9.

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TIMIKA, PAPUA, INDONESIA - FEBRUARY 04: A illegal gold miner of Kamoro people, Tinus, pan for gold on February 4, 2017 in Timika, Papua Province, Indonesia. Indonesia produces over 70 billion dollars in gold a year and is home to the largest gold mine and the third largest copper mine in the world, the Grasberg mine, which is located at West Papua. According to reports, the Grasberg mine, owned Freeport McMoRan, dumps as much as 200,000 tonnes of mine waste directly into the Aikwa delta system every day, turning thousands of hectares of forest and mangroves into wasteland. Indonesia continues to face various environmental problems since the gold rush and has one of the worst mercury problems from small-scale gold mining where miners usually operate without required permits. On the average, miners are able to get one gram of gold per day, which is equivalent to around 400,000 rupiah or US$30. Indigenous tribes in West Papua such as the Kamoro are still trying to make a living from fishing and foraging for food. They claim that the tailing from the gold mines have raised the riverbed, suffocating fishes, oysters and shrimps which the Kamoro people rely on for food and their livelihood. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

An illegal gold miner pans for gold on Feb. 4 in Timika, Indonesia.

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Prisoners walk past a billboard reading "justice is free, don't pay for it" ahead of the release on bail of the Zimbabwean pastor who led protests last year against Zimbabwean President's authoritarian government on February 9, 2017 in Harare, Zimbabwe. 
An evangelical pastor, started the popular "This Flag" protest movement after posting a Facebook video last April, in which he wore Zimbabwe's flag on his shoulders as he condemned the country's worsening economic crisis.   / AFP / Jekesai NJIKIZANA        (Photo credit should read JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Prisoners in Harare, Zimbabwe, walk past a billboard reading "Justice is free, don't pay for it" on Feb. 9.

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TOPSHOT - Sudanese girls sit in a classroom at the El-Riyadh camp for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Geneina, the capital of the state of Sudan's West Darfur, on February 8, 2017. / AFP / ASHRAF SHAZLY        (Photo credit should read ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Sudanese girls sit in a classroom at the El-Riyadh camp for internally displaced persons in Geneina, Sudan, on Feb. 8.

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XIAOBATIAN, CHINA - FEBRUARY 7: A woman of the Long Horn Miao ethnic minority group carries a baby on her back as she cooks after Tiaohua or Flower Festival as part of the Lunar New Year  on February 7, 2017 in Xiaobatian village, Guizhou province, southern China. The Long Horn Miao are recognized for their declining practice of wrapping a blend of linen, wool, and the hair of their ancestors around animal horns  or a wooden clip to make headdresses.  Many young women say they now wear the headdresses only for special occasions and festivals, as the ornaments, which are attached by the horns to their real hair, have proved impractical for modern daily life in a fast changing world. China officially recognizes 56 different ethnic minorities, and statistics show over 7 million Chinese identifying themselves as Miao. But the small Long Horn Miao community counts only around 5000 people living in 12 villages, whose age-old traditions, language, and culture are fading. It is increasingly difficult in a modernizing China, as young people are drawn from remote rural villages to opportunities in bigger cities amongst wide-scale urbanization. Farming and labour remain the mainstays of life for the Long Horn Miao, leaving the area relatively poor in comparison with many parts of China. The government has invested significant amounts into local infrastructure and the tourism industry to try to bolster the local economy. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

A woman of the Long Horn Miao ethnic minority group carries a baby on her back as she cooks after the Lunar New Year Flower Festival on Feb. 7, in Xiaobatian, China.

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TOPSHOT - A Sudanese woman fills water bottles held by a young boy about 60 kilometres north of El-Fasher, the capital of the North Darfur state, on February 9, 2017.   / AFP / ASHRAF SHAZLY        (Photo credit should read ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images)

A Sudanese woman fills water bottles held by a young boy north of El-Fasher, the capital of the North Darfur state, on Feb. 9.

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