Pictures of the Week: February 8 – February 15

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Feb. 11, 2013. A Syrian girl stands at the entrance of a makeshift home set up in the catacombs of the ruins of an ancient building in the Roman city of Serjilla in northwestern Syria.

From The Pope’s resignation and murder charges for Oscar Pistorius to carnival celebrations in Rio and a meteorite hitting Earth, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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