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In some of the week's most striking images, a boy searches for solace, a dog waits for rescue, a fighter shows his softer side, and more

A boy salvages for belongings amidst burnt debris in the Htan Kone village of Myanmar's northern Sagaing region. A Buddhist mob set fire to nearly two dozen Muslim-owned buildings and attacked rescue workers in the latest sectarian violence in the formerly military-run state. (REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun)



Waura Indians wrestle during the "quarup," a ritual held in Xingu National Park, Mato Grosso State. The ceremony lasts several days and honors in death a person of great importance to the community. (REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino)



A firefighter stands on top of a truck at a campground destroyed by the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)



A dog sits on the roof of a submerged house as India's monsoon season continues to send flooded water from the river Ganges past its banks. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)



Members of the Shonkhoodoi Circus practice at a gymnasium in Darkhan, Mongolia. Mission Manduhai was created by Chimgee Haltarhuu, a former Mongolian gymnast and victim of domestic abuse, who hosts the free performances as a way to raise awareness about domestic abuse. (REUTERS/Mareike Guensche)



Wolodja the polar bear plays in his enclosure at the animal park in Berlin-Friedrichsfelde, Germany. The 2-year-old male was born in Moscow but arrived in Berlin earlier this month, meant as a mate for female polar bear Tonja. (AP Photo/dpa, Susanne Petersohn)



Protesters throw stones at a police vehicle in Ubate, north of Bogota, Colombia. Police blockaded highways as demonstrators demanded reduced gasoline prices, increased subsidies, and the cancelation of free trade agreements affecting the country's farmers. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)



A camel waits near the Giza Pyramids in Egypt. Recent turmoil in the country has decreased the number of tourists visiting historical sites such as this one. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)



Venus Williams serves to Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens during the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. (AP Photo/David Goldman)



A Free Syrian Army fighter feeds a cat in the al-Jdeideh neighborhood of Aleppo. (REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah)



A man takes pictures at the finish line of the a Color Run in Sydney. According to organizers, 15,000 runners registered to complete the three-mile course. Along the way they were doused with blue, pink, orange, and yellow powders. (REUTERS/Daniel Munoz)



People observe the annual Deopokhari festival from the roof of a house in Khokana, Nepal. (REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)



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