This week in photos; July 11-17, 2015
This is the world through a Fortune lens from Saturday, July 11 to Friday, July 17.
Photos edited by Kacy Burdette, Alix Colow, Mia Diehl, Armin Harris, and Michele Taylor with Eddie Gilman
Text edited by Kacy Burdette
Photograph by Yannis Behrakis — ReutersRiot police run as they disperse protesters during clashes in Athens, Greece on July 15. Greek anti-establishment protesters threw dozens of petrol bombs at police in front of parliament on Wednesday ahead of a key vote on a bailout deal, in some of the most serious violence in over two years. Police responded with tear gas, sending hundreds of people fleeing in central Syntagma Square.
Photograph by Marco Ugarte — APAlicia Lopez Fernandez paints a piñata in the likeness of Donald Trump at her family’s store “Piñatas Mena Banbolinos” in Mexico City. The piñata was a special order made after Trump may have said in June that Mexicans are “bringing drugs…bringing crime” and “rapists.” His campaign also put out a document saying Trump’s net worth exceeded $10 billion and filed his financial disclosure statement with the Federal Election Committee on Wednesday.
Photograph by Kirsty Wigglesworth — APSerena Williams of the United States holds up the trophy after winning the women’s singles final against Garbine Muguruza of Spain, at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, on July 11. Williams won 6-4, 6-4. Wimbledon became the highest-paying tennis tournament in the world when it increased the total prize money it paid out to the top men and women players this year to more than $40 million.
Photograph by Whitney Hayward — Portland Press Herald via Getty ImagesAri Gersen from Longfellow Books unpackages copies of Harper Lee’s newly released book, “Go Set a Watchman,” before the reading in Congress Square Park in Portland, Maine. The much-anticipated book set a first-day sales record at Barnes & Noble and is the top selling book on Amazon.com.
Courtesy of NASAPluto is seen from the New Horizons spacecraft on July 13. It took roughly ten years and three billion miles for the spacecraft to reach the planet. The United States is now the only nation to visit every single planet in the solar system. Pluto was No. 9 in the lineup when New Horizons departed Cape Canaveral, Florida in 2006.
Photograph by Behar Anthony — Sipa USA/APA toy soldier steps out of the front door to give a young boy a high five as FAO Schwarz toy store’s Fifth Avenue Flagship closes for good in New York, on July 15. Citing the high cost of rent, FAO Schwarz, once believed to be the largest toy dealer in the world, says it will reopen a store near the Christmas shopping season in Times Square.
Photograph by Stuart Isett — Fortune Brainstorm Tech 2015 Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel and brother Ari, co-CEO of WME/IMB, on stage at the annual Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colorado. Fortune assistant managing editor Adam Lashinsky asked the diehard Democrats if they’d be willing to fight a cage match with the Bush brothers. “That wouldn’t be risk,” Ari replied. “All reward.”
Photograph by ChinaFotoPress via Getty ImagesA 3-year-old girl named Hanhan lies in a hospital bed after receiving an operation that changed her oversized skull with a normal sized skull created with a 3D printer at the Second People’s Hospital of Hunan Province in Changsha, Hunan Province of China. Hanhan’s congenital hydrocephaly (with 85 percent hydrocephaly) made her skull 3 times bigger than average. Doctors of the Second People’s Hospital of Hunan Province used 3D printing technology to create a titanium alloy skull and successfully set it into Hanhan’s head made duringa 17-hour operation.
Photograph by Getty ImagesAerial view of Muslim worshipers praying at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, a day before the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
Photograph by ChinaFotoPress via Getty ImagesStaff wear No-Face masks during working hours at a service company in Handan, Hebei Province of China. As a service company, its staffs must smile to customers everyday. On “No-Face Day”, the staffs wore No-Face masks to reduce pressure and relax themselves. No-Face is a silent masked creature who has no facial expressions in Japanese animated fantasy film “Spirited Away”.
Photograph by Yuri Gripas — ReutersFederal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen arrives to testify before a House Financial Services committee hearing on “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” on Capitol Hill in Washington. Yellen predicts an increase in the Fed’s key interest rate later this year as well as a pickup in the U.S. economy. But Yellen also warned that continued turbulence from Greece and China poses risks to the U.S. growth picture.
Photograph by Laurence Griffiths — Getty ImagesA general view of the construction work of the new stadium during a media tour of Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup venues in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.
Photograph by ReutersGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Infineon Technologies in Dresden, Germany.
Photograph by David J. Phillip — APUnited States’ Jordan Spieth plays from the rough on hole 16 during a practice round at the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland.
Photograph by Bill Pugliano — Getty ImagesKali Gawinski of Windsor, Ontario, wears a Motion Capture suit as she demonstrates motion capture virtual reality technology at the new Ford Ergonomics and Variation Analysis Lab (EVAL) in Dearborn, Michigan.
Photograph by ChinaFotoPress via Getty ImagesAerial view of Shanghai Disney Resort in Shanghai, China, the first Disney resort in China mainland. Disney said that the Shanghai destination will include six themed lands and “blend the magic of Disney and the cultural spirit and beauty of China.” The Resort will open officially in 2016.
Photograph by Allan Grant — The LIFE Images Collection/Getty ImagesChildren running through gate of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle at Walt Disney’s theme park, Disneyland on July 17, 1955 in California. Disneyland is celebrating its 60th anniversary and plans to be open for 24 hours straight for patrons to enjoy the planned festivities.
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