The Best Pictures of the Week, August 19 – August 26

Germany
Michaela Rehle—Reuters
August 20, 2011. Freddy Nock of Switzerland balances on the ropeway of a cable car leading up Germany’s 9,718-ft. Zugspitze, near the resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Nock walked the 3,264-ft. cable, breaking his own world record.

This week: Man walks a high wire, Gaddafi’s regime crumbles, the Pope past and present, World Youth Day, violence and famine in Somalia, idol makers, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, roadside attacks in Israel, burning NATO tankers in Pakistan, Afghanistan, building continues at One World Trade Center, and Ramadan draws to a close.

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