The Week in Pictures: June 2 - 9
Stranded cattle in Texas floods, serial killer provokes courtroom brawl, high-speed train crash and more.
Investigators work a the scene of a collision between a freight train and a passenger train in Saint-Georges-sur-Meuse, Belgium on June 6, 2016. A high-speed passenger train Sunday slammed violently into the back of a slow-moving freight train that was travelling on the same track, killing at least three people and injured nine others.
Firemen rescue two women following heavy floods the day before in Simbach am Inn, Germany on June 2. Flash floods from the swollen Inn river took local communities by surprise, trapping children at schools and forcing some residents to flee to their rooftops. Floods have hit scattered communities across southern Germany in the past week leaving four people dead.
Flight attendants sit in the turbine of Belgium's national football team's plane before take off at the Zaventem airport, near Brussels, on June 7, days ahead of the beginning of the Euro 2016 football tournament.
A relative of one of the victims of Tuesday's explosion, wipes the face of a Turkish police officer, serving as a honor guard, during the funeral procession for two of the victims at the Fatih mosque in Istanbul, on June 8.
A car bomb hit a police vehicle in Istanbul during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing 11 people and wounding 36, the fourth bombing to hit the city this year.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Turkey has seen a recent increase in violence linked to Kurdish rebels or to the Islamic State group which has found recruits and established cells in the country.
Cattle are herded through floodwaters toward higher ground near Chenango, Texas on June 4. Parts of Texas have been inundated with rain in the last week, and more than half of the state has been under flood watches or warnings.
A man leaves a polling site after voting in Hoboken, N.J., on June 7. Hillary Clinton faced off with Bernie Sanders in Tuesday's primary.
A teacher pushes her student in a wheelbarrow decorated as a plane, during a parade organized by the Valderrama school ahead of National Flag Day in the Villa el Salvador district of Lima, Peru, on June 3.
Peru's presidential election went down to the wire, with the final ballots trickling in from abroad and frayed nerves reaching the breaking point as the wait entered its fourth day on Thursday. With 99.5 percent of the polling stations counted, front-runner Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was topping rival Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of imprisoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori, by a 50.1 to 49.9 margin.
A man watches a wave hit a rock pool at Curl Curl beach as large swell hits the East Coast of Australia on June 6 in Sydney. Torrential rain over the weekend saw streets and homes flooded while wind gusts up to 120km per hour brought down trees and powerlines. A king tide has also seen beachside homes evacuated on Sydney's northern beaches as large waves erode the coast.
A court officer tackles the father of one of three victims of Ohio serial killer Michael Madison, left, who leaped over a table to attack the defendant in court just minutes after the judge pronounced a death sentence in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court on June 2 in Cleveland. Madison had smirked at the victim's father, Van Terry, as he gave his victim-impact statement to the court.
An Iraqi fireman sits after a fire was extinguished at the site of car bomb attack in the mostly Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad Jadida in the Iraqi capital on June 9. A suicide car bomb attack near a military base north of Baghdad and another blast near a market in the Iraqi capital killed at least 18 people, police said.
Volunteers try to open the mouth of a child suffering from asthma for a member of the Goud family to administer "fish medicine", in Hyderabad, India, on June 8. Started by the Bathini Goud family, the therapy is a secret formula of herbs, handed down by generations only to family members. The herbs are inserted in the mouth of a live sardine, or murrel fish, and slipped into the patient's throat.
Syrians help an injured man following reported airstrikes on a residential neighborhood in the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib on June 5.
Muslims attend the Ramadan tarawih prayer at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, on June 5.
An egret feeds its young sitting on a tree on the banks of river Brahmaputra on the eve of World Environment Day in Gauhati, India, on June 4. During this time of the year, hundreds of egrets build their nests in thickly populated trees along the Brahmaputra. The World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year by the United Nations to stimulate global awareness on environmental issues.
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