A selection of some of the best pictures taken over the past week by Times of Malta photographers.

Sunbathing tourists watch firefighters tackle a blaze which broke out in a semi-basement store of the Radisson Blu hotel in St Julian's, on June 16. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiSunbathing tourists watch firefighters tackle a blaze which broke out in a semi-basement store of the Radisson Blu hotel in St Julian's, on June 16. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

A woman watches firefighters tackle a blaze which broke out in a semi-basement store of the Radisson Blu hotel in St Julian's, on June 16. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiA woman watches firefighters tackle a blaze which broke out in a semi-basement store of the Radisson Blu hotel in St Julian's, on June 16. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Firefighters prepare to tackle a blaze which broke out in a semi-basement store of the Radisson Blu hotel in St Julian's on June 16. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiFirefighters prepare to tackle a blaze which broke out in a semi-basement store of the Radisson Blu hotel in St Julian's on June 16. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

A fire fighter walks back to a fire engine after fighting a fire that broke out in the stores of the Radisson Blu Hotel in St Julian’s on June 16. Photo: Paul Spiteri LucasA fire fighter walks back to a fire engine after fighting a fire that broke out in the stores of the Radisson Blu Hotel in St Julian’s on June 16. Photo: Paul Spiteri Lucas

A young Ethiopian girl participates in a protest against the Ethiopian government’s eviction of Oromo farmers to make way for an industrial zone in front of the Prime Minister’s office in Valletta on June 16. Photo: Matthew MirabelliA young Ethiopian girl participates in a protest against the Ethiopian government’s eviction of Oromo farmers to make way for an industrial zone in front of the Prime Minister’s office in Valletta on June 16. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Ethiopian asylum seekers protest outside Castille, Valletta on June 16 against the Ethiopian government’s eviction of Oromo farmers to make way for an industrial zone. Photo: Matthew MirabelliEthiopian asylum seekers protest outside Castille, Valletta on June 16 against the Ethiopian government’s eviction of Oromo farmers to make way for an industrial zone. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Tourists make their way past a protest by Ethiopian asylum seekers outside Castille in Valletta on June 16. The protest was against the Ethiopian government’s eviction of Oromo farmers to make way for an industrial zone. Photo: Matthew MirabelliTourists make their way past a protest by Ethiopian asylum seekers outside Castille in Valletta on June 16. The protest was against the Ethiopian government’s eviction of Oromo farmers to make way for an industrial zone. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

Ethiopian migrants, all members of the Oromo community of Ethiopia living in Malta, protest against the Ethiopian regime outside Auberge de Castille in Valletta on June 16. The protestors called on Malta and the European Union to stop support for the Ethiopian regime and its plan to displace Oromo farmers. Late last year, the Ethiopian army evicted Oromo farmers from their ancestral land on the pretext of needing the land for an industrial zone, according to the protestors. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiEthiopian migrants, all members of the Oromo community of Ethiopia living in Malta, protest against the Ethiopian regime outside Auberge de Castille in Valletta on June 16. The protestors called on Malta and the European Union to stop support for the Ethiopian regime and its plan to displace Oromo farmers. Late last year, the Ethiopian army evicted Oromo farmers from their ancestral land on the pretext of needing the land for an industrial zone, according to the protestors. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

An Ethiopian child migrant and member of the Oromo community of Ethiopia living in Malta takes part in a protest against the Ethiopian regime outside Auberge de Castille in Valletta on June 16. The protestors called on Malta and the European Union to stop support for the Ethiopian regime and its plan to displace Oromo farmers. Late last year, the Ethiopian army evicted Oromo farmers from their ancestral land on the pretext of needing the land for an industrial zone, according to the protestors. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiAn Ethiopian child migrant and member of the Oromo community of Ethiopia living in Malta takes part in a protest against the Ethiopian regime outside Auberge de Castille in Valletta on June 16. The protestors called on Malta and the European Union to stop support for the Ethiopian regime and its plan to displace Oromo farmers. Late last year, the Ethiopian army evicted Oromo farmers from their ancestral land on the pretext of needing the land for an industrial zone, according to the protestors. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Young Samuel Cutajar (left), with his greatest pal Jordan Farrugia beside him, is interviewed just after he was awarded the Peace Lab’s Pope John XXIII Prize for Kindness for his dedication to Jordan, who has Down’s Syndrome, at the Palace in Valletta on June 18. Photo: Jason BorgYoung Samuel Cutajar (left), with his greatest pal Jordan Farrugia beside him, is interviewed just after he was awarded the Peace Lab’s Pope John XXIII Prize for Kindness for his dedication to Jordan, who has Down’s Syndrome, at the Palace in Valletta on June 18. Photo: Jason Borg

