26 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of The Week

An Afghan boy carries a sheep on his shoulder at a livestock market in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Gisele Marie, a Muslim woman and professional heavy metal musician, plays her electric guitar during a concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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House Speaker John Boehner cries as Pope Francis address a joint meeting of Congress

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Two million Muslim pilgrims walk on roads in Mecca during the annual Hajj. At least 717 died following a stampede during the stoning of the devil.

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A street vendor in Lucknow, India, covers his stock as a municipal worker fumigates his stand to prevent mosquitoes breeding.

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Sumo wrestlers try to make babies cry during an event at the Irugi Shrine in Tokyo, Japan. Parents believe that the bizarre ritual is good luck.

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Actor Tracy Morgan and his wife Megan Wollover, pose backstage during the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California.

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Locals in Lomianki, Poland, participate in a reenactment of the battle that began WWII.

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A child rides his tricycle down an empty street in Israel during the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. Traffic is banned for the duration.

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Devotees hold an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India.

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A dog named Lucky gets a ride on the back of his owner as he swims at the beach in the southern port city of Tyre, Lebanon.

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Afghan girls study in ruins outside Jalalabad city, Afghanistan.

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A model presents a creation during London Fashion Week.

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A boy poses for a photograph with a tiger in Yunnan Wildlife Park, China.

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A man dressed as a jester celebrates Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany.

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Afghan paraglider Zakia Mohammadi flies on the outskirts of Kabul.

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Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates winning the Singapore F1 Grand Prix.

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A camel gets a haircut on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan. During Eid al-Adha, Muslims sacrifice animals in commemoration of Prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice his son.

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A woman cools off from the heat during the Rock in Rio music festival in Brazil.

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Two boys swim in the Paung Laung River in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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A man sleeps on a bench in Los Angeles. This week, Mayor Eric Garcetti declared a public emergency because of rising levels of homelessness.

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Two goats walk on a dried up ricefield in Makassar, Indonesia. The majority of the country is suffering from the worst drought in five years.

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A Muslim pilgrim takes a selfie atop Mount Thor in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Revelers attempt to escape a bull in Seville, Spain.

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An Afghan boy kisses his brother as they exit from a metro station in Athens, where many migrants have been camping before continuing to northern Europe.

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Model and designer Ashley Graham walks down the runway during the Addition Elle/Ashley Graham Lingerie Collection fashion show in New York City.
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Source: Distractify

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