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The week in photos: Strange, scary, strikingly familiar

The good, the bad, the ugly in technology and culture, captured by photographers around the world.

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The Ehang 216 manned aerial vehicle makes its first public test flight on July 12, 2020 in Yantai, Shandong Province of China.

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To celebrate Moscow Transport Day, pedestrians on Moscow's Tsvetnoy Boulevard can have their movements recorded and replayed at traffic lights.

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Members of the Embera tribe arrive at Ecopetrol, the principal oil refinery in Bogota, Columbia, to protest the rape of two children by multiple army soldiers, with signs displaying the symbol of Star Wars' Rebel Alliance.

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Children and robots dance during World Artificial Intelligence Conference at Shanghai EXPO Centre on July 10, 2020 in Shanghai, China.

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A demonstration of new COVID-19 safety measures in schools in Java, Indonesia, takes place at the Nassa School.

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A man looks at a screen displaying details of a new factory of China Greatwall Technology Group Co., Ltd on July 10, 2020 in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province of China.

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A ventilator designed for the COVID-19 pandemic displayed at the headquarters of the medical and safety technology manufacturer Draeger in Luebeck, northern Germany.

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Fans watch online in the background during a Premier League match between Manchester City and Newcastle United at Etihad Stadium on July 08, 2020 in Manchester, England.

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Palestinian customers try on Waad Manasra's hand-embroidered protective masks at her home in the village of Bani Naim, east of the West Bank city of Hebron, on July 6, 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A staff member adjusts a robot developed by CloudMinds Technology Inc. during the 2020 World Artificial Intelligence Conference at Shanghai EXPO Centre on July 9, 2020 in Shanghai, China.

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