News Pictures of The Week - February 18

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Buddhist ascetics splash cold water over their body at the end of... News PhotoAnniversary,Buddha,Buddhism,Cultures,Death,Horizontal,Japan,Praying,Religion,Tokyo - Japan,WaterPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPBuddhist ascetics splash cold water over their body at the end of their 100-day austere Buddhism training to pray for peace in the world at Nose Myokenzan Betsuin temple in Tokyo on February 15, 2013 on the anniversary of Buddha's death. TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)