Photos of the week: 10/16 - 10/23

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Photos of the week: 10/16 - 10/23
Farmer Chen Jinxiang walks through his rice paddy field planted with various types of rice forming a map of China in Fengjing, west of Shanghai, on October 19, 2015. Chen grew over 20 different types of rice in his field, measuring some 200 square meters, to form the map. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
RIZHAO, CHINA - OCTOBER 18: (CHINA OUT) Dense fog envelops constructions on October 18, 2015 in Rizhao, Shandong Province of China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
A dog sits during sun rise at Inya Lake in Yangon, Myanmar, on Friday, Oct. 16, 2015. Myanmar's government signed a cease-fire agreement with half of the nation's armed ethnic groups, a partial victory for President Thein Sein less than a month before an historic national election. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg via Getty Images
ROME, ITALY - OCTOBER 18: Ellen Page and Peter Sollett attend the red carpet for 'Freeheld' during the 10th Rome Film Fest on October 18, 2015 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
HEFEI, CHINA - OCTOBER 18: (CHINA OUT) Participants set tents on the shore along the Chaohu Lake during the First Tent Festival in East China on October 18, 2015 in Hefei, Anhui Province of China. Nearly 500 tents gathered along the Chaohu Lake during the First Tent Festival in East China on Oct 18 in Anhui. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
MYTILENE, GREECE - OCTOBER 20: Recently arrived migrants wait to be processed at the increasingly overwhelmed Moria camp on the island of Lesbos on October 20, 2015 in Mytilene, Greece. Dozens of rafts and boats are still making the journey daily as thousands flee conflict in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and other countries. More than 500,000 migrants have entered Europe so far this year. Of that number, four-fifths have paid to be smuggled by sea to Greece from Turkey, the main transit route into the EU. Nearly all of those entering Greece on a boat from Turkey are from the war zones of Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
PRINCES RISBOROUGH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron gets out money to pay for drinks as China's President Xi Jinping drinks a pint of beer during a visit to the The Plough pub on October 22, 2015 in Princes Risborough, England. The President of the People's Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping and his wife, Madame Peng Liyuan, are paying a State Visit to the United Kingdom as guests of The Queen. They will stay at Buckingham Palace and undertake engagements in London and Manchester. The last state visit paid by a Chinese President to the UK was Hu Jintao in 2005. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Frost covers leaves on October 20, 2015 near Apfeltrang, Germany. AFP PHOTO / DPA / KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND ++GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

This past week in news saw headlines including the Benghazi hearing on Capitol Hill, severe weather in the western United States, Fashion Week in Tel Aviv, and the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe and the Middle East. We also saw Jim Webb drop out of the Democratic race for President, and the aftermath of a United States airstrike destroying a hospital in Afghanistan.

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

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