Photos Of The 2014 Week 05

This week’s selection starts in Kiev and ends in Kiev. In between there are loads of pics to make you smile, cry and wonder what the hell we are doing to each other. [72 photos total]

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Medical volunteers and anti-government protesters are seen at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev (VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS) #
Children stand near scrubs covered in ice in Guadalupe on the outskirts of Monterrey (DANIEL BECERRIL/REUTERS) #
The carcasses of dead pilot whales are seen on the shore of Kice Island off the coast of southwest Florida (NOAA/REUTERS) #
Anti-government protesters gather at a barricade at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
Anti-government protesters carry a large national flag as they march through Bangkok's shopping district (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
A priest prays in front of riot police during clashes with anti-government protesters in Kiev (LEHTIKUVA/REUTERS) #
A man strikes a burning motorbike with a machete after it was set ablaze in Avenue Bonganda in the Lakouanga district of the capital Bangui (SIEGFRIED MODOLA/REUTERS) #
A burnt truck is seen at the site of clashes between anti-government protester and riot police in Kiev (VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS) #
SPLA soldiers and a journalist leave a helicopter after a flight to Bor, in Juba (ANDREEA CAMPEANU/REUTERS) #
Emergency personnel escort people out from a mall in Columbia (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich and his subordinates meet with opposition leaders Oleh Tyahnybok, Vitaly Klitschko and Arseny Yatsenyuk in Kiev (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi carry an injured demonstrator who was shot during clashes in Cairo, on the third anniversary of Egypt's uprising (AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS) #
Volunteers wearing the uniform of the U.S. army pose as they participate in the re-enactment of a World War Two landing to mark its 70th anniversary in Anzio, near Rome, (STEFANO RELLANDINI/REUTERS) #
Residents look through debris at an area damaged by what activists said was an air strike by forces loyal to Syria's President Assad, in Salehin (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
Afghan policemen inspect the wreckage of a bus hit by a suicide attack in Kabul (OMAR SOBHANI/REUTERS) #
Competitors push a UFO styled shopping cart during the Idiotarod race in Brooklyn, New York (ANDREW KELLY/REUTERS) #
Residential buildings are reflected on the water as people fish in a river in Hechi (CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS) #
The picture shows a crematorium of the former concentration camp in Dachau (MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS) #
Anti-government protesters attack a voter near a polling station in Bangkok (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
Commuters jump between trains upon arrival at a station, to attend Akheri Munajat, the final supplication during Biswa Ijtema in Tongi (ANDREW BIRAJ/REUTERS) #
Pope Francis watches as children release doves during the Angelus prayer at the Vatican (ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS) #
Indian Army soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi (ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS) #
Competitor falls into muddy water during the Tough Guy event in Perton (DARREN STAPLES/REUTERS) #
Tents of anti-government protesters are seen at Independence Square in central Kiev (VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS) #
A Holocaust survivor walks inside the former concentration camp before a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp and to remember the victims of the Holocaust in Auschwitz (KACPER PEMPEL/REUTERS) #
A squatter dweller carries his children as they leave their shanty house during the demolition of a squatter colony in Quezon city (ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS) #
People take a walk during a snowfall in Berlin (TOBIAS SCHWARZ/REUTERS) #
India's BSF soldiers ride their camels in front of India's presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan during a rehearsal for Beating the Retreat ceremony in New Delhi (AHMAD MASOOD/REUTERS) #
Participants walk in the camping area of the Campus Party event in Sao Paulo (NACHO DOCE/REUTERS) #
A boat operated by emergency services is steered down a flooded road to the village of Muchelney near Langport in south west England (TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS) #
Damaged buildings line a street in the besieged area of Homs (YAZAN HOMSY/REUTERS) #
A sun dog atmospheric phenomenon appears over a farm in southern Minnesota (ERIC MILLER/REUTERS) #
A performer rides a horse during an equestrian show choreographed by Bartabas for the Nuit de Chine (Night of China) event at the Grand Palais in Paris (BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS) #
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie plays table tennis at Boys and Girls Club in Newark (ANDREW KELLY/REUTERS) #
Bitcoin Foundation Vice Chairman Shrem exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York (LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS) #
Canadian singer Justin Bieber jumps from a quad bike at a resort in Punta Chame, on the outskirts of Panama City (CARLOS JASSO/REUTERS) #
Health officers in full protective gear wait to cross a road near a wholesale poultry market in Hong Kong (TYRONE SIU/REUTERS) #
