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Photos Of The Week #47

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

An internally displaced Afghan boy stands outside a temporary shelter at a camp on the outskirts of Kabul. According to UNHCR figures, the number of internally displaced Afghans stood at 683,000 by mid-2014, with estimates of 900,000 by the end of 2015. (epa/Hedayatullah Amid)
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An internally displaced Afghan boy stands outside a temporary shelter at a camp on the outskirts of Kabul. According to UNHCR figures, the number of internally displaced Afghans stood at 683,000 by mid-2014, with estimates of 900,000 by the end of 2015. (epa/Hedayatullah Amid)

Indian Sikh pilgrims arrive at the Wagah border railway station to attend the 546th birth celebrations of Sikh founder Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Lahore, Pakistan. (Reuters/Mohsin Raza)
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Indian Sikh pilgrims arrive at the Wagah border railway station to attend the 546th birth celebrations of Sikh founder Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Lahore, Pakistan. (Reuters/Mohsin Raza)

A riot policeman holds a Molotov cocktail as police and soldiers serving in the NATO-led peacekeeping force (KFOR) take part in a crowd and riot-control exercise near the village of Vrelo, Serbia. (AFP/Armend Nimani)
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A riot policeman holds a Molotov cocktail as police and soldiers serving in the NATO-led peacekeeping force (KFOR) take part in a crowd and riot-control exercise near the village of Vrelo, Serbia. (AFP/Armend Nimani)

Pope Francis (right) and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko are silhouetted during their meeting at the Vatican on November 20. (epa/Alessandro Tarantino)
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Pope Francis (right) and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko are silhouetted during their meeting at the Vatican on November 20. (epa/Alessandro Tarantino)

A colorful umbrella brings color to an otherwise dreary day in central Kyiv on November 20. (epa/Roman Pilipey)
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A colorful umbrella brings color to an otherwise dreary day in central Kyiv on November 20. (epa/Roman Pilipey)

A woman collects firewoods in a field after crossing the Macedonian-Greek border near Gevgelija. (AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)
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A woman collects firewoods in a field after crossing the Macedonian-Greek border near Gevgelija. (AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)

Russian children wearing red neckerchiefs, a symbol of the Pioneer Organization, salute while posing for a picture during a ceremony for the inauguration of 18 newly adopted members at a school in the Stavropol region. (Reuters/Eduard Korniyenko)
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Russian children wearing red neckerchiefs, a symbol of the Pioneer Organization, salute while posing for a picture during a ceremony for the inauguration of 18 newly adopted members at a school in the Stavropol region. (Reuters/Eduard Korniyenko)

A young Syrian boy hoses down stretchers covered with blood at a morgue in the rebel-held area of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus. (epa/Mohammed Badra)
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A young Syrian boy hoses down stretchers covered with blood at a morgue in the rebel-held area of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus. (epa/Mohammed Badra)

A pedestrian passes graffiti in honor of the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks made by a Kazakh artist called "ChemiS" in Prague. (epa/Filip Singer)
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A pedestrian passes graffiti in honor of the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks made by a Kazakh artist called "ChemiS" in Prague. (epa/Filip Singer)

Tibetans visit Namtso in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Located about four hours' drive from Lhasa at an altitude of around 4,718 meters above sea level, the lake is not only the highest saltwater lake in the world but also considered sacred, attracting throngs of devotees and pilgrims. (Reuters/Damir Sagolj)
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Tibetans visit Namtso in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Located about four hours' drive from Lhasa at an altitude of around 4,718 meters above sea level, the lake is not only the highest saltwater lake in the world but also considered sacred, attracting throngs of devotees and pilgrims. (Reuters/Damir Sagolj)

Supporters of Kosovar opposition political parties clash with police during a violent protest in Pristina. Kosovo police officers used tear gas to disperse opposition supporters who had gathered to protest the arrest of an opposition lawmaker. (epa/Valdrin Xhemaj)
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Supporters of Kosovar opposition political parties clash with police during a violent protest in Pristina. Kosovo police officers used tear gas to disperse opposition supporters who had gathered to protest the arrest of an opposition lawmaker. (epa/Valdrin Xhemaj)

An Afghan laborer unloads coal from a truck at a dump site in Kabul. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)
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An Afghan laborer unloads coal from a truck at a dump site in Kabul. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)

A passenger looks for his belongings after a train derailed in Quetta, Pakistan. (Reuters/Naseer Ahmed)
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A passenger looks for his belongings after a train derailed in Quetta, Pakistan. (Reuters/Naseer Ahmed)

People carry an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin while taking part in a march commemorating the 26th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in Prague on November 17. (epa/Filip Singer)
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People carry an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin while taking part in a march commemorating the 26th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in Prague on November 17. (epa/Filip Singer)

U.S. President Barack Obama (right) and Russian President Vladimir Putin talk before the second working session at the G20 summit in the Turkish Mediterranean resort of Antalya. (AFP/Kayhan Ozer)
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U.S. President Barack Obama (right) and Russian President Vladimir Putin talk before the second working session at the G20 summit in the Turkish Mediterranean resort of Antalya. (AFP/Kayhan Ozer)

Russian liberal opposition activists and human rights defenders release black balloons in front of the Kremlin to mark the sixth anniversary of the death in custody of anticorruption whistle-blower Sergei Magnitsky, in Moscow on November 16. (epa/Maksim Shipenkov)
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Russian liberal opposition activists and human rights defenders release black balloons in front of the Kremlin to mark the sixth anniversary of the death in custody of anticorruption whistle-blower Sergei Magnitsky, in Moscow on November 16. (epa/Maksim Shipenkov)

A girl with her lips painted in the French colours attends a commemoration event in front of the French Embassy in Copenhagen in memory of victims of the Paris attacks on November 13. (Reuters/​Nils Meilvang)
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A girl with her lips painted in the French colours attends a commemoration event in front of the French Embassy in Copenhagen in memory of victims of the Paris attacks on November 13. (Reuters/​Nils Meilvang)

A member of the Iraqi armed forces takes up a position during a military operation in the village of Sigariya, near Ramadi. (epa)
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A member of the Iraqi armed forces takes up a position during a military operation in the village of Sigariya, near Ramadi. (epa)

Afghan children play with a balloon outside their house in Kabul. (Reuters/​Omar Sobhani)
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Afghan children play with a balloon outside their house in Kabul. (Reuters/​Omar Sobhani)

A Pakistani man lights candles in Karachi for the victims of deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. (epa/Shahzaib Akber)
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A Pakistani man lights candles in Karachi for the victims of deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. (epa/Shahzaib Akber)

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