The Week In Photos

by posted April 30, 2012 category News In Photos

Check out what happened last week with photos around the world.

 

A paratrooper with a parachute in the colours of the Colombian flag prepares to land in a simulated rescue exercise, during a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Panetta and his Colombian counterpart Pinzon to a military base in Tolemaida province. JOHN VIZCAINO/REUTERS

 

Christians pray for god to cancel Lady Gaga's concert at Seoul (South Korea). LEE JIN-MAN / AP / SIPA

 

U.S. Republican presidential candidate and former Governor of Massachusetts Romney speaks during a rally in Tempe. JOSHUA LOTT/REUTERS

 

NASA handout photo of Camilla the chicken at 120,000 feet above California. NASA/REUTERS

 

Hollande, Socialist Party candidate for the 2012 French presidential election, is kissed by a supporter in Tulle. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

 

 

 

Tong the chimp enjoys water after the temperature hit 40°C at Bangkok (Thailand). APICHART WEERAWONG / REUTERS

 

Russia's new president Vladimir Poutine tries a riffle at Moscow's research centre (Russie). RIA NOVOSTI / REUTERS

 

The Dalaï Lama speaks to the students of Loyola University, Chicago (Illinois). JOHN GRESS / REUTERS

 

Thousands of dead fishes appearing on Centla's shore (Mexico). JAIME AVALOS / EFE / MAXPPP

 

An American Anhinga eating a big fish at Florida's national park (United States). PARILLA / CATERS NEWS AGENCY / SIPA

 

An inside view of Rio de Janeiro's national library (Brazil). CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP

 

Happy the hippo has his tusks filed by keeper Anthony Dorrian at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, Australia. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

 

Spring didn't come yet, it's still snowing at Pembroke (New York). DAVID DUPREY / AP / SIPA

 

A model poses next to the Citroën DS vintage at Auto China 2012 in Beijing. DIEGO AZUBEL / MAXPPP

 

A photo shows a participant during a competition for the 2012 best moustache of Brussels, in central Brussels. FELIX KAESTLE / AP / SIPA

 

Zaynab al-Khawaja, daughter of Bahrain human rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, is stopped by women riot-police as she tries to march in the main market in the capital Manama. HAMAD I MOHAMMED/REUTERS

 

People smoke marijuana joints at 4:20 p.m. as thousands of marijuana advocates gathered at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. ROBERT GALBRAITH/REUTERS

 

A boy cools off with water from a hose on a hot day in Manila. CHERYL RAVELO/REUTERS

 

A pylon is reflected in floodwater near the village of Bogolyubovo. DENIS SINYAKOV/REUTERS

 

Models unveil the Lamborghini URUS concept SUV next to Lamborghini President and CEO Stephan Winkelmann at Auto China 2012 in Beijing. JASON LEE/REUTERS

 

Protesters carry petrol bombs during clashes in the Manama neighbourhood of al-Bilad al-Qadeem. HAMAD I MOHAMMED/REUTERS

 

Students stand in formation on a field as a smiley face which they attempt to break a world record to celebration their 110th university anniversary in Nanjing. SEAN YONG/REUTERS

 

Cusack poses with a raven named Suge at the premiere of The Raven at the Los Angeles theatre in Los Angeles. MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS

 

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