News Pictures of The Week - August 5
Kevin Grossstueck performs in the 2013 German Pole Dancing Championships on August 3, 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany. Thirty-four candidates, including six men and three children, competed in the event.
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People gather on Ipanema Beach as the sun sets on August 4, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Following Pope Francis' visit last week, Brazil's World Cup is set to begin in just over ten months.
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An Iranian TV camera woman films President Hassan Rowhani as he is sworn in at parliament, on August 4, 2013 in Tehran, Iran. As he swore his oath of office Rouhani called on the West to abandon the 'language of sanctions' in its...More
Iran's President Hassan Rowhani presents his cabinet to parliament during his swearing in ceremony, on August 4, 2013 in Tehran, Iran. As he swore his oath of office Rouhani called on the West to abandon the 'language of sanctions' in...More
Iran's new President Hassan Rouhani arrives for his swearing in ceremony at the parliament, on August 4, 2013 in Tehran, Iran. As he swore his oath of office Rouhani called on the West to abandon the 'language of sanctions' in its...More
Central American migrants climb atop a freight train headed north early on August 4, 2013 in Arriaga, Mexico. Thousands of immigrants ride atop the trains, known as 'la bestia,' or the beast, during their long and perilous journey...More
Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi attends a demonstration organized by the People of Freedom (PDL) party in his support, in front of his residence in Rome, on August 4, 2013. Berlusconi said today the government 'must forge...More
Devotee's to the Hare Krishna faith lead the Rathayatra procession through the streets on August 4, 2013 in Leicester, England. Devotees of Lord Krishna celebrate Rathayatra, or the Chariot Festival, in which the figures of Lady...More
The Thai national flag blows in the wind as hundreds of anti-government protesters gather for a rally on August 4, 2013 in downtown Bangkok, Thailand. They came together to protest against the current government of Prime Minister...More
A woman and her two dogs named Yoru (R) and Hinaka bath in the water at Takeno Beach on August 4, 2013 in Toyooka, Japan. This beach is open for dogs and their owners every summer between the months of June and September. .