This Week in Pictures: June 4-10

  • A firefighter walks by flames at the Douglas County landfill in Roseburg, Ore., on June 4, 2016.
  • Spain’s Garbine Muguruza celebrates after winning her women’s final match against US player Serena Williams at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 4, 2016.
  • People film with their phones and cameras during a flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, on June 4, 2016.
  • Indian Greater Adjutant storks sit on garbage as waste pickers collect usable goods from a garbage dumping site on the eve of the World Environment Day on the outskirts of Guwahati city, Assam, India, on June 4, 2016. Fast vanishing wetlands in and around Guwahati city have now become a major threat for the survival of Greater Adjutant stork.
  • Pakistani women light candles as they pay respects to boxing legend Muhammad Ali in Multan on June 4, 2016. Heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali, a 20th century icon whose fame transcended sport during a remarkable career that spanned three decades, died on June 3, his family said.
  • David Samba, left, and Onomo Mugabi train at the “Muhammad Ali’s head high” (“La Tete Haute de Mohamed Ali”) Boxing Club in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on June 4, 2016. The club is located at the Tata Raphael Stadium of Kinshasa, the place where the historic boxing event “Rumble in the Jungle” took place between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman on Oct. 30, 1974.
  • An Indian Police woman officer, right, tries to rescue her colleague, center, from an angry worker of the Social Welfare department who scuffled with police as they were stopped from protesting in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir on June 4, 2016. Employees of the Social Welfare department are demanding regularization in their jobs and an increase in their monthly wages.
  • Syrian families, who fled the assault launched by Arab and Kurdish forces against Islamic State group in the town of Manbij, arrive at an encampment on the outskirts of the town on June 4, 2016. Arab and Kurdish fighters backed by Washington have launched an assault on the strategic Manbij pocket further up the Euphrates on the Turkish border, regarded as a key entry point for foreign jihadists. The Syrian Democratic Forces’s offensive against the Manbij pocket is aimed at seizing the last stretch of border still under IS control and denying the jihadists any opportunity to smuggle in recruits and funds.
  • An aerial view of the Horseshoe Bend neighborhood inundated with flood waters near Granbury, Texas, on June 4, 2016. Heavy rains have caused flooding along the Brazos River.
  • A woman takes photos of the flooded banks of the Seine river in Paris June 4, 2016. The level of the Seine started to drop after peaking earlier that morning. Both the Louvre and Orsay museums were closed as officials said the Seine had been at its highest level in nearly 35 years.
  • Aliya Mustafina of Russia performs on the balance beam during the Women’s Apparatus Finals at the European Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Championships at the Postfinance Arena in Bern, Switzerland, on June 5, 2016.
  • Indonesian Muslim women perform an evening prayer called Tarawih, the night before the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, on June 5, 2016. Muslims around the world celebrate the holy month of Ramadan by praying during the night time and abstaining from eating and drinking during the period between sunrise and sunset. Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and it is believed that the Koran’s first verse was revealed during its last 10 nights.
  • People participate in the tenth annual tomato fight festival, known as “tomatina” in Sutamarchan, Boyaca, Colombia, on June 5, 2016.
  • Remains of Iraqi security forces who were killed by Islamic State militants are seen in Saqlawiya, north of Fallujah, Iraq, on June 5, 2016.
  • A Syrian man reacts following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces in the rebel-held neighborhood of Bustan al-Qasr on June 5, 2016.
  • Rahaman Ali, brother of Muhammad Ali, cries during a service at King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church where Ali’s father worshipped and where Muhammad Ali would occasionally accompany him on June 5, 2016, in Louisville, Ky.
  • A Syrian young man carries a pile of wheat in a field near in the rebel-controlled town of Hamouria, in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on June 5, 2016.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets with supporters at a rally at Sacramento City College on June 5, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif.
  • Followers of Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori react after two exit polls out of three give her opponent, Pedro Pablo Kuczynsk, a slight edge over Fujimori, in Lima, Peru, on June 5, 2016.
  • Pro-Kurdish demonstrators attend a rally as they shout slogans in Istanbul on June 5, 2016.
  • A motorcycle carrying protesters holding a placard using the acronym of the national electoral commission, drives ahead of demonstrators on foot calling for the disbandment of the commission over allegations of bias and corruption, in downtown Nairobi, Kenya, on June 6, 2016. While demonstrations led by opposition leaders in the capital were largely peaceful, police in the western town of Kisumu tear-gassed demonstrators who responded by throwing stones and witnesses say some people were killed by police.
  • Keilan Malone, 11, waits to practice during drills at the Louisville TKO Boxing Gymnasium on June 6, 2016 in Louisville, Ky. The family of late boxing legend Muhammad Ali and the city of Louisville prepared for his public funeral later this week, which organizers said “The Greatest” helped plan himself as a “last statement” to the world. Ali was born and raised in Louisville, Ky.
  • The destruction caused by a mortar bomb which hit a home at Salawa on the edge of the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, on June 6, 2016, hours after an explosion of an ammunition depot at the neighbouring military complex. Flying shrapnel triggered by explosions at an ammunition depot on the edge of Colombo sent thousands of residents scrambling for cover as the blaze turned the skies orange Monday. The explosions went on for over 12 hours following the worst fire at a Sri Lankan military armory.
  • A migrant looks out of his tent prior to the evacuation of the migrants camp at Jardin d’Eole in Paris on June 6, 2016. The Jardin d’Eole, where more than a thousand people were installed for several weeks, was evacuated peacefully on June 6, 2016.
  • People get drenched in a large wave during high tide at a seafront in Mumbai, India, on June 6, 2016.
  • A police officer is splashed after protesters throw balloons filled with colored paint on the Government building during an anti-government protest in Skopje, Macedonia, on June 6, 2016. Just before the protest, Macedonia’s conservative president Gjorge Ivanov canceled pardons for top political and administrative officials, issued two months ago, that triggered international condemnation and weeks of street protests.
  • A Soviet monument, disassembled by people, near an urban settlement in Olesko, Lviv region, western Ukraine, on June 6, 2016. Ukraine approved the law on the decommunization of the country in May 2015. The country’s deputies ordered the renaming of more than 160 cities and villages and the demolition of about 800 Soviet monuments.
