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Pictures of the Week: June 15, 2012

From the most excellent Denver Post

A Pakistani girl holding her sister, center, looks at a group of boys playing marbles in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, June 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Rohingya Muslims, trying to cross the Naf river into Bangladesh to escape sectarian violence in Myanmar, look on from an intercepted boat in Teknaf on July 13, 2012. Bangladesh on Wednesday refused three more boatloads of Rohingya Muslims fleeing sectarian violence in Myanmar, officials said, despite growing calls for the border to be opened. Bangladeshi guards have turned back 16 boats carrying more than 660 Rohingya people, most of them women and children, since June 11 as they tried to enter from neighbouring Myanmar across the river Naf. AFP PHOTO/ Munir uz ZAMANMUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/GettyImages

Brazil’s Santos fans cheer during a Copa Libertadores soccer match against Brazil’s Corinthians in Santos, Brazil, Wednesday, June 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)

Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya Muslims shout slogans during a protest outside the Myanmar embassy in Kuala Lumpur on June 15, 2012. Rohingya living in Malaysia protested against the deadly religious riots in Myanmar’s Arakan state and demanded the United Nations’ intervention to restore peace following clashes between Buddhist Rakhine and the Muslim Rohingya that have left dozens dead and more than 30,000 displaced. AFP PHOTO / Mohd RASFANMOHD RASFAN/AFP/GettyImages

There are another 15 superb images to view here

Myanmar a photographic expedition with Steve McCurry

  • A series of images captured during a photographic expedition with Steve McCurry in Myanmar in february 2011. By

  • We seem to be getting a bit of a theme going on here but if the pictures are good go with it is my view