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Wildfires in Europe, Afghanistan earthquake and the Oslo mass shooting | This week in pictures

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By Joshua Askew
France's Gary Hunt takes a practice dive during the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, on June 18, 2022.
France's Gary Hunt takes a practice dive during the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, on June 18, 2022.   -   Copyright  JULIEN DE ROSA/AFP or licensors

This week huge wildfires ravaged swathes of Spain, Cyprus and Turkey amid searing heat across Europe.

A gunman opened fire on two bars in Oslo, killing two and injuring dozens. Norweigan secret services are treating the attack as a terrorist incident, while concerned about the suspect's mental health. 

Afghanistan suffered a major earthquake, which claimed the lives of thousands. 

Here's how these and other stories of the week were captured by photographers around the world:

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Police hurdle tear gas at demonstrators during a protest against the government of President Guillermo Lasso in Quito, Ecuador, Tuesday, June 21, 2022.Dolores Ochoa/Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved
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A house in marooned by flood waters in Sylhet, Bangladesh, Monday, June 20, 2022.Mahmud Hossain Opu/Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
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Team Japan competes during the team free preliminaries of artistic swimming at the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, June 22, 2022.Anna Szilagyi/Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved
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Demonstrators gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022.Jose Luis Magana/Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
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Afghans stand by the bodies of relatives killed in an earthquake in Gayan village, in Paktika province, Afghanistan, Thursday, June 23, 2022.Ebrahim Noroozi/Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
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A dog takes part in the 26th Gay Pride Parade which theme is “Vote with Pride – for a policy you represent”, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 19, 2022.NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP or licensors
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Firefighters operate at the site of a wildfire in Pumarejo de Tera near Zamora, northern Spain, on June 18, 2022.CESAR MANSO/AFP or licensors
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People react laying flowers at the scene of a shooting in central Oslo, Norway, Saturday, June 25, 2022.Sergei Grits/Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved