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The Week in Pictures

February 8, 2015 at 4:22 pm

VAN, TURKEY: Camel breeder Turan Demir trains his animals for wrestling and competitions in a farm in Van.

KOBANI, SYRIA: A member of Kurdish armed group stands guard among the wreckage left by fighting on a street in the centre of the Syrian town of Kobani after it was freed from Islamic State (ISIS) militants.

BATA, EQUATORIAL GUINEA: Algeria’s supporters are seen during the 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter finals match between the Ivory Coast and Algeria.

ADEN, YEMEN: Armed member of the People’s Committee waiting at a checkpoint in downtown Aden, southern Yemen.

MOROCCO: Children train in a community centre to perfect their Parkour skills.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: A man tries to avoid being soaked by waves during strong winds off the Marmara Sea. Heavy rains and flooding have cut off many areas in Turkey leaving them accessible only to rescue teams.