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People react after exit poll results were announced in a second round runoff of the presidential election in Tunis, Tunisia October 13, 2019. (Reuters)
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Students cover their heads during an earthquake and tsunami drill at their school in Banda Aceh on October 9, 2018. A huge 9.1 magnitude undersea quake in 2004 triggered a tsunami that killed more than 170,000 people in Aceh province, on western Sumatra island, and tens of thousands more in other countries with coasts on the Indian Ocean. (AFP)
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Syrian Arab and Kurdish civilians flee amid Turkish bombardment on Syria’s northeastern town of Ras al-Ain in the Hasakeh province along the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched a broad assault on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria today, with intensive bombardment paving the way for an invasion made possible by the withdrawal of US troops. (AFP)
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Indigenous people celebrate outside the Casa de la Cultura in Quito on October 13, 2019 after Ecuador’s president and indigenous leaders reached an agreement to end violent protests. (AFP)
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USA’s Simone Biles performs on the vault during the women‘s all-around final at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle in Stuttgart, southern Germany, on October 10, 2019. (AFP)
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Rescue workers carry a rubber dinghy as they search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which caused severe floods at the Chikuma River in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, October 14, 2019. (Reuters)
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Palestinian protesters take part in a demonstration by the border fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel, east of Gaza City, on October 11, 2019. (AFP)
Updated 15 October 2019

Photos of the Week: October 8 – 15

LONDON: Arab News selects some of our favorite images of the week from around the world. Scroll above to see them all...