Week in Photos (June 7- June 13)

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Artists perform during the international D-Day commemoration ceremony in Ouistreham, in Normandy, marking the 70th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy.(Photo: Damien Meyer - AFP)
Artists perform during the international D-Day commemoration ceremony in Ouistreham, in Normandy, marking the 70th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy.(Photo: Damien Meyer - AFP)
An Indian vendor cycles with bamboo crafts for sale at Naxalbari village, some 50 kms from Siliguri (Photo: Diptendu Dutta - AFP)
An Indian vendor cycles with bamboo crafts for sale at Naxalbari village, some 50 kms from Siliguri (Photo: Diptendu Dutta - AFP)
Russia's Maria Sharapova celebrates as she wins the French Tennis Open final match against Romania's Simona Halep at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris (Photo: Kenzo Tribouillard - AFP)
Russia's Maria Sharapova celebrates as she wins the French Tennis Open final match against Romania's Simona Halep at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris (Photo: Kenzo Tribouillard - AFP)
A descendant of the Comanche Indian Soldiers prays on Utah Beach in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, northwestern France. (Photo: Charly Triballeau - AFP)
A descendant of the Comanche Indian Soldiers prays on Utah Beach in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, northwestern France. (Photo: Charly Triballeau - AFP)
Riot police forces stand guard during a demonstration by striking subway workers and members of the MTST (Homeless Workers' Movement) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo: Neslon Almeida - AFP)
Riot police forces stand guard during a demonstration by striking subway workers and members of the MTST (Homeless Workers' Movement) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo: Neslon Almeida - AFP)
Rescuers try to move a car trapped on a flooded street in Qinzhou, southwest China's Guangxi province (Photo: AFP)
Rescuers try to move a car trapped on a flooded street in Qinzhou, southwest China's Guangxi province (Photo: AFP)
Iraqi children fleeing violence in the northern Nineveh province sleep in a tent at a temporary camp in Aski Kalak, 40 kms West of Erbil, in the autonomous Kurdistan region (Photo: Safin Hamed - AFP)
Iraqi children fleeing violence in the northern Nineveh province sleep in a tent at a temporary camp in Aski Kalak, 40 kms West of Erbil, in the autonomous Kurdistan region (Photo: Safin Hamed - AFP)
One of the doves released during the opening ceremony sits on a photographers lens prior to the Group A football match between Brazil and Croatia at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo during the 2014 FIFA World Cup (Photo: Adrian Dennis - AFP)
One of the doves released during the opening ceremony sits on a photographers lens prior to the Group A football match between Brazil and Croatia at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo during the 2014 FIFA World Cup (Photo: Adrian Dennis - AFP)
Brazil's forward Neymar (L) scores from the penalty spot past Croatia's goalkeeper Stipe Pletikosa during a Group A football match between Brazil and Croatia at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo during the 2014 FIFA World Cup (Photo: Fabrice Coffrini - AFP)
Brazil's forward Neymar (L) scores from the penalty spot past Croatia's goalkeeper Stipe Pletikosa during a Group A football match between Brazil and Croatia at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo during the 2014 FIFA World Cup (Photo: Fabrice Coffrini - AFP)
Lebanese residents in Beirut decorate their neighborhoods with flags in preparation for the World Cup (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)
Lebanese residents in Beirut decorate their neighborhoods with flags in preparation for the World Cup (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)
A burnt out factory behind a beach resort in Barja, outside Beirut (Photo: Marwan Bou Haidar)
A burnt out factory behind a beach resort in Barja, outside Beirut (Photo: Marwan Bou Haidar)
The iconic Holiday Inn building in Beirut, destroyed during the Lebanese civil war (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)
The iconic Holiday Inn building in Beirut, destroyed during the Lebanese civil war (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)
The first day of official middle school exams in Lebanon (Photo: Marwan Bou Haidar)
The first day of official middle school exams in Lebanon (Photo: Marwan Bou Haidar)
A commemoration ceremony in Beirut for journalist Samir Kassir, who was assassinated in 2005 (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)
A commemoration ceremony in Beirut for journalist Samir Kassir, who was assassinated in 2005 (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)

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