The Week in Pictures: Sept. 19 - 26

A hair-raising ride, tragedy in Kenya, an English idyll, a panda presentation, a Jewish celebration and more compelling images.

An undercover Israeli policeman detains a Palestinian protester during clashes at a demonstration near the Damascus Gate of Jerusalem's Old City on Sept. 24. Some 300 Palestinians were protesting against Israel's admittance of visitors to a holy site which contains the al-Aqsa mosque, one of Islam's most revered.

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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks in the courtyard of the Belz yeshiva in Jerusalem on Sept. 25 during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot. The holiday commemorates the biblical story of the Israelites' 40 years of wandering in the desert.

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Women carrying children run for safety as armed police hunt gunmen who went on a shooting spree in a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sept. 21. At least 67 people were confirmed dead, with several hundred believed missing.

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A boy cries for help in the aftermath of the attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi.

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A police officer tries to secure an area inside the Westgate mall.

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A wounded woman is helped to safety after escaping from the Westgate mall.

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Relatives of Johnny Mutinda Musango, 48, weep after identifying his body at the city morgue in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sept. 24. Musango was one of the victims of the Westgate mall massacre.

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Mist lies in a valley near Goathland in England's North Yorkshire Moors on Sept. 26.

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Young women wearing traditional dirndl dresses enjoy a fairground ride during the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, Germany, on Sept. 21.

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Maria Isabel Rodriguez Romero, 45, an indebted renter at a government housing project in Madrid, Spain, cries as police arrive to evict her and her family on Sept. 25.

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Pakistani women touch the coffin a relative who was among scores killed by a suicide attack on a church in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Sept. 22.

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Young Palestinian Ahmed Soboh, 15, and his bride Tala, 14, stand inside Tala's house during their wedding party in the Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya on Sept. 24. The house was damaged during an Israeli strike in 2009.

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Researchers place newborn cubs on a crib during a press conference at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China's Sichuan province on Sept. 23. Fourteen giant panda cubs born in 2013 were presented to the public at the event.

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