Photos of the week: Israel’s Iron Dome in action and wintery silhouettes in Ireland

A long exposure captures Israel's anti rocket Iron Dome system in action, and winter starts its sway over Ireland with foggy evenings --photos of the week from across the world.

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Iron Dome anti-missile system fires interception missiles as rockets are launched from Gaza towards Israel as seen from the city of Ashkelon, Israel. (Amir Cohen / REUTERS)

Iron Dome anti-missile system fires interception missiles as rockets are launched from Gaza towards Israel as seen from the city of Ashkelon, Israel. (Amir Cohen / REUTERS)

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This combination image shows the Eiffel Tower as its lights are turned off in honour of the victims of the anti-Semitic attack in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The rampage on October 27 took the lives of 11 people at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh’s predominantly Jewish Squirrel Hill neighbourhood. (Zakaria Abdelkafi / AFP)

This combination image shows the Eiffel Tower as its lights are turned off in honour of the victims of the anti-Semitic attack in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The rampage on October 27 took the lives of 11 people at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh’s predominantly Jewish Squirrel Hill neighbourhood. (Zakaria Abdelkafi / AFP)

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People have fun on a beach during sunset at Ko Kut island in Trat Province, Thailand. (Jorge Silva / REUTERS)

People have fun on a beach during sunset at Ko Kut island in Trat Province, Thailand. (Jorge Silva / REUTERS)

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A man uses a torch to walk through a park during cold fog at night in Athboy, Ireland. (Clodagh Kilcoyne / REUTERS)

A man uses a torch to walk through a park during cold fog at night in Athboy, Ireland. (Clodagh Kilcoyne / REUTERS)

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Members of street performance troupe Macnas participate in their Halloween parade called ‘Out of the Wild Sky’ in Galway, Ireland. (Clodagh Kilcoyne / REUTERS)

Members of street performance troupe Macnas participate in their Halloween parade called ‘Out of the Wild Sky’ in Galway, Ireland. (Clodagh Kilcoyne / REUTERS)

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Japan’s Kei Nishikori walks out for his second round match against Adrian Mannarino of France during the Paris Masters at AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. (Gonzalo Fuentes / REUTERS)

Japan’s Kei Nishikori walks out for his second round match against Adrian Mannarino of France during the Paris Masters at AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. (Gonzalo Fuentes / REUTERS)

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A man makes a phone call at the annual Maam Cross fair in the Connemara region of Maam Cross in Galway, Ireland. (Clodagh Kilcoyne / REUTERS)

A man makes a phone call at the annual Maam Cross fair in the Connemara region of Maam Cross in Galway, Ireland. (Clodagh Kilcoyne / REUTERS)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) takes a break while inspecting the construction site of the Hot Spring Tourist Area in Yangdok County, South Phyongan Province. (KCNA via KNS / AFP)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) takes a break while inspecting the construction site of the Hot Spring Tourist Area in Yangdok County, South Phyongan Province. (KCNA via KNS / AFP)

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Participants in costumes pose before a Halloween parade in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, Japan. (Toru Hanai / REUTERS)

Participants in costumes pose before a Halloween parade in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, Japan. (Toru Hanai / REUTERS)

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Fisherman Cyril Delley gives fish to the gulls on Lac de Neuchatel near Portalban, Switzerland. (Denis Balibouse / REUTERS)

Fisherman Cyril Delley gives fish to the gulls on Lac de Neuchatel near Portalban, Switzerland. (Denis Balibouse / REUTERS)

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Simone Biles of the US rests behind team mates during qualifying sessions for the Gymnastics World Chamionships at the Aspire Dome in Doha, Qatar. (Vadim Ghirda / AP)

Simone Biles of the US rests behind team mates during qualifying sessions for the Gymnastics World Chamionships at the Aspire Dome in Doha, Qatar. (Vadim Ghirda / AP)

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A migrant, travelling with a caravan of thousands from Central America en route to the United States, hitchhikes on a truck along the highway to Santiago Niltepec from San Pedro Tapanatepec, Mexico. (Hannah McKay / REUTERS)

A migrant, travelling with a caravan of thousands from Central America en route to the United States, hitchhikes on a truck along the highway to Santiago Niltepec from San Pedro Tapanatepec, Mexico. (Hannah McKay / REUTERS)

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Relatives of passengers of Lion Air, flight JT610, that crashed into the sea cry at Depati Amir Airport in Pangkal Pinang, Belitung island, Indonesia. (Hadi Sutrisno / Antara Foto via REUTERS)

Relatives of passengers of Lion Air, flight JT610, that crashed into the sea cry at Depati Amir Airport in Pangkal Pinang, Belitung island, Indonesia. (Hadi Sutrisno / Antara Foto via REUTERS)

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Congressman Onyx Lorenzoni, the future presidential chief of staff, leaves after a meeting with President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Sergio Moraes / REUTERS)

Congressman Onyx Lorenzoni, the future presidential chief of staff, leaves after a meeting with President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Sergio Moraes / REUTERS)

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Migrants, travelling with a caravan of thousands from Central America en route to the United States, walk to Juchitan from Santiago Niltipec, Mexico. (Hannah McKay / REUTERS)

Migrants, travelling with a caravan of thousands from Central America en route to the United States, walk to Juchitan from Santiago Niltipec, Mexico. (Hannah McKay / REUTERS)

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Shiite pilgrims march to holy shrines of Hussein and Abbas for Arbaeen, outside Karbala, Iraq. (Hadi Mizban / AP)

