Photos Of The 2013 Week 48

The thing that still amazes me after doing these Photos of the week compilations for about three years now is that in one photo people are fighting over a priced down 55″ HD TV while a couple of photos down people are fighting for their freedom or a grain of rice just to survive. [82 photos total]

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Karzai leaves after the last day of the Loya Jirga, in Kabul (OMAR SOBHANI/REUTERS) #
Israel's PM Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem (POOL/REUTERS) #
Woman wearing leaves as a costume rides her bike during the 15th tour of the fireflies in Pasig city (ROMEO RANOCO/REUTERS) #
Policemen march on the road as supporters of Jamaat-e-Islami and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf political party participate in a protest in Karachi (ATHAR HUSSAIN/REUTERS) #
A supporter of former Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco speaks during a gathering in Madrid (JUAN MEDINA/REUTERS) #
Protestors clash with riot police during a rally to support EU integration in central Kiev (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
Protesters clash with riot police during a rally to support EU integration in central Kiev (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
Taylor Swift accepts the award for favorite country album for Red at the 41st American Music Awards in Los Angeles (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
Singer Katy Perry performs Unconditionally at the 41st American Music Awards in Los Angeles (MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS) #
Women walk with lanterns during an annual demonstration to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, in downtown Guatemala City (JORGE DAN LOPEZ/REUTERS) #
Jennifer Lopez performs a tribute to singer Celia Cruz at the 41st American Music Awards in Los Angeles (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
Miley Cyrus performs Wrecking Ball at the 41st American Music Awards in Los Angeles (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
Hernandez, presidential candidate for the ruling National Party, addresses supporters in Tegucigalpa (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
Women launch a paper hot air balloon during the annual demonstration to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, in downtown Guatemala City (JORGE DAN LOPEZ/REUTERS) #
People look on as a beggar kneels in front of a store to beg for money with a camel, in Shaoxing (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS) #
A man holds his son while walking on dried corn with Mount Sinabung spewing ash in the background at Sibintun village in Karo (BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS) #
Anti-government protesters shout as they get ready to attack a police barricade near the Government house in Bangkok (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
German Chancellor Merkel gestures as she makes a speech during the Germany's metal worker union IG Metall meeting in Frankfurt (KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS) #
A policeman reacts as his group is cornered by anti-government protesters pushing against a barricade near the Government house in Bangkok (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
Mount Sinabung spew ash as seen from Tiga Pancur village in Karo (RONI BINTANG/REUTERS) #
Li waves hand as he arrives at the Otopeni airport in Bucharest (BOGDAN CRISTEL/REUTERS) #
A visitor looks at the art work titled Dinosaur Skeleton during the The Art of the Brick exhibition in Brussels (FRANCOIS LENOIR/REUTERS) #
A general view of a collapsed supermarket in Riga (INTS KALNINS/REUTERS) #
A family member holds a photograph of Rosivel Elisabeth Grande in Quezaltepeque (ULISES RODRIGUEZ/REUTERS) #
A protester clashes with riot police during a rally supporting EU integration in front of the Ukrainian cabinet of ministers building in Kiev (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
Asylum seekers warm themselves around a fire in a forest near the asylum center in the village of Bogovadja (MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS) #
A ground crew member directs an Israeli F-16 after it landed at Ovda airbase during the Blue Flag drill (AMIR COHEN/REUTERS) #
Travelling White House staff and press board the rear steps of Air Force One on a foggy morning in Seattle (JASON REED/REUTERS) #
An ex-Seleka soldier stands guard as his commander, General Yaya, meets with Multinational Force of Central Africa (FOMAC) peacekeepers at the FOMAC camp in Bossangoa (JOE PENNEY/REUTERS) #
Workers clean up leaked oil after an oil pipeline explosion last week in Qingdao (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS) #
Pedestrians are reflected on a stock quotation board at a brokerage in Tokyo (YUYA SHINO/REUTERS) #
Protesters shout slogans near police officers during a rally against the government's planned state secrets act in front of the parliament building in Tokyo (Toru Hanai/REUTERS) #
A man sweeps the burning charcoal as he participates in the traditional ritual called Lianhuo, or fire walking, in Pan'an county (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS) #
Lady Gaga arrives at Narita international airport, east of Tokyo (YUYA SHINO/REUTERS) #
An anti-government protester protects herself from the rain with a national flag as she faces security forces behind the gates of the Interior Ministry in Bangkok (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
Obama bumps elbows with Steve Martin, as Jim Parsons looks on during Obama's tour of Dream Works in Glendale, California (JASON REED/REUTERS) #
Car passes a sign with a picture of camel warning of an upcoming deer crossing area in North Vancouver (ANDY CLARK/REUTERS) #
Schmoll and Gonzalez of Argentina perform during the doubles category at the Miss Pole Dance South American 2013 competition in Buenos Aires (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
Myanmar's opposition leader Suu Kyi stands with Bashir, Governor of New South Wales, in front of the Sydney Opera House during a walk through the grounds of Government House (DAVID GRAY/REUTERS) #
An Aboriginal man prepares to perform the traditional Welcome to Country ceremony in Sydney (DAVID GRAY/REUTERS) #
Two-year-old giant panda twins play inside a zoo in Hangzhou (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS) #
