Photos of the week: 7/15 - 7/22

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KALININGRAD REGION, RUSSIA - JULY 19, 2016: The Sun is setting over the Baltic Sea. Vladimir Smirnov/TASS (Photo by Vladimir Smirnov\TASS via Getty Images)
BATON ROUGE, LA - JULY 18: A police officer is greeted during a candlelight vigil for Baton Rouge Police Officer Matthew Gerald at Healing Place Church on July 18, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Gerald was one of three police officers killed by Gavin Long, who traveled from Kansas City, Missouri, ambushing law enforcement officers along Airline Highway Sunday morning. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - JULY 16: Clothes and weapons beloging to soldiers involved in the coup attempt that have now surrendered lie on the ground abandoned onBosphorus bridge on July 16, 2016, Istanbul,Turkey. Istanbul's bridges across the Bosphorus, the strait separating the European and Asian sides of the city, have been closed to traffic.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced an army coup attempt, that has left atleast 90 dead 1154 injured in overnight clashes in Istanbul and Ankara. (Photo by Gokhan Tan/Getty Images)
During a time exposure the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket is seen, left, as it lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Monday, July 18, 2016. The streak on the right is the booster landing back at the Air Force Station. The Falcon 9 is headed to the International Space Station with 5,000 pounds of supplies. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
QINGDAO, CHINA - JULY 18: A man lies in the sea grass at a beach on July 18, 2016 in Qingdao, Shandong Province of China. The enteromorpha prolifera spread on the beaches in Qingdao and were under clearing. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A picture taken on July 21, 2016, shows an aerial view of a flock of sheep in Inner Mongolia's Gobi Desert. / AFP / PATRICK BAZ (Photo credit should read PATRICK BAZ/AFP/Getty Images)
NICE, FRANCE - JULY 17: A tribute is laid on a bench where a person was killed on the Promenade des Anglais on July 17, 2016 in Nice, France. Six people believed to be linked to the man who killed 84 people in Nice are in police custody according to a statement by the Paris prosecutor's office after a French-Tunisian attacker killed 84 as he drove a lorry through crowds, gathered to watch a firework display during Bastille Day Celebrations. The attacker then opened fire on people in the crowd before being shot dead by police (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Papuan student Obi Kogoya screams as he is taken down by Indonesian police while trying to join a human rights protest at a Papuan student dormitory in Yogyakarta on July 15, 2016. Pro-independence sentiment runs high in Papua, which sits on the western end of New Guinea island and is populated mainly by ethnic Melanesians. Indonesia took formal control of the region in a 1969 UN-sponsored vote by select tribal elders widely seen as a sham and the area has seen a long-running insurgency waged by poorly armed pro-independence guerrillas. / AFP / SURYO WIBOWO (Photo credit should read SURYO WIBOWO/AFP/Getty Images)
Republican presidential Candidate Donald Trump gives his running mate, Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana a kiss as they shake hands after Pence's acceptance speech during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
The sun rises behind the Christ the Redeemer statue, above the Guanabara bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Two weeks away from the Olympics, nearly two out of three Brazilians believe that hosting them will cause the country more harm than good, the Datafolha opinion poll said on Tuesday as worries grow over crime and budget cuts. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies release balloons at a noon vigil organized by municipal court workers in downtown Baton Rouge, La., Wednesday, July 20, 2106, in honor of recent slain and injured sheriff deputies and police. Several police officers and sheriff deputies were killed and wounded Sunday morning in a shooting near a gas station in Baton Rouge, less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police here, sparking nightly protests across the city. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Law enforcement officers take a protester into custody, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Cleveland, during the third day of the Republican convention. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Gabriela Gomez, 3, poses for a photo decked out in a military costume before the start of a military parade celebrating her country's 206th anniversary of independence from Spain, in Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Firefighters stand on a scorched hillside as a wildfire burns in the Hollywood Hills section of Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. The blaze broke out shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday near the Hollywood Reservoir. Fire crews and the dramatic sight of flames and smoke combined to slow traffic on the nearby U.S. 101 Freeway as rush hour was beginning. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Reince Priebus, Chairman of the Republican National Committee talk while Alaska recounts their votes during the second day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Lightning is seen in the sky over the Ostankino TV tower during a storm in Moscow, Russia, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reactes as Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence (2nd-R), Barron Trump (2nd-L) and his wife Melania Trump (L) look on at the end of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
BORDELUM, GERMANY - JULY 19: A sheep stands on the Hamburger Hallig peninsula on July 19, 2016 near Bordelum, Germany. Hamburger Hallig is a protected national park and a favorite destination for vacationers along Germany's North Sea coast. Many Germans, unsettled by the recent terror attacks in countries like France and Turkey, are choosing to vacation in Germany this summer. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 18: Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump enters the stage to introduce his wife Melania on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 18: Sen. Mike Lee, (R-UT) (C) and Phill Wright, Vice Chair of the Utah State Delegation (L) shout no to the adoption of rules without a roll call vote on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
ALEPPO, SYRIA - JULY 17: A Syrian man tries to calm down a wounded g after the war-craft belonging to the Russian army bombed the opposition controlled residential area at the Al-Maysir neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria on July 17, 2016. (Photo by Ibrahim Ebu Leys/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
NICE, FRANCE - JULY 16: A view of Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel's apartment is seen through the keyhole on July 16, 2016 in Nice, France. The French-Tunisian attacker killed 84 people as he drove a lorry through crowds, gathered to watch a firework display during Bastille Day Celebrations. The attacker then opened fire on people in the crowd before being shot dead by police. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
BORYEONG, SOUTH KOREA - JULY 16: Festival-goers enjoy the mud during the annual Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon Beach on July 16, 2016 in Boryeong, South Korea. The mud, which is believed to have benefical effects on the skin due to its mineral content, is sourced from mud flats near Boryeong and transported to the beach by truck. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
DIQING, CHINA - JULY 15: Aerial view of tourists watching the flooded Jinsha River at the Tiger Leaping Gorge on July 15, 2016 in Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province of China. Heavy rainfall in Southwest China rose the water level of Jinsha River which attracted many tourists coming to the Tiger Leaping Gorge in Diqing. (Photo by VCG)
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Around the world this week, people continued to mourn for the victims of the Bastille Day terrorist attack in Nice, France, . We also saw severe weather from forest fires in California to flash flooding in China, and headlines in the United States were dominated by events tied to the Republican National Convention where Donald Trump was officially named the party's nominee for President.

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photography from the coming seven days.

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