Photos Of The 2015 Week 21

This week we have images of renewed fighting in Ukraine, people trying to capture "Manhattanhenge", a simulated bomb attack in Israel, a robotic teacher in China, attacks on gay rights activists in Moscow, Parkour among Greek ruins in Libya, the rescue of a suicidal man in China, a Red Panda in Italy, and much more. [35 photos total]

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Rescue workers stand on the river bank as the capsized cruise ship Eastern Star is pulled out of the Yangtze against sunset, in Jianli, Hubei province, China, on June 5, 2015. Only 14 survivors, one of them the captain, have been found after the ship carrying 456 overturned in a freak tornado on Monday night. (Reuters / China Daily) #
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A man applies kohl eye make up to his pet monkey, named Gulabo (pinky), before it performs tricks for money along streets in Karachi, Pakistan, on May 31, 2015. (Akhtar Soomro / Reuters) #
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A Buddhist monk inspects candles during Vesak Day, an annual celebration of Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death, at Wat Dhammakaya temple in Pathum Thani province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, on June 1, 2015. (Chaiwat Subprasom / Reuters) #
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Policemen try to grab and control a naked man standing outside a balcony and threatening to commit suicide by jumping off the 16th floor of an apartment building, in Hefei, Anhui province, China, on June 4, 2015. The man, surnamed Liu, was later controlled by the police after a six-hour standoff. According to local media, Liu assaulted his sister on Thursday morning and his mother was also found dead in the apartment. Police has launched an investigation into the case. (Reuters) #
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Wild horses charge into the central arena during the annual wild stallion capture at the Merfelder Bruch nature reserve on May 30, 2015 near Duelmen, Germany. The reserve, which is administered by the Duke of Croy (Herzog von Croy), encompasses 990 acres of forest and meadows that are home to approximately 400 wild horses, who have been native to the region since the 14th century. The captured stallions are auctioned off and the capture is meant to prevent infighting within the herd. (Sascha Schuermann / Getty Images) #
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A World War II-era bomb of the US air force is detonated by the crew of French minesweeper Orion in Bastia on June 2, 2015. (Pascal Pochard-Casabianca / AFP / Getty Images) #
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A man helps his friend to remove clothespins from his back while they play dominoes in the neighborhood of Nere, in Cite Soleil, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on May 29, 2015. As part of the rules, if a player loses a game he must place clothespins on his body, and can only remove them when another player loses. (Hector Retamal / AFP / Getty Images) #
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A figure of a giant stands as revelers dance during the Patum in the Catalan village of Berga, Spain, on June 4, 2015. The Patum of Berga is a popular festival whose origin can be traced to medieval festivities that is celebrated each year in the Catalan city of Berga during Corpus Christi. It consists of a series of dances by townspeople dressed as mystical and symbolical figures accompanied by the rhythm of a drum. (Emilio Morenatti / AP) #
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A wild rabbit runs on the track during the qualifying session for the Italian Grand Prix at the Mugello circuit, Italy, on May 30, 2015. (Max Rossi / Reuters) #
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A man poses with his Bible during a break, before he separates paper, cardboard and plastic bottles to be recycled, at the Coopemare cooperative in the Pinheiros neighborhood of Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 3, 2015. The cooperative employs people to help sort rubbish collected from residences, markets and shops, which are then sold to recycling companies. (Nacho Doce / Reuters) #
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The 'Frecce Tricolori' Italian Air Force acrobatic squad fly over Rome on June 2, 2015, during the Republic Day parade celebrating the anniversary of the birth of the Italian Republic in 1946. (Alessandra Tarantino / AP) #
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The participants of a two-day meeting of Interior ministers of so-called G6 group sit around the table at the Moritzburg Castle near Dresden, Germany on June 1, 2015. (Jens Schlueter / AFP / Getty Images) #
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A Red Panda is pictured at the "Zoom Torino" a zoological park in Cumiana near Turin, Italy, on June 3, 2015. Two young red pandas from an English park, the Port Lympne Wild Animal Park arrived last month at the zoo. (Marco Bertorello / AFP / Getty Images) #
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Turkish soldiers help Syrian refugees as they cross into Turkey on the Turkish-Syrian border, near the southeastern town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, on June 4, 2015. More than 3,000 Syrians fleeing clashes between Islamic State and Kurdish fighters have crossed into Turkey since Wednesday, a Turkish government official said. Kurdish forces are trying to drive the militants out of Tel Abyad, in Syria's Hassakah province, close to the Turkish border town of Akcakale. (Kadir Celikcan / Reuters) #
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A fireman looks at a fire that razed a residential neighborhood in Quezon City, Metro Manila in the Philippines, on June 3, 2015. Firemen said two people were injured while more than 300 families became homeless in a fire that hit the residential district in Quezon city on Wednesday. (Erik de Castro / Reuters) #
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A woman holds a ring featuring Russian President Vladimir Putin in her mouth as she poses for a picture during the New Russian fashion competition in Moscow, Russia, on June 3, 2015. (Maxim Shemetov / Reuters) #
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Mohamed Eid Abed al-Hawwari, a Libyan man from Benghazi, practices his Parkour skills on May 30, 2015, at the archaeological site of the ancient Greek city of Cyrene, a colony of the Greeks of Thera (Santorini) and a principal city in the Hellenic world founded in 630 BC, located in the suburbs of the Libyan eastern town of Shahat. (Abdullah Doma / AFP / Getty Images) #
