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Photos Of The Week #46

Some of the most compelling photographs from RFE/RL's coverage area and beyond for the 46th week of 2017. For more photo galleries, see our Picture This archive.

The funeral of 26 young female migrants in the Monumental Cemetery of Salerno, Italy. The bodies of the victims were recovered from the Mediterranean Sea by the Spanish ship Cantabria on November 5. (epa-EFE/Ciro Fusco)
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The funeral of 26 young female migrants in the Monumental Cemetery of Salerno, Italy. The bodies of the victims were recovered from the Mediterranean Sea by the Spanish ship Cantabria on November 5. (epa-EFE/Ciro Fusco)

Rohingya refugee children struggle as they wait to receive food outside a distribution center at the Palong Khali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. (Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar)
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Rohingya refugee children struggle as they wait to receive food outside a distribution center at the Palong Khali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. (Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar)

A replica of the Statue of Liberty emits smoke from its torch in a work created by Danish artist Jens Galschiot and displayed at the Rheinaue park during the COP23 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. (AFP/Patrik Stollarz)
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A replica of the Statue of Liberty emits smoke from its torch in a work created by Danish artist Jens Galschiot and displayed at the Rheinaue park during the COP23 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. (AFP/Patrik Stollarz)

People hold their mobile phones to create the shape of a giant ribbon in front of the Generalitat palace -- the Catalan government headquarters -- at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona during a demonstration calling for the release of jailed Catalan separatist leaders Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart. (AFP/Pau Barrena)
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People hold their mobile phones to create the shape of a giant ribbon in front of the Generalitat palace -- the Catalan government headquarters -- at Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona during a demonstration calling for the release of jailed Catalan separatist leaders Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart. (AFP/Pau Barrena)

A man rows a boat filled with straw on the waters of Nageen Lake on a cold morning in Srinagar, India. (Reuters/Danish Ismail)
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A man rows a boat filled with straw on the waters of Nageen Lake on a cold morning in Srinagar, India. (Reuters/Danish Ismail)

A Syrian woman walks past damaged buildings in Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta. (Reuters/Bassam Khabieh)
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A Syrian woman walks past damaged buildings in Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta. (Reuters/Bassam Khabieh)

Pakistani police officers gather under a tree during a heavy rain near an Islamabad court where ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeared on November 15 to face corruption charges. (AFP/Aamir Qureshi)
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Pakistani police officers gather under a tree during a heavy rain near an Islamabad court where ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeared on November 15 to face corruption charges. (AFP/Aamir Qureshi)

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visit the New Jerusalem Orthodox Monastery near the town of Istra, some 70 kilometers outside of Moscow. (AFP/Yekaterina Shtukina)
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visit the New Jerusalem Orthodox Monastery near the town of Istra, some 70 kilometers outside of Moscow. (AFP/Yekaterina Shtukina)

An Indian man feeds seagulls on the Yamuna River in New Delhi. (AFP/Dominique Faget)
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An Indian man feeds seagulls on the Yamuna River in New Delhi. (AFP/Dominique Faget)

Women work on saffron production during the Saffron Festival in Herat, Afghanistan. In the Western province of Herat, 90 percent of poppy farmers have switched to growing the pricey spice, according to the Afghan Ministry of Counternarcotics. (AP/Hamed Sarfarazi)
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Women work on saffron production during the Saffron Festival in Herat, Afghanistan. In the Western province of Herat, 90 percent of poppy farmers have switched to growing the pricey spice, according to the Afghan Ministry of Counternarcotics. (AP/Hamed Sarfarazi)

A man watches Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jets of the Russian Knights aerobatic team perform stunts at the 2017 Dubai Air Show. (TASS/Marina Lystseva)
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A man watches Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jets of the Russian Knights aerobatic team perform stunts at the 2017 Dubai Air Show. (TASS/Marina Lystseva)

Workers use heavy machinery to remove a dead sperm whale, one of four to die after becoming stranded on a beach in Aceh Besar, Aceh Province, Indonesia. (Reuters/Antara Foto/Irwansyah Putra)
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Workers use heavy machinery to remove a dead sperm whale, one of four to die after becoming stranded on a beach in Aceh Besar, Aceh Province, Indonesia. (Reuters/Antara Foto/Irwansyah Putra)

An Afghan laborer unloads a sack of coal from a truck at a coal yard in Kabul. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
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An Afghan laborer unloads a sack of coal from a truck at a coal yard in Kabul. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)

An Iranian girl looks through a salvaged mirror from a building damaged in the November 12 earthquake in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab in the western Kermanshah Province near the border with Iraq. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
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An Iranian girl looks through a salvaged mirror from a building damaged in the November 12 earthquake in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab in the western Kermanshah Province near the border with Iraq. (AFP/Atta Kenare)

An elderly woman sits near tents erected for victims of the earthquake in the city of Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran's Kermanshah Province on November 14. (epa-EFE/Abedin Taherkenareh)
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An elderly woman sits near tents erected for victims of the earthquake in the city of Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran's Kermanshah Province on November 14. (epa-EFE/Abedin Taherkenareh)

A boat escorts a stranded humpback whale back to deeper waters in Qidong in China's eastern Jiangsu Province. (AFP)
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A boat escorts a stranded humpback whale back to deeper waters in Qidong in China's eastern Jiangsu Province. (AFP)

Antonina Yermokhina, 86, does physical exercises during her daily training session on the embankment of the Yenisei River in the Siberian town of Divnogorsk. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)
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Antonina Yermokhina, 86, does physical exercises during her daily training session on the embankment of the Yenisei River in the Siberian town of Divnogorsk. (Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)

A woman walks across a field on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India. (Reuters/Saumya Khandelwal)
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A woman walks across a field on a smoggy morning in New Delhi, India. (Reuters/Saumya Khandelwal)

Residents huddle by a fire in an open area following a 7.3-magnitude earthquake at Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran's Kermanshah Province on November 13. (AFP/ISNA/Pouria Pakizeh)
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Residents huddle by a fire in an open area following a 7.3-magnitude earthquake at Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran's Kermanshah Province on November 13. (AFP/ISNA/Pouria Pakizeh)

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with his Philippines counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, as they participate in the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Summit in Manila on November 13. (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with his Philippines counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, as they participate in the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Summit in Manila on November 13. (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)

Protesters clash with riot police as they try to march towards the U.S. Embassy during a rally against U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Manila. (Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha)
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Protesters clash with riot police as they try to march towards the U.S. Embassy during a rally against U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Manila. (Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha)

A balloon shaped like the famous Christ The Redeemer statue that overlooks the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro floats at sunrise above Sydney, Australia as part of an advertisement campaign for an online betting company. (Reuters/Steve Christo)
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A balloon shaped like the famous Christ The Redeemer statue that overlooks the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro floats at sunrise above Sydney, Australia as part of an advertisement campaign for an online betting company. (Reuters/Steve Christo)

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