Photos Of The 2015 Week 16

This week we have images from the disaster in Nepal, a pangolin released into the wild in Sumatra, the protests in Baltimore, a rainbow in Bolivia, unrest in Burundi, newlyweds in Egypt, May Day protests in Turkey, and much more. [35 photos total]

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A firefighter uses a saw to open a metal gate while fighting a fire in a convenience store and residence during clashes after the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland in the early morning hours of April 28, 2015. (Eric Thayer/ Reuters) #
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A soldier stands to attention as Britain's Queen Elizabeth presents New Colours to the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards at Windsor Castle, England, on April 30, 2015. (Cathal McNaughton / Reuters) #
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US President Barack Obama and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo visit the Lincoln Memorial on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) #
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Demonstrators destroy the windshield of a Baltimore Police car as they protest the death Freddie Gray, an African American man who died of spinal cord injuries in police custody, in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 25, 2015. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images) #
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A protester throws a gas canister back at police during clashes at North Ave and Pennsylvania Ave in Baltimore, Maryland April 28, 2015. Baltimore erupted in violence on Monday as hundreds of rioters looted stores, burned buildings and at least 15 police officers were injured following the funeral of Freddie Gray. (Eric Thayer/ Reuters) #
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A mixture of milk and water rolls down a man's chest after he was pepper sprayed by the Baltimore Police during violent protests following the funeral of Freddie Gray on April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) #
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Baltimore Police form a perimeter around a CVS pharmacy that was looted and burned near the corner of Pennsylvania and North avenues during violent protests on April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) #
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Residents clean streets as law enforcement officers stand guard on April 28, 2015, in Baltimore, in the aftermath of rioting following Monday's funeral of Freddie Gray. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) #
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View of Camden Yards during a Major League Baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox where fans were shut out of the afternoon game by the Orioles after protests and unrest in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray. The Orioles won 8-2 in the empty stadium in Baltimore, Maryland on April 29, 2015. (MediaPunch/IPX/AP) #
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A long-exposure photograph taken on April 28, 2015 showing the Milky Way in the clear night sky at Ngwe Saung beach, west of Pathein in Myanmar's Irrawaddy region. (Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images) #
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People swim in the sea in Havana, April 28, 2015. On Sunday, Cuba registered a temperature of 39.7 degrees Celsius, 0.1 degrees less than the island's historic record, according to Jose Rubiera, Director of the National Forecast Center of the Institute of Meteorology of Cuba. (Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters) #
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A rescue dog belonging to the group of ISAR Germany (International Search And Rescue) searches the rubble following Saturday's earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal, on April 28, 2015. (Wolfgang Rattay / Reuters) #
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Rescuers look for survivors in the debris of damaged houses as residents look on, in Kathmandu on April 28, 2015. (AFP/Getty Images) #
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This aerial view taken from an Indian army helicopter shows damaged homes in Gorkha District on May 1, 2015, following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck the Himalayan nation of Nepal on April 25. Desperate survivors living at ground zero of Nepal's earthquake felt abandoned to their fate after losing their loved ones and livelihoods in a disaster that has claimed more than 6,000 lives. (Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images) #
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In this Monday, April 27, 2015, photo provided by the International Nepal Fellowship, a lone doorway is seen in the rubble of a collapsed home 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) from the epicenter of Saturday's massive earthquake in Pokhridada, Gorkha district, Nepal. (Thomas Meier/International Nepal Fellowship via AP) #
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An Indian Air Force person walks carrying a Nepalese child, wounded in Saturday’s earthquake, to a waiting ambulance as the mother rushes to join after they were evacuated from a remote area at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, on April 27, 2015. (Altaf Qadri/AP) #
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Ropes weighted down with water bottles are used to apply traction to the legs of an injured girl after she fractured them during Saturday's earthquake, at a hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, on April 29, 2015. (Danish Siddiqui / Reuters) #
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An aerial view of makeshift shelters on a mountainside, after Saturday's earthquake, near Sirdibas village in Gorkha, Nepal, May 1, 2015. (Athit Perawongmetha / Reuters) #
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A man with a dog watches runners the start of the London Marathon in Blackheath, England, on April 26, 2015. (Cathal McNaughton / Reuters) #