An actor ducks as he fires a musket during a re-enactment at Fort Rinella on June 12. More then 300 schoolchildren will take part in the ‘Hands on Heritage Programme’ during the summer, which will allow them to handle tools and weapons from different eras, try out armour and equipment and walk in the footsteps of the military. Photo: Chris Sant FournierAn actor ducks as he fires a musket during a re-enactment at Fort Rinella on June 12. More then 300 schoolchildren will take part in the ‘Hands on Heritage Programme’ during the summer, which will allow them to handle tools and weapons from different eras, try out armour and equipment and walk in the footsteps of the military. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

HMS Blyth (M111) a Royal Navy Sandown-class minehunter vessel, leaves Grand Harbour on June 16 after paying a visit to Malta with the rest of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2). Photo: Paul Spiteri LucasHMS Blyth (M111) a Royal Navy Sandown-class minehunter vessel, leaves Grand Harbour on June 16 after paying a visit to Malta with the rest of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2). Photo: Paul Spiteri Lucas

Cranes tower over buildings in St Julian’s on June 13. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaCranes tower over buildings in St Julian’s on June 13. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Two men in suits walk on the Excelsior pool area paving on June 16. Photo: Chris Sant FournierTwo men in suits walk on the Excelsior pool area paving on June 16. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

A staged photo at the Times of Malta studio to show that although usually emotional, domestic violence on men could be physical as well. Picture taken on June 13. Photo: Jason BorgA staged photo at the Times of Malta studio to show that although usually emotional, domestic violence on men could be physical as well. Picture taken on June 13. Photo: Jason Borg

One of the exhibits from the exhibition ‘Propolis’ occupies a room in the upper galleries at St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity in Valletta on June 16. Photo: Matthew MirabelliOne of the exhibits from the exhibition ‘Propolis’ occupies a room in the upper galleries at St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity in Valletta on June 16. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli

A woman walks on the sandy beach at Ghajn Tuffieha Bay at sunset on June 17. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiA woman walks on the sandy beach at Ghajn Tuffieha Bay at sunset on June 17. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Tourists walk on the sandy beach at Ghajn Tuffieha Bay at sunset on June 17. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiTourists walk on the sandy beach at Ghajn Tuffieha Bay at sunset on June 17. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Nursehound shark egg embryos are seen at the National Aquarium in Qawra on June 13. The embryos had been saved from dead sharks on sale at the fish market. Photo: Mark Zammit CordinaNursehound shark egg embryos are seen at the National Aquarium in Qawra on June 13. The embryos had been saved from dead sharks on sale at the fish market. Photo: Mark Zammit Cordina

Children tied their shoelaces and sprinted off for a 2.5 kilometre-long run along the St Julian’s promenade as part of the Olympic Day Fun Run organized by the Malta Olympic Committee together with McDonalds on June 15. Photo: Chris Sant FournierChildren tied their shoelaces and sprinted off for a 2.5 kilometre-long run along the St Julian’s promenade as part of the Olympic Day Fun Run organized by the Malta Olympic Committee together with McDonalds on June 15. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

Adults take part in the Olympic Day Fun Run with some opting for the full 10 kilometres that took them from Spinola to Gzira and back on June 15. Photo: Chris Sant FournierAdults take part in the Olympic Day Fun Run with some opting for the full 10 kilometres that took them from Spinola to Gzira and back on June 15. Photo: Chris Sant Fournier

Water splashes over Sirens’ Matthew Pisani during the waterpolo match against Marsaxlokk at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 18. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiWater splashes over Sirens’ Matthew Pisani during the waterpolo match against Marsaxlokk at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 18. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Mark Fenech (left) of Marsaxlokk tries to block Sirens’ Csaba Kiss (right) during their waterpolo match at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 18. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiMark Fenech (left) of Marsaxlokk tries to block Sirens’ Csaba Kiss (right) during their waterpolo match at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 18. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi

Sean Xerri de Caro (left) of Marsaxlokk, and Sirens’ Gabriel Pace (right) fight for the ball during their waterpolo match at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 18. Photo: Darrin Zammit LupiSean Xerri de Caro (left) of Marsaxlokk, and Sirens’ Gabriel Pace (right) fight for the ball during their waterpolo match at the National Pool in Tal-Qroqq on June 18. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi