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REWIND: TOP photos of the week that was

October 26, 2015 09:01 IST

Here's a glimpse of all that happened around the world last week, in images

Image: A woman from Syria looks on as she waits to cross the border with Croatia near the village of Berkasovo, Serbia. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters 


Image: A devotee of the Chinese Bang Neow shrine with spikes pierced at his cheeks and lips pauses during a procession celebrating the annual vegetarian festival in Phuket, Thailand. The festival, featuring face-piercing, spirit mediums and strict vegetarianism celebrates the local Chinese community's belief that abstinence from meat and various stimulants during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar will help them obtain good health and peace of mind. Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters 


Image: A 3D printing professional wears his T-Rex skull creation during a 3D printing show in Brussels, Belgium. Photograph: Eric Vidal/Reuters 


Image: US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) poses with a guitar, given as a present by Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo, during a meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Madrid. Photograph: Ballesteros/Reuters


Image: A mounted policeman leads a group of migrants near Dobova, Slovenia. Slovenia's parliament is expected to approve changes to its laws later to enable the army to help police guard the border, as thousands of migrants flooded into the country from Croatia after Hungary sealed off its border. Photograph: Srdjan Zivulovic/Reuters 


Image: An Afghan boy dries his shoes at an open fire outside a temporary UNHCR camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. Thousands of refugees -- mostly fleeing war-torn Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq -- attempt daily to cross the Aegean Sea from nearby Turkey, a short trip but a perilous one in the inflatable boats the migrants use, often in rough seas. Almost 4,00,000 people have arrived in Greece this year, according to the UN refugee agency UNHCR, overwhelming the cash-strapped nation's ability to cope. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/ Reuters 


Image: Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau kisses his wife Sophie Gregoire as he arrives to give his victory speech after Canada's federal election in Montreal, Quebec. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters 


Image: Kashmiri lawmaker Sheikh Abdul Rashid, commonly known as Engineer Rashid, with his face smeared in black paint and ink thrown by the activists from Hindu Sena, a Hindu hardline group, talks to media after his news conference in New Delhi, India,. Activists from the Hindu Sena smeared ink and black paint on Rashid's face on Monday, for serving beef in a government building in Srinagar earlier this month, according to local media reports. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters 


Image: US President Barack Obama looks at the moon through a telescope with Agatha Sofia Alvarez-Bareiro, a high school senior from Brooklyn, New York, during the second White House Astronomy Night on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters 


Image: Tanks of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic forces are parked on the roadside during a withdrawal, near the village of Bile in Luhansk region, Ukraine. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters 


Image: A devotee offers oil lamps on top of his body as part of a ritual during Dashain, the biggest religious festival for Hindus in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Hindus in Nepal celebrate victory over evil during the festival by flying kites, feasting, playing swings, sacrificing animals and worshipping the Goddess Durga as well as other gods and goddess as part of celebrations held throughout the country. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters 


Image: Police clash with students outside South Africa's Parliament in Cape Town. Riot police fired tear gas and stun grenades on Wednesday at hundreds of protesting students who stormed the parliament precinct in Cape Town to try to disrupt the reading of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's interim budget. Photograph: Mark Wessels/Reuters 


Image: Peng Liyuan (L), the wife of China's President Xi Jinping, stands with Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, at Lancaster House in London, Britain. Photograph: Frank Augstein/Reuters