Photos of the week: 9/9 - 9/16

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FUZHOU, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 15: A vehicle and a motorcycle amke their way through a flooded road after Typhoon Meranti hit on September 15, 2016 in Fuzhou, Fujian Province of China. Typhoon Meranti made landfall in Xiamen at 3:05 a.m on Thursday and caused damage in Fujian. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
A man fishes from his boat as fog rises over the lake in the town of Logoisk, 40 kms. (25 miles) north of Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Visitors make their way through the Flight 93 National Memorial before lit candles are carried to the Wall of Names in memory of the passengers and crew of Flight 93, at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, as the nation marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. (AP Photo/Jared Wickerham)
A firefighters sprays water to put out a fire at a packaging factory in Tongi industrial area outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. A boiler exploded and triggered a fire at a packaging factory near Bangladesh's capital. (AP Photo/A. M. Ahad)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Thousands of people attend the annual 'Diner en Blanc' (Dinner in White) along the shoreline in Battery Park City, September 15, 2016 in New York City. Diner en Blanc was launched in France nearly 30 years ago. Attendees must wear all white clothing and bring their own picnic food and white tables and chairs. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
CHIBA, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 15: A visitor tries a Skeletonics exoskeleton suit as he plays the FigureHeads online game in the Intel Corp. booth at the Tokyo Game Show 2016 on September 15, 2016 in Chiba, Japan. Tokyo Game Show 2016 is held from September 15 to September 18, 2016. (Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: The 'Tribute in Light' illumiinates the skyline of Lower Manhattan as seen from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, September 11, 2016 in New York City. Throughout the country services are being held to remember the 2,977 people who were killed in New York, at the Pentagon and in a field in rural Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA - SEPTEMBER 11: An American flag is draped over the Pentagon where it was hit by an airliner 15 years ago, September 11, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia. Later in the day President Obama will visit the Pentagon and speak on 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on Flight 93. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Syrian men carrying babies make their way through the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held Salihin neighbourhood of the northern city of Aleppo, on September 11, 2016. Air strikes have killed dozens in rebel-held parts of Syria as the opposition considers whether to join a US-Russia truce deal due to take effect on September 12. / AFP / AMEER ALHALBI (Photo credit should read AMEER ALHALBI/AFP/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at the 39th Annual Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Conference and awards gala, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Devotees prepare to immerse an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea after worship marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturti festival in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. The act symbolizes sending the god back to his mythical home in the snow-capped mountains taking all the worries and problems of his worshippers with him. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
A group of Jewish girls from Brazil, left, talk with Palestinians from the west bank town of Nablus during the Eid al Adha Muslim holiday at the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Tens of thousands of Palestinians visit Tel Aviv and other places in Israel after Israel granted travel permits to West Bank Palestinians. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama wears a towel on his head to cool off, during a press conference , in Paris, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. The Dalai Lama says there should be dialogue with Islamic State extremists to end bloodshed in Syria and Iraq, and argues that religion is never a justification for bloodshed. The spiritual leader is on a six day visit to France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
A little girl takes a picture of a lion in the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, seen through candles, pauses while speaking at a LBGT For Hillary Gala at the Cipriani Club, in New York, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Model plane builder Otto Dieffenbach III makes his remote control plane resembling U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump release fake money as it flies over the beach in Carlsbad, California, U.S. September 15, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
First buyer Sho Inoue shows Apple's new iPhone 7 after purchasing the device at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district, Japan, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Issei Kato TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Tiangong-2, China's second space laboratory lifts off from the launch pad in Jiuquan, Gansu province, China, September 15, 2016. Picture taken September 15, 2016. China Daily/ via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Commuters take selfies beside billboards showing photographs of cats inside Clapham Common underground station in London, Britain September 14, 2016. Some 700 people helped the Citizens Advertising Takeover Service (CATS) raise enough money to buy advertising space at the tube station, making it free from commercial adverts for two weeks. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Nigel Farage (L), the outgoing leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), congratulates new leader Diane James, at the party's annual conference in Bournemouth, Britain, September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
People cool down near a fountain in Battersea Park during a hot day in London, Britain September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A malnourished boy lies on a bed at a hospital in the Red Sea port city of Houdieda, Yemen September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Street style during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: People watch the sunset from the observatory in One World Trade Center, September 11, 2016 in New York City. Throughout the country services are being held to remember the 2,977 people who were killed in New York, at the Pentagon and in a field in rural Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
ASHEVILLE, NC - SEPTEMBER 12: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives for a rally at U.S. Cellular Center on September 12, 2016 in Asheville, North Carolina. Trump criticized Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for saying that half of his supporters belong in a 'basket of deplorables.' (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - This picture taken on September 11, 2016 shows a molten lava spray after a volcanic eruption from 'The Peak of the Furnace' (Le Piton de la Fournaise) in the eastern side of the on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. / AFP / Richard BOUHET (Photo credit should read RICHARD BOUHET/AFP/Getty Images)
DIQING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 09: Aerial view of tourists visiting the roaring river at Tiger Leaping Gorge scenic spot on September 9, 2016 in Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province of China. At a maximum depth of approximately 3,790 meters (12,434 feet) from river to mountain peak, Tiger Leaping Gorge is one of the deepest and most spectacular river canyons in the world. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
CHIKWAWA, MALAWI - SEPTEMBER 09: A child eats while a emaciated dog watches in the village of Jekete, which lies in one of the areas most affected by drought, on September 9, 2016 in Chikwawa, Malawi. Drought associated with the El Nino weather pattern has created famine throughout Southern Africa with over 60 million people dependent on food aid. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden speaks via video link during the Athens Democracy Forum, organised by the New York Times, at the National Library in Athens, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Snowden, in exile in Moscow after leaking U.S. National Security Agency documents, said Friday he intends to vote in the U.S. presidential election, but did not say which candidate he favors. (Kostas Baltas, InTime Sports via AP)
President Barack Obama's view from the podium can be seen after he spoke at the 39th Annual Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Conference and awards gala, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Last Sunday, the country and many parts of the world stopped to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001. Many flocked to the sites of the attacks, including the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, to mourn and remember those who were lost.

Elsewhere in the world, we watched as a super typhoon formed and hit parts of Asia, as Edward Snowden addressed the U.S. presidential Election via video, and as Muslims observed the Eid al Adha holiday and many made a pilgrimage to Mecca.

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

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