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ATHENS, GREECE - FEBRUARY 12: Greek farmers burn a garbage container during a protest against planned pension reforms outside the Agriculture ministry on February 12, 2016 in Athens, Greece. Around reportedly 800 protesters from Crete gathered outnumbering police who were armed with teargas. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: A technician works on preparing a giant BAFTA mask during the set build before EE British Academy Film Awards at The Royal Opera House on February 11, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
IN FLIGHT - FEBRUARY 10: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) talks with reporters on his charter flight from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport February 10, 2016 en route to Spartanburg, South Carolina. Rubio placed fifth in the New Hampshire primary, behind fellow GOP candidates Jeb Bush, John Kasich, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Donald Trump, who swept away the competition with 35-percent of the vote. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) meets with Reverend Al Sharpton at Sylvia's Restaurant on February 10, 2016 in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. The meeting comes after a strong victory for Senator Sanders in the New Hampshire primary. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
Animal keeper Susanne Meyer measures the height of baby giraffe Mayla during an inventory at the Thueringer Zoopark zoo in Erfurt, eastern Germany, on February 10, 2016. (MARTIN SCHUTT/AFP/Getty Images)
Firefighters (bottom R) hose down falling rubble to prevent dust from rising as excavators are used during the search and rescue operation at the Wei-Kuan complex which collapsed in the 6.4-magnitude earthquake, in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan on February 10, 2016. Taiwan prosecutors were on February 10 questioning the developer of the apartment complex that collapsed during the earthquake as prosecutors detailed flaws in construction of the building where nearly 100 people remain trapped. AFP PHOTO / ANTHONY WALLACE / AFP / ANTHONY WALLACE (Photo credit should read ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images)
BITLIS, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 10: A man waits at a bus stop after a heavy snowfall, caused meters of snow depth on the ground in Turkey's Eastern city Bitlis on February 10, 2016. Snowfall covered road, bus stops, traffic signs as well as pavements. (Photo by Ozkan Bilgin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
BALIKESIR, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 9 : A refugee is being rescued by Turkish coast guards as he waits on top of a sinking boat in the Aegean Sea off Turkey's western Balikesir province on February 9, 2016. At least 27 people have died after a boat carrying refugees sank in the Aegean Sea off Turkey's western Balikesir province. (Photo by Turkish Coast Guard/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MERRIMACK, NH - FEBRUARY 9: Voters cast their ballots at Merrimack High School on primary day, February 9, 2016, in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of the New Hampshire primary, the 'First in the Nation' test for presidential candidates from both parties. (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A waves breaks against a pier and a lighthouse in Les Sables-d'Olonne, western France, on February 9, 2016. High winds buffeted northwestern Europe on February 8, leaving one woman in France in a coma after she was hit by an advertising hoarding. Electricity was cut to 5,000 homes in northern France. / AFP / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
BOW, NH - FEBRUARY 09: A man exits a voting booth inside of a middle school serving as a voting station on the day of the New Hampshire Primary on February 9, 2016 in Bow, New Hampshire. After months of campaigning, voters across New Hampshire get to go to the polls today to vote for Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. Following New Hampshire, the race for the presidency moves to South Carolina. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
NASHUA, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets voters outside of a polling station at Fairgrounds Junior High School on February 9, 2016 in Nashua, New Hampshire. New Hampshire voters are heading to the polls in the nation's first primaries. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
DHAKA, BANGLADESH - FEBRUARY 09 : Child labors collect coal from dust near brick making field in Dhaka, Bangladesh on February 09, 2016. Despite of the hazardous effect of dust on health, child labor collect coal and sell it around $4 per a week to help their family budget. Child labor in Bangladesh is around 30.1%. Bangladesh adopted the National Child Labor Elimination Policy at 2010, providing a framework to eradicate all forms of child labor by 2015, but according to the International Labor Organization there are still around 3.2 million child labors in Bangladesh. (Photo by Zakir Hossain Chowdhury/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 08: Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks at a campaign rally at Palace Theater on February 8, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Sanders is hoping to win the New Hampshire democratic primary tomorrow. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - An Indian man (L) with a tranquilizer gun looks on as a leopard attacks a man identified by Indian media as wildlife conservationist Sanjay Gubbi (R) at a private school on the outskirts of Bangalore on February 7, 2016. The animal reportedly injured six people before being tranquilized. AFP PHOTO / AFP / STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Members of orange battle teams throw oranges at each other during the traditional 'battle of the oranges' held during the carnival in Ivrea, near Turin, on February 7, 2016. During the event which marks the people's rebellion against tyrannical lords who ruled the town in the Middle Ages, revellers parading on floats represent guards of the tyrant, while those on foot the townsfolk. / AFP / MARCO BERTORELLO (Photo credit should read MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)
