Soccer Fever, Music Festivals And Preparations For The Month Of Ramadan Marked The Week That Was

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Sameera Ehteram
Events like the World Cup, Wimbledon, Glastonbury Festival and the Muslim month of fasting, Ramadan,were celebrated around the world this week.

Here are 10 photos reflecting the week it was:Images Of The Week

A football fan wears the Brazilian flag on her face with colored contact lenses and face paint before a telecast of the 2014 World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Chile, at a FIFA fan area in Sao Paulo, June 28, 2014.

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Muslims attend an evening prayer session called "tarawih" to mark the holy month of Ramadanat the Al Akbar Mosque in Surabaya, East Java June 28, 2014.

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Children, who fled from the violence in Mosul, play during sunset inside the Khazer refugee camp on the outskirts of Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, June 27, 2014. Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the most influential Shi'ite cleric in Iraq, called on the country's leaders on Friday to choose a prime minister within the next four days, a dramatic political intervention that could hasten the end of Nuri al-Maliki's eight year rule.

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People wearing signs that read "Serbian" are hung during a performance in the town of Visegrad June 28, 2014. Sarajevo marked 100 years on Saturday since the murder of an Austrian prince lit the fuse for World War One, with a concert by Vienna's premier orchestra trying to send a message of unity to a divided country and a continent facing new faultlines.

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Local residents react after the 2014 World Cup round of 16 games between Brazil and Chile, in Recife June 28, 2014.

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People eat at a table lifted 50 meters (160 feet) above the ground on a hazy day in Pudong financial district of Shanghai June 28, 2014. The restaurant planned to serve 14 rounds on the table of 22 seats in the air over three days in Shanghai.

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A festival-goer holds up a smiley face as the sun sets in front of the Other Stage at Worthy Farm in Somerset, during the Glastonbury Festival June 27, 2014.

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A man holds his arm in front of an advertising placard showing Uruguay's striker Luis Suarez flashing his teeth, at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro in this June 26, 2014 file photo. Adidas might be attracting bad online buzz for its sponsorship of biting Uruguayan footballer Luis Suarez - but in the tussle to win the most World Cup social media play, the German firm says it is winning plenty of positive attention too. With every tackle, save and goal, a simultaneous off-the-pitch marketing battle is being fought between official FIFA World Cup sponsor Adidas and arch-rival Nike Inc to dominate social media to promote their brands.

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Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock balances on a cableway over a mountain at Tianmen Mountain National Park in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province, June 28, 2014. Nock attempted to walk along the 743 meter long cableway without protection but gave up after 420 meters, for fear of skidding due to the mountain's steep inclination, according to local media.

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A security guard is silhouetted against the sky on Court 1 at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London June 26, 2014.

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