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A female Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighter stands near a security position in Sinjar, on March 13, 2015. Women fighters at a PKK base on Mount Sinjar in northwest Iraq, just like their male counterparts, have to be ready for action at any time. Many of the women have cut links with their families back home; the fighters come from all corners of the Kurdish region. (Asmaa Waguih/Reuters) #
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Turkish riot police officers fire rubber bullets and tear gas towards demonstrators during clashes in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 1, 2015. Clashes erupted between police and May Day demonstrators in Istanbul on Friday as crowds determined to defy a government ban tried to march to the city's iconic Taksim Square. Security forces pushed back demonstrators with a water cannon and tear gas. (Lefteris Pitarakis/AP) #
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Masked protesters wait in front of a window during a May Day rally at Okmeydani in Istanbul on May 1, 2015. Turkish police put Istanbul under a security shutdown to thwart unauthorized demonstrations on a tense May Day, as tens of thousands of labor activists turned out worldwide to defend their rights at a time of austerity. (Yasin Akgul/AFP/Getty Images) #
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British former police officer Swasie Turner abseils for charity in a wheelchair down the fortification bastions of Valletta, Malta, on April 27, 2015. Turner has wheeled himself more than 38,000 miles and raised over £1 million for charity since 1997 after losing his wife to cancer, according to local media. The traumatic loss came months after he was confined to a wheelchair when he was deliberately run down by a motorcycle while on duty as a police officer. (Darrin Zammit Lupi / Reuters) #
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A humanoid robot named "Yangyang" shows a facial expression during its demonstration at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) 2015 in Beijing, China, on April 29, 2015. The android was produced jointly by China's Shanghai Yangyang Intelligent Robot Science Service center and Japanese professor Hiroshi Ishiguro, with the aim of popularising robotics among the young. (Kim Kyung Hoon / Reuters) #
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A firefighter carries a baby out of a prison during a clash of rival groups in Cancun, Mexico, on April 26, 2015. (Victor Ruiz Garcia/Reuters) #
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A general view of the new Palestinian city of Rawabi, under construction just north of Ramallah in the West Bank, on April 30, 2015. The Rawabi project, composed of 40.000 apartments, is the first modern Palestinian city of its kind and described as the largest privately-funded development project in Palestinian history, and will open its doors this May. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images) #
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Thousands of cyclists hold up their bicycles after riding around the Hungarian capital Budapest on April 25, 2015, to demonstrate critical mass and demand that the city, where hundreds of thousands of people regularly use bikes to get around, develop more cycling infrastructure. (Reuters/Bernadett Szabo) #
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A rainbow is seen over a field with the Huayna Potosi mountain in the background as a bus drives by near Batallas, Bolivia, on April 25, 2015. (Juan Karita/AP) #
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Demonstrators chant anti government slogans in front of riot police in Bujumbura, Burundi, on April 30, 2015. Bujumbura has been hit by street protests since Sunday as the security forces confront demonstrators who say a third term for President Pierre Nkurunziza would violate the country's constitution. (Jerome Delay/AP) #
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A rebel fighter rides a motorbike along a road in Qarmeed camp, as smoke rises in the background after Islamist rebel fighters took control of the area from forces of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, on April 27, 2015. A coalition of Islamist rebels seized the army base in northwestern Syria at dawn on Monday after a suicide bomber from al Qaeda's Nusra Front drove a truck packed with explosives into the compound and blew it up. The capture, reported by a rebel commander and social media videos showing militants inside the base, brought the coalition closer to seizing most of Idlib province and moving toward Latakia, the ancestral home of Assad. (Abdalghne Karoof / Reuters) #
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A pangolin climbs out of a cage upon its release into the wild in Sibolangit, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on April 27, 2015. The animal is part of a group of dozens of live pangolins and around five tons (11,000 lbs) of pangolin meat ready to be shipped abroad that were confiscated in a police a raid last week. (Binsar Bakkara/AP) #
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Applicants queue up to pass through an entrance to a university to take part in a civil service entrance exam in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, on April 25, 2015. (Reuters) #
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A participant takes part in Belarus bodybuilding and fitness championship in Minsk on April 25, 2015. (Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters) #
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A reveler carries his dog during a Holi Festival in Madrid, Spain, on April 26, 2015. The festival is based on the Hindu spring festival Holi, also known as the festival of colors where participants color each other with dry powder and colored water. (Andres Kudacki/AP) #
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A newlywed couple spells the word "love" with their hands during their wedding photo shoot at the ancient temple of Kom Ombo, north of Aswan, Egypt, on April 30, 2015. (Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP) #

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