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Photos Of The Week #29

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond for the 29th week of 2016. For more photo galleries, see our Picture This archive.

An boy jumps into the Cheshme-Ali pool located in the city of Shahre-Ray in central Iran, on July 22. (epa/Abedin Taherkenareh)
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An boy jumps into the Cheshme-Ali pool located in the city of Shahre-Ray in central Iran, on July 22. (epa/Abedin Taherkenareh)

Iraqi men cool themselves under a public shower at a street in central Baghdad. Media reported that the temperature rose to more than 50 degrees Celsius in Baghdad and southern Iraq, which led to the Iraqi government announcing a two-day public holiday due to the heatwave. (epa/Ali Abbas)
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Iraqi men cool themselves under a public shower at a street in central Baghdad. Media reported that the temperature rose to more than 50 degrees Celsius in Baghdad and southern Iraq, which led to the Iraqi government announcing a two-day public holiday due to the heatwave. (epa/Ali Abbas)

Villagers standing on the slopes near the crater of Mount Bromo try to catch money thrown in by worshippers as smoke and ash rise from the volcan. During the Kasada ceremony, worshippers throw offerings, livestock, and other crops into the volcanic crater in Probolinggo, Indonesia. (Reuters/Beawiharta)
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Villagers standing on the slopes near the crater of Mount Bromo try to catch money thrown in by worshippers as smoke and ash rise from the volcan. During the Kasada ceremony, worshippers throw offerings, livestock, and other crops into the volcanic crater in Probolinggo, Indonesia. (Reuters/Beawiharta)

Spectators attend horse races at the Central Hippodrome in Kyiv, Ukraine. (epa/Roman Pilipey)
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Spectators attend horse races at the Central Hippodrome in Kyiv, Ukraine. (epa/Roman Pilipey)

Pro-Russian armed rebels walk near stuffed animals and candles left at the site of the MH17 flight crash in Ukraine's Donetsk region. (AFP/Aleksey Filippov)
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Pro-Russian armed rebels walk near stuffed animals and candles left at the site of the MH17 flight crash in Ukraine's Donetsk region. (AFP/Aleksey Filippov)

A tricycle makes its way along a flooded street in Beijing, which was hit with heavy rains this week. (AFP)
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A tricycle makes its way along a flooded street in Beijing, which was hit with heavy rains this week. (AFP)

Workers collect the rubble of damaged buildings for recycling and reuse during reconstruction under the supervision of the UN Development Program in the Syrian city of Homs. (Reuters/Omar Sanadiki)
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Workers collect the rubble of damaged buildings for recycling and reuse during reconstruction under the supervision of the UN Development Program in the Syrian city of Homs. (Reuters/Omar Sanadiki)

Young supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gather during a pro-government demonstration in Istanbul on July 19. (Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis)
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Young supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gather during a pro-government demonstration in Istanbul on July 19. (Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis)

A prisoner and a kitten look out from a cell in Lukyanivska prison in Kyiv during a press tour organized by the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice. (AFP)
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A prisoner and a kitten look out from a cell in Lukyanivska prison in Kyiv during a press tour organized by the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice. (AFP)

A pack of Tour de France riders cycles on the 209-kilometer Stage 16 from Moirans-en-Montagne, France, to Bern, Switzerland. (Reuters/Jean-Paul Pelissier)
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A pack of Tour de France riders cycles on the 209-kilometer Stage 16 from Moirans-en-Montagne, France, to Bern, Switzerland. (Reuters/Jean-Paul Pelissier)

A protester with the activist group Code Pink shouts as a delegate tries to pull her banner away during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. She was attempting to unfurl a banner that said, "Yes We Can End War." (AFP/Dominick Reuter)
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A protester with the activist group Code Pink shouts as a delegate tries to pull her banner away during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. She was attempting to unfurl a banner that said, "Yes We Can End War." (AFP/Dominick Reuter)

Black ribbons are attached to the statues on the Nike memorial, where a minute of silence took place in tribute to the 84 victims of the Nice truck attack, in Nice, France, on July 18. (epa/Olivier Anrigo)
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Black ribbons are attached to the statues on the Nike memorial, where a minute of silence took place in tribute to the 84 victims of the Nice truck attack, in Nice, France, on July 18. (epa/Olivier Anrigo)

Turkish flags hang on the facade of the damaged building of police headquarters in Ankara, Turkey, following the failed coup attempt last weekend. (Reuters/Osman Orsal)
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Turkish flags hang on the facade of the damaged building of police headquarters in Ankara, Turkey, following the failed coup attempt last weekend. (Reuters/Osman Orsal)

Palestinian mother Bilal Abu Zaid inspects what is left of her home after it was reportedly demolished by Israeli troops in the West Bank village of Qabatya, near Jenin. (epa/Alaa Badarneh)
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Palestinian mother Bilal Abu Zaid inspects what is left of her home after it was reportedly demolished by Israeli troops in the West Bank village of Qabatya, near Jenin. (epa/Alaa Badarneh)

A man enjoys the beach on a tiny island in Sidon, southern Lebanon. (Reuters/Ali Hashisho)
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A man enjoys the beach on a tiny island in Sidon, southern Lebanon. (Reuters/Ali Hashisho)

People watch the flooded Jinsha River at a sightseeing platform  in Diqing, Yunnan Province, China. (Reuters)
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People watch the flooded Jinsha River at a sightseeing platform  in Diqing, Yunnan Province, China. (Reuters)

Players from the Serbian national team celebrate after winning first place at the FIVB Volleyball World League 2016 Final Six tournament in Krakow, Poland, on July 17. (epa/Stanislaw Rozpedik)
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Players from the Serbian national team celebrate after winning first place at the FIVB Volleyball World League 2016 Final Six tournament in Krakow, Poland, on July 17. (epa/Stanislaw Rozpedik)

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