Photos Of 2012 Week 36

When looking at this week’s best photos you might think the world is on fire. [60 photos total]

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An X-ray film shows the outline of a bullet lodged in the skull of a Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) soldier being treated at the military hospital in Juba (ADRIANE OHANESIAN/REUTERS) #
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Firefighter try to extinguish fire in forest on road between Marbella and Monda in Ojen (JON NAZCA/REUTERS) #
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A performer from the Fuerzabruta company of Argentina is pictured as she acts in a show entitled Mylar on a translucent overhead water stage during the Night Festival in Singapore (TIM CHONG/REUTERS) #
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Malaysian youth smiles during a rally marking the 55th anniversary of Malaysia's independence in Kuala Lumpur (BAZUKI MUHAMMAD/REUTERS) #
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A home is partially submerged by flood waters after a levee breach in Braithwaite (SEAN GARDNER/REUTERS) #
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U.S. actor Zac Efron and actress Maika Monroe pose on the red carpet at the 69th Venice Film Festival in Venice (MAX ROSSI/REUTERS) #
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A model presents a creation from designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada during the Spring/Summer 2013 Fashion Week in Madrid (PAUL HANNA/REUTERS) #
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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Romney greets supporters at a campaign rally in Lakeland (BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS) #
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A soldier stands in front of the national flag during an Independence Day celebration in Tashkent (SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS) #
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Chinese Indonesians throw fake money to honour their ancestors during the Hungry Ghost Festival in Medan (STRINGER/INDONESIA/REUTERS) #
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A boy uses a mobile phone to take photographs of the body of a female elephant near Panbari railway station (UTPAL BARUAH/REUTERS) #
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A boy looks up toward a bridge as his friends call him while swimming in the Triveni River at Panauti in Kavre (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
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A Syrian Air Force fighter jet launches missiles at El Edaa district in Syria's northwestern city of Aleppo (YOUSSEF BOUDLAL/REUTERS) #
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Members of Britain's royal family cheer as competitors participate in a sack race at the Braemar Gathering in Braemar (RUSSELL CHEYNE/REUTERS) #
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Fireworks explode above St. Basil's cathedral during the International Military Music Festival Spasskaya Tower in Red Square in Moscow (SERGEI KARPUKHIN/REUTERS) #
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A woman wearing a fire proof glove passes a fireball to another woman during the traditional Bolas de Fuego festival in Nejapa (STRINGER/EL SALVADOR/REUTERS) #
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A rooster is fitted with a set of spurs before a cockfighting match at La Maria cockfighting ring in Cartagena (STRINGER/COLOMBIA/REUTERS) #
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A Tibetan woman stands next to the graffiti that reads Free Tibet while celebrating the 52nd anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day at Tibetan Refugee Welfare Office in Kathmandu (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
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A Free Syrian Army fighter takes up position to fire a rocket-propelled grenade in Aleppo (YOUSSEF BOUDLAL/REUTERS) #
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The city government of Tokyo's survey vessel sails around a group of disputed islands known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China in the East China Sea in this picture taken by Kyodo (KYODO/REUTERS) #
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People move their belongings to safer place after fire broke out in slum area in southern Indian city of Chennai (BABU/REUTERS) #
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French gendarmes stand at the scene of an bus accident on the A8 motorway near Vidauban (PHILIPPE LAURENSON/REUTERS) #
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Police escort blindfolded Muslim cleric Khalid Jadoon as he is brought before a judge at a court in Islamabad (FAISAL MAHMOOD/REUTERS) #
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Belgium's King Albert II watches Queen Paola take a picture at the royal estate in Laeken, Brussels (LAURENT DUBRULE/REUTERS) #
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A Serbian Orao J-22 strike aircraft flies during the international air show in Belgrade (MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS) #
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Participants in period costume re-enact the battle of Borodino during anniversary celebrations at the Borodino museum-reserve outside Moscow (SERGEI KARPUKHIN/REUTERS) #
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A man walks past an advertisement for the Democratic National Convention at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (JESSICA RINALDI/REUTERS) #
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Villagers walk through a dry dam as a result of a long drought period that hit the area in Bojonegoro (SIGIT PAMUNGKAS/REUTERS) #
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A plume of thick smoke and fire glows from the hills above San Gabriel mountains in the Angeles National Forest, California (GENE BLEVINS/REUTERS) #
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A man walks pass a 6.8-meter-tall and 7.7-meter-wide sofa chair at a shopping mall in Shanghai (ALY SONG/REUTERS) #
