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Troy Boyd transports sandbags to a house that is trying to protect itself from water caused by the flooding of the Red River, Thursday, June 11, 2015, in Shreveport, La. Flooding from the swelling river put hundreds of homes and farmland underwater or in danger in rural northwest Louisiana, and state officials said Thursday that they would seek a federal disaster declaration to get help for residents. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)
Workers wearing protective gears spray antiseptic solution as a precaution against the spread of MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, virus at an art hall in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 12, 2015. The outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome has caused panic in South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Migrants wait to receive food at the Central railway station in Milan, Italy, Thursday, June 11, 2015. Milan city officials are appealing for help in managing the huge number of migrants arriving from southern Italy after rescue at sea as rising numbers are unable to find beds and are sleeping in the station. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
German chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with U.S. president Barack Obama at Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Monday June 8, 2015 during the G-7 summit. (Michaek Kappeler/Pool Photo via AP)
A supporter of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party, (HDP) flashes the V-sign as others wave flags of imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan, during a rally in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, June 8, 2015, a day after the elections. The biggest change from Turkey's previous parliament is the ascendancy of the People's Democratic Party, a socially liberal force rooted in the Kurdish nationalism of Turkey's southeast. It attracted more than 12 percent of votes, breaching the minimum threshold of 10 percent. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's long-ruling Justice and Development Party(AKP), has suffered surprisingly strong losses in parliament that will force it to seek a coalition partner for the next government. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti smiles from the Russian Soyuz TMA-15M space capsule after she and Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and U.S. astronaut Terry Virts landed in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, on Thursday, June 11, 2015. A three-person crew from the International Space Station landed safely in the steppes of Kazakhstan on Thursday after a longer-than-expected orbital stint. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, pool)
A Russia-backed rebel prepares ammunition at his position inside Donetsk airport, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Heavy fighting continue at the frontline at the airport of Donetsk. (AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 09: Workers spray water as a section of Candlestick Park is demolished on June 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The demolition of Candlestick Park, the former home of the San Francisco Giants and San Francisco 49ers, is in its final stages with approximately 75 percent of of the structure reduced to rubble. A development with a mall and housing is planned for the site. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, unveils a plaque at the end of his visit to Richmond Adult Community College in Richmond, south west London, Monday, June 8, 2015. The Prince on Monday officially opened and was shown round the new art, drama and dance facilities at the further education college which offers up to 2,000 courses. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
A defendant reacts to his 15-year sentence in a retrial over a 2012 soccer riot in Port Said that left more than 70 dead and several hundreds injured, inside a cage in a makeshift courtroom at a police academy on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 9, 2015. The riot, Egypt’s worst and among the world’s deadliest, led to the temporary suspension of Egypt’s top flight soccer league. The court sentenced 11 people to death and 40 defendants to up to 15 years in prison. (AP Photo/Ahmed Gamil)
More than 173,000 pots of plants and herbs form a flower carpet in front of the city hall in Antwerp, Belgium, on Monday, June 8, 2015. To celebrate the 450th anniversary of the Antwerp city hall, artist Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven selected 31 different species to create a design of large geometric figures in bright sixties colors. Van Kerckhoven found inspiration in the Renaissance floor of the Plantin-Moretus museum and in a map of the city by the river Scheldt, which dates from 1575, and includes the river bend. The carpet measures 60 by 30 meters (196 by 98 feet). (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Supporters of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party celebrate after the election results came out in Istanbul,Turkey, late Sunday, June 7, 2015. With 99.9 percent of the vote counted, Erdogan's AKP had the support of around 41 percent of voters, state-run TRT television said. The unexpected setback for AKP likely puts an end, for the time being, to Erdogan's hopes of passing constitutional changes that would have greatly boosted the powers of his office. Instead, he faces struggles to retain his pre-eminent place in Turkish politics without the obvious levers to steer the government through his party in parliament. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson speaks to supporter making a video on a cell phone during a fundraiser for U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, in Boone, Iowa on Saturday, June 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
KARANGASEM, BALI, INDONESIA - JUNE 08: Two Tengananese men fight each other using thorny pandanus leaves on June 8, 2015 in Tenganan Pagringsingan Village, Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia. Every year Tengananese people on the island of Bali celebrate a month long ceremony called 'Usabha Sambah', to demonstrate respect to Indra, the Hindu god of war. One of the rituals during the ceremony is a Pandanus War or 'Mekare Kare', where two Tengananese men duel using thorny pandanus as weapons. (Photo by Putu Sayoga/Getty Images)
A man walks across the Rivoli street along the Louvre museum at sunset in Paris on June 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO / LUDOVIC MARIN (Photo credit should read LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)
GAZA CITY, GAZA - JUNE 10: Graffiti adorns mounds of rubble bombed buildings continue to scar the landscape of Gaza on June 10, 2015, Gaza City, Gaza. The devastation across Gaza can still be seen nearly one year on from the 2014 conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants. United Nations official figures said that the 50 day war left at least 2,189 Palestinians dead, including more than 1,486 civilians, and 11,000 injured. 67 Israeli soldiers and six civilians were killed. Money pledged by the international community six months ago to rebuild Gaza has not materialised leaving many Palestinians impoverished and still suffering. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - JUNE 09: Elementary school students wear masks as a precaution against the MERS virus as they wait for a lesson to start at Midong Elementary School on June 9, 2015 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea has reported eight deaths related to the virus with 2,500 people quarantined and 1,800 schools closed as of June 9, 2015. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
