The week in photos: May 26-June 1, 2018

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The week in photos: May 26-June 1, 2018


This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

PROTEST ALONG THE BEACH. A woman sits on the beach among yellow clothes shaped as crosses during a protest in support for jailed separatist leaders called by local Republic Defence Committees at Mataro's beach, Barcelona on May 27, 2018. Photo by Pau Barrena/AFP

START OF SUMMER. Pakistani youth take a plunge through a water slide during a hot day in Lahore on May 27, 2018. Photo by Arif Ali/AFP
BREAKING OF FAST. A Bangladeshi volunteer prepares Iftar food for Muslim devotees before breaking their fast during the holy month of Ramadan at a shrine in Dhaka on May 27, 2018. Photo by Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
VOLCANIC SMOG. A USGS scientist in the Lower East Rift Zone of the Kilauea volcano documents the fissure 7 lava fountain on May 27, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii. Photo by Brett Walker/US Geological Survey/AFP
UP IN SMOKE. The pre-war Juan Luna Building, which houses the National Archives of the Philippines, in Binondo, Manila caught fire on May 28, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler
TRIPLE WHAMMY PROTEST. Militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno stage a die-in protest in government and private offices in Makati City on May 29, 2018 to call attention to various issues such as the rising prices of basic commodities, low wages, and labor contractualization. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler
MEMORIAL WALL. Flowers lay under a picture of the 41-year-old anti-Kremlin reporter Arkady Babchenko on the memorial wall of Moscow's journalists house in Moscow on May 30, 2018. Photo by Vasily Maximov/AFP
MAKING A LIVING. Afghan vendor Rafi, 9, poses for a photograph as he sell brooms at a roadside stall in Mazar-i-Sharif on May 30, 2018. Photo by Farshad Usyan/AFP
CRUSHED. The Bureau of Customs destroys smuggled luxury motorcycles and vehicles at the Port Area in Manila on May 30, 2018. Malacañang photo
POPE'S AUDIENCE. A gust of wind blows Pope Francis' mantel as he meets the Carabinieri during the general audience at Saint Peters Square, Vatican City on May 30, 2018. Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP
SAFE HAVEN. Peasants spend the night at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Managua, where they took refuge during deadly clashes after a march marking Nicaragua's National Mother's Day on May 31, 2018. Photo by Inti Ocon/AFP
A LONG WAIT. Contractual employees wait outside the PLDT Human Resources Department in Mandaluyong City on June 1, 2018 for the outcome of a dialogue between union leaders and the management on the status of their regularization. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler
OATH-TAKING. About 1,724 new lawyers take their oath before the Supreme Court justices in Pasay City on June 1, 2018. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler


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