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RFE/RL's Photos Of The Week (#40)

The best news and feature photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond.

OCTOBER 12, 2012 -- Children light oil lamps at a Peshawar school beside a picture of 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai, who was gunned down three days earlier by Taliban attackers for speaking out against militants and promoting education for girls. (REUTERS/Athar Hussain)
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OCTOBER 12, 2012 -- Children light oil lamps at a Peshawar school beside a picture of 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai, who was gunned down three days earlier by Taliban attackers for speaking out against militants and promoting education for girls. (REUTERS/Athar Hussain)

OCTOBER 11, 2012 -- A pigeon leaves trails on snow-covered ground outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin)
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OCTOBER 11, 2012 -- A pigeon leaves trails on snow-covered ground outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin)

A woman sits on a trolleybus in Minsk on October 3, the day that public transport fares rose about 12 percent in the Belarussian capital. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)
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A woman sits on a trolleybus in Minsk on October 3, the day that public transport fares rose about 12 percent in the Belarussian capital. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)

Workers gather under an art installation by Olafur Eliasson at Ukraine's Interpipe steel mill in Dnipropetrovsk on October 4. (REUTERS/Anatolii Stepanov)
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Workers gather under an art installation by Olafur Eliasson at Ukraine's Interpipe steel mill in Dnipropetrovsk on October 4. (REUTERS/Anatolii Stepanov)

Dynamo Kyiv fans show their support for a detained supporter before their Champion's League Group A soccer match against Dynamo Zagreb at the Olympic Stadium in Kyiv on October 3. (REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)
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Dynamo Kyiv fans show their support for a detained supporter before their Champion's League Group A soccer match against Dynamo Zagreb at the Olympic Stadium in Kyiv on October 3. (REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)

A woman walks past election posters in Sarajevo on October 5. Bosnians will vote in local elections on October 7. (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic)
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A woman walks past election posters in Sarajevo on October 5. Bosnians will vote in local elections on October 7. (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic)

A Belarusian Interior Ministry officer jumps over an obstacle with his guard dog as they take part in a skills competition ahead of the ministry's 60th anniversary near the village of Gorany on October 4. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)
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A Belarusian Interior Ministry officer jumps over an obstacle with his guard dog as they take part in a skills competition ahead of the ministry's 60th anniversary near the village of Gorany on October 4. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko)

Participants fight during an opposition rally on October 3 in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, where demonstrators demanded the nationalization of the country's biggest gold mine. (Reuters/Vladimir Pirogov)
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Participants fight during an opposition rally on October 3 in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, where demonstrators demanded the nationalization of the country's biggest gold mine. (Reuters/Vladimir Pirogov)

A Serbian ultranationalist waves a cross in front of riot police as he takes part in a protest against an exhibition of controversial photographs by Swedish artist Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin in Belgrade on October 3. The Serbian Interior Ministry banned a gay-pride parade for security reasons for the second year running after ultranationalists threatened the march and the influential Serbian Orthodox Church condemned it. (AFP/Andrej Isakovic)
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A Serbian ultranationalist waves a cross in front of riot police as he takes part in a protest against an exhibition of controversial photographs by Swedish artist Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin in Belgrade on October 3. The Serbian Interior Ministry banned a gay-pride parade for security reasons for the second year running after ultranationalists threatened the march and the influential Serbian Orthodox Church condemned it. (AFP/Andrej Isakovic)

Tourists gather on the Great Wall outside Beijing on October 3. Major tourist destinations around China are witnessing travel peaks amid the eight-day midautumn festival and National Day holidays that run through October 7. (REUTERS)
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Tourists gather on the Great Wall outside Beijing on October 3. Major tourist destinations around China are witnessing travel peaks amid the eight-day midautumn festival and National Day holidays that run through October 7. (REUTERS)

Cossacks block the entrance of the Winzavod art gallery in Moscow on October 2 to protest an exhibition of works inspired by activist punk performance group Pussy Riot. (ITAR-TASS)
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Cossacks block the entrance of the Winzavod art gallery in Moscow on October 2 to protest an exhibition of works inspired by activist punk performance group Pussy Riot. (ITAR-TASS)

Twenty-year-old Rahmet Gul is silhouetted against the setting sun as he waits to sell green tea to customers along Karachi's Clifton beach on October 2. (REUTERS/Athar Hussain)
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Twenty-year-old Rahmet Gul is silhouetted against the setting sun as he waits to sell green tea to customers along Karachi's Clifton beach on October 2. (REUTERS/Athar Hussain)

Children wrap themselves with pink netting while playing at a refugee camp in the district of Faizabad in northern Afghanistan on October 1. Some 100 families mostly from Turkmen ancestry have settled in this refugee camp for returnees from Pakistan. (AFP/Qais Usyan)
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Children wrap themselves with pink netting while playing at a refugee camp in the district of Faizabad in northern Afghanistan on October 1. Some 100 families mostly from Turkmen ancestry have settled in this refugee camp for returnees from Pakistan. (AFP/Qais Usyan)

A wounded Syrian rebel fighter is brought to the Dar al-Shifa hospital in the northern city of Aleppo on October 1. (AFP/Zac Baillie)
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A wounded Syrian rebel fighter is brought to the Dar al-Shifa hospital in the northern city of Aleppo on October 1. (AFP/Zac Baillie)

A boy walks on a damaged Syrian Army tank near Idlib on October 2. (REUTERS/Abdalghne Karoof)
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A boy walks on a damaged Syrian Army tank near Idlib on October 2. (REUTERS/Abdalghne Karoof)

Ethnic Albanian ballet dancers perform during an event to raise breast cancer awareness in the Kosovar capital, Pristina, on October 5. (AFP/Armend Nimani)
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Ethnic Albanian ballet dancers perform during an event to raise breast cancer awareness in the Kosovar capital, Pristina, on October 5. (AFP/Armend Nimani)

Bulgarian Roma women react as an excavator demolishes their house in a Roma suburb in the town of Maglizh, Bulgaria. (Reuters/Stoyan Nenov)
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Bulgarian Roma women react as an excavator demolishes their house in a Roma suburb in the town of Maglizh, Bulgaria. (Reuters/Stoyan Nenov)

French beekeeper Andre Frieh holds a normal sample of honey (right) besides a green-colored one at his home in Ribeauville on October 5. Bees in northeastern France have been producing honey in mysterious shades of blue and green, alarming their keepers, who now point to residue from containers of M&M's candy processed at a nearby plant as the cause. (REUTERS/Vincent Kessler)
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French beekeeper Andre Frieh holds a normal sample of honey (right) besides a green-colored one at his home in Ribeauville on October 5. Bees in northeastern France have been producing honey in mysterious shades of blue and green, alarming their keepers, who now point to residue from containers of M&M's candy processed at a nearby plant as the cause. (REUTERS/Vincent Kessler)

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