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The World in Photos This Week

Floods in Paris, a volcano eruption in the Philippines, and a funeral fit for a chef.

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Sunrise over Leiths Imperial Dry Dock in Leith, Scotland on Jan. 25, 2018. (Robert Perry/Getty Images)

Sunrise over the Leith Imperial Dry Dock in Scotland on Jan. 25.

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Members of the South African Democratic Teachers Union, the African National Congress, and the Congress of South African Students — as well as students from surrounding schools and other stakeholders — march against the language and admission policies at the Hoërskool Overvaal school in Vereeniging, South Africa, on Jan. 25.

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A man looks at the flooded banks of the Seine near the Beaugrenelle area and the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Jan. 25.

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Congolese people carry their belongings after crossing the border from the Democratic Republic of the Congo into western Uganda’s Nteko village on Jan. 24. Since last month, about 300 Congolese people have fled attacks from Mai-Mai militias on the Kivu region in eastern Congo into this Ugandan border area.

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French gendarmes arrive to clear the access to the Baumettes Prison (Centre penitentiaire de Marseille) as a participant holds the Corsican flag during a demonstration of prison officers in front of the prison in Marseille, southern France, on January 25, 2018, as part of a nationwide movement to call for better safety and wages.   / AFP PHOTO / BORIS HORVAT        (Photo credit should read BORIS HORVAT/AFP/Getty Images)

French gendarmes arrive to clear access to the Baumettes Prison as a participant holds the Corsican flag during a demonstration of prison officers in front of the prison in Marseille, southern France, on Jan. 25, as part of a nationwide movement to call for better safety and wages.

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A photo taken on Jan. 25, from the Philippine city of Legazpi, south of Manila, shows a fiery eruption at Mount Mayon as it emits molten lava. Tens of thousands of people living nearby have fled to safety as the authorities have declared the area around the volcano a no-go zone.

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A general view of a destroyed commuter train that derailed close to Pioltello Limito station during morning rush hour on January 25, 2018 in Milan, Italy. Three people have died as a result and ten people ae seriosuly injured. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)

A destroyed commuter train that derailed close to Pioltello-Limito railway station during the morning rush hour in Milan on Jan. 25. Three people died, and 10 people were seriously injured.

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Seized elephant ivory are displayed at the headquarters of the country's Transnational Organised Crime Unit (UCT) in Abidjan on January 25, 2018. 
A ton of ivory and a ton of pangolin scales were seized in Ivory Coast, according to eco activist group Eagle. Six people had been arrested on January 24, 2018. Some 400 objects of carved Ivory, panther skins, ivory carving machines and weapons were seized by police officers from the UCT. / AFP PHOTO / Sia KAMBOU        (Photo credit should read SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Seized elephant ivory is displayed at the headquarters of Ivory Coast’s Transnational Crime Unit in Abidjan on Jan. 25. A ton of ivory and a ton of pangolin scales were seized in the country, according to the eco-activist group EAGLE.

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A member of the military police patrols during an operation in Rocinha, the largest favela in Rio de Janeiro, on Jan. 25.

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Syrian children play with cardboard guns in the rebel-held town of Harasta, in the Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of Damascus on January 25, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ABDULMONAM EASSA        (Photo credit should read ABDULMONAM EASSA/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian children play with cardboard guns in the rebel-held town of Harasta on the outskirts of Damascus on Jan. 25.

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India is marking its 69th Republic Day. / AFP PHOTO / ARUN SANKAR        (Photo credit should read )

Indian Central Reserve Police Force personnel take part in a Republic Day parade in Chennai on Jan. 26.

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A protester gestures during an "Invasion Day" rally on Australia Day in Melbourne on Jan. 26, 2018. 
Tens of thousands of people marched across Australia on January 26 in an "Invasion Day" protest calling for a rethink of the national day they say is offensive to indigenous people.  / AFP PHOTO / Peter PARKS        (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

A protester gestures during an “Invasion Day” rally on Australia Day in Melbourne on Jan. 26. Tens of thousands of people marched across the country in protest, calling for a rethink of the national day they say is offensive to indigenous people.

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A man walks up the snow-covered bank of the Yangtze river after a swim in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on Jan. 25.
China's central and eastern provinces have been hit by heavy snowfalls in recent days, causing disruptions to flight and train schedules. / AFP PHOTO / - / China OUT        (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

A man walks up a snow-covered bank of the Yangtze after a swim in Wuhan, in China’s central Hubei province, on Jan. 25. China’s central and eastern provinces have been hit by heavy snowfalls in recent days, causing disruptions to flight and train schedules.

