Photos of the Week: 37

Flying presidential candidates in California, a koala escapes an Australian flood, Paralympic events in Rio de Janeiro, Mexico’s Independence Day, Eid al-Adha observations in Moscow, a crocodile attack in Kenya, and much more. [35 photos total]

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A demonstrator stares down a riot policeman during a protest marking the country's 1973 military coup in Santiago, Chile, on September 11, 2016. (Carlos Vera / Reuters) #
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Model feebee poses as part of art installation "Narcissism : Dazzle room" made by artist Shigeki Matsuyama at the rooms33 fashion and design exhibition in Tokyo on September 14, 2016. Matsuyama's installation features a strong contrast of black and white, which he learned from dazzle camouflage used mainly in World War I. (Eugene Hoshiko / AP) #
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Remote control planes resembling U.S. Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fly over surfers in Carlsbad, California, on September 15, 2016. (Mike Blake / Reuters) #
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A koala soaked by floodwaters sits atop a fence post to escape the deluge in the town of Stirling in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia in this picture taken September 14, 2016. (Russell Latter / Reuters) #
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The 2016 Rio Paralympics, Wheelchair Fencing, Men's Individual Epee Category B Gold Medal Final between Andrei Pranevich (left) of Belarus and Ammar Ali of Iraq, on September 13, 2016. (Ueslei Marcelino / Reuters) #
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Regas Woods, of the United States, after competing in round 1, second heat, of the men's 100-meter T42 athletics event during the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 14, 2016. (Mauro Pimentel / AP) #
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A young girl dressed as the Living Goddess Kumari takes part in the Kumari Puja festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, on September 14, 2016. The festival is a gathering in which young girls pose as the Living Goddess Kumari and are worshipped by people in belief that their children will remain healthy. (Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters) #
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In this photo taken on Saturday September 10, 2016, African refugees and migrants wait aboard a partially punctured rubber boat to be assisted, during a rescue operation on the Mediterranean Sea, about 13 miles North of Sabratha, Libya. (Santi Palacios / AP) #
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People take part in a performance which simulates the sinking of a dinghy with immigrants as they sail from Europe to Africa, during a protest in favor of the free movement of persons at the borders, at the Mediterranean Sea on La Malagueta beach in Malaga, Spain, on September 11, 2016. (Jon Nazca / Reuters) #
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Yoga enthusiasts practice yoga at Yueyan Cave during a session organised by a yoga club in Daoxian, Hunan province, China, on September 11, 2016. (Reuters) #
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The image of a face appears as hundreds of military troops holding mosaic cards raise them in a wave, during a review of the troops that will march in the Independence Day parade, in Mexico City, on September 14, 2016. Thousands gathered in Mexico City's main square known as the Zocalo on Friday for a massive military parade to commemorate Mexico's independence from Spain. (Rebecca Blackwell / AP) #
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A five-month-old baby female Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) plays with her mother Sulli at Bioparc Fuengirola in Fuengirola, near Malaga, Spain, on September 12, 2016. (Jon Nazca / Reuters) #
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A herder sits atop a reindeer sled in front of an Mi-8 helicopter carrying members of a local electoral commission during early voting in the elections to the lower house of parliament in remote areas at a reindeer camping ground northeast of Naryan-Mar in Nenets region, Russia, on September 13, 2016. (Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters) #
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A woman uses a smartphone equipped with a so-called "Google Cardboard" mount to use it as a VR (virtual reality) device for trying out a new offer developed by Google's platform "Google Arts & Culture" and the Museum of Natural History (Naturkundemuseum) in Berlin on September 13, 2016. (Tobias Schwarz / AFP / Getty) #
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A man reaches out to touch a mannequin as he tries out a M2 Co.Ltd's "E-mote" system and the monitor shows the image from the VR device at the Tokyo Game Show 2016 in Chiba, east of Tokyo, Japan, on September 15, 2016. (Kim Kyung Hoon / Reuters) #
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People enjoy the view from Serles mountain on a sunny autumn day in the western Austrian village of Mieders, Austria, on September 10, 2016. (Dominic Ebenbichler / Reuters) #
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An Indian Army soldier from the Daredevil team shows off his skills as the 8th Mechanised Infantry (7 Punjab) celebrated its 75th year of raising (Platinum Jubilee) at Khasa, some 15 km from Amritsar on September 16, 2016. (Narinder Nanu / AFP / Getty) #
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The crowd reacts as hecklers are escorted out during a speech by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally on September 12, 2016 at U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, North Carolina. (Brian Blanco / Getty) #
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A deer crosses a field near the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station site near Bridgwater in Britain, on September 14, 2016. (Stefan Wermuth / Reuters) #
