TOPSHOT - A couple protects themselves with an umbrella while walking under heavy rain in Moscow's Alexander Garden on May 29, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV        (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

The World in Photos This Week

A truck bomb brings carnage to the streets of Kabul; Bangladeshis seek shelter during a cyclone; and Muslims celebrate the beginning of Ramadan.

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TOPSHOT - This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 30, 2017 shows a test-fire of a ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea.
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This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on May 30 shows a test-fire of a ballistic missile at an undisclosed location.

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TOPSHOT - Members of the public take part in a vigil on St. Ann's Square in Manchester, northwest England on May 29, 2017, exactly one week after a bomb attack at Manchester Arena killed 22 and injured dozens more. 
The attack, which has been claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group, targeted concertgoers at the end of a show by US teen pop idol Ariana Grande.  / AFP PHOTO / JON SUPER        (Photo credit should read JON SUPER/AFP/Getty Images)

Members of the public take part in a vigil on St. Ann's Square in Manchester, England on May 29, exactly one week after a bomb attack at Manchester Arena after a pop concert killed 22 and injured dozens more.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) looks around in the Galerie des Batailles (Gallery of Battles) as he arrives with French President Emmanuel Macron (R) for a joint press conference following their meeting at the Versailles Palace, near Paris, on May 29, 2017.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosts Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in their first meeting since he came to office with differences on Ukraine and Syria clearly visible. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN        (Photo credit should read STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian President Vladimir Putin looks around in the Galerie des Batailles as he arrives with French President Emmanuel Macron for a joint press conference following their meeting at the Versailles Palace, near Paris, on May 29.

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TOPSHOT - An Indian Muslim boy arranges rows of food for Iftar, the time for breaking the fast during the first day of the month of Ramadan at Wallajah Mosque in Chennai on May 28, 2017.
Like millions of Muslim around the world, Indian Muslims celebrated the month of Ramadan by abstaining from eating, drinking, and smoking as well as sexual activities from dawn to dusk. / AFP PHOTO / ARUN SANKAR        (Photo credit should read ARUN SANKAR/AFP/Getty Images)

A Muslim boy arranges rows of food for Iftar, the time for breaking the fast during the first day of the month of Ramadan, at a mosque in Chennai, India, on May 28.

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BOSTON, MA - MAY 29:  A woman holding a dog walks past the 37,252 flags placed on the Boston Common to honor the number of lost Massachusetts military members on May 29, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. In an annual tradition, volunteers plant tens of thousands of flags on the Boston Common for Memorial Day. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

On May 29, a woman holding a dog walks past the 37,252 flags placed on the Boston Common, a Memorial Day tradition to honor the number of lost Massachusetts military members.

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A woman looks at Copenhagen's world famous statue of The Little Mermaid that has been exposed to vandalism and was painted red on May 30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Scanpix Denmark / Ida Marie Odgaard / Denmark OUT        (Photo credit should read IDA MARIE ODGAARD/AFP/Getty Images)

A woman looks at Copenhagen's world famous statue of The Little Mermaid that had been vandalized and painted red on May 30.

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TOPSHOT - A Nigerian policewoman gives an order as she marches in front of authorities and members of the public during a Democracy Day parade on May 29, 2017 in Freedom Square in Owerri. 
Democracy Day celebrates the end of military rules in Nigeria in May of 1999.  / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI        (Photo credit should read MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

A Nigerian policewoman in Owerri gives an order as she marches in front of officials and members of the public during a Democracy Day parade on May 29, in Freedom Square.

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TOPSHOT - A couple protects themselves with an umbrella while walking under heavy rain in Moscow's Alexander Garden on May 29, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV        (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

A couple protects themselves with an umbrella while walking under heavy rain in Moscow's Alexander Garden on May 29.

KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Afghan security forces and residents stand near the crater left by a truck bomb attack in Kabul on May 31, 2017.
At least 80 people were killed and hundreds wounded May 31 when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul's diplomatic quarter, bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital and shattering windows hundreds of metres away. / AFP PHOTO / WAKIL KOHSAR        (Photo credit should read WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan security forces and residents stand near the crater left by a truck bomb attack in Kabul's diplomatic quarter on May 31. At least 80 people were killed and hundreds wounded.

