This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 12 November, 2019
Advertisement

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

A PET SQUIRREL, a mass wedding, and candy floss in a cemetery: it’s a crazy, mixed-up world out there. Here’s this week’s collection of the best images from around the globe.

The week in photos
1 / 31
  • Sweet as candy

    Jose Antonio Gonzalez, 10, waits for customers to to sell candy floss at La Verbena cemetery in Guatemala City (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
  • River ruin

    Oil sticks to the grass along side the Yellowstone River in Montana after an ExxonMobil pipeline ruptured and spilled an estimated 1,000 barrels of crude (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart)
  • Sunset skyline

    The New York City skyline at sunset on Independence Day, July 4 (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
  • On yer bike

    A man and five children ride a motorcycle in Rawalpindi, Pakistan (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
  • Silent witness

    Bosnian worker Edib Vraco sorts name tags on 613 coffins of victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre victims, which will soon finally buried. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
  • In custody

    Suspected IRA dissident Michael Campbell before a court session in Vilnius, Lithuania. He is accused of trying to buy guns and explosives (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
  • Bullish behaviour

    An animal falls during the second running of the bulls in Pamplona, northern Spain (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
  • Hands high

    Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar, India (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
  • Hot property

    Crowds at the Allsop Space auction of distressed properties in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin (Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland)
  • All dressed up

    Children sit in front of a picture of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi before a group wedding party for 25 couples in Tripoli (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)
  • Space to rest

    A man sleeps on the hood of his car while waiting for the space shuttle Atlantis to launch in Florida (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
  • Piled high

    Sonam Tsering, 79, inspects stacks of 'khapse', or Tibetan sweet crispies, at a temple in Dharmsala, India (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
  • In the can

    Scrap metal is processed for recycling at Ed Arnold Scrap Processors in Corfu, New York state (AP Photo/David Duprey)
  • Soldier on

    Pakistani soldier, Ismail Mirzam, 25, looks on as he stands guard in a village on the border with Afghanistan (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
  • Cut some rug

    Part of the carpet market at Tehran's old main bazaar, Iran (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
  • Empty walls

    Homes burned out in a May wildfire stand derelict in Slave Lake, Canada (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
  • In the dumps

    An elderly woman searches the trash for useful items in Port-au-Prince, Haiti (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
  • Masked men

    Palestinian militants from the militant Al Ansar Brigades training in the Gaza Strip (AP Photo/Ashraf Amra)
  • On the sunny side

    An engineer walks between panels at a new 'solar farm' on the site of a disused tin mine in Cornwall (Ben Birchall/PA Wire)
  • After the smash

    A train passes by the wreckage after another train hit a bus at Kanshiramnagar, India. At least 35 people died (AP Photo/Pankaj Nangia)
  • The march of independence

    Military police participate in an independence rehearsal procession in Juba, southern Sudan, as the government makes preparations to celebrate its independence from the north (AP Photo/Pete Muller)
  • Squirrelled away

    A pet squirrel is tied to a chair outside a pet shop in Beijing, China (AP Photo)
  • Pucker up

    Two women kiss a lipstick-smeared cutout of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in Red Square, Moscow, to mark International Kissing Day (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
  • Rebel yell

    A defected soldier shouts slogans during a demonstration by anti-government protestors in Sanaa, Yemen (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
  • Brassed off

    Campaigners against the cuts at Roscommon Hospital protest outside Leinster House, Dublin (Julien Behal/PA Wire)
  • Crowning glory

    Hindu priests at the 16th-century Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple complex in Trivandrum, India. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
  • Naked anger

    Ukrainian police detain a member of a women's activist group during protests against a move to raise the retirement age for women (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
  • Getting a head

    A woman walks past pig heads displayed at a market in Jakarta, Indonesia (AP Photo/Irwin Fedriansyah)
  