The week in pictures


Iran: Mourners accompany the funeral procession of Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi at the Muslim Shiite shrine of Masoomeh in Qom. Raisi and seven members of his entourage, including Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the minister of foreign affairs, died when their helicopter crashed last Sunday in a mountainous region of Iran. (Photo: Hamid Abedi/Irna/AFP)

Italy: Slovenian cyclist Tadej Pogacar (R), who is part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) team, competes in the Sella Pass during the 17th stage of the 107th Giro d’Italia cycling race. This race is 159 km long and runs between Selva di Val Gardena and Passo del Brocon. (Photo: Luca Bettini/AFP)

Brazil: A ruined house after a flood in Arroio do Meio in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. More than 600,000 people have been displaced after heavy rain, flooding and mudslides that have raged for two weeks in the south of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. (Photo: Nelson Almeida/AFP)

France: Athletes and Tony Estanguet, president of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games Organizing Committee (Cojo), arrive for the screening of the film Marcello Mio. It was screened during the 77th Cannes Film Festival in southern France as part of the Olympic torch relay. From left to right: French Paralympic athlete Arnaud Assoumani, French Paralympic canoeist Nelia Barbosa, French Paralympic athlete Alexis Hanquinquant, French Paralympic cyclist Marie Patouillet, French basketball player Iliana Rupert, former French athlete Marie-Jose Perec and former French athlete Thierry Rey. (Photo: Antonin Thuillier/AFP)

Germany: Firefighters put out a burning pile of scrap metal in the Harburg district. The fire broke out in the morning inexplicably on the site where scrap metal is handled. (Photo: Daniel Bockwoldt/DPA/dpa Picture-Alliance/AFP)