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Photos Of The Week July 2-8
July 09, 2011 08:54 GMT
Arrests in Minsk, graves in Bosnia, bulls in Pamplona, protests in Cairo, and celebrations in Minsk and Belgrade.
A Libyan rebel with a bicycle celebrates the liberation of Al-Qawalish, 100 kilometers southwest of Tripoli, after six hours of battle. In the background smoke rises from a power station that was shelled by retreating soldiers loyal to Muammar Qaddafi.
Photo by Gaia Anderson for The AP
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka (front, second from right), accompanied by his son Nikolai, watches a military parade during celebrations marking Independence Day in Minsk.
Photo by Nikolai Petrov for Reuters
Runners are trampled by a bull following the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, popularized by Ernest Hemingway in "The Sun Also Rises."
Photo by Eloy Alonso for Reuters
The Reverend David James (right) speaks with a demonstrator dressed in a Rupert Murdoch mask while holding puppets of British Prime Minister David Cameron and British Minister for Culture, Media and Sport Jeremy Hunt, during a protest against Murdoch's proposed takeover of BSkyB, in London.
Photo by Adrian Dennis for AFP
Adila Suljakovic cries at the grave of her son in the Memorial Center in Potocari, near Srebrenica. Tens of thousands of family members, foreign dignitaries, and guests are expected to attend a ceremony in Srebrenica on July 11 marking the 16th anniversary of the massacre, in which Bosnian Serb forces commanded by Ratko Mladic killed up to 8,000 Muslim men and boys.
Photo by Dado Ruvic for Reuters
Piles of shovels in preparation for the mass funeral for more than 600 victims of the Srebrenica slaughter, at the memorial cemetery at Potocari, near Srebrenica, 160 kilometers east of Sarajevo. A burial ceremony will be held on July 11 in Potocari on the 16th anniversary of the Srebrenica tragedy.
Photo by Amel Emric for The AP
Tennis player Novak Djokovic reacts as he lifts up the Wimbledon men's singles trophy in Belgrade. Djokovic received a rapturous welcome in Serbia following his triumph at Wimbledon and on his first day as the world's top-ranked tennis player.
Photo by Marko Drobnjakovic for The AP
The U.S. space shuttle "Atlantis" lifts off from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The 12-day mission to the International Space Station is the last in the shuttle program.
Photo by Gary Hershorn for Reuters
An Egyptian protester chants against the former regime in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Thousands of Egyptians gathered in the iconic square to demand faster reforms and the swifter prosecution of former officials from Hosni Mubarak's toppled government who face corruption and murder charges.
Photo by Mohamed Abd El-Ghany for Reuters
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