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Photos Of The Week -- October 8-14

Protests in New York and Moscow, heavy fighting in Libya, and the Rugby World Cup enters its knock-out stage.

Paul McCartney and his new wife, Nancy Shevell, leave Marylebone registry office in central London following their wedding on October 9. (Photo by Leon Neal for AFP)
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Paul McCartney and his new wife, Nancy Shevell, leave Marylebone registry office in central London following their wedding on October 9. (Photo by Leon Neal for AFP)

New York police officers arrest a member of the Occupy Wall Street movement during a march through the financial district of the city on October 14. (Photo by Lucas Jackson for Reuters)
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New York police officers arrest a member of the Occupy Wall Street movement during a march through the financial district of the city on October 14. (Photo by Lucas Jackson for Reuters)

Russian police detain an opposition activist during an unsanctioned rally in Moscow on October 11 (Photo: RIA Novosti)
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Russian police detain an opposition activist during an unsanctioned rally in Moscow on October 11 (Photo: RIA Novosti)

Masooma, a 3-year-old Pashtun girl, sits on a wooden log at a timber yard in Quetta, Pakistan. (Photo by Naseer Ahmed for Reuters)
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Masooma, a 3-year-old Pashtun girl, sits on a wooden log at a timber yard in Quetta, Pakistan. (Photo by Naseer Ahmed for Reuters)

Afghan children pose for a picture on a destroyed armored vehicle in Kabul. (Photo by Omar Sobhani for Reuters)
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Afghan children pose for a picture on a destroyed armored vehicle in Kabul. (Photo by Omar Sobhani for Reuters)

A National Transitional Council (NTC) fighter runs to take cover from incoming sniper fire during a battle in the Libyan city of Sirte on October 14. (Photo by Mohamed Messara)
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A National Transitional Council (NTC) fighter runs to take cover from incoming sniper fire during a battle in the Libyan city of Sirte on October 14. (Photo by Mohamed Messara)

NTC fighters ride on bicycles to get to the front line in the center of Sirte, Libya. (Photo by Saad Shalash for Reuters)
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NTC fighters ride on bicycles to get to the front line in the center of Sirte, Libya. (Photo by Saad Shalash for Reuters)

Ousted lawmaker Simeen Barekzai on hunger strike in Kabul to demand her reinstatement. (Photo by Omar Sobhani for Reuters)
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Ousted lawmaker Simeen Barekzai on hunger strike in Kabul to demand her reinstatement. (Photo by Omar Sobhani for Reuters)

A woman mourns beside the coffin of Mina Demian, a Coptic Christian who was killed during clashes with soldiers and riot police in Cairo, Egypt. (Photo by Mohamed Abd El-Ghany for Reuters)
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A woman mourns beside the coffin of Mina Demian, a Coptic Christian who was killed during clashes with soldiers and riot police in Cairo, Egypt. (Photo by Mohamed Abd El-Ghany for Reuters)

A boy looks at a plume of smoke rising from fuel trucks after they were attacked by unidentified gunmen on a highway near Shikarpur, Pakistan. (Photo by Nadeem Soomro for Reuters)
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A boy looks at a plume of smoke rising from fuel trucks after they were attacked by unidentified gunmen on a highway near Shikarpur, Pakistan. (Photo by Nadeem Soomro for Reuters)

A woman begs for money on Tverskaya Street in the center of Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev for AFP)
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A woman begs for money on Tverskaya Street in the center of Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev for AFP)

The silhouette of a pedestrian passing the main Admiralty building is reflected in a puddle in St. Petersburg, Russia, on October 12. (Photo by Alexander Demianchuk for Reuters)
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The silhouette of a pedestrian passing the main Admiralty building is reflected in a puddle in St. Petersburg, Russia, on October 12. (Photo by Alexander Demianchuk for Reuters)

A woman wears a headband with a picture of Ali Abdullah Saleh during a rally in support of the Yemeni president in Sanaa on October 14. (Photo by Mohamed al-Sayaghi for Reuters)
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A woman wears a headband with a picture of Ali Abdullah Saleh during a rally in support of the Yemeni president in Sanaa on October 14. (Photo by Mohamed al-Sayaghi for Reuters)

A man pours fuel before setting narcotics on fire in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on October 12. (Photo by Parwiz for Reuters)
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A man pours fuel before setting narcotics on fire in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on October 12. (Photo by Parwiz for Reuters)

Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips (left) scores a try in front of Ireland's right wing Tommy Bowe during a quarter-final match on October 8 at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. (Photo by Phillipe Lopez for AFP)
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Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips (left) scores a try in front of Ireland's right wing Tommy Bowe during a quarter-final match on October 8 at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. (Photo by Phillipe Lopez for AFP)

French jockey Julien Lemme falls from his horse during the Czech Grand National steeplechase in Pardubice on October 9. (Photo by Joe Klamar for AFP)
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French jockey Julien Lemme falls from his horse during the Czech Grand National steeplechase in Pardubice on October 9. (Photo by Joe Klamar for AFP)

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