Sept. 17, 2012. Britain’s Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, smiles to locals through the car window as she departs the cultural village in Honiara, Solomon Islands. (photo: Daniel Munoz–Reuters)
From continued anti-American protests around the world and the Pope’s visit to Lebanon to topless demonstrators in New York City and the Duchess of Cambridge’s tour of the South Pacific, TIME presents the best images of the week.
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