  • Pakistani Muslims raise their hands in prayer after viewing the new Crescent moon above the Margalla Hills to mark the beginning of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in Islamabad on June 6, 2016. Islam’s holy month of Ramadan is celebrated by Muslims worldwide marked by fasting, abstaining from foods, sex and smoking from dawn to dusk.
  • Christians pray at the spot where some believe Jesus was buried as a team of experts begin a historic renovation, Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s old city on June 6, 2016.
  • Indian homelss migrant people watch a movie on a portable video player on the roadside in Mumbai, India, on June 6, 2016. Mumbai has over 57,000 homeless residents, according to the 2011 census.
  • Venezuelan opposition supporters clash with police during a demonstration in Caracas, Venezuela, on June 7, 2016.
  • Anti-terror police officers and volunteer “victims” take part in an anti-terrorism exercise at the UEFA EURO 2016 fan zone in Place Bellecour, Lyon, France, on June 7, 2016. The UEFA EURO 2016 soccer championship will run from June 10 to July 10, 2016, in France.
  • Supporters write on themselves as they wait to enter a rally where Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will appear to celebrate her Calif. primary victory in Brooklyn, N.Y., on June 7, 2016.
  • A Bangladeshi street vendor sells Iftar food under a polythene cover as rain falls during the first day of Ramadan, the holy fasting month of Islam, at a traditional bazaar in the old part of Dhaka on June 7, 2016. Like millions of Muslims around the world, Bangladeshi Muslims celebrate the month of Ramadan by abstaining from eating, drinking, and smoking as well as sexual activities from dawn to dusk.
  • Joseph Garcia, 6, right, and Jafet Figueroa, 9, both of Louisville, look over a makeshift memorial to Muhammad Ali at the Muhammad Ali Center on June 7, 2016, in Louisville, Ky.
  • A man drags his baby in a baby walker at the port of Piraeus in Athens, on June 7, 2016, where some 1,500 migrants and refugees are stranded. More than 10,000 people have died attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe since 2014, the United Nations said on June, 7. A total of 206,400 refugees and migrants had arrived in Europe since the start of the year, mainly landing in Greece and Italy, the organisation said.
  • A billboard advertising a car is seen in central Tokyo, Japan on June 7, 2016.
  • A tiger yawns next to a piglet at the Sriracha Tiger Zoo, in Chonburi province, Thailand, on June 7, 2016.
  • A man pushes a stroller on a hill at sunset in Madrid on June 7, 2016. People gather most days to watch the sun go down over the city.
  • An aquarist at the S.E.A. (South East Asia Aquarium of Resorts World Sentosa) demonstrates a method of feeding known as target feeding of Japanese Sea Nettle, a type of jellyfish on June 7, 2016, in Singapore. This is part of efforts by the aquarium to educate visitors on the threats facing the oceans and the importance of protecting them as part of their 10-day celebration of World Ocean Day which falls on June 8.
  • Watkin Tudor Jones from Die Antwoord, the South African rap duo, performs in Rishon Lezion’s Live Park Amphitheatre, near Tel Aviv, Israel on June 8, 2016.
  • Workers help each other carry vegetables in Divisoria Market in Manila on June 8, 2016. The Philippines’ economy grew a better-than-expected 6.9 percent in the first quarter, the government said, putting it on track to meet full year targets and making it one of Asia’s best performers for the three month period.
  • Venezuelan National Guard clashes with citizens protesting against the severe food and medicine shortages, in Caracas, Venezuela, on June 8, 2016.
  • An aerial view of a large landslide in Voss near Bergen, Norway, on June 8, 2016. A truck was hit by pieces of rock, but the driver was not injured.
  • Venezuelan government supporters attend a gathering to support the Production and Supply Local Committees at the Miraflores Palaces, government headquarters, in Caracas, Venezuela, on June 8, 2016.
  • Schoolchildren cheer as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives to attend “We Are the Happiest in the World,” a performance to celebrate the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean Children’s Union in Pyongyang on June 8, 2016.
  • Muslims gather around the Kaaba inside the Grand Mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on June 8, 2016.
  • A man looks inside a canvas cover protecting a hotel’s damaged facade on June 8, 2016 in Istanbul, at the site of the previous day’s bomb attack that killed 11 people and targeted a police bus in Vezneciler district. 
  • Bank employees put new 70 Baht bank notes into an envelope before they start selling the notes printed by the Thai Central Bank to commemorate Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej 70th anniversary on the throne, in Bangkok on June 8, 2016.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders walks with U.S. President Barack Obama to the Oval Office at the White House in Washington on June 9, 2016.
  • The scene of a shooting attack is seen in Tel Aviv, Israel, on June 8, 2016. Two Palestinian gunmen opened fire in central Tel Aviv Wednesday night, killing three people and wounding at least five others, Israel police said.
  • Children attend school in the main site of a floating school, near to a collapsed three-storey annex, on June 9, 2016, in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Supporters of presidential candidate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski celebrate after learning that Peruvian electoral authorities announced their candidate won the majority of votes in the country’s closest presidential contest in five decades, in Lima, Peru, on June 9, 2016.
  • The coffin of late boxing champion Muhammad Ali arrives for a jenazah, an Islamic funeral prayer, in Louisville, Ky., on June 9, 2016.
  • People block the ringroad with burning tires on June 9, 2016, in Nantes, western France, during a protest against the government’s planned labor law reforms. France’s Socialist government has bypassed parliament and rammed through a labor reform bill that has sparked two months of massive street protests.
  • Iraqis check the scene of a car bomb attack in the mostly Shiite neighbourhood of Baghdad Jadida in the Iraqi capital on June 9, 2016. A suicide car bomb attack near a military base north of Baghdad and another blast near a market in the Iraqi capital killed at least 18 people, police said.
  • A Cambodian resident wearing a mask attends a ceremony at Pring Ka-Ek village on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on June 9, 2016. Villagers organized a ceremony to continue their local traditions by paying respect to the Neakta Pring Ka-Ek to prevent them from diseases and to achieve abundant rice harvests and other agricultural yields.
  • Soccer fans dance as they attend the concert by French electro DJ David Guetta in the soccer fan zone near the Eiffel Tower, as part of the upcoming Euro 2016 Soccer Championship in Paris on June 9, 2016.
  • Bangladeshi Muslims offer prayers on the first Friday of Ramadan in Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 10, 2016. During Ramadan, the holiest month in Islamic calendar, Muslims refrain from eating, and drinking from dawn till dusk.
  • The hearse (center, L) carrying the remains of Muhammad Ali leaves the A D Porter & Sons funeral home during the funeral procession for the three-time heavyweight boxing champion in Louisville, Ky., June 10, 2016. 
  • Brandon Liggons, 2, (L) holds an image of Muhammad Ali during the funeral procession for the three-time heavyweight boxing champion in Louisville, Ky., June 10, 2016.



