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Photos Of The Week #23

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond. For more photo galleries, see our Picture This archive.

Displaced Iraqis from the embattled city of Fallujah take shelter in a camp on the southern outskirts of the city in Amiriyiah al-Fallujah earlier this week. (AFP/Moadh al-Dulaimi)
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Displaced Iraqis from the embattled city of Fallujah take shelter in a camp on the southern outskirts of the city in Amiriyiah al-Fallujah earlier this week. (AFP/Moadh al-Dulaimi)

Afghan girls study the Koran at a madrasah during the month of Ramadan in Kandahar. (AFP/Jawed Tanveer)
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Afghan girls study the Koran at a madrasah during the month of Ramadan in Kandahar. (AFP/Jawed Tanveer)

A police officer tries to remove red paint from his helmet's visor after protesters threw balloons filled with colored paint during an antigovernment protest in Skopje, Macedonia. (AFP/Robert Atanasovski)
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A police officer tries to remove red paint from his helmet's visor after protesters threw balloons filled with colored paint during an antigovernment protest in Skopje, Macedonia. (AFP/Robert Atanasovski)

Schoolchildren stand beside North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he arrives to attend We Are The Happiest In The World, a performance of schoolchildren to celebrate the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean Children's Union in Pyongyang. (Reuters/KCNA)
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Schoolchildren stand beside North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he arrives to attend We Are The Happiest In The World, a performance of schoolchildren to celebrate the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean Children's Union in Pyongyang. (Reuters/KCNA)

Ten-year-old Mustafa, son of Afghan reporter and translator Zabihullah Tamanna, mourns for his father during a ceremony at a military hospital in Kabul. Tamanna, a 38-year-old father of three, was killed on June 5 alongside veteran American photojournalist David Gilkey in a Taliban ambush in southern Helmand Province. (Reuters/Omar Sobhani)
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Ten-year-old Mustafa, son of Afghan reporter and translator Zabihullah Tamanna, mourns for his father during a ceremony at a military hospital in Kabul. Tamanna, a 38-year-old father of three, was killed on June 5 alongside veteran American photojournalist David Gilkey in a Taliban ambush in southern Helmand Province. (Reuters/Omar Sobhani)

Iraqis check the scene of a car bombing in the mostly Shi'ite neighborhood of Baghdad Jadida in the Iraqi capital on June 9. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
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Iraqis check the scene of a car bombing in the mostly Shi'ite neighborhood of Baghdad Jadida in the Iraqi capital on June 9. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)

A child sits at the entrance of a building at the refugee camp of Schisto in Athens, Greece. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
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A child sits at the entrance of a building at the refugee camp of Schisto in Athens, Greece. (AFP/Aris Messinis)

Participants compete during Russia's Festival of Possibilities, an annual sports, fitness, and dancing event for people aged over 55, in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)
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Participants compete during Russia's Festival of Possibilities, an annual sports, fitness, and dancing event for people aged over 55, in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)

Municipal workers clean the damages caused by a deadly bomb attack in the Vezneciler district of Istanbul, Turkey. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
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Municipal workers clean the damages caused by a deadly bomb attack in the Vezneciler district of Istanbul, Turkey. (AFP/Ozan Kose)

A Kosovo teacher holds a class at a school in the village of Gjyryshec, some 90 kilometers east of Pristina. (epa/Aldrin Xhema)
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A Kosovo teacher holds a class at a school in the village of Gjyryshec, some 90 kilometers east of Pristina. (epa/Aldrin Xhema)

A zoo employee feeds a three-week-old Eurasian eagle owl at the Royev Ruchey zoo in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)
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A zoo employee feeds a three-week-old Eurasian eagle owl at the Royev Ruchey zoo in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)

A visitor examines a display at an exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Russian theatrical designer Leon Bakst's birth at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev)
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A visitor examines a display at an exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Russian theatrical designer Leon Bakst's birth at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev)

An Afghan man distributes food for the needy during the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in Ghazni Province on June 6. (AFP/Zakeria Hashimi)
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An Afghan man distributes food for the needy during the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in Ghazni Province on June 6. (AFP/Zakeria Hashimi)

Syrian men harvest wheat near the rebel-controlled town of Hamouria, on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus, on June 6. (AFP/Sameer Al-Doumy)
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Syrian men harvest wheat near the rebel-controlled town of Hamouria, on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus, on June 6. (AFP/Sameer Al-Doumy)

A man stands in his damaged house after recent shelling in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region. (epa/Sergey Vaganov)
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A man stands in his damaged house after recent shelling in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region. (epa/Sergey Vaganov)

A migrant looks on as he wears a blanket on him during the evacuation of the Jardin d'Eole camp, in Paris on June 6. (AFP/Geoffroy Van der Hasselt)
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A migrant looks on as he wears a blanket on him during the evacuation of the Jardin d'Eole camp, in Paris on June 6. (AFP/Geoffroy Van der Hasselt)

On a trip to Mongolia, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shoots a traditional bow and arrow in Ulan Bator. (AFP)
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On a trip to Mongolia, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shoots a traditional bow and arrow in Ulan Bator. (AFP)

A boy cleans a mosque ahead of the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan. (epa/Arshad Arbab)
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A boy cleans a mosque ahead of the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan. (epa/Arshad Arbab)

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