11/09/2013 10:38 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Weed, Goats And The Year's Biggest Storm: The Week In Photos, November 2 - 9

Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world, captured in the thick of things. Ranging from the serious to the silly, these photos offer peeks into various events around the world this week.

1. To mark the Hindu New Year, these men faced-down in the street and let decorated cattle walk over and around them.
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2. If you'd been at the Cannafest International Hemp Fair in Prague; you'd have seen this guy making hemp cheese.

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3. The U.S. and Japanese governments celebrated the completion of a Japanese garden in D.C. in style.

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4. An Armenian military scout proved his strength by sustaining a blow during a performance in Yerevan.

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5. 3D-printing reached a new level this week, with both a London exhibit of 3D-printed prosthetics as well as the manufacturing of the world's first 3D-printed mental gun.

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6. These beautiful creatures crossed paths with a French soldier in Mali.

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7. Israelis and Palestinians clashed following the funeral of Anas al-Atrash, a Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers near Jerusalem.

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8. The Philippines' Coast Guard prepared for the year's strongest typhoon.

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9. Rebels in Congo surrendered to Ugandan forces after 19 exhausting months of fighting.

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10. Venice's waters were finally returned to the gondolas, as the city decided to divert cruise ships from its historic center.

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