Photos of the week: 6/29 - 7/6

Photos of the week: 6/29 - 7/6
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Photos of the week: 6/29 - 7/6
CHIANG RAI, THAILAND - JULY 2: Relatives of the missing boys show photos of them after the 12 boys and their soccer coach have been found alive in the cave where they've been missing for over a week after monsoon rains blocked the main entrance on July 02, 2018 in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Chiang Rai governor Narongsak Osatanakorn announced on Monday that the boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach were being rescued from Tham Luang Nang Non cave after they were discovered by naval special forces and the challenge now will be to extract the party safely. (Photo by Linh Pham/Getty Images)
Three daughters of Wendi Winters, Winters, Summerleigh and Montana Geimer hold each other at right as Capital staffers Paul Gillespie, (L) and Pat Furgurson stand nearby during a candlelight vigil held near the Capital Gazette, the day after a gunman killed five people (including Wendi Winters) inside the newspaper's building in Annapolis, Maryland, U.S., June 29, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis
A Fulani boy protests in front of a sign saying 'Stop the Genocide' during a silent march organized by the Mouvement Peul et allies pour la paix, an organisation of ethnic Fulani people on June 30, 2018 in Bamako in response to a massacre in Koumaga, Mali. - On June 23, at least 32 civilians were killed and ten are missing following an attack in central Mali, believed to have been carried out by Muslim Fulani hunters. (Photo by MICHELE CATTANI / AFP) (Photo credit should read MICHELE CATTANI/AFP/Getty Images)
HONG KONG, HONG KONG - June 30 : Children pose for a photograph with military equipment on an open day at the Shek Kong Barracks on June 30, 2018 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Hong Kong will mark 21 years since its return to Chinese sovereignty from British rule on Sunday as thousands of people are expected to turn up for an annual rally to demand full democracy and vent their frustration over the soaring accommodation costs in the world's most expensive city for expatriates. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - People cool off in a water amusement park in Lianyungang in China's eastern Jiangsu province on July 2, 2018. (Photo by - / AFP) / China OUT (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
New citizens smile at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization ceremony at the New York Public Library in Manhattan, New York, U.S., July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A firefighter continues to work on Winter Hill near Bolton. (Photo by Danny Lawson/PA Images via Getty Images)
Girls displaced from Yemen's northwestern province of Saada stand with their mother outside a temporary shelter in Sanaa, Yemen July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Military enthusiasts take part in a re-enactment of a World War II battle on the eve of Independence Day at the "Stalin Line" memorial near the village of Goroshki, Belarus July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 04: Joey Chestnut competes in the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2018 in the Coney Island neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Chestnut won the contest, eating a Coney Island record 74 hot dogs in 10 minutes. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 02: People enjoy a hot afternoon at the Astoria Pool in the borough of Queens on July 2, 2018 in New York City. New York City and much of the East Coast is experiencing higher than normal temperatures with the heat index feeling over 100 degrees. The main pool at Astoria, the biggest in New York City and administered by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, sees over 3,000 people on a typical summer weekday. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A migrant intercepted aboard a dinghy off the coast in the Strait of Gibraltar, smiles as she rests after arriving on a rescue boat at the port of Tarifa, southern Spain July 1, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Maya Meri, 8, waits at a prosthetic center in Istanbul, Turkey, July 5, 2018. Picture taken July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 30: Thousands of people march in support of families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border on June 30, 2018 in New York, New York. Across the country marches under the banner 'Families Belong Together' are being held to demand that the Trump administration reunite thousands of immigrant children who have been separated from their families after crossing into the United States. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump and U.S. first lady Melania Trump wave from the Truman Balcony during a fireworks display celebrating Independence Day at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
TOPSHOT - Brother of Palestinian Mahmud al-Ghrabli 16, cries during his funeral procession in Gaza City on July 5, 2018. - The Palestinian teen who was shot by Israeli forces in May during major clashes on the Gaza border died of his wounds yesterday, the health ministry in the Hamas-ruled territory said. (Photo by MAHMUD HAMS / AFP) (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)
A television displays the news of Scott Pruitt's resignation as head of the EPA on the floor at the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on July 5, 2018 in New York. (Photo by Bryan R. Smith / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images)
Contestants take part in the annual race on high heels during gay pride celebrations in the quarter of Chueca in Madrid, Spain, July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Juan Medina TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A Rohingya refugee child with thanaka paste is seen in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, July 4, 2018.

(REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain)

