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Photos Of The Week #26

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond for the 26th week of 2016. For more photo galleries, see our Picture This archive.

People take part in the funeral ceremony for opera singer Vasyl Slipak, who died fighting Russia-backed forces in eastern Ukraine, in St. Paul and Peter Cathedral in the western city of Lviv on July 1. (AFP/Yuriy Dyachyshyn)
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People take part in the funeral ceremony for opera singer Vasyl Slipak, who died fighting Russia-backed forces in eastern Ukraine, in St. Paul and Peter Cathedral in the western city of Lviv on July 1. (AFP/Yuriy Dyachyshyn)

The mother of a 13-year-old Israeli girl who was fatally stabbed by a Palestinian attacker in her home mourns during her funeral in the Kiryat Arba settlement outside the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Hebron on June 30. (AFP/Gil Cohen-Magen)
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The mother of a 13-year-old Israeli girl who was fatally stabbed by a Palestinian attacker in her home mourns during her funeral in the Kiryat Arba settlement outside the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Hebron on June 30. (AFP/Gil Cohen-Magen)

A man is detained following a scuffle between pro- and anti-Russian protesters as they await the arrival of members of the Russian Night Wolves motorcycle group in Sofia on July 1. (Reuters/Stoyan Nenov)
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A man is detained following a scuffle between pro- and anti-Russian protesters as they await the arrival of members of the Russian Night Wolves motorcycle group in Sofia on July 1. (Reuters/Stoyan Nenov)

An Indian worker dries seviiyan (thin vermicelli), which is used for the preparation of the traditional sweet dish sheerkhurma by the Muslim community during the holy month of Ramadan, at a factory in Agartala. (AFP/Arindam Dey)
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An Indian worker dries seviiyan (thin vermicelli), which is used for the preparation of the traditional sweet dish sheerkhurma by the Muslim community during the holy month of Ramadan, at a factory in Agartala. (AFP/Arindam Dey)

A protester throws a stick at police amid tear gas during a protest against the Indian government in downtown area of Srinagar, Kashmir, on July 1. (epa/Farooq Khan)
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A protester throws a stick at police amid tear gas during a protest against the Indian government in downtown area of Srinagar, Kashmir, on July 1. (epa/Farooq Khan)

People carry the coffin of Mohammad Eymen Demirci in Istanbul during his funeral, a day after he and 40 others were killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack targeting Istanbul's Ataturk airport. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
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People carry the coffin of Mohammad Eymen Demirci in Istanbul during his funeral, a day after he and 40 others were killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack targeting Istanbul's Ataturk airport. (AFP/Ozan Kose)

A grey-headed woodpecker chick perches on a girl's head near the village of Vasilyevskoye, some 90 kilometers west of Moscow. (AFP/Sergei Gapon)
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A grey-headed woodpecker chick perches on a girl's head near the village of Vasilyevskoye, some 90 kilometers west of Moscow. (AFP/Sergei Gapon)

A woman waits to break her fast with a dinner distributed for free during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Pristina. (AFP/Armend Nimani)
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A woman waits to break her fast with a dinner distributed for free during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Pristina. (AFP/Armend Nimani)

Pakistani stockbrokers rest during a trading session at the Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi. (AFP/Rizwan Tabassum)
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Pakistani stockbrokers rest during a trading session at the Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi. (AFP/Rizwan Tabassum)

Women displaced by violence by Islamic State militants arrive at a military base in Ramadi, Iraq. (Reuters)
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Women displaced by violence by Islamic State militants arrive at a military base in Ramadi, Iraq. (Reuters)

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker playfully welcomes Nigel Farage, the leader of the U.K. Independence Party, prior to a plenary session at the European Parliament on the outcome of the "Brexit" vote, in Brussels. (Reuters/Eric Vidal)
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker playfully welcomes Nigel Farage, the leader of the U.K. Independence Party, prior to a plenary session at the European Parliament on the outcome of the "Brexit" vote, in Brussels. (Reuters/Eric Vidal)

A Shi'ite Muslim man receives a spray of cold water to avoid the heat during the Shi'ite Youm Ali procession in Karachi, Pakistan. (Reuters/Akhtar Soomro)
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A Shi'ite Muslim man receives a spray of cold water to avoid the heat during the Shi'ite Youm Ali procession in Karachi, Pakistan. (Reuters/Akhtar Soomro)

An Iranian woman holds her mobile phone as she prays at the Imam Khomeini grand mosque in the capital, Tehran. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
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An Iranian woman holds her mobile phone as she prays at the Imam Khomeini grand mosque in the capital, Tehran. (AFP/Atta Kenare)

A Ukrainian government soldier fires a heavy machine gun during a battle with pro-Russia separatists at Avdiyivka in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region. (AFP/Anatolii Stepanov)
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A Ukrainian government soldier fires a heavy machine gun during a battle with pro-Russia separatists at Avdiyivka in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region. (AFP/Anatolii Stepanov)

A journalist stands in tear gas as demonstrators staged a rally in support of the LGBT community on Istiklal Avenue in Istanbul. Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters who defied a ban on the city's gay-pride parade. Authorities in Turkey's biggest city had banned the parade earlier this month, citing security reasons. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
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A journalist stands in tear gas as demonstrators staged a rally in support of the LGBT community on Istiklal Avenue in Istanbul. Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters who defied a ban on the city's gay-pride parade. Authorities in Turkey's biggest city had banned the parade earlier this month, citing security reasons. (AFP/Ozan Kose)

Afghan soldiers fire artillery shells during clashes with Islamic State militants in the Kot district of Nangarhar Province. (epa/Ghulamullah Habibi)
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Afghan soldiers fire artillery shells during clashes with Islamic State militants in the Kot district of Nangarhar Province. (epa/Ghulamullah Habibi)

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