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The Week in Pictures: Sept. 9 - 16

French protester green with anger, nation marks 15 years since 9/11, cease-fire begins in Syria and more.


A demonstrator in green face paint sits on a traffic light as French riot police secure the area during a protest against controversial labor reforms of the French government in Paris on Sept. 15, 2016.

Protesters throwing planks of wood and Molotov cocktails clashed with Paris police firing tear gas and dispersion grenades Thursday, as unions staged a last-ditch bid to dismantle a labor law that weakens their powers.

While thousands of union activists marched peacefully through the French capital chanting about workers' rights and capitalist abuses, sporadic violence broke out between helmeted riot police and small groups of protesters.

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Visitors make their way through the Flight 93 National Memorial before lit candles are carried to the Wall of Names in memory of the passengers and crew of Flight 93, at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., on Sept. 10, as the nation marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

PHOTOS: America Marks 15th Anniversary of 9/11 Terror Attacks

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at the Black Women's Agenda Symposium Workshop in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 16 after returning to the campaign trail after taking time off to recover from a bout of pneumonia.

During a Sept. 11 memorial event on Sunday at Ground Zero, she was unsteady and needed help getting into a van after becoming "overheated and dehydrated." Her campaign later announced she had been diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday.

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Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire at a garment packaging factory in the Tongi industrial area on Sept. 10 outside Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The huge blast early Saturday at the Tampaco Foils Ltd. factory outside the capital, Dhaka, triggered a massive blaze that spread quickly at the plant, where flammable chemicals were stored. The death toll from a boiler explosion and subsequent fire at a packaging factory in Bangladesh rose to 31 after more bodies were found in the debris, an official said Monday.

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Migrants are evacuated from a makeshift migrant camp set up between the metro stations of Jaures and Stalingrad, in Paris, on Sept. 16.

Police and city officials on Friday evacuated more than 2,000 migrants who have been living on the streets of northern Paris for weeks, authorities said, the latest of a string of attempts to find solutions for Europe's migration crisis.

City Hall said two operations were carried out in the morning on a stretch of pavement near an elevated metro line not far from the Montmartre neighborhood. One operation focused on about 80 women and children in the makeshift camp, while the other focused on the men, according to a statement from City Hall.

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Bangladeshi Muslims attend Eid al-Adha prayers at Baitul Mukarrom National Mosque in Dhaka on Sept. 13. Muslims across the world celebrated the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God.

PHOTOS: Muslims Around the World Celebrate Eid

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Gisele Rodriguez, 15, and Gabriela Monteiro, 16, use the internet at a hotspot in Havana, Cuba, on Sept. 12.

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Syrian men carrying babies make their way through the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held Salihin neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo, on Sept. 11.

A cease-fire came into effect in Syria at sunset Monday in the latest attempt led by the United States and Russia to bring some quiet in the 5 1/2-year civil war. Residents and observers reported quiet in most of the country hours after the truce came into effect, though activists said airstrikes took place on contested areas around the northern city of Aleppo.

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Angelique Kerber of Germany reacts after defeating Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during the women's final at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York on Sept. 10.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance to Farm No. 1116 under KPA Unit 810, in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang on Sept. 13.

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Regas Woods, of the United States, looks at the stadium after competing in round 1 of the men's 100-meter T42 athletics event during the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sept. 14.

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Palestinians spend the day on the beach during the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, in Tel Aviv on Sept. 14. Tens of thousands of Palestinians visit Tel Aviv and other places in Israel after Israel granted travel permits to West Bank Palestinians for the holiday.

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Heather Thompson does one more dance through the misting station with her daughter, Ayla, as they leave the 76th National Folk Festival, on Sept. 11, in Greensboro, N.C.

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