Pictures of the Week: October 19 – 26

Image: Oct. 21, 2012. Women civilians lay in the back of a truck as they are removed from a hospital in the Tarik Al Bab neighborhood, after they were injured by aircraft strike on a highway in Aleppo, Syria.
Narciso Contreras—Polaris
Oct. 21, 2012. Women civilians lay in the back of a truck as they are removed from a hospital in the Tarik Al Bab neighborhood, after they were injured by aircraft strike on a highway in Aleppo, Syria.

From the start of baseball’s World Series and Hurricane Sandy in the Caribbean to the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and people dressed as pandas, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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