Pictures of the Week: January 11 – January 18

Daniel Berehulak—Getty Images
Daniel Berehulak—Getty Images
Jan. 13, 2013. A Sadhu blows a conch shell as holy men bathe on the banks of the Ganges river during a procession ahead of the Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, India.

From Obama’s gun control stance and Lance Armstrong’s doping confession to the Kumbh Mela pilgrimage and a runaway train in Sweden, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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