Women wearing traditional costumes look at installations with goldfish in illuminated tanks at Art Aquarium 2018, produced by Japanese Art Aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura, in Tokyo, Japan, July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Patricia Okoumou raises her hand in the air after leaving federal court from her arraignment, a day after authorities say she scaled the stone pedestal of the Statue of Liberty to protest U.S. immigration policy, and speaking to the media in Manhattan, New York, U.S., July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
HALTON, ENGLAND - JULY 05: A decommisioned aircraft is seen as RAF personnel relax after practicing their drill manouveres during a final marching preparation, at RAF Halton on July 5, 2018 in Halton, England. The rehearsal took place ahead of the 'RAF 100' celebrations, to mark one hundred years of the Royal Air Force. On July 10, a ceremonial parade will march to Buckinham Palace before presenting a new Queen's Colour to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
Whistleblowers wearing panda masks receive cash awards for reporting gang crimes from police officers at a news conference in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
People watch fireworks during the 4th of July Independence Day celebrations at the National Mall in Washington, U.S., July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
An oil tanker unloads crude oil at a crude oil terminal in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province, China July 4, 2018. Picture taken July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
FAIRPLAY, CO - JULY 2: Members of the Craig Hotshots return to their crew cabs after a long day of fighting the Weston Pass Fire on July 2, 2018 near FairPlay, Colorado. The fire, burning about 20 miles south of Fairplay has 313 fire personnel and has burned 6,417 acres. A closure is in place one mile south of Fairplay at the junction of US Highway 285/State Highway 9 to all traffic, except local residents or landowners. A total closure is in place from the junction of US Highway 285/County Road 22 to Antero. (Photo by Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
A general view of a flooded farmland following heavy rainfall in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China July 2, 2018. Picture taken July 2, 2018. Wang Qin/Chengdu Economic Daily via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
An insect collects nectar from a sunflower on a field near Schneisingen, Switzerland July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
SALISBURY, ENGLAND - JULY 05: A police officer stands at a cordon around a supported housing project in Salisbury after a major incident was declared when a man and woman were exposed to the Novichok nerve agent on July 5, 2018 in Salisbury, England. The couple, named locally as Dawn Sturgess 44, and Charlie Rowley, 45 were taken to Salisbury District Hospital on Saturday and remain there in a critical condition. In March Russian former spy Sergei Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia were poisoned with the Russian-made Novichok in the town of Salisbury. British Prime Minister Theresa May has accused Russia of being behind the attack on the former spy and his daughter, expelling 23 Russian diplomats in retaliation. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Firefighters watch as flames from the County Fire climb a hillside in Guinda, California, on July 1, 2018. - Californian authorities have issued red flag weather warnings and mandatory evacuation orders after a series of wildfires fanned by high winds and hot temperatures ripped through thousands of acres. The latest blaze, the County Fire sparked in Yolo County on June 30, had by July 1 afternoon spread across 22,000 acres (9,000 hectares) with zero percent containment, according to Cal Fire. (Photo by JOSH EDELSON / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)
DARWIN, AUSTRALIA - JULY 01: A boys passes a football on Mindil Beach as the sun sets during Territory Day celebrations at Mindil Beach on July 1, 2018 in Darwin, Australia. Every year on July 1, Northern Territorians celebrate self-governance. It is the only day of the year pyrotechnics are allowed to be sold to the public, with locals allowed to set off fireworks between 6pm and 11pm. The only restriction is that fireworks must not be used at Territory Day community events, and the noise they emit must not exceed 115 decibels. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
An honour guard hold up a picture of Samarn Poonan, 38, a former member of Thailand's elite navy SEAL unit who died working to save 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a flooded cave as family members weep at a airport, in Rayong province, Thailand, July 6, 2018. REUTERS/Panumas Sanguanwong TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Smoke rises after fireworks blast in Tultepec, outside Mexico City, Mexico July 5, 2018 in this picture grab obtained from social media video. DAVID VILLANUEVA/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT.
ANTALYA, TURKEY - JULY 04: An aerial view of people at the Konyaalti Beach on a sunny day with temperature reaching at 42 degrees Celsius in Antalya, Turkey on July 04, 2018. (Photo by Orhan Cicek/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
An Ethnic Lisu tribeswoman holds a sacrificial chicken during a ritual in Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the district of Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province to appease the spirits of Tham Luang cave and the safety of the children on July 2, 2018, as the rescue operation continues for a missing children's football team and their coach. - Classmates of 12 boys trapped in a flooded Thai cave spoke of their hopes for a miracle rescue on July 2, as divers inched through thick mud and water towards an air pocket where the group is believed to be. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP) (Photo credit should read LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images)
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched just before dawn Friday, June 29, 2018 is captured during a time exposure at Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying supplies to the International Space Station. The Dragon spacecraft atop of a reused rocket core is packed with supplies that will be delivered to the International Space Station. This is a view from atop of the Vehicle Assembly building at the Kennedy Space Center. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images)
A contestant dives from a 27-metre platform on the La Salve bridge overlooking the Guggenheim Museum during the finals of the Red Bull Cliff Diving series in Bilbao, Spain, June 30, 2018. REUTERS/Vincent West TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
TOPSHOT - A tourist takes a selfie with his phone as a plume of fresh ash is released by Mount Agung volcano at the Kubu subdistrict in Karangasem Regency on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on July 4, 2018. (Photo by SONNY TUMBELAKA / AFP) (Photo credit should read SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A Syrian rebel fighter aims his Kalashnikov assault rifle as he stands near the frontline against government forces west of the embattled southern city of Daraa on July 3, 2018. (Photo by Mohamad ABAZEED / AFP) (Photo credit should read MOHAMAD ABAZEED/AFP/Getty Images)
National Security Advisor John Bolton (R) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to the press before a meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House on July 2, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

All 12 members of a missing soccer team and their coach were found alive this week after the group became trapped by floodwaters in a cave in Thailand. The group was given swimming and diving lessons as rescue crews tried to determine the best way to extract them from the massive cave. A former Thai navy diver died as he worked underwater in the cave complex to lay oxygen tanks along a potential exit route.

Other major headlines of the week included EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigning, two Britons being poisoned by Novichok nerve agent and two deadly explosions at fireworks workshops outside of Mexico City.

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

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