Associated Press

Here is a look at some of the best Associated Press photos from the week.

10/25
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"Bahraini anti-government protesters wave national flags at the end of a march in Karrana, Bahrain, just west of the capital of Manama, on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. A few thousand people participated in the march organized by opposition societies, calling for democracy and for the Gulf kingdom's long-serving prime minister to step down"-AP

10/25
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"An Indian tank fires a gun during a joint military exercise with Russia at Mahajan Field firing range, about 150 kilometers (93 miles) south of Bikaner, in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. The joint field exercise between troops of the two countries began on Oct. 22, according to local reports."-AP

10/24
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"Members of a South Korean Air Force honor guard throw their guns in the air during a press day of an air show as part of the Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition which will be held from Oct. 25 to Nov. 3, at Cheongju International Airport in Cheongju, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013."-AP

10/24

"Model Annabeth Murphy-Thomas poses for photographers holding a ring with the Pink Star, a 59.6-carat oval cut internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamond, ahead of its auction in central London, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The diamond which is the largest internally flawless pink diamond that the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has ever graded, will be offered for sale at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva on Nov. 13, 2013. It is estimated to fetch in excess of $60 million (euros 43 million)."-AP

10/23
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"Retired Marine Sergeant Maj. Charles L. Cook, discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial, at Memorial Gardens, in Jacksonville, N.C., Wednesday morning Oct. 23, 2013. Wednesday marks the 30th anniversary of the deadly Beirut barracks bombing that many consider the opening blast in America's war against terrorists."-AP

10/23

"A man holding an umbrella is photographed from the inside of a drainage pipe as he walks along the river banks in Coyuca de Benitez, near Acapulco, Mexico, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Raymond weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm Wednesday and began moving away from Mexico's Pacific coast, granting relief to a region devastated by Tropical Storm Manuel last month."-AP

10/22
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"Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague (0) passes the ball as Indiana Pacers center Ian Mahinmi, left, defends in the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Atlanta."-AP

10/22
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"In this Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 photo, while touring the Fremont East district of downtown Las Vegas, Nanci Tangeman makes a photograph of an unfinished mural. The mural is one of several commissioned for this weekend's inaugural Life Is Beautiful festival which will feature 70 bands and DJ's, food vendors, Ferris wheels and celebrity chefs. "-AP

10/21
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"People walk in downtown Grozny, capital of Chechnya, southern Russia, as the Central Mosque is reflected in the water late Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. The capital of Chechnya, rebuilt after two devastating separatist wars in the 1990s, boasts the largest mosque in Europe."-AP

10/21
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"People attend a ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Minsk Jewish ghetto elimination by the Nazis, in Minsk, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. Some 800,000 Jews were killed in Belarus by the Nazis during the 1941-1944 occupation, and many have left the country since the 1991 Soviet collapse."-AP

10/20
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"Troops march in front of a burning house during the reconstruction of the Battle of the Nations at the 200th anniversary near Leipzig, central Germany, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. Some 6,000 members of military-historic associations from 24 countries took part in this performance. The Battle of Nations, from Oct. 16-19, 1813, was fought by the coalition armies of Russia, Prussia, Austria and Sweden against the French army of Napoleon. The battle decided that Napoleon had to retreat to France."-AP

10/20
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"A Bahraini youth throws a petrol bomb toward riot police during clashes after the politically charged funeral for Hussain Mahdi Habib, 20, in Sitra, Bahrain, on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. Habib, who was wanted by authorities for escaping from prison, received a 15-year sentence in absentia for his participation in the pro-democracy uprising, and was found beaten and shot dead on Saturday."-AP

10/19
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"Max Gresham (8) and Chris Fontaine (83) get past a tumbling Miguel Paludo (32) on the final lap of the NASCAR Trucks auto race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013."-AP

10/19
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"A Palestinian woman inspects a severely damaged olive tree near the West Bank city of Nablus, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. Palestinian farmers said that tens of olive trees were damaged by settlers from a nearby Israeli settlement."-AP