The Week in Pictures

The RNC dominated the week as an oil fire raged in Venezuela and Angola saw a historic election SLIDE SHOW

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    Unidentified mine workers wait to be escorted into the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate Court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday. They were among 260 rock drillers who were arrested following violence that saw police opening fire and killing 34 striking workers at a platinum mine a week ago.

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    Two boys look at flames rising from the Amuay refinery after an explosion near Punto Fijo, Venezuela, Sunday. Venezuelans who live next to the country's biggest oil refinery said they smelled a strong odor of sulfur hours before a gas leak ignited in an explosion on Saturday that killed at least 39 people and injured more than 80.

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    Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus announces the display of the debt ticker during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Monday.

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    A research student from the the University of Alabama measures wind speeds as Hurricane Isaac makes landfall Wednesday in New Orleans.

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    Protesters gathered in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday to march against the Republican National Convention.

    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

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    Argentine dancers Cristian Sosa and Maria Noel Sciuto compete during the 2012 Tango Dance World Cup stage finals in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday.

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    Relatives of five Israeli victims of a suicide bomber mourn during a commemoration ceremony at Burgas airport, Bulgaria, on Wednesday.

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    Members of the Amish leave the U.S. federal courthouse in Cleveland on Tuesday. U.S. prosecutors charged 16 people with hate crimes for planning hair-cutting attacks against followers of the Amish faith.

    (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

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    Revelers play with tomato pulp during the annual "tomatina" fiesta in the village of Bunol, near Valencia, Spain, Wednesday. Bunol's town hall estimated more than 40,000 people armed themselves with 100 tons of tomatoes in the food fight, now in its 64th year.

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    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sits for a television interview on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., Wednesday.

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    A Pakistani soldier arranges weapons reportedly recovered from hideouts of militants in tribal areas, in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Wednesday.

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    Barack Obama waves as he walks from Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, after returning from campaigning.

    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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    A young man washes windows in Warsaw. Poland is one of Europe's fast-growing economies.

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    This image provided by NASA-TV shows the Atlas V's first stage and Centaur upper stage as it lifts off the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, early Thursday.

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    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, second right, welcomes Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi for the opening session of the Nonaligned Movement summit, in Tehran, Iran, Thursday.

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    Lufthansa flight attendants went on a seven-hour strike Friday at Frankfurt, Germany's busiest airport, causing the cancellation of dozens of flights.

    (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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    Iran's envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Ali Asghar Soltanieh, left, talks with Iran's police chief, Esmail Ahmadi Moghaddam, at the Nonaligned Movement summit, in Tehran, Iran, Friday.

    (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)

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    Greece's prime minister, Antonis Samaras, arrives for a cabinet meeting in Athens, Friday.

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    A plainclothes police officer stands between two vans bearing the logo of Mexican news channel Televisa, confiscated from a group of Mexican nationals posing as journalists, in Managua, Nicaragua, on Wednesday. Nicaraguan police say the group attempted to take milllions of dollars to Costa Rica to pay for drugs that had been smuggled into the United States.

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    A man votes in Kicolo, Luanda, Angola, on Friday. Victory for the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) would give Angola's ruler for 33 years, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, another five-year term.

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