PHOTOS: The Week in Pictures, June 26

Metro rounds up the best photos of the week from around the globe.

The Week in Pictures, June 26, 2014.

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A resident feeds a cherry to an orphaned juvenile squirrel in New Delhi on June 23, 2014. The squirrel was rescued from a tree which fell during a recent thunderstorm in the city. Credit: Getty Images

A resident feeds a cherry to an orphaned juvenile squirrel in New Delhi on June 23, 2014. The squirrel was rescued from a tree which fell during a recent thunderstorm in the city. Credit: Getty Images

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Torchlights are placed next to soldiers’ tombs at the Douaumont’s boneyard, eastern France, during the annual event known as The Four Days of Verdun, a night parade of veterans, as they commemorate the Verdun battle 98th anniversary. Credit: Getty Images

Torchlights are placed next to soldiers’ tombs at the Douaumont’s boneyard, eastern France, during the annual event known as The Four Days of Verdun, a night parade of veterans, as they commemorate the Verdun battle 98th anniversary. Credit: Getty Images

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People kiss during a gay parade on Istiklal Street, the main shopping corridor in Istanbul, on June 22, 2014, during the Trans Pride Parade as part of the Trans Pride Week 2014, which is organized by Istanbul’s ‘Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transvestites and Transsexuals’ (LGBTT) solidarity organization. Credit: Getty Images

People kiss during a gay parade on Istiklal Street, the main shopping corridor in Istanbul, on June 22, 2014, during the Trans Pride Parade as part of the Trans Pride Week 2014, which is organized by Istanbul’s ‘Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transvestites and Transsexuals’ (LGBTT) solidarity organization.

Indian man, Kalpesh Modi performs with his motorcycle as he rehearses for the forthcoming annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad on June 22, 2014. Credit: Getty Images
Indian man, Kalpesh Modi performs with his motorcycle as he rehearses for the forthcoming annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad on June 22, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

Kalpesh Modi performs with his motorcycle as he rehearses for the forthcoming annual Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad on June 22, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

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Peanut, a mutt who is suspected of being a Chihuahua-Shitzu mix, is seen at The World’s Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California on June 20, 2014. Peanut won the competition and was voted the world’s ugliest dog. Credit: Getty Images

Peanut, a mutt who is suspected of being a Chihuahua-Shitzu mix, is seen at The World’s Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California on June 20, 2014. Peanut won the competition and was voted the world’s ugliest dog. Credit: Getty Images

 

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Germany’s Miroslav Klose celebrates his goal during their 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match against Ghana at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza June 21, 2014. Credit: Reuters

Germany’s Miroslav Klose celebrates his goal during their 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match against Ghana at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza June 21, 2014. Credit: Reuters

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Spain’s Sergio Ramos kicks the ball, as Chile’s Eugenio Mena (top), Carlos Carmona and Mauricio Isla watch. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes. Credit: Reuters

Spain’s Sergio Ramos kicks the ball, as Chile’s Eugenio Mena (top), Carlos Carmona and Mauricio Isla watch. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes. Credit: Reuters

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Brazil’s national soccer players sing the national anthem before their 2014 World Cup Group A soccer match against Mexico at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza June 17, 2014. Credit: Reuters

Brazil’s national soccer players sing the national anthem before their 2014 World Cup Group A soccer match against Mexico at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza June 17, 2014. Credit: Reuters
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