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The Week in Photos: Clash

This is the week that was, in photos…

THIS IS THE week that was, in photos…

The Week in Photos: Clash
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    Supporters of Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) burn portraits of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa during a protest in New Delhi.Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Demonstrators hold up signs that read in Portuguese "There won't be a Cup. There will be strikes," center, and "We need schools, not stadiums" as they walk in front of the bus carrying members of Brazil's national soccer team as it leaves a hotel for the Granja Comary training center, where the team will train and reside during the World Cup, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A pro-Russian gunman aims his weapon near the airport, outside Donetsk. Ukraine's military launched air strikes Monday against separatists who had taken over the airport in the eastern capital of Donetsk in what appeared to be the most visible operation of the Ukrainian troops since they started a crackdown on insurgents last month. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A mural of Brazilian soccer player Neymar, right, and others cover a wall by a bus stop in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The mural was painted by Brazilian street artist Rodolfo Turini ahead of the World Cup soccer tournament that starts in June.Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Paulette Little visits the grave of her late husband George Little, a Navy veteran, during Memorial Day observances at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, California. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A sub-Saharan migrant sits on top of a pole set in a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, early in the morning. Several hundred African migrants have charged a barbed-wire border fence in Melilla, with many managing to get across while dozens of others were beaten back by Moroccan and Spanish police. During the pre-dawn border storming Wednesday, cries of pain and noises of people being hit could be heard as police from both sides tried to prevent dozens of the sub-Saharan migrants from entering the city from Morocco. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A man uses beads for prayer as he sits outside a polling center in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian authorities scrambled to rescue the country's presidential election from the embarrassment of a low voter turnout, but few people trickled to the polls on Wednesday even after the balloting was extended for a third day. A low turnout will likely rob the all-but-certain winner, former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, of the overwhelming show of public support he sought in the vote.Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A protester displays how his rights were violated during an anti-coup demonstration at the Victory Monument in Bangkok. Thailand's new military junta aired videos on television stations nationwide showing some of the prominent political figures it has detained as part of an effort to convince the public that detainees in army custody are being treated well. Source: Wason Wanichakorn
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    Pakistanis run as they get caught in a sand storm on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. The temperature in the capital city reached 40 degrees Celsius. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Spc. Wesley Freeman, right, embraces his girlfriend Christie McCarron as he says goodbye before roll call on the eve his unit, the Georgia National Guard 876th Vertical EN Company, deploys to Afghanistan. This is Freeman's second deployment only having returned from his first in November of 2013. The unit's deployment marks the last for the Georgia Army National Guard to Afghanistan as the military looks to withdrawal all but some 10,000 troops after 2014.Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    French bullfighter Sebastian Castella, left, gives his sword stained with blood to an assistant after killing with it a El Pilar ranch fighting bull during a bullfight of the San Isidro fair in Madrid. San Isidro's bullfighting fair is one of the most important fairs in the world. Bullfighting is an ancient tradition in Spain. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A Gurkha police officer stands guard at a heavily secured venue of the International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-la Dialogue, or IISS Asia Security Summit in Singapore. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is delivering the summit's opening address where he will outline his vision for Japan's defense contribution to regional security to promote peace and prosperity amid tension over China's growing assertiveness and maritime activity.Source: Wong Maye-E

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