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The week in photos: Pussy Riot protest, Venezuelan politics, Turkey-Syria fighting, and more

By Gloria Dawson & Jackie Snow in Beijing
Judges Attend The Annual Service At Westminster Abbey To Mark The Start Of The UK Legal Year
Getty Images / Oli Scarff
Oct. 1, 2012. Judges congregate in Westminster Abbey before their Annual Service of Thanksgiving in London, England.
Louis Vuitton: Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring / Summer 2013
Getty Images / Pascal Le Segretain
Oct. 3, 2012. Models walk the runway during the Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2013 show as part of Paris Fashion Week.
Chrysler September Sales Up 12 Percent, Best Since 2007
Getty Images / Joe Raedle
Oct. 2, 2012. Chrysler Group LLC reported that its sales last month rose 12% from a year ago for its best September since pre-recession 2007.
NY Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against JP Morgan Chase Over Bear Stearns Fraud
Getty Images / Spencer Platt
Oct. 2, 2012. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed a civil lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase over alleged fraud by Bear Stearns.
Germany Celebrates Unity Day
Getty Images / Johannes Simon
Oct. 3, 2012. People march in a parade for German Unity Day in Munich. The event marks the day in 1990 when West and East Germany reunited.
China National Day
AP Photos / Eugene Hoskiko
Oct. 3, 2012. People stroll on the Bund, a famous waterfront in Shanghai. China celebrated its national day on Oct. 1.
Pussy Riot Protest
AP Photo / Mikhail Metzel
Oct. 1, 2012. A plain-clothes police officer drags an inflatable doll from a protest for Pussy Riot outside the City Court building in Moscow, Russia.
Hong Kong Tug Boat
Getty Images / Lam Yik Fei
Oct. 1, 2012. Rescue crews search for passengers of the Hong Kong Electric ferry after it collided with a tug boat.
Debate Backstage 10052012
Getty Images / Doug Pensinger
Oct. 3, 2012. A sound engineer watches the presidential debate between US President Barack Obama and presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Turkey Military 10052012
AP Photo
Oct. 5, 2012. Turkish military near the Turkey-Syria border. Turkey fired on Syrian targets for a second day.
Supreme Cout 10052012
AP Photo / Carolyn Kaster
Oct. 1, 2012. Charles Wiwa in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, US. He is one of the plaintiffs in the Kiobel vs Royal Dutch Petroleum case accusing the oil company of crimes against humanity.
India Land Protest 10052012
AP Photo / Altaf Qadri
Oct. 3, 2012. People sleeping on a road after a march highlighting the problems of India’s landless in Gwalior, India.
Venezuela Election 10052012
AP Photo / Rodrigo Abd)
Oct. 4, 2012. Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez delivers a speech during his closing campaign rally in Caracas, Venezuela.