A security guard looks at his phone while water is released from the Three Gorges Dam, a gigantic hydropower project on the Yangtze River, to relieve flood pressure in Yichang, China, on July 19. STR/AFP via Getty Images

The Week in World Photos

Escalating protests in Oregon, wildfires and flooding around the globe, and a return to the movies in Wuhan, China.

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A protester waves an American flag while walking through tear gas fired by federal officers during a protest in front of the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in Portland, Oregon, on July 21. Nathan Howard/Getty Images

A protester waves an American flag while walking through tear gas fired by federal officers during a protest in front of the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in Portland, Oregon, on July 21.

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Firefighters stand near a pine forest wildfire fanned by strong winds near the village of Athikia, Greece, on July 22. VALERIE GACHE/AFP via Getty Images

Firefighters stand near a pine forest wildfire fanned by strong winds near the village of Athikia, Greece, on July 22.

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A security guard looks at his phone while water is released from the Three Gorges Dam, a gigantic hydropower project on the Yangtze River, to relieve flood pressure in Yichang, China, on July 19. STR/AFP via Getty Images

A security guard looks at his phone while water is released from the Three Gorges Dam, a gigantic hydropower project on the Yangtze River, to relieve flood pressure in Yichang, China, on July 19.

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Italian coast guard divers work to free a sperm whale caught in a fishing net north of the Sicilian Aeolian Islands in Italy on July 19 in this still image taken from a video. Carmelo Isgro/MuMa Museo del Mare di Milazzo/Via Reuters

Italian coast guard divers work to free a sperm whale caught in a fishing net north of the Sicilian Aeolian Islands in Italy on July 19 in this still image taken from a video.

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A diver jumps from the 72-foot-high Fshajt Bridge, or Sacred Bridge, near the town of Gjakova, Kosovo, on July 19 as sign of protest after police canceled the 70th annual high diving competition because spectators failed to follow social distancing rules. ARMEND NIMANI/AFP via Getty Images

A diver jumps from the 72-foot-high Fshajt Bridge, or Sacred Bridge, near the town of Gjakova, Kosovo, on July 19 as sign of protest after police canceled the 70th annual high diving competition because spectators failed to follow social distancing rules.

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A worker wearing biosecurity equipment digs graves for coronavirus victims at the San Diego Cemetery in Quito, Ecuador, on July 21. CRISTINA VEGA RHOR/AFP via Getty Images

A worker wearing biosecurity equipment digs graves for coronavirus victims at the San Diego Cemetery in Quito, Ecuador, on July 21.

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A woman washes her cooking pot in the floodwaters outside her house in Sreenagar, Bangladesh, on July 20. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images

A woman washes her cooking pot in the floodwaters outside her house in Sreenagar, Bangladesh, on July 20.

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A man rows his boat amid foam in the polluted Yamuna River on the outskirts of New Delhi on July 23. XAVIER GALIANA/AFP via Getty Images

A man rows his boat amid foam in the polluted Yamuna River on the outskirts of New Delhi on July 23.

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Bruno Dey, a former SS watchman at the Stutthof concentration camp, hides his face behind a folder as he leaves in a wheelchair after the verdict in his trial in Hamburg, Germany, on July 23. The 93-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard was handed a suspended sentence of two years in prison as the court found him guilty of complicity in World War II atrocities. FABIAN BIMMER/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Bruno Dey, a former SS watchman at the Stutthof concentration camp, hides his face behind a folder as he leaves in a wheelchair after the verdict in his trial in Hamburg, Germany, on July 23. The 93-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard was handed a suspended sentence of two years in prison as the court found him guilty of complicity in World War II atrocities.

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Residents watch a movie in a cinema in Wuhan, China, on July 20. The China Film Administration allowed cinemas in low-risk areas to resume operation with effective epidemic prevention measures in place. Getty Images

Residents watch a movie in a cinema in Wuhan, China, on July 20. The China Film Administration allowed cinemas in low-risk areas to resume operation with effective epidemic prevention measures in place.

