The Week in Pictures

From strikes in Madrid to a cycling triumph in France, here's a look at what dominated the headlines this week

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    An injured victim, center, of an avalanche is rescued at the base camp of Mount Manaslu in northern Nepal, Sunday. The avalanche swept away climbers on a Himalayan peak in Nepal on Sunday, leaving at least nine dead and six others missing, officials said.

    (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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    Luke Donald, of England, hits off the fairway on the 17th hole during the final round of the Tour Championship golf tournament, Sunday, in Atlanta.

    (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

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    Anna Gristina exits Manhattan criminal court with her attorney Norman Pattis, left, Tuesday in New York. The suburban mother of four charged with moonlighting as a multimillion-dollar madam pleaded guilty Tuesday to promoting prostitution.

    (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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    Tear gas lands on a house where riot police dispersed Bahraini anti-government protesters gathering for a march calling for the release of political prisoners in Bilad al-Qadeem, Bahrain, on Tuesday.

    (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza)

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    Demonstrators take part in the march to the Spanish Parliament against the austerity measures announced by the Spanish government in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday.

    (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad listens during an exclusive interview with Associated Press editorial staff during his visit for the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday in New York.

    (AP Photo/David Goldman, Pool)

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    Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones, left, is doused with beer by teammate Martin Prado after the Braves beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 in a baseball game to clinch at least a National League wild-card berth, Sept. 25, 2012, in Atlanta.

    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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    A protester holds a candle outside the Finance Ministry during a demonstration by college and university professors against the new austerity measures, in Athens, Tuesday. Unions have called a nationwide general strike Wednesday to protest new austerity measures being hammered out between the government and Greece's international creditors.

    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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    Rebekah Brooks, the former chief of News Corp.'s British operations, leaves the Old Bailey court in London, Wednesday. Brooks was in court to face charges connected to the phone-hacking scandal that rocked Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. empire.

    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

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    A woman is assisted by a nearby man after being overcome with grief while visiting a cemetery containing 140 unmarked graves of victims of the 2002 Joola ferry disaster in Mbao, outside Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday, the 10th anniversary of the ferry's sinking.

    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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    Missouri Republican Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., speaks during a news conference at the start of a statewide bus tour, Tuesday, in St. Louis. Akin is hoping that donors displeased by his much-criticized remarks about rape will reopen their checkbooks.

    (AP Photo)

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    Forest officials stand near a rare one-horn rhinoceros, which was killed and dehorned by poachers at Karbi hills, near Kaziranga National Park, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, Thursday.

    (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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    A hostess poses next to a Fiat Panda trekking 4x4, during the press day at the Paris Auto Show, France, Thursday.

    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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    Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti addresses the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday.

    (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

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    Russian human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva speaks at a news conference in Moscow, Thursday. Russian non-government organizations say they will ignore a new Kremlin law obliging those of them that receive funding from abroad to register as "foreign agents."

    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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    President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at Farm Bureau Live, Thursday, in Virginia Beach, Va.

    (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

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    A Minneapolis police officer stands at the entrance of Accent Signage Systems as police investigate a shooting at the business that police say left "several" people dead, including the shooter, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Thursday in Minneapolis.

    (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

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    Philadelphia Flyers' Bruno Gervais signs autographs following a charity hockey game in Chateauguay, Quebec, Thursday.

    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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    A woman holding a bag with a Rembrandt self-portrait printed on it visits an exhibition of visual art created by Romanian artists during the Communist period, between 1950 and 1990, in Bucharest, Romania. Opposed to the typical works used as a propaganda tool to glorify late Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, the new exhibit of some 650 paintings, unveiled Thursday evening at the National Library, seeks to show that painters were not solely guided by politics, in an effort to restore pride in the nation'’s cultural heritage.

    (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

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    French centenarian Robert Marchand, born on Nov. 26, 1911, as he attempts to establish a record for the fastest 100-year-old to cover 100km, at the outdoor Velodrome track of Lyon, central France, Friday.

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