It’s been another rollercoaster of a week on planet earth. In one part of the world fashion gurus are showing off their latest haute couture while a mere 7 hours flight away children are dying in a war zone. [73 photos total]

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An Afghan policeman keeps watch at site of an explosion in Kabul (MOHAMMAD ISMAIL/REUTERS) #
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People pose for a photo with their dogs next to a statue of Spain's patron saint of animals, after a priest blessed their pets in Churriana (JON NAZCA/REUTERS) #
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Members of a military band attend a session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) of the Shanghai Municipal Committee, in Shanghai (ALY SONG/REUTERS) #
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Dawoodi Bohra Muslims crowd around the vehicle carrying the body of their spiritual leader Syedna Mohamed Burhanuddin during his funeral procession in Mumbai (DANISH SIDDIQUI/REUTERS) #
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Hindu pilgrims dry their saree, a traditional cloth used for women's clothing, after taking a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers, in Allahabad (JITENDRA PRAKASH/REUTERS) #
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A combination photograph shows ice fishing huts near Petrie Island in Ottawa (CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS) #
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Jared Leto poses with his award at the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
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Lejna Karic-Lubarda braids her hair before the Sarajevo Salsa Congress show (DADO RUVIC/REUTERS) #
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People queue to take a dip in the icy waters of the Istra river during Orthodox Epiphany celebrations in Istra (MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS) #
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A woman with her baby prays at a shrine outside the Catholic cathedral in the capital Bangui (SIEGFRIED MODOLA/REUTERS) #
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A man dips himself into the icy waters of a lake near the village of Zadomlia (VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS) #
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Opposition leader Klitschko reacts after he was sprayed with a powder fire extinguisher during a pro-European integration rally in Kiev (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
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Pope Francis looks up as he talks during a pastoral visit in downtown Rome (TONY GENTILE/REUTERS) #
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A pro-European integration protester walks past a burning police bus during a rally near government administration buildings in Kiev (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
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A SPLA soldier sits on the floor of a helicopter during a trip from Bor to Juba (ANDREEA CAMPEANU/REUTERS) #
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Ukrainian riot police reacts after being hit by a petrol bomb during clashes with pro-European integration protesters in Kiev (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Mount Sinabung is seen during an eruption from Naman Teran village in Karo district, Indonesia's North Sumatra province (BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS) #
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Japanese Macaques groom each other in a hot spring at a snow-covered valley in Yamanouchi town (ISSEI KATO/REUTERS) #
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Tourists slide down a slope on lifebuoys at a ski resort in Hejing county (CHINA DAILY/REUTERS) #
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A Pakistani soldier stands guard near the site of a suicide blast in Rawalpini (FAISAL MAHMOOD/REUTERS) #
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Fishermen in wetsuits hunt dolphins at a cove in Taiji (STAFF/REUTERS) #
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A man bathes under a broken water pipeline at a riverside on a cold winter morning in New Delhi (AHMAD MASOOD/REUTERS) #
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A Sadhu sits on the banks of river Ganges with his prosthetic leg on a cold winter morning in Allahabad (JITENDRA PRAKASH/REUTERS) #
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Members of the Civil Defence and Indian security personnel stand amid debris of a house that was destroyed in a gun battle between Indian security forces and separatist militants at Shempora (DANISH ISMAIL/REUTERS) #
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Models present creations by designers Yassen Samouilov and Livia Stoianova as part of their Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2014 fashion show for On Aura Tout Vu in Paris (BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS) #
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U.S. missionary Bae appears before a limited number of media outlets in Pyongyang (KCNA/REUTERS) #
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A pro-European integration protester uses a slingshot during clashes with police in Kiev (VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS) #
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Man wearing a devil's mask poses for a picture at a crime scene in Monterrey (DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS) #
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A protester is detained during an attempt to deliver a petition, near the French embassy, in Phnom Penh (SAMRANG PRING/REUTERS) #
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Fishermen hunt dolphins in the shallows of a cove in Taiji (STAFF/REUTERS) #
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Circassian villager Ais Tlyf poses for a photograph in his kitchen in Tkhagapsh in the Lazerevskoye district of Sochi (THOMAS PETER/REUTERS) #
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German designer Karl Lagerfeld appears with models at the end of his Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2014 fashion show for French fashion house Chanel in Paris (BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS) #
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Lebanese army soldiers and forensic inspectors gather to examine the site of an explosion in the Haret Hreik area in the southern suburbs of Beirut (HASAN SHAABAN/REUTERS) #
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Architect Yvonne Farrell from Grafton Architects poses inside her installation for the 'Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined' exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London (SUZANNE PLUNKETT/REUTERS) #
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Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra gestures while speaking to reporters following following the declaration of a state of emergency in Bangkok (ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS) #
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Supporters of the Aam Aadmi (Common Man) Party rest next to a stack of blankets at the site of a protest in New Delhi (ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS) #
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A model presents a creation by French designer Alexandre Vauthier as part of his Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2014 fashion show in Paris (BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS) #
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A worker inspects the Christ the Redeemer statue which was damaged during lightning storms in Rio de Janeiro (STRINGER/BRAZIL/REUTERS) #
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Two women walk their dogs along a frozen snow covered beach in Chicago (JIM YOUNG/REUTERS) #
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A shepherd walks along with his flock of goats at the banks of Mahanadi River in Cuttack district (STRINGER/INDIA/REUTERS) #
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A woman walks by a U.S. flag mural on the side of a restaurant during a snow fall in the Williamsburg section of the Brooklyn borough in New York (SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS) #
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie holds his hand aloft while being sworn in for his second term as governor in the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton (LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS) #
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A Northern Cardinal sits on a tree branch in falling snow in the New York City suburb of Nyack (MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS) #
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Robert Burck, also known as the original 'Naked Cowboy', performs in a snow storm on the streets of Times Square, New York (DARREN ORNITZ/REUTERS) #
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Thai soldiers install a wire barricade at the Permanent Secretary of Defense in Bangkok (CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM/REUTERS) #
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A man attempts to sleep on his suitcase at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York (ANDREW KELLY/REUTERS) #
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A Palestinian man looks out a window beside bloodstains on the wall of a house at the scene of an Israeli air strike in Beit Hanoun in Gaza (SUHAIB SALEM/REUTERS) #
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A koala joey hangs on his mother after a weighing procedure at the zoo in the western German city of Duisburg (INA FASSBENDER/REUTERS) #
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Iranian President Rouhani and Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif listen to WEF founder Schwab during a meeting at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2014 in Davos (DENIS BALIBOUSE/REUTERS) #
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Riot police officers pose for a picture near burnt vehicles as smoke rises in the background during clashes with pro-European protesters in Kiev (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Mayor Ford walks by a screen displaying budget numbers during a Capital and Operating Budgets meeting at City Hall in Toronto (MARK BLINCH/REUTERS) #
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A man flies his kite during the annual Khmer kite flying festival in Phnom Penh (SAMRANG PRING/REUTERS) #
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A pro-European integration protester looks on through a visor reflecting burning tyres at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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A child is carried in a basket on the back of a woman as they board a train at a railway station in Nanjing (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS) #
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Pro-European integration protesters take cover from water sprayed from a fire engine at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev (VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS) #
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A combination photo shows Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu speaking during session of World Economic Forum in Davos (RUBEN SPRICH/REUTERS) #
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Suspected Somali pirates captured by the Dutch navy working under NATO command are seen behind bars at the Mombasa Law Courts in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa (Joseph Okanga/REUTERS) #
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Combination photo of booking photos of Canadian teen pop singer Bieber in Miami Beach (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Pro-European integration protesters gather at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev (VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS) #
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Bonanno crime family leader Vincent Asaro is escorted by FBI agents from their Manhattan offices in New York (BRENDAN MCDERMID/REUTERS) #
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A firefighter looks on at the seniors residence Residence du Havre after a fire in L'Isle Verte (MATHIEU BELANGER/REUTERS) #
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A man stands inside a LED lighting drum at a Samsung Electronics Co showroom in Seoul (KIM HONG-JI/REUTERS) #
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A North Korean soldier gestures as he holds a goat in a field on the Hwanggumpyong Island (JACKY CHEN/REUTERS) #
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Devotees, some standing on boats, perform Friday prayers during the Biswa Ijtema in Dhaka (ANDREW BIRAJ/REUTERS) #
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Police officer examines crime scene next to covered body at entrance to courthouse in Frankfurt (RALPH ORLOWSKI/REUTERS) #
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A police officer inspects crater made after bomb attack in front of Cairo Security Directorate building, in Cairo (AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS) #
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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry addresses a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos (RUBEN SPRICH/REUTERS) #
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Students work in the kitchen of the teaching restaurant managed by French chef Alain Lecossec at the Institut Paul Bocuse, in a 19th century chateau, in Ecully near Lyon (ROBERT PRATTA/REUTERS) #
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Children play with bubble toy guns under Chinese lunar New Year decorations at a park in Beijing (CHINA DAILY/REUTERS) #
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Anti-government protesters stand on a barricade at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev (DAVID MDZINARISHVILI/REUTERS) #
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A houseboat is removed from the receding water at Bridge Bay in Shasta Lake, which is 100 feet (30 meters) below its normal levels, in Shasta (ROBERT GALBRAITH/REUTERS) #
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Police officers inspect the site of a bomb attack in front of the damaged Cairo Security Directorate building, which includes police and state security, in downtown Cairo (MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS) #
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Trucks and passenger vehicles block eastbound Interstate 94 following crash near Michigan City, Indiana (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #

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