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Week in pictures 22 June 2024

PYONGYANG: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, front right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin attend a welcoming ceremony for Putin in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday, June 19 (Vladimir Smirnov/Sputnik/Pool/Reuters)


BIRGU: An actor performs in the production "Maltese Fantasy Characters" during the Malta International Arts Festival in Vittoriosa, Malta, also known as Birgu, on Sunday, June 16 (Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters)


STONEHENGE: In this screengrab taken from video, environmental protesters spray Stonehenge with orange powder paint in Wiltshire, England, on Wednesday, June 19. The paint has since been removed, leaving “no visible damage,” according to the organization that manages the site (Just Stop Oil/Handout/Reuters)


GORMAN: Firefighters work against the advancing Post Fire in Gorman, California, on Sunday, June 16. The wildfire forced the evacuations of hundreds of people from a state park, authorities said, and it had burned more than 15,000 acres as of Thursday (Eric Thayer/AP)


MUNICH: Germany's Jamal Musiala, in white on the right, scores a goal against Scotland during the match of Euro 2024 on Saturday, June 15. Germany, the host nation, won 5-1 (Federico Gambarini/DPA/AP)


ILE-DE-SEIN: French President Emmanuel Macron is reflected in a person’s glasses on Tuesday, June 18, after a ceremony on the island of Île de Sein paid homage to residents who left the island to join World War II in 1940 (Christophe Ena/Pool/AP)


ROME: Pope Francis meets with Chris Rock, Jimmy Fallon and other comedians during a cultural event at the Vatican on Friday, June 14. “You unite people, because laughter is contagious,” the Pope told the comedians, adding that he has prayed for 40 years for a good sense of humor (Simone Risoluti/Vatican Media/Handout/Reuters)


BOSTON: Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum lifts his son, Deuce, after the Celtics won the NBA championship on Monday, June 17. The Celtics defeated the Dallas Mavericks in five games to secure their league-record 18th title (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)


SANTIAGO: Clouds hover over the Andes Mountains in Santiago, Chile, on Wednesday, June 19 (Esteban Felix/AP)


KRAMATORSK: A Ukrainian serviceman kisses his partner after she arrived by train in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, on Saturday, June 15 (Roman Pilipey/AFP/Getty Images)

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