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Photos Of The Week -- December 4-10

From run-ups to voting in Kosovo and Belarus to flooding in the Balkans and life on Afghan streets.

A cart passes a German soldier in the city of Iman Sahib, north of Konduz, Afghanistan. Photo by Fabrizio Bensch for Reuters
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A cart passes a German soldier in the city of Iman Sahib, north of Konduz, Afghanistan.

Photo by Fabrizio Bensch for Reuters

A local resident strides past election posters in Gjakova, Kosovo, ahead of the December 12 vote. Photo by Valdrin Xhemaj for epa
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A local resident strides past election posters in Gjakova, Kosovo, ahead of the December 12 vote.

Photo by Valdrin Xhemaj for epa

An internally displaced boy smiles in front of his residence in Kabul. Photo by Omar Sobhani for Reuters
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An internally displaced boy smiles in front of his residence in Kabul.

Photo by Omar Sobhani for Reuters

A 3-year-old Pakistani boy wears a headband that reads, "Muhammad, may my mother and father lay their lives for you." Photo by Athar Hussain for Reuters
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A 3-year-old Pakistani boy wears a headband that reads, "Muhammad, may my mother and father lay their lives for you."

Photo by Athar Hussain for Reuters

Ethnic Albanians wave an Albanian flag during an electoral rally in Mitrovica, in northern Kosovo. Photo by AFP
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Ethnic Albanians wave an Albanian flag during an electoral rally in Mitrovica, in northern Kosovo.

Photo by AFP

A Christmas tree next to a Lenin monument in Rostov na Donu, Russia. Photo by Vladimir Konstantinov for Reuters
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A Christmas tree next to a Lenin monument in Rostov na Donu, Russia.

Photo by Vladimir Konstantinov for Reuters

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, during an Iranian state televised "confession." Photo by AFP
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Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, during an Iranian state televised "confession."

Photo by AFP

Montenegrins paddle through flooded streets in Bistrice on December 6. Photo by Savo Prelevic for AFP
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Montenegrins paddle through flooded streets in Bistrice on December 6.

Photo by Savo Prelevic for AFP

Supporters of presidential candidates Uladzimer Nyaklyayeu and Andrey Sannikau at a rally in Minsk, Belarus. Photo by Vasily Fedosenko for Reuters
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Supporters of presidential candidates Uladzimer Nyaklyayeu and Andrey Sannikau at a rally in Minsk, Belarus.

Photo by Vasily Fedosenko for Reuters

A Nobel Peace Prize exhibition in Oslo, "I Have No Enemies," for Chinese dissident and new laureate Liu Xiaobo. Photo by Toby Melville for Reuters
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A Nobel Peace Prize exhibition in Oslo, "I Have No Enemies," for Chinese dissident and new laureate Liu Xiaobo.

Photo by Toby Melville for Reuters

A woman walks on a street of Herat, Afghanistan. Photo by Jalil Rezayee for epa
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A woman walks on a street of Herat, Afghanistan.

Photo by Jalil Rezayee for epa

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at a news conference after an EU-Russia summit in Brussels on December 7. Photo by Yves Herman for Reuters.
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at a news conference after an EU-Russia summit in Brussels on December 7.

Photo by Yves Herman for Reuters.

An Indian telecom employee takes part in a silent protest against a corruption scandal on December 9. Photo by Parivartan Sharma for Reuters
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An Indian telecom employee takes part in a silent protest against a corruption scandal on December 9.

Photo by Parivartan Sharma for Reuters

Balkar men, dressed in traditional garb, in heavy snowfall at a protest rally in Moscow, Russia. Photo by Sergei Karpukhin for Reuters
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Balkar men, dressed in traditional garb, in heavy snowfall at a protest rally in Moscow, Russia.

Photo by Sergei Karpukhin for Reuters

Motorists are a blur on a highway in Tehran, Iran. Photo by Raheb Homavandi for Reuters
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Motorists are a blur on a highway in Tehran, Iran.

Photo by Raheb Homavandi for Reuters

An Afghan boy gestures in front of an international combat outpost in Iman Sahib, Afghanistan. Photo by Fabrizio Bensch for Reuters
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An Afghan boy gestures in front of an international combat outpost in Iman Sahib, Afghanistan.

Photo by Fabrizio Bensch for Reuters

A view of the flooded village of Kujava, Montenegro, on December 8. Photo by Stevo Vasiljevic for Reuters.
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A view of the flooded village of Kujava, Montenegro, on December 8.

Photo by Stevo Vasiljevic for Reuters.

A man slaughters a sheep in front of a drilling tower near Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Photo by Nozim Kalandarov for Reuters
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A man slaughters a sheep in front of a drilling tower near Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

Photo by Nozim Kalandarov for Reuters

An aerial view of a pylon of the Sava Bridge in Belgrade, Serbia. Photo by Marko Djurica for Reuters
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An aerial view of a pylon of the Sava Bridge in Belgrade, Serbia.

Photo by Marko Djurica for Reuters

A man sets out shoes for sale on a road side near the Shah-e do Shamshera Mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo by Ahmad Masood for Reuters
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A man sets out shoes for sale on a road side near the Shah-e do Shamshera Mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Photo by Ahmad Masood for Reuters

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