Photos of the Week: 8/15-8/21

Cleanup work at the site of the Tianjin explosions, red sprites in the sky above Mexico, wildfires in the American West, filming Game of Thrones in Northern Ireland, the most recent selfie from the surface of Mars, topless performers in New York’s Times Square, migrants’ clash with police on the Greek-Macedonian border, and much more.

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