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Photos Of The Week -- June 20-25, 2010


A model lifts up her veil to reveal her makeup during a bridal competition in Peshawar, Pakistan, on June 23. Over a dozen makeup artists and fashion designers from beauty parlors across Peshawar took part in the competition to promote the local bridal industry. (Photo by K. Parvez/Reuters)
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A model lifts up her veil to reveal her makeup during a bridal competition in Peshawar, Pakistan, on June 23. Over a dozen makeup artists and fashion designers from beauty parlors across Peshawar took part in the competition to promote the local bridal industry. (Photo by K. Parvez/Reuters)

An ethnic Uzbek resident of the Osh neighborhood of Nariman shows his passport, which he says Kyrgyz security forces destroyed during a raid on June 21. (Photo by Bruce Pannier/RFE/RL)
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An ethnic Uzbek resident of the Osh neighborhood of Nariman shows his passport, which he says Kyrgyz security forces destroyed during a raid on June 21. (Photo by Bruce Pannier/RFE/RL)

People stand around a campfire during the Ivana Kupala festival in the village of Viazynka, northwest of Minsk, on June 22. The ancient tradition, originating from pagan times, is usually marked with grand overnight festivities that includes jumping over burning campfires and bathing in a lake or a river, as people believe that will purge them of their sins and make them healthier. (Photo by Vladimir Nikolsky/Reuters)
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People stand around a campfire during the Ivana Kupala festival in the village of Viazynka, northwest of Minsk, on June 22. The ancient tradition, originating from pagan times, is usually marked with grand overnight festivities that includes jumping over burning campfires and bathing in a lake or a river, as people believe that will purge them of their sins and make them healthier. (Photo by Vladimir Nikolsky/Reuters)

Argentine head coach Diego Maradona cheers his team during a Group B match against Greece at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Polokwane, South Africa, on June 22. Argentina won 2-0. (Photo by Jonathan Brady/epa)
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Argentine head coach Diego Maradona cheers his team during a Group B match against Greece at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in Polokwane, South Africa, on June 22. Argentina won 2-0. (Photo by Jonathan Brady/epa)

Ethnic Uzbek men pray in the troubled southern Kyrgyz city of Osh on June 19. (Photo by Andrei Stenin/RIA Novosti)
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Ethnic Uzbek men pray in the troubled southern Kyrgyz city of Osh on June 19. (Photo by Andrei Stenin/RIA Novosti)

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (right) meets with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger during a visit to San Francisco on June 22. (Photo by Robert Galbraith/Reuters)
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (right) meets with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger during a visit to San Francisco on June 22. (Photo by Robert Galbraith/Reuters)

People stand on a rocky crest filled with astronomical markers at the megalithic observatory of Kokino, in Macedonia, soon after sunrise, early on June 21, the day of the summer solstice. The ancient astronomic observatory, northeast of Skopje, dates back more than 4,000 years. It is ranked by NASA as the fourth-oldest observatory in the world. (Photo by Robert Atanasovski/AFP)
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People stand on a rocky crest filled with astronomical markers at the megalithic observatory of Kokino, in Macedonia, soon after sunrise, early on June 21, the day of the summer solstice. The ancient astronomic observatory, northeast of Skopje, dates back more than 4,000 years. It is ranked by NASA as the fourth-oldest observatory in the world. (Photo by Robert Atanasovski/AFP)

A mother and her baby sit in a bus with "Osh" written on the window in the town of Osh on June 23. Authorities in Kyrgyzstan said on June 23 that more than half of those who had fled to neighboring Uzbekistan during ethnic clashes had returned to the country in a mass influx across the border. (Photo by Viktor Drachev/AFP)
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A mother and her baby sit in a bus with "Osh" written on the window in the town of Osh on June 23. Authorities in Kyrgyzstan said on June 23 that more than half of those who had fled to neighboring Uzbekistan during ethnic clashes had returned to the country in a mass influx across the border. (Photo by Viktor Drachev/AFP)

A car travels on a flooded road near the village of Jucu in Cluj, in the central Transylvania region of Romania, on June 23. (Photo by Mircea Rosca/AFP)
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A car travels on a flooded road near the village of Jucu in Cluj, in the central Transylvania region of Romania, on June 23. (Photo by Mircea Rosca/AFP)

U.S. General Stanley McChrystal arrives at the White House on June 23, shortly before he was relieved of his duties in Afghanistan due to comments he made about members of the administration in "Rolling Stone" magazine. (Reuters)
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U.S. General Stanley McChrystal arrives at the White House on June 23, shortly before he was relieved of his duties in Afghanistan due to comments he made about members of the administration in "Rolling Stone" magazine. (Reuters)

An Iraqi electrician checks a tangle of wires, all of which lead to a generator that runs when the national power grid is down, in Baghdad's Karrada district, on June 23. A wave of protests swept across Iraq against frequent power cuts, which led to the resignation of the minister of electricity. (Photo by Ali Abbas/epa)
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An Iraqi electrician checks a tangle of wires, all of which lead to a generator that runs when the national power grid is down, in Baghdad's Karrada district, on June 23. A wave of protests swept across Iraq against frequent power cuts, which led to the resignation of the minister of electricity. (Photo by Ali Abbas/epa)

Activists from the Ukrainian women's movement FEMEN wear underwear and bras reading "SBU Bitches," as they block the entrance of the Ukrainian Secret Services (SBU) building during a protest in Kyiv on June 23 against lawlessness in the country. (Photo by Sergei Supinsky/AFP)
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Activists from the Ukrainian women's movement FEMEN wear underwear and bras reading "SBU Bitches," as they block the entrance of the Ukrainian Secret Services (SBU) building during a protest in Kyiv on June 23 against lawlessness in the country. (Photo by Sergei Supinsky/AFP)

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev chow down at Ray's Hell Burger in Arlington, Virginia, on June 24, during Medvedev's visit to Washington. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev chow down at Ray's Hell Burger in Arlington, Virginia, on June 24, during Medvedev's visit to Washington. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP)

A police vehicle patrols along the promenade as a large wave breaks during high tide near the landmark Gateway of India monument in Mumbai on June 16. The monsoon, which covers most of agriculture-dependent India from June to September, has advanced halfway across the country and is expected to be robust in the current year following a crippling drought in 2009. (AFP)
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A police vehicle patrols along the promenade as a large wave breaks during high tide near the landmark Gateway of India monument in Mumbai on June 16. The monsoon, which covers most of agriculture-dependent India from June to September, has advanced halfway across the country and is expected to be robust in the current year following a crippling drought in 2009. (AFP)

A statue of Josef Stalin after it was dismantled in his hometown of Gori, Georgia, on June 25. Authorities removed the towering statue from the central square in the dead of the night, carting away the monument to Georgia's most famous native. The 6-meter-high bronze statue will be moved to the courtyard of a museum dedicated to Stalin and replaced on the main square by a monument to victims of Georgia's 2008 war with Russia. (Photo by Nino Chibchiuri/Reuters)
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A statue of Josef Stalin after it was dismantled in his hometown of Gori, Georgia, on June 25. Authorities removed the towering statue from the central square in the dead of the night, carting away the monument to Georgia's most famous native. The 6-meter-high bronze statue will be moved to the courtyard of a museum dedicated to Stalin and replaced on the main square by a monument to victims of Georgia's 2008 war with Russia. (Photo by Nino Chibchiuri/Reuters)

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