Week in Photos (August 9 - August 14)

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US Ranie Pearce takes part in the resistance round of the Winter Swimming Festival in front of the Perito Moreno glacier at the Argentino Lake in El Calafate, Santa Cruz province, Argentina on August 8, 2014, during the first competition of this extreme sport in the southern hemisphere. (Photo: Daniel Garcia-AFP)
US Ranie Pearce takes part in the resistance round of the Winter Swimming Festival in front of the Perito Moreno glacier at the Argentino Lake in El Calafate, Santa Cruz province, Argentina on August 8, 2014, during the first competition of this extreme sport in the southern hemisphere. (Photo: Daniel Garcia-AFP)
Indian Hindu devotees walk through floodwaters after bathing in the River Ganges at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers in Allahabad on August 9, 2014. (Photo: Sanjay Kanojia-AFP)
Indian Hindu devotees walk through floodwaters after bathing in the River Ganges at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers in Allahabad on August 9, 2014. (Photo: Sanjay Kanojia-AFP)
This picture taken on August 9, 2014 shows students from Tagou martial arts school performing during a rehearsal of the opening ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province. (Photo: China Out-AFP)
This picture taken on August 9, 2014 shows students from Tagou martial arts school performing during a rehearsal of the opening ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province. (Photo: China Out-AFP)
A Turkish man, wrapped in the national flag, prepares to cast his vote at a polling station in Istanbul on August 10, 2014. (Photo: Gurcan Ozturk-AFP)
A Turkish man, wrapped in the national flag, prepares to cast his vote at a polling station in Istanbul on August 10, 2014. (Photo: Gurcan Ozturk-AFP)
Two Palestinian fishermen paddle their small boat a few hundred yards off the beach in Gaza City while casting their nets in search of small fish on August 10, 2014. (Photo: Roberto Schmidt-AFP)
Two Palestinian fishermen paddle their small boat a few hundred yards off the beach in Gaza City while casting their nets in search of small fish on August 10, 2014. (Photo: Roberto Schmidt-AFP)
Journalists and crews gather in the TV Tribune prior to the opening of the the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 12, 2014. (Photo: Franck Fife-AFP)
Journalists and crews gather in the TV Tribune prior to the opening of the the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 12, 2014. (Photo: Franck Fife-AFP)
Tengger tribes people place vegetables as offerings at Mount Bromo during the annual Kasada ceremony in East Java on August 12, 2014. (Photo: Juni Kriswanto-AFP)
Tengger tribes people place vegetables as offerings at Mount Bromo during the annual Kasada ceremony in East Java on August 12, 2014. (Photo: Juni Kriswanto-AFP)
A person walks on a rope as a tightrope connects the spheres of the atomium for people to walk upon it, on August 12, 2014, in Brussels. (Photo: Belga/ Nicolas Maeter Linck-AFP)
A person walks on a rope as a tightrope connects the spheres of the atomium for people to walk upon it, on August 12, 2014, in Brussels. (Photo: Belga/ Nicolas Maeter Linck-AFP)
View of the waters of the Sonora River where five days ago a copper mine leaked 40 thousand cubic meters of sulfuric acid seriously polluting it, in the Ures community, Sonora state,Mexico on August 12, 2014. (Photo: Hector Guerrero-AFP)
View of the waters of the Sonora River where five days ago a copper mine leaked 40 thousand cubic meters of sulfuric acid seriously polluting it, in the Ures community, Sonora state,Mexico on August 12, 2014. (Photo: Hector Guerrero-AFP)
France's Eloyse Lesueur competes during the Women's long jump final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 13, 2014. (Photo: Fabrice Coffrini-AFP)
France's Eloyse Lesueur competes during the Women's long jump final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich on August 13, 2014. (Photo: Fabrice Coffrini-AFP)
Journalists are attacked by members of the Lebanese Internal Security Forces tasked to protect Prime Minister Tammam Salam inside Dar al-Fatwa's offices. (Photo: Hassan Shaaban)
Journalists are attacked by members of the Lebanese Internal Security Forces tasked to protect Prime Minister Tammam Salam inside Dar al-Fatwa's offices. (Photo: Hassan Shaaban)
Part-time employees of Electricte du Liban (EDL), Lebanon's government owned electricity provider, burn tires to block the highway outside EDL's headquarters to demand they be permanently hired and become full time workers. (Photo: Haitham Moussawi)
Part-time employees of Electricte du Liban (EDL), Lebanon's government owned electricity provider, burn tires to block the highway outside EDL's headquarters to demand they be permanently hired and become full time workers. (Photo: Haitham Moussawi)

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