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Photos Of The Week -- January 14-20

The "Costa Concordia," Romanian riots, feminist demonstrations, and Christian Orthodox Epiphany celebrations.

The "Costa Concordia" cruise ship, which ran aground and keeled over with more than 4,000 people on board near the Italian island of Giglio on January 14. (AFP)
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The "Costa Concordia" cruise ship, which ran aground and keeled over with more than 4,000 people on board near the Italian island of Giglio on January 14. (AFP)

Captured Taliban insurgents are presented to the media in Herat, Afghanistan, on January 15. (AFP/Aref Karimi)
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Captured Taliban insurgents are presented to the media in Herat, Afghanistan, on January 15. (AFP/Aref Karimi)

A child shouts antigovernment slogans as he holds a Romanian flag on a statue in Piata Universitatii Square during protests against austerity measures in Bucharest on January 15. (AFP/Daniel Mihailescu)
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A child shouts antigovernment slogans as he holds a Romanian flag on a statue in Piata Universitatii Square during protests against austerity measures in Bucharest on January 15. (AFP/Daniel Mihailescu)

Youths stand by a fire lit by protesters after antiausterity demonstrations turned violent in the center of Bucharest on January 15. (AFP/Andrei Pungovschi)
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Youths stand by a fire lit by protesters after antiausterity demonstrations turned violent in the center of Bucharest on January 15. (AFP/Andrei Pungovschi)

Local Baluch girls lean on the walls of a man-made cave in Tiss village in the suburb of the port city of Chabahar, Iran, on January 16. (REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi)
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Local Baluch girls lean on the walls of a man-made cave in Tiss village in the suburb of the port city of Chabahar, Iran, on January 16. (REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi)

A family travels on a donkey cart amid dense fog on a cold morning in Lahore, Pakistan, on January 18. (REUTERS/Mohsin Raza)
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A family travels on a donkey cart amid dense fog on a cold morning in Lahore, Pakistan, on January 18. (REUTERS/Mohsin Raza)

People swim in the ice-cold waters of Lake Ohrid, Macedonia, to search for a cross during Epiphany celebrations on January 19. (REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski)
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People swim in the ice-cold waters of Lake Ohrid, Macedonia, to search for a cross during Epiphany celebrations on January 19. (REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski)

A Orthodox Christian woman takes the plunge during Epiphany celebrations in Minsk, Belarus on January 18. (AFP/Victor Drachev)
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A Orthodox Christian woman takes the plunge during Epiphany celebrations in Minsk, Belarus on January 18. (AFP/Victor Drachev)

A man crosses himself while swimming in an ice hole in the Sea of Japan in subzero temperatures during celebrations for Russian Orthodox Epiphany in Amur Bay on January 18. (REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev)
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A man crosses himself while swimming in an ice hole in the Sea of Japan in subzero temperatures during celebrations for Russian Orthodox Epiphany in Amur Bay on January 18. (REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev)

A man kisses a wooden cross that he managed to catch after it was thrown by a priest into the waters of the Nisava River during Orthodox Christian Epiphany celebrations in Nis, Serbia, on January 19. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov)
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A man kisses a wooden cross that he managed to catch after it was thrown by a priest into the waters of the Nisava River during Orthodox Christian Epiphany celebrations in Nis, Serbia, on January 19. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov)

A man crosses himself after taking a dip in the icy water of the Bolshaya Almatinka river during Epiphany celebrations in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on January 19.  (REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov)
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A man crosses himself after taking a dip in the icy water of the Bolshaya Almatinka river during Epiphany celebrations in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on January 19.  (REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov)

Ukrainian army veterans take a dip in the freezing waters of the Dnieper River during Orthodox Epiphany celebrations in Kyiv on January 19. (REUTERS/Vladimir Sindeyev).
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Ukrainian army veterans take a dip in the freezing waters of the Dnieper River during Orthodox Epiphany celebrations in Kyiv on January 19. (REUTERS/Vladimir Sindeyev).

Demonstrators take part in a protest against the Egyptian Military Council on Tahrir Square in Cairo on January 20. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany)
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Demonstrators take part in a protest against the Egyptian Military Council on Tahrir Square in Cairo on January 20. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany)

Women in Jerusalem dance during a flash mob demonstration on January 17 against ultraorthodox Jews seeking gender separation in Israel. (REUTERS/Baz Ratner)
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Women in Jerusalem dance during a flash mob demonstration on January 17 against ultraorthodox Jews seeking gender separation in Israel. (REUTERS/Baz Ratner)

Activists from the Ukrainian women's rights group Femen protest against visa restrictions in front of the residence of the Indian ambassador in Kyiv on January 18. (REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)
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Activists from the Ukrainian women's rights group Femen protest against visa restrictions in front of the residence of the Indian ambassador in Kyiv on January 18. (REUTERS/Gleb Garanich)

Members of the radical feminist group "Pussy Riot" stage a performance on Red Square in Moscow on January 20. (REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov)
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Members of the radical feminist group "Pussy Riot" stage a performance on Red Square in Moscow on January 20. (REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov)

During a remembrance rally in Moscow, a Russian antifascist activist holds aloft a portrait of journalist Anastasia Baburova, who was shot dead by neo-Nazis along with lawyer Stanislav Markelov in January 2009. (RIA NOVOSTI/Andrey Stenin)
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During a remembrance rally in Moscow, a Russian antifascist activist holds aloft a portrait of journalist Anastasia Baburova, who was shot dead by neo-Nazis along with lawyer Stanislav Markelov in January 2009. (RIA NOVOSTI/Andrey Stenin)

Russian Police officers detain an anticorruption protester holding a photo of Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev, just outside the Interior Ministry headquarters in Moscow on January 18. (AFP/Andrey Smirnov)
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Russian Police officers detain an anticorruption protester holding a photo of Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev, just outside the Interior Ministry headquarters in Moscow on January 18. (AFP/Andrey Smirnov)

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (center) drinks a beer with soccer fans in a restaurant in St. Petersburg on January 19. (RIA-NOVOSTI/Yana Lapikova)
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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (center) drinks a beer with soccer fans in a restaurant in St. Petersburg on January 19. (RIA-NOVOSTI/Yana Lapikova)

Sailors from the "U.S.S. Dewey" provide food, water and medical supplies to distressed Iranian fishermen in the Arabian Sea on 18 January. (AFP PHOTO/US NAVY-- Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Keim)
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Sailors from the "U.S.S. Dewey" provide food, water and medical supplies to distressed Iranian fishermen in the Arabian Sea on 18 January. (AFP PHOTO/US NAVY-- Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Keim)

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