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Photos Of The Week -- July 9-15
July 16, 2011 10:23 GMT
Taking naps, riding motorcycles, fleeing fighting, being detained, remembering the dead.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta places a "challenge coin" in the palm of a U.S. soldier during a ceremony where he presented more than 150 such coins to troops at Camp Victory in Baghdad.
Photo by Paul J. Richards for Reuters
A rebel fighter runs during a shootout with forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi on the outskirts of Al-Briqa, near the eastern town of Ajdabiyah.
Photo by Esam Al-Fetori for Reuters
French Deputy Alain Dupont-Aignan protests by using a French flag as a gag during a speech of Prime Minister Francois Fillon on the French intervention in Libya at the National Assembly in Paris.
Photo by Jacques Brinon for The AP
Thousands gathered in the Potocari Memorial Cemetery near Sarajevo for the mass burial of 613 recently identified bodies, marking the 16th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre.
Photo by Amel Emric for The AP
A man, displaced by heavy floods for almost a year, sleeps with his face covered with a net to avoid insects while taking refuge in a camp for flood victims in Pakistan's Sindh Province.
Photo by Akhtar Soomro for Reuters
A demonstrator is unceremoniously hauled away from antigovernment protests in Minsk.
Photo by RFE/RL
Three bombs rocked crowded districts of Mumbai, killing at least 20 people in the biggest militant attack on India's financial capital since 2008 assaults blamed on Pakistan-based militants.
Photo by Danish Siddiqui for Reuters
A man takes a nap on a motorbike outside a post office in Karachi.
Photo by Athar Hussain for Reuters
An Afghan family rides on a motorcycle in front of a British armored vehicle at a joint checkpoint with Afghan National Police outside the town of Lashkar Gah in Helmand Province.
Photo by Shamil Zhumatov for Reuters
A Palestinian sits in a mock prison cell as he plays the role of missing Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit to mark the fifth anniversary of his capture by Palestinian militants, underneath pictures representing Gilad Schalit (right) and Ron Arad (left), an Israeli airman who disappeared shortly after his plane crashed in Lebanon in 1986.
Photo by Hatem Moussa for The AP
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