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The week's best photojournalism
In some of the week's most compelling images, an Afghan horse gets a bath, A-Rod takes another hit, an Alaskan bear cub mounts a jet ski, and more
 

An Afghan man washes his horse in Kabul. (REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail)




Protesters in Turkey chase after a prison van transporting a man to a hearing for people charged with attempting to overthrow Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's government. Turkish courts began sentencing nearly 300 defendants on Monday, handing down prison sentences of up to 20 years to some but acquitting others. (REUTERS/Murad Sezer)




People attempt to climb aboard an overcrowded train at a railway station in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Millions of residents are traveling home from the capital city to celebrate the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. (REUTERS/Andrew Biraj)




A smoldering mountainside is seen under the stars near Banning, Calif. The fire broke out shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday, and within hours the blaze had blackened more than 5,000 acres. (REUTERS/David McNew)




Gabriella Chapman attempts to run her goat "Christa" through a 4-H obstacle course during the 171st Cattaraugus County Fair in Little Valley, N.Y. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)




Students participate in a Hiroshima Day peace rally in Mumbai, India. Tuesday marked the 68th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, which killed as many as 140,000 people. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)




Prisoners knit clothing for Brazilian fashion designer Raquel Guimaraes in the Arisvaldo de Campos Pires maximum security penitentiary in Juiz de Fora, about 100 miles north of Rio de Janeiro. Guimaraes had trouble finding knitters for her Doiselles brand of high fashion a few years ago, so she trained 18 prisoners in the craft, in exchange for pay and reduced sentences. (REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker)




A man jumps from a residential building partly submerged in the flooded Ganges after heavy monsoon rains in Allahabad, India. India's monsoon season, which runs from June through September, brings rains that are vital to agriculture but also cause floods and landslides. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)




Four-year-old Niuniu, who has late-stage neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, imitates Superman as his mother looks on in Shanghai. (REUTERS/Aly Song)




Volunteers prepare the sandpit for the 14th IAAF World Championships at the Olympic stadium in Moscow. The events will be held Aug. 10 through 18. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)




Alex Rodriguez reacts after being hit by a pitch while playing the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday. Rodriguez is appealing MLB sanctions for performance-enhancing drug use that would bench him for the rest of the 2013 season and all of the 2014 season. (REUTERS/John Gress)




This is a baby bear. On a jet ski. In Alaska. The serendipitous photo was captured by Graham Morrison, owner of Morrison Fishing Guide Service, who shot a series of the cub and its mom playing in the Naknek River on Aug. 5. (Facebook/Morrison Guide Service)

 
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