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Photos Of The Week #14

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's broadcast region and beyond. For more photo galleries, see our "Picture This" archive.

Women run as men throw water at them as part of traditional Easter celebrations, during a media presentation in Szenna, Hungary. (Reuters/Laszlo Balogh)
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Women run as men throw water at them as part of traditional Easter celebrations, during a media presentation in Szenna, Hungary. (Reuters/Laszlo Balogh)

A pack of stray dogs follows women walking past a a burnt-out shop in the Kyivsky district of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. (AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)
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A pack of stray dogs follows women walking past a a burnt-out shop in the Kyivsky district of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. (AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)

Ultraorthodox Jews take part in the "Mayim Shelanu" ceremony to collect water from a natural spring, near Jerusalem on April 2. (Reuters/Nir Elias)
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Ultraorthodox Jews take part in the "Mayim Shelanu" ceremony to collect water from a natural spring, near Jerusalem on April 2. (Reuters/Nir Elias)

A Syrian boy carries his belongings at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by government forces in Aleppo's Al-Fardous district on April 2. (Reuters/Rami Zayat)
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A Syrian boy carries his belongings at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by government forces in Aleppo's Al-Fardous district on April 2. (Reuters/Rami Zayat)

Belarusian Catholics reenact a moment in the life of Jesus Christ near a Catholic church in Minsk on April 1. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)
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Belarusian Catholics reenact a moment in the life of Jesus Christ near a Catholic church in Minsk on April 1. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)

Afghan vendor Naweed, 13, sells balloons in the courtyard of the Hazrat-e Ali shrine, or Blue Mosque, in Mazar-e Sharif. (AFP/Farshad Usyan)
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Afghan vendor Naweed, 13, sells balloons in the courtyard of the Hazrat-e Ali shrine, or Blue Mosque, in Mazar-e Sharif. (AFP/Farshad Usyan)

Russian journalists play a game of giant chess in a courtyard at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland, on April 1 as they wait for news in the ongoing Iran nuclear talks. (Reuters/Brendan Smialowski/pool )
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Russian journalists play a game of giant chess in a courtyard at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland, on April 1 as they wait for news in the ongoing Iran nuclear talks. (Reuters/Brendan Smialowski/pool )

A member from the Iraqi security forces beats an Islamic State insurgent who was captured in Tikrit on April 1. (Reuters/Alaa al-Marjani) 
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A member from the Iraqi security forces beats an Islamic State insurgent who was captured in Tikrit on April 1. (Reuters/Alaa al-Marjani) 

The Global Stars aerobatic team performs as birds fly during the four-day-long Gujarat Aero Conclave in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. (Reuters/Amit Dave)
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The Global Stars aerobatic team performs as birds fly during the four-day-long Gujarat Aero Conclave in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. (Reuters/Amit Dave)

A model presents a creation by the Russian Army's Design Bureau during the 2015/2016 Fall/Winter Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia in Moscow. (epa/Maksim Shipenkov)
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A model presents a creation by the Russian Army's Design Bureau during the 2015/2016 Fall/Winter Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia in Moscow. (epa/Maksim Shipenkov)

A gunman poses with Turkish prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz after the official was taken hostage in a court house in Istanbul on March 31. Police launched an operation to rescue Kiraz, but he was killed by his captors first. Both gunmen were also killed. Kiraz had been investigating the politically sensitive case of the death of a teenage boy during antigovernment protests in 2013. (Reuters/Halkin Sesi TV)
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A gunman poses with Turkish prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz after the official was taken hostage in a court house in Istanbul on March 31. Police launched an operation to rescue Kiraz, but he was killed by his captors first. Both gunmen were also killed. Kiraz had been investigating the politically sensitive case of the death of a teenage boy during antigovernment protests in 2013. (Reuters/Halkin Sesi TV)

Kurdish fighters rest in a house on the outskirts of the Syrian town of Kobani. (AFP/Yasin Akgul)
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Kurdish fighters rest in a house on the outskirts of the Syrian town of Kobani. (AFP/Yasin Akgul)

A Pakistani boy plays with his kite in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad on March 30. (Reuters/​Zohra Bensemra)
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A Pakistani boy plays with his kite in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad on March 30. (Reuters/​Zohra Bensemra)

 A supporter holding a U.S. flag waits for the "Dragoon Ride" U.S. Army convoy to arrive at a Czech Army barracks in Prague on March 30. (epa/Filip Singer)
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 A supporter holding a U.S. flag waits for the "Dragoon Ride" U.S. Army convoy to arrive at a Czech Army barracks in Prague on March 30. (epa/Filip Singer)

Farmers unload pumpkins from a boat on the banks of the River Ganges in the northern Indian city of Allahabad. (Reuters/​Jitendra Prakash)
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Farmers unload pumpkins from a boat on the banks of the River Ganges in the northern Indian city of Allahabad. (Reuters/​Jitendra Prakash)

An Afghan man sorts plant seeds to be roasted at a factory in Herat. (epa/Jalil Rezayee)
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An Afghan man sorts plant seeds to be roasted at a factory in Herat. (epa/Jalil Rezayee)

South Korean marine amphibious assault vehicles fire smoke shells to land on the seashore during a joint landing operation by U.S. and South Korean marines in the southeastern port of Pohang. (AFP/Jung Yeon-je)
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South Korean marine amphibious assault vehicles fire smoke shells to land on the seashore during a joint landing operation by U.S. and South Korean marines in the southeastern port of Pohang. (AFP/Jung Yeon-je)

Belarusian Catholics carry a wooden cross as they take part in a procession celebrating Palm Sunday in the town of Oshmiany, northwest of Minsk, on March 29. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)
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Belarusian Catholics carry a wooden cross as they take part in a procession celebrating Palm Sunday in the town of Oshmiany, northwest of Minsk, on March 29. (Reuters/Vasily Fedosenko)

Afghan boys carry foreign-made spare car parts as they cross into Pakistan through the rugged mountainous Toorkham border crossing. (epa/Ghulamullah Habibi)
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Afghan boys carry foreign-made spare car parts as they cross into Pakistan through the rugged mountainous Toorkham border crossing. (epa/Ghulamullah Habibi)

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