The week in photos: September 2-8, 2017

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The week in photos: September 2-8, 2017


This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT. Residents watch a big video screen on Mirae Scientists Street in Pyongyang showing newsreader Ri Chun-Hee as she announces the news that the country has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb on September 3, 2017. Photo by Kim Won-Jin/AFP

 ESCAPE FROM VIOLENCE. Displaced Rohingya refugees from Rakhine state in Myanmar rest near Ukhia, near the border between Bangladesh and Myanmar on September 4, 2017. Photo by K.M. Asad/AFP
GANESH FESTIVAL. Indian Hindu devotees carry an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu deity Ganesha for immersion in a temporary pond near Sangam in Allahabad on September 4, 2017. Photo by Sanjay Kanojia/AFP
MORNING RIDE. Hot air balloons glide during a flight over Nevsehir in Turkey's historical Cappadocia region, Central Anatolia, Turkey, on September 5, 2017.Photo by Yasin Agkul/AFP
RECOVERED BODIES. Unidentified bodies, recovered from the battle zone, are placed in body bags and prepared for burial by the local government in Marawi City on September 5, 2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler
REJECTED. Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano (center) fails to get the nod of the Commission on Appointments on September 6, 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler
BUNDESTAG. German Chancellor Angela Merkel (center) talks with German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen (hidden) during a session of the lower house of parliament in Berlin on September 5, 2017. Photo by John Macdougall/AFP
BORDER ART. An artwork by French artist JR on the US-Mexico border in Tecate, California, United States, on September 6, 2017. Photo by Guillermo Arias/AFP
IRMA'S WRATH. Cars piled on top of one another in Marigot, near the Bay of Nettle, on the French Collectivity of Saint Martin, after the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017. Photo by Lionel Chamoiseau
PRESIDENTIAL DAUGHTER. Ivanka Trump arrives at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on September 6, 2017. Photo by Brendan Smialowski
THE PRINCE GOES TO SCHOOL. Britain's Prince George accompanied by Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (left) arrives for his first day of school at Thomas' school where he is met by Helen Haslem (right), head of the lower school in London on September 7, 2017. Photo by Richard Pohle/AFP/Pool
OPEN-AIR MASS. Pope Francis and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos talk during a meeting at the Nariano presidential palace in Bogota on September 7, 2017. Photo by Raul Arboleda/AFP
LIE-IN PROTEST. Youth Resist members stage a rally in front of Camp Crame on September 7, 2017, condemning the killing of teenagers Kian Delos Santos, Carl Arnaiz, and Reynaldo de Guzman. The first two were killed in police operations. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler
BLACK FRIDAY PROTEST. UP Diliman students light candles during a protest on September 8, 2017, calling for justice for the youth victims in the government's war against illegal drugs. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler
RESCUE. Mexican Navy members walk amid debris of the Town Hall building which partially collapsed following a magnitude 8.2 earthquake that hit Mexico's Pacific coast, in Juchitan de Zaragoza, state of Oaxaca, on September 8, 2017. Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP


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