Norfolk & Western 611 sits in the fog in Manassas, Va. on Saturday morning, June 6, 2015 shortly before heading to the station to pick up passengers for its inaugural excursion run since the steam locomotive underwent restoration. The locomotive pulled passenger cars to Front Royal, Va. and back. (AP Photo/David Boe)
Ukrainian servicemen take part in extinguishing fire on oil storage in Kryachki village, some 30 km southwest from Kiev, on June 9, 2015. Ukraine urgently evacuated hundreds of residents from the site of a series of fuel depot blasts near Kiev that set off a ferocious fire and left several people missing and at least one confirmed dead. The defence ministry said it was also taking emergency measures to prevent the flames engulfing a nearby military airbase which has MiG-29 fighter jets and munitions on site. AFP PHOTO / SERGEI SUPINSKY (Photo credit should read SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images)
A view of the art work Plastic Bags by Marthine Pascale Tayou at the The Flour factory (Meelfabriek) in Leiden, on June 11, 2015. The installation is part of the art exhibition Global Imaginations. AFP PHOTO / ANP / JERRY LAMPEN =NETHERLANDS OUT= (Photo credit should read JERRY LAMPEN/AFP/Getty Images)
People are reflected on a ceiling of the Russian pavilion at the Expo 2015 before the arrival of Russian President Vladimir Putin, at the universal exhibition, on June 10, 2015 in Milan. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)
A partially submerged church caused by flooding from the Red River is visible Thursday, June 11, 2015, in Shreveport, La. Flooding from the swelling Red River put hundreds of homes and farmland underwater or in danger in rural northwest Louisiana, and state officials said Thursday that they would seek a federal disaster declaration to get help for residents. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)
Men are reflected in a mirror on a costume during the Corpus Christi dance in Pujili, Ecuador, Sunday, June 7, 2015. Pujili dancers, their costumes representing the Andean condor, perform on the streets of the town in a mix of Catholic beliefs and indigenous ancestral traditions of the harvest. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
This picture taken on June 10, 2015 shows Bon-chan, a 19 year old male African spurred tortoise weighing about 70 kg (154 pounds), walking with his owner Hisao Mitani (R) on a street in the town of Tsukishima in Tokyo. Bon-chan loves fruit and vegetables and is often offered carrot and cabbage pieces by cheering neighbors when he is out. AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)
An osprey helicopter lands in the rain near Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Monday, June 8, 2015, to transport delegation members traveling with U.S. President Barack Obama from the G-7 Summit, to Munich airport en rout to Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
An injured Syrian man is carried on a stretcher by emergency staff after a barrel bomb attack dropped by Syrian regime forces on a bakery in Ansari neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria on June 09, 2015. (Photo by Stringer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
A woman cries as she holds her baby, near to her house damaged by shelling, in Horlivka, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, June 11, 2015. At least four people including a child were killed by shelling in east Ukraine on Thursday. (AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)
Law enforcement officers question a woman, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, who lives near the prison in Dannemora, N.Y., as they searched houses near the maximum-security prison in northern New York where two killers escaped using power tools. State Police said the fifth day of searching will entail going from house to house in Dannemora, where David Sweat and Richard Matt cut their way out of the Clinton Correctional Facility. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Workers wearing protective gears spray antiseptic solution as a precaution against the spread of MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, virus outside Wangsimni Subway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, June 11, 2015. Experts from the World Health Organization and South Korea on Wednesday urged the reopening of more than 2,700 schools closed over fears of the deadly MERS virus.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
A Royal Bengal tiger is silhouetted as it walks near a lake at the Ranthambhore national park in Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, India, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. India's latest tiger census conducted in 2014 showed a sharp increase in the number of the endangered cats in the wild. The country has nearly three-fourths of the world's estimated 3,200 tigers. (AP Photo/ Deepak Sharma)
ARLINGTON, VA - JUNE 08: Members of a U.S. Army burial team carry a casket containing the remains of World War II U.S Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Alvin Beethe, of Elk Creek, Nebraska, during Beethe's full military honors burial service at Arlington National Cemetery June 8, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. Beethe's remains were recently identified through DNA testing and returned to his relatives 71 years after his P-38 Lightning failed to return from a mission over Germany (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
A young Indian garbage collector unloads waste at a roadside garbage dumping site overflowing with filth on World Day against Child Labor in New Delhi, India, Friday, June 12, 2015. Despite the country's rapid economic growth, child labor remains widespread in India, where an estimated 13 million children work, with laws meant to keep kids in school and out of the workplace routinely flouted. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
A man stands on the rubble of a house destroyed by a Saudi-led airstrike on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 9, 2015. A series of airstrikes from the Saudi-led military coalition also targeted Yemen's Defense Ministry building, which is under control of Shiite rebels who control the capital, Sanaa, officials said. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

This week in news saw developments in the South Korea MERS outbreak, the flooding of the Red River in Louisiana, the ongoing search for two escaped convicts in New York state, and continued conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine. Click through the slideshow above to see the best photos from these stories and more.

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