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From Lightning in Australia to a Sinkhole in China, the Week in Photos

Week of May 22, 2015 Burundian refugees line up for cholera screening in Kigoma, Tanzania. Some 3,000 cholera cases have been reported in Tanzania, mainly among people fleeing violence in Burundi, the United Nations said Friday. DANIEL HAYDUK/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES

Photos of the Day: Dec. 18

MORE VIOLENCE: People sought refuge in Juba, South Sudan, Wednesday. South Sudan’s government said it had quelled the fighting in the capita...

From Spitting Whales in Japan to Car-Racing Crashes in Hungary, the Week in Photos

Jul 18-24, 2015 Internally displaced Afghan girls outside their shelter at a camp on the outskirts of Herat, Afghanistan. JALIL REZAYEE/EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

Photos of the Day: Dec. 29

CROWDED: People waiting for evacuation flights settled in for the night inside an airport hangar in Bangui, Central African Republic, Sunday. (Rebecca Blackwell/Associated Press)

Photos of the Day: Jan. 31

Siegfried Modola/Reuters DISPLACED: A street vendor walked in a camp for internally displaced persons at the airport in Bangui, Central African Republic, Friday. Almost a million people, a quarter of the population, have been displaced by fighting since the Seleka rebel group seized power in March.

Photos of the Day: Aug. 28

FLEEING: LaRue Montgomery carried his 2-year-old niece, Brianna, and his dog out of his house as a grass fire threatened homes in Fairfield, Calif., Tuesday. About 50 people fled after the roadside fire spread, destroying five homes and damaging 10 others. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic/Associated Press)

Photos of the Day: Aug. 21

SEEKING PROTECTION: Syrian refugees waited to receive a tent at Kawergost refugee camp in Erbil, Iraq, north of Baghdad, Wednesday. (Hadi Mizban/Associated Press)

Photos of the Day: Feb. 7

Antonio Parrinello/Reuters ACCOUNTED FOR: A migrant held up his number as he disembarked from a navy ship in Augusta, Italy, Friday. The Italian navy said Thursday it had rescued more than 1,000 migrants off the coast of Lampedusa island.

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Hla Hla May, a Rohingya Muslim woman displaced by violence, holds her one year old daughter Roshan at a former rubber factory that now serves as their shelter, near Sittwe, Myanmar on April 29, 2013. (DAMIR SAGOLJ/reuters)