Photos of the week: Verdant fields in Brazil to Seoul’s breathtaking skyline

Transcedental landscapes of agricultural fields in Brazil and a breathtaking view of Seoul city skyline -- photos of the week from across the world.

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An aerial view of an agriculture field next to a native Cerrado (savanna) in Formosa do Rio Preto, western Bahia state, Brazil. (Nelson Almeida / AFP)

An aerial view of an agriculture field next to a native Cerrado (savanna) in Formosa do Rio Preto, western Bahia state, Brazil. (Nelson Almeida / AFP)

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A woman looks at her phone, sitting on top of rocks from where the Seoul skyline can be seen in the background in South Korea. (Ed Jones / AFP)

A woman looks at her phone, sitting on top of rocks from where the Seoul skyline can be seen in the background in South Korea. (Ed Jones / AFP)

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A view of a transparent seasquirt (Clavelina), at the Frioul islands near Marseille, France. (Boris Horvat / AFP)

A view of a transparent seasquirt (Clavelina), at the Frioul islands near Marseille, France. (Boris Horvat / AFP)

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An aerial view of a 68 metre long image of a whale made by plastic waste collected from the ocean during an event to raise awareness on ocean conservation at Rudong Yangkou Harbour in Nantong in China’s eastern Jiangsu province. (STR / AFP)

An aerial view of a 68 metre long image of a whale made by plastic waste collected from the ocean during an event to raise awareness on ocean conservation at Rudong Yangkou Harbour in Nantong in China’s eastern Jiangsu province. (STR / AFP)

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A private taxi driver in an empty old American car drives along a street of Havana waiting for tourists to flag him down. Earlier this month, the US Treasury Department banned group educational travel as well as cruise ship and private yacht visits by Americans to Cuba, linking the action to Havana's backing of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. (Yamil Lage / AFP)

A private taxi driver in an empty old American car drives along a street of Havana waiting for tourists to flag him down. Earlier this month, the US Treasury Department banned group educational travel as well as cruise ship and private yacht visits by Americans to Cuba, linking the action to Havana's backing of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro. (Yamil Lage / AFP)

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Brides and their best-men queue to enter the cathedral ahead of the celebration of a multiple wedding ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal. It is Lisbon’s wedding of the year. Not one, but 11 couples walked out, fresh from tying the knot in an all expenses paid ceremony, the beneficiaries of a decades long annual tradition that fetes the Portuguese capital’s beloved patron Saint Anthony. (Patricia De Melo Moreira / AFP)

Brides and their best-men queue to enter the cathedral ahead of the celebration of a multiple wedding ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal. It is Lisbon’s wedding of the year. Not one, but 11 couples walked out, fresh from tying the knot in an all expenses paid ceremony, the beneficiaries of a decades long annual tradition that fetes the Portuguese capital’s beloved patron Saint Anthony. (Patricia De Melo Moreira / AFP)

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An ankle monitor is seen on a migrant woman from El Salvador, recently released from federal detention with fellow Central American asylum seekers, at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas. (Loren Elliot / AFP)

An ankle monitor is seen on a migrant woman from El Salvador, recently released from federal detention with fellow Central American asylum seekers, at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas. (Loren Elliot / AFP)

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Protesters gather during a protest against a proposed extradition law in Hong Kong, China. Protesters blocked major roads in downtown Hong Kong vowed to stay until the government withdraws controversial legislation that would for the first time allow extraditions to China. (Paul Yeung / Bloomberg)

Protesters gather during a protest against a proposed extradition law in Hong Kong, China. Protesters blocked major roads in downtown Hong Kong vowed to stay until the government withdraws controversial legislation that would for the first time allow extraditions to China. (Paul Yeung / Bloomberg)

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A visitor stands besides the painting ‘Bust of a young woman smiling (Saskia van Uylenburgh)’ (1633) by Rembrandt during a press preview of the exhibition ‘Rembrandt’s Mark’ in Dresden, Germany. The exhibition presents about 100 works from Rembrandt’s entire career in dialogue with about 50 etchings and drawings of selected contemporaries and later artists. (Jens Meyer / AP)

A visitor stands besides the painting ‘Bust of a young woman smiling (Saskia van Uylenburgh)’ (1633) by Rembrandt during a press preview of the exhibition ‘Rembrandt’s Mark’ in Dresden, Germany. The exhibition presents about 100 works from Rembrandt’s entire career in dialogue with about 50 etchings and drawings of selected contemporaries and later artists. (Jens Meyer / AP)

