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The week in pictures

Here are the most arresting images taken in the past seven days.

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An AH-64D Apache attack helicopter during the South Carolina National Guard Air and Ground Expo at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina

(Reuters)

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Lanin volcano on the border of Chile and Argentina

(Courtesy of Valeria Dios)

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A woman with a hat stands in a field on the outskirts of Frankfurt, Germany

(AP)

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President Vladimir Putin takes part in a gala match of the hockey teams of the Night League at the Shayba Olympic Arena in Sochi, Russia

(Reuters)

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A pet runs during a mini-marathon for dogs in Bangkok, Thailand

(Reuters)

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Butcher Felipe Lizama shoulders racks of meat at the Central Market in Santiago, Chile

(AP)

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A young goat sits atop several Arizona Goat Yoga participants at the Welcome Home Ranch in Gilbert, Ariz.

(AP)

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A pupil yawns as he waits for Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip to visit the Pangbourne College in England.

(Reuters)

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Riot security forces clash with demonstrators during a protest against the government of Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro in Tariba, Venezuela.

(Reuters)

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A Filipino boy practices his skills on his skateboard in Manila, Philippines

(AP)

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A man runs across a basketball court to chase a ball as a worker mows the lawn in Long Beach, Calif.

(AP)

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A butterfly rests on rape blossoms in a field of rape in Frankfurt, Germany

(AP)

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Participants in The Tweed Run cycle ride across Westminster Bridge in London, Britain

(Reuters)

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Pets get ready before running a mini-marathon for dogs in Bangkok, Thailand

(Reuters)

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Nurses practice smiling with chopsticks in their mouths at a hospital in Handan, Hebei province, China

(Reuters)

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Italy’s Francesco Gabbani performs at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 Semi-Final 1 Dress rehearsal 1 in Kiev, Ukraine

(Reuters)

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An opposition supporter clashes with riot police during a rally against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela

(Reuters)

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Canadian Corporal Kody Njolstad tries to get a squirrel to grab onto a tree after he helped rescue it from a flooded residential area in Gatineau, Quebec

(Reuters)

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Secret Service agents use a presidential limousine for cover from spraying water as President Trump lands via Marine One helicopter in New York

(Reuters)

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Three Iceland stallions walk together on their paddock in Neu Anspach near Frankfurt, Germany

(AP)

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Buddhists carry candles as they pray during Vesak Day, at Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon temple in Ayutthaya, Thailand

(Reuters)

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A man carries his dog as he prays during Vesak Day, at Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon temple in Ayutthaya, Thailand

(Reuters)

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Palestinian man Louy Al-Najar drags himself as he harvests wheat at a field in an area adjacent to the border with Israel

(Reuters)

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A demonstrator holds up a flower in front of riot policemen during a women’s march to protest Venezuela’s government in Caracas, Venezuela

(Reuters)

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The Pink Floyd inflatable pig floats next to Broadcasting House to promote the band’s new exhibition at the V&A museum, in London

(Reuters)

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