Pictures of the Week: August 16 – August 23

***BESTPIX*** Indonesians Celebrate National Independence Day
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Aug. 17, 2013. An Indonesian man looks up at the prizes hung from greased bamboo poles prepared for a game called "panjat pinang" in which people try to climb a greased bamboo pole to get prizes hung from the top such as bicycles and kitchen appliances in Jakarta, Indonesia.

From an execution by rifle in Somalia and the 2nd Asian Youth Games in China to an alleged nerve gas attack in Syria and the world’s largest alphorn orchestra, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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