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Pictures of the Week: February 14 – February 21

From deadly protests in Ukraine and a series of shocks at the Sochi Olympics to new waxworks of Ronald and Nancy Reagan and the start of Carnival in Rio, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Patrick Brown—Panos
Photo Essay

Traded to Extinction: Portraits of Poaching in Asia

Bangkok-based photographer Patrick Brown spent more than 10 years documenting the underbelly of the illegal wildlife trade in Asia

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California Drought Dries Up Bay Area Reservoirs
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Pictures of the Week: January 24 – January 31

From snowstorms crippling the American South and ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on trial in Cairo to celebrations marking the Chinese New Year and Pope-inspired superhero street art in Rome, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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SOUTH AFRICA. Soweto. December 6, 2013. Reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela on the streets outside of his former home.
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Pictures of the Week: November 29 – December 6

From tributes to the life of Nelson Mandela and violent protests in Ukraine and Thailand to chaos in the Central African Republic and a rare cloud inversion filling in the Grand Canyon, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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APTOPIX Pakistan Malala
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Pictures of the Week: October 4 – October 11

From the continuing government shutdown and a deadly monster truck crash in Mexico to extreme face piercing with guns in Thailand and a monkey getting a shave in Pakistan, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Vegetarian festival devotees parade through the streets of downtown Phuket, Thailand. Participants in the festival pierce their bodies to shift evil spirits from others onto themselves and bring good luck to the community.
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Piercing Through Evil

In TIME’s Photo of the Day, a man pierces his face with swords in Thailand.

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Kenya Mourns Victims Of Westgate Shopping Mall Siege
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Pictures of the Week: September 27 – October 4

From the federal government shutdown and Capitol Hill shooting to an international feline beauty show and a seven-car pileup at Paris Fashion Week, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Narciso Contreras—Polaris
Man on the Wire

From the Front Lines: Syria by Narciso Contreras

Over the last five months, TIME has witnessed the emergence of a new voice — that of Mexican-born freelance photographer Narciso Contreras. Here, LightBox showcases Contreras’s work from Syria, illustrating his commitment and distinct vision to covering the bloodshed of an intractable war that’s stretched through 2012.

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Image: Oct. 20, 2012. A Free Syrian Army fighters carry a civilian away from the line of fire after he was shot twice by a Syrian army sniper in Aleppo, Syria.
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Pictures of the Week: October 19 – 26

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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Kevin Frayer–AP
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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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