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Photos Of The Week #25

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

Pakistani Muslims offer first Friday Prayers during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at the Grand Faisal Mosque in Islamabad. (AFP/Aamir Qureshi)
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Pakistani Muslims offer first Friday Prayers during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at the Grand Faisal Mosque in Islamabad. (AFP/Aamir Qureshi)

Ash from the Mt. Sinabung volcano fills the sky over an abandoned church during another eruption in Karo, in Indonesia's North Sumatra Province. (AFP/Sutanta Aditya)
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Ash from the Mt. Sinabung volcano fills the sky over an abandoned church during another eruption in Karo, in Indonesia's North Sumatra Province. (AFP/Sutanta Aditya)

A man distributes samosas, a traditional delicacy consumed during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, to men before breaking their fast in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (Reuters/Faisal Mahmood)
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A man distributes samosas, a traditional delicacy consumed during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, to men before breaking their fast in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (Reuters/Faisal Mahmood)

A Indian girl at a marketplace in Delhi stands with her body covered in a special clay that is believed to heal skin irritation. (Reuters/Anindito Mukherjee)
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A Indian girl at a marketplace in Delhi stands with her body covered in a special clay that is believed to heal skin irritation. (Reuters/Anindito Mukherjee)

Migrants wait for a train to Serbia on the track near a train station in Demi Kapija,  Macedonia, on June 18. (epa/Nake Batev)
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Migrants wait for a train to Serbia on the track near a train station in Demi Kapija,  Macedonia, on June 18. (epa/Nake Batev)

Reenactor Frank Samson, who plays Napoleon, visits the French troops' bivouac camp during bicentennial celebrations for the Battle of Waterloo, in Waterloo, Belgium, on June 19. (Reuters/Yves Herman)
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Reenactor Frank Samson, who plays Napoleon, visits the French troops' bivouac camp during bicentennial celebrations for the Battle of Waterloo, in Waterloo, Belgium, on June 19. (Reuters/Yves Herman)

Yemenis walk past the wreckage of a car at the scene of a car bomb a day after it targeted a mosque in Sana'a, on June 18. (epa/Yahya Arhab)
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Yemenis walk past the wreckage of a car at the scene of a car bomb a day after it targeted a mosque in Sana'a, on June 18. (epa/Yahya Arhab)

An Afghan girl stands on a road after crossing the Hungarian-Serbian border illegally near the village of Asotthalom. (Reuters/​Bernadett Szabo)
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An Afghan girl stands on a road after crossing the Hungarian-Serbian border illegally near the village of Asotthalom. (Reuters/​Bernadett Szabo)

Boys wash the premises of a mosque one day before the holy fasting month of Ramadan begins in Peshawar, Pakistan, on June 17. (epa/Bilawal Arbab)
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Boys wash the premises of a mosque one day before the holy fasting month of Ramadan begins in Peshawar, Pakistan, on June 17. (epa/Bilawal Arbab)

Free Syrian Army fighters fire rockets towards government forces in the northern countryside of Quneitra. (Reuters/Alaa Al-Faqir)
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Free Syrian Army fighters fire rockets towards government forces in the northern countryside of Quneitra. (Reuters/Alaa Al-Faqir)

A Fouga Magister CM170 performs during the International Paris Airshow at Le Bourget on June 17. (AFP/Miguel Medina)
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A Fouga Magister CM170 performs during the International Paris Airshow at Le Bourget on June 17. (AFP/Miguel Medina)

Syrian children wait at the Akcakale crossing gate between Turkey and Syria in Sanliurfa Province. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
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Syrian children wait at the Akcakale crossing gate between Turkey and Syria in Sanliurfa Province. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)

An Afghan farmer herds his cows in the old city of Bamiyan. (AFP/Shah Marai)
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An Afghan farmer herds his cows in the old city of Bamiyan. (AFP/Shah Marai)

Migrants from Syria walk in Macedonia near the Greek border. (Reuters/Ognen Teofilovski)
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Migrants from Syria walk in Macedonia near the Greek border. (Reuters/Ognen Teofilovski)

Youths prepare cookies at a small traditional factory ahead of the holy month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)
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Youths prepare cookies at a small traditional factory ahead of the holy month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)

A Russian serviceman walks past a Buk-1M missile system at the Army-2015 international military forum in Kubinka, outside Moscow. (Reuters/Maksim Shemetov)
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A Russian serviceman walks past a Buk-1M missile system at the Army-2015 international military forum in Kubinka, outside Moscow. (Reuters/Maksim Shemetov)

Volunteers clean debris around a buried emergency car in Tbilisi. (Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili)
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Volunteers clean debris around a buried emergency car in Tbilisi. (Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili)

Russian soldiers take part in a training during the Army-2015 international military forum in Kubinka, outside Moscow, on June 16. (AFP/Vasily Maksimov)
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Russian soldiers take part in a training during the Army-2015 international military forum in Kubinka, outside Moscow, on June 16. (AFP/Vasily Maksimov)

Greek Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis (left) listens to the prime minister addressing lawmakers and ministers at the Greek parliament in Athens on June 16. (AFP/Louisa Gouliamaki)
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Greek Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis (left) listens to the prime minister addressing lawmakers and ministers at the Greek parliament in Athens on June 16. (AFP/Louisa Gouliamaki)

Night Wolves motorcycle club leader Aleksandr Zaldostanov gestures as he attends the Army-2015 International Military-Technical Forum in Kubinka, outside Moscow, on June 16. (TASS/Mikhail Pochuyev)
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Night Wolves motorcycle club leader Aleksandr Zaldostanov gestures as he attends the Army-2015 International Military-Technical Forum in Kubinka, outside Moscow, on June 16. (TASS/Mikhail Pochuyev)

A boy jumps into the Yenisei River from a foot bridge in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)
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A boy jumps into the Yenisei River from a foot bridge in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)

Workers walk at one of the venues of a yoga camp ahead of World Yoga Day in Ahmedabad, India, on June 15. (Reuters/Amit Dave)
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Workers walk at one of the venues of a yoga camp ahead of World Yoga Day in Ahmedabad, India, on June 15. (Reuters/Amit Dave)

Pakistani camouflaged police commandos take part in antiterrorism training during the graduation ceremony of the Special Security Unit in Karachi. (AFP/Rizwan Tabassum)
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Pakistani camouflaged police commandos take part in antiterrorism training during the graduation ceremony of the Special Security Unit in Karachi. (AFP/Rizwan Tabassum)

A man leads a horse in the waters of the Caspian Sea off the coast of Baku, Azerbaijan. (AFP/Tofik Babayev)
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A man leads a horse in the waters of the Caspian Sea off the coast of Baku, Azerbaijan. (AFP/Tofik Babayev)

A woman sweeps a street in front of fashion boutiques in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Reuters/Stoyan Nenov)
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A woman sweeps a street in front of fashion boutiques in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Reuters/Stoyan Nenov)

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