The World in Photos This Week

Forensic specialists inspect the truck that killed 84 people in Nice, France; children play in an underground playground built by Syrian rebels; and violence erupts in Indian Kashmir after police kill a popular rebel.

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Brazilian schoolchildren walk past the Maracana stadium, where the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Olympics will be held, on their way home from school, on July 7 in Rio de Janeiro. Alex Cuadros writes about Brazil's systemic corruption here.

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Congolese civilians traveling between two villages wait for an army escort to protect them from a wave of recent kidnappings, on July 13.

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A man mourns as people lay flowers at the site where a truck plowed through a crowd, killing 84 people, on Bastille Day, July 15, in Nice, France.

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Forensic police investigate the truck that was used to kill dozens of people on July 15 in Nice, France.

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Cliff divers jump from a 72-foot high promontory on the Portuguese island of the Azores on July 7.

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Women wearing a "facekini" -- a full-body swimsuit worn to protect the skin from UV rays, jellyfish, and algae -- spend a day at the beach in Qingdao, Shandong Province of China, on July 5.

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A Taiwanese bomb squad officer examines a train carriage hit by in an explosion that injured 25 people in Taipei on July 8.

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Police stand guard in Times Square, New York City, as activists protest against police shootings of black men, on July 7.

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Syrian children play in an underground playground built to protect them from shelling in the rebel-held town of Erbin, east of the capital Damascus, on July 7.

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An Israeli soldier from a mixed-gender battalion takes aim during a combat exercise on July 13 in Nitzana, Israel.

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A Chinese man takes a selfie on July 6 amid a flooded street in Wuhan, a city in Hubei province that's situated next to the Yangtze river.

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An Indonesian street entertainer dressed as doll walks through a slum in Jakarta on July 11.

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A police officer watches Russian Muslims as they pray outside the central mosque in Moscow on July 5, during celebrations marking the end of Ramadan.

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Indian police clash with Kashmiri protestors in Srinagar on July 11, following the death of a popular young rebel.

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A mechanical spider made of wood and steel crawls through the streets of Nantes, France, on July 8.

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Hundreds of El Salvadorans attend the funeral of the mayor of Tepetitán, who was killed by suspected gang members of Mara Salvatrucha, on July 11.

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Revelers run with fighting bulls down a street in Pamplona, Spain, also the setting of Ernest Hemingway's novel The Sun Also Rises, on July 7.

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An Irish man climbs a pile of wooden palettes before they are set ablaze in Belfast, Ireland, on July 11. Each year, the loyalist community of Belfast lights a massive bonfire to celebrate the 17th century victory of King William of Orange, a protestant, over his Catholic rival.

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Chinese blacksmiths put on an ancient fireworks display by using wooden sticks to touch molten iron and fling sparks into the air, on July 5 in Dongguan, Guangdong Province.

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Ukrainian nationalists protest the imprisonment of filmmaker Oleg Sentsov by shooting fireworks at the Russian embassy in Kiev on July 13.

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