The most compelling images from the week’s news June 25-July 1, 2016.
Candles are placed in front the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Wednesday, June 29, 2016.
The Brandenburg Gate was illuminated with Turkey’s national flag after suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport late Tuesday, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months.
Credit: Markus Schreiber/AP
Dalai Lama, Lady Gaga
The Dalai Lama greets Lady Gaga, right, before a question and answer session at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Indianapolis, June 26, 2016.
Credit: Michael Conroy/AP
The Kelso Creek subdivision is seen entirely demolished from the Erksine Fire in this mountainous Lake Isabella community, some 30 miles northeast of Bakersfield, California on June 25, 2016.
Firefighters battled a deadly California blaze that has killed two people and destroyed at least 150 homes after rapidly taking over large swaths of land. The blaze, which has been dubbed the "Erskine Fire," has spread to more than 56 square miles (145 square kilometers) over the course of several days.
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Istanbul terror attack
Passengers embrace outside Ataturk airport in Istanbul on June 28, 2016 after suicide bombers attacked the airport.
More than 40 people were killed and more than 200 people were injured.
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Moscow - Cadet graduation
Russian cadets dance the waltz during a graduation ceremony in Moscow, June 25, 2016.
Credit: Ivan Sekretarev/AP
Italy - Migrants
A policeman talks with children as migrants disembark from Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship Topaz Responder in the Sicilian harbor of Augusta, Italy June 30, 2016.
Credit: Antonio Parrinello/REUTERS
Bethany Van Kampen, left, hugs Alejandra Pablus as thet celebrate during a rally at the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 27, 2016, after the court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics.
The justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics that had argued the regulations were a thinly veiled attempt to make it harder for women to get an abortion in the nation's second-most populous state.
Credit: Evan Vucci/AP
France - 100th anniversary
Soldiers carry wreaths as they attend a commemoration event at the Thiepval memorial to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme in Thiepval, northern France July 1, 2016.
Credit: Phil Noble/REUTERS
Taiwan - Sulfuric fire fishing
Fishermen use a fire to attract fish on a traditional "sulfuric fire fishing" boat in New Taipei City, June 19, 2016.
Credit: Tyrone Siu/REUTERS
Ottawa- Awkward handshake
(L-R) Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama shake hands while posing for the family photo at the North American Leaders' Summit in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 29, 2016.
Credit: Chris Wattie/REUTERS
Romania - Seized cocaine
A Romanian special forces unit member stands guard near bags containing part of 2.5 tonnes of cocaine seized in the Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, July 1, 2016.
Credit: Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea/via REUTERS
Ohio - Clinton and Warren
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) stands along side US Senator Elizabeth Warren at a campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio, June 27, 2016.
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London - Brexit
People walk over Westminster Bridge wrapped in Union flags, towards the Queen Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) and The Houses of Parliament in central London on June 26, 2016.
Britain's opposition Labour party plunged into turmoil and the prospect of Scottish independence drew closer, ahead of a showdown with EU leaders over the country's seismic vote to leave the bloc.
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Police department graduation
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the New York Police Department 2016 graduation class at Madison Square Garden on July, 1, 2016.
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Lydia Chepkuri is assisted during the Women's 3,000 meters Steeplechase trials in Eldoret, Kenya, July 1, 2016.
Credit: Thomas Mukoya/REUTERS
Rescue workers carry on a search at the site of a landslide that left at least one dead and 20 missing in Bijie, Guizhou province, China on July 1, 2016.
A resident gestures towards a burning home as the Erskine Fire burns near Weldon, California, June 24, 2016.
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Rescuers save a resident from a flooded building in Chongqing, China, June 28, 2016.
Credit: China Stringer Network/Reuters
Caeleb Dressel, left, hugs Jason Calanog after swimming in the men's 100-meter freestyle final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, June 30, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. Dressel took second in the race.
Credit: Mark J. Terrill/AP
An owl named "Distinto" flies to her trainer inside a park as part of the birds exercise routine outside a cage at the former Buenos Aires Zoo, Argentina, July 1, 2016.
The city government announced last week it will transform the city's zoo into an ecological park for a limited number of species, and begin with the transfer of birds of prey to natural reserves.
Credit: Natacha Pisarenko/AP
Hong Kong handover anniversay
Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers take part in a flag raising ceremony during the open day of Stonecutter Island Navy Base in Hong Kong to mark the 19th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover to China, July 1, 2016.
Credit: Kin Cheung/AP
Argentina's Lionel Messi waits to receive the second place medal during the Copa America Centenario awards ceremony in East Rutherford, New Jersey on June 26, 2016.
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Alpinists walk on the Mont-Blanc Massif above the vallee blanche in the French Alps on June 29, 2016.
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Italy - Contrada of Drago
The jockey of the "Contrada of Drago" competes during a proof-race of the historical Italian horse race of the Palio of Siena on June 29, 2016 in Siena.
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The SLS Five-Segment Solid Rocket Motor, that will launch NASA's Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft to deep space, undergoes a static test fire at the Orbital ATK facility in Promontory, Utah in this June 28, 2016
Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls/Handout via Reuters
Kabul bomb attack
Afghan security personnel gather near the wreckage of buses which were carrying police cadets, at the site of a bomb attack on the outskirts of Kabul on June 30, 2016.
At least 27 policemen were killed and 40 wounded after a bomb attack claimed by the Taliban struck a convoy of buses transporting police cadets in Kabul, the interior ministry said.
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A man dressed as a sperm prepares his ballot at a polling station before voting in Spain's general election in Madrid, June 26, 2016.
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A visitor to the Brooklyn Bridge park jumps between the letters in Deborah Kass' sculpture OY/YO, June 30, 2016, in New York.