Another week has passed and this is our selection of the week’s coolest and most newsworthy pictures. Enjoy and share.

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A protester takes cover behind a roadblock in the midst of tear gas as riot police officers are seen in the background during clashes in the village of Bani Jamra. HAMAD I MOHAMMED/REUTERS

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Austrian tightrope walker Christian Waldner passes the roof of St. Stephen's cathedral on a high line in Vienna. LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS

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Salvaged items hang from a tree in Moore, Oklahoma. ADREES LATIF/REUTERS

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People release sky lanterns to beat the Guinness Book of World Records title for the most number of sky lanterns flown simultaneously in Philippines. STRINGER/PHILIPPINES/REUTERS

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Soldiers are illuminated using a nightvision scope during an operation aimed at improving security in Mogadishu. HANDOUT/REUTERS

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An Orthodox Christian activist protests against the march of gay rights activists across Kiev. SERGII POLEZHAKA/REUTERS

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Relatives of one of seventeen children who died after a gas cylinder exploded on a school bus, mourn over his coffin, on the outskirts of Gujrat Southeast of Islamabad. FAISAL MAHMOOD/REUTERS

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Cars damaged when an overpass collapsed after two freight trains that collided at a rail intersection in Missouri are pictured in this photo courtesy of KFVS12. KFVS12/REUTERS

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Professional slackliner Reinhard Kleindl walks a high wire in Frankfurt. RALPH ORLOWSKI/REUTERS

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Carlos Varon pays respect to war fallen soldiers while he places flags at graves at Cypress Hills National Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

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Graduating cadets toss their caps into the air at the conclusion of their graduation ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS

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Director Roman Polanski and cast members arrive for the screening of the film La Venus a la Fourrure in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival. ERIC GAILLARD/REUTERS

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Argentina's President Fernandez de Kirchner tries to catch a t-shirt thrown by a supporter during a rally outside the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace in Buenos Aires. MARCOS BRINDICCI/REUTERS

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Two Lebanese Sunni gunmen fire a weapon in Bab Al Tabbaneh, a Sunni district, in the northern Lebanese town of Tripoli. OMAR IBRAHIM/REUTERS

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Cast member Forest Whitaker poses during a photocall for the film Zulu at the 66th Cannes Film Festival. YVES HERMAN/REUTERS

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Boy looks through the sights of a rifle of a special forces soldier during Georgia's Independence Day celebrations in Tbilisi. DAVID MDZINARISHVILI/REUTERS

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A man attend a protest march called, La Manif pour Tous (Demonstration for All) against France's legalisation of same-sex marriage, in Paris. PASCAL ROSSIGNOL/REUTERS

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A group of men smuggle diesel fuel from Syria to Turkey hoping to sell it at a higher price, across the Al-Assi River in Darkush town, Idlib countryside. MUZAFFAR SALMAN/REUTERS

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Best screenplay award winner director Jia Zhangke poses during a photocall after being awarded at the closing ceremony of the 66th Cannes Film Festival. JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER/REUTERS

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A lifeguard sits on the beach in Coney Island. KEITH BEDFORD/REUTERS

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Man in army uniform salutes as bikers pass him during the Rolling Thunder ride in Washington. JOSHUA ROBERTS/REUTERS

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French police detain a youth during incidents at the end of a protest march called, La Manif pour Tous (Demonstration for All) against France's legalisation of same-sex marriage, in Paris. STEPHANE MAHE/REUTERS

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David Brockwell walks between wind turbines during a routine inspection at the Infigen Energy wind farm located on the hills surrounding Lake George, 50 km north of the Australian capital city of Canberra. DAVID GRAY/REUTERS

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People make rubbings of name on Vietnam Veteran's Memorial during the Rolling Thunder ride in Washington. JOSHUA ROBERTS/REUTERS

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A couple embraces on the beach at Coney Island in the Brooklyn Borough of New York. KEITH BEDFORD/REUTERS

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A triple conjunction of the planets Venus, Jupiter and Mercury is seen in the sky over the Statue of Liberty in New York. GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

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Lights shine on the tops of crosses making up a memorial outside the Plaza Towers elementary school where seven children died and several students and teachers were injured by the May 20 afternoon tornado in Moore, Oklahoma. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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Memorial day fireworks explode over a house damaged by the May 20 afternoon tornado in Moore, Oklahoma. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS

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A man runs away as waves whipped up by winds surge past a barrier onto a seaside road in Yantai. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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A slightly off-course mother duck leads her ducklings up to the entrance to the West Wing, home to Obama's Oval Office, on the White House grounds in Washington. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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A girl plays at the Guidepost to New Space installation by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama at her exhibition in Hanoi. KHAM/REUTERS

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Boys jump into a canal during a hot day in New Delhi. ANINDITO MUKHERJEE/REUTERS

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An Orthodox priest conducts a blessing service in front of the Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft on the launch pad at Baikonur cosmodrome. SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