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TOPSHOT - Wounded Afghan women and men gesture at the site of a car bomb attack in Kabul on May 31, 2017.
At least 40 people were killed or wounded on May 31 as a massive blast ripped through Kabul's diplomatic quarter, shattering the morning rush hour and bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital. / AFP PHOTO / SHAH MARAI        (Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Wounded Afghan women and men gesture at the site of a car bomb attack in Kabul that shattered morning rush hour and brought carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital on May 31.

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TOPSHOT - This photo taken on May 30, 2017 shows crowds on a beach in Haikou on China's southern Hainan island. 
Tens of thousands crowded beaches on the island on a national holiday to mark the Dragon Boat Festival. / AFP PHOTO / STR / China OUT        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

This photo taken on May 30 shows crowds celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival on a beach in Haikou, China.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - MAY 28:  Orlando Caldeira embraces his mother Georgina at a demonstration and concert calling for direct presidential elections on May 28, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. President Michel Temer is enmired in allegations of endorsing bribery in a scandal which threatens to bring down his brief presidency.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

A young man embraces his mother at a demonstration and concert calling for direct presidential elections on May 28, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The current president, Michel Temer, is enmired in a bribery scandal that threatens to bring down his brief presidency.

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TOPSHOT - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta flags off a cargo train, as it leaves the container terminal for its inaugural journey to Nairobi, at the port of the coastal town of Mombasa on May 30, 2017.
More than a century after a colonial railway gave birth to modern Kenya, the country is betting on a new Chinese-built route to cement its position as the gateway to East Africa. The $3.2 billion (2.8 billion euro) railway linking Nairobi with the port city of Mombasa will May 31 take its first passengers on the 472 kilometre (293 mile) journey, allowing them to skip a hair-raising drive on one of Kenya's most dangerous highways.  / AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA        (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta sees off a cargo train as it leaves the container terminal of Mombasa on its inaugural journey to Nairobi on a new Chinese-built route on May 30.

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TOPSHOT - The world's first operational police robot stands at attention as they prepare a military cannon to fire to mark sunset and the end of the fasting day for Muslims observing Ramadan, in Downtown Dubai on May 31, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE        (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

The world's first operational police robot stands at attention in Dubai as police prepare a military cannon to mark sunset and the end of the fasting day for Muslims observing Ramadan on May 31.

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TOPSHOT - Thousands of protestors crowd the steets of the northern Moroccan city of Al-Hoceima, during a demonstration demanding the release of Nasser Zefzafi, head of the grassroots Al-Hirak al-Shaabi, or "Popular Movement" on May 31, 2017.
Thousands staged demonstrations for a fifth night running in northern Morocco to demand the release of the leader of a months-long protest movement in the neglected Rif region. 
The region has been shaken by social unrest since the death in October of fishmonger Mouhcine Fikri, 31, who was crushed in a rubbish truck in the fishing port of Al-Hoceima as he protested against the seizure of swordfish caught out of season.
 / AFP PHOTO / FADEL SENNA        (Photo credit should read FADEL SENNA/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands of protestors crowd the steets of Al-Hoceima, Morocco, during a demonstration on May 31, demanding the release of a detained activist.

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TOPSHOT - Students demonstrate near the Congress as Chilean President Michelle Bachelet delivers her annual message in Valparaiso, Chile, on June 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Martin BERNETTI        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Students demonstrate near the Congress as Chilean President Michelle Bachelet delivers her annual message in Valparaiso, Chile, on June 1,.

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TOPSHOT - An Indian woman and child cross a road in heavy rain brought by Cyclone Mora, in Agartala, the capital of northeastern state of Tripura, on May 30, 2017.
Rain brought by Cyclone Mora hit northeastern Indian states with authorities issuing a high wind warning. / AFP PHOTO / Arindam DEY        (Photo credit should read ARINDAM DEY/AFP/Getty Images)

An woman and child cross a road in heavy rain brought by Cyclone Mora, in Agartala, India, on May 30.

