The World in Photos This Week

New Zealand’s Waitangi Day, snow in Europe, and Afghan refugees in Paris.

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National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad fighters sit as they brew tea at a waypoint while on an anti-jihadist along the Mali-Niger border in the Menaka region of Mali on Feb. 4.

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A fleet of waka make their way around Te Ti Bay in Waitangi, New Zealand, on Feb. 6. The Waitangi Day national holiday celebrates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi on February 6, 1840, by Maori chiefs and the British Crown, granting the Maori people the rights of British citizens and ownership of their lands and other properties.

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Japan's highest mountain, Mount Fuji, is seen in the background behind a ferris wheel during sunset at Kasai Rinkai Park in Tokyo on Feb. 6.

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A cat named James wearing a collar and tie yawns by the window of the Ecuadorian Embassy, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up for over five years, on Feb. 6.

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Traders signal offers in the S&P options pit at the Cboe Global Markets, Inc. exchange in Chicago on Feb. 6.

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Female members of the shadow cabinet and Labour politicians stand on College Green with a “100 Years of Women Voting” banner in London on Feb. 6.

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A crew member of a Lockheed C-130 Hercules readies the plane during the Real Thaw 2018 exercise at Air Base No. 5 in Monte Real, Portugal, on Feb. 6.

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A man carries a child as he flees from reported Syrian Air Force strikes that hit the rebel-held town of Saqba in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus, on Feb. 6. Fresh regime strikes on a besieged rebel-held enclave near Damascus killed more than 60 civilians despite mounting Western pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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A full face reconstruction model made from the skull of a 10,000-year-old man, known as Cheddar Man — Britain's oldest complete skeleton — is pictured during a press preview at the National History Museum in London on Feb. 6.

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The SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on Feb. 6. The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's red Tesla roadster.

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A Harzer Schmalspurbahn (Harz Narrow Gauge) train makes its way through the snowy landscape at the Brocken mountain near Schierke in the Harz region, central Germany, on Feb. 6.

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Diploma student Olivia Steed-Mundin poses with a display of Phalaenopsis hybrid orchids during a press preview of the Thai Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens in London on Feb. 8. Running from Feb. 10 to March 11, the event showcases the flowers, culture, and cuisine of Thailand.

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A man hangs a wish ribbon at a lantern show in Xi'an, China, on Feb. 8.

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Conservator Mikala Bagge evaluates the damages on the Emil Nolde painting Dinner in Emmaus with the help of UV lighting at the Danish National Museum in Brede, near Copenhagen, Denmark on Feb. 8. After having been stolen in 2014 in an Oelstrup church close to Ringkoebing in Denmark and re-emerging in Germany in January 2018, the painting arrived at the Danish National Museum and will now undergo restoration.

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A man looks at a monumental fiberglass sculpture of a Formula One model car called Werika (Eagle), part of an exposition called "Exposicion Huichol Mas Grande del Mundo" in Mexico City, on Feb. 8. One hundred Wixarikas indigenous artists from the social and cultural company Paricuta made 10 monumental works of art inspired by sports and nature, which were put on public display on the street.

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Dippy the dinosaur, a diplodocus skeleton on loan from the Natural History Museum, is unveiled at Dorset County Museum in Dorchester on the first stage of an eight-stop tour of the United Kingdom on Feb. 9.

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Air bubbles are trapped in a frozen pond at the Georgengarten garden of the Herrenhaeuser Gaerten public park in Hanover, northern Germany, on Feb. 9.

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A Palestinian youth brandishes a plastic cap gun during clashes with Israeli security forces in the city center of the West Bank town of Hebron on Feb. 9.

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Japanese (left) and Taiwanese (right) rescue workers look at the Yun Men Tsui Ti building, which is leaning at a precarious angle, in the Taiwanese city of Hualien on Feb. 9, after the city was hit by a 6.4-magnitude quake late on Feb. 6.

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A military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the Korean People's Army at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on Feb. 8.

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Christians pray on the anointing stone inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of the holiest place for Christians, in the Old City of Jerusalem on Feb. 9.

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Karthik, a 27-year-old hippopotamus, opens its mouth in its enclosure at the Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bangalore on Feb. 9.

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Smoke billows in the Deir Ballut region in northern Syria, where Turkish forces and allied Syrian rebel groups are conducting an offensive, on Feb. 9, as seen from the northern border Syrian town of Atmah.

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Afghan refugees gather in a makeshift camp as snow falls in Paris on Feb. 9.

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Iraqis carry mock coffins for those who were killed during a protest for electoral reform on Feb. 11, 2017, as they march during a protest in Baghdad's Tahrir Square on Feb. 9.

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A feminist woman wearing a cap with a pin depicting two nuns kissing takes in a protest in front of the court in Buenos Aires on Feb. 6.

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Saudi soldiers stand guard as a Royal Saudi Air Force cargo plane carrying aid lands at an airfield in Yemen's central province of Marib, on Feb. 8.

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