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From an earthquake in the Philippines to a solar car race in Australia, Al Jazeera showcases the week in pictures.
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A Rural Fire Service firefighter sprays water onto a small fire burning near a home in western Sydney, Australia. A state of emergency was declared in the state of New South Wales.



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A soldier inspects a car with remnants of blood in Sudan's West Darfur region on October 15. Three Senegalese peacekeepers were killed and one wounded in an attack by unidentified gunmen.



/Carlo Allegri/Reuters
British graffiti artist Banksy is spending the month of October tagging New York City. Above, a new Banksy painting pictured on October 18.


/Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The US Congress approved an 11th-hour deal last week to end a partial government shutdown and pull the world's biggest economy back from the brink of a historic debt default. Visitors start an official tour, which had been suspended during the 16-day government shutdown, at the US Capitol in Washington.



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People look at solar race cars during the 2013 World Solar Challenge closing parade in Adelaide, Australia on October 13. The race, lasting for seven days, took 43 participants over 3,021 kilometers from Darwin to Adelaide in Australia.


/EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN

Filipinos walk on a road destroyed by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Bohol province. More than 150 people were killed in the temblor.



/AP Photo/Elise Amendola

The Boston Red Sox celebrate after beating the Detroit Tigers 5-2 in Game 6 of baseball's American League championship series. The Red Sox advanced to the World Series.



/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters

Al Ahli fans in Egypt protest in front of the general prosecutor's office in Cairo October 19. Protesters were calling for the release of fellow fans arrested earlier this month during clashes with security personnel as the club's handball team returned from Morocco after winning silver in the African Champions League tournament.




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A soldier inspects a car with remnants of blood in Sudan(***)s West Darfur region on October 15. Three Senegalese peacekeepers were killed and one wounded in an attack by unidentified gunmen.

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The US Congress approved an 11th-hour deal last week to end a partial government shutdown and pull the world(***)s biggest economy back from the brink of a historic debt default. Visitors start an official tour, which had been suspended during the 16-day government shutdown, at the US Capitol in Washington.

;*;People look at solar race cars during the 2013 World Solar Challenge closing parade in Adelaide, Australia on October 13. The race, lasting for seven days, took 43 participants over 3,021 kilometers from Darwin to Adelaide in Australia.;*;

Filipinos walk on a road destroyed by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Bohol province. More than 150 people were killed in the temblor.

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The Boston Red Sox celebrate after beating the Detroit Tigers 5-2 in Game 6 of baseball(***)s American League championship series. The Red Sox advanced to the World Series.

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Al Ahli fans in Egypt protest in front of the general prosecutor(***)s office in Cairo October 19. Protesters were calling for the release of fellow fans arrested earlier this month during clashes with security personnel as the club(***)s handball team returned from Morocco after winning silver in the African Champions League tournament.

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week in pictures Oct 13-20http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20en-ussupport@newscred.comUntitled Site10Sun, 20 Oct 2013 21:13:28 GMTRural Fire Service firefighter sprays water onto a small fire burning near a home in western Sydneyhttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/rural-fire-service-firefighter-sprays-water-onto-a-small-fire-burning-near-a-home-in-western-sydney/e7e8af0eaf3b262f1ec413a148f20ad7A Rural Fire Service firefighter sprays water onto a small fire burning near a home in western Sydney, Australia.October 20. A state of emergency has been declared in the Australian state of New South Wales on Sunday, as bushfires burning west of Sydney threaten to worsen over the coming days. http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/rural-fire-service-firefighter-sprays-water-onto-a-small-fire-burning-near-a-home-in-western-sydney/e7e8af0eaf3b262f1ec413a148f20ad7David Gray/ReutersRural Fire Service firefighter sprays water onto a small fire burning near a home in western SydneyA Rural Fire Service firefighter sprays water onto a small fire burning near a home in western Sydney, Australia.October 20. A state of emergency has been declared in the Australian state of New South Wales on Sunday, as bushfires burning west of Sydney threaten to worsen over the coming days. Title 1http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/title-1/e4b373426ab963a821e97c3e83148800

A member of the the African Union/UN Hybrid operation in Darfur (UNAMID) Formed Police Unit from Nigeria inspects a car with remnants of blood in Sudan's West Darfur region on October 15. The peacekeeping mission in western Darfur said three Senegalese peacekeepers were killed and one injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen.

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A member of the the African Union/UN Hybrid operation in Darfur (UNAMID) Formed Police Unit from Nigeria inspects a car with remnants of blood in Sudan's West Darfur region on October 15. The peacekeeping mission in western Darfur said three Senegalese peacekeepers were killed and one injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen.