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An oil tanker is seen ablaze after it was attacked at the Gulf of Oman. (REUTERS)

An oil tanker is seen ablaze after it was attacked at the Gulf of Oman. (REUTERS)

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A man stands in front of a monolith video projection at Crown Fountain, in Chicago's Millennium Park. (Amr Alfiky / AP)

A man stands in front of a monolith video projection at Crown Fountain, in Chicago's Millennium Park. (Amr Alfiky / AP)

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Sudanese protest leader Madani Abbas Madani delivers a speech during a press conference in Khartoum, Sudan after ending the civil disobedience campaign and agreeing to hold talks with the country’s ruling army generals following a mediation by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. (AFP)

Sudanese protest leader Madani Abbas Madani delivers a speech during a press conference in Khartoum, Sudan after ending the civil disobedience campaign and agreeing to hold talks with the country’s ruling army generals following a mediation by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. (AFP)

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A man cools off under a water pipe from a canal on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan. (Fayaz Aziz / REUTERS)

A man cools off under a water pipe from a canal on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan. (Fayaz Aziz / REUTERS)

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A couple celebrate with a kiss after Ecuador's Constitutional Court approved equal civil marriage, in Guayaquil. Ecuador's highest court approved same-sex marriage in a landmark ruling in the traditionally Catholic and conservative South American country. (Rodrigo Buendia / AFP)

A couple celebrate with a kiss after Ecuador's Constitutional Court approved equal civil marriage, in Guayaquil. Ecuador's highest court approved same-sex marriage in a landmark ruling in the traditionally Catholic and conservative South American country. (Rodrigo Buendia / AFP)

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Two occupants of stranded van are lifted unhurt by a crane during heavy rain, in Spluegen, Switzerland. (REUTERS)

Two occupants of stranded van are lifted unhurt by a crane during heavy rain, in Spluegen, Switzerland. (REUTERS)

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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates with the Roland-Garros trophy after his final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem, at Stade Roland-Garros, in Paris, France. (Kai Pfaffenbach / REUTERS)

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates with the Roland-Garros trophy after his final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem, at Stade Roland-Garros, in Paris, France. (Kai Pfaffenbach / REUTERS)

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Migrants from Central America cross the Rio Bravo river to enter into the United States to request for asylum in El Paso, Texas. (Jose Luis Gonzalez / REUTERS)

Migrants from Central America cross the Rio Bravo river to enter into the United States to request for asylum in El Paso, Texas. (Jose Luis Gonzalez / REUTERS)

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Morning clouds clear out as sunlight breaks through on the ridges above the Holston River in Sullivan County Tennessee, in Bristol, England. (Andre Teague, Bristol Herald Courier / AP)

Morning clouds clear out as sunlight breaks through on the ridges above the Holston River in Sullivan County Tennessee, in Bristol, England. (Andre Teague, Bristol Herald Courier / AP)

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Flowers seen on a beach of Les Sables-d’Olonne after thousands of people took part in a tribute to the three rescuers who died on June 7, when a Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer (SNSM) vessel capsized in rough seas as a giant storm pummeled the country’s Atlantic coast. The SNSM team had been attempting to help a fishing boat which was struggling in the giant swell caused by storm Miguel. (Sebastien Salom-Gomis / AFP)

Flowers seen on a beach of Les Sables-d’Olonne after thousands of people took part in a tribute to the three rescuers who died on June 7, when a Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer (SNSM) vessel capsized in rough seas as a giant storm pummeled the country’s Atlantic coast. The SNSM team had been attempting to help a fishing boat which was struggling in the giant swell caused by storm Miguel. (Sebastien Salom-Gomis / AFP)

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A woman wears an extravagant hat as she attends the High Line Hat Party in New York City. The Hat Party at the High line park was inspired from ball culture and the clubs and parties that have inhabited the Meatpacking District and Chelsea. (Johannes Eisele / AFP)

A woman wears an extravagant hat as she attends the High Line Hat Party in New York City. The Hat Party at the High line park was inspired from ball culture and the clubs and parties that have inhabited the Meatpacking District and Chelsea. (Johannes Eisele / AFP)

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