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Photograph by Marco Grob for TIME

We only had seven minutes to make the two different studio portraits, one of those ended up on the cover of TIME International. I was also able to sneak in the two environmental pictures, which both ran in the magazine.

There are different ways to get a good portrait. There are a lot of photographers who have a much different approach. But my subjects often don’t have time to get used to the fact that they’re being photographed. Which probably adds some immediacy. —Marco Grob

Read more: Meeting François Hollande: Behind TIME International’s Cover with Marco Grob

Jan. 20, 2013. A French soldier wearing a skeleton mask stands next to a tank in a street in Niono, Mali. (Photo: Issouf Sanogo)

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Nov. 14, 2012. A man holds a flare as thousands of people from France and Belgium demonstrate during an anti-austerity protest in Lille, France. (photo: Philippe Huguen—AFP/Getty Images)

From escalating violence in the Gaza Strip and austerity riots in Europe to the flooding of Venice and murmurations of starlings in Scotland, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Im Kurtze Erscheint Anonyme Skulpturen                                                                 Poster for the publication of Anonyme Skulpturen, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1970

Photographic duo Bernd and Hilla Becher created one of the most respected bodies of work in modern photography. An exhibition at Paris Photo this week highlights their career with photographs, books and printed ephemera.

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Linge qui sèche [Drying clothes] , 2012 

Laurent Chéhère’s “Flying Houses” project is at once a charming, imaginative take on Paris and a wistful vision of dreams deferred.

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Mitt Romney in France circa 1968.  He made a series of photographs for Ann with the help of his friends while serving as a Mormon missionary in France. 

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Sept. 11, 2012. Two Limousin breed cows are pictured before being loaded onto a plane bound for Mongolia with 174 others, on  at the Marcel Dassault airport in Deols near Chateauroux, France.

From ceremonies commemorating September 11th and attacks on U.S. Embassies around the world to the Pencil Nebula in space and playtime weightlifting in North Korea, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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To prepare for his cover sitting with Marion Cotillard for TIME Style&Design’s fall issue, photographer Peter Hapak hit the archives, collecting pictures of Paris and Parisian fashion during the 1930s, including the work of famed French photographer Jacques Henri Lartigue. 

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Photographer Maja Daniels spent three years documenting the residents of an Alzheimer’s ward in France, creating portraits that convey the frustrations and challenges of living with dementia.

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Sichuan Wenchuan earthquake ruins tour – China. 2009. Visitors in front of Xuankou middle school, where over 53 died, and Xuankou grade school, where about 250 died.

Photographer Ambroise Tézenas immersed himself in the tourist experience at sites of death and destruction. The result is ‘Dark Tourism,’ now on view at Galerie Mélanie Rio in Nantes, France. See more here.

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