Can't Miss Photos From This Week (July 21)
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Ukrainian competitor performs at FINA Championships.
The city of Budapest hosts the 17th FINA Championships, the world finals for swimming and diving events. Here, one of the competitors from Ukraine performs in the women's team free synchronized swimming final.
Credit: Tamas Kovacs/MTI via AP
Afghan robotics team members construct their robot.
Lisa Azizi, pictured center, works on her team's robot before the beginning of the FIRST Robotics Global Challenge. The team first drew widespread headlines after being denied entrance into the United States, but they have since been admitted into the country and are working hard to show their stuff against 150 global teams.
Credit: AP Photo/Cliff Owen
Turkish citizens commemorate last year's failed coup attempt.
Turks gather in Istanbul to march in recognition of the over 200 Turks who died opposing the attempted coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last year. Trials and convictions are ongoing against conspirators, with several hundred already sentenced to lengthy prison terms.
Credit: AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis
A plane drops fire retardant to combat wildfires.
A wildfire drives several thousand people from their homes in and around Mariposa, California. Public officials do their best to combat the dangerous fires and evacuate civilians. Here, an air tanker flies overhead dropping fire retardant across swathes of land.
Credit: AP Photo/Noah Berger
A wounded protestor receives aid in Morocco.
Protesters in Morocco took to the streets on July 20 to speak out about corruption and economic inequalities. The protesters clashed with police, leaving upwards of 80 people injured from direct conflict or from tear gas. Here, a protester receives medical attention from one of her associates after being injured by police.
Credit: AP Photo/Therese Di Campo
Portraits of Romanian torture victims projected in their old prison.
A new art exhibition prepares to open in an old communist prison in Pitesti, Romania. The exhibition will feature a number of sculptures to do with the political torture and killings that were conducted in the prison in the mid-20th century. Here, photos of some of the victims are projected inside the prison walls.
Credit: AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda