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Photos Of The Week: November 7-13, 2009


Giant painted dominos are ready to be toppled as Germans celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. - See RFE/RL's full coverage of the revolutions of 1989.
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Giant painted dominos are ready to be toppled as Germans celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. - See RFE/RL's full coverage of the revolutions of 1989.

In Fuldatal, Germany, a tree grows through the bumper of an abandoned VW Beetle with an East German license plate. - This car is thought to be the first to have crossed the border between the two Germanies after the border was opened on November 9, 1989.
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In Fuldatal, Germany, a tree grows through the bumper of an abandoned VW Beetle with an East German license plate. - This car is thought to be the first to have crossed the border between the two Germanies after the border was opened on November 9, 1989.

A worker at the Ghazvin Bazaar in Ghazvin, Iran, shows his earnings for the day.
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A worker at the Ghazvin Bazaar in Ghazvin, Iran, shows his earnings for the day.

In Moscow, communists march to mark the anniversary of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
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In Moscow, communists march to mark the anniversary of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.

In Bishkek, Kyrgyz communist supporters and a statue of Lenin are reflected in a puddle as they mark the anniversary.
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In Bishkek, Kyrgyz communist supporters and a statue of Lenin are reflected in a puddle as they mark the anniversary.

A Ukrainian women's group, FEMEN, stages a protest in Kyiv against what they see as swine-flu hysteria. - More about FEMEN on the Transmission blog.
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A Ukrainian women's group, FEMEN, stages a protest in Kyiv against what they see as swine-flu hysteria. - More about FEMEN on the Transmission blog.

A woman walks near the Albanian village of Barbulloj, where flooding has forced dozens to flee their homes.
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A woman walks near the Albanian village of Barbulloj, where flooding has forced dozens to flee their homes.

Thousands pray at the Prophet Muhammad Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Medina. - This mosque, the burial place of the Prophet Muhammad, is among the holiest sites in Islam. Many pilgrims visit Medina as well as Mecca during the Hajj, scheduled to take place between November 25 - 30.
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Thousands pray at the Prophet Muhammad Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Medina. - This mosque, the burial place of the Prophet Muhammad, is among the holiest sites in Islam. Many pilgrims visit Medina as well as Mecca during the Hajj, scheduled to take place between November 25 - 30.

Afghan horsemen compete for a goat carcass during a game of buzkashi in Kabul.
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Afghan horsemen compete for a goat carcass during a game of buzkashi in Kabul.

And in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, women chat in the sunshine. - Photos by AFP, epa, ISNA, and RFE/RL.
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And in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, women chat in the sunshine. - Photos by AFP, epa, ISNA, and RFE/RL.

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