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Photos Of The Week -- December 3-9

Greek violence, Kabul bombing, Russian unrest, and Durban climate change talks

A Greek protester in Athens throws a petrol bomb at riot police during demonstrations on December 6 to mark the 2008 shooting of a student by police. (Photo for Reuters by Yannis Behrakis)
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A Greek protester in Athens throws a petrol bomb at riot police during demonstrations on December 6 to mark the 2008 shooting of a student by police. (Photo for Reuters by Yannis Behrakis)

An activist from the British charity Oxfam stages a protest during UN climate change talks in Durban, South Africa, on December 9. (Photo for AFP by Stephane De Sakutin)
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An activist from the British charity Oxfam stages a protest during UN climate change talks in Durban, South Africa, on December 9. (Photo for AFP by Stephane De Sakutin)

A man in downtown Belgrade walks past graffiti reading "Never in the EU" on December 8. (Photo for Reuters by Marko Djurica)
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A man in downtown Belgrade walks past graffiti reading "Never in the EU" on December 8. (Photo for Reuters by Marko Djurica)

Ethnic Serbs stand by a barbed-wire barricade erected by KFOR soldiers at a roadblock near the village of Jagnjenica in northern Kosovo on December 6 (Photo for AFP by Sasa Djordjevic)
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Ethnic Serbs stand by a barbed-wire barricade erected by KFOR soldiers at a roadblock near the village of Jagnjenica in northern Kosovo on December 6 (Photo for AFP by Sasa Djordjevic)

Czech President Vaclav Klaus (left) with President Dmitry Medvedev before a news conference at Prague Castle on December 8 during a two-day state visit by the Russian leader. (Photo for Reuters by Petr Josek)
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Czech President Vaclav Klaus (left) with President Dmitry Medvedev before a news conference at Prague Castle on December 8 during a two-day state visit by the Russian leader. (Photo for Reuters by Petr Josek)

Pro-Kremlin and opposition demonstrators shout at each other during rallies held in Moscow on December 6 in the wake of parliamentary elections that were controversially won by the ruling United Russia party. (Photo for ITAR-TASS by Maksim Novikov)
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Pro-Kremlin and opposition demonstrators shout at each other during rallies held in Moscow on December 6 in the wake of parliamentary elections that were controversially won by the ruling United Russia party. (Photo for ITAR-TASS by Maksim Novikov)

A Syrian girl holds a Kurdish flag during an antigovernment demonstration in the town of Amude on December 6. (Photo by Reuters)
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A Syrian girl holds a Kurdish flag during an antigovernment demonstration in the town of Amude on December 6. (Photo by Reuters)

A hunter releases his tame golden eagle during an annual hunting competition outside Almaty in Kazakhstan on December 9. (Photo for Reuters by Shamil Zhumatov)
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A hunter releases his tame golden eagle during an annual hunting competition outside Almaty in Kazakhstan on December 9. (Photo for Reuters by Shamil Zhumatov)

NATO oil tankers and goods trucks are set ablaze during an attack by gunmen in Quetta, Pakistan, on December 8. (Photo by RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
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NATO oil tankers and goods trucks are set ablaze during an attack by gunmen in Quetta, Pakistan, on December 8. (Photo by RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)

People react seconds after a suicide blast targeting a Shi'ite Muslim gathering in Kabul on December 6. (Photo for Reuters by Najibullah Musafer)
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People react seconds after a suicide blast targeting a Shi'ite Muslim gathering in Kabul on December 6. (Photo for Reuters by Najibullah Musafer)

Shi'a Muslims surrounded by the dead and injured react following a bomb attack on a Shi'ite religious ceremony in the center of Kabul on December 6. (Photo for AFP by Massoud Hossaini)
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Shi'a Muslims surrounded by the dead and injured react following a bomb attack on a Shi'ite religious ceremony in the center of Kabul on December 6. (Photo for AFP by Massoud Hossaini)

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