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Photos Of The Week June 4-10


A man walks on a water pipeline as he carries buckets of water in Karachi, Pakistan.Photo by Athar Hussain for Reuters
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A man walks on a water pipeline as he carries buckets of water in Karachi, Pakistan.

Photo by Athar Hussain for Reuters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacts as U.S. President Barack Obama raises a toast in her honor -- after realizing that he had forgotten to do so -- at a state dinner at the White House in Washington.Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais for AP
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacts as U.S. President Barack Obama raises a toast in her honor -- after realizing that he had forgotten to do so -- at a state dinner at the White House in Washington.

Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais for AP

An airplane treats a wheat crop with chemicals to kill destructive insects in the town of Mozdok in North Ossetia.Photo by Kazbek Basayev for Reuters
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An airplane treats a wheat crop with chemicals to kill destructive insects in the town of Mozdok in North Ossetia.

Photo by Kazbek Basayev for Reuters

Serbian President Boris Tadic (right) and his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, water a newly planted "friendship" tree in Belgrade.Photo by Andre Isakovic for AFP
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Serbian President Boris Tadic (right) and his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, water a newly planted "friendship" tree in Belgrade.

Photo by Andre Isakovic for AFP

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili welcomes U.S. actress Sharon Stone to the presidential palace in Tbilisi. Stone was in the capital to promote "5 Days Of August," a film about the 2008 war between Russia and Georgia.Photo by Irakli Gedenidze for AP
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Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili welcomes U.S. actress Sharon Stone to the presidential palace in Tbilisi. Stone was in the capital to promote "5 Days Of August," a film about the 2008 war between Russia and Georgia.

Photo by Irakli Gedenidze for AP

An Orthodox priest blesses the Russian Soyuz rocket that would carry a new crew to the International Space Station, as it awaits launch at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.Photo by Dmitry Lovetsky for AP
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An Orthodox priest blesses the Russian Soyuz rocket that would carry a new crew to the International Space Station, as it awaits launch at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Photo by Dmitry Lovetsky for AP

Sabyr Umurzakov, 27, who is Kyrgyz, and his new wife, Dilfuza Khashimova, 21, an ethnic Uzbek. The couple grew up within kilometers of each other in the area of Aravan outside Osh, which has the highest percentage of interethnic marriages in the region.Photo by Daisy Sindelar for RFE/RL
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Sabyr Umurzakov, 27, who is Kyrgyz, and his new wife, Dilfuza Khashimova, 21, an ethnic Uzbek. The couple grew up within kilometers of each other in the area of Aravan outside Osh, which has the highest percentage of interethnic marriages in the region.

Photo by Daisy Sindelar for RFE/RL

An elderly woman sells dill under a bridge to earn money in the Belarusian capital, Minsk. Belarus has asked the IMF for a loan of up to $8 billion to stabilize its plummeting economy, as it struggles to manage the country's most severe financial crisis since the Soviet collapse.Photo by Sergei Grits for AP
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An elderly woman sells dill under a bridge to earn money in the Belarusian capital, Minsk. Belarus has asked the IMF for a loan of up to $8 billion to stabilize its plummeting economy, as it struggles to manage the country's most severe financial crisis since the Soviet collapse.

Photo by Sergei Grits for AP

Visitors on camels tour Mingsha Mountain, or Singing Sand Mountain, during the traditional Chinese dragon boat festival in Dunhuang, in northwest China's Gansu Province.Photo by Zhang Weixian for AP
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Visitors on camels tour Mingsha Mountain, or Singing Sand Mountain, during the traditional Chinese dragon boat festival in Dunhuang, in northwest China's Gansu Province.

Photo by Zhang Weixian for AP

Smoke billows from the site of an explosion in an area where Libyan ruler Muammar Qaddafi has his residence in Tripoli. The complex has been consistently targeted by a NATO air campaign.Photo by AFP
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Smoke billows from the site of an explosion in an area where Libyan ruler Muammar Qaddafi has his residence in Tripoli. The complex has been consistently targeted by a NATO air campaign.

Photo by AFP

Armed guards stand inside the house of Yemeni tribal leader Sadeq al-Ahmar in Sanaa.Photo by Ammar Awad for Reuters
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Armed guards stand inside the house of Yemeni tribal leader Sadeq al-Ahmar in Sanaa.

Photo by Ammar Awad for Reuters

A little girl at Kindergarten No. 30 in central Osh, in southern Kyrgyzstan, who really knows how to strike a pose. She asked to have her picture taken several times.Photo by Daisy Sindelar for RFE/RL
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A little girl at Kindergarten No. 30 in central Osh, in southern Kyrgyzstan, who really knows how to strike a pose. She asked to have her picture taken several times.

Photo by Daisy Sindelar for RFE/RL

A dog walks on grain in a warehouse in the village of Konstantinovo, some 60 kilometers from the southern Russian city of Stavropol. Russia's decision to lift its grain export ban from July could put some downward pressure on market prices, but with an uncertain crop outlook in the United States and in major EU producers, international prices are expected to remain volatile.Photo by Eduard Korniyenko for Reuters
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A dog walks on grain in a warehouse in the village of Konstantinovo, some 60 kilometers from the southern Russian city of Stavropol. Russia's decision to lift its grain export ban from July could put some downward pressure on market prices, but with an uncertain crop outlook in the United States and in major EU producers, international prices are expected to remain volatile.

Photo by Eduard Korniyenko for Reuters

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