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A suicide attacker lies on the ground after his vest was defused in Jalalabad province
June 30, 2013. A suicide attacker lies on the ground after his vest was defused in the Jalalabad province of Afghanistan. Afghan security forces captured the would-be suicide attacker before he blew himself up.Parwiz—Reuters
A suicide attacker lies on the ground after his vest was defused in Jalalabad province
Fire fighters tackle a large blaze at a recycling center in Smethwick, near Birmingham, central England.
Massive demonstrations turned to celebration in and around Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, July 3, 2013, as Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi was ousted by the military and taken into custody. Photograph by Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
Actors playing Confederate and Union troops during reenactment marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, in Gettysburg
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President Barack Obama shakes hands and greets Tanzanians during an official arrival ceremony in Dar Es Salaam
Supporters of the Contrada of Wolf attend a horse-blessing ceremony in the church of Saint Rocco prior the Palio horse race in Siena.
Pretoria police officers hold candles for former South African President Nelson Mandela outside the MediClinic Heart hospital where he is hospitalized in Pretoria.
A worker fixes a giant portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk at the top of the Ataturk Cultural Center in Istanbul's Taksim Square
June 28, 2013. Syrian refugees fill jerry cans with water at a pump inside a camp for Syrians who have fled the fighting in their country in Baalbek, Lebanon.
Kris Perry, foreground left, kisses Sandy Stier as they are married at City Hall in San Francisco.
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June 28, 2013. A boat cruises under a bank of fog near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
Gettysburg Marks 150th Anniversary of Historic Civil War Battle
June 28, 2013. Reenactors meet during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg at Bushey Farm in Gettysburg, Pa.
June 29, 2013. Confederate Civil War re-enactors march for an evening attack during a three-day Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment in Gettysburg, Pa.
June 30, 2013. A man marches in the Gay Pride Parade in New York.
June 30, 2013. Models present creations as part of Thom Browne's men's fashion Spring-Summer 2014 collection, presented in Paris.
June 30, 2013. People's Liberation Army soldiers jump through rings of fire during a war game performance for the public on an open day at the Shek Kong Barracks in Hong Kong.
June 30, 2013. Boys from the Xhosa tribe who have undergone a circumcision ceremony sing inside a hut near Qunu.
June 30, 2013. Brazilian fans watch the FIFA Confederations Cup final football match between Brazil and Spain on a giant screen in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
June 30, 2013. President Barack Obama looks out the window from the cell where Nelson Mandela was once jailed on Robben Island in South Africa.
July 1, 2013. South African children play in a public park in Soweto township on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa.
July 1, 2013. Maria Esperanza Flores Mendoza, with her baby as she waits to be evicted in Madrid. The landlord's loss of the apartment to a Ibercaja bank is causing Mendoza's eviction.
July 1, 2013. Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi chant slogans as they celebrate outside the presidential palace in Cairo.
July 1, 2013. Egyptian military helicopters trailing national flags circled over Tahrir Square during a protest demanding that Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi resign in Cairo.
July 1, 2013. President Barack Obama dances as a Tanzanian band plays during an official arrival ceremony at Julius Nyerere Airport in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
July 1, 2013. A new cadet gets assistance from a member of the cadet cadre on proper saluting technique during Reception Day at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.
July 1, 2013. Smoke rises behind the Union Flag from a fire at a recycling plant in Smethwick, central England. Firefighters are tackling the blaze involving 100,000 tons of plastic recycling material.
July 1, 2013. Huge statues are pictured in the early morning hours at the tomb-sanctuary of King Antiochus on top of Mount Nemrut near Adiyaman, southeastern Anatolia, Turkey.
July 1, 2013. A giant statue of Hindu god Lord Shiva is partially submerged in floodwaters near the Ganges river as the water level of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers rises in Allahabad.
July 1, 2013. A model presents a creation by On Aura Tout Vu during the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2013/2014 collection shows in Paris.
July 2, 2013. President Barack Obama heads a soccer ball at Ubungo Power Plant in Dar es Salaam. The ball called a "soccket ball" has internal electronics that allows it to generate and store electricity that can power small devices.
July 2, 2013. Opponent of Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi hold a large Egyptian national flag during a protest outside the presidential palace in Cairo.
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Jamaican sprinter Bolt holds a programme with cut outs for his eyes during a news conference in Paris
July 2, 2013. A piglet stands on a dead sow floating in floodwaters in Chongqing, China. More than 18,000 people were evacuated after rainstorms hit Tongnan county and triggered serious flooding.
July 2, 2013. Relatives cry near the body of Shahnawaz Mir, a suspected militant commander of Hizb-ul Mujahedeen, Kashmir's biggest rebel group, during his funeral at Tral, south of Srinagar, India.
July 2, 2013. Firefighter Brendan McDonough embraces a mourner near the end of a candlelight vigil in Prescott, Ariz. McDonough was the sole survivor of the 20-man Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew after an out-of-control blaze killed the 19 near Yarnell, Ariz.
July 2, 2013. City Police Academy cadets attend their graduation ceremony at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
July 3, 2013. A Belarussian guard of honor stands as he takes part in a military parade during celebrations marking Independence Day in Minsk.
Race leader yellow jersey holder Orica Greenedge team rider Simon Gerrans of Australia cycles past Sisters of the Consolation congregation during the 228.5 km fifth stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race from Cagnes-Sur-Mer to Marseille
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June 30, 2013. A suicide attacker lies on the ground after his vest was defused in the Jalalabad province of Afghanistan
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Pictures of the Week: June 28 - July 5

Jul 05, 2013

From the ousting of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and the tragic death of 19 firefighters in Arizona to Obama's visit to Nelson Mandela's former jail cell and nuns watching the centenary Tour de France, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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