Photos of the week: 6/5 - 6/12

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Photos of the week: 6/5 - 6/12
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)
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)
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)
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 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)
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)

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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