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Photos Of The Week -- May 7-13

Victory in World War II is marked across Europe and Chechnya hosts soccer legends.

Russian soldiers march through Red Square during Victory Day celebrations in Moscow on May 9 in commemoration of the end of World War II. Photo by Natalia Kolesnikova for AFP
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Russian soldiers march through Red Square during Victory Day celebrations in Moscow on May 9 in commemoration of the end of World War II.

Photo by Natalia Kolesnikova for AFP

Moldovan soldiers march in front of the Victory Memorial in Chisinau, Moldova, on May 9, which is celebrated in former Soviet republics as Victory Day over Nazi Germany in World War II. Photo by John McConnico for AP
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Moldovan soldiers march in front of the Victory Memorial in Chisinau, Moldova, on May 9, which is celebrated in former Soviet republics as Victory Day over Nazi Germany in World War II.

Photo by John McConnico for AP

A Russian war veteran dances during Victory Day celebrations in the far eastern city of Vladivostok on May 9. Photo by Yury Maltsev for Reuters
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A Russian war veteran dances during Victory Day celebrations in the far eastern city of Vladivostok on May 9.

Photo by Yury Maltsev for Reuters

A riot policeman is seen through the smashed glass of a vehicle after a protest by supporters of nationalist parties in Lviv during Victory day marking the anniversary of the end of World War II on May 9.Photo by AFP
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A riot policeman is seen through the smashed glass of a vehicle after a protest by supporters of nationalist parties in Lviv during Victory day marking the anniversary of the end of World War II on May 9.

Photo by AFP

Supporters of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh climb flag poles during a rally in Sanaa on May 13.Photo by Khaled Abdullah for Reuters
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Supporters of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh climb flag poles during a rally in Sanaa on May 13.

Photo by Khaled Abdullah for Reuters

A Bosnian Muslim woman searches for the coffin of her relative among coffins displayed during a mass funeral for Bosnian Muslims in Bratunac, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on May 12. Thousands of Bosnian Muslims attended the funeral of 16 men, women, and children killed by Bosnian Serb forces at the beginning of the 1992-95 war and exhumed from a mass grave.Photo by Amel Emric for AP
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A Bosnian Muslim woman searches for the coffin of her relative among coffins displayed during a mass funeral for Bosnian Muslims in Bratunac, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on May 12. Thousands of Bosnian Muslims attended the funeral of 16 men, women, and children killed by Bosnian Serb forces at the beginning of the 1992-95 war and exhumed from a mass grave.

Photo by Amel Emric for AP

Refugees who fled the violence in Libya walk at the newly opened refugee camp for Libyan families in Ramada, some 25 kilometers from the Tunisian-Libyan border, on May 10. UN aid agencies have appealed to the EU and NATO to increase their efforts to rescue refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea from Libya in unsafe boats. Photo by Mohamed Messara for epa
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Refugees who fled the violence in Libya walk at the newly opened refugee camp for Libyan families in Ramada, some 25 kilometers from the Tunisian-Libyan border, on May 10. UN aid agencies have appealed to the EU and NATO to increase their efforts to rescue refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea from Libya in unsafe boats.

Photo by Mohamed Messara for epa

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov (left) shares a joke with Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona during an exhibition match at the opening of the new Akhmed-hadji Kadyrov Stadium in the Chechen capital, Grozny, on May 11.Photo by Eduard Korniyenko for Reuters
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Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov (left) shares a joke with Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona during an exhibition match at the opening of the new Akhmed-hadji Kadyrov Stadium in the Chechen capital, Grozny, on May 11.

Photo by Eduard Korniyenko for Reuters

Pakistani girls peek in on other children attending a daily Islamic religious class in a mosque in a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, on May 10. Photo by Muhammed Muheisen for AP
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Pakistani girls peek in on other children attending a daily Islamic religious class in a mosque in a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, on May 10.

Photo by Muhammed Muheisen for AP

A Christian boy lookson May 8 from inside the St. Mary Church, which was set on fire during clashes between Muslims and Christians on May 7, in the heavily populated area of Imbaba in Cairo. Egypt's prime minister called an emergency cabinet meeting after 10 people died in bloody clashes in a Cairo suburb over the conversion of a Christian woman to Islam. Photo by Mohamed Abd El-Ghany for Reuters
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A Christian boy lookson May 8 from inside the St. Mary Church, which was set on fire during clashes between Muslims and Christians on May 7, in the heavily populated area of Imbaba in Cairo. Egypt's prime minister called an emergency cabinet meeting after 10 people died in bloody clashes in a Cairo suburb over the conversion of a Christian woman to Islam.

Photo by Mohamed Abd El-Ghany for Reuters

Afghan women feed pigeons in front of the Imam Ali Shrine in the city of Mazar-e Sharif on May 9. Photo by Reuters
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Afghan women feed pigeons in front of the Imam Ali Shrine in the city of Mazar-e Sharif on May 9.

Photo by Reuters

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