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The week in 31 photos

Updated 1210 GMT (2010 HKT) February 19, 2016
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The chair of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is draped in black Tuesday, February 16, in Washington. He died several days earlier at the age of 79. J. Scott Applewhite/AP
Rapper Kendrick Lamar performs during the Grammy Awards on Monday, February 15. His politically charged performance evoked the chains of slavery and incarceration. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Firefighters work at the scene of a deadly explosion in Ankara, Turkey, on Wednesday, February 17. The explosion hit three military vehicles and a private vehicle near parliament buildings, reported Turkey's semiofficial Anadolu news agency. The cause of the blast wasn't immediately available. IHA/AP
A Thom Browne purse resembles a dog Monday, February 15, during New York Fashion Week. Jason DeCrow/AP
Workers at the Olympia, a concert hall in Paris, install letters to promote the Eagles of Death Metal on Tuesday, February 16. The band returned to the French capital three months after terrorists attacked their concert, killing 89 people. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS/Newscom
Security guards run alongside Pope Francis as he's driven near a border fence in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Wednesday, February 17. The Pope spent five days in Mexico. Gregorio Borgia/AP
A Donald Trump supporter holds up a sign as former U.S. President Bill Clinton stumps for his wife in Riviera Beach, Florida, on Monday, February 15. The Trump supporter yelled to Clinton, "You took his money!" meaning Trump. "I certainly did," Clinton responded. "I took his money for my foundation, where I used it better than he's using it now." Richard Graulich/Cal Sport Media/Zuma Press
Workers rescue a girl from the rubble after airstrikes hit a rebel-held neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, on Sunday, February 14. ABDALRHMAN ISMAIL/REUTERS/Newscom
An English setter is groomed Tuesday, February 16, on the second day of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images
A helicopter helps fight a fire on a train trestle near the Bonnet Carre Spillway, west of New Orleans, on Saturday, February 13. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Jeff Strout/AP
People in Barcelona, Spain, attend a light show in the courtyard of the Picasso Museum on Friday, February 12. Jordi Boixareu/NurPhoto/Corbis
A tamed hawk attacks a rabbit during a traditional hunting contest near Nura, Kazakhstan, on Saturday, February 13. SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS/Newscom
A man prepares for a pantomime show in Diwaniyah, Iraq, on Friday, February 12. Hadi Mizban/AP
Members of the Druze community demand the return of the Golan Heights during a rally close to the Syrian border on Sunday, February 14. The annual demonstration protests the 1981 Israeli law in which the Jewish state annexed the Golan Heights. Oded Balilty/AP
Supporters of Faustin-Archange Touadera, a presidential candidate in the Central African Republic, ride a motorcycle in the country's capital on Friday, February 12. SIEGFRIED MODOLA/REUTERS/Newscom
A car's mirror sticks out of a blanket of snow Wednesday, February 17, after a winter storm hit the Ottawa area. Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press/AP
A child takes part in a CoderDojo event in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Wednesday, February 17. CoderDojo gives children a chance to program software, build websites and develop applications. REMKO DE WAAL/EPA
Merrylu Casselly and Jozsef Richter, two circus performers, pose with an elephant as they celebrate their wedding in Budapest, Hungary, on Sunday, February 14. LASZLO BALOGH/REUTERS/Newscom
Anita Hunt, a family friend of Travis Clinton Hittson, hugs Hittson's mother, left, after he was executed Wednesday, February 17, in Jackson, Georgia. Hittson had been convicted in the April 1992 killing of Conway Utterbeck. Ben Gray/AP
Military soldiers in Pyongyang, North Korea, walk past a mural of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on Monday, February 15. The country was marking the birthday of Kim Jong Il, who would have been 74 on February 16. Wong Maye-E/AP
A diamond is studied in Ramat Gan, Israel, on Tuesday, February 16. International Diamond Week started in the country on February 14, attracting buyers from all over the world. Nir Alon/ZUMA Press
A man gestures after seeing a dead protester in Kampala, Uganda, on Monday, February 15. Violence broke out in Kampala ahead of the country's presidential election. GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS/Newscom
Sean Kennealy of the National Park Service points out drawings that were made many years ago by construction workers who built the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. The Park Service announced Monday, February 15, that David Rubenstein, a philanthropist who has already donated tens of millions of dollars to refurbish the Washington Monument and other icons, is giving $18.5 million to fix up the Lincoln Memorial. The money will go to repairing damaged masonry, cleaning the memorial and conserving murals inside. The money will also pay for a special project that shows visitors some of the graffiti left on the underpinnings of the monument. Carolyn Kaster/AP
A jellyfish is seen at an aquarium in La Rochelle, France, on Friday, February 12. REGIS DUVIGNAU/REUTERS/Newscom
Farmers clash with police officers blocking the entrance of the Agriculture Ministry in Athens, Greece, during a demonstration against pension reform on Friday, February 12. LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images
Young cadets sit together at the Moscow Presidential Cadet School on Wednesday, February 17. SERGEI ILNITSKY/EPA
A cat stands near a horse in Beirut, Lebanon, on Tuesday, February 16. MOHAMED AZAKIR/REUTERS/Newscom
Vehicles pile up at the site of a fatal crash near Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, February 13. At least three people were killed and many more were injured when dozens of vehicles slammed into each other, officials said. A driver involved told CNN the weather was a prime factor. "It was definitely a whiteout, I couldn't see any further than probably two city blocks," Raoul Jardine said. James Robinson/PennLive.com/AP
Customs officers in Paris stand next to a stuffed lion at the Museum of Natural History on Tuesday, February 16. PHILIPPE WOJAZER/REUTERS/Newscom
Actress Alexandra Anthony arrives at the Berlin International Film Festival for the premiere of "Midnight Special" on Friday, February 12. Frederic/Cal Sport Media/Zuma Press
South Korea's Black Eagles perform a maneuver during a preview of the Singapore Airshow on Sunday, February 14. See last week in 33 photos EDGAR SU/REUTERS/Newscom