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr perform during the taping of The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles in Los Angeles (MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS) #
A baby is left alone under an umbrella with belongings after workers from a government demolition crew evicted his family from their home at a slum area in Quezon City (ROMEO RANOCO/REUTERS) #
The skyline of Singapore's central business district is seen at dusk as operations continue at a PSA International port terminal in Singapore (EDGAR SU/REUTERS) #
A Buddhist monk stands in front of policemen guarding the Army Club as anti-government protesters gather outside, in Bangkok (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
A mother holds her child while attempting to take cover as repeated gun shots are heard close to Miskine district during continuing sectarian violence in Bangui (SIEGFRIED MODOLA/REUTERS) #
A broken glass of a niche where the reliquary with the blood of the late Pope John Paul II was located is seen next to a painting of the late Pope in the small mountain church of San Pietro della Ienca (MAX ROSSI/REUTERS) #
Children are silhouetted against the setting sun as they play on the outskirts of Lahore (MOHSIN RAZA/REUTERS) #
General view of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s Villa in Sochi (ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK/REUTERS) #
A man takes a picture against the Chicago skyline as the steam fog rises off Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois (JEFF HAYNES/REUTERS) #
Huge waves crash on the San Esteban de Pravia seafront in the northern Spanish region of Asturias (ELOY ALONSO/REUTERS) #
A female member of the YPG mourns over the grave of her fellow fighter in Ras al-Ain (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
Li Sheng poses after tattoo artist Sun Lan tattooed image of horse with wings on his back, ahead of the upcoming Chinese lunar New Year at her studio in Beijng (KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS) #
U.S. President Barack Obama smiles as he arrives to deliver his State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill in Washington (LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS) #
A Tamil woman prays at a small Hindu temple near her house beforethe start of her day in Colombo (DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/REUTERS) #
A worker walks next to a train during snowfall at Gara de Nord, Bucharest's main railway station (BOGDAN CRISTEL/REUTERS) #
A vigilante points a gun to his head while members of the community police stand near him before entering the village of Los Reyes de Salgado in Periban (STRINGER/MEXICO/REUTERS) #
Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas passes under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge as it enters New York harbour (EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS) #
Nintendo Co President Iwata bows during their strategy briefing in Tokyo (YUYA SHINO/REUTERS) #
A puma is seen inside the kitchen of a residential home in Santiago (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
Handout image shows a mouse embryo formed with Stimulus-Triggered Acquisition of Pluripotency (STAP) cells (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
Tents of anti-government protesters are seen at Independence Square in central Kiev (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
Lanterns are hung in a Chinese temple ahead of Chinese New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur (SAMSUL SAID/REUTERS) #
Anti-government protesters gather at an open fire site at a barricade near Independence Square in Kiev (THOMAS PETER/REUTERS) #
Sollecito, convicted of killing British student Kercher in Italy on November 2007, talks with his father as they leave after attending a retrial session in Florence (GIAMPIERO SPOSITO/REUTERS) #
A student dressed as a bear waits backstage while participating in a cultural event at a school in Mumbai (DANISH SIDDIQUI/REUTERS) #
German Chancellor Merkel and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrive for news conference in Berlin (TOBIAS SCHWARZ/REUTERS) #
Graffiti marks the stump of a tree felled as part of a plan to remove alien vegetation and reduce fire risks in Cape Town's Table Mountain National Park (MIKE HUTCHINGS/REUTERS) #
Dancers perform a fire dragon dance in the shower of molten iron spewing firework-like sparks during a folk art performance in Beijing (KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS) #
A gondola ascends on a foggy day near the Rosa Khutor alpine resort near Sochi (STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS) #
Amanda Knox sits alone before being interviewed on the set of ABC's Good Morning America in New York (ANDREW KELLY/REUTERS) #
A resident puts on her wader boots as she prepares to walk through flood water in the village of Thorney on the Somerset Levels, near Langport in south west England (TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS) #
South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar sits near his men in a rebel-controlled territory in Jonglei State (GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS) #
A worker of SABESP looks at the cracked ground of Jaguary dam in Braganca Paulista (NACHO DOCE/REUTERS) #
A man walks in Barra da Tijuca beach during the sunrise in Rio de Janeiro (RICARDO MORAES/REUTERS) #
Workers push a cart carrying coal out of a shaft at a coal mine at Nalaikh, southeast of Ulan Bator (RENTSENDORJ BAZARSUKH/REUTERS) #

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