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Photos Of The Week: April 17-23


The Northern Lights are seen above the ash plume of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, which has caused misery for thousands of passengers. Photo by Lucas Jackson for Reuters.
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The Northern Lights are seen above the ash plume of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, which has caused misery for thousands of passengers.

Photo by Lucas Jackson for Reuters.

An Afghan woman holds her child as she waits in line at a repatriation center on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan. Photo by Fayaz Aziz for Reuters.
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An Afghan woman holds her child as she waits in line at a repatriation center on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan.

Photo by Fayaz Aziz for Reuters.

Iraqi soldiers provide security near the ancient Arch of Ctesiphon during a search operation in Salman Pak, about 30 kilometers outside Baghdad. Photo by Saad Shalash for Reuters.
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Iraqi soldiers provide security near the ancient Arch of Ctesiphon during a search operation in Salman Pak, about 30 kilometers outside Baghdad.

Photo by Saad Shalash for Reuters.

A man prepares for a bodybuilding competition in Kabul. Photo by Omar Sobhani for Reuters.
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A man prepares for a bodybuilding competition in Kabul.

Photo by Omar Sobhani for Reuters.

Soldiers in full camouflage march in Tehran to mark Iran's Army Day on April 18. Photo by Behrouz Mehri for AFP.
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Soldiers in full camouflage march in Tehran to mark Iran's Army Day on April 18.

Photo by Behrouz Mehri for AFP.

A man prays at a mosque in Kyrgyzstan's southern city of Osh. Photo by Denis Sinyakov for Reuters.
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A man prays at a mosque in Kyrgyzstan's southern city of Osh.

Photo by Denis Sinyakov for Reuters.

A police officer defends himself against stones thrown by protesters in Sarajevo. Police fired tear gas and water cannon on April 21 in a clash with veterans of Bosnia's 1992-95 war, who were protesting benefits cuts. Photo by Dado Ruvic for Reuters.
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A police officer defends himself against stones thrown by protesters in Sarajevo. Police fired tear gas and water cannon on April 21 in a clash with veterans of Bosnia's 1992-95 war, who were protesting benefits cuts.

Photo by Dado Ruvic for Reuters.

Smoke and ash from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano block daylight around a church near Asolfssakali. Photo by Emmanuel Dunand for AFP.
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Smoke and ash from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano block daylight around a church near Asolfssakali.

Photo by Emmanuel Dunand for AFP.

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