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Photos Of The Week #38

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond. For more photo galleries, see our "Picture This" archive.

A detained Central Asian immigrant looks out from a cell at a police station in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)
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A detained Central Asian immigrant looks out from a cell at a police station in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)

Members of the "Mother Aisha" battalion, an all-female unit with the Syrian rebels, receive instruction in Aleppo's Salaheddine district. (Reuters/Loubna Mrie)
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Members of the "Mother Aisha" battalion, an all-female unit with the Syrian rebels, receive instruction in Aleppo's Salaheddine district. (Reuters/Loubna Mrie)

Russia's Valeria Koblova (left) celebrates her victory over Ukraine's Iryna Husyak during the women's freestyle 55-kilogram category for bronze of the FILA World Wrestling Championships in Budapest. (AFP/Attila Kisbenedek)
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Russia's Valeria Koblova (left) celebrates her victory over Ukraine's Iryna Husyak during the women's freestyle 55-kilogram category for bronze of the FILA World Wrestling Championships in Budapest. (AFP/Attila Kisbenedek)

Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian man during scuffles following an attempt by European diplomats to deliver goods to locals in the West Bank herding community of Khirbet al-Makhul. (Reuters/Abed Omar Qusini)
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Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian man during scuffles following an attempt by European diplomats to deliver goods to locals in the West Bank herding community of Khirbet al-Makhul. (Reuters/Abed Omar Qusini)

A North Korean soldier keeps guard along the bank of Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong. (Reuters/Jacky Chen)
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A North Korean soldier keeps guard along the bank of Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong. (Reuters/Jacky Chen)

Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh hugs her son Nima at her home in Tehran. (AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
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Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh hugs her son Nima at her home in Tehran. (AFP/Behrouz Mehri)

AFP reporter Sammy Ketz hits the ground as a Syrian soldier runs past during sniper fire in the ancient Christian Syrian town of Maalula. (AFP/Anwar Anro)
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AFP reporter Sammy Ketz hits the ground as a Syrian soldier runs past during sniper fire in the ancient Christian Syrian town of Maalula. (AFP/Anwar Anro)

Iran's Ehsan Lashgari (right) fights for the bronze medal with Spain's Talmuraz Friev during the men's freestyle 84-kilogram category at the FILA World Wrestling Championships in Budapest. (AFP/Attila Kisbenedek)
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Iran's Ehsan Lashgari (right) fights for the bronze medal with Spain's Talmuraz Friev during the men's freestyle 84-kilogram category at the FILA World Wrestling Championships in Budapest. (AFP/Attila Kisbenedek)

A member of the Ansar Dimachk Brigade, part of the rebel Free Syrian Army battling forces loyal to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, uses an iPad during preparations to fire a homemade mortar at one of the battle front in Damascus. (Reuters/Mohamed Abdullah)
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A member of the Ansar Dimachk Brigade, part of the rebel Free Syrian Army battling forces loyal to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, uses an iPad during preparations to fire a homemade mortar at one of the battle front in Damascus. (Reuters/Mohamed Abdullah)

A masked Russian Coast Guard officer points a gun at a Greenpeace International activist (partially visible in lower right corner) during an attempt by environmentalists to climb aboard a Gazprom oil platform in the Pechora Sea in the Russian Arctic. (AFP/Greenpeace/Denis Sinyakov)
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A masked Russian Coast Guard officer points a gun at a Greenpeace International activist (partially visible in lower right corner) during an attempt by environmentalists to climb aboard a Gazprom oil platform in the Pechora Sea in the Russian Arctic. (AFP/Greenpeace/Denis Sinyakov)

Female basketball players from Afghanistan's Herat Province cheer during a match against Kabul at the National Olympic Stadium in the Afghan capital. (AFP/Shah Marai)
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Female basketball players from Afghanistan's Herat Province cheer during a match against Kabul at the National Olympic Stadium in the Afghan capital. (AFP/Shah Marai)

Couples take a break during a ceremony to mark their 50th wedding anniversaries in the Chinese city of Hefei in Anhui Province. (Reuters)
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Couples take a break during a ceremony to mark their 50th wedding anniversaries in the Chinese city of Hefei in Anhui Province. (Reuters)

Afghan schoolgirls look out from a window of their school in Ghazni. (AFP/Rahmatullah Alizada)
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Afghan schoolgirls look out from a window of their school in Ghazni. (AFP/Rahmatullah Alizada)

Pakistani religious students attend a lesson at Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary and the alma mater of several Taliban leaders, in Akora Khattak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, on September 15. (Reuters/Zohra Bensemra)
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Pakistani religious students attend a lesson at Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary and the alma mater of several Taliban leaders, in Akora Khattak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, on September 15. (Reuters/Zohra Bensemra)

Local residents gather near tankers of a NATO supply convoy after an attack a day earlier in Hub, Pakistan. (Reuters/Akhtar Soomro)
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Local residents gather near tankers of a NATO supply convoy after an attack a day earlier in Hub, Pakistan. (Reuters/Akhtar Soomro)

People walk through a storm near the Ravi River in Lahore, Pakistan.(AFP/Arif Ali)
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People walk through a storm near the Ravi River in Lahore, Pakistan.(AFP/Arif Ali)

Mourners sit next to the bodies of miners who died in a mine collapse in Ruyi Du Ab district of Afghanistan's Samangan Province. At least 28 died in the tragedy. (AFP)
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Mourners sit next to the bodies of miners who died in a mine collapse in Ruyi Du Ab district of Afghanistan's Samangan Province. At least 28 died in the tragedy. (AFP)

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