Week in Photos: October 20-October 26, 2006

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October 25, 2006—Farmer John Magill inspects a dried-up dam on his farm in Parkes, Australia.

Australia is experiencing its worst drought on record, impacting more than half of the country's farmland and causing a financial recession. In some areas, no rain has fallen in six years.

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