Photos of the Week: 8/27-9/2

The first day of school in France, the ‘taking of Caracas’ in Venezuela, a murder re-enactment in Bali, the Notting Hill carnival in London, Mark Zuckerberg meets the Pope, a Bavarian ox race, an annular solar eclipse above La Reunion, and much more. [32 photos total]

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Iranians spend time in Urmia Lake near Urmia, Iran, on August 26, 2016. Hopes for the survival of Urmia salt lake have been revived after more rains boosted a government program aimed at preserving the nearly dried-up water body. (Ebrahim Noroozi / AP) #
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Pope Francis meets Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, at the Santa Marta residence, the guest house in Vatican City where the pope lives, on August 29, 2016. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke says a topic of discussion at Monday’s meeting was “how to use communication technologies to alleviate poverty, encourage a culture of encounter, and make a message of hope arrive, especially to those most in need.’’ (L'Osservatore Romano / Pool Photo via AP) #
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Baby giraffe "Kenai", born on August 25, 2016, kisses his mother "Dioni" on August 31, 2016 at a zoo in La Fleche, France. (Jean-Francois Monier / AFP / Getty) #
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Riot police clash with supporters of Dilma Rousseff as they protest against new Brazilian President Michel Temer at the Paulista Avenue, in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 31, 2016. Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country's presidency in an emotional impeachment vote Wednesday and replaced by conservative rival Michel Temer, who promised to heal Latin America's biggest economy. (Miguel Schincariol / AFP / Getty) #
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A man throws her daughter in the air while they are silhouetted at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul, South Korea, on August 30, 2016. (Ahn Young-joon / AP) #
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A man slips off the "gostra", a pole covered in grease, during the religious feast of St Julian, patron of the town of St Julian's, outside Valletta, Malta, on August 28, 2016. In the traditional "gostra", a game stretching back to the Middle Ages, young men, women and children have to make their way to the top and try to uproot one of the flags to win prizes. (Darrin Zammit Lupi / Reuters) #
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A bride and groom are photographed in the borough of Brooklyn as the sun sets on the Manhattan Bridge on August 26, 2016 in New York City. (Gary Hershorn / Getty) #
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An Indian policeman takes cover behind an armored vehicle as Kashmiri protesters throw stones at him during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on August 30, 2016. Clashes and curfew continued in parts of Srinagar on Tuesday after anti-India protests and clashes erupted in several neighborhoods, a day after authorities lifted a curfew imposed in most parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir as part of a 52-day security lockdown. (Dar Yasin / AP) #
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A performer poses in a tank of water during a photocall at the rehearsal for 'Holoscenes' by Early Morning Opera at Exchange Square in London, England, on August 31, 2016. (John Phillips / Getty) #
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Farmer Michael Pfatrisch rides on an ox called Baze during a traditional ox race in the southern Bavarian village of Muensing near Lake Starnberg, Germany, on August 28, 2016. (Michaela Rehle / Reuters) #
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Dead wild reindeer are seen on Hardangervidda in Norway, after lightning struck the central mountain plateau and killed more than 300 of them, in this handout photo received on August 28, 2016. (Norsk Telegrambyra AS / Reuters) #
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Firefighters continue removing rubble near the bell tower in Amatrice, central Italy on August 30, 2016 Italy. Italy was struck by a powerful, 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the night of August 24, 2016, which has killed at least 293 people and devastated dozens of houses in the Lazio village of Pescara del Tronto, Accumoli and Amatrice. (Stefano Montesi / Corbis via Getty) #
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Photo taken on September 1, 2016, in Saint-Louis, on the Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, shows the moon covering the sun, leaving a ring of fire effect around the moon, during an annular solar eclipse. (Richard Bouhet / AFP / Getty) #
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Artists perform in front of a screen at the booth of Busch-Jaeger at the IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) electronics trade fair in Berlin on September 1, 2016. (Tobias Schwarz / AFP / Getty) #
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A man paddleboards in the Starnberger See, near Seeshaupt, southwest of Munich, during sunset on August 28, 2016. (Christof Stache / AFP / Getty) #
