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Photos Of The Week -- July 14-20

Ramadan begins, fires in Azerbaijan and Montenegro, Medvedev in Minsk, and a Macedonian wedding.

Kosovar Muslims pray outside the grand mosque compound during the first Friday Prayers of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Pristina on July 20. (AFP/Armend Nimani)
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Kosovar Muslims pray outside the grand mosque compound during the first Friday Prayers of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Pristina on July 20. (AFP/Armend Nimani)

A man reads the Koran on a prayer mat at a mosque in Baghdad's northeastern suburb of Sadr City on July 16. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
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A man reads the Koran on a prayer mat at a mosque in Baghdad's northeastern suburb of Sadr City on July 16. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)

Recording a program in the studio of a new Egyptian TV channel, which is being managed and run exclusively by women who wear the full veil, on July 19. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
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Recording a program in the studio of a new Egyptian TV channel, which is being managed and run exclusively by women who wear the full veil, on July 19. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

Local residents meet for a drink at sunset in the industrial Russian city of Magnitogorsk in the southern Urals on July 16. (REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin)
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Local residents meet for a drink at sunset in the industrial Russian city of Magnitogorsk in the southern Urals on July 16. (REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin)

A homeless woman sleeps in an underpass in central Kyiv on July 18. (REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)
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A homeless woman sleeps in an underpass in central Kyiv on July 18. (REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)

A girl watches as a member of the Afghan security forces walks by near the town of Ahmad Khel in Paktiya Province on July 16. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)
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A girl watches as a member of the Afghan security forces walks by near the town of Ahmad Khel in Paktiya Province on July 16. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

Afghan girls practice martial arts at the Osho Institute in Herat on July 18. (EPA/Jalil Rezayee)
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Afghan girls practice martial arts at the Osho Institute in Herat on July 18. (EPA/Jalil Rezayee)

Macedonian bride-to-be Danica Torteska is led on horseback to her husband by her father-in-law and marriage witnesses during a wedding ceremony in the village of Galicnik on July 15. (REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski)
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Macedonian bride-to-be Danica Torteska is led on horseback to her husband by her father-in-law and marriage witnesses during a wedding ceremony in the village of Galicnik on July 15. (REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski)

Smoke rises from burning NATO supply trucks in Samangan Province on July 18. A bomb planted by the Taliban destroyed 22 NATO trucks carrying supplies to their forces in northern Afghanistan. (REUTERS)
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Smoke rises from burning NATO supply trucks in Samangan Province on July 18. A bomb planted by the Taliban destroyed 22 NATO trucks carrying supplies to their forces in northern Afghanistan. (REUTERS)

Relatives of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv mourn before his funeral procession in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood on July 18. (REUTERS/Baz Ratner)
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Relatives of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv mourn before his funeral procession in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood on July 18. (REUTERS/Baz Ratner)

An Afghan laborer grinds wheat at a traditional mill in the Nahr-e Shahi district of Balkh Province on July 16. (AFP PHOTO/Qais Usyan)
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An Afghan laborer grinds wheat at a traditional mill in the Nahr-e Shahi district of Balkh Province on July 16. (AFP PHOTO/Qais Usyan)

A Pakistani woman sorts out scraps of rice and lentils from a pile of waste near a supply warehouse at a wholesale market in Karachi on July 16. (REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro)
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A Pakistani woman sorts out scraps of rice and lentils from a pile of waste near a supply warehouse at a wholesale market in Karachi on July 16. (REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro)

A Montenegrin firefighter battles a wildfire on the outskirts of Podgorica on July 17. (REUTERS/Stevo Vasiljevic)
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A Montenegrin firefighter battles a wildfire on the outskirts of Podgorica on July 17. (REUTERS/Stevo Vasiljevic)

An Israeli survivor of a bomb attack at Burgas airport in Bulgaria is carried on a stretcher to an ambulance on July 19. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov)
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An Israeli survivor of a bomb attack at Burgas airport in Bulgaria is carried on a stretcher to an ambulance on July 19. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov)

Ukrainian policemen display their skills during training at an investigative isolation ward in Artyomovsk on July 19. (AFP/Alexander Khudoteply)
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Ukrainian policemen display their skills during training at an investigative isolation ward in Artyomovsk on July 19. (AFP/Alexander Khudoteply)

Belarusian workers sweep a red carpet in Minsk before the arrival of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on July 18. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)
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Belarusian workers sweep a red carpet in Minsk before the arrival of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on July 18. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)

A child plays on straw during the 7th Straw-Land Art Festival in Osijek, Croatia, on July 15. (REUTERS/Antonio Bronic)
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A child plays on straw during the 7th Straw-Land Art Festival in Osijek, Croatia, on July 15. (REUTERS/Antonio Bronic)

North Korean soldiers dance at an event in Pyongyang that was held to "offer their highest glory and congratulations" to Kim Jong Un upon his appointment as "marshal" of the country's army on July 18. (REUTERS)
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North Korean soldiers dance at an event in Pyongyang that was held to "offer their highest glory and congratulations" to Kim Jong Un upon his appointment as "marshal" of the country's army on July 18. (REUTERS)

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