Pictures of the Week: May 11 – May 18

Eric Thayer—Reuters
Eric Thayer—Reuters
May 17, 2012. A cross is seen in Joplin, Mo. May 22 will mark the one-year anniversary of a deadly EF-5 tornado that ripped through the town, killing 161 people.

From violence in Colombia and a huge fire in Manila to soccer championships across Europe and the presidential handover ceremony in France, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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