On Saturday morning, the world awoke to the news that 74-year-old heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali had passed away from septic shock. The days that followed have been filled with memorials and homages to the three-time world champion who was as famous for his outspoken nature, especially against the Vietnam War, as for his athletic abilities.

In Tuesday’s primary electionsHillary Clinton won four out of the six states. The news came after the Associated Press declared her the presumptive Democratic nominee on Monday based on the delegate and superdelegate commitments she had secured. Later in the week, Clinton was endorsed by both President Obama and by Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Protests against Donald Trump flared in San Jose, California, earlier in the week, with supporters and protesters clashing outside a Trump campaign rally.

Severe flooding in Texas killed at least 17 people, damaging buildings and forcing more than a thousand people to evacuate their homes. This week, authorities began to identify the service members killed in Fort Hood last week when their vehicle was swept away by particularly forceful flood waters.

In France, water levels in the flooded Seine river finally began to fall, allowing the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay to reopen and the city of Paris and the surrounding regions to begin their recovery.

Protesters iVenezuela responded to an ongoing economic crisis, calling for a recall referendum against President Maduro. 

For Muslims across the globe, Sunday evening marked the beginning of Ramadan, the holiest celebration on the Muslim calendar and during which devotees fast from sunrise to sunset.

On Tuesday in Istanbul, Turkey, a car-bomb targeting a police van killed 11 people and wounded more than 35. A few days later, another attack in the country, near the Syrian border, killed 3 people and injured more than 50. On Wednesday, two Palestinians opened fire in a market in Tel Aviv, killing four Israelis and injuring several others.