In Pictures

Week in pictures: 17-23 June 2017

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

Actor Johnny Depp smokes a cigarette for the camera Image copyright Dylan Martinez / Reuters
Image caption Actor Johnny Depp smoking a cigarette while waiting to introduce his 2004 film The Libertine at the Cineramageddon stage at Glastonbury Festival. The new stage is made up of classic cars that festival goers can sit inside to watch films.
Mara Salvatrucha gang members wait in a row at a prison in El Salvador Image copyright Jose Cabezas / Reuters
Image caption In Zacatecoluca, El Salvador, a line of Mara Salvatrucha gang members wait to be escorted to a maximum security jail. A 2008 FBI threat assessment put the size of the gang, also known as MS-13 between 6,000 and 10,000 members in the US.
Revellers in a circle touch a stone at Stonehenge Image copyright CHRIS J RATCLIFFE / Getty Images
Image caption Revellers celebrated the summer solstice at Stonehenge by touching a stone and chanting. Around 13,000 people watched the sunrise over the Wiltshire monument.
A firefighter watches an approaching forest fire in Carvalho, near Gois, Portugal Image copyright Rafael Marchante / Reuters
Image caption Soaring temperatures hampered efforts to bring a raging forest fire in Portugal under control with more than 1,000 firefighters tackling the blaze on several fronts.
People participate in a yoga class during an annual Solstice event in the Times Square district of New York Image copyright Lucas Jackson / Reuters
Image caption In New York, people took part in a yoga class during an annual Solstice event in the Times Square district.
Iraqis flee from the Old City of Mosul Image copyright Ahmad al-Rubaye / AFP
Image caption Iraqis flee from the Old City of Mosul as the last Islamic State militants put up fierce resistance against Iraqi forces trying to end their stronghold in the city.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon wearing 3D glasses Image copyright Jane Barlow / Reuters
Image caption Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tried out a 3D simulator during a visit to the Advanced Forming Research Centre in Renfrew, Britain.
Migrants wait to disembark from the Vos Hestia ship as they arrive at the Crotone harbour Image copyright Stefano Rellandini / Reuters
Image caption Migrants waiting to disembark from the Vos Hestia ship as they arrived at Crotone harbour in Italy, after being rescued by a Save the Children crew in the Mediterranean sea off the Libyan coast.
Members of Britain's royal family stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after Trooping the Colour in London, Britain Image copyright Toby Melville / Reuters
Image caption The Queen, pictured here on the balcony at Buckingham Palace, led a minute's silence at the Trooping the Colour parade to remember victims of the Grenfell tower fire. Earlier, in her official birthday message, the monarch said it was "difficult to escape a very sombre national mood" following tragedies in London and Manchester.
An Egyptian woman cooks using a traditional outdoor oven Image copyright Khaled Elfiqi / EPA
Image caption An Egyptian woman prepares Kahk biscuits using a traditional outdoor oven as the sun rises in the village of Dalgamon, Tanta, north of Cairo, ahead of the Islamic festival of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
The Jackie Chan DC Racing Oreca of Oliver Jarvis, Thomas Laurent and Ho-Pin Tung drives during the Le Mans 24 Hour Race at Circuit de la Sarthe Image copyright Dan Istitene / Getty Images
Image caption The Jackie Chan DC Racing Oreca of Oliver Jarvis, Thomas Laurent and Ho-Pin Tung is seen during the Le Mans 24 Hour Race at Circuit de la Sarthe in France. The film star's team came second, behind Porsche who won the event for the third year in a row.

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