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Gabonese soldiers run to take position as supporters of opposition leader Jean Ping protest in front of security forces blocking a demonstration trying to reach the electoral commission in Libreville on August 31, 2016. Bongo won by a narrow 5,594 votes of a total 627,805 registered voters. Turnout was 59.46 percent nationwide but soared to 99.93 percent in one of the country's nine provinces -- the Haut-Ogooue, heartland of Bongo's Teke ethnic group -- in a result hotly contested by the opposition. (Marco Longari / AFP / Getty) #
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A wildfire burns off the shore of Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, on August 26, 2016. (Brennan Linsley / AP) #
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Carlos Gomez of the Texas Rangers is soaked with a Powerade cooler after the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 14-1 at Globe Life Park in Arlington on August 31, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Tom Pennington / Getty) #
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A competitor takes part in the 31st World Bog Snorkeling Championships, held annually at Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales, on August 28, 2016. (Rebecca Naden / Reuters) #
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Migrants, most of them from Eritrea, jump into the water from a crowded wooden boat as they are helped by members of an NGO during a rescue operation in the Mediterranean sea, about 13 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, on August 29, 2016. Thousands of migrants and refugees were rescued Monday morning from more than 20 boats by members of Proactiva Open Arms NGO before transferring them to the Italian cost guards and others NGO vessels operating at the zone. (Emilio Morenatti / AP) #
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A performer dances with police during the Notting Hill Carnival in London, England, on August 29, 2016. (Neil Hall / Reuters) #
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In this September 1, 2016, photo, demonstrators take part in the "taking of Caracas" march in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuelan opposition is vowing to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after flooding the streets of Caracas with demonstrators Thursday in its biggest show of force in years. Protesters filled dozens of city blocks in what was dubbed the "taking of Caracas" to pressure electoral authorities to allow a recall referendum against Maduro this year. (Ariana Cubillos / AP) #
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A hooded man with a colorful outfit known as the 'Cipotegato' acknowledges the crowd after running through the streets of Tarazona, Spain, on August 27, 2016. Following a tradition coming from at least the middle of the XVIII century, thousands of people gather every year at midday in Tarazona's main square waiting to throw tomatoes to the Cipotegato character, that represents a prisoner from the local jail that was given the chance to escape to freedom after crossing through a crowded village. (Alvaro Barrientos / AP) #
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Driftwood caused by a flood triggered by Typhoon Lionrock are scattered in Iwaizumi town, Iwate prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo on August 31, 2016. (Kyodo / Reuters) #
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A woman floats in a swimming pool during a summer day in Madrid, Spain, on August 28, 2016 . (Daniel Ochoa de Olza / AP) #
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A couple kisses as an art installation burns as approximately 70,000 people gather for the 30th annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, on September 1, 2016. (Jim Urquhart / Reuters) #
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Aerial view of Shuhe Wetland Park in Juxian County in Rizhao, Shandong Province, China, on September 1, 2016. (VCG via Getty) #
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A boy plays football at the Palais-Royal in Paris, on August 26, 2016. (Dominique Faget / AFP / Getty) #
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A US Marine honor guard team carries the remains of US Marine PFC Anthony Brozyna, of Hartford, Connecticut, during a full honor burial service at Arlington National Cemetery on August 31, 2016 in Washington, DC. Brozyna was 22 years old when he was killed in World War II on the island of Betio in the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands during a battle on November 20, 1943. (Mark Wilson / Getty) #
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A demonstrator wears a mask that reads in Portuguese "Temer out" during a march against acting President Michel Temer and in support of Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 29, 2016. (Silvia Izquierdo / AP) #
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A Palestinian man rides a bike with his children at the Al-Shatee refugee camp in Gaza City, on August 29, 2016. (Mohammed Abed / AFP / Getty) #
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On the first day of school, a young student holds hands during a class at the Paul Lapie primary school in Bordeaux, France, on September 1, 2016. (Mehdi Fedouach / AFP / Getty) #

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