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The week in photos: Eye eye

A beady eye, an eye for glory and averting one’s gaze… this is the week that was, in photos.

THIS IS THE week that was, in photos:

The week in photos: Eye eye
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  • All-seeing

    Nepal's living goddess locally known as Kumari, Samita Bajracharya, watches the last day of Rato Machhendranath chariot festival in Patan, outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal. (AP Photo/Binod Joshi)
  • Catching the eye

    Queen Elizabeth II arrives to meet Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson (centre) and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness (left) at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast. (Paul Faith/Photocall Ireland/PA Images)
  • Straight in the eye

    Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness watched by First minister Peter Robinson (centre) at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast. (Paul Faith/PA Wire)
  • Life through a lens

    A first-round match at Wimbledon between Tamira Paszek of Austria and Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
  • Fish-eye

    Missy Franklin starts in the women's 100-metre backstroke preliminaries at the US Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
  • Mind you don't poke your eye out

    Amorphophallus titanum will bloom in the next few days for the first time in Denmark. This may be a somewhat mixed blessing, because the giant plant smells strongly of rotten meat and therefore has been nicknamed Corpse Flower or Mr Stinky. (Jacob Ehrbahn/POLFOTO/PA Images)
  • The Eye of the Corpse Flower

    Close-up of the aforementioned Amorphophallus titanum (Jacob Ehrbahn/POLFOTO/PA Images)
  • Beady eye

    A pigeon hones in on a spot to land on a crowded wall in the central business district of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
  • Magic eye

    This PR whizz in London for Jordan's granola caused a stir through 3D artwork which made it look like you could jump into the giant illustration of a bowl of cereal. (Matt Crossick/PA Wire)
  • Watch and learn

    This steam roller crushed bottles of alcohol during a ceremony to mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
  • Coloured lenses

    Revellers with balloons create a human rainbow during San Francisco's 42nd annual Gay Pride Parade on Sunday. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
  • Avert your gaze

    The, er, eye-catching Abercrombie & Fitch poster on a building in College Green, Dublin, where the compnay plans to open a shop over three-storeys. (Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)
  • Bird's eye view

    Torchbearer Alan Ellinson abseils with the Olympic Flame down the side of the Royal Dock Tower in Grimsby at the beginning of Day 40 of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. (Gareth Fuller/LOCOG/PA Images)
  • Sand in your eye

    Jesse Deese uses his skim board to shield from blowing sand in Panama City Beach, Florida, as tropical storm Debby raked the Tampa Bay area with high wind and heavy rain Monday. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
  • Keeping an eye

    Female inmates attend a religious service marking one hundred days since a peace agreement was reached among gang members at the women's prison of Ilopango in San Salvador, El Salvador. (AP Photo/Luis Romero)
  • Soap in my eye!

    Racehorse "Flying High" enjoys the refreshing cold water as Derrick Cox, 12, keeps the horse cool and comfortable in Illinois with a bath as record-breaking heat moved across the US. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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