TOPSHOT - A reveller covered in tomato pulp takes part in the annual "Tomatina" festival in the eastern town of Bunol, on August 30, 2017.
The iconic fiesta -- which celebrates its 72nd anniversary and is billed at "the world's biggest food fight" -- has become a major draw for foreigners, in particular from Britain, Japan and the United States. / AFP PHOTO / JAIME REINA        (Photo credit should read JAIME REINA/AFP/Getty Images)

The World in Photos This Week

Muslims across the world celebrate the festival of Eid al-Adha, Houston suffers unprecedented flooding, and Rohingya refugees flee into Bangladesh.

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TOPSHOT - Supporters of Kenya's opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) joke as they pretend to cry for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on a street of Kibera slum in Nairobi, on September 1, 2017.
Kenya's Supreme Court ordered a new presidential election after annulling the results of last month's poll in a shock decision in favour of the opposition. / AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA        (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Supporters of Kenya's opposition National Super Alliance joke and pretend to cry for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on a street of Kibera slum in Nairobi, on Sept. 1, after the Supreme Court ordered a new presidential election after annulling the results of last month's poll in a shock decision.

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TOPSHOT - A worker collects a garbage at the open market in the Serbian capital Belgrade on August 31, 2017 as a heat wave sweeps the country with temperatures reaching 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit). / AFP PHOTO / OLIVER BUNIC        (Photo credit should read OLIVER BUNIC/AFP/Getty Images)

A worker collects a garbage at the open market in Belgrade, Serbia, on Aug. 31, as a heat wave sweeps the country with temperatures reaching 95 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Men slit the throat of a cow for the Eid al-Adha celebrations in the Adjame district of Abidjan on September 1, 2017.
Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual holiday of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, by visiting the tombs of their loved ones and slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels, marking the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God's command. / AFP PHOTO / SIA KAMBOU        (Photo credit should read SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Men slit the throat of a cow for the Eid al-Adha celebrations in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on Sept. 1.

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A Moroccan woman pulls a donkey as she walks in a souk in the region of Shool near the city of Sale on August 31, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FADEL SENNA        (Photo credit should read FADEL SENNA/AFP/Getty Images)

A Moroccan woman pulls a donkey as she walks in a souk in Shool, Morocco, on Aug. 31.

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Indigenous children from a Guarani tribe play with a ball in the Pico de Jaragua national reserve, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on August 31, 2017. 
A group of natives and activists Thursdaay protested in Sao Paulo demanding the reversal of a judicial sentence revoking the demarcation of a reserve of 532 hectares in the state of Sao Paulo. / AFP PHOTO / Miguel SCHINCARIOL        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL/AFP/Getty Images)

Indigenous children from a Guarani tribe play with a ball in the Pico de Jaragua national reserve, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Aug. 31.

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TOPSHOT - A wakeboarder practices in an open-air swimming pool at the Wake park near the Kremlin in central Moscow on August 31, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Yuri KADOBNOV        (Photo credit should read YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

A wakeboarder practices in an open-air swimming pool at the Wake park near the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on Aug. 31.

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TOPSHOT - A woman paddles down a flooded road while shuttling deliveries for her neighbors during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on August 30, 2017 in Houston, Texas.
Monster storm Harvey made landfall again Wednesday in Louisiana, evoking painful memories of Hurricane Katrina's deadly strike 12 years ago, as time was running out in Texas to find survivors in the raging floodwaters. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

A woman paddles down a flooded road while shuttling deliveries for her neighbors during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, on Aug. 30.

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TOPSHOT - An aerial view shows buses parked after dropping Muslim pilgrims off near Mount Arafat, also known as Jabal al-Rahma (Mount of Mercy), southeast of the Saudi holy city of Mecca, on Arafat Day which is the climax of the Hajj pilgrimage on August 31, 2017.
Arafat is the site where Muslims believe the Prophet Mohammed gave his last sermon about 14 centuries ago after leading his followers on the pilgrimage. / AFP PHOTO / KARIM SAHIB        (Photo credit should read KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

An aerial view shows buses parked after dropping Muslim pilgrims off near Mount Arafat, also known as Jabal al-Rahma (Mount of Mercy), near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Arafat Day, the climax of the Hajj pilgrimage on Aug. 31.

