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Photos Of The Week - July 10-16


A Bosnian woman touches memorial stones at the Potocari memorial cemetery near Srebrenica on July 9. Bosnians on July 11 marked 15 years since the darkest episode of the bloody breakup of Yugoslavia, the Srebrenica massacre of nearly 8,000 Muslims by Serbs. Photo by Dimitar Dilkoff for AFP
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A Bosnian woman touches memorial stones at the Potocari memorial cemetery near Srebrenica on July 9. Bosnians on July 11 marked 15 years since the darkest episode of the bloody breakup of Yugoslavia, the Srebrenica massacre of nearly 8,000 Muslims by Serbs.

Photo by Dimitar Dilkoff for AFP

An Albanian worker tends to a monument of former U.S. President George W. Bush at a foundry near Tirana on July 12. The bronze statue will be placed in the city of Fushe-Kruje, as Bush visited the city during his stay in Albania in June 2007. Photo by Arben Celi for Reuters
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An Albanian worker tends to a monument of former U.S. President George W. Bush at a foundry near Tirana on July 12. The bronze statue will be placed in the city of Fushe-Kruje, as Bush visited the city during his stay in Albania in June 2007.

Photo by Arben Celi for Reuters

 An octopus named Paul swims past a copy of the FIFA Football World Cup trophy in his aquarium in Oberhausen, Germany, on July 12, a day after Spain won the competition. The eight-legged oracle has become a World Cup sensation by correctly forecasting all seven Germany games in South Africa. Photo by Roland Weihrauch for AFP
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An octopus named Paul swims past a copy of the FIFA Football World Cup trophy in his aquarium in Oberhausen, Germany, on July 12, a day after Spain won the competition. The eight-legged oracle has become a World Cup sensation by correctly forecasting all seven Germany games in South Africa.

Photo by Roland Weihrauch for AFP

The feet of an Afghan man who works at a brick-making factory in Kabul on July 13. Laborers, most of whom work barefoot and without gloves, earn from $3 to $8 a day depending on their working hours and the number of bricks they make.Photo by Ahmad Masood for Reuters
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The feet of an Afghan man who works at a brick-making factory in Kabul on July 13. Laborers, most of whom work barefoot and without gloves, earn from $3 to $8 a day depending on their working hours and the number of bricks they make.

Photo by Ahmad Masood for Reuters

People cross into Pakistan from Afghanistan at the border post in Chaman, Pakistan, on July 13. Ethnic Pashtun tribesmen who live on either side of the border are allowed to cross it without passports, though they do they carry special identity permits. Photo by Matiullah Achakzai for epa
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People cross into Pakistan from Afghanistan at the border post in Chaman, Pakistan, on July 13. Ethnic Pashtun tribesmen who live on either side of the border are allowed to cross it without passports, though they do they carry special identity permits.

Photo by Matiullah Achakzai for epa

A boy jumps into the Tigris River for a swim on a warm summer day in Baghdad on July 14. Photo by Thaier al-Sudani for Reuters
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A boy jumps into the Tigris River for a swim on a warm summer day in Baghdad on July 14.

Photo by Thaier al-Sudani for Reuters

French "Rafale" jets fly over Paris during the Bastille Day annual military parade on July 14. Photo by Boris Horvat for AFP
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French "Rafale" jets fly over Paris during the Bastille Day annual military parade on July 14.

Photo by Boris Horvat for AFP

Recruits' family members watch them at the draft station in Minsk on July 14 before they're transported to their army units. The Belarusian Army drafted 9,000 young men during this call-up, a twice-yearly event. Photo by Viktor Drachev for AFP
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Recruits' family members watch them at the draft station in Minsk on July 14 before they're transported to their army units. The Belarusian Army drafted 9,000 young men during this call-up, a twice-yearly event.

Photo by Viktor Drachev for AFP

A bloodied victim is tended to outside the Jameh Mosque in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan on July 15. Two suicide bombings at a Shi'ite mosque in heavily Sunni southeast Iran killed more than 20 people, including worshippers and members of the Revolutionary Guards.Photo by Amir Rasheki for AFP
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A bloodied victim is tended to outside the Jameh Mosque in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan on July 15. Two suicide bombings at a Shi'ite mosque in heavily Sunni southeast Iran killed more than 20 people, including worshippers and members of the Revolutionary Guards.

Photo by Amir Rasheki for AFP

An Afghan family rides a bicycle on a road in Kabul on July 15. Photo by Ahmad Masood for Reuters
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An Afghan family rides a bicycle on a road in Kabul on July 15.

Photo by Ahmad Masood for Reuters

A woman cools down in a waterfall of a fountain as temperatures reached 31 degrees Celsius in Minsk on July 15. Photo by Vladimir Nikolsky for Reuters
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A woman cools down in a waterfall of a fountain as temperatures reached 31 degrees Celsius in Minsk on July 15.

Photo by Vladimir Nikolsky for Reuters

Members of the Iranian military perform the weekly Friday Prayers at Tehran University in the Iranian capital on July 16. Photo by Atta Kenare for AFP
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Members of the Iranian military perform the weekly Friday Prayers at Tehran University in the Iranian capital on July 16.

Photo by Atta Kenare for AFP

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