The week in photos: June 2-8, 2018

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The week in photos: June 2-8, 2018


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

NICARAGUA VIOLENCE. A demonstrator fires a home-made mortar against riot police during protests in Monimbo neighborhood in Masaya, Managua, on June 2, 2018. Photo by Inti Ocon/AFP

ANOTHER CONTROVERSY. President Rodrigo Duterte gets a warm welcome from the Filipino community in South Korea on June 3, 2018. He later kissed a woman on the lips as the event was wrapping up, sparking another controversy. Malacañang Photo
GRAFT COMPLAINT. Former president Benigno Aquino III appears before the Department of Justice on June 4, 2018, to respond to the graft complaint filed against him over the Dengvaxia controversy. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler
NEW SCHOOL YEAR. Students at the President Corazon C. Aquino Elementary School in Quezon City prepare to hold a flag ceremony on June 4, 2018. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler
ROAD SAFETY FOR KIDS. Thai police sergeant Tanit Bussabong directs traffic wearing a costume where he appears to ride a T-rex outside a school in Nakhon Nayok on June 4, 2018. Photo by Stephen J. Boitano/AFP
DEADLY ERUPTION. Partial view of a victim of the Fuego Volcano in San Miguel Los Lotes, a village in Escuintla Department, about 35 km southwest of Guatemala City, on June 4, 2018, a day after the eruption. Photo by Johan Ordonez/AFP
REMEMBERING THE VICTIMS. People hold candles during a vigil in Hong Kong on June 4, 2018, to mark the 29th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing. Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP
RAMADAN. Afghan Shiite Muslim worshippers hold holy Qurans as they pray during the Laylat al-Qadr at a mosque in Herat province on June 5, 2018. Photo by Hoshang Hashimi/AFP
WITH LOVE. German astronaut Alexander Gerst gestures from inside a bus before the launch of the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome on June 6, 2018. Photo by Vyacheslav Oseledko/AFP
PEACE MARCH. Activists from Zimbabwe's ruling party Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) Youth League cheer as they march for peace on June 6, 2018, in Harare, ahead of the July 30 general elections. Photo by Jekesai Njikizana/AFP
SUMMIT PROTEST. Anti-G7 protesters gather for a demonstration in Quebec City, on June 7, 2018, the eve of the leaders' summit. Photo by Lars Hagberg/AFP
BLACK FRIDAY PROTEST. An activist tears apart a mock electricity bill on June 8, 2018, in Manila, to protest an impending power rate hike. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler
INDEPENDENCE DAY DISPLAY. Mallgoers in Rizal on June 8, 2018, check the 120 miniature jeepneys arranged to form a Philippine Flag in celebration of the country's 120th Independence Day celebration. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler


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