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TOPSHOT - A baby in a stroller passes by life jackets displayed by International anti-poverty organisation OXFAM NOVIB in front of the Dutch Parliament at the Binnenhof in The Hague, on August 31, 2017. 
The jackets serve as a visual reminder to the Dutch government of the suffering and risks hundreds of thousands of refugees have endured. / AFP PHOTO / ANP / Robin Utrecht / Netherlands OUT        (Photo credit should read ROBIN UTRECHT/AFP/Getty Images)

Anti-poverty advocates display life jackets in front of the Dutch Parliament at the Binnenhof in The Hague, on Aug. 31, as a visual reminder of the suffering and risks thousands of refugees have endured.

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TOPSHOT - Kyrgyz honour guards carry their national flag as they parade during celebrations marking the 26th anniversary of Kyrgyzstan's independence from the Soviet Union at the Ala-Too Square in Bishkek on August 31, 2017.  / AFP PHOTO / VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO        (Photo credit should read VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images)

Kyrgyz honour guards carry their national flag as they parade during celebrations marking the 26th anniversary of Kyrgyzstan's independence from the Soviet Union at the Ala-Too Square in Bishkek on Aug. 31.

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TOPSHOT - This August 30, 2017 photo shows Rohingya refugees reaching for food aid at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhiya near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border.
The International Organization for Migration said August 30 that at least 18,500 Rohingya had crossed into Bangladesh since fighting erupted in Myanmar's neighbouring Rakhine state six days earlier.
 / AFP PHOTO / STR        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Rohingya refugees reach for food at Kutupalong refugee camp near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border on Aug. 30. At least 18,500 Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh since fighting erupted in Myanmar's neighbouring Rakhine state six days earlier.

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TOPSHOT - Rescue workers and residents look for survivors at the site of a building collapse in Mumbai on August 31, 2017. 
At least three people died and dozens were feared trapped when a building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai on August 31, after days of heavy rain swamped the city. / AFP PHOTO / Punit PARANJPE        (Photo credit should read PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images)

Rescue workers and residents look for survivors at the site of a building collapse in Mumbai, India, on Aug. 31.

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TOPSHOT - A reveller covered in tomato pulp takes part in the annual "Tomatina" festival in the eastern town of Bunol, on August 30, 2017.
The iconic fiesta -- which celebrates its 72nd anniversary and is billed at "the world's biggest food fight" -- has become a major draw for foreigners, in particular from Britain, Japan and the United States. / AFP PHOTO / JAIME REINA        (Photo credit should read JAIME REINA/AFP/Getty Images)

A reveller covered in tomato pulp takes part in the annual "Tomatina" festival in the eastern town of Buñol, Spain, on Aug, 30.

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TOPSHOT - A Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) veterinarian and security personnel back away from a tranquilised black-Rhino calf August 30, 2017 after she appeared to prematurely overcome the sedative at the Nairobi National Park, during an identification-tagging excercise to ease quick identification of resident rhino during anti-poaching patrols.  / AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA        (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

A Kenya Wildlife Services veterinarian and security personnel back away from a tranquilized black-Rhino calf on Aug. 30, during an identification-tagging excercise to ease anti-poaching patrols.

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TOPSHOT - This photo taken on August 29, 2017 shows Chinese farmers harvesting red quinoa in Jianhe in China's southwestern Guizhou province. / AFP PHOTO / STR / China OUT        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

This photo taken on Aug. 29 shows Chinese farmers harvesting red quinoa in Jianhe, China.

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TOPSHOT - French president Emmanuel Macron gestures towards his dog Nemo during a meeting with German Vice Chancellor and German Foreign Minister at the Elysee presidential Palace in Paris on August 30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / ALAIN JOCARD        (Photo credit should read ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

French president Emmanuel Macron gestures towards his dog Nemo during a meeting with German diplomats at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris on Aug. 30.

