Photos of the week: 8/26 - 9/2

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ISTANBUL, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 01: Water drips down on a fisherman as he pulls in a net on a fishing boat in the early hours of the morning on September 1, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. September 1 marks the end of the seasonal fishing ban and the official opening of the fishing season across Turkey. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
CRAWFORDVILLE, FL - AUGUST 31: A dog wades through the shallow water prior to the arrival of tropical storm Hermine at Shell Point Beach August 31, 2016 near Crawfordville, Florida. Areas south of Tallahassee are under mandatory evacuation orders according to the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
An EasyMile EZ-10 self-driving shuttle bus passes a pedestrian crossing on a public road during testing as part of the Sohjoa pilot project in Helsinki, Finland, on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. While driverless trains for many years have served major international airports and some city routes, such as London's Docklands line, automated buses are still being tested. Photographer: Ville Mannikko/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Burnt out cars are seen outside a government building, following an election protest in Libreville, Gabon, Thursday Sept. 1, 2016. Gabon's newly re-elected president sought to assert authority Thursday as the presidential guard attacked the opposition candidate's party headquarters overnight, killing at least one person and injuring more than a dozen amid fiery protests that have seen hundreds detained and the internet blocked. (AP Photo/Joel Bouopda)
In this image released by the Zoo Aquarium de Madrid, a newly born giant panda cub lies in a cot where vets examined her, at the Madrid zoo, Wednesday Aug. 31, 2016. There's a new giant panda in Madrid, and it's the first female in the history of the Spanish capital's zoo. The zoo said Hua Zui Ba gave birth just before dawn Wednesday to a cub weighing 180 grams. The zoo says the cub is "well formed, very active and has excellent vital signs.". (Zoo Aquarium de Madrid, via AP)
A man walks at a destroyed building at the site of a blast caused by a fire at a weapons storage in eastern Baghdad, Iraq, September 2, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A Hindu priest recites prayers from a holy book while performing a ritual near the bank of Bagmati River during Kuse Aunse (Father's Day) at Gokarna Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal September 1, 2016. Hindus all over the country, whose fathers have passed away, come to the temple for worship, holy dips, and to present offerings on this occasion. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
An aerial view as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gather for the 30th annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, U.S. August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 
Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash into the air during an eruption in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia August 31, 2016 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Tibta Perangin-angin/ via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. MANDATORY CREDIT. INDONESIA OUT. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A man steers a wooden boat through dead fish in a breeding pond at the Maninjau Lake in Agam regency, West Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 31, 2016. Thousands of fish at the fish farm of the Maninjau Lake died suddenly due to lack of oxygen caused by a sudden change in water conditions. Antara Foto/Muhammad Arif Pribadi/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. MANDATORY CREDIT. INDONESIA OUT. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A worker fogs the common areas of a public housing estate at an area where locally transmitted Zika cases were discovered in Singapore August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Safari keeper Guy Pear gets a kiss from a five-day-old reticulated giraffe, at an enclosure at the Safari Zoo in Ramat Gan, near Tel Aviv, Israel August 30, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Jody Friedman and Jeff Montgomery infront of the Playa TV as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gather for the 30th annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, U.S. August 30, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart FOR USE WITH BURNING MAN RELATED REPORTING ONLY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Dead wild reindeer are seen on Hardangervidda in Norway, after lightning struck the central mountain plateau and killed more than 300 of them, in this handout photo received on August 28, 2016. MANDATORY CREDIT Havard Kjotvedt/SNO/Miljodirektoratet/NTB Scanpix via Reuters 
High waves triggered by Typhoon Lionrock crash against a "torii" gate on a coast of the city of Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo August 30, 2016. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
GOERLITZ, GERMANY - AUGUST 28: Lightning strikes behind wind turbines during a thunderstorm near the border between Germany and Poland on August 28, 2016 in Goerlitz, Germany. After a hot weekend across Germany, the weather is cooling down. (Photo by Florian Gaertner/Photothek via Getty Images)
