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Photos Of The Week -- April 2-8

Kyrgyz uprising and Chornobyl remembered as unrest continues in Middle East.

A child's gas mask and a shoe are seen at a kindergarten in the abandoned city of Prypiat near the Chornobyl nuclear power planton April 4. Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia will mark the 25th anniversary of the nuclear reactor explosion in Chornobyl, site of the world's worst civil nuclear accident on April 26, 1986. Photo by Gleb Garanich for Reuters
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A child's gas mask and a shoe are seen at a kindergarten in the abandoned city of Prypiat near the Chornobyl nuclear power planton April 4. Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia will mark the 25th anniversary of the nuclear reactor explosion in Chornobyl, site of the world's worst civil nuclear accident on April 26, 1986.

Photo by Gleb Garanich for Reuters

An Afghan migrant boy uses his shirt to collect vegetables and fruit to eat from a dump on the outskirts of Peshawar on April 3. Photo by Fayaz Aziz for Reuters
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An Afghan migrant boy uses his shirt to collect vegetables and fruit to eat from a dump on the outskirts of Peshawar on April 3.

Photo by Fayaz Aziz for Reuters

Villagers stand next to trees covered in spider webs in flood-affected areas near Dadu in Pakistan's Sindh Province. The cocooned trees have been a side effect of spiders escaping flood waters in the area. Photo by Russell Watkins for Reuters
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Villagers stand next to trees covered in spider webs in flood-affected areas near Dadu in Pakistan's Sindh Province. The cocooned trees have been a side effect of spiders escaping flood waters in the area.

Photo by Russell Watkins for Reuters

A Yemeni antigovernment protester shows his palms painted with the Yemeni flag as he takes part in a demonstration calling for the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the flashpoint city of Taiz, south of the capital, Sanaa, on April 8. Photo by AFP
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A Yemeni antigovernment protester shows his palms painted with the Yemeni flag as he takes part in a demonstration calling for the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the flashpoint city of Taiz, south of the capital, Sanaa, on April 8.

Photo by AFP

An antigovernment protester flashes the victory sign as he emerges through a gap in Yemen's national flag during a demonstration in Sanaa on April 4. Police and armed men in civilian clothes opened fire on antigovernment demonstrators in the Yemeni cities of Taiz and Hudaida, witnesses said, as a drive to oust the president gathered pace. Photo by Khaled Abdullah for Reuters
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An antigovernment protester flashes the victory sign as he emerges through a gap in Yemen's national flag during a demonstration in Sanaa on April 4. Police and armed men in civilian clothes opened fire on antigovernment demonstrators in the Yemeni cities of Taiz and Hudaida, witnesses said, as a drive to oust the president gathered pace.

Photo by Khaled Abdullah for Reuters

A Kyrygz woman mourns those who died in a  violent revolt one year ago , during a remembrance ceremony held at a cemetery in the village of Chon-Aryk, about 15 kilometers from Bishkek on April 7. Photo by Vladimir Pirogov for Reuters
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A Kyrygz woman mourns those who died in a  violent revolt one year ago , during a remembrance ceremony held at a cemetery in the village of Chon-Aryk, about 15 kilometers from Bishkek on April 7.

Photo by Vladimir Pirogov for Reuters

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev kisses the national flag during his inauguration ceremony in Astana on April 8. The 70-year-old Nazarbaev has led Kazakhstan for more than 20 years. Photo by Mukhtar Kholdorbekov for Reuters
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Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev kisses the national flag during his inauguration ceremony in Astana on April 8. The 70-year-old Nazarbaev has led Kazakhstan for more than 20 years.

Photo by Mukhtar Kholdorbekov for Reuters

Afghans burn tires during a protest against the burning of a Koran supervised by Florida-based militant fundamentalist Christian preacher Terry Jones, on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway on April 5. Photo by Parwiz for Reuters
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Afghans burn tires during a protest against the burning of a Koran supervised by Florida-based militant fundamentalist Christian preacher Terry Jones, on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway on April 5.

Photo by Parwiz for Reuters

A foreign cleric living in Iran takes photographs as policemen stand guard outside of Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran on April 8. Clerics protested against Saudi Arabia's support of Bahrain in the suppression of Bahraini antigovernment protesters. Photo by Morteza Nikoubazl for Reuters
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A foreign cleric living in Iran takes photographs as policemen stand guard outside of Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran on April 8. Clerics protested against Saudi Arabia's support of Bahrain in the suppression of Bahraini antigovernment protesters.

Photo by Morteza Nikoubazl for Reuters

A picture of Libya's leader Muammar Qaddafi is seen on a damaged building in the centre of the city of Zawiyah on April 5. Photo by Zohra Bensemra for Reuters
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A picture of Libya's leader Muammar Qaddafi is seen on a damaged building in the centre of the city of Zawiyah on April 5.

Photo by Zohra Bensemra for Reuters

A Romany child plays in his quarter in the northern Kosovo town of Mitrovica on April 7. In Kosovo, despite efforts made by the government and international organizations, Roma still face unemployment and poverty and live in the margins of society. Photo by Hazir Reka for Reuters
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A Romany child plays in his quarter in the northern Kosovo town of Mitrovica on April 7. In Kosovo, despite efforts made by the government and international organizations, Roma still face unemployment and poverty and live in the margins of society.

Photo by Hazir Reka for Reuters

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia releases doves outside the Annunciation Cathedral in Moscow's Kremlin. The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Annunciation Day on April 7. Photo by Vladimir Rodionov for ITAR-TASS
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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia releases doves outside the Annunciation Cathedral in Moscow's Kremlin. The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Annunciation Day on April 7.

Photo by Vladimir Rodionov for ITAR-TASS

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