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Pictures of the week: Around the world

By AFP

Added 9th July 2016 11:13 AM

Some of the pictures reflecting various activities around the world this week

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Girls wearing traditional Ukrainian clothes jump over a bonfire during the Ivana Kupala night, an ancient heathen holiday, in the Pyrogove village near Kiev on July 6, 2016. During the celebrations, dating back to pagan times, people wear wreaths, jump over fires and bathe naked in rivers and lakes. / AFP PHOTO / SERGEI SUPINSKY

Some of the pictures reflecting various activities around the world this week

 rance supporters celebrate with smoke flares after rance won the uro 2016 semifinal football match against ermany on the hamps lysees in aris on uly 7 2016        France supporters celebrate with smoke flares after France won the Euro 2016 semi-final football match against Germany on the Champs Elysees in Paris, on July 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT

 

 resident arack bama  and reat ritains rime inister avid ameron  chat prior to the meeting of the heads of states of the orth tlantic ouncil  during the  summit in arsaw oland he olish capital arsaw hosts a twoday toplevel  meeting first time since oland joined the alliance in 1999      US President Barack Obama (R) and Great Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) chat prior to the meeting of the heads of states of the North Atlantic Council (NAC), during the NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland. The Polish capital Warsaw hosts a two-day top-level NATO meeting, first time since Poland joined the alliance in 1999. / AFP PHOTO / WOJTEK RADWANSKI

 

   combination of file pictures made on uly 8 2016 shows ortugal  and rance  supporters during uro 2016 football tournament rance will face ortugal in the uro 2016 final football match at the tade de rance in aintenis north of aris on uly 10 2016    A combination of file pictures made on July 8, 2016 shows Portugal (L) and France (R) supporters during Euro 2016 football tournament. France will face Portugal in the Euro 2016 final football match at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on July 10, 2016. / AFP PHOTO

 

 ortugals forward ristiano onaldo celebrates at the end of the uro 2016 semifinal football match between ortugal and ales at the arc lympique yonnais stadium in cinesharpieu near yon on uly 6 2016     rancisco Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates at the end of the Euro 2016 semi-final football match between Portugal and Wales at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium in Décines-Charpieu, near Lyon, on July 6, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Francisco LEONG

 

 alestinian children play with toy guns in the southern aza trip town of afah on uly 7 2016 on the second day of id alitr holiday which marks the end of the holy uslim month of amadan      Palestinian children play with toy guns in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah on July 7, 2016, on the second day of Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. / AFP PHOTO / SAID KHATIB

 

 tudents react after viewing the results of the baccalaureat exam high school graduation exam on uly 5 2016 at the ouis e rand high school in aris       Students react after viewing the results of the baccalaureat exam (high school graduation exam) on July 5, 2016 at the Louis Le Grand high school in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / DOMINIQUE FAGET

 

 yclists of pains ovistar cycling team  and of reat ritains ky cycling team ride in the pack during the 2375 km fouth stage of the 103rd edition of the our de rance cycling race on uly 5 2016 between aumur and imoges     jeff pachoud Cyclists of Spain's Movistar cycling team (L) and of Great Britain's Sky cycling team ride in the pack during the 237,5 km fouth stage of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 5, 2016 between Saumur and Limoges. AFP PHOTO / jeff pachoud

 

 rances midfielder aul ogba  celebrates with supporters after winning the uro 2016 semifinal football match between ermany and rance at the tade elodrome in arseille on uly 7 2016    alery France's midfielder Paul Pogba (C) celebrates with supporters after winning the Euro 2016 semi-final football match between Germany and France at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille on July 7, 2016. AFP PHOTO / Valery HACHE

 

 pains lberto ontador is seen injured after a crash during the 188 km first stage of the 103rd edition of the our de rance cycling race on uly 2 2016 between ontaintichel and tah each aintearieduont ormandy       Spain's Alberto Contador is seen injured after a crash during the 188 km first stage of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 2, 2016 between Mont-Saint-Michel and Utah Beach Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Normandy. / AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD

 

olice stand among ussian uslims praying outside the central mosque in oscow on uly 5 2016 during celebrations of id alitr marking the end of the fasting month of amadan      Police stand among Russian Muslims praying outside the central mosque in Moscow on July 5, 2016, during celebrations of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. / AFP PHOTO / KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV

 

 fghan muslims hug after offering prayers at the start of id alitr which marks the end of amadan at the ami mosque in erat province on uly 6 2016  he threeday festival which begins after the sighting of a new crescent moon marks the end of the fasting month of amadan during which devout uslims abstain from food and drink from dawn to dusk      Afghan muslims hug after offering prayers at the start of Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan, at the Jami mosque in Herat province on July 6, 2016. The three-day festival, which begins after the sighting of a new crescent moon, marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan during which devout Muslims abstain from food and drink from dawn to dusk. / AFP PHOTO / AREF KARIMI

 

 actor ill mith  and his daughter illow mith pose before hanel 20162017 fallwinter aute outure collection fashion show on uly 5 2016 in aris      US actor Will Smith (R) and his daughter Willow Smith pose before Chanel 2016-2017 fall/winter Haute Couture collection fashion show on July 5, 2016 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS GUILLOT

 

 model presents a creation for alph  usso during the 20162017 fallwinter aute outure collection fashion show on uly 4 2016 in aris      A model presents a creation for Ralph & Russo during the 2016-2017 fall/winter Haute Couture collection fashion show on July 4, 2016 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND GUAY

 

outh frican aralympian athlete scar istorius  holds his sister imee istorius 3rd  as he leaves the igh ourt in retoria on uly 6 2016 after being sentenced to six years in jail for murdering his girlfriend eeva teenkamp three years ago igh ourt judge hokozile asipa listed several mitigating factors for sentencing istorius to less than half the minimum 15year term for murder including the athletes claim he believed he was shooting an intruder scar istorius will not appeal against his sixyear jail term        South African Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius (C) holds his sister Aimee Pistorius (3rd R) as he leaves the High Court in Pretoria, on July 6, 2016 after being sentenced to six years in jail for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago. High Court judge Thokozile Masipa listed several mitigating factors for sentencing Pistorius to less than half the minimum 15-year term for murder, including the athlete's claim he believed he was shooting an intruder. Oscar Pistorius will not appeal against his six-year jail term. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / MARCO LONGARI

 

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