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Week in pictures 29 June 2024

SAIPAN: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange leaves a courthouse in Saipan, on the Northern Mariana Islands, after a judge signed off on his plea deal with US authorities on Wednesday, June 26. He then traveled home to Australia, a free man for the first time in 12 years (Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)


LEIPZIG: Italy's Mattia Zaccagni scores a 98th minute equaliser against Croatia on Monday, June 24, earning the Azzurri a precious point to qualify for the knockouts stage of Euro 2024  (Petr David Josek/AP)


NAIROBI: Police officers move in formation next to water cannon trucks as they clash with protesters in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday, June 25. A fresh wave of demonstrations swept the country on Thursday despite President William Ruto’s U-turn on controversial tax plans (Luis Tato/AFP/Getty Images)


LA PAZ: A woman walks away from tear gas fired by military troops in La Paz, Bolivia, on Wednesday, June 25. A Bolivian general was arrested and accused of mounting a coup against the government after attempting to storm the presidential palace on Wednesday (Aizar Raldes/AFP/Getty Images)


MUNICH: A pitch invader is detained by stewards during the Group D match between Denmark and Serbia, June 25 (REUTERS/Michaela Stache)


ARISKU: A boy jumps over a fire in Arisku, Spain, on Sunday, June 23. It was the night of San Juan, an ancient tradition that welcomes the summer season and is celebrated in various towns in Spain (Alvaro Barrientos/AP)


NITEROI: A humpback whale breaches the water off the coast of Niterói, Brazil, on Saturday, June 22 (Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images)


NEW YORK: A lightning bolt strikes One World Trade Center during a thunderstorm in New York on Saturday, June 22 (Gary Hershorn/Corbis News/Getty Images)


LONDON: British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak delivers a campaign speech in London on Monday, June 24. Sunak is preparing for July 4th’s general election, which he surprisingly called for last month. Sunak was required to hold a vote by January 2025 (Benjamin Cremel/AFP/Getty Images)


DONETSK: Ukrainian soldiers load a shell into a self-propelled howitzer before firing toward Russian positions in Ukraine’s Donetsk region on Monday, June 24 (Evgeniy Maloletka/AP)

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