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Photos Of The Week -- September 17-23

Floods In Asia, The UN General Assembly, Burhanuddin Rabbani's Funeral And The Rugby World Cup

An Yemeni antigovernment demonstrator rests on a street occupied by protesters after clashes with security forces in Sanaa on September 19. (Photo taken by Khaled Abdullah for Reuters)
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An Yemeni antigovernment demonstrator rests on a street occupied by protesters after clashes with security forces in Sanaa on September 19. (Photo taken by Khaled Abdullah for Reuters)

Residents are evacuated by boat from a flooded area in Dazhou in southwest China's Sichuan Province on September 19. (Photo: AP)
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Residents are evacuated by boat from a flooded area in Dazhou in southwest China's Sichuan Province on September 19. (Photo: AP)

A Pakistani boy displaced by floods walks on a makeshift passage made by sand bags in the Badin district of Sindh Province on September 21. (Photo taken by Akhtar Soomro for Reuters)
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A Pakistani boy displaced by floods walks on a makeshift passage made by sand bags in the Badin district of Sindh Province on September 21. (Photo taken by Akhtar Soomro for Reuters)

A Palestinian man at Jerusalem's Damascus Gate waves his national flag during a protest on September 21 ahead of his country's bid for statehood recognition at the United Nations in New York. (Photo taken by Marco Longari for AFP)
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A Palestinian man at Jerusalem's Damascus Gate waves his national flag during a protest on September 21 ahead of his country's bid for statehood recognition at the United Nations in New York. (Photo taken by Marco Longari for AFP)

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas rubs his eyes during U.S. President Barack Obama's speech at the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 21. (Photo taken by Seth Wenig for AP)
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Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas rubs his eyes during U.S. President Barack Obama's speech at the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 21. (Photo taken by Seth Wenig for AP)

A demonstrator wears a mask depicting Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad during a protest outside  UN headquarters in New York on September 22. (Photo taken by Eduardo Munoz for Reuters)
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A demonstrator wears a mask depicting Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad during a protest outside  UN headquarters in New York on September 22. (Photo taken by Eduardo Munoz for Reuters)

U.S. citizens Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, who were held in Iran on charges of espionage, are greeted by their families upon arriving in Oman after being released on $1 million bail. (Photo taken by Sultan Al Hasani for Reuters)
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U.S. citizens Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, who were held in Iran on charges of espionage, are greeted by their families upon arriving in Oman after being released on $1 million bail. (Photo taken by Sultan Al Hasani for Reuters)

Members of Iranian Army forces march during a parade to commemorate the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88) in Tehran on September 22. (Photo: Reuters)
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Members of Iranian Army forces march during a parade to commemorate the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88) in Tehran on September 22. (Photo: Reuters)

English (in white) and Georgian players prepare to scrummage during a Rugby World Cup pool match at Otago Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand, on September 18. (Photo by Martin Bureau for AFP)
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English (in white) and Georgian players prepare to scrummage during a Rugby World Cup pool match at Otago Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand, on September 18. (Photo by Martin Bureau for AFP)

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych kicks a ball during a visit to the Olympiyskiy national stadium, Kyiv, on September 23. The stadium will be the venue for the final of the Euro 2012 soccer tournament. (Photo taken by Mykhailo Markiv for AP)
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Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych kicks a ball during a visit to the Olympiyskiy national stadium, Kyiv, on September 23. The stadium will be the venue for the final of the Euro 2012 soccer tournament. (Photo taken by Mykhailo Markiv for AP)

An Orthodox nun attends a protest outside the UN offices in Chisinau, Moldova. The UN envoy for religious freedom, Heiner Bielefeldt, had criticized the church for wielding too much influence on Moldovan society. (AP photo by John McConnico)
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An Orthodox nun attends a protest outside the UN offices in Chisinau, Moldova. The UN envoy for religious freedom, Heiner Bielefeldt, had criticized the church for wielding too much influence on Moldovan society. (AP photo by John McConnico)

A woman sits in a handcart as her relative pushes it on the outskirts of Kabul on September 20. (Photo taken by Omar Sobhani for Reuters)
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A woman sits in a handcart as her relative pushes it on the outskirts of Kabul on September 20. (Photo taken by Omar Sobhani for Reuters)

People carry the coffin of assassinated former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani during his burial ceremony in Kabul on September 23. (Photo taken by Ahmad Masood for Reuters)
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People carry the coffin of assassinated former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani during his burial ceremony in Kabul on September 23. (Photo taken by Ahmad Masood for Reuters)

A transitional council fighter hangs from the gun turret of a tank in Wadi Dinar, Libya on September 21. (Photo taken by Alexandre Meneghini for AP)
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A transitional council fighter hangs from the gun turret of a tank in Wadi Dinar, Libya on September 21. (Photo taken by Alexandre Meneghini for AP)

A young boy reacts as a German Army soldier patrols outside Kunduz, Afghanistan, on September 20. (Photo taken by Anja Niedringhaus for AP)
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A young boy reacts as a German Army soldier patrols outside Kunduz, Afghanistan, on September 20. (Photo taken by Anja Niedringhaus for AP)

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