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A journalist walks inside the burned headquarters of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's political party National Democratic Party (NDP) during its demolition in Cairo, Egypt, on June 1, 2015. Egypt began demolishing on Sunday the building that had housed the headquarters of former President Hosni Mubarak's political party, a symbol of decades of iron-fisted rule. (Amr Dalsh / Reuters) #
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A policeman detains a gay rights activist as anti-gay protesters attack him during an LGBT community rally in central Moscow, Russia, on May 30, 2015. (Maxim Shemetov / Reuters) #
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In this photo taken on June 3, 2015 a woman wearing a face mask walks past Gyeongbokgung palace in Seoul. Hundreds more schools closed in South Korea as officials struggled to ease growing panic over an outbreak of the MERS virus that has infected 35 people, killed two and caused thousands to cancel travel plans. (Ed Jones / AFP / Getty Images) #
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Men carry an injured civilian at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Maaret al-Naaman town in Idlib province, Syria, on June 4, 2015. (Khalil Ashawi / Reuters) #
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An Indonesian farmer in Karo district looks at Mount Sinabung volcano spewing ash on June 3, 2015. Nearly 3,000 people have been evacuated from their homes after Indonesia upgraded the threat posed by a volcano on Sumatra island to the highest possible level, an official said on June 4, 2015. (Sutanta Aditya / AFP / Getty Images) #
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A masked student clashes with riot police during a protest against the government to demand changes and end to the profiteering in the education system in Valparaiso, Chile, on June 3, 2015. (Rodrigo Garrido / Reuters) #
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A robot teacher named "Xiaomei" gestures during a demonstration at a class of Jiujiang University, in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, on June 3, 2015. The robot, designed and made by a team led by teacher Zhang Guangshun, is able to narrate the teaching materials and response to several voice orders like "repeat" or "continue". (Reuters / China Daily) #
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Actress Aimee Perez, 19, poses for a photo as she has her body painted to perform as part of the creation "Mutacion Forzada", or Forced Mutation, by Cuban Artist Alberto Lescay during the 12th Havana Biennial, in Havana, on May 31, 2015. (Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters) #
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Israeli soldiers play the role of victims during a drill simulating a bomb attack on a train in Kiryat Gat, Israel, on June 4, 2015. Israel completed a five-day annual home front defense exercise on Thursday, preparing soldiers and civilians for attacks. (Amir Cohen / Reuters) #
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Forcados of the Aposento da Moita group try to catch a bull during a traditional Portuguese bullfight at the Campo Pequeno bullring, in Lisbon, Portugal, on June 4, 2015. During the challenge a group of eight barehanded forcados stand in line and try to subdue the bull after one of them provokes it into charging. (Francisco Seco / AP) #
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People attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong on June 4, 2015. Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers joined the candlelight vigil Thursday night marking the crushing of the 1989 student-led Tiananmen Square protests, an annual commemoration that takes on greater meaning for the city's young after last autumn's pro-democracy demonstrations sharpened their sense of unease with Beijing. (Vincent Yu / AP) #
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People clamor to take photos of the effect known as "Manhattanhenge", but were unable to see the sunset due to clouds in New York on May 29, 2015. (Carlo Allegri / Reuters) #
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Migrants, who were found at sea on a boat, collect rainwater during a heavy rain fall at a temporary refuge camp near Kanyin Chaung jetty, outside Maungdaw township, northern Rakhine state, Burma, on June 4, 2015. Burma on Wednesday landed the boat with 727 migrants on board in the country's western Rakhine state, after keeping the vessel at sea for days, a Reuters witness said. The migrants were found drifting in the Andaman Sea on Friday in an overloaded fishing boat that was taking on water. (Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters) #
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A family stands outside their home where the street was destroyed by heavy rain in the Candelaria neighborhood of Managua, Nicaragua, on June 3, 2015. Rain hit the area Tuesday night and continued early Wednesday morning. (Esteban Felix / AP) #
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A Gannet nests on Bempton Cliffs near Bridlington, England on June 3, 2015. Seabirds migrate in large numbers from warmer climates to nest on the chalk cliffs at Bempton, where they will spend the summer breeding and rearing their young. (Oli Scarff / AFP / Getty Images) #
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A Ukrainian serviceman crouches during fighting in the Ukrainian city of Mariinka, in the region of Donetsk on June 4, 2015. Ukrainian President warned of the "colossal threat" of a resumption of major clashes in eastern Ukraine where at least 24 people have died in renewed fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels. (Oleksandr Ratushniak / AFP / Getty Images) #
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Riot policemen are seen blocking a tunnel during clashes with students of Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College Raul Isidro Burgos on the outskirts of Tixtla, in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, on June 3, 2015. The students were heading toward Chilpancingo for a protest in support of the 43 missing fellow students and to demand the suspension of the June 7 elections, local media reported. (Emiliano Torres / Reuters) #
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Relatives and friends of Jordanian bridegroom Mohammad Assif (top) celebrate with him before starting his wedding convoy in Zarqa, east of Amman, Jordan, on June 3, 2015. Assif accompanied his bride from her home to their place of celebration on the back of a truck, an idea suggested by his father who works as a truck driver. (Muhammad Hamed / Reuters) #

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