PHOTOS: The Week in Pictures, July 17, 2014

Metro rounds up the best photos of the week from around the globe.

Derek Jeter makes an appearance in his final all-star game, Germany wins the World Cup, conflict continues in Syria and more.

The Week in Pictures, July 17, 2014.

Derek Jeter

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Derrick Jeter acknowledges players and fans when he was taken out of the fourth inning during the 2014 All-Start game. Credit: Getty Images
Derrick Jeter acknowledges players and fans when he was taken out of the fourth inning during the 2014 All-Start game.

“Supermoon” rises in New York City

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The “Supermoon” rises above buildings at 14th Street and Fifth Avenue during “Manhattanhenge” in New York City. Credit: Billy Becerra / Metro
The “Supermoon” rises above buildings at 14th Street and Fifth Avenue during “Manhattanhenge.” Credit: Billy Becerra/Metro

Penguin feeding chick

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A Gentoo penguin feeds a chick at the Faunia park zoo in Madrid on July 15, 2014. Credit: Getty Images
A Gentoo penguin feeds a chick at the Faunia park zoo in Madrid on July 15, 2014

Conflict in Syria

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A Syrian man carries a girl on a street covered with dust following a air strike by government forces in the northern city of Aleppo on July 15, 2014. Credit: Getty Images
A Syrian man carries a girl on a street covered with dust following a air strike by government forces in the northern city of Aleppo on July 15, 2014

Germany wins World Cup

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Germany’s players pile up on top of each other as they celebrate after winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup final football match between Germany and Argentina 1-0 following extra-time at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 13, 2014. Credit: Getty Images
Germany’s players pile up on top of each other as they celebrate after winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup final football match between Germany and Argentina 1-0 following extra-time at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 13, 2014.

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