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Saturday, 28 May 2016
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy watches a bonfire during the Lag Ba'Omer
celebration in Jerusalem on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The holiday marks
the end of a plague said to have decimated Jews during the Roman times.
A participant looks at his cell phone as he takes a break in a plastic
ball swimming pool at the C2MTL business conference in Montreal on
Wednesday, May 25, 2016.
Protesters run from tear gas fired by Iraqi security forces to disperse
the crowd in central Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, May 26, 2016. Thousands,
including followers of influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, took
to the streets to call for a reform to a political system widely seen as
corrupt and ineffectual.
Revellers burn flares as they take part in the Patum in the Catalan
village of Berga, Spain on Friday, May 27, 2016. The festival's origin
can be traced to medieval festivities during Corpus Christi. It consists
of a series of dances by townspeople dressed as mystical and symbolical
figures accompanied by the rhythm of a drum. One of the protagonist of
La Patum is the fire, and the climax of the festival is the Salt de
Plens (Fire Demons), who set the square on fire with hundreds of
firecrackers burning at the same time.
People through a heavy rain in Cusco, Peru on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.
The historic city was the capital of the Inca Empire from the 13th into
the 16th century when the Spanish arrived.
People jump off a boat moments before it overturns off the Libyan coast,
Wednesday, May 25, 2016. On Friday, the Italian navy says it has saved
135 migrants and recovered 45 bodies.
Women and children separate grain from soil after the driver of a truck
lost control, spilling the vehicle's contents in the forest in Machinga,
about 200 kilometers (120 miles) northeast of Blantyre, Malawi on
Tuesday, May 24, 2016. About 2.8 million Malawians - nearly 20 percent
of the population - face food insecurity, making the country one of the
worst affected in Southern Africa.
A police officer wears a gas mask as he stands in from of a milk
dispenser at a kiosk, during running battles between police firing tear
gas and protesters throwing rocks, in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya
on Monday, May 23, 2016. Kenyan police have shot, beat and tear gassed
opposition demonstrators across the country who tried to gather to call
for the electoral commission to be dissolved due to allegations of bias
Britain's Queen Elizabeth is seen through a floral exhibit by the New
Covent Garden Flower Market at the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show in central
London, Monday, May 23, 2016.
Parishioners rest during a pause for prayer in a procession marking the
feast of Corpus Christi in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, May 26,
2016. The holiday celebrates the belief in the Holy Eucharist, which for
Christians represents the body and blood of Jesus Christ.
People in boats participate in the Corpus Christi procession at lake
Staffelsee in Seehausen near Murnau, southern Germany, Thursday, May 26,
A fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the
umbrella of the Popular Mobilization Forces, loads his weapon as Iraqi
security forces, allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni
tribal fighters take combat positions outside Fallujah, 40 miles (65
kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, May 23, 2016. Iraqi
government forces on Monday pushed Islamic State militants out of some
agricultural areas outside Fallujah as they launched a military
offensive to recapture the city from the extremists, officials said.
A man casts his fishing pole from a rocky area along the coastline in Beirut, Lebanon on Thursday, May 26, 2016.
Residents carry belongings they salvaged from their damaged houses in
parts of the historic district of the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir,
southeastern Turkey, Sunday, May 22, 2016. Turkish authorities have
lifted a long-standing curfew from parts of the historic district famed
for its ancient city walls listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site,
following security operations to flush out fighters linked to a Kurdish
armed movement that have been underway in parts of the city since
A woman sunbathes as Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany drives
past during the second free practice at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco,
Thursday, May 26 2016. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday.
The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flight demonstration team performs a flyover
during the graduation and commissioning ceremony at the U.S. Naval
Academy in Annapolis, Md., Friday, May 27, 2016.
A couple kisses in One World Observatory in New York on Tuesday, May 24,
2016. Behind them are the Empire State building, left, and the
apartment building known as 432 Park Ave. It's been a year since the
observatory at One World Trade Center opened to the public.