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Today, we feature a selection of APTOPIX photos from the last two weeks.
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A person in costume poses for a portrait during the annual Gay Pride parade in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights in Argentina are among the most advanced in Latin America, being the first country of this region to legalize same-sex marriage and Congress approving in 2012 the Argentina Gender Identity Law which enabled people to change their names and sexes on official documents without first getting approval from a judge or doctor. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
A person flashes the victory sign behind a man holding paper with a peace sign and the writing ‘one world please’ as they attend the central event to commemorate the Fall of the Wall at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. The 25th anniversary of the fall of the wall on Nov. 9, 1989 is marked with numerous events on the weekend. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
A human skull or “natita” is crowned with flowers and surrounded by offerings of coca leaves, flower petals and cigarettes, during the Natitas Festival, outside the Cementerio General chapel , in La Paz, Bolivia, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. Followers believe the skulls or natitas have miraculous powers, providing protection and granting favors that range from finding a job to helping their favorite soccer team win. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Street performer John Casey, wearing silver paint as part of his act as “The Silver Cowboy of Nashville,” watches the Veterans Day parade pass by Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Thousands of people gather outside the Anaheim Convention Center to attend the BlizzCon, the fan-centric celebration of video game publisher Blizzard, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. The annual convention kicked off Friday with more than 25,000 attendees. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Kansas wide receiver Rodriguez Coleman (1) is tackled by TCU cornerback Ranthony Texada (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. TCU defeated Kansas 34-30. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Members of a Chinese honor guard prepares for a welcome ceremony for Peru’s President Ollanta Humala inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Survivors release floating lanterns Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines. Church bells pealed and sirens blared across this central Philippine city Saturday to commemorate the moment when Haiyan barreled inland from the Pacific with ferocious winds and tsunami-like waves, leaving more than 7,300 dead or missing and leveling entire villages in the world’s deadliest disaster last year. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Visitors play with snow and take photos against the backdrop of ice and snow covered walls at Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge near Bridal Veil, Ore., Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. A Thursday winter storm socked in much of Central and Eastern Oregon, with snow and ice, making travel difficult. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
A pro-democracy protester holds an umbrella sitting in front of a glass panel with an airport staff member inside Hong Kong International Airport, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Three students who have led protests for greater democracy in Hong Kong were denied permission to travel to Beijing to meet with China’s top officials. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, right, walk back to her home following the conclusion of their joint news conference in Yangon, Myanmar, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
A Kurdish man holds a flag during a religious service for two People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters killed in the Syrian town of Kobani, in Caykara, on the Turkey-Syria border, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Police officers holding flares as they march during a rally to demand better working conditions in Paris, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. Hundreds of students are barricading school entrances across Paris and demonstrating in protests against alleged police brutality, just as a major union of police officers staged its own rally to demand more personnel and equipment. Banner reads “insults, agressions, calumny, fed up”. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Lead Image Caption: A Kurdish man holds a flag during a religious service for two People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters killed in the Syrian town of Kobani, in Caykara, on the Turkey-Syria border Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
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