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A sculpture named 'Awilda' is pictured at the shore of the Botafogo beach in Rio de Janeiro (PILAR OLIVARES/REUTERS) #
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Archbishop of Milan Angelo Scola blesses the coffin of Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini during the funeral in Milan (STRINGER/ITALY/REUTERS) #
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Jason Woody with the Occupy Wall Street movement demonstrates with other protesters at Marshall Park prior to the start of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte (JOHN ADKISSON/REUTERS) #
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A firefighter tries to extinguish a fire in a rural area of Brasilia (UESLEI MARCELINO/REUTERS) #
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Britain's Prince Harry talks to Alex Logan, aged six, as he attends the WellChild awards ceremony at the InterContinental Hotel in London (POOL/REUTERS) #
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A man in costume takes a drink during the annual West Indian Day parade in Brooklyn (ANDREW BURTON/REUTERS) #
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People walk on a road near a forest fire burning in Ribeira do Farrio, near Ourem (RAFAEL MARCHANTE/REUTERS) #
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Fisherman with henna dyed beard rows boat out in Karachi's China Creek (AKHTAR SOOMRO/REUTERS) #
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A flight schedule board displays cancelled flights of German air carrier Lufthansa at the Fraport airport in Frankfurt (KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS) #
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A helicopter drops water over a forest fire in Alvaiazere, near Ourem (RAFAEL MARCHANTE/REUTERS) #
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Man Bahadur Tamang, 51, who sold his kidney for 64,000 Nepalese rupees ($727) due to poverty, sits outside his home in Kavre (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
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A Greek presidential guard marches past the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier as the sun sets in Athens (YANNIS BEHRAKIS/REUTERS) #
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Protesters face off with police officers while marching outside the site of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte (PHILIP ANDREWS/REUTERS) #
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A man runs across a hill in front of the Sydney city skyline under a smoke tinted sky at daybreak (TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS) #
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Demonstrators are reflected in the glasses of a police officer blocking protesters marching near the site of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte (ADREES LATIF/REUTERS) #
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U.S. first lady Obama is cheered as she addresses first session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte (RICK WILKING/REUTERS) #
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People look on as a fire burns in Povoa de Calde, near Viseu (RAFAEL MARCHANTE/REUTERS) #
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Swirls of green and red appear in an aurora over Whitehorse, Yukon (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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U.S. actress Vanessa Hudgens poses on the red carpet for the movie Spring Breakers during the 69th Venice Film Festival in Venice (MAX ROSSI/REUTERS) #
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Marulanda, who claims to be possessed by spirits, participates in an exorcism ritual performed by Hermes Cifuentes (not pictured) in La Cumbre (JAIME SALDARRIAGA/REUTERS) #
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Russian President Vladimir Putin flies in a motorized deltaplane at Yamalo-Nenets district (RIA NOVOSTI/REUTERS) #
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Lucy the Yorkshire Terrier glances up on the runway at the Furry Friends on the Runway doggie fashion event at the Ritz Plaza Park in New York (ANDREW KELLY/REUTERS) #
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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) embraces former President Bill Clinton onstage after Clinton nominated Obama for re-election during the second session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte (LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS) #
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A student is carried to hospital by his friend after his face accidentally caught fire while burning an effigy in Kathmandu (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
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A striking mineworker holds an umbrella as he awaits a report back meeting near Lonmin's Marikana mine in South Africa's North West Province (MIKE HUTCHINGS/REUTERS) #
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A boy looks at an artwork made of unwanted toys at the solo exhibition of Japanese artist Hiroshi Fuji in Tokyo (KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS) #
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A coast guard (L-R), a police officer and a firefighter pretend to hang themselves in front of the parliament during a rally in Athens (JOHN KOLESIDIS/REUTERS) #
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People walk away from the site of a fire as smoke rises after an explosion at a fireworks factory near Sivakasi (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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People sit in hot tubs at a Hot Tub cinema event on a warehouse roof in Hackney, east London (OLIVIA HARRIS/REUTERS) #
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U.S. President Barack Obama hugs his wife first lady Michelle Obama as he arrives to address delegates during the final session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte (JASON REED/REUTERS) #

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