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Week in Photos: June 8, 2013

From Bradley Manning at his court-martial to a sunken Swiss bus, see the week’s most striking images.

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Istanbul

June 1, 2013
Turkish protesters clash with riot police in Taksim Square during furious anti-government protests, which started in the city center in late May.

Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty

New Delhi

June 4, 2013
An man searches for coins in the polluted waters of the Yamuna River on the eve of World Environment Day.

Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty

Golan Heights, Israel

June 6, 2013
Smoke billows from a fire caused by clashes between Syrian rebels and forces loyal to the regime near the Quneitra crossing. Syrian regime forces retook the only crossing point along the ceasefire line after it was seized earlier by rebels, according to Israeli security personnel. The crossing is seen as strategically important because of its position in a demilitarized zone of the Golan Heights, most of which Israel seized from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day War.

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Lancaster, California

June 3, 2013
A plane drops fire retardant on a massive wildfire north of Los Angeles.

Steve Ruark/AP

Dover Air Force Base, Delaware

June 3, 2013
An Army carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Spc. Ray A. Ramirez. According to the Department of Defense, Ramirez, 20, of Sacramento, California, died June 1 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device.

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Srinagar, India

June 7, 2013
Kashmiri Muslim women pray as a head priest (unseen) displays a holy relic believed to be hair from the beard of the Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal Shrine, during Mehraj-u-Alam, believed to mark the ascension of the prophet to heaven.

Patrick Semansky/AP

Fort Meade, Maryland

June 5, 2013
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted into a courthouse on the third day of his court-martial. Manning is charged with indirectly aiding the enemy by sending troves of classified material to WikiLeaks. He faces up to life in prison.

Kostas Tsironis/AP

Istanbul

June 6, 2013
A street vendor sells masks at Taksim Square. Turkish officials, scrambling to contain tensions, have delivered more conciliatory messages to thousands of protesters denouncing what they say is the government’s increasingly authoritarian rule and its meddling in lifestyles.

Ebrahim Noroozi/AP

Tehran

June 7, 2013
People walk over electoral leaflets covering the street after Friday prayers. The Iranian presidential election will be held June 14.

Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty

Geneva, Switzerland

June 4, 2013
Delegates raise placards requesting the floor for their delegation after the report of the United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria before the U.N. Human Rights Council. U.N. investigators said they had “reasonable grounds” to believe chemical weapons have been used by both sides in Syria and warned that crimes against humanity are now occurring daily in the war-torn country.

Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty

Srinagar, India

June 6, 2013
Kashmiri Muslim villagers watch the funeral of Altaf Baba, a.k.a. Gazi Baba, a self-styled divisional commander of Jaish-e-Muhammad, at Algar-Kandi in Pulwama district. Security forces exchanged fresh fire with holed-up militants in the wee hours.

Channi Anand/AP

Jammu, India

June 5, 2013
An Indian man dries plastic bags for reuse at an industrial area on the outskirts of town.

Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty

Vevey, Switzerland

June 3, 2013
Divers participate in a rescue operation after a bus sank in Lake Geneva. The empty bus was parked on the market square in Vevey, but rolled away by itself and ended up in the lake. No one was injured.

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Passau, Germany

June 3, 2013
Heavy rains across portions of Germany are causing flooding and ruining crops, with the town of Passau, also known as Dreifluessestadt, or City of Three Rivers, particularly affected by flooding because of its proximity to the rivers Danube, Inn, and Ilz.