News Pictures of The Week - December 9

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Newly-graduated Afghan midwives attend a commencement ceremony at the... News PhotoAfghanistan,Attending,Beginnings,Bestpix,Ceremony,Child,Education,Girls,Governor,Graduation,Headwear,Horizontal,Jalalabad,Midwife,Nangarhar,Obscured Face,Religious Veil,Student,UniversityPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPNewly-graduated Afghan midwives attend a commencement ceremony at the Governor's House in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province on December 5, 2013. Some 40 midwives graduated in the ceremony after undergoing a two and half year midwifery programme. AFP PHOTO/Noorullah Shirzada (Photo credit should read Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)