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A worker arranges Romania's national flag during a Guinness World Record attempt for the world's biggest national flag in Clinceni. BOGDAN CRISTEL/REUTERS

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Israeli soldiers take part in a drill in the Golan Heights. RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS

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Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad's Sadr City. THAIER AL-SUDANI/REUTERS

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Firefighters and doctors rescue a baby by cutting away a sewage pipe piece by piece in Jinhua city. REUTERS TV/REUTERS

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Ethnic Miao man Gun Liangma, 44, fires his gun during shooting practice in Congjiang county. JASON LEE/REUTERS

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A lantern floats on water after being released during ceremony marking remembrance and reflection, held by Shinnyo-en Buddhist organization, honoring victims of war, famine, and natural disasters on Memorial Day in Honolulu. HUGH GENTRY/REUTERS

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Students walk on bricks laid out along a road after rain, in middle school in Shangqiu. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Turkish riot policeman uses tear gas during a protest in central Istanbul. OSMAN ORSAL/REUTERS

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Toronto Mayor Ford sits at a city council executive committee meeting at City Hall in Toronto. MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama walks from Marine One in the rain at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. JASON REED/REUTERS

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The Eiffel Tower is seen under clouds in Paris. BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

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Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano, a member of the International Space Station (ISS) crew, waves to his daughter as he leaves for a final pre-launch preparation at Baikonur cosmodrome. SERGEI REMEZOV/REUTERS

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Members of the Calle 18 street gang look out from their cell at the prison in San Pedro Sula. STRINGER/REUTERS

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The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station (ISS) crew blasts off from the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome. SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

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A boat navigates past the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which is covered in thick fog. DANIEL MUNOZ/REUTERS

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Afghan man looks at the dead body of a suicide attacker after he was killed by security personnel in Panjshir. OMAR SOBHANI/REUTERS

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A man swims in the polluted waters of river Yamuna on a hot day in New Delhi. MANSI THAPLIYAL/REUTERS

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A worker cleans the Animals at War memorial, after it was defaced with red paint, in London. STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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Nadav and Alon, tend cattle on a ranch just outside Moshav Yonatan, south of the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria in the Golan Heights. NIR ELIAS/REUTERS

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Workers sit on the ground as they wait for the start of a groundbreaking ceremony for the third Bosphorus bridge linking the European and Asian sides of Istanbul. MURAD SEZER/REUTERS

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Handout of a scroll identified by Italian professor Perani as the world's oldest complete scroll of the Hebrew Torah in Bologna. HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Police officers detain a FEMEN activist during a protest against the arrest of their Tunisian member named Amina, in Tunis. ANIS MILI/REUTERS

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Brazilian artist Fabio di Ojuara perform outside the 55th La Biennale of Venice. STEFANO RELLANDINI/REUTERS

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Autin and Boileau kiss after their wedding vows on the terrace of the city hall in Montpellier. PHILIPPE LAURENSON/REUTERS

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A commuter tries closing the door of a crowded train at a subway station in downtown Sao Paulo. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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Crane removes carcass of a female elephant near a railway track at Banarhat village in West Bengal. STRINGER/INDIA/REUTERS

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Farmers shear an alpaca in its enclosure at a zoo in Shijiazhuang. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Indian police personnel carry their injured comrade during a clash with supporters of JKLF in Srinagar. DANISH ISMAIL/REUTERS

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Palestinian al-Batniji poses for a photograph in a car repair garage in Gaza City. MOHAMMED SALEM/REUTERS

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A construction worker looks at Pudong financial district as he wait to cross an avenue in Shanghai. CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS

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Houses are seen in the old city of Sanaa. MOHAMED AL-SAYAGHI/REUTERS

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Man carrying an umbrella walks across the Old Town Square during a rainstorm in Prague. DAVID W CERNY/REUTERS

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Pope Francis leads a Corpus Christi mass at San Giovanni in Laterano Basilica in Rome. GIAMPIERO SPOSITO/REUTERS

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Pregnant women paint their bellies before an event to celebrate Healthy Maternity Week in Lima. ENRIQUE CASTRO-MENDIVIL/REUTERS

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Media mogul Winfrey and Boston Mayor Menino share a laugh before Harvard University's 362nd Commencement Exercises in Cambridge. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

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The Backstreet Boys hold giant panda cubs as they pose for a photograph at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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German riot police scuffle with protestors in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) head quarters during a anti-capitalism Blockupy demonstration in Frankfurt. KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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A laboratory technician uses a Geiger counter to measure radiation in fish at Fukushima Agricultural Technology Centre in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture. ISSEI KATO/REUTERS

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A girl laughs as she sits among hand fans during a mass performance at a children's martial arts fair in Foshan. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Palestinians enjoy the warm weather at a beach in Gaza City. MOHAMMED SALEM/REUTERS

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Riot police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators during a protest against Turkey's PM Erdogan and his ruling AKP in central Ankara. UMIT BEKTAS/REUTERS