Week in pictures: 6-12 July 2019

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Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week.

Girls row past submerged housesImage copyright Anuwar Hazarika / Reuters
Image caption A makeshift raft is used to navigate past submerged houses in a flood-affected village in Karbi Anglong district, in the north-eastern state of Assam, India.
Barbary lion cub jumps inside its enclosureImage copyright David W Cerny / Reuters
Image caption A newly-born Barbary lion cub jumps inside its enclosure at Dvur Kralove Zoo in Czech Republic.
Megan Rapinoe of the USA lifts the Fifa Women's World CupImage copyright Alex Grimm / Getty Images
Image caption Megan Rapinoe of the USA lifts the Fifa Women’s World Cup trophy following her team’s 2-0 victory in the final against Netherlands at Stade de Lyon, France.
A participant attends the annual Pride in London paradeImage copyright Henry Nicholls / Reuters
Image caption A participant attends the annual Pride in London parade.
Parasols on a beachImage copyright Gent Shkullaku / AFP
Image caption Europe continued to experience high temperatures. Here parasols are seen on a beach in Durres, Albania where temperatures rose to 39C.
A woman at the races in DurbanImage copyright Rajesh Janitlal / AFP
Image caption A woman arrives at one of Africa’s biggest horse racing events in Durban, South Africa.
Donald Glover poses for a photo with fansImage copyright Mario Anzuoni / Reuters
Image caption Actor Donald Glover poses for a photo with fans during the world premiere of his latest film The Lion King in Los Angeles, California.
A man casts his vote during the general election at a polling station in Athens, GreeceImage copyright Orestis Panagiotou / EPA
Image caption A man casts his vote at an Athens polling station during Greece’s snap general election, which was won by the centre-right opposition party New Democracy.
People take a mud bathImage copyright Alexey Pavlishak. / Reuters
Image caption People take a mud bath in the Chokrak lake near the village of Kurortne, Crimea, Ukraine.
Bodyguard and Game of Thrones star Richard MaddenImage copyright Jane Barlow / PA Media
Image caption Bodyguard and Game of Thrones star Richard Madden was awarded an honorary doctorate at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow.

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