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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