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Pictures of the Week: September 14 – 21

From continued anti-American protests around the world and the Pope’s visit to Lebanon to the honoring of Aung San Suu Kyi in the U.S. and the Duchess of Cambridge’s tour of the South Pacific, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Pictures of the Week: August 17 – August 24

From violent clashes in Lebanon and wildfires in Spain to a disabled beauty pageant in Thailand and a Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Wayne Lawrence–INSTITUTE for TIME
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Small Ball! The Faces of Baseball’s True World Series

Photographer Wayne Lawrence’s portraits of young baseball players from around the world at the 66th Annual Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.

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Naoya Hatakeyama—Courtesy of Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography and Taka Ishii Gallery
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Landscapes on the Verge of Change

A new retrospective of the work of Japanese photographer Naoya Hatakeyama, opening at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on July 28, looks at vistas on the verge of change.

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Kimiko Yoshida
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Ceremonies of Disappearance: Kimiko Yoshida’s Critique of Identity

For over a decade, Kimiko Yoshida has created photos of herself in which she wears elaborate costumes that reference a wide range of subjects, from haute couture to the canon of Western painting.

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North Korea Military
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David Guttenfelder: A New Look at North Korea

On May 1, 2013, photographer David Guttenfelder will be named the recipient of the 2013 Infinity Award for Photojournalism by the International Center of Photography. Guttenfelder is recognized for his continued efforts documenting daily life inside North Korea for the Associated Press, as part of the team running the agency’s new bureau in the country. His work provides an unparalleled look behind the curtain of life in the North.

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Lightbox April 9, 2012
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Pictures of the Week: April 6 — April 13

From North Korea’s rocket Unha-3 and the Trayvon Martin case to wildfires in the New York City metropolitan area and the 100th anniversary of the Titanic, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

One Year Later at Minori-kai: James Nachtwey Returns to Japan

In a city on Japan’s northeast coast, at a care center for the mentally and physically disabled, discussions about rebuilding what last year’s tsunami destroyed are only just beginning.

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Lightbox April 2, 2012
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Pictures of the Week: March 30 — April 6

From Earth Hour celebrations around the world and Aung San Suu Kyi’s election in Myanmar to the Oakland shooting and tornadoes in Texas, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Lightbox Daido Moriyama
Out There

Daido Moriyama And the Cultural Landscape of Post-War Japan

Daido Moriyama, who is featured in a new exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, arrived in Tokyo in 1961 and began photographing the seedy streets of Shinjuku.

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