The world in photos this week

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


Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius walks across the courtroom without his prosthetic legs during the third day of the resentencing hearing for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, at Pretoria High Court, South Africa June 15, 2016.

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REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Flags at the Washington Monument fly at half staff to honor those killed in last weekend’s shootings at a gay club in Orlando, Florida, in Washington, DC.

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Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden visit a memorial to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, Thursday, June 16, 2016 in Orlando, Florida.

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Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

A DC-10 aircraft drops fire retardant on the so-called Sherpa Fire in the hills above Santa Barbara, California.

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Handout via Reuters

French riot police and gendarmes overpower a protester during clashes at the Invalides Square in Paris.

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REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Dockers shout slogans during a protest against what they say is a lack of job stability in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Rafael Marchante/Reuters

A tear gas grenade explodes near an England fan ahead of England’s EURO 2016 match in Marseille, France.

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Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

A union flag is left in tribute to Labour Member of Parliament Jo Cox in Birstal near Leeds, Britain June 17, 2016. Cox was murdered by a far-right extremist on June 16.

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REUTERS/Phil Noble

A Guardsman faints at Horseguards Parade for the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in central London.

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REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Iraqi security forces evacuate an injured soldier during heavy fighting against Islamic State militants in Fallujah, Iraq, Wednesday, June 15, 2016.

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Anmar Khalil/AP

A woman, who fled from Falluja because of Islamic State violence, carries her child during a dust storm at a refugee camp in Ameriyat Falluja, south of Falluja, Iraq, June 16, 2016.

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REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

An Iraqi girl, who fled from Fallujah because of Islamic State violence, poses for a photographer at a refugee camp in Ameriyat Fallujah, south of Fallujah, Iraq, June 16, 2016.

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Ahmed Saad/Reuters

Paramilitary policemen take part in a training session in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, June 12, 2016.

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REUTERS/Stringer

Polish army soldiers take part in the “Saber Strike” NATO military exercise in Adazi, Latvia, June 13, 2016.

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REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts to being called for a foul against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half of Game 6 of basketball’s NBA Finals in Cleveland, Thursday, June 16, 2016.

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Tony Dejak/AP

Vasyl Lomachenko, of Ukraine, does a backflip as he celebrates after knocking out Roman Martinez, of Puerto Rico, in the fifth round of a WBO junior lightweight title boxing match.

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Frank Franklin II/AP

Pittsburgh Penguins players celebrate after beating the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals in San Jose, California, Sunday, June 12, 2016. The Penguins won 3-1 to win the series 4-2.

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Eric Risberg/AP

A Hungarian pole dancing champion performs during the rehearsal of her unique show on a suspended pole in Budapest’s Grand Circus, Hungary.

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Laszlo Balogh/Reuters

Chris Froome of Great Britain and Team SKY in the peloton with his team mates during stage seven of the 2016 Criterium du Dauphine, a 151km stage from Le Pont-de-Claix to Superdevoluy, France.

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Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

A fan experiences PlayStation VR during the PlayStation E3 2016 Press Conference at The Shrine Auditorium on June 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

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Rich Polk/Getty Images for Sony Interactive Entertainment America

People visit the Blue Mosque for evening prayer during the holy month of Ramadan on June 14, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Indonesian Muslims are seen praying in the staircase of a mosque during Friday prayers during the fasting month of Ramadan in Jakarta, Indonesia June 10, 2016.

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REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Paul Harrison holds a sign that reads: “Rape is rape”, during the Wacky Walk portion of the Stanford University commencement ceremony in Palo Alto, California, June 12, 2016.

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REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage