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Pictures of the Week: June 27, 2014

It might be a while ago but The Denver Post is always reliable

Algerian fans celebrate in Algiers on June 26, 2014 after Algeria eliminated Russia with a 1-1 draw in a FIFA 2014 World Cup Group H match.

Torchlights are placed next to soldiers’ tombs at the Douaumont’s boneyard, eastern France, during the annual event known as The Four Days of Verdun, a night parade of veterans, as they commemorate the Verdun battle 98th anniversary.

"TOPSHOTS-CORRECTION-CHINA-MYANMAR-DIPLOMACY"

Chinese honour guards prepare for the arrival of Myanmar President U Thein Sein and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on June 27,2014. U Thein Sein is on a visit to China from June 27 to 30. AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAOWANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images #

"Vladimir Putin"

“Russian Vladimir Putin, second right, takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier outside Moscow’s Kremlin Wall, in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 22, 2014,  to mark the 73rd anniversary of the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)”

"TOPSHOTS-TURKEY-GAY-PARADE"

“People march during a gay parade on Istiklal Street, the main shopping corridor on June 22, 2014 in Istanbul during the Trans Pride Parade as part of the Trans Pride Week 2014, which is organized by Istanbul’s ‘Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transvestites and Transsexuals’ (LGBTT) solidarity organization. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC”

"APTOPIX India Hindu Festival"

“A Sadhu, or Hindu holy man, smokes marijuana at the Kamakhya temple in Gauhati, India, Saturday, June 21, 2014. The annual Ambubasi festival begins Sunday where hundreds of tantric Sadhus, holy men from an esoteric form of Hinduism, gather to perform rituals at the temple. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)”

"Jose Tomas"

“Spanish bullfighter Jose Tomas stands with his clothing stained with an El Pilar ranch fighting bull’s blood during a bullfight in Leon, Spain, Sunday, June 22, 2014. Bullfighting is an ancient tradition in Spain and Tomas is Spain’s most popular bullfighter, after coming back from an injury he has only fought a few fights this season, keeping fans yearning for more opportunities to see their idol. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)”

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