Fish are removed from the New York Aquarium in 1941, which is to be demolished as part of the construction work and improvement for the Battery-Brooklyn Tunnel in New York City.
Smoke rises over Saif Al Dawla district in Aleppo, Syria, in 2012. Russia and the Syrian government say they will open humanitarian corridors in Aleppo and offer a way out for opposition fighters wanting to lay down their arms, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday.
Journalists gather outside a court building to support journalist Bulent Mumay, who was detained Tuesday in connection with the investigation of the attempted coup in Turkey.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (in suit and green tie) inspects a police honor guard as he arrives at the parliament in Ankara on Friday. A July 15 coup attempt was quickly crushed in Turkey, a country that has had multiple military takeovers in the past.
People gather at the site of a bombing in Syria's northeastern city of Qamishli Wednesday. The powerful explosion killed at least 44 people and devastated nearby buildings.
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