Photos Of The 2014 Week 06

A selection of the best or most newsworthy pictures from around the world. [52 photos total]

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Cuba's former President Castro meets with Venezuela's President Maduro in Havana (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Anti-government protesters hold No Vote stickers and Thai baht banknotes to donate to leader during march in Bangkok (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
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A combination picture shows a folk artist swallowing a sword as he performs Qigong in Beijing (JASON LEE/REUTERS) #
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A general view of the accommodation at the athletes village in Rosa Khutor (MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS) #
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An anti-government protester crowls with his pistol during a gunfight between supporters and opponents of Thailand's government near Laksi district office in Bangkok (NIR ELIAS/REUTERS) #
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A villager runs as Mount Sinabung erupt at Sigarang-Garang village in Karo district (STRINGER/INDONESIA/REUTERS) #
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A crowd cheers as parliamentary-elected interim president of the Central African Republic Samba-Panza gives a speech at the monastery of Boy Rabe district in Bangui (SIEGFRIED MODOLA/REUTERS) #
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A newly married couple stand on a snow covered rock over the Yenisei River at about minus 25 degrees Celsius in Krasnoyarsk (ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS) #
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A doorman dressed in a Union flag jacket greets customers at a shop in Piccadilly Circus, London (LUKE MACGREGOR/REUTERS) #
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Residents react during what activists said was an air raid by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, in Al-Shaar area in Aleppo (SAAD ABOBRAHIM/REUTERS) #
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The Tungurahua volcano erupts in Banos (CRIS TOALA OLIVARES/REUTERS) #
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Japanese whaling ship Yushin Maru almost collides with the Sea Shepherd vessel, the 'Steve Irwin' in Antarctica (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in Hong Kong (JIANAN YU/REUTERS) #
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Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra looks from behind a booth as she votes at a polling station in Bangkok (DAMIR SAGOLJ/REUTERS) #
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Police officers form a line to prevent contact between supporters and opponents of Thailand's government after a minor clash between the two sides outside a polling station in central Bangkok (NIR ELIAS/REUTERS) #
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Commuters ride on the roof of a train as they return to the city after attending the Akheri Munajat, in Dhaka (ANDREW BIRAJ/REUTERS) #
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A man walks with his three huskies through a frosty fog along the bank of an island in the middle of the Yenisei River (ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS) #
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A combination of pictures shows the Goethe University AfE tower as it collapses during controlled implosions in Frankfurt (RALPH ORLOWSKI/REUTERS) #
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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry poses with German policemen before boarding his plane at Franz-Josef-Strauss Airport in Munich (POOL/REUTERS) #
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A dummy is prepared for a car crash-test at the laboratory of the German motor club ADAC in Landsberg (MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS) #
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Ash-covered motorcycles are pictured as rescue team members walk through ash during rescue operations after the Mount Sinabung eruption at Suka Meriah village in Karo (TARMIZY HARVA/REUTERS) #
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Members of the Groundhog Club raise Punxsutawney Phil in a container to a pedestal on stage, after Phil's annual weather prediction on Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney (STEPHANIE STRASBURG/REUTERS) #
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A man carries an injured child that was taken out from under debris at a site after what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Al-Sukkari neighbourhood in Aleppo (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Anti-government protesters attend a rally in Independence Square in central Kiev (GLEB GARANICH/REUTERS) #
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Waves crash onto a breakwater, partially destroyed during last night's storm, in Cudillero (ELOY ALONSO/REUTERS) #
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Medical examiners remove body of actor Hoffman from apartment building after he was found dead in New York (JOSHUA LOTT/REUTERS) #
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Crude oil from a cracked pipeline run by GS Caltex Corp is seen in the sea off Yeosu (YONHAP/REUTERS) #
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Ryan Doyle paddles his dinghy into shore from a boat moored at Watson's Bay in Sydney (JASON REED/REUTERS) #
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A firefighter is pictured among burning trees as he battles wildfires in Banjup (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
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Anti-eviction activists keep Karim Lopez Buitrago entertained as they lie on his bed while waiting for the judicial commission to carry out his eviction in Madrid (SUSANA VERA/REUTERS) #
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A man is silhouetted speaking on the phone inside an apartment at the Prosfygika housing complex in Athens (YORGOS KARAHALIS/REUTERS) #
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Forensic inspectors and Lebanese army soldiers inspect the wreckage of a van at the site of an explosion in Choueifat, south of the capital (MOHAMED AZAKIR/REUTERS) #
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A boy looks through the window of the Saraswati temple, whose walls are filled with writings, during the Shreepanchami festival in Kathmandu (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
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An official of the Center for Research and Technology Volcanoes Development (BPPTK) releases a drone quadcopter to monitor activity from the Mount Sinabung volcano at Sibintun village in Karo district (BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS) #
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Sri Lanka's navy fires a gun salute as a part of main celebrations for Sri Lanka's 66th Independence Day in Colombo (DINUKA LIYANAWATTE/REUTERS) #
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Ethnic Yi women are seen on their way to a dragon worship ceremony in Shiping county (WONG CAMPION/REUTERS) #
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A man wheels himself on a wheelchair along a damaged street covered with debris in Deir al-Zor (KHALIL ASHAWI/REUTERS) #
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Civilians carry their belongings as they walk at the Karaj al-Hajez crossing, a passageway separating Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr and Al-Masharqa neighbourhood (AMMAR ABDULLAH/REUTERS) #
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A worker carries carpets used for wedding functions to be washed along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai (DANISH SIDDIQUI/REUTERS) #
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Computer graphic images, using projection-mapping technology, are beamed onto a snow sculpture a day before the Sapporo Snow Festival starts in Sapporo (KYODO/REUTERS) #
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Riot police stand in a cordon facing a barricade of anti-government protesters in Kiev (DAVID MDZINARISHVILI/REUTERS) #
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Aerial view of Spanish cargo ship carrying fertiliser broken in two, in Anglet (REGIS DUVIGNAU/REUTERS) #
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Imagine Dragons lead singer Dan Reynolds performs during the Amnesty International Bringing Human Rights Home concert in the Brooklyn borough of New York (CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS) #
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NASA picture of a crescent moon rising over the cusp of the Earth's atmosphere (NASA/REUTERS) #
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Models present creations from the Tadashi Shoji Fall 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week (SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS) #
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Leno is pictured with Crystal during a commercial break while taping the last episode of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in Burbank (MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS) #
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A woman and a child are seen through an art installation in the shape of the horse at a snow covered park in Beijing (KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS) #
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Lindsey Vonn raises her crutches as she presents a creation by Cynthia Rowley for the The Heart Truth Fall 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week (JOSHUA LOTT/REUTERS) #
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Civilians and rebel fighters are seen on a boat in Sobat river in town of Ulang in Upper Nile State (GORAN TOMASEVIC/REUTERS) #
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An Interior Ministry member detains a gay rights activist attempting to hold a protest rally in Red Square near the Kremlin in central Moscow (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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A passenger from the hijacked Pegasus Airlines aircraft reacts as she leaves Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Istanbul (OSMAN ORSAL/REUTERS) #
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Dogs are seen at the Hotel Pennsylvania as part of the Westminster Dog Show in New York (EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS) #

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