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Pictures of the Week: August 19, 2013

Another week of brilliant images from The Denver Post

The Denver Post  brings together a collection of images, chosen among thousands, of the strongest photojournalism from around the world.

An Egyptian woman tries to stop a military bulldozer from hurting a wounded youth during clashes that broke out as Egyptian security forces moved in to disperse supporters of ’s deposed president Mohamed Morsi in a huge protest camp near Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in eastern Cairo on August 14, 2013.

The operation began shortly after dawn when security forces surrounded the sprawling Rabaa al-Adawiya camp in east Cairo and a similar one at Al-Nahda square, in the centre of the capital, launching a long-threatened crackdown that left dozens dead.

APTOPIX Mideast Yemen

 

A Yemeni youth holds a poster of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi after climbing a lamp post during a rally supporting Morsi in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. Arabic writing reads, “We are with the legitimacy.” Egyptian authorities on Thursday authorized police to use deadly force to protect themselves and key state institutions from attacks, after presumed supporters of the deposed Islamist president torched two local government buildings near the capital in the latest of a series of apparent reprisals to follow a bloody crackdown on their protest camps. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

APTOPIX Navy Oceana Change Of Command

Culinary Specialist First Class Jason Burba, bottom right, listens to Capt. Robert N. Geis as he addresses the attendees of the change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station Oceana, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 in Virginia Beach, Va. Captain Robert N. Geis was relieved Friday of his position as Commanding Officer of NASO by Captain Christopher W. Chope. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Rich-Joseph Facun)

*** BESTPIX *** Palestinian Prisoners Celebrate Their Release From Israeli Jail

Families celebrate the release of 11 Palestinian prisoners from an Israeli jail in the Mikatah compound on August 14, 2013 in Ramallah, West Bank. Israel announced that 26 Palestinian prisoners will be released, 15 to Gaza and 11 sent to West Bank, as part of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. (Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

APTOPIX Spain Bullfight

Spanish bullfighters wait for the start of a bullfight during the festivities of San Roque, patron saint, in the village of Penafiel, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. In August hundreds of villages around Spain celebrate their patron saints, with bullfights, music and party on the streets. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

see more pictures from this week in August here

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