Shiite pilgrims march to holy shrines of Hussein and Abbas for Arbaeen, outside Karbala, Iraq. (Hadi Mizban / AP)

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A South Korean marine in action during their regular drill on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea. (Jeon Heon-Kyun / Pool via REUTERS)

A South Korean marine in action during their regular drill on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea. (Jeon Heon-Kyun / Pool via REUTERS)

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Jumpei Yasuda, the Japanese journalist held in Syria for more than three years, addresses a news conference for the first time since his release last month, at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo, Japan. (Issei Kato / REUTERS)

Jumpei Yasuda, the Japanese journalist held in Syria for more than three years, addresses a news conference for the first time since his release last month, at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo, Japan. (Issei Kato / REUTERS)

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A severely malnourished boy rests on a hospital bed at the Aslam Health Center, Hajjah, Yemen. (Hani Mohammed / AP)

A severely malnourished boy rests on a hospital bed at the Aslam Health Center, Hajjah, Yemen. (Hani Mohammed / AP)

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Switzerland’s Roger Federer serves a ball to France’s Gilles Simon during their quarter final match at the Swiss Indoors ATP 500 tennis tournament in Basel, Switzerland. (Fabrice Coffrini / AFP)

Switzerland’s Roger Federer serves a ball to France’s Gilles Simon during their quarter final match at the Swiss Indoors ATP 500 tennis tournament in Basel, Switzerland. (Fabrice Coffrini / AFP)

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Competitors take part in the classic enduro-race Gotland Grand National at Tofta army range in Gotland, Sweden. (Soren Andersson / TT News Agency / AFP)

Competitors take part in the classic enduro-race Gotland Grand National at Tofta army range in Gotland, Sweden. (Soren Andersson / TT News Agency / AFP)

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Mercedes’ Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas powers his car during the qualifying session of the F1 Mexico Grand Prix, at the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit in Mexico City, Mexico. (Pedro Pardo / AFP)

Mercedes’ Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas powers his car during the qualifying session of the F1 Mexico Grand Prix, at the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit in Mexico City, Mexico. (Pedro Pardo / AFP)

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Britain’s Prince Harry attends a welcome ceremony at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand. (Phil Noble / REUTERS)

Britain’s Prince Harry attends a welcome ceremony at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand. (Phil Noble / REUTERS)

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Bert Human - known as the ‘Silent Preacher’ - a follower of South African Christian revival evangelist Angus Buchan carries a cross while arriving at an informal airfield outside Pretoria, for the “It’s Time” prayer, an event poised to become the Southern Africa’s biggest ever prayer meeting. (Marco Longari / AFP)

Bert Human - known as the ‘Silent Preacher’ - a follower of South African Christian revival evangelist Angus Buchan carries a cross while arriving at an informal airfield outside Pretoria, for the “It’s Time” prayer, an event poised to become the Southern Africa’s biggest ever prayer meeting. (Marco Longari / AFP)

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A model (C) tries to remove lipstick from her teeth backstage before the presentation of the Rabbit-Warm collection by Zhuang Ganran during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China. (Nicolas Asfouri / AFP)

A model (C) tries to remove lipstick from her teeth backstage before the presentation of the Rabbit-Warm collection by Zhuang Ganran during China Fashion Week in Beijing, China. (Nicolas Asfouri / AFP)

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Race boats are docked in the harbour of Saint-Malo, Brittany, few days ahead of the start of the 40th Route du Rhum solo sailing race. (Fred Tanneau / AFP)

Race boats are docked in the harbour of Saint-Malo, Brittany, few days ahead of the start of the 40th Route du Rhum solo sailing race. (Fred Tanneau / AFP)

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Aerial view of Honduran migrants heading in a caravan to the US, resting in a basketball pitch in San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca state, southern Mexico. (Guillermo Arias / AFP)

Aerial view of Honduran migrants heading in a caravan to the US, resting in a basketball pitch in San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca state, southern Mexico. (Guillermo Arias / AFP)

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A streetside vendor shivers in the rain as weather patterns from Typhoon Yutu affect Manila Bay, in the Philippines. (Noel Celis / AFP)

A streetside vendor shivers in the rain as weather patterns from Typhoon Yutu affect Manila Bay, in the Philippines. (Noel Celis / AFP)

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Footsteps are seen as the snow falls at the Meuse-Argonne American WWI cemetery in Romagne-Sous-Montfaucon, France. (Virginia Mayo / AP)

Footsteps are seen as the snow falls at the Meuse-Argonne American WWI cemetery in Romagne-Sous-Montfaucon, France. (Virginia Mayo / AP)

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Former nurse Niels Hoegel, accused of killing more than 100 patients in his care, hides behind a folder as he arrives in the courtroom, in Oldenburg, northern Germany, for the start of his trial. (Julian Stratenschulte / Pool / AFP)

Former nurse Niels Hoegel, accused of killing more than 100 patients in his care, hides behind a folder as he arrives in the courtroom, in Oldenburg, northern Germany, for the start of his trial. (Julian Stratenschulte / Pool / AFP)

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Vets check a baby siamang, or black-furred gibbon, rescued from a villager, at the local nature conservation agency’s office in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia. (Chaideer Mohyuddin / AFP)

Vets check a baby siamang, or black-furred gibbon, rescued from a villager, at the local nature conservation agency’s office in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia. (Chaideer Mohyuddin / AFP)

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