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From wildfires in the US to elections in Iran, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
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A massive wildfire, the worst in Colorado history, has destroyed more than 400 homes in the western US state.


Marcello Casal/AP
About 1,000 protesters complaining about the high cost of staging the World Cup demonstrated in front of the National Stadium in Brasilia just hours before Brazil played Japan in the opening match of the Confederations Cup on Saturday. In this photo released by Agencia Brasil, a policeman sprays pepper gas at demonstrators.


ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH/EPA
Thousands of supporters of newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani take part in street festivities after the official announcement of his victory on June 15. The candidate won slightly more than 50 percent of the vote, avoiding a runoff election.


Rajanish Kakade/AP
A young Indian girl enjoys monsoon rain water falling on her head from a flyover as a boy watches in Mumbai, India, on June 14. The monsoon rains, which usually hit India from June to September, are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people.


AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images

An Iraqi man walks past debris in a coffee shop following an explosion in Aziziyah, south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, on June 16. At least 10 vehicles rigged with explosives went off in eight cities in Iraq's Shia Muslim-majority south, leaving around 100 people wounded, while the main northern city of Mosul witnessed a deadly shooting.



TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images

Kenyan protesters carry piglets to the gates of parliament on May 14 as police officers watch. The pigs, symbolising MPs' greed, were brought by activists demonstrating against a move by Kenya's new legislators to increase their salaries. The demonstrators were later dispersed by police using tear gas and water cannon.



Toru Hanai/REUTERS

Wales' Dafydd Howells (centre) reacts as Japan's Takashi Kikutani (far right) celebrates after Wales is defeated by Japan in a record win during their international rugby test match in Tokyo, June 15.



VASSIL DONEV/EPA

Protesters run amid tear gas fired by riot police during clashes in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 16. Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators were reportedly injured as Turkish police used force to clear Istanbul's Gezi Park, the main group organising the protests said.



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An Iraqi man walks past debris in a coffee shop following an explosion in Aziziyah, south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, on June 16. At least 10 vehicles rigged with explosives went off in eight cities in Iraq(***)s Shia Muslim-majority south, leaving around 100 people wounded, while the main northern city of Mosul witnessed a deadly shooting.

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Kenyan protesters carry piglets to the gates of parliament on May 14 as police officers watch. The pigs, symbolising MPs(***) greed, were brought by activists demonstrating against a move by Kenya(***)s new legislators to increase their salaries. The demonstrators were later dispersed by police using tear gas and water cannon.

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Wales(***) Dafydd Howells (centre) reacts as Japan(***)s Takashi Kikutani (far right) celebrates after Wales is defeated by Japan in a record win during their international rugby test match in Tokyo, June 15.

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Protesters run amid tear gas fired by riot police during clashes in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 16. Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators were reportedly injured as Turkish police used force to clear Istanbul(***)s Gezi Park, the main group organising the protests said.

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A massive wildfire, the worst in Colorado history, has destroyed more than 400 homes in the western US state.

Sat, 15 Jun 2013 06:48:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-Jun-16th?image_id=0aAf1dyg1S8ZuMASTER Sgt. CHRISTOPHER DEWITT / US AIR FORCE HANDOUTEPAEPA Images

A massive wildfire, the worst in Colorado history, has destroyed more than 400 homes in the western US state.

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About 1,000 protesters complaining about the high cost of staging the World Cup demonstrated in front of the National Stadium in Brasilia just hours before Brazil played Japan in the opening match of the Confederations Cup on Saturday. In this photo released by Agencia Brasil, a policeman sprays pepper gas at demonstrators.

Sat, 15 Jun 2013 20:33:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-Jun-16th?image_id=03Bw9qK4nb81jMarcello CasalAPAP Photo

About 1,000 protesters complaining about the high cost of staging the World Cup demonstrated in front of the National Stadium in Brasilia just hours before Brazil played Japan in the opening match of the Confederations Cup on Saturday. In this photo released by Agencia Brasil, a policeman sprays pepper gas at demonstrators.

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Thousands of supporters of newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani take part in street festivities after the official announcement of his victory on June 15. The candidate won slightly more than 50 percent of the vote, avoiding a runoff election.

Sat, 15 Jun 2013 15:22:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-Jun-16th?image_id=07Dv4Np9aubigABEDIN TAHERKENAREHEPAEPA Images

Thousands of supporters of newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani take part in street festivities after the official announcement of his victory on June 15. The candidate won slightly more than 50 percent of the vote, avoiding a runoff election.

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A young Indian girl enjoys monsoon rain water falling on her head from a flyover as a boy watches in Mumbai, India, on June 14. The monsoon rains, which usually hit India from June to September, are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people.

Fri, 14 Jun 2013 13:23:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-Jun-16th?image_id=0eGXewve8J3yYRajanish KakadeAPAP Photo

A young Indian girl enjoys monsoon rain water falling on her head from a flyover as a boy watches in Mumbai, India, on June 14. The monsoon rains, which usually hit India from June to September, are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people.

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An Iraqi man walks past debris in a coffee shop following an explosion in Aziziyah, south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, on June 16. At least 10 vehicles rigged with explosives went off in eight cities in Iraq's Shiite Muslim-majority south, leaving around 100 people wounded, while the main northern city of Mosul witnessed a deadly shooting.

Sun, 16 Jun 2013 12:38:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-Jun-16th?image_id=09ip2ltgclabcAHMAD AL-RUBAYEAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

An Iraqi man walks past debris in a coffee shop following an explosion in Aziziyah, south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, on June 16. At least 10 vehicles rigged with explosives went off in eight cities in Iraq's Shiite Muslim-majority south, leaving around 100 people wounded, while the main northern city of Mosul witnessed a deadly shooting.

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Kenyan protesters carry piglets to the gates of parliament on May 14 as police officers watch. The pigs, symbolising MPs' greed, were brought by activists demonstrating against a move by Kenya's new legislators to increase their salaries. The demonstrators were later dispersed by police using tear gas and water cannon.

Tue, 14 May 2013 14:35:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-Jun-16th?image_id=07w07wCcZ5fDqTONY KARUMBAAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Kenyan protesters carry piglets to the gates of parliament on May 14 as police officers watch. The pigs, symbolising MPs' greed, were brought by activists demonstrating against a move by Kenya's new legislators to increase their salaries. The demonstrators were later dispersed by police using tear gas and water cannon.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-Jun-16th?image_id=0fmm6z0dGBfh1

Wales' Dafydd Howells (centre) reacts as Japan's Takashi Kikutani (right) and Justin Ives celebrate after Wales is defeated by Japan in a record win during their international rugby test match in Tokyo, June 15.

Sat, 15 Jun 2013 09:31:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-Jun-16th?image_id=0fmm6z0dGBfh1Toru HanaiREUTERSReuters Pictures

Wales' Dafydd Howells (centre) reacts as Japan's Takashi Kikutani (right) and Justin Ives celebrate after Wales is defeated by Japan in a record win during their international rugby test match in Tokyo, June 15.

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Protesters run amid tear gas fired by riot police during clashes in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 16. Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators were injured as Turkish police used excessive force to clear Istanbul's Gezi Park, the main group organising the protests said.

Sun, 16 Jun 2013 13:48:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/The-week-in-pictures-Jun-16th?image_id=0dknf4z25A5kbVASSIL DONEVEPAEPA Images

Protesters run amid tear gas fired by riot police during clashes in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 16. Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators were injured as Turkish police used excessive force to clear Istanbul's Gezi Park, the main group organising the protests said.



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