Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

  • Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah are seen through a broken window during an election campaign in Qala i Naw, capital of Badghis province � Mohammad Ismail / Reuters

  • Israeli border police detain a Palestinian during a protest in solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike, at Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah � Mohamad Torokman / Reuters

  • SoftBank Corp. Chief Executive Son presents the company's human-like robots in Urayasu � Issei Kato / Reuters

  • The Royal Air Force aerobatic team, the Red Arrows, perform during a D-Day event in Portsmouth � Stefan Wermuth / Reuters

  • Sikhs wield swords during their clash inside the complex of the holy Sikh shrine, the Golden Temple, in Amritsar � Munish Sharma / Reuters

  • An aerial view of a neighbourhood decorated for the 2014 World Cup in Manaus � Bruno Kelly / Reuters

  • Hauwa Nkaki, mother of one of more than 200 girls abducted in the remote village of Chibok, cries as she reacts during a news conference on the girls in Lagos � Akintunde Akinleye / Reuters

  • Investigators inspect the scene of a U.S. military jet crash in Imperial, California � Sandy Huffaker / Reuters

  • Vehicles come to a standstill at a flooded crossroad in Pingba, Guizhou province � China Stringer Network / Reut

  • Mustafa and Ali lie on beds after being brought to the Victoria hospital for treatment in Bahawalpur � Stringer Pakistan / Reuters

  • Supporters of BJP shout slogans as police use a water cannon to stop them from moving towards the office of Yadav, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, during a protest against recent rape and hanging of two girls, in Lucknow � Pawan Kumar / Reuters

  • U.S. President Obama embraces the parents of U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl at the White House in Washington � Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

  • A man points to a damaged car parked near burning warehouses in Benghazi � Esam Al-Fetori / Reuters

  • People look at a cracked side window of a bus which was damaged at bomb blasts in Kabul � Ahmad Masood / Reuters

  • Members of the Civil Defence rescue children after what activists said was an air strike by forces loyal to Syria's President Assad in al-Shaar neighbourhood of Aleppo � Sultan Kitaz / Reuters

  • British World War II veteran Jock Hutton, 89, stands following his landing after he and teams of French, US, Canadian and British paratroopers jumped from aeroplanes during a D-Day commemoration in Ranville � POOL New / Reuters

  • A black bear lies on a hammock at a residential back yard in Daytona Beach Florida � Rafael Torres / Reuters

  • A female North Korean soldier uses her mobile phone next to a sentry on the banks of the Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju � Jacky Chen / Reuters

  • People hold candles during a candlelight vigil to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the June 4 Tiananmen Square incident, in Kuala Lumpur � Samsul Said / Reuters

  • The solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 experimental aircraft takes off during its maiden flight at its base in Payerne � POOL New / Reuters

  • U.S. congressman Louie Gohmert speaks with three girls, who escaped after they were abducted in the remote village of Chibok, while they are covered in white sheets at a news conference in Lagos � Akintunde Akinleye / Reuters

  • A porter carries mattresses back from Everest base camp in Solukhumbu District � Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters

  • A fruit vendor sleeps on a couch as she waits for customers in Yingjiang county � Wong Campion / Reuters