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Pictures of the Week: October 26, 2012

From the wonderful Denver Post,see all the pictures in the gallery here

Muslim pilgrims climb a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy on the Plain of Arafat near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Saudi authorities say around 3.4 million pilgrims, some 1.7 million of them from abroad, have arrived in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina for this year’s pilgrimage.

Chinese people walk down spiral steps of a newly-opened Apple Store in Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Apple Computer opened its fifth store in mainland China, and it is the largest in Asia.

Pictures of the Week is a Denver Post Plog that gathers the strongest photojournalism from around the world.

Pakistanis walk in a livestock market set up in a field, for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice”, during sunset, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Pictures of the Week: October 26, 2012

Muslim pilgrims climb a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy on the Plain of Arafat near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Saudi authorities say around 3.4 million pilgrims — some 1.7 million of them from abroad — have arrived in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina for this year’s pilgrimage. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Pictures of the Week: October 26, 2012

Afghan refugee girl, Areeba Mohammed, 5, center, talks with a girl, not pictured, while she and her father, seen left pushing a cart, collect useful items from a pile of garbage left in a field next to a slum where they live, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Pictures of the Week: October 26, 2012

A Muslim headscarf vendor arranges a mannequin as he waits for customers at his stall in a market in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Aceh is the only province in the world’s most populous Muslim country that implements Islamic sharia law. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda)

Pictures of the Week: October 26, 2012

A young balloon seller leans on a parked scooter as he waits for customers near a fair ground in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Pictures of the Week: October 26, 2012

Kashmiri Muslim women stretch their arms to receive blessed sweets outside the Shah-e-Hamdan shrine to commemorate the death anniversary of sufi scholar Mir Syed Ali Hamadani in Srinagar, India, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Hamadani, who was born in Iran, visited Kashmir several times and played an influential role in the spread of Islam in the valley (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

Pictures of the Week: October 26, 2012

Chinese people walk down spiral steps of a newly-opened Apple Store in Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Apple Computer opened its fifth store in mainland China, and it is the largest in Asia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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