HEILIGENBLUT AM GROSSGLOCKNER, AUSTRIA - AUGUST 27: A sign on a trail that leads to the melting and rock-covered Pasterze glacier indicates where the foot of the glacier reached in 2015 on August 27, 2016 near Heiligenblut am Grossglockner, Austria. The Pasterze glacier is Austria's largest and is shrinking rapidly, having receded in length by at least three kilometers since the 19th century. While glaciers across Europe have been receding since approximately the 1870s, the process has accelerated since the early 1980s, a phenomenon many scientists attribute to global warming. The European Enivironmental Agency predicts the volume of European glaciers will decline by between 22% and 89% by 2100, depending on the future intensity of greenhouse gases. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
ALEPPO, SYRIA - AUGUST 27: Syrian people try to rescue people from the wreckage of collapsed buildings after the airstrike belonging to Syrian army targeted at opposition controlled in Bab al-Nairab district in Aleppo, Syria on August 27, 2016. It is reported that many people killed and wounded after the airstrike. (Photo by Ibrahim Ebu Leys/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
A surfer walks the beach while looking for waves from the surge of Hurricane Hermine, Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, off the coast of Tybee Island, Ga. Hermine was downgraded to a tropical storm after it made landfall, as it moves over Georgia, but the U.S. National Hurricane Center says winds are increasing along the Southeast coast and flooding rains continue. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
President Barack Obama pauses at the Battle of Midway Navy Memorial as he tours on Midway Atoll in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Crowds of people throw tomatoes at each other, during the annual "Tomatina", tomato fight fiesta, in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction. At the annual fiesta in Bunol on Wednesday, trucks dumped 160 tons of tomatoes for some 20,000 participants, many from abroad, to throw during the hour-long morning festivities. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
A man holds himself on the side of a boat after jumping into the sea from a crowded wooden boat during a rescue operation at the Mediterranean sea, about 13 miles north of Sabratha, Libya, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Thousands of migrants and refugees were rescued Monday morning from more than 20 boats by members of Proactiva Open Arms NGO before transferring them to the Italian cost guards and others NGO vessels operating at the zone.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
A wildfire burns off the shore of Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo., Friday, Aug 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
FILE PHOTO - People watch the sun set from the observatory deck of the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore October 5, 2015. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
The sun sets behind collapsed houses in the village of Santi Lorenzo e Flaviano, central Italy, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. Italians bid farewell Saturday to victims of the devastating earthquake that struck a mountainous region of central Italy this week. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
In this underwater picture a woman floats in a swimming pool during a summer day in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
Mike Suprin, of Rollinsford, N.H., wades into the water to rinse the mud from a basket of clams he dug Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, at Cape Porpoise in Kennebunkport, Maine. The clams he harvests in the summer will go into the clam chowder he'll make this winter. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Young White Terns perch on a branches in the White Tern Orphanage on Midway Atoll in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, during a visit by President Barack Obama. White Tern chicks and eggs are brought here to be hand-reared to protect the population. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
A dog, wearing a camouflage motif pet shirt, stands in front of a cordon of policeman lined up outside a court where military officers and soldiers are on trial for the massacre of 71 people killed in 1985 in the Andean city of Accomarca, in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. On Thursday, the court sentenced 10 members of the Peruvian Army to various prison terms for the killing of the 71, one of the cruelest by soldiers on the rural population of Peru during the countryâs war that took place between 1980-2000. Counted among the dead were more than two dozen children. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
ARLINGTON, VA - AUGUST 31: A US Marine honor guard team carries the remains of US Marine PFC Anthony Brozyna, of Hartford, CT., during a full honor burial service at Arlington National Cemetary, August 31, 2016 in Washington, DC. Brozyna was 22 years old when he was killed in World War II on the island of Betio in the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands during a battle on November 20, 1943. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - The sunset is seen over New York on September 1, 2016. / AFP / KENA BETANCUR (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)

As we head into the long Labor Day weekend, take a moment to look back at the best photos from the week in news.

In weather-related headlines, we saw Hurricane Hermine hit the state of Florida on Friday, as well as a bizarre scene in Norway when a strike of lightning killed more than 300 reindeer.

Several festivals and events also took place this week, including the Burning Man arts and music festival in Nevada and the annual "Tomatina" tomato food fight in Spain.

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 coming seven days.

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