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Photos Of The Week #7

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

A pedestrian walks past portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il-Sung (left) and Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang on February 17. (AFP/Ed Jones)
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A pedestrian walks past portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il-Sung (left) and Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang on February 17. (AFP/Ed Jones)

Pakistani security personnel stand guard at a Muslim Sufi shrine where a deadly bomb attack killed more than 80 people, including many children. (epa/Nadeem Khawer)
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Pakistani security personnel stand guard at a Muslim Sufi shrine where a deadly bomb attack killed more than 80 people, including many children. (epa/Nadeem Khawer)

A man catches some rays of sunshine in central St. Petersburg. (epa/Anatoly Maltsev)
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A man catches some rays of sunshine in central St. Petersburg. (epa/Anatoly Maltsev)

Afghan refugees, who have voluntarily returned home from neighboring Pakistan, ride a cycle near their temporary shelters in Laghman Province. (epa/Ghullamullah Habibi)
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Afghan refugees, who have voluntarily returned home from neighboring Pakistan, ride a cycle near their temporary shelters in Laghman Province. (epa/Ghullamullah Habibi)

A girl feeds gulls on the shores of Ohrid Lake in Macedonia. (Reuters/Ognen Teofilovski)
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A girl feeds gulls on the shores of Ohrid Lake in Macedonia. (Reuters/Ognen Teofilovski)

A Yemeni man checks the site of an air raid that hit a funeral reception in the Arhab district, north of the capital Sanaa, on February 16. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
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A Yemeni man checks the site of an air raid that hit a funeral reception in the Arhab district, north of the capital Sanaa, on February 16. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)

A man walks on a bridge crossing over a stream near a Kibbutz in Israel's southern Negev desert. (Reuters/Amir Cohen)
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A man walks on a bridge crossing over a stream near a Kibbutz in Israel's southern Negev desert. (Reuters/Amir Cohen)

Afghan refugees, who have voluntarily returned from neighboring Pakistan with assistance from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), attend an open-air school outside their temporary shelters in Laghman Province. (epa/Ghulamullah Habibi)
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Afghan refugees, who have voluntarily returned from neighboring Pakistan with assistance from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), attend an open-air school outside their temporary shelters in Laghman Province. (epa/Ghulamullah Habibi)

A woman wearing a burka leaves a polling booth after voting during state-assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, India on February 15. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton)
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A woman wearing a burka leaves a polling booth after voting during state-assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, India on February 15. (Reuters/Cathal McNaughton)

Two Bahraini protesters confront riot police during a demonstration to mark the 6th anniversary of the February 14 uprising in 2011. (Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed)
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Two Bahraini protesters confront riot police during a demonstration to mark the 6th anniversary of the February 14 uprising in 2011. (Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed)

An Indian man washes dishes in an ornamental pond in central New Delhi. (AFP/Dominique Faget)
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An Indian man washes dishes in an ornamental pond in central New Delhi. (AFP/Dominique Faget)

An elderly woman shivers with cold as she passes a decoration in the shape of a heart and the letters "Love" on Valentine's Day in Kyiv on February 14. (AFP/Serhey Supinsky)
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An elderly woman shivers with cold as she passes a decoration in the shape of a heart and the letters "Love" on Valentine's Day in Kyiv on February 14. (AFP/Serhey Supinsky)

Macedonian security forces perform an exercise after finishing three weeks of training with U.S. Navy Seals in Skopje on February 13. (epa/Georgi Licovski)
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Macedonian security forces perform an exercise after finishing three weeks of training with U.S. Navy Seals in Skopje on February 13. (epa/Georgi Licovski)

A tamed golden eagle attacks a corsac fox during an annual hunting contest in Chengelsy Gorge east of Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Reuters/Shamil Zhumatov)
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A tamed golden eagle attacks a corsac fox during an annual hunting contest in Chengelsy Gorge east of Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Reuters/Shamil Zhumatov)

Pakistani artists perform a Sufi dance during the Mystic Music Sufi Festival in Lahore. (AFP/Arif Ali)
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Pakistani artists perform a Sufi dance during the Mystic Music Sufi Festival in Lahore. (AFP/Arif Ali)

A boy from Iraq plays on rail tracks close to a refugee camp in Gevgelija, Macedonia. (AFP/Robert Atanasovski)
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A boy from Iraq plays on rail tracks close to a refugee camp in Gevgelija, Macedonia. (AFP/Robert Atanasovski)

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