The Week in Pictures

From a protest in Iran to a catwalk in Nigeria, here's a look at what dominated the headlines this week.

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    A model displays a creation by designer Lanre DA Silver Ajayi, during the MTN Fashion and Design Week in Lagos, Nigeria, Saturday.

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    Social Democrat party leader Algirdas Butkevicius smiles in his office in Vilnius, Lithuania, Sunday. The opposition Social Democrats, who campaigned on promises to end budget cuts and increase social spending, won the most votes in Lithuania's election, according to results of a near complete vote count late Sunday.

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    Missouri head coach Frank Haith, right, watches with new assistant coaches Dave Leitao, center, and Rick Carter, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball exhibition game against Northwest Missouri State Monday in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won the game 91-58.

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    Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., sing along with the Oak Ridge Boys as they campaign at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Marion County Fairgrounds, in Marion, Ohio, Sunday.

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    Ukrainian opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk speaks during a news conference in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday.

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    Sand bags protect the front of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday.

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    From left to right, Chairman of the International Labor Organization Guy Ryder, International Monetary Fund Chief Christine Lagarde, OECD General Secretary Angel Gurria, France's President Francois Hollande and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim take part in a group picture following a meeting at the OECD headquarters in Paris, Oct. 29, 2012.

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    On Tuesday, night falls on a Syrian rebel checkpoint in the Bustan Al-Pasha neighborhood, the boundary of the area controlled by rebel fighters at the northeast limit of the Kurdish- controlled area of Sheikh Maksoud in Aleppo, Syria.

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    Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, and Dwight Howard, rear right, watch during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Los Angeles, Tuesday. The Mavericks won 99-91.

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    Jake Balsiger reacts to supporters after betting all in and winning the pot on a hand during the World Series of Poker Final Table event, Oct. 30, 2012, in Las Vegas.

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    Bolivia's President Evo Morales, right, and U.S. actor Sean Penn pose for photographs before participating in a friendly soccer match in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday.

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    Peter Hanson from Sweden watches a shot at the 11th hole during the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions golf tournament in Dongguan, southern China's Guangdong province, Nov. 1, 2012.

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    The Moscow City complex with the Mercury City tower, right, is being constructed in Moscow, Russia, Thursday. Moscow is reclaiming bragging rights for having Europe’'s tallest building after losing the distinction for a few months to London. The mixed office and residential tower called Mercury City has topped out at 338 meters (1,109 feet), officials of its development company said Thursday.

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    French demonstrator hold a placard reads "No Netanyahu in Toulouse" as another holds a flag of Palestine during a demonstration in Toulouse, southwestern France, Wednesday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is visiting France on Wednesday and Thursday and will pay homage to a rabbi and three Jewish schoolchildren killed in France's worst terrorist attack and worst anti-Semitic attack in years.

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    A policeman checks identity of women visiting Tiananmen Square in Beijing Thursday. Beijing usually tightens security for high-profile political events, and this one is the most pivotal for the Communist Party in 10 years.

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    Iranians show their hands, with writing in Persian in support of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, denouncing the U.S. and one of them with the word "Nuclear Scientist," during an annual state-backed rally in front of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, Friday.

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    San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker (9), of France, celebrates with Tim Duncan, center, and Stephen Jackson, right, after hitting a buzzer-beating basket to end the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Thursday in San Antonio. San Antonio won 86-84.

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    U.S. tennis players Venus Williams, center left, and Serena Williams, center right, pose for a photographs with school girls, during a visit to Lagos, Nigeria, Thursday. On their first visit to Nigeria, Serena and Venus Williams want to inspire local kids to set their goals high.

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    Mitt Romney waves to supporters before speaking during a campaign event at Wisconsin Products Pavilion at State Fair Park, Friday in West Allis, Wis.

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    New York City Marathon banners adorn an entrance to New York's Central Park, Friday. The course for Sunday's New York City Marathon will be the same since there was little damage but getting to the finish line could still be an adventure for runners from outlying areas.

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