Smoke rises near a water tower at the site of a large warehouse fire a day after flames engulfed the facility, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Hillsborough, N.J. Firefighters have contained the massive fire and officials said the blaze didn't pose an imminent public health threat. Fire officials say plastic pellets were being stored in most of the complex, and environmental officials have been testing air quality. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Supporters of Presidential candidate Faustin Archange Touadera rally during a sand storm in the streets of Bangui, Central African Republic, Friday Feb. 12, 2016. Two former prime ministers, Touadera and Anicet Georges Dologuele, are running neck-and-neck in the second round of presidential elections Sunday Feb. 14 to end years of violence pitting Muslims against Christians in the Central African Republic. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
A flock of migrating starlings flies over a waste dump site next to the southern Israeli Bedouin village of Rahat, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
As the sun rises, military personnel practice their positioning during a rehearsal before a Presidential Full Honor Wreath-Laying Ceremony in celebration of the 207th birthday of President Abraham Lincoln, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at the Lincoln Memorial Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
A Chinese lion dancer performs during the Chinese Lunar New Year at Aquaria KLCC underwater park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. The celebration marks the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese calendar. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Inmates stand on the rooftop of the Topo Chico prison as police stand guard on the perimeters, after a riot broke out around midnight, in Monterrey, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Dozens of inmates were killed and several injured in a brutal fight between two rival factions at the prison in northern Mexico, the state governor said. (AP Photo/Emilio Vazquez)
A young child lays in a bucket being weighed by nurses in Bangui, Central African Republic, Thursday Feb. 11, 2016. The U.N. World Food Program estimates that nearly half the country _ 2.5 million people _ are facing hunger as more than two years of violence has severely disrupted the countryâs agriculture and health care sectors.Two former prime ministers, Touadera and Anicet Georges Dologuele, are running neck-and-neck in the second round of presidential elections Sunday Feb. 14 to end years of violence pitting Muslims against Christians in the Central African Republic. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Pictures of North Korean flags, the North's leader Kim Jong Un and North's missiles are burned by anti-North Korea protesters during a rally in downtown Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Under the gaze of armed soldiers, large white trucks streamed across the world's most armed border Thursday as South Korean workers on Thursday began shutting down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea. The South's suspension will end, at least temporarily, the Koreas' last major cooperation project as punishment over Pyongyang's recent rocket launch.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
A man carries an umbrella as a light snow falls in Baltimore, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. The mid-Atlantic region awoke Tuesday to a mix of rain and snow. The weather service issued a winter weather advisory in the region and expected the mix to change over to snow and fall occasionally during midday hours, with rain mixing in during the afternoon south of Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A health worker fumigates to prevent Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika virus, at Martires 19 de Julio cemetery in the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. The Aedes aegypti mosquito known to spread the Zika virus lives and breeds in people's homes and yards, making it tough to reach with sprays and often requiring labor-intensive door-to-door interventions. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
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Headlines continued to be dominated by the 2016 presidential candidates this week in the U.S., with the 'First in the Nation' primary taking place in New Hampshire on Tuesday. Around the world, a devastating earthquake struck southern Taiwan, tensions continued to rise between North and South Korea, and severe weather struck from Turkey to France and beyond.

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the next seven days.

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