Photojournalism of the Week: June 8, 2012

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Kazakh nomads herd livestock across a plain in China’s western Xinjiang region.STR/AFP/Getty Images

France's national football team midfield

France's national football team midfielder Franck Ribery sits in a sauna at the team's training facility in preparation for the next day's Euro 2012 football championship match. Franck Fife is a well-established photographer working for AFP and Getty Images who mainly shoots professional sports. See a portfolio of his best images over on AFP's site.FRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages

Martin Brodeur, Trevor Lewis

New Jersey Devils' goalie Martin Brodeur makes a save as the Los Angeles Kings' Trevor Lewis approaches in the third period during Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup finals. The Devils would go on to win the game 3-1. Mark Terrill is an Associated Press staff photographer based in the Los Angeles area. He mainly shoots professional sporting events. Check out portfolios of his work on his SportsShooter page.AP Photo/Mark Terrill

Grass laid in York Minster

1500 square feet of grass, laid out in York Minster for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebration dinner, is carefully manicured before guests arrive. John Giles is a Press Association Wire staff photographer based in England.John Giles/PA Wire/AP Photo

Rescuers and firefighters work at the sc

Rescuers and firefighters search for survivors at the sight of a devastating commercial airline crash in a densely populated area of Lagos, Nigeria. The crash killed all 153 aboard. Emmanuel Arewa is a stringer working for AFP in Nigeria.EMMANUEL AREWA/AFP/Getty Images
Relatives of Free Syrian Army soldier, Moayad Ghafir, who was killed during clashes with the regime gunmen, mourn over his dead body before his funeral in his family house on the outskirts of Idlib, Syria.AP Photo
Free Syrian Army members train on the outskirts of Idlib, Syria, Thursday, June 7, 2012.AP Photo
Maria Sharapova of Russia serves in her semi final match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic at the 2012 French Open held in Paris.AP Photo/Christophe Ena

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27 year-old HIV-positive Zinmar Nwe, whose husband died of AIDS, bathes at an HIV/AIDS hospice in Myanmar. Officials are currently seeking improved treatment for HIV and AIDS patients in the country, but many feel that massive health reform is needed before treatments will improve. Damir Sagolj is a Reuters staff photographer working in the region. He recently was awarded first prize in the World Press Photo Daily Life Singles category for an image of Kim II-Sung hung on a wall in Pyongyang. Check out more of his work on the Reuters blog.Damir Sagolj/Reuters

Singer Carrie Underwood performs at the 2012 CMT Music Awards in Nashville

Carrie Underwood takes the stage in front of a packed house at the 2012 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee. Harrison McClary is a commercial photographer based in Nashville. He has shot everything from Super Bowls and presidential elections to ad campaigns for Pepsi and Nissan. See more of his work on his personal site.
Egyptian protestors take to Tahir Square, the center of last year's revolution, to protest the outcome of their first democratically elected president. After the initial round of voting, former Prime Minister Mohamed Morsi, will face off against Muslim Brotherhood candidate Ahmed Shafiq. Many citizens are not happy with either of the choices in the runoff and are demanding that Morsi be thrown out for his involvement in the former Mubarak regime. Dan Bracaglia is the Assistant Web Editor at_ American Photo_ magazine and is currently working on a project surrounding the elections in Egypt.Dan Bracaglia

Handout image captured by Japan's satellite Hinode shows Venus moving to pass across the sun

Japan's satellite Hinode captured this breathtaking view the transit of Venus, an extremely rare astronomical event, on June 6, 2012.Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters/ JAXA/Handout

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