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A Palestinian boy pours water over his head in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on July 22. MOHAMMED ABED/AFP via Getty Images

A Palestinian boy pours water over his head in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on July 22.

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Teal Lindseth reacts to tear gas after federal officers dispersed protesters from in front of the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in Portland, Oregon, on July 20. Nathan Howard/Getty Images

Teal Lindseth reacts to tear gas after federal officers dispersed protesters from in front of the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in Portland, Oregon, on July 20.

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A fruit vendor walks with his wares at Sea View Beach in Karachi, Pakistan, on July 19. ASIF HASSAN/AFP via Getty Images

A fruit vendor walks with his wares at Sea View Beach in Karachi, Pakistan, on July 19.

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A supporter of President Donald Trump prepares to wait outside Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, on July 19. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images

A supporter of President Donald Trump prepares to wait outside Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, on July 19.

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A girl sits alongside a flooded walkway in Sreenagar, Bangladesh, on July 20. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images

A girl sits alongside a flooded walkway in Sreenagar, Bangladesh, on July 20.

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A Cal Fire aircraft drops fire retardant over the Hog Fire, about 5 miles from Susanville, California, on July 21. JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images

A Cal Fire aircraft drops fire retardant over the Hog Fire, about 5 miles from Susanville, California, on July 21.

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Assa Traore, the sister of Adama Traore, who died in police custody, takes part in a march to call for justice in Beaumont-sur-Oise, outside Paris, on July 18. BERTRAND GUAY/AFP via Getty Images

Assa Traore, the sister of Adama Traore, who died in police custody, takes part in a march to demand justice in Beaumont-sur-Oise, outside Paris, on July 18.

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Police detain protesters during a demonstration against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside his official residence in Jerusalem on July 22. Netanyahu was indicted in January for bribery, fraud and breach of trust. AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP via Getty Images

Police detain protesters during a demonstration against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside his official residence in Jerusalem on July 22. Netanyahu was indicted in January for bribery, fraud, and breach of trust.

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Vendors handle a camel at a market set up for the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Adha festival in Karachi, Pakistan, on July 18. ASIF HASSAN/AFP via Getty Images

Vendors handle a camel at a market set up for the upcoming Muslim Eid al-Adha festival in Karachi, Pakistan, on July 18.

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Just hours before his death was announced, an image of U.S. Rep. John Lewis appears during a screening of the documentary “John Lewis: Good Trouble” at the Brooklyn Army Terminal in New York on July 17. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

Just hours before his death was announced, an image of U.S. Rep. John Lewis appears during a screening of the documentary “John Lewis: Good Trouble” at the Brooklyn Army Terminal in New York on July 17.

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Members of the Military Firefighter Brigade of Minas Gerais demonstrate the use of an isolation stretcher, or bubble stretcher, to transport patients infected with coronavirus at Pampulha Airport in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on July 22. DOUGLAS MAGNO/AFP via Getty Images

Members of the Military Firefighter Brigade of Minas Gerais demonstrate the use of an isolation stretcher, or bubble stretcher, to transport patients infected with coronavirus at Pampulha Airport in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on July 22.

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Aram Vardazaryan stands inside his home in the village of Aygepar, Armenia, on July 18 after it was hit by shelling during armed clashes on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. Russia said it is prepared to mediate peace talks between ex-Soviet rivals Armenia and Azerbaijan after fighting escalated. KAREN MINASYAN/AFP via Getty Images

Aram Vardazaryan stands inside his home in the village of Aygepar, Armenia, on July 18 after it was hit by shelling during armed clashes on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. Russia said it is prepared to mediate peace talks between ex-Soviet rivals Armenia and Azerbaijan after fighting escalated.

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plays with children during a visit to The Discovery School in Kings Hill, England, on July 20. JEREMY SELWYN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plays with children during a visit to The Discovery School in Kings Hill, England, on July 20.

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