Pictures of the Week: September 21 – 28

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Jeff Pachoud–AFP/Getty Images
Sept. 24, 2012. A French soldier stands in Naghlu base, Afghanistan.

From the NFL touchdown controversy in the U.S. and Israelis observing Yom Kippur to China’s first aircraft carrier and surfing with dolphins in Australia, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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