Palestinian boys, hoping to cross into Egypt, look out a bus window as they wait at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip (IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA/REUTERS) #
Sun rises behind billowing chimneys of power station in Berlin (THOMAS PETER/REUTERS) #
A man cuts dried grass in a field to use it to build the rooftop for his house on the outskirts of Jammu (MUKESH GUPTA/REUTERS) #
Students attend a rally to support EU integration in Kiev (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
People walk past a Louis Vuitton pavilion which is in the shape of a giant suitcase in Moscow (TATYANA MAKEYEVA/REUTERS) #
Seleka soldiers roll marijuana as their commander, General Yaya, meets with Multinational Force of Central Africa peacekeepers at the FOMAC camp in Bossangoa, Central African Republic (JOE PENNEY/REUTERS) #
Protesters sit on lavatories outside the headquarters of the Basque Nationalist Party during a demonstation in Bilbao (VINCENT WEST/REUTERS) #
Millenium eSport professional gamer Benoit of France, nicknamed Adelscott, looks at a computer screen as he plays inside the Millenium Gaming House in Marseille (JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER/REUTERS) #
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi gestures during a speech in Rome (TONY GENTILE/REUTERS) #
General view of the Christmas market after its official opening in Frankfurt (KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS) #
A combination picture shows Howard posing before and after having a haircut and make-up applied to turn into a Kim Jong-un lookalike at a hair salon in Hong Kong (BOBBY YIP/REUTERS) #
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi delivers a speech in downtown Rome (STRINGER/ITALY/REUTERS) #
A boy cleans a swing at a park at an area hit by what activists say was airstrike by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus (BASSAM KHABIEH/REUTERS) #
A Seleka soldier sits in front of the defunct national television headquarters in Bangui (JOE PENNEY/REUTERS) #
A car drives past a wave breaking on Havana's seafront boulevard 'El Malecon' (DESMOND BOYLAN/REUTERS) #
Brown is hugged by a volunteer at the Los Angeles Mission during an early Thanksgiving meal in Los Angeles (JONATHAN ALCORN/REUTERS) #
A workers carries bananas to load them into a cart at a wholesale market in Kochi (SIVARAM V/REUTERS) #
Eleven-year-old He Zili runs along an alley outside his home, as his father pulls on the chain locked around his ankle, in Zhejiang province (WILLIAM HONG/REUTERS) #
Anti-government protesters give roses, through razor wire, to the security personnel guarding the Defense Ministry in Bangkok (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
A labourer pulls a cart loaded with supplies while heading to a nearby market in Karachi (ATHAR HUSSAIN/REUTERS) #
Performers in the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade wait for a subway in New York (GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS) #
The Spiderman balloon floats down Central Park West during the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York (GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS) #
Dismantled planes are seen in the recycling yard of Air Salvage International (ASI) in Kemble (STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS) #
Shahnaz, wife of bus driver Mahbub who sustained burns when the bus was torched by protesters, cries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Dhaka (ANDREW BIRAJ/REUTERS) #
Monarch butterflies fly at the El Rosario butterfly sanctuary in Michoacan (EDGARD GARRIDO/REUTERS) #
People swim in a pool in Sao Paulo (PAULO WHITAKER/REUTERS) #
Thanksgiving Day holiday shoppers line up with television sets on discount at the Target retail store in Chicago (JEFF HAYNES/REUTERS) #
An amateur spider keeper dressed as Santa Claus watches a venomous Phormictopus antillensis spider on his head at his parents' apartment in the town of Minusinsk (ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS) #
A soldier wears glasses given to him by an anti-government protester who broke in with others into the compound of the Royal Thai Army headquarters in Bangkok (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
An anti-government protester holds hands with an anti-riot policemen across the closed gates outside the headquarters of the ruling Puea Thai Party of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in Bangkok (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
Workers disassemble a Louis Vuitton pavilion shaped like a giant suitcase as Kremlim's Spasskaya Tower is pictured behind in central Moscow (TATYANA MAKEYEVA/REUTERS) #
Islamist fighters demonstrate with their weapons during their graduation ceremony at a camp in eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
Migrants sit in a boat during a rescue operation by Italian navy off the coast of the south of the Italian island of Sicily (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
A sex worker activist attends a demonstration with prostitutes against a proposal to scrap sanctions on soliciting and instead punish prostitutes' customers with fines in Paris (CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS) #
The snow covered mountain summits of Serles mountain and Mutterer Alm mountain are seen during sunset in the western Austrian village of Absam (DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS) #
Man dressed up as the Grinch, a fictional character by author Dr. Seuss, who poses for photos with people for money, poses for a picture with a baby in a stroller and his father in Times Square during Black Friday (CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS) #
Rescue workers examine the wreckage of a police helicopter which crashed onto the roof of the Clutha Vaults pub in Glasgow, Scotland (RUSSELL CHEYNE/REUTERS) #
KCNA handout shows U.S. citizen Newman putting his thumbprint on a piece of paper at an undisclosed location in North Korea (KCNA/REUTERS) #
A man, injured during a scuffle at a demonstration in support of EU integration, attends a rally in Kiev (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
A terrified woman pleads from inside a bus as it is attacked by anti-government protesters near the stadium where pro-government red shirts are gathering in Bangkok (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
An aircraft files near the setting sun in New Delhi (ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS) #

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