The world in photos this week

A selection of photos from some of the biggest news that you might have missed this week.


President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton wave as they appear on stage together on the third day session of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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Andrew Harnik/AP

Senator Bernie Sanders embraces his wife Jane O’Meara Sanders after the Vermont delegation cast their votes during roll call on the second day of the Democratic National Convention.

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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

A member of Baton Rouge police Cpl. Montrell Jackson’s unit touches his casket during his funeral service. Jackson, slain by a gunman who authorities said targeted law enforcement, is the last of the three Louisiana law enforcement officers killed in last week’s ambush to be buried.


Turkish soldiers detain one of the missing military personnel suspected of being involved in the coup attempt, in Marmaris, Turkey.

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Reuters/Kenan Gurbuz

A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop near homes at the Sand Fire in Santa Clarita, California. Triple-digit temperatures and dry conditions are fueling the wildfire, which has burned across at least 32,000 acres and is only 10% contained.

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David McNew/Getty Images

Solar Impulse 2, a solar powered plane, is seen prior to the landing in Abu Dhabi to finish the first around the world flight without the use of fuel.

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Jean Revillard/Solar Impulse2 via Getty Images

A car is buried under a collapsed wall after heavy rainfall in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China.

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Reuters

Soccer fans of Colombia’s Atletico Nacional cheer for their team as fireworks light up the sky in Medellin, Colombia.

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Fernando Vergara/AP

A high school student is detained during a protest for education reform in Santiago, Chile. Protesters demanded free access to school, including college, for all ages.

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Esteban Felix/AP

Civilians walk past a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel-held Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria.

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Bassam Khabieh/Reuters

Pope Francis walks through Auschwitz’s notorious gate with the sign ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ (‘Work sets you free’) during his visit to the former Nazi death camp in Poland.

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Filippo Monteforte/Pool/Reuters

Members of a helicopter aerobatic patrol in the Spanish Air Force fly over San Lorenzo beach during an aerial exhibition in Spain.

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Eloy Alonso/Reuters

United States’ Kyrie Irving (10) drives to the basket as China’s Wang Zhelin, center left, defends during the second half of an exhibition basketball game. The United States won 107-57.

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United States’ Kyrie Irving (10) drives to the basket as China’s Wang Zhelin, center left, defends during the second half of an exhibition basketball game Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. The United States won 107-57.
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Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

A child climbs onto a giant mockup laptop keyboard during a promotion event at a shopping center in Beijing, China.

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Thomas Peter/Reuters

Cyclists ride past The Arc de Triomphe during the 2016 Le Tour de France in Paris, France.

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Michael Steele/Getty Images

Flames are seen during a raid by Israeli forces on a house in which Palestinian Hamas fighter Mohammad al-Fakih was hiding out in the West Bank village of Surif, near Hebron.

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REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma

A young Palestinian crawls under an obstacle during a military exercise graduation ceremony at a summer camp organized by Hamas’ armed wing, east of Gaza City July 22, 2016.

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REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Special Police secure a street after an explosion in Ansbach near Nuremberg, Germany July 25, 2016.

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REUTERS/Michaela Rehle