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The Week in Pictures: May 14 - 21

A death-defying crash, a blackened coastline, an exodus in Iraq and more of the best pictures of the week.
Image: Pedestrians on a crossway in Tokyo
A slow shutter speed effect shows pedestrians crossing a big scramble crossway in Tokyo, Japan, 18 May 2015. Consumer prices in Japan rose 2.2 per cent in March from a year earlier amid a slight recovery in oil prices, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has announced at the beginning of May 2015. EPA/KIMIMASA MAYAMAKIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA