The Most Breathtaking Photos From Around The World This Week

Welcome to “Moving Image,” our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week.

The following images tell the story of the past seven days’ most compelling events, capturing happenstance moments and monumental occurrences all over the globe.

Our picks for this week are:

1. These elephants in Kenya.

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Elephants are seen at sunset on October 7, 2013 at Amboseli National Park, approximately 220 kms southeast of Nairobi.

2. This “zombie” in England.

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A participant is terrified by a “zombie” soldier in a forest section during one of Britain’s biggest horror events, the “Zombie Evacuation Race” at Carver Barracks near Saffron Walden, England, on October 5, 2013.

3. This snapshot of boy in costume in Egypt.

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An Egyptian boy in an army costume salutes while posing next to army soldiers, from atop an armored vehicle guarding an entrance to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.

4. This young student in Pakistan.

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In this Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 photo, a young Pakistani girl works on her mid-term papers in a school in Mingora, Swat Valley, Pakistan.

5. This artwork in Canada.

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“Garden Tower” at Nuit Blanche in Toronto, October 5, 2013.

6. This athlete in China.

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Chan Ka Chun of Hong Kong starts the Mens 4x400m Relay Final in heavy pollution during the East Asian Games held at the Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium in Tianjin on October 9, 2013.

7. These Oktoberfest enthusiasts in Germany.

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Bavarian riflemen and women in traditional costumes fire their muzzle loaders in front of the ‘Bavaria’ statue in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. Members of various shooting clubs of the region met for a salute on the last day of the famous ‘Oktoberfest’ beer festival.

8. This demonstrator in Brazil.

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A demonstrator wears gas mask over a batman costume during a march in support of teachers on strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. Teachers have been on strike demanding better pay for almost two months.

9. This image of the Afghan Nation Army in Kabul.

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An Afghan National Army (ANA) officer takes part in a training exercise at an National Army base on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.

10. This Sikh performer in India.

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A Sikh youth performs an act of fire as he displays martial art skills during a religious procession on the eve of birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das in Amritsar, India, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. Ram Das was the fourth of the ten gurus of Sikhism.

11. This funeral procession in Jerusalem.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews gather to watch the funeral procession of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef in Jerusalem, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. Rabbi Yosef, 93, a religious scholar and spiritual leader of Israel’s Sephardic Jews, transformed his downtrodden community of immigrants from North Africa and Arab nations and their descendants into a powerful force in Israeli politics.

12. These globes in Germany.
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A young woman poses with globes at the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair on October 9, 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany. This year’s fair will be open to the public from October 9-13 and the official partner nation is Brazil.

13. This firefighter in Bangladesh.

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A Bangladeshi firefighter stands inside a damaged garment factory after it caught fire in Gazipur outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013.

14. This flood scene in China.

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A man pulls his three-month-old son lying in a bathtub in a flooded street after typhoon Fitow made landfall on October 9, 2013 in Yuyao, China. At least ten people were killed and five others missing after typhoon Fitow made landfall in Fujian province on Monday morning.

15. This football game in Alabama.

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Auburn players celebrate their 30-22 win against Mississippi during an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Auburn, Ala.

Let us know your favorite photos in the comments section and check back next week to see new images.

This story appears in Issue 70 of our weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, in the iTunes App store, available Friday, Oct. 11.

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