The best news photos of the week

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

Girls row past submerged housesImage copyright
Anuwar Hazarika / Reuters

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A makeshift raft is used to navigate past submerged houses in a flood-affected village in Karbi Anglong district, in the north-eastern state of Assam, India.

Barbary lion cub jumps inside its enclosureImage copyright
David W Cerny / Reuters

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A newly-born Barbary lion cub jumps inside its enclosure at Dvur Kralove Zoo in Czech Republic.

Megan Rapinoe of the USA lifts the Fifa Women's World CupImage copyright
Alex Grimm / Getty Images

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Megan Rapinoe of the USA lifts the Fifa Women’s World Cup trophy following her team’s 2-0 victory in the final against Netherlands at Stade de Lyon, France.

A participant attends the annual Pride in London paradeImage copyright
Henry Nicholls / Reuters

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A participant attends the annual Pride in London parade.

Parasols on a beachImage copyright
Gent Shkullaku / AFP

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Europe continued to experience high temperatures. Here parasols are seen on a beach in Durres, Albania where temperatures rose to 39C.

A woman at the races in DurbanImage copyright
Rajesh Janitlal / AFP

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A woman arrives at one of Africa’s biggest horse racing events in Durban, South Africa.

Donald Glover poses for a photo with fansImage copyright
Mario Anzuoni / Reuters

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Actor Donald Glover poses for a photo with fans during the world premiere of his latest film The Lion King in Los Angeles, California.

A man casts his vote during the general election at a polling station in Athens, GreeceImage copyright
Orestis Panagiotou / EPA

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A man casts his vote at an Athens polling station during Greece’s snap general election, which was won by the centre-right opposition party New Democracy.

People take a mud bathImage copyright
Alexey Pavlishak. / Reuters

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People take a mud bath in the Chokrak lake near the village of Kurortnoye, Crimea.

Bodyguard and Game of Thrones star Richard MaddenImage copyright
Jane Barlow / PA Media

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Bodyguard and Game of Thrones star Richard Madden was awarded an honorary doctorate at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow.

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