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Photos Of The Week - September 18-24

Iran remembers war with Iraq, while President Mahmud Ahmadinejad is greeted by protests at UN.

U.S. Army First Sergeant Miguel Reyes holds a sick 11-month-old Afghan girl before an army medic conducts a medical check, during a patrol in the village of Gul Kalacheh in the Arghandab River valley, Kandahar Province, on September 19. Photo by Oleg Popov for Reuters
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U.S. Army First Sergeant Miguel Reyes holds a sick 11-month-old Afghan girl before an army medic conducts a medical check, during a patrol in the village of Gul Kalacheh in the Arghandab River valley, Kandahar Province, on September 19.

Photo by Oleg Popov for Reuters

A woman holds a girl with a South Ossetian flag during the Independence Day celebration in South Ossetia's main city of Tskhinvali on September 20. The breakaway region celebrated the 20th anniversary of declaring itself independent from Georgia. Photo by Kazbeg Basayev for Reuters
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A woman holds a girl with a South Ossetian flag during the Independence Day celebration in South Ossetia's main city of Tskhinvali on September 20. The breakaway region celebrated the 20th anniversary of declaring itself independent from Georgia.

Photo by Kazbeg Basayev for Reuters

A couple, dressed as a tiger and a panda, kiss in central Kyiv on September 21. The couple sell pictures of themselves posing with tourists. Photo by Gleb Garanich for Reuters
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A couple, dressed as a tiger and a panda, kiss in central Kyiv on September 21. The couple sell pictures of themselves posing with tourists.

Photo by Gleb Garanich for Reuters

A protester demonstrates outside UN headquarters against Iran's President Mahmud Ahmadinejad at the 65th United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 23. Photo by Eric Thayer for Reuters
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A protester demonstrates outside UN headquarters against Iran's President Mahmud Ahmadinejad at the 65th United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 23.

Photo by Eric Thayer for Reuters

Protesters demonstrate outside UN headquarters against Iran's President Mahmud Ahmadinejad at the 65th United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 23. Death sentences in Iran are often carried out by public hanging. Photo by Eric Thayer for Reuters
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Protesters demonstrate outside UN headquarters against Iran's President Mahmud Ahmadinejad at the 65th United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 23. Death sentences in Iran are often carried out by public hanging.

Photo by Eric Thayer for Reuters

U.S. and Kyrgyz firefighters train at Manas air base, outside Bishkek on September 22. Manas is a key hub for U.S. air-refueling tanker planes and for the giant transport planes that ferry U.S. troops and supplies to and from Afghanistan. Photo by Vyacheslav Oseledko for AFP
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U.S. and Kyrgyz firefighters train at Manas air base, outside Bishkek on September 22. Manas is a key hub for U.S. air-refueling tanker planes and for the giant transport planes that ferry U.S. troops and supplies to and from Afghanistan.

Photo by Vyacheslav Oseledko for AFP

An ethnic Turkmen member of the Basij militia marches during an annual military parade to mark Iran's eight-year war with Iraq in the capital Tehran on September 22. At least nine people were killed in an attack on a provincial military parade, marking the same occasion. Photo by Atta Kenare for AFP
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An ethnic Turkmen member of the Basij militia marches during an annual military parade to mark Iran's eight-year war with Iraq in the capital Tehran on September 22. At least nine people were killed in an attack on a provincial military parade, marking the same occasion.

Photo by Atta Kenare for AFP

A display long-range surface-to-surface Shahab-3 missile is pictured in front of a portrait of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in a main square outside the parliament building in southern Tehran on September 23 as the Islamic republic marks Sacred Defense Week, which commemorates its bloody 1980-88 war with Iraq. Photo by Behrouz Mehri for AFP
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A display long-range surface-to-surface Shahab-3 missile is pictured in front of a portrait of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in a main square outside the parliament building in southern Tehran on September 23 as the Islamic republic marks Sacred Defense Week, which commemorates its bloody 1980-88 war with Iraq.

Photo by Behrouz Mehri for AFP

Two-year-old Hijab sits on the rubble of her family's house, which was destroyed by floodwaters, after arriving at her village in Dadu, some 320 kilometers north of Karachi on September 24. Photo by Akhtar Soomro for Reuters
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Two-year-old Hijab sits on the rubble of her family's house, which was destroyed by floodwaters, after arriving at her village in Dadu, some 320 kilometers north of Karachi on September 24.

Photo by Akhtar Soomro for Reuters

Niamatullah, a 7-year-old displaced by flooding, flies a kite while taking refuge on an embankment with his family in the village of Bello Patan, in Pakistan's Sindh Province, on September 21. Photo by Akhtar Soomro for Reuters
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Niamatullah, a 7-year-old displaced by flooding, flies a kite while taking refuge on an embankment with his family in the village of Bello Patan, in Pakistan's Sindh Province, on September 21.

Photo by Akhtar Soomro for Reuters

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