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TOPSHOT - Pilgrims walk followed by wagons moments before crossing the Quema river during the annual El Rocio pilgrimage in Villamanrique, near Sevilla on June 1, 2017.
El Rocio pilgrimage is the largest in Spain with hundreds of thousands of devotees wearing traditional outfits converging in a burst of colour as they make their way on horseback and decorated carriages across the Andalusian countryside. / AFP PHOTO / CRISTINA QUICLER        (Photo credit should read CRISTINA QUICLER/AFP/Getty Images)

Pilgrims walk followed by wagons prepare to cross the Quema river during the annual El Rocio pilgrimage in Villamanrique, Spain, on June 1.

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TOPSHOT - A member of the Iraqi forces loads a mortar as displaced residents evacuate from western Mosul's Zanjili neighbourhoodm, as government forces advance in the area during their ongoing battle against Islamic State (IS) group fighters on May 31, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / KARIM SAHIB        (Photo credit should read KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

A member of the Iraqi forces loads a mortar as displaced residents evacuate from western Mosul on May 31. Government forces are advancing in the area during their ongoing battle against Islamic State group fighters.

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TOPSHOT - Sri Lankan residents look on from a shop surrounded by floodwaters in Nagoda in Kalutara district on May 29, 2017.
Sri Lanka's monsoon toll climbed to 164 with the discovery of more bodies of people buried in landslides triggered by intense rains, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said May 29.
 / AFP PHOTO / LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI        (Photo credit should read LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Residents look on from a shop surrounded by floodwaters in Nagoda, Sri Lanka, on May 29.

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TOPSHOT - A Bangladeshi villager evacuates to a cyclone shelter on the coast in Cox's Bazar district on May 30, 2017.
Cyclone Mora hit Bangladesh on May 30, packing winds of up to 135 kilometres (84 miles) per hour, damaging thousands of homes as more than 300,000 people fled coastal villages.
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A Bangladeshi villager evacuates to a shelter on the coast in Cox's Bazar district on May 30 as Cyclone Mora hit the coast.

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TOPSHOT - A security guard poses for a photo in an empty ally way in Ogbaru Market on May 30, 2017, during a shutdown in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Nigerian Civil War. 
Nigeria on May 30 marks 50 years since the declaration of an independent Republic of Biafra plunged the country into a civil war, amid renewed tensions and fresh calls for a separate state. The main pro-independence groups -- the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) -- have called for a day of reflection. / AFP PHOTO / STEFAN HEUNIS        (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

A security guard poses for a photo in an empty ally way in Ogbaru Market in Onitsha, Nigeria, on May 30, during a shutdown in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Nigerian Civil War.

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TOPSHOT - A man carries a sewing machine as he offers his tailoring services in Ojudu Berger, on June 01, 2017 / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI        (Photo credit should read MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

A man carries a sewing machine as he offers his tailoring services in Ojudu Berger, Nigeria, on June 1.

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TOPSHOT - A woman with a boy walk in a flooded area on May 31, 2017, in Panthau, Northern Bahr al Ghazal, South Sudan. 
The rain is a threat for many farmers in the area. An estimated 63 per cent of the population in Northern Bahr al Ghazal is experiencing severe food insecurity, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report. The situation is particularly bad in Aweil West and Aweil South counties, where the exhaustion of household food stocks and growing dependence on financially inaccessible markets have left the population facing Emergency levels of food insecurity. / AFP PHOTO / Albert Gonzalez Farran        (Photo credit should read ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

A woman with a boy walk in a flooded area on May 31 in Panther, South Sudan. An estimated 63 percent of the area's population is experiencing severe food insecurity and famine.

ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN/AFP/Getty Images
TOPSHOT - Indian children play on makeshift swings suspended from a tree on the outskirts of New Delhi on May 30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Prakash SINGH        (Photo credit should read PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)

Indian children play on makeshift swings suspended from a tree on the outskirts of New Delhi on May 30.

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