A new installation of British graffiti artist Banksy is pictured in New Yorkhttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/a-new-installation-of-british-graffiti-artist-banksy-is-pictured-in-new-york/0b0637c6c30d90b00062ece4088a214aBritish graffiti artist Banksy is spending the month of October tagging New York City. Above, a new Banksy painting pictured on October 18.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/a-new-installation-of-british-graffiti-artist-banksy-is-pictured-in-new-york/0b0637c6c30d90b00062ece4088a214aCarlo Allegri/ReutersA new installation of British graffiti artist Banksy is pictured in New YorkBritish graffiti artist Banksy is spending the month of October tagging New York City. Above, a new Banksy painting pictured on October 18.Visitors start an official tour, which had been suspended during the 16-day government shutdown, at the U.S. Capitol in Washingtonhttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/visitors-start-an-official-tour-which-had-been-suspended-during-the-16-day-government-shutdown-at-the-us-capitol-in-washington/dde147ae2fc34780ca1945f0f8b675fcThe US Congress on Wednesday approved an 11th-hour deal to end a partial government shutdown and pull the world's biggest economy back from the brink of a historic debt default that could have threatened financial calamity. Above, visitors start an official tour, which had been suspended during the 16-day government shutdown, at the US Capitol in Washington.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/visitors-start-an-official-tour-which-had-been-suspended-during-the-16-day-government-shutdown-at-the-us-capitol-in-washington/dde147ae2fc34780ca1945f0f8b675fcJonathan Ernst/ReutersVisitors start an official tour, which had been suspended during the 16-day government shutdown, at the U.S. Capitol in WashingtonThe US Congress on Wednesday approved an 11th-hour deal to end a partial government shutdown and pull the world's biggest economy back from the brink of a historic debt default that could have threatened financial calamity. Above, visitors start an official tour, which had been suspended during the 16-day government shutdown, at the US Capitol in Washington.Title 2http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/title-2/72168e6d767b462dc8536a35995b4b8b

People look at solar race cars during the 2013 World Solar Challenge closing parade in Adelaide, Australia on October 13. The race, lasting for seven days, took 43 participants over 3,021 kilometers from Darwin to Adelaide in Australia.

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People look at solar race cars during the 2013 World Solar Challenge closing parade in Adelaide, Australia on October 13. The race, lasting for seven days, took 43 participants over 3,021 kilometers from Darwin to Adelaide in Australia.

A magnitude-7.2 earthquake struck the central Philippineshttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/a-magnitude-72-earthquake-struck-the-central-philippines/9c5f2f8bccfd90208a9c0ec9cdffd534Filipinos walk on a road destroyed by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Bohol province. The death toll in a powerful earthquake in the Philippines has risen to 154, the national disaster risk management agency said on October 16.http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/a-magnitude-72-earthquake-struck-the-central-philippines/9c5f2f8bccfd90208a9c0ec9cdffd534EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGANA magnitude-7.2 earthquake struck the central PhilippinesFilipinos walk on a road destroyed by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Bohol province. The death toll in a powerful earthquake in the Philippines has risen to 154, the national disaster risk management agency said on October 16.Koji Uehara, Jarrod Saltalamacchiahttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/koji-uehara-jarrod-saltalamacchia/c0d25a3e440c8c3fb0dcdafe9da6bb38

Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara and catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, below right, celebrate with teammates as the Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 in Game 6 of baseball's American League championship series. The Red Sox will advance to the World Series.

http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/koji-uehara-jarrod-saltalamacchia/c0d25a3e440c8c3fb0dcdafe9da6bb38AP Photo/Elise AmendolaKoji Uehara, Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara and catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, below right, celebrate with teammates as the Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 in Game 6 of baseball's American League championship series. The Red Sox will advance to the World Series.

Al Ahli fans take part in a protest march in front of the general prosecutor's office in Cairohttp://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/al-ahli-fans-take-part-in-a-protest-march-in-front-of-the-general-prosecutors-office-in-cairo/89667e1519e104e9fbcae1ae28da520cAl Ahli fans take part in a protest march in front of the general prosecutor's office in Cairo October 19, 2013. The protesters were calling for the release of their fellow fans, who were arrested earlier this month during clashes with security personnel as the club's handball team returned from Morocco after winning silver in the African Champions League handball tournament. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST SPORT HANDBALL)http://aljazeera.galleries.newscred.com/gallery/week_in_pictures_Oct_13-20/slideshow/al-ahli-fans-take-part-in-a-protest-march-in-front-of-the-general-prosecutors-office-in-cairo/89667e1519e104e9fbcae1ae28da520cMohamed Abd El Ghany/ReutersAl Ahli fans take part in a protest march in front of the general prosecutor's office in CairoAl Ahli fans take part in a protest march in front of the general prosecutor's office in Cairo October 19, 2013. The protesters were calling for the release of their fellow fans, who were arrested earlier this month during clashes with security personnel as the club's handball team returned from Morocco after winning silver in the African Champions League handball tournament. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST SPORT HANDBALL)


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