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TOPSHOT - Philippine Marines, marching in formation alongside armoured personnel carriers, head to the frontline past damaged buildings in the Mapandi area of Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao on August 30, 2017, as fighting between government troops and pro-Islamic state militants entered its 100th day. 
The militants, who fly the black flag of the IS, have occupied parts of Marawi for three months now, defying airstrikes and  artillery barrages, with parts of the city of 200,000 people left in ruins, leaving 45 civilians, 617 militants, and 133 soldiers killed in the ongoing conflict. / AFP PHOTO / FERDINANDH CABRERA        (Photo credit should read FERDINANDH CABRERA/AFP/Getty Images)

Philippine Marines, marching in formation alongside armored personnel carriers, head to the frontline past damaged buildings in Marawi on Aug. 30, as fighting between government troops and pro-Islamic State militants entered its 100th day.

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TOPSHOT - A Palestinian boy sits near the beach in Gaza City on August 30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED        (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images)

A Palestinian boy sits near the beach in Gaza City on Aug. 30.

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TOPSHOT - A couple enjoys the view of the skyline from the aerial walkway of the Garden by the Bay's Supertree Grove in Singapore on August 30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Roslan RAHMAN        (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

A couple enjoys the view of the skyline from the aerial walkway of the Garden by the Bay's Supertree Grove in Singapore on Aug. 30.

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TOPSHOT - Syrian refugees carry belongings as they return to Syria after crossing the Jordanian border near the town of Nasib, in the southern province of Daraa, on August 29, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Mohamad ABAZEED        (Photo credit should read MOHAMAD ABAZEED/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian refugees carry belongings as they return to Syria after crossing the Jordanian border near the town of Nasib, in the southern province of Daraa, on Aug. 29.

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TOPSHOT - A young girl looks on as Muslim pilgrims pray at the Grand Mosque in the holy Saudi city of Mecca, on August 29, 2017, on the eve of the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. / AFP PHOTO / KARIM SAHIB        (Photo credit should read KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

A young girl looks on as Muslim pilgrims pray at the Grand Mosque in the holy Saudi city of Mecca, on Aug. 29, on the eve of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

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TOPSHOT - Representatives of different indigenous peoples demonstrate in support of the head of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), Colombian Ivan Velasquez, who President Jimmy Morales tried to expel from the country, in front of the CICIG headquarters in Guatemala City on August 29, 2017.
Protesters want Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales to quit in a political crisis, after courts blocked his bid to expel the UN official investigating corruption allegations against him. / AFP PHOTO / Johan ORDONEZ        (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Representatives of different indigenous groups demonstrate in Guatemala City on Aug. 29 in support of Ivan Velasquez, the head of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala, who Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales tried to expel from the country.

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TOPSHOT - A  woman carries a child across a flooded street  after a heavy rain in the Besiktas district of Istanbul on August 29, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE        (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

A woman carries a child across a flooded street after a heavy rain in Istanbul, Turkey, on Aug. 29.

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TOPSHOT - Afghan men shop for livestock at a market ahead of the Eid al-Adha Muslim festival, on the outskirts of Jalalabad, on August 29, 2017. 
Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. / AFP PHOTO / NOORULLAH SHIRZADA        (Photo credit should read NOORULLAH SHIRZADA/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan men shop for livestock at a market ahead of the Eid al-Adha Muslim festival, on the outskirts of Jalalabad, on Aug. 29, 2017.

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LAIKIPIA, KENYA - AUGUST 25:  Iitemulani Mamai of the Maasai Cricket Warriors bats during a practice session at Endana on August 25, 2017 in Laikipia, Kenya.  The Maasai Cricket Warriors from Laikipia Maasai in Kenya are using their love for the game to convey messages and awareness against social injustices in their community. They are actively campaigning against degenerating and destructive cultural practices such as FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) and early childhood marriages, which are vigorously donating to the spread and increase in the cases of HIV/AIDS. The warriors use cricket to empower girls and woman, target substance and alcohol abuse and strive to build peace amongst communities.  (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Maasai cricket players bat during a practice session on Aug. 25 in Laikipia, Kenya.

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