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The "Tribute in Light" illuminates the skyline of Lower Manhattan as seen from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, September 11, 2016 in New York City. (Michael Heiman / Getty) #
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Muslims attend a morning prayer to mark Eid al-Adha in Moscow on September 12, 2016. Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha (the feast of sacrifice), the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide marking the end of the annual pilgrimage or Hajj to the Saudi holy city of Mecca. (Alexander Utkin / AFP / Getty) #
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Tatyana McFadden from the USA sets a record in the category Women's 5000m - T54 at Engenhao Stadium during the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 14, 2016. (Tasso Marcelo / AFP / Getty) #
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Chiaki Takada of Japan competes in the Women's Long Jump, T11 Final in Rio's Olympic Stadium during the Summer Paralympic Games on September 16, 2016. (Jason Cairnduff / Reuters) #
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Two men on a motorcycle stop to take a selfie with a burning truck from neighboring Tamil Nadu state, after it was set ablaze by angry mobs in Bangalore, Karnataka state, India, on September 12, 2016. India's top court on Monday ordered the southern state of Karnataka to release water from a disputed river to neighboring Tamil Nadu after violence erupted in both states over water sharing. (Aijaz Rahi / AP) #
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Devotees prepare to immerse an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea after worship marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturti festival in Mumbai, India, on September 15, 2016. The act symbolizes sending the god back to his mythical home in the snow-capped mountains taking all the worries and problems of his worshipers with him. (Rafiq Maqbool / AP) #
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Demonstrators react as a French riot police officer is surrounded by flames during a demonstration against the controversial labor reforms of the French government in Paris on September 15, 2016. Opponents of France's controversial labour reforms took to the streets on September 15, 2016 for the 14th time in six months in a last-ditch bid to quash the measures that lost the Socialist government crucial support on the left. (Thomas Samson / AFP / Getty) #
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An ancient bridge, collapsed after typhoon Meranti hit southeast China, in Yongchun, Fujian province, China, on September 15, 2016. (Reuters) #
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A large crocodile attacks a wildebeest during the migration in the Masai Mara game reserve on September 12, 2016. The daring wildebeest returned after the first attempt by the crocodile and was attacked again but walked away unharmed. (Carl De Souza / AFP / Getty) #
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A wild boar and her piglets arrive on a beach to cool off in sea water whilst people sunbathe on September 12, 2016 in Cerbere, southwestern France. (Raymond Roig / AFP / Getty) #
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Migrants pose beside a deteriorating statue of Spider-Man outside a Red Cross center in the city of Ventimiglia on the French-Italian border, on September 14, 2016. According to Italy's interior ministry, about 124,500 migrants have arrived since the start of 2016, just slightly more than the 122,000 recorded for the whole of last year. Italy is sheltering growing numbers of would-be refugees as its neighbors to the north move to tighten their borders and make it harder for migrants to travel to their preferred destinations in northern Europe. (Valery Hache / AFP / Getty) #
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Ukraine's Maryna Piddubna warms up before the final of women's 100m freestyle (S11) of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on September 15, 2016. (Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP / Getty) #
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8-foot-1-inch-tall Morteza Mehrzadselakjani of Iran's sitting volleyball team stands with teammates for the national anthem of each team before playing Ukraine at the RioCentral Pavilion 6 during day 7 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on September 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Matthew Stockman / Getty) #
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The damaged interior of Khan al-Wazir market in the government-held side of Aleppo's historic city center on September 16, 2016. Violence broke out in Aleppo in mid-2012, more than a year after anti-government protests first erupted across Syria. More than five years of war have turned Aleppo's historic city centre, a UNESCO-listed World Heritage site home to an imposing citadel, into a makeshift military barracks. (Youssef Karwashan / AFP / Getty) #
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Men on horseback ride trough a pine tree forest chased by a bull in Tordesillas, Spain, on September 13, 2016 . Men on horseback and on foot traditionally have chased the bull and speared it in front of thousands of onlookers in what became known as one of Spain's goriest spectacles, but amid increasing protests by animal rights activists the regional government last year banned the killing of bulls at town festivals, though traditional bullfights were not affected. (Daniel Ochoa de Olza / AP) #
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PETA supporters lie with fake blood poured over their bodies as they protest animal cruelty and the consumption of meat, in front of the town hall in Frankfurt, Germany, on September 16, 2016. (Michael Probst / AP) #

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