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Saturday, 11 June 2016
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
A plane takes off from Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport as
Julia Hurley of Washington relaxes on a picnic table at Gravelly Point
Park in Arlington, Va., Wednesday, June 8, 2016, after bicycling to Mt.
Vernon and back.
An image of Muhammad Ali is posted to a makeshift memorial at the
Muhammad Ali Center Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. Ali, the
magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible
personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died
according to a statement released by his family on Friday, June 3, 2016.
He was 74.
From left, Joanne Steury, Margerie Steury and Rosa Graber stand in
Pacific Ocean waters for the first time during a family trip from their
Amish community in Michigan, to Coronado, Calif., on Thursday, June 9,
Cattle are herded through floodwaters toward higher ground, Saturday,
June 4, 2016, near Chenango, Texas. Parts of Texas have been inundated
with rain a week earlier, and more than half of the state has been under
flood watches or warnings.
A Red Cross worker helps a migrant walk down the stairs of the Norwegian
tanker Clipper Hebe that rescued him while arriving at the port of
Augusta, on the island of Sicily, Italy, Saturday, June 4, 2016. The
tanker, carrying hundreds of migrants who survived a shipwreck, arrived
at the Italian port with the body of a migrant who drowned in the
sinking of a smuggling boat in the southern Mediterranean Sea. The route
from North Africa to southern Europe has claimed the lives of over
1,000 migrants in the last two weeks.
A firefighter walks past flames at the Douglas County landfill in Roseburg, Ore. on Saturday, June 4, 2016.
A supporter of PHTK presidential candidate Jovenel Moise pours beer into
a skeleton representing interim President Jocelerme Privert in a mock
coffin, during a voodoo ceremony before the start of a protest march
demanding his resignation in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, June 7,
2016. The electoral council of Haiti has decided to re-do a presidential
election that a special commission determined was marred by fraud.
Exiled Tibetan Buddhist nuns read a religious text as they use
headphones to listen to their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, during a
religious talk at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala, India, Thursday,
June 9, 2016.
People walk on Pnyx hill in front the ancient Acropolis hill and the
ruins of the fifth century B.C. Parthenon temple in Athens on Tuesday,
June 7, 2016. Beginning as early as 507 BC, the Athenians gathered on
the Pnyx to host their popular assemblies, thus making the hill one of
the earliest and most important sites in the creation of democracy.
An aquarist at the S.E.A. (South East Asia Aquarium of Resorts World
Sentosa) demonstrates the target method of feeding Japanese Sea Nettles,
a type of jellyfish, Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in Singapore. This is part
of efforts by the aquarium to educate visitors on the threats facing the
oceans and the importance of protecting them as part of their 10-day
celebration of World Ocean Day which falls on June 8.
Tens of thousands attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong
Kong, Saturday, June 4, 2016, to commemorate victims of the 1989
military crackdown in Beijing. China's bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen
Square pro-democracy protests was a pivotal moment in the country's
political development. Despite the Communist Party's efforts to erase
memories of the event, every year its anniversary triggers heightened
security and surveillance on the mainland, along with furtive
commemorations by a handful of activists.
A Muslim woman reads the Quran following noon prayers on the first day
of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta,
Indonesia, Monday, June 6, 2016. During Ramadan, the holiest month on
Islamic calendar, Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex
from dawn to dusk.
Christians pray at Jesus' tomb as a team of experts begins renovation of
the structure in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's old
city, Monday, June 6, 2016. The renovation required longstanding
religious rivalries to be put aside to carry out the first repairs at
the site in over 200 years.
Protesters on a motorcycle hold a placard using the acronym of the
national electoral commission as they drive ahead of others on foot
calling for the disbandment of the commission over allegations of bias
and corruption, in downtown Nairobi, Kenya on Monday, June 6, 2016.
A soldier with Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces peers from the gun
turret of a Humvee on the front line in Fallujah, Iraq, Sunday, June 5,
2016. Iraqi forces are pushing their way into the city to retake it from
Islamic State militants.