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A firefighter inspects a burnt hospital after a fire  in Miryang, South Korea on Jan. 26. 37 people were killed in a fire at a hospital in the southeastern city of Miryang early Friday, with the number of casualties likely to rise further.  (Photo by Kyungnam Shinmun via Getty Images)

A firefighter inspects a burnt hospital after a fire in Miryang, South Korea, on Jan. 26. Thirty-seven people were killed, with the number of casualties likely to rise further.

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An Iraqi man holds up an owl at the Gazel animal market in Baghdad on Jan. 26. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE        (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

An Iraqi man holds up an owl at the Gazel animal market in Baghdad on Jan. 26.

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A Rohingya refugee girl poses for a photo at Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district on Jan. 26.
The repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar will not begin as planned, Bangladesh said on January 22, with authorities admitting "a lot of preparation" was still needed. / AFP PHOTO / Munir UZ ZAMAN        (Photo credit should read MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

A Rohingya girl poses for a photo at the Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on Jan. 26. The repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar will not begin as planned, Bangladesh said on Jan. 22, with authorities admitting “a lot of preparation” was still needed.

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Decorative dog figurines are seen for sale ahead of the Lunar New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur's Chinatown on Jan. 26.

Decorative dog figurines for sale ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown on Jan. 26.

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Chefs carry the coffin of French chef Paul Bocuse  during the funeral ceremony at the Saint-Jean Cathedral in Lyon on Jan. 26.
More than 1,500 chefs from around the world along with thousands of fans of French cuisine were expected in Lyon on January 26, 2018 to honour their "pope" Paul Bocuse, who died last January 20 aged 91. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Philippe DESMAZES        (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Mourners carry the coffin of celebrated French chef Paul Bocuse during his funeral ceremony at Lyon Cathedral in France on Jan. 26.

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A picture shows a view of the Davos ski resort during the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) on January 26, 2018 in Davos, eastern Switzerland. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

A view of the Davos ski resort during the annual World Economic Forum in Switzerland on Jan. 26.

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Children play on Jones Bridge as they take a bath in the Pasig River in Manila on Jan. 26.

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Palestinian demonstrators clash with Israeli forces near the Israel-Gaza border east of the southern Gaza strip city of Khan Yunis on Jan. 26. SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinian demonstrators clash with Israeli forces near the Israel-Gaza border east of the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Yunis on Jan. 26.

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A Pakistani customs official smashes bottles of liquor in Karachi on Jan. 26, during a ceremony on the occasion of the International Customs Day. 
Pakistani Customs Collectorate destroyed hundreds of illicit liquor bottles and drugs smuggled into the country. / AFP PHOTO / ASIF HASSAN        (Photo credit should read ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images)

A Pakistani customs official smashes bottles of liquor in Karachi during a ceremony on the occasion of International Customs Day on Jan. 26.

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A Kurdish protester shouts slogans during a demonstration against the ongoing ??Turkish military campaign in the Kurdish-held Syrian enclave of Afrin in front of the Turkish embassy in Berlin on January 26, 2018.
Turkey launched an offensive against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) on January 20 in their enclave of Afrin, supporting Syrian rebels with air strikes and ground troops. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL        (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

A Kurdish protester cries during a demonstration against the Turkish military campaign in the Kurdish-held Syrian enclave of Afrin in front of the Turkish Embassy in Berlin on Jan. 26.

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A Syrian woman carries a washing machine above her head as she walks down through the tents and shelters at a refugee camp on the outskirts of the town of Zahle in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley on Jan. 26. 
Lebanon, a country of four million, hosts just under a million Syrians who have sought refuge from the war raging in their neighbouring homeland since 2011, many of whom live in informal tented settlements in the country's east and struggle to stay warm in the winter. / AFP PHOTO / JOSEPH EID        (Photo credit should read JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

A Syrian woman carries a washing machine above her head as she walks through tents and shelters at a refugee camp on the outskirts of the town of Zahle in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley on Jan. 26.

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A Russian Orthodox priest walks through the yard of the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius in the town of Sergiyev Posad on Jan. 26. Sergiyev Posad is part of the so-called Golden Ring of Russia comprising several cities northeast of Moscow, which also played a significant role in the formation of the Russian Orthodox Church. The towns feature unique monuments of Russian architecture, including kremlins, monasteries, cathedrals, and churches.

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