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Week in pictures: 25-31 May 2019

Week in pictures: 25-31 May 2019

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week.

A fisherman lies on the muddy floor bed of mangrove forests, reaching his arm into catch crabsImage copyright
NACHO DOCE/ REUTERS

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Fisherman Jose da Cruz catches crabs inside mangrove forests on the Caratingui river, in Cairu, Bahia, Brazil. His average daily catch is half what it was 10 years ago.

A Muslim man walks through the mosque where laid out on the floor are lots of colourful dishesImage copyright
FRANCIS MASCARENHAS/ REUTERS

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A Muslim man arranges the Iftar – breaking fast – meals during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, inside a mosque in Mumbai, India.

Protestors gathers outside a university filled with banners in the rainImage copyright
RODOLFO BUHRER/ REUTERS

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Students protest against cuts to spending on higher education, planned by Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro’s right-wing government, at the Parana Federal University in Curitiba.

A young girl stretches as she waits for her turn in the spelling beeImage copyright
LEAH MILLIS/ REUTERS

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Yena Park, 10, stretches while waiting for her turn to compete in the second round of the 92nd annual Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland, USA. A record eight children won this year’s event.

A woman searches through the rubble of a destroyed houseImage copyright
KYLE GRILLOT/ REUTERS

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Danielle Taulbee, 24, at her grandmother’s damaged house after a tornado hit Brookville, near Dayton, Ohio, U.S.

US President Donald Trump, his wife, Melania, and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe watch Sumo Wrestlers performImage copyright
JONATHAN ERNST/ REUTERS

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US President Donald Trump attends a sumo wrestling tournament during his four-day visit to Japan, describing the event as “an incredible evening”. He presented the winner, Asanoyama, with a custom-made trophy – the United States President’s Cup.

Nigel Farage and Ann Widdecombe speak in at a press conference in WestminsterImage copyright
Dinendra Haria / Alamy

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Nigel Farage, leader of the Brexit Party and a MEP for South East England, speaks after the EU election results were announced. The newly formed Brexit Party, which wants the UK to leave the EU by 31 October – with or without an agreement – won 29 seats.

Pope Francis signs a Harley Davidson motorbike in front of a crowd of peopleImage copyright
YARA NARDI/ REUTERS

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Pope Francis signs a Harley Davidson motorbike belonging to the Christian motorcycle group “Jesus Biker” as his cape is blown by a gust of wind during the weekly general audience at the Vatican.

Tennis player Novak Djokovic leaps to bat the ball backImage copyright
KAI PFAFFENBACH/ REUTERS

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Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action during his second-round match against Switzerland’s Henri Laaksonen in the French Open Tennis at Roland Garros.

Retired veteran dressed in military uniform sitsImage copyright
MIKE THEILER/ REUTERS

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World War II veteran and USMC Sgt Bruce Heilman, 93, of Richmond, Virginia, awaits the start of the 32nd – and possibly final – Rolling Thunder “Ride for Freedom” during US Memorial Day weekend.

Dutch pop group Vengaboys perform their song to a large group of protestors, fake money is falling all over the crowdImage copyright
LISI NIESNER/ REUTERS

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Dutch pop group Vengaboys perform on a stage during a protest against the government in Vienna, Austria.

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