A woman smiles in a rice paddy field during National Paddy Day—which marks the start of the annual rice planting season—in Tokha village on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, on June 29. PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP via Getty Images

The Week in World Photos

A Paddy Day romp in Nepal, masked protesters in France, and the coronavirus’s exhausting toll.

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A woman smiles in a rice paddy field during National Paddy Day—which marks the start of the annual rice planting season—in Tokha village on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, on June 29. PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP via Getty Images

A woman smiles in a rice paddy field during National Paddy Day—marking the start of the annual rice planting season—in Tokha village on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, on June 29.

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A protester carries crosses during a demonstration against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and in honor of the people who have died from the coronavirus in front of the National Congress in Brasilia on June 28. Andressa Anholete/Getty Images

A protester carries crosses in front of the National Congress in Brasilia, Brazil, on June 28 during a demonstration against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and in memory of the people who have died from the coronavirus.

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A man smokes near destroyed buildings in the town of Ariha in Syria's rebel-held northwestern Idlib province on June 27 in this long-exposure photograph that showcases the Milky Way galaxy in the night sky above. OMAR HAJ KADOUR/AFP via Getty Images

A man smokes near destroyed buildings in the town of Ariha in Syria's rebel-held northwestern Idlib province on June 27 in this long-exposure photograph that showcases the Milky Way galaxy in the night sky above.

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Lavender engulfs a field in Puimoisson, southern France, on July 1. CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP via Getty Images

Lavender engulfs a field in Puimoisson, southern France, on July 1.

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A cat sits at a seafront promenade in the Bab el-Oued district of Algeria’s capital Algiers on June 29. RYAD KRAMDI/AFP via Getty Images

A cat sits at a seafront promenade in the Bab el-Oued district of Algeria’s capital, Algiers, on June 29.

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A medical staff member rests in front of a fan in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston on June 30. Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations have spiked since Texas reopened, pushing intensive care wards to full capacity. Go Nakamura/Getty Images

A medical staff member rests in front of a fan in the coronavirus intensive care unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston on June 30. Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations have spiked since Texas reopened, pushing intensive care wards to full capacity.

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A Rohingya woman from Myanmar goes through an identification procedure by Indonesian police at the immigration detention center in Lhokseumawe, Sumatra, on June 26. CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP via Getty Images

A Rohingya woman from Myanmar goes through an identification procedure by Indonesian police at the immigration detention center in Lhokseumawe, Sumatra, on June 26.

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A relative of a passerby who was killed in an attack speaks on the phone at the crime scene in Mexico City on June 26. Mexico City’s Public Security Secretary Omar García Harfuch, who was targeted, was wounded in the attack. PEDRO PARDO/AFP via Getty Images

A relative of a passerby who was killed in an attack speaks on the phone at the crime scene in Mexico City on June 26. Mexico City’s Public Security Secretary Omar García Harfuch, who was targeted, was wounded in the attack.

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A Ukrainian serviceman prepares a machine gun for combat on the front lines with Russia-backed separatists at Krymske village, Ukraine, on June 30. ANATOLII STEPANOV/AFP via Getty Images

A Ukrainian serviceman prepares a machine gun for combat on the front lines with Russia-backed separatists at Krymske village, Ukraine, on June 30.

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Students from the Antsi Military Academy are positioned in downtown Antananarivo, Madagascar, on June 26 before an Independence Day military parade. RIJASOLO/AFP via Getty Images

Students from the Antsi Military Academy are positioned in downtown Antananarivo, Madagascar, on June 26 before an Independence Day military parade.

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A man smokes a pipe while wearing a face mask during a demonstration in Nantes, France, on June 30 as part of a nationwide day of protests to demand better working conditions for health care workers. LOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty Images

A man smokes a pipe while wearing a face mask during a demonstration in Nantes, France, on June 30 as part of a nationwide day of protests to demand better working conditions for health care workers.

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Dharma the Sumatran tiger yawns as members of the public return to Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland on June 29 for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown began. Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images

Dharma the Sumatran tiger yawns as members visitors return to Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland on June 29 for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown began.

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On the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China, Hong Kong riot police make the first arrests under Beijing’s new national security law July 1. DALE DE LA REY/AFP via Getty Images

On July 1, the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China, Hong Kong riot police make their first arrests under Beijing’s new national security law.

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Demonstrators march with a rainbow flag during the 2020 Critical Pride parade in Madrid on June 28. GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP via Getty Images

Participants march during the Critical Pride parade in Madrid on June 28.

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Members of the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol Honor Guard retire the state flag outside the capitol building in Jackson, Mississippi, on July 1. The flag, the last in the United States to feature a Confederate emblem, was permanently retired. RORY DOYLE/AFP via Getty Images

Members of the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol Honor Guard retire the state flag outside the Capitol building in Jackson, Mississippi, on July 1. The flag, the last in the United States to feature a Confederate emblem, was permanently retired.

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A mobile ballot box is bought to the home of a voter in Moscow on July 1, part of an effort to help Russians vote on constitutional reforms amid the coronavirus pandemic. ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP via Getty Images

A mobile ballot box is bought to the home of a voter in Moscow on July 1, part of an effort to help Russians vote on constitutional reforms amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe greets his supporters after winning the second round of the Le Havre mayoral elections June 28. SAMEER AL-DOUMY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe greets his supporters after winning the second round of the Le Havre mayoral elections June 28.

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Farmers try to scare away a swarm of locusts from a field on the outskirts of Sukkur, Pakistan, on July 1. SHAHID ALI/AFP via Getty Images

Farmers try to scare away a swarm of locusts from a field on the outskirts of Sukkur, Pakistan, on July 1.

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Olympique Lyonnais’s Portuguese goalkeeper Anthony Lopes warms up prior to the start of a match between Lyon and U.S. Port-Valais in Évian-les-Bains, France, on July 1. JEFF PACHOUD/AFP via Getty Images

Olympique Lyonnais’s Portuguese goalkeeper Anthony Lopes warms up prior to the start of a match between Lyon and U.S. Port-Valais in Évian-les-Bains, France, on July 1.

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Fourth of July fireworks—spread out over several nights in New York City—light up the skyline June 29. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Fourth of July fireworks—spread out over several nights in New York City—light up the skyline June 29.

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