Photos Of 2012 Week 13

One day late, but better late than never. Mea Culpa for the delay, but here are the photos of week 13 to enjoy at last. Week 13 features The Pope, crazy people playing with fuel and the world smallest dog. Warning: Some images can be disturbing. [47 photos total]

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Trucks loaded with trash wait in line to offload at the Olusosun dump site in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos. (AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE/REUTERS) #
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An anti-government protester returns tear gas fired by riot police at them during clashes in the village of Jidhafds. (AHMED JADALLAH/REUTERS) #
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Women supporters of Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh hold up Saleh's posters during a rally marking his 70th birthday anniversary in Sanaa. (Khaled Abdullah/REUTERS) #
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Riot police fire teargas during clashes with anti-government protesters in the village of Jidhafds. (AHMED JADALLAH/REUTERS) #
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Workers talk in an external elevator while descending from the top floors of One World Trade Center as the building nears 100 stories tall in New York. (LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS) #
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Some tens of thousands of Buddhist monks arrive for a mass alms-offering ceremony in Bangkok's Chinatown. (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
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A man preps a hot air balloon during the last day of the International Hot Air Balloon festival in Sentul, Bogor. (SUPRI/REUTERS) #
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Pope Benedict XVI addressing the crowd after arriving in Leon. (CLAUDIA DAUT/REUTERS) #
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Ironworkers work while balancing on support beams above the 93rd floor of One World Trade Center as the building nears 100 stories tall in New York. (LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS) #
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Palestinian nurse tends to a baby inside an incubator in a hospital in the southern Gaza Strip. (IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA/REUTERS) #
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A hippopotamus opens its mouth as visitors feed him at Yangon Zoo. (STAFF/REUTERS) #
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Riot police standing guard are pictured through a protester's cutout during a rally outside the Cairo convention centre against the formation of a constituent assembly tasked with drafting a new constitution. (AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS) #
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U.S. President Barack Obama looks along the DMZ looking North from South Korea. (LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS) #
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A man holds up a kite as he helps to fly it at a demolition site near residential areas in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province. (PILLAR LEE/REUTERS) #
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Gwen Lawrence, of Sanford, Florida, mourns during a candlelight vigil for Trayvon Martin in Sanford. (DAVID MANNING/REUTERS) #
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Pope Benedict XVI wears a sombrero while being driven through the crowd before officiating mass in Silao. (OSSERVATORE ROMANO/REUTERS) #
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German shepherd dogs are tested at a local cynologist police centre in Krasnoyarsk. (ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS) #
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Wife of Sergeant Silvestri reacts as she arrives along with other relatives at Ciampino Airport near Rome. (ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS) #
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Protesters attack a petrol station with sticks and bricks during a protest against power cuts in Lahore. (MOHSIN RAZA/REUTERS) #
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Student protesters burn tyres during a demonstration against the government's plans to raise fuel prices in Makassar. (YUSUF AHMAD/REUTERS) #
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A Tibetan exile runs after setting himself on fire during a protest against the upcoming visit of Chinese President Hu in New Delhi. (STRINGER/INDIA/REUTERS) #
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A man stands on a visitor platform beside the Rhine Falls in the town of Neuhausen south of Schaffhausen. (ARND WIEGMANN/REUTERS) #
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Sweden's Princess Victoria holds her baby daughter Princess Estelle. (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Vehicles destroyed by the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami are seen piled up in Ishinomaki. (ISSEI KATO/REUTERS) #
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A student protester runs as police shoot fire crackers during a clash against the government's plans to raise fuel prices in Jakarta. (BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS) #
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U.S. servicemen sit after boarding a transport plane before leaving for Afghanistan at the U.S. transit center at Manas airport near Bishkek. (VLADIMIR PIROGOV/REUTERS) #
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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks to local supporters during a tour in the Baba Amr neighbourhood of Homs. (SANA/REUTERS) #
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Combination of handout pictures released by the University of Maryland Medical Center shows Richard Norris before and after his face transplant surgery. (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Colombian judicial police transport the remains of FARC rebels killed during a dawn attack in Meta, at the Military Base Apiay in Villavicencio. (JOHN VIZCAINO/REUTERS) #
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An untitled art piece from Australian artist Stephen Birch is seen at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. (DANIEL MUNOZ/REUTERS) #
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his girlfriend Priscilla Chan walk near Fuxing Road in Shanghai. (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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The Abah River Flying Frog, commonly known as Wallace's flying frog, is seen in a terrarium of the Royev Ruchey zoo in a surburb of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS) #
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Palestinian runner Maslaha stretches as she practises at a field belonging to her family near Nablus. (AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS) #
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A JetBlue pilot is removed from the plane after erratic behavior forced the crew to land in Amarillo Texas. (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Pope Benedict XVI meets former Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana. (OSSERVATORE ROMANO/REUTERS) #
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Handout photo shows Beyonce, possibly the world's smallest dog, on an iPhone. (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Mourners hold a candlelight vigil to remember Shaima Alawadi outside her home in El Cajon, California. (MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS) #
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Hard-boiled eggs are cooked in boys' urine on a street in Dongyang. (ALY SONG/REUTERS) #
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A Humboldt Penguin dives off a board as a heron takes a fish at London Zoo in London. (TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS) #
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A Tibetan exile shouts slogans inside a car after being detained by police during a protest in New Delhi against the visit of Chinese President Hu to India. (ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS) #
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Protesters crowd Madrid's Puerta del Sol square during a rally at the end of a nationwide general strike. (PAUL HANNA/REUTERS) #
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A protester wearing a mask of Apple Inc founder Steve Jobs performs a street drama in Hong Kong. (BOBBY YIP/REUTERS) #
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People travel onboard a ferry across a river in Yangon. (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
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Masked special forces police escort a member of the Islamist community under heavy guard in Coueron. (STEPHANE MAHE/REUTERS) #
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Child looks at an Bornean orangutan cub at a city zoo in Moscow. (SERGEI KARPUKHIN/REUTERS) #
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Bottles of Schorschbock beer are pictured at the Schorschbraeu brewery in Gunzenhausen. (MICHAELA REHLE/REUTERS) #
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Palestinian protesters hide behind a stone wall during clashes with Israeli security officers on Land Day in East Jerusalem. (AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS) #

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