In Pictures

Week in pictures: 29 June - 5 July 2019

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week.

Coco Gauff of the US celebrates winning her first round match against Venus Williams at Wimbledon Image copyright Toby Melville / Reuters
Image caption Coco Gauff of the US - who's just 15 - stands in disbelief, after beating former champion Venus Williams in the first round of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Russian President Vladimir Putin Image copyright Tiziana Fabi / AFP
Image caption Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a welcoming ceremony upon Mr Putin's arrival in Rome for a one-day visit.
Protesters scuffle with police during a protest Image copyright Amir Cohen / Reuters
Image caption Protesters clashed with police across Israel following the funeral of a teenager of Ethiopian descent who was shot dead by an off-duty police officer. The killing of 18-year-old Solomon Tekah near Haifa on Sunday caused outrage among the Ethiopian community.
Fireworks are seen over the Lincoln Memorial Image copyright Joshua Roberts / Reuters
Image caption Fireworks are seen over the Lincoln Memorial during Fourth of July Independence Day celebrations in Washington DC.
A man wears a rainbow bow tie Image copyright Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
Image caption Fifty years ago, a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York sparked riots which energised the fight for gay equality. The uprising is widely credited with starting the modern gay rights movement. Events such as a Youth Pride march were held in New York to mark the anniversary.
Solar eclipse Image copyright Pablo Sanhueza / Reuters
Image caption People watch a solar eclipse at La Serena, Chile.
Patrick Franziska playing table tennis Image copyright Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters
Image caption Germany's Patrick Franziska in action in the mixed doubles table tennis at the European Games in Minsk.
Swimmer in Lake Zurich Image copyright Arnd Wiegmann / Reuters
Image caption Swimmers participate in the annual public Lake Zurich crossing event in Switzerland.
Kenyan teacher and Franciscan friar Peter Tabichi Image copyright Daniel Irungu / EPA
Image caption Kenyan teacher and Franciscan friar Peter Tabichi, winner of the Varkey Foundation 2019 Global Teacher Prize, dellivers a physics lesson at Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in Njoro, Kenya, Mr Tabichi gives away 80% of his salary to support community projects, and pupils who cannot afford books or uniforms.
A woman falls off a slackline Image copyright Philippe Desmazes / AFP
Image caption A woman falls off a slackline during the European 'Marmotte Highline Project' festival in Lans-en-Vercors, near Grenoble, France.

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