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Photos Of The Week: June 26-July 2


Nomads race on horseback during a cultural festival in Semirom, southern Iran. Photo by Mehr
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Nomads race on horseback during a cultural festival in Semirom, southern Iran.

Photo by Mehr

Kyrgyz nationals use a mobile ballot box to vote in a referendum on a new constitution in a neighborhood of Osh badly damaged by recent ethnic clashes. Photo by Andrey Stenin for STF
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Kyrgyz nationals use a mobile ballot box to vote in a referendum on a new constitution in a neighborhood of Osh badly damaged by recent ethnic clashes.

Photo by Andrey Stenin for STF

Women wait in line to receive humanitarian supplies distributed to victims of the mass unrest in southern Kyrgyzstan. Photo by Dmitry Aleshkovsky for ITAR-TASS
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Women wait in line to receive humanitarian supplies distributed to victims of the mass unrest in southern Kyrgyzstan.

Photo by Dmitry Aleshkovsky for ITAR-TASS

A Kosovo Serb holds up a cross during a ceremony at Gazimestan, near Pristina, on June 28. The ceremony marked the anniversary of the 1389 Battle of Kosovo, in which the Ottoman Empire defeated the Serbian army. Photo by Armend Nimani for AFP
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A Kosovo Serb holds up a cross during a ceremony at Gazimestan, near Pristina, on June 28. The ceremony marked the anniversary of the 1389 Battle of Kosovo, in which the Ottoman Empire defeated the Serbian army.

Photo by Armend Nimani for AFP

Bosnian muslim clerics gather to pray after climbing up a mountain during the Ajvatovica ceremony in Prusac on June 27. Tens of thousands of Muslims participate in the trek, the largest Muslim pilgrimage in Europe. Photo by Dado Ruvic for Reuters
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Bosnian muslim clerics gather to pray after climbing up a mountain during the Ajvatovica ceremony in Prusac on June 27. Tens of thousands of Muslims participate in the trek, the largest Muslim pilgrimage in Europe.

Photo by Dado Ruvic for Reuters

An honor guard is seen through the Ukrainian flag during a ceremony welcoming Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to Kyiv on June 30. Photo by Gleb Garanich for Reuters
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An honor guard is seen through the Ukrainian flag during a ceremony welcoming Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to Kyiv on June 30.

Photo by Gleb Garanich for Reuters

Afghan children search for plastic and scrap metal at a dump in Kabul. Thousands of homeless children in Afghanistan make a living by scavenging for items to sell or to burn to keep warm in winter. Photo by Marai Shah for AFP
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Afghan children search for plastic and scrap metal at a dump in Kabul. Thousands of homeless children in Afghanistan make a living by scavenging for items to sell or to burn to keep warm in winter.

Photo by Marai Shah for AFP

Soldiers from the Royal Gurkha Rifles regiment of the British Army encounter livestock while patrolling through a village in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. A total of 100 foreign soldiers fighting the Taliban have died in June, the deadliest month for NATO in nine years of conflict, according to AFP. Photo by Bay Ismoyo for AFP
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Soldiers from the Royal Gurkha Rifles regiment of the British Army encounter livestock while patrolling through a village in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. A total of 100 foreign soldiers fighting the Taliban have died in June, the deadliest month for NATO in nine years of conflict, according to AFP.

Photo by Bay Ismoyo for AFP

A Pakistani devotee comforts a man at the site of a double suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine in Lahore on July 2. At least 40 people were killed and more than 120 wounded at the shrine, the tomb of Sufi saint Data Gunj Bakhsh. Photo by Arif Ali for AFP
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A Pakistani devotee comforts a man at the site of a double suicide bombing at a Sufi shrine in Lahore on July 2. At least 40 people were killed and more than 120 wounded at the shrine, the tomb of Sufi saint Data Gunj Bakhsh.

Photo by Arif Ali for AFP

A military intelligence unit under the authority of Russia's Internal Affairs Ministry undergoes the final examination to join the elite Green Berets, under the gaze of President Dmitry Medvedev. Photo by Vladimir Vyatkin for RIA Novosti
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A military intelligence unit under the authority of Russia's Internal Affairs Ministry undergoes the final examination to join the elite Green Berets, under the gaze of President Dmitry Medvedev.

Photo by Vladimir Vyatkin for RIA Novosti

Indian pedestrians walk along the coast in Mumbai during the height of the monsoon. Photo by Punit Paranjpe for AFP
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Indian pedestrians walk along the coast in Mumbai during the height of the monsoon.

Photo by Punit Paranjpe for AFP

Arturo Vidal of Chile (left) and Kaka of Brazil battle for the ball during the Round of 16 at the football World Cup in South Africa. Brazil won 3-0, moving on to the quarterfinal. Photo by epa
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Arturo Vidal of Chile (left) and Kaka of Brazil battle for the ball during the Round of 16 at the football World Cup in South Africa. Brazil won 3-0, moving on to the quarterfinal.

Photo by epa

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