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Photos Of The Week: April 24-30


Ukrainian lawmakers brawl in parliament after the chamber approved a divisive deal allowing the Russian Navy to extend its stay on Ukrainian territory. Chaos erupted as opposition deputies threw eggs and smoke bombs. Photo by Gleb Garanich for Reuters
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Ukrainian lawmakers brawl in parliament after the chamber approved a divisive deal allowing the Russian Navy to extend its stay on Ukrainian territory. Chaos erupted as opposition deputies threw eggs and smoke bombs.

Photo by Gleb Garanich for Reuters

Meanwhile, supporters of President Viktor Yanukovych celebrated the deal with Russia in Sevastopol, Crimea. - Photo by Reuters
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Meanwhile, supporters of President Viktor Yanukovych celebrated the deal with Russia in Sevastopol, Crimea. - Photo by Reuters

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, dressed in national costume, takes the wheel of a vintage Russian Volga during Chechen Language Day celebrations in Grozny. Photo by S. Dal for Reuters
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Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, dressed in national costume, takes the wheel of a vintage Russian Volga during Chechen Language Day celebrations in Grozny.

Photo by S. Dal for Reuters

A doctor holds a 2-year-old Iraqi girl, Maryam, who was severely burned in a fire. An aid group transported Maryam to Germany for surgery, enabling her to eat and speak again, and she is now set to return to her family. Photo by Angelika Warmuth for epa
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A doctor holds a 2-year-old Iraqi girl, Maryam, who was severely burned in a fire. An aid group transported Maryam to Germany for surgery, enabling her to eat and speak again, and she is now set to return to her family.

Photo by Angelika Warmuth for epa

A detainee wears shackles as he attends a "life skills" class inside the Camp 6 high-security facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Photo by Michelle Shephard for Reuters
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A detainee wears shackles as he attends a "life skills" class inside the Camp 6 high-security facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Photo by Michelle Shephard for Reuters

A Kosovo Albanian man attends a ceremony to mark the Day of Missing Persons on April 27 at a cemetery in the village of Meje, where a 1999 massacre by Serb forces left some 400 civilians dead. Photo by Armend Nimani for AFP
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A Kosovo Albanian man attends a ceremony to mark the Day of Missing Persons on April 27 at a cemetery in the village of Meje, where a 1999 massacre by Serb forces left some 400 civilians dead.

Photo by Armend Nimani for AFP

A woman lights a candle for firefighters who died from the Chornobyl disaster during a ceremony in the city of Slavutych. Ukraine on April 26 marked the 24th anniversary of the world's worst civilian nuclear disaster. Photo by Konstantin Chernichkin for Reuters
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A woman lights a candle for firefighters who died from the Chornobyl disaster during a ceremony in the city of Slavutych. Ukraine on April 26 marked the 24th anniversary of the world's worst civilian nuclear disaster.

Photo by Konstantin Chernichkin for Reuters

Afghan officers and military academy cadets sit in front of large portraits of President Hamid Karzai and commanders who were killed during the Soviet invasion in the 1980s. Photo by RFE/RL
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Afghan officers and military academy cadets sit in front of large portraits of President Hamid Karzai and commanders who were killed during the Soviet invasion in the 1980s.

Photo by RFE/RL

A Kyrgyz honor guard performs its daily flag ceremony in Ala-Too square in central Bishkek on April 29 for the first time since political upheaval disrupted the routine on April 7. Photo by Vyacheslav Oseledko for AFP
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A Kyrgyz honor guard performs its daily flag ceremony in Ala-Too square in central Bishkek on April 29 for the first time since political upheaval disrupted the routine on April 7.

Photo by Vyacheslav Oseledko for AFP

Women in Dubai look at a painting by Iraqi artist Halim al-Karim titled "Witness from Baghdad," on sale by auction house Christie's. Photo by Karim Sahib for AFP
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Women in Dubai look at a painting by Iraqi artist Halim al-Karim titled "Witness from Baghdad," on sale by auction house Christie's.

Photo by Karim Sahib for AFP

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