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Photos Of The Week -- June 25-July 1

Protest season continues, Putin's "patches," and the world's longest cross-sea bridges.

Demonstrators throw stones at police during a protest against austerity reforms in Athens on June 28. Photo by Dimitri Messinis for AP
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Demonstrators throw stones at police during a protest against austerity reforms in Athens on June 28.

Photo by Dimitri Messinis for AP

A detained protester in Belarus shows a victory sign as he sits in a police van. Dozens of people have been protesting the authoritarian regime of President Alyaksandr Lukashenka. Photo by Sergei Grits for AP
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A detained protester in Belarus shows a victory sign as he sits in a police van. Dozens of people have been protesting the authoritarian regime of President Alyaksandr Lukashenka.

Photo by Sergei Grits for AP

To mark the 90th anniversary of China's Communist Party, workers use irons to smooth out a Communist Party of China flag at a Beijing flag factory.Photo by David Gray for Reuters
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To mark the 90th anniversary of China's Communist Party, workers use irons to smooth out a Communist Party of China flag at a Beijing flag factory.

Photo by David Gray for Reuters

Two Iranian clerics stand close to a surface-to-surface missile, which is ready to be launched during a war game near the city of Qom. Photo by Rauf Mohseni for Reuters
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Two Iranian clerics stand close to a surface-to-surface missile, which is ready to be launched during a war game near the city of Qom.

Photo by Rauf Mohseni for Reuters

A boy searches for scrap metal under an oil tanker after it was attacked and set ablaze by a bomb explosion during the night on the outskirts of Nowshera, Pakistan. Photo by Fayaz Aziz for Reuters
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A boy searches for scrap metal under an oil tanker after it was attacked and set ablaze by a bomb explosion during the night on the outskirts of Nowshera, Pakistan.

Photo by Fayaz Aziz for Reuters

Sharif Ullah looks on as soldiers with the Canadian Army's 1st Battalion Royal 22nd Regiment search his compound during their final operation in the Panjwaii district of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Photo by David Goldman for AP
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Sharif Ullah looks on as soldiers with the Canadian Army's 1st Battalion Royal 22nd Regiment search his compound during their final operation in the Panjwaii district of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

Photo by David Goldman for AP

A man works on a vegetable patch in front of a poster with photos of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and a sign reading "Putin's patches" in the Arma gas factory in Moscow. Photo by Natalia Kolesnikova for AFP
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A man works on a vegetable patch in front of a poster with photos of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and a sign reading "Putin's patches" in the Arma gas factory in Moscow.

Photo by Natalia Kolesnikova for AFP

Protesters throw rocks and run away from tear gas in Tahrir Square in Cairo on June 28 in the biggest protests seen since the mass demonstrations that toppled former President Hosni Mubarak in February.Photo by Asmaa Waguih for Reuters
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Protesters throw rocks and run away from tear gas in Tahrir Square in Cairo on June 28 in the biggest protests seen since the mass demonstrations that toppled former President Hosni Mubarak in February.

Photo by Asmaa Waguih for Reuters

The Jiaozhou Bay Bridge in Qingdao, eastern China, opened on June 30. At 42 kilometers, it is the world's longest cross-sea bridge. Photo by Yan Runbo for AP
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The Jiaozhou Bay Bridge in Qingdao, eastern China, opened on June 30. At 42 kilometers, it is the world's longest cross-sea bridge.

Photo by Yan Runbo for AP

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