Photos of the week: A Korean Polar bear cools off and motorsport mishaps

Updated On Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

From a polar bear beating the heat with frozen apples, to races and mishaps on land and in air --photos of the week from across the world.

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A polar bear plays with an ice block filled with apples on a hot day at an amusement park in Yongin, South Korea. (Kim Hong-Ji / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

A polar bear plays with an ice block filled with apples on a hot day at an amusement park in Yongin, South Korea. (Kim Hong-Ji / REUTERS)

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Afghans take picture with a Taliban during a ceasefire in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Mohammad Ismail / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Afghans take picture with a Taliban during a ceasefire in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Mohammad Ismail / REUTERS)

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Participants of the Dark Mofo Nude Solstice Swim are seen in the River Derwent at dawn, in Hobart, Australia. (Rob Blakers / AAP via REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

Participants of the Dark Mofo Nude Solstice Swim are seen in the River Derwent at dawn, in Hobart, Australia. (Rob Blakers / AAP via REUTERS)

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Brazil's Gabriel Jesus goes down in the penalty area under the challenge of Switzerland's Manuel Akanji during the Group E Brazil v Switzerland match at the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (Damir Sagolj / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

Brazil's Gabriel Jesus goes down in the penalty area under the challenge of Switzerland's Manuel Akanji during the Group E Brazil v Switzerland match at the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (Damir Sagolj / REUTERS)

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Peter Besenyei of Hungary (3rd L) leads Petr Kopfstein of the Czech Republic, Michael Goulian of the United States, Matt Hall of Australia and Ben Murphy of Great Britain over the city prior to the fourth stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Budapest, Hungary. (Joerg Mitter / Limex Images / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

Peter Besenyei of Hungary (3rd L) leads Petr Kopfstein of the Czech Republic, Michael Goulian of the United States, Matt Hall of Australia and Ben Murphy of Great Britain over the city prior to the fourth stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Budapest, Hungary. (Joerg Mitter / Limex Images / AFP)

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An Afghan day labourer works in a coal yard at the market in Mazar-i-Sharif. (Farshad Usayn / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An Afghan day labourer works in a coal yard at the market in Mazar-i-Sharif. (Farshad Usayn / AFP)

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Family members sit together as they wait for rescue teams searching for missing passengers of a ferry that sank into a volcanic lake, at the Lake Toba ferry port in the province of North Sumatra, Indonesia. (Ivan Damanik / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

Family members sit together as they wait for rescue teams searching for missing passengers of a ferry that sank into a volcanic lake, at the Lake Toba ferry port in the province of North Sumatra, Indonesia. (Ivan Damanik / AFP)

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju walk from their aircraft upon arriving in Beijing, China. (KCNA via REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju walk from their aircraft upon arriving in Beijing, China. (KCNA via REUTERS)

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People take part in a yoga session in Yangzhou in China's eastern Jiangsu province, ahead of International Day of Yoga. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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People take part in a yoga session in Yangzhou in China's eastern Jiangsu province, ahead of International Day of Yoga. (AFP)

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People visit the “Valley of Peace” cemetery during Eid al-Fitr as they mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, in Najaf, Iraq. (Alaa Al-Marjani / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

People visit the “Valley of Peace” cemetery during Eid al-Fitr as they mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, in Najaf, Iraq. (Alaa Al-Marjani / REUTERS)

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Immigrant children are led by staff in single file between tents at a detention facility next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, US. (Mike Blake / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Immigrant children are led by staff in single file between tents at a detention facility next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, US. (Mike Blake / REUTERS)

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People walk near a three-wheeler parked at a dry portion of land that was once submerged underwater, at the bank of Rawal lake in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Faisal Mahmood / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

People walk near a three-wheeler parked at a dry portion of land that was once submerged underwater, at the bank of Rawal lake in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Faisal Mahmood / REUTERS)

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A girl leads a bullock during judging at the Royal Cheshire County Show near Tabley, Britain. (Phil Noble / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A girl leads a bullock during judging at the Royal Cheshire County Show near Tabley, Britain. (Phil Noble / REUTERS)

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Ligier JSP217 Gibson US’ driver Ricky Taylor (L) competes during the 86th edition of the 24h du Mans car endurance race in Le Mans, western France. (Loic Venance / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

Ligier JSP217 Gibson US’ driver Ricky Taylor (L) competes during the 86th edition of the 24h du Mans car endurance race in Le Mans, western France. (Loic Venance / AFP)

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Pedestrians look at the wreckage of a vehicle lodged in a storm drain on a street in Abidjan after floodwaters receded following an overnight downpour in the Ivory Coast’s economic capital. (Sia Kambou / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

Pedestrians look at the wreckage of a vehicle lodged in a storm drain on a street in Abidjan after floodwaters receded following an overnight downpour in the Ivory Coast’s economic capital. (Sia Kambou / AFP)

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Sudmetal Shedl GP Racing's Philipp Oettl, Angel Niece Team Moto3's Albert Arenas, CIP - Green Power’ Maker Yurchenko and Real Avintia Academy 77's Vicente Perez during moto 3 qualifying stages of the Grand Prix of Catalunya at the Circuit de Barcelona in Spain. (Jon Nazca / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

Sudmetal Shedl GP Racing's Philipp Oettl, Angel Niece Team Moto3's Albert Arenas, CIP - Green Power’ Maker Yurchenko and Real Avintia Academy 77's Vicente Perez during moto 3 qualifying stages of the Grand Prix of Catalunya at the Circuit de Barcelona in Spain. (Jon Nazca / REUTERS)

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A crew member hugs a migrant child aboard the Aquarius rescue ship before disembarking in the port of Valencia, Spain. (Kenny Karpov / SOS Mediterranee / Handout via REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

A crew member hugs a migrant child aboard the Aquarius rescue ship before disembarking in the port of Valencia, Spain. (Kenny Karpov / SOS Mediterranee / Handout via REUTERS)

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People gather for an open-air yoga session near the Eiffel tower in Paris, France. (Philippe Wojazer / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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People gather for an open-air yoga session near the Eiffel tower in Paris, France. (Philippe Wojazer / REUTERS)

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Supporters of Turkey's main opposition party presidential candidate Muharrem Ince cheer during a pre-election speach in Istanbul. (Aris Messinis / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Supporters of Turkey's main opposition party presidential candidate Muharrem Ince cheer during a pre-election speach in Istanbul. (Aris Messinis / AFP)

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Stradivarius ridden by Frankie Dettori wins the 4.20 Gold Cup at the Royal Ascot races in England. (Paul Childs / Action Images via REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Stradivarius ridden by Frankie Dettori wins the 4.20 Gold Cup at the Royal Ascot races in England. (Paul Childs / Action Images via REUTERS)

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Students take part in cooking lessons at the Kang Pan Sok military academy in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Ed Jones / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Students take part in cooking lessons at the Kang Pan Sok military academy in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Ed Jones / AFP)

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A man gestures between stones as the sun rises through the stones at Stonehenge as crowds of people gather to celebrate the dawn of the longest day in the UK, in Wiltshire, England. (Ben Birchall / PA via AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

A man gestures between stones as the sun rises through the stones at Stonehenge as crowds of people gather to celebrate the dawn of the longest day in the UK, in Wiltshire, England. (Ben Birchall / PA via AP)

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Actors depicting Mary and Joseph walk a donkey during the first act in a production of ‘The Life of Christ’ by the Wintershall Estate in Guildford, England. (Chris J Ratcliffe / Getty Images) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

Actors depicting Mary and Joseph walk a donkey during the first act in a production of ‘The Life of Christ’ by the Wintershall Estate in Guildford, England. (Chris J Ratcliffe / Getty Images)

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A “thousand-hand Bodhisattva” created using different varieties of rice is seen in a paddy in Shenyang in China's northeast Liaoning province. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A “thousand-hand Bodhisattva” created using different varieties of rice is seen in a paddy in Shenyang in China's northeast Liaoning province. (AFP)

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Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after conceding their second goal scored by Croatia's Luka Modric during the Group D Argentina v Croatia match at the Nizhny Novogorod Stadium in Russia. (Carlos Barria / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after conceding their second goal scored by Croatia's Luka Modric during the Group D Argentina v Croatia match at the Nizhny Novogorod Stadium in Russia. (Carlos Barria / REUTERS)

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Thousands of people participate in “Mind Over Madness Yoga”, an annual all-day outdoor yoga event during the summer solstice in Times Square in New York. (Timothy A. Clary / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

Thousands of people participate in “Mind Over Madness Yoga”, an annual all-day outdoor yoga event during the summer solstice in Times Square in New York. (Timothy A. Clary / AFP)

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US President Donald Trump raises his pen after signing a national space policy directive during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House in Washington, US. (Leah Millis / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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US President Donald Trump raises his pen after signing a national space policy directive during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House in Washington, US. (Leah Millis / REUTERS)

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France's Mallo Auriane (L) challenges Zamachowska Aleksandra from Poland during the women's final of Epee competition at the European Fencing Championships in Novi Sad, Serbia. (Oliver Bunic / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

France's Mallo Auriane (L) challenges Zamachowska Aleksandra from Poland during the women's final of Epee competition at the European Fencing Championships in Novi Sad, Serbia. (Oliver Bunic / AFP)

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A couple embraces while dancing in a silent disco on the fourth and final day of the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware US. (Mark Makela / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A couple embraces while dancing in a silent disco on the fourth and final day of the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware US. (Mark Makela / REUTERS)

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A woman walks along a passageway past appartements at a building in Tokyo, Japan. (Martin Bureau / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 09:38 AM IST

A woman walks along a passageway past appartements at a building in Tokyo, Japan. (Martin Bureau / AFP)

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