BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 28:  Students demonstrate against the position of the Spanish government to ban the Self-determination referendum of Catalonia during a university students strike on September 28, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. The Catalan goverment is keeping with its plan to hold a referendum, due to take place on October 1, which has been deemed illegal by the Spanish government in Madrid.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

The World in Photos This Week

Catalonia fights for right to vote on its independence; NFL football stars kneel in protest during the national anthem; and Puerto Rico struggles to pick up the pieces from Hurricane Maria.

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 23:  A general view as mini dachshunds run as they compete in the annual Teckelrennen Hophaus Dachshund Race on September 23, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. The annual 'running of the Wieners' is held to celebrate Oktoberfest.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Mini dachshunds compete in the annual Teckelrennen Hophaus Dachshund Race — otherwise known as the annual "running of Wieners" — on Sept. 23 in Melbourne, Australia.

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TOPSHOT - A would-be immigrant wrapped in a Red Cross blanket checks his mobile phone as he rests after arriving on a coastguard vessel at Malaga's harbour on September 27, 2017, after an inflatable boat carrying 50 men and 5 women was rescued by the Spanish coast guard, off the Spanish coast. / AFP PHOTO / JORGE GUERRERO        (Photo credit should read JORGE GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images)

A migrant wrapped in a Red Cross blanket checks his phone after arriving on a coastguard vessel at Malaga, Spain on Sept. 27.

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DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 24: Members of  the Detroit Lions take a knee during the playing of the national anthem prior to the start of the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Ford Field on September 24, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Members of the Detroit Lions take a knee during the playing of the national anthem prior to the start of a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Ford Field on Sept. 24 in Detroit, Michigan.

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TOPSHOT - Residents of South Darfur gather in the village of Shattaya on September 22, 2017, to attend a speech given by the Sudanese president.
President Omar al-Bashir is touring the region ahead of a US decision next month on whether to permanently lift a decades-old trade embargo on Sudan. / AFP PHOTO / ASHRAF SHAZLY        (Photo credit should read ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Residents of South Darfur gather in the village of Shattaya on Sept. 22 for a speech given by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives a press conference at the headquarters of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in Berlin on September 25, 2017, one day after general elections.
Merkel woke up to a fourth term but now faces the double headache of an emboldened hard-right opposition party and thorny coalition talks ahead. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSEN / ALTERNATIVE CROP         (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives a press conference at the headquarters of the Christian Democratic Union party in Berlin on Sept. 25, one day after winning a fourth term in general elections.

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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 25:  U.S. Capitol Police drag a blind protester out of a Senate Finance Committee hearing about the proposed Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. Demonstrators disrupted the hearing to protest the legislation, the next in a series of Republican proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

U.S. Capitol Police drag a blind protester out of a Senate Finance Committee hearing about the proposed Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill Sept. 25 in Washington, D.C..

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TOPSHOT - Iraqi salt workers harvest salt in saline water in the town of Diwaniyah, around 160 kilometres (100 miles) south of the capital Baghdad.
The salt harvest season in Iraq lasts from April until October annually, as workers cultivate the marshes left by the rain, selling the salt by the bag for a sum of 5000 Iraqi dinars (equivalent to 4 US dollars), to be later sold to laboratories for crushing and purification. / AFP PHOTO / Haidar HAMDANI        (Photo credit should read HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqi workers harvest salt in the town of Diwaniyah, around 100 miles south of the capital Baghdad, on Sept. 22.

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TOPSHOT - Model Anna Cleveland presents a creation for fashion house Moschino during the Women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion shows in Milan, on September 21, 2017.  / AFP PHOTO / Marco BERTORELLO        (Photo credit should read MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)

Anna Cleveland models for Moschino during the Women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion shows in Milan, on Sept. 21.

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TOPSHOT - A protestor attempts to flee from anti-riot police September 26, 2017 in Nairobi, during a demonstration to demand the removal of officials from national election oversight body, Interim Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) allegedly implicated in manipulation of the votes tally during the August 8, presidential elections.
The election was annuled by the Supreme court due to massive irregularity. / AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA        (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

A protestor runs from anti-riot police on Sept. 26 in Nairobi during a demonstration demanding the removal of officials from the national election oversight body, allegedly implicated in manipulation of the votes tally during the August 8, presidential elections.

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BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 28:  Students demonstrate against the position of the Spanish government to ban the Self-determination referendum of Catalonia during a university students strike on September 28, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. The Catalan goverment is keeping with its plan to hold a referendum, due to take place on October 1, which has been deemed illegal by the Spanish government in Madrid.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Students demonstrate against the Spanish government's decision to ban Catalonia's independence referendum on Sept. 28 in Barcelona, Spain.

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TOPSHOT - Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces drive towards the eastern frontline of Raqa on September 24, 2017.
Syrian fighters backed by US special forces are battling to clear the last remaining Islamic State group jihadists holed up in their crumbling stronghold of Raqa. / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC        (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces drive towards the eastern frontline of Raqa on Sept. 24.

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TOPSHOT - An ostrich reacts inside an enclosure at an ostrich farm near the town of Chekhov, some 75km south of Moscow, on September 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Yuri KADOBNOV        (Photo credit should read YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

An ostrich inside an enclosure at a farm near the town of Chekhov south of Moscow, on Sept. 23.

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TOPSHOT - View of a multy-story building damaged during the September 19 earthquake, at one of Mexico City's most fashionable neighbourhoods on September 28, 2017. 
More than a week after an earthquake that killed more than 300 people, a shaken Mexico was torn between trying to get back to normal and keeping up an increasingly hopeless search for survivors. / AFP PHOTO / PEDRO PARDO        (Photo credit should read PEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Images)

On Sept. 28 a multi-story building in one of Mexico City's most fashionable neighborhoods remains damaged from the Sept. 19 earthquake .

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PATUWARTEK, INANI BEACH, BANGLADESH - SEPTEMBER 28: (EDITORS NOTE: Image depicts death.) The body of a Rohingya woman lays on a beach washed up after a boat sunk in rough seas off the coast of Bangladesh carrying over 100 people September 28 close to Patuwartek, Inani beach, Bangladesh. Seventeen survivors were found along with the bodies of 15 women and children. Over 500 Rohingya refugees have fled into Bangladesh since late August during the outbreak of violence in Rakhine state as Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi downplayed the crisis during a speech in Myanmar this week faces and defended the security forces while criticism on her handling of the Rohingya crisis grows. Bangladesh's prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, spoke at the United Nations General Assembly last week, focusing on the humanitarian challenges of hosting the minority Muslim group who currently lack food, medical services, and toilets, while new satellite images from Myanmar's Rakhine state continue to show smoke rising from Rohingya villages.  (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

The body of a Rohingya woman lies washed up on on a beach after a boat carrying over 100 people sank in rough seas off the coast of Bangladesh on Sept. 28.

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TOPSHOT - A man walks in his house which was destroyed by Hurricane Maria, in Catano town, Juana Matos, Puerto Rico, on September 21, 2017.
Puerto Rico braced for potentially calamitous flash flooding after being pummeled by Hurricane Maria which devastated the island and knocked out the entire electricity grid. The hurricane, which Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello called "the most devastating storm in a century," had battered the island of 3.4 million people after roaring ashore early Wednesday with deadly winds and heavy rain.
 / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR RETAMAL        (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)

A man walks in his house, which was destroyed by Hurricane Maria, in Juana Matos, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 21.

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TOPSHOT - The British Royal Air Force's (RAF) aerobatic team, the "Red Arrows", performs aerial manoeuvres during an airshow in Kuwait City on September 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Yasser Al-Zayyat        (Photo credit should read YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

The British Royal Air Force's aerobatic team, the "Red Arrows," performs in an airshow in Kuwait City on Sept. 28.

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TOPSHOT - A young boy looks on from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as smoke rises from an ongoing attack, allegedly carried out by the Seleka Militia on the village of Mobaye in Central African Republic (CAR) on September 21, 2017 in Mobayi-Mbongo.
The Central African Republic's president urged the United Nations on September 22 to send more peacekeepers to his strife-torn country and ease an arms embargo in the way of equipping his weak army. More than 600,000 people have fled violence within the country and a further 500,000 have crossed borders as refugees, while 2.4 million people are in need of emergency food aid, he said. One of the world's poorest nations, CAR descended into war in 2013 following the overthrow of longtime leader Francois Bozize by a coalition of Muslim-majority rebel groups called the Seleka.  / AFP PHOTO / JOHN WESSELS        (Photo credit should read JOHN WESSELS/AFP/Getty Images)

A young boy looks on from the Democratic Republic of the Congo as smoke rises from an attack allegedly carried out by the Seleka Militia on the village of Mobaye in Central African Republic on Sept. 21.

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TOPSHOT - Syrian Kurds wave the Kurdish flag, in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli on September 27, 2017, during a gathering in support of the independence referendum in Iraq's autonomous northern Kurdish region.
Iraq's Kurds announced a massive "yes" vote for independence following a referendum that has incensed Baghdad and sparked international concern. / AFP PHOTO / DELIL SOULEIMAN        (Photo credit should read DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian Kurds wave the Kurdish flag in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli on Sept. 27 in support of the independence referendum in Iraq's autonomous northern Kurdish region.

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PYEONGTEAK, SOUTH KOREA - SEPTEMBER 25:  South Korean soldiers perform during the media day of the 65th South Korea Armed Forces Day ceremony on September 25, 2017 in Pyeongteak, South Korea. The anniversary ceremony is to mark that South Korean Army crossed the 38 parallel on October 1, 1950 during the Korean War.  (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

South Korean soldiers perform during the 65th South Korea Armed Forces Day on Sept. 25 in Pyeongteak, South Korea.

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TOPSHOT - An alleged drug dealer is captured by policemen after a drug buy-bust operation on a slum area in Manila on September 28, 2017.  
Nearly half of Filipinos believe police are killing innocent people in waging President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-drugs war, according to survey results released Wednesday. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS        (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

An alleged drug dealer is captured by policemen after a drug buy-bust operation in Manila on Sept. 28.

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