Photos of the week: From Barcelona terror attack to the devastating landslides in Sierra Leone

Barcelona terror attack to Sieera Leone: A selection of top photos of the week across the world.

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People leave a cordoned off area after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing one person and injuring several others on the Rambla in Barcelona on August 17, 2017. (Pau Barrena/AFP)

People leave a cordoned off area after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing one person and injuring several others on the Rambla in Barcelona on August 17, 2017. (Pau Barrena/AFP)

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Workers dig graves at the Paloko cemetery in Waterloo, Sierra Leone August 17. (Afolabi Sotunde/REUTERS)

Workers dig graves at the Paloko cemetery in Waterloo, Sierra Leone August 17. (Afolabi Sotunde/REUTERS)

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Firemen and volunteers try to extinguish a fire east of the Greek capital Athens on August 15, 2017. (Aris Messinis/AFP)

Firemen and volunteers try to extinguish a fire east of the Greek capital Athens on August 15, 2017. (Aris Messinis/AFP)

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People gather around an impromptu memorial a day after a van crashed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain August 18. (Sergio Perez/REUTERS)

People gather around an impromptu memorial a day after a van crashed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain August 18. (Sergio Perez/REUTERS)

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A mother who lost her son during the mudslide gets consoled by a sympathiser near the entrance of Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone August 16, 2017. (Afolabi Sotunde/REUTERS)

A mother who lost her son during the mudslide gets consoled by a sympathiser near the entrance of Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone August 16, 2017. (Afolabi Sotunde/REUTERS)

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A Canadair firefighting airplane drops water above a fire at sunset, east of Athens on August 15, 2017. (Aris Messinis/AFP)

A Canadair firefighting airplane drops water above a fire at sunset, east of Athens on August 15, 2017. (Aris Messinis/AFP)

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Nepali people make their way through flood waters in Tilathi Village in Saptari District in Kathmandu, on August 15, 2017. At least 221 people have died and more than 1.5 million have been displaced by monsoon flooding across India, Nepal and Bangladesh. (Prakash Mathema/AFP)

Nepali people make their way through flood waters in Tilathi Village in Saptari District in Kathmandu, on August 15, 2017. At least 221 people have died and more than 1.5 million have been displaced by monsoon flooding across India, Nepal and Bangladesh. (Prakash Mathema/AFP)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses to the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses to the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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South Korean protesters carry a banner showing a caricature of US President Donald Trump as they march towards the US embassy during an anti-US rally demanding peace in the Korean Peninsula in Seoul on August 15, 2017. (JUNG Yeon-Je/AFP)

South Korean protesters carry a banner showing a caricature of US President Donald Trump as they march towards the US embassy during an anti-US rally demanding peace in the Korean Peninsula in Seoul on August 15, 2017. (JUNG Yeon-Je/AFP)

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A Hindu pilgrim hangs clothes on iron rods tied to windows of a parked bus to dry on the banks of the river Ganges in Kolkata, India, August 17. (Rupak De Chowdhuri /REUTERS)

A Hindu pilgrim hangs clothes on iron rods tied to windows of a parked bus to dry on the banks of the river Ganges in Kolkata, India, August 17. (Rupak De Chowdhuri /REUTERS)

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A lightning bolt striking a Stalin era skyscraper during a storm over Moscow. (Mladen Antonov/AFP)

A lightning bolt striking a Stalin era skyscraper during a storm over Moscow. (Mladen Antonov/AFP)

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Free diver, Pierre Frolla wears a prototype of wet suit "Oceanwings" on August 13, 2017 in Monaco. This Aqualung-made wet suit allows to plane underwater. (Boris Horvat/AFP)

Free diver, Pierre Frolla wears a prototype of wet suit "Oceanwings" on August 13, 2017 in Monaco. This Aqualung-made wet suit allows to plane underwater. (Boris Horvat/AFP)

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A slackliner crosses a high wire between two chimneys of a structure at Fundidora park in Monterrey, Mexico on August 16. (Daniel Becerril/REUTERS)

A slackliner crosses a high wire between two chimneys of a structure at Fundidora park in Monterrey, Mexico on August 16. (Daniel Becerril/REUTERS)

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Jockey Luigi Bruschelli crashes during the Palio of Siena horse race. (Stefano Rellandini/REUTERS)

Jockey Luigi Bruschelli crashes during the Palio of Siena horse race. (Stefano Rellandini/REUTERS)

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A brown bear is seen in a shelter for bears in the village of Berezivka near Zhytomyr, Ukraine August 15, 2017. Five bears, which suffered bad treatment were rescued from circuses and private zoos and restaurants by an animal rescue centre. (Gleb Garanich /REUTERS)

A brown bear is seen in a shelter for bears in the village of Berezivka near Zhytomyr, Ukraine August 15, 2017. Five bears, which suffered bad treatment were rescued from circuses and private zoos and restaurants by an animal rescue centre. (Gleb Garanich /REUTERS)

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Demonstrators throw flayers during a protest against the visit of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to Santiago, Chile August 16, 2017. (Carlos Vera/REUTERS)

Demonstrators throw flayers during a protest against the visit of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to Santiago, Chile August 16, 2017. (Carlos Vera/REUTERS)

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Antibalaka fighters walk in Gambo, southeast Central African Republic, on August 16, 2017. Antibalaka fighters fought against a Seleka militia to chase them out of Gambo in early August. (Alexis Huguet/AFP)

Antibalaka fighters walk in Gambo, southeast Central African Republic, on August 16, 2017. Antibalaka fighters fought against a Seleka militia to chase them out of Gambo in early August. (Alexis Huguet/AFP)

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Afghan children run as they play along a dusty road on the outskirts of Jalalabad. (Noorullah Shirzada/AFP)

Afghan children run as they play along a dusty road on the outskirts of Jalalabad. (Noorullah Shirzada/AFP)

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