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The week in 30 photos

Updated 0047 GMT (0847 HKT) October 20, 2014
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A woman crawls toward the body of her sister as a burial team takes her away for cremation Friday, October 10, in Monrovia, Liberia. The sister had died from Ebola earlier in the morning while trying to walk to a treatment center, according to her relatives. Health officials say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever. More than 4,000 people have died there, according to the World Health Organization. John Moore/Getty Images
Malala Yousafzai holds flowers on a stage in Birmingham, England, after she was announced as a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, October 10. Two years ago, the 17-year-old was shot in the head by the Taliban for her efforts to promote education for girls in Pakistan. Since then, after recovering from surgery, she has taken her campaign to the world stage. OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images
Serbian soccer player Stefan Mitrovic grabs a flag with Albanian symbols on it as a drone carried it over the field during a Euro 2016 qualifying match Tuesday, October 14, in Belgrade, Serbia. The incident set off a brawl between players on both the Serbian and Albanian teams, and the match was abandoned after 41 minutes. There was already tension going into the match because Serbia does not recognize Kosovo, a former Serbian province that declared independence in 2008. GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images
This undated photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, provided by the state-run Korean Central News Agency, was published in the official North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Tuesday, October 14. International speculation about Kim went into overdrive after he failed to attend events on Friday, October 10, the 65th anniversary of the Workers' Party. He hadn't been seen in public since he reportedly attended a concert with his wife on September 3. XINHUA/Landov
A large explosion is seen Tuesday, October 14, in Maarat al-Numan, Syria. The United Nations estimates more than 190,000 people have been killed in Syria since an uprising in March 2011 spiraled into civil war. GHAITH OMRAN/AFP/Getty Images
Activist Cornel West is knocked over during a scuffle with police Monday, October 13, in Ferguson, Missouri. Police said West and 42 others were detained for disturbing the peace during the "Moral Monday" march. Demonstrators were demanding the arrest of Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown in August. JIM YOUNG/Reuters/Landov
Dancers from the Deep Roots Dance company train in an old theater in Havana, Cuba, on Tuesday, October 14. ALEXANDRE MENEGHINI/Reuters/Landov
Oscar Pistorius sits in a Pretoria, South Africa, courtroom on Thursday, October 16, the fourth day of his sentencing proceedings. Pistorius, the first double-amputee runner to compete in the Olympics, was found guilty of culpable homicide in the February 2013 death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Culpable homicide is the South African term for unintentionally, but unlawfully, killing a person. Alon Skuy/POOL/AP
Actress Angelina Jolie, right, is presented with an honorary damehood by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Friday, October 10, at London's Buckingham Palace. Jolie was recognized for her campaign to end sexual violence in war zones. See more photos of Jolie's life and career Anthony Devlin/POOL/AP
A policeman with the Spanish Civil Guard pulls a sub-Saharan migrant Wednesday, October 15, as he climbs up a border fence dividing Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla. About 200 migrants tried to reach Melilla in what was the second mass attempt in a 24-hour period. F.G. GUERRERO/EPA/Landov
A satellite image from NASA shows Super Typhoon Vongfong as it passes through the Philippine Sea on Friday, October 10. AFP/NASA/Getty Images
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man sleeps in a sukkah, or hut, in Meah Shearim, Israel, on Friday, October 10. It was the second day of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. ABIR SULTAN/EPA/Landov
A man, left, jumps into water off the coast of Gopalpur, India, to rescue a woman who fell in because of strong tidal waves caused by Cyclone Hudhud on Sunday, October 12. Biswaranjan Rout/AP
Villagers wear masks Sunday, October 12, to protect themselves from the thick volcanic ash created by the eruption of Mount Sinabung in Indonesia. Ivan Damanik/NurPhoto/REX USA
Pope Francis interacts with the faithful during his weekly audience Wednesday, October 15, at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City. Franco Origlia/Getty Images
A Mapuche Indian activist in Santiago, Chile, clashes with riot police during a protest against Columbus Day on Sunday, October 12. Many indigenous people in Latin America do not have a positive view of Columbus Day, saying Columbus brought slavery, disease, colonization and genocide from Europe to the Americas. IVAN ALVARADO/Reuters/Landov
A protester clashes with law enforcement members near the parliament building in Kiev, Ukraine, on Tuesday, October 14. Protesters were demanding the release of political prisoners in Ukraine. GLEB GARANICH/Reuters/Landov
A man dressed in protective clothing treats the front porch of a Dallas apartment on Sunday, October 12. The apartment is home to one of the two nurses who were diagnosed with Ebola after treating Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian national who traveled to Dallas and later died from the virus. Mike Stone/Getty Images
Boys run from blowing dust as a U.S. military aircraft leaves the construction site of an Ebola treatment center in Tubmanburg, Liberia, on Wednesday, October 15. It is the first of 17 Ebola treatment centers to be built by Liberian army soldiers and American troops as part of the U.S. response to the epidemic. John Moore/Getty Images
Pranvera Abazi kisses her son Erion Zena during their reunion at Kosovo's main airport on Wednesday, October 15. Kosovo's Prime Minister said the country's intelligence and security forces returned the 8-year-old ethnic Albanian after his jihadi father took him to Syria. Visar Kryeziu
Stuntman Chris Davies, dressed as Batman, scales Melbourne's Eureka Tower on Wednesday, October 15. Graham Denholm/Getty Images
Police dismantle barricades on Queensway, a road in the Admiralty business district of Hong Kong, on Tuesday, October 14. The barricades were erected by pro-democracy demonstrators angry at China's decision to allow only Beijing-vetted candidates to run in the city's elections for chief executive. Lam Yik Fei/Bloomberg/Getty Images
Cundi Minaz, a female Kurdish fighter, is buried in a cemetery in the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc on Tuesday, October 14. Minaz was reportedly killed during clashes with ISIS militants in nearby Kobani, Syria. Civil war has destabilized Syria and created an opening for the ISIS militant group, which is also advancing in Iraq as it seeks to create an Islamic caliphate in the region. Gokhan Sahin/Getty Images
Tom Lackey, the world's oldest "wing walker" at 94, gestures after flying around the Rock of Gibraltar on Saturday, October 11. Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images
A supporter of Catalonian independence pays tribute to Lluis Companys, the former President of Catalonia, on Wednesday, October 15, in Barcelona, Spain. Companys was executed in 1940 during the dictatorship of Francisco Franco. David Ramos/Getty Images
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds up a shoe Monday, October 13, during the UNLV Foundation's annual dinner in Las Vegas. The shoe was given to Clinton by Brian Greenspun, who is the CEO, publisher and editor of the Las Vegas Sun newspaper. A woman threw a shoe at Clinton during an appearance in Las Vegas in April. John Locher/AP
Biswa Gurung, a 7-year-old boy in Gauhati, India, talks to a colleague as he works at an automobile workshop on Sunday, October 12. Despite the country's rapid economic growth, child labor remains widespread in India. Anupam Nath/AP
A boy covers his face Tuesday, October 14, as others sift through garbage at a dump in Maputo, Mozambique. GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images
A couple kisses on a pile of hay Sunday, October 12, at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine. The hay was leftover from a folk fair the previous day. SERGEY DOLZHENKO/EPA/Landov
A powerful wave created by Typhoon Vongfong crashes in Wenling, China, on Sunday, October 12. See last week in 31 photos Whitehotpix