Pictures of the Week: July 5 – July 12

Mud Day in Michigan
Jeff Kowalsky—EPA
July 9, 2013. Zach Miller buries himself in the mud pit during the 26th annual Mud Day at Nankin Mills recreation complex in Westland, Mich.

From violent protests in Egypt and the start of the holy month of Ramadan to a driverless oil-tanker train explosion in Quebec and the running of the bulls in Spain, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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