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In some of the week's most memorable images, widows light up the Diwali night, an elephant makes a splash, and more

Yodimiler Arias, 8, stands with other young wrestlers as they listen to instructions from their teacher, in a park in Old Havana, Cuba. | (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Moonlight splashes across the snow-covered Concordia, the confluence of the Baltoro and Godwin-Austen glaciers in Pakistan, near K2, the world's second-highest mountain. | (REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay)

An Ocean Spray employee shows off a handful of cranberries from a promotional cranberry bog display, set up at New York's Rockefeller Center. | (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

A candidate, dressed as Star Wars villain Darth Vader, from Ukraine's Internet Party tries to hush a crying boy during a meet-and-greet with supporters in Kiev. | (REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko)

Flamboyant flamingos stand in their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo. | (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)

Tracer rounds streak across the sky over the Syrian town of Kobani. | (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach)

An orphaned baby elephant basks in a mud puddle at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, within the Nairobi National Park. | (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic)

The Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain reaches for a catch on a double to center by San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval, during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the World Series. | (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

A Palestinian boy looks at statues made by artist Eyad Sabbah; the artworks represent Palestinians who fled their houses from Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas. | (REUTERS/Mohammed Salem)

A police dog licks its face after being showered in colors and decked out with a garland, during the Nepal Police Academy's dog festival, which it celebrates during Diwali. | (REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

 

Camels cross the Margham desert, southeast of Dubai. | (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

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