Topic Photos of Week #4

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Here’s your weekly fix of photos from around the world.

Palestinians enjoy rides in an amusement park during Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in the West Bank city of Jenin. MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS

Demonstrator holds up a poster with a picture of Russia’s President Putin during a protest against Russia’s new anti-gay propaganda law in London. LUKE MACGREGOR/REUTERS

Volunteers release flamingo chicks after they were fitted with identity tags at the Fuente de Piedra natural reserve. JON NAZCA/REUTERS

Child takes a picture of herself with a mobile phone at an Eid al-Fitr party for Syrian and Iraqi refugee children injured during violence in their countries in Amman. ALI JAREKJI/REUTERS

A firefighter attempts to extinguish flames at the Jaragua Hills ecological reserve park in Goias State. UESLEI MARCELINO/REUTERS

A couple embraces as they enjoy sunset on the Pont des Arts with its fence covered with padlocks clipped by lovers over the River Seine in Paris. CHRISTIAN HARTMANN/REUTERS

U.S. Marines use the MV-22 Osprey in support of U.S. President Barack Obama for the first time while on Cape Cod. LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

People fish at sunrise in the Xolotlan lake, or Lake Managua, in the fishing village of the Momotombo town. OSWALDO RIVAS/REUTERS

A South Sudanese model prepares backstage during the second edition of Festival for Fashion and Arts for Peace in the capital Juba. STRINGER/REUTERS

Afghans stand near a destroyed car after floods in the Shakar Dara district of Kabul. MOHAMMAD ISMAIL/REUTERS

The son of Palestinian Huseen Awad mourns during his funeral in central Gaza Strip. SUHAIB SALEM/REUTERS

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen on a Russian-made helicopter that belonged to the Syrian Army at the Minnig Military Airport, after it was seized by the rebels. STRINGER/REUTERS

Muslim Brotherhood members and Mursi supporters pose next to symbolic graves at a site where other supporters said protesters were killed in clashes with security forces last week while marching near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS

The unfinished InTempo apartment towers in the Spanish eastern coastal village of Benidorm. HEINO KALIS/REUTERS

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at an oil refinery in Puerto La Cruz. STRINGER/REUTERS

Lea Michele walks off stage with Jenna Ushkowitz, Amber Riley and Kevin McHale at the Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson amphitheatre in Universal City. MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS

A Free Syrian Army fighter aims his weapon through a hole in a wall as he takes position in al-Jdeideh neighbourhood in Aleppo. STRINGER/REUTERS

Section of the Summer Bay Resort lies collapsed after a large sinkhole opened on the property’s grounds in Clermont, Florida. DAVID MANNING/REUTERS

A bulldozer clears away masses of seaweed along the French coastline at Saint Michel-en-Greve. STEPHANE MAHE/REUTERS

An Israeli policeman drags an ultra-Orthodox man during clashes in the town of Beit Shemesh. NIR ELIAS/REUTERS

Junior lifeguards jump off Ocean Beach pier to help raise money for their Junior Lifeguard Organization at Ocean Beach. MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS

British war veteran McNeil attends a commemorative service marking the 71st anniversary of Operation Pedestal in Valletta’s Grand Harbour. DARRIN ZAMMIT LUPI/REUTERS

Riot police take up positions before a clash with demonstrators during a protest against state Governor Sergio Cabral near the Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro. SERGIO MORAES/REUTERS

A general view of Stonehenge during the annual Perseid meteor shower in the night sky in Salisbury Plain. KIERAN DOHERTY/REUTERS

A privately built villa, surrounded by imitation rocks, is pictured on the rooftop of a 26-storey residential block in Beijing. JASON LEE/REUTERS

A child plays at a water park during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Serpong district, on the outskirts of Jakarta. BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS

An Indian policewoman helps her comrade who fainted during the full-dress rehearsal for India’s Independence Day celebrations in Chennai. BABU/REUTERS

A couple drinks a cup of latte with their picture printed on top of the milk foam at a Family Mart in Taipei. PICHI CHUANG/REUTERS

A photographer look at his camera during the Perseid meteor shower at Stobi archeological site. OGNEN TEOFILOVSKI/REUTERS

Pope Francis receives a football as gift from Italy’s goalkeeper Buffon during a private audience at the Vatican. OSSERVATORE ROMANO/REUTERS

Boys huddle in front of graffiti painted on a building as they wait for a rugby practice session in Krasnoyarsk. ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS

People dance in a pool party during the gay and lesbian Circuit Festival in Vilassar de Dalt. ALBERT GEA/REUTERS

A long exposure shot shows a plane flying over the sea during a lightning storm on the last day of the annual Perseid meteor shower, near Cancun. VICTOR RUIZ/REUTERS

Andrelina Maria de Jesus, an ethnic Kiriri, during a protest at Planalto Palace. UESLEI MARCELINO/REUTERS

Small unmanned aerial vehicle by DJI innovations flies during demonstration at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International exhibition in Washington. JASON REED/REUTERS

People wait near Erez crossing between Israel and northern Gaza Strip, for the arrival of Palestinian prisoners due for release from Israeli jails to help underpin renewed peace talks. MOHAMMED SALEM/REUTERS

Steel barrel vendor Lassiney Diarra poses for a picture in front of barrels in Bamako. JOE PENNEY/REUTERS

A freed Palestinian prisoner gestures upon his arrival near Erez crossing. SUHAIB SALEM/REUTERS

Couples compete in a kissing competition at a shopping mall on the Qixi Festival in Quanzhou. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

A man watches Indian Navy submarine INS Sindhurakshak on fire in Mumbai. STRINGER/INDIA/REUTERS

Diving instructors play mahjong in a swimming pool in Xiangtan. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

A street vendor passes a coffin made in the shape of a fish at the workshop of Kane Kwei in the Teshi area of Accra. LUC GNAGO/REUTERS

Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flee from tear gas and rubber bullets fired by riot police during clashes, around Cairo University and Nahdet Misr Square. AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS

Policemen pull up a woman, who was attempting suicide by jumping off an advertisement board, near the Sanlitun shopping area in central Beijing. CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

Flames rise from a UPS Airbus A300 cargo plane which crashed near the airport in Birmingham in this still image from video. HANDOUT/REUTERS

A fire engine patrols the perimeter as the Elk Complex fire burns near the town of Pine, Idaho. HANDOUT/REUTERS

A motorcyclist wades through a flooded street after a heavy downpour in Lahore. MOHSIN RAZA/REUTERS

South Koreans take part in a candle-light demonstration demanding resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and calling for reform of national spy agency in central Seoul. LEE JAE-WON/REUTERS

Torn poster of deposed Egyptian President Mursi is seen as riot police clear the area of his supporters, at Rabaa Adawiya square, in Cairo. MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS

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An Ultra-Orthodox protester protects himself as Israeli police fire a water cannon to disperse protesters during clashes in the town of Beit Shemesh, near Jerusalem. BAZ RATNER/REUTERS

Jackson Sr. leaves the courthouse after the sentencing hearing of his son Jackson Jr. in Washington. KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

U.S. Army handout photo shows Private First Class Manning, convicted of handing state secrets to WikiLeaks, dressed as a woman. HANDOUT/REUTERS

The sun peaks over the New York Times Building in New York. BRENDAN MCDERMID/REUTERS

Supporters of German Chancellor Merkel hold up placards during a election campaign rally in Seligenstadt. RALPH ORLOWSKI/REUTERS

Tourists are silhouetted against the ancient Acropolis atop the Areopagus hill in Athens. YANNIS BEHRAKIS/REUTERS

People bow to pay tribute at the gate of the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. YUYA SHINO/REUTERS

Military policemen clash with demonstrators during a protest against Sao Paulo State Governor Alckmin in Sao Paulo. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

A man runs with a toro encuetado during a celebration in honour of the Virgin Mary in Leon. OSWALDO RIVAS/REUTERS

Schoolchildren take part in the Independence Day celebrations in front of the historic Red Fort, where India’s Prime Minister Singh is to address the nation, in Delhi. ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS

Indian policemen patrol a deserted street during a strike called by separatists to mark India’s 67th Independence Day in Srinagar. DANISH ISMAIL/REUTERS

People walk inside the burnt Rabaa Adawiya mosque, the morning after the clearing of a protest which was held around the mosque, in Cairo. MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS

Fire officers are sprayed down in a decontamination tent during a mock terrorism exercise at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. DARREN STAPLES/REUTERS

People reach for a coffin during a funeral for policemen killed during yesterday’s clashes in Cairo. MUHAMMAD HAMED/REUTERS

Cars burn at the site of an explosion in Beirut’s southern suburbs. STRINGER/REUTERS

Handout photo shows an olinguito in a cloud forest in South America. HANDOUT/REUTERS

A man sprays air freshener over the bodies of dead members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi at El Eyman mosque in Cairo. AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS

People watch as kites dot the sky during India’s Independence Day celebrations in the old quarters of Delhi. MANSI THAPLIYAL/REUTERS

Smoke rises behind buildings from the site of an explosion in Beirut’s southern suburbs. MOHAMED AZAKIR/REUTERS

Horses are led by Barbarescos of each parish at the end of the fifth of six trial horse races in Del Campo square in Siena. STEFANO RELLANDINI/REUTERS

Unidentified man carries arms in Islamabad. STRINGER/PAKISTAN/REUTERS

A passenger inside a taxi argues with a group of protesters who have blocked off an avenue during a demonstration against State Governor Cabral in Rio de Janeiro. PILAR OLIVARES/REUTERS

Firefighter Henry Munoz sprays down a hotspot at the Elk Complex wildfire outside Boise. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

Workers demolish parts of a privately-built villa on the rooftop of a 26-storey residential building in Beijing. CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

Chickens perch on the roof of a hennery to escape rising floodwaters after Typhoon Utor hit Maoming. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

The MV Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, the world’s biggest container ship, arrives at the harbour of Rotterdam. MICHAEL KOOREN/REUTERS

A supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi covers his face from tear gas with a plastic during a protest outside Al-Fath Mosque in Ramses Square, in Cairo. YOUSSEF BOUDLAL/REUTERS

An injured protesters who supports ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi lies inside a mosque in Ramses Square in Cairo. MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS

Men help evacuate civilians at a site hit by what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria’s President Assad in Aleppo. STRINGER/REUTERS

A rescuer carries an infant child survivor of the passenger vessel MV St Thomas Aquinas that sank after colliding with a cargo ship, to a hospital in Talisay, Cebu. STRINGER/PHILIPPINES/REUTERS

Flames blaze down a ridge as the Beaver Creek wildfire rages outside Hailey. JIM URQUHART/REUTERS

Rescuers search for survivors and bodies near a cargo vessel, which collided with a ferry on Friday, in Talisay. ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

Armed paramilitary policemen stand in formation during a training session to ensure the security of the upcoming 12th Chinese National Games in Shenyang. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

Coastguard rescuers ride a rubber boat past the damaged bow of the Sulpicio Express 7 cargo vessel, which collided with a ferry in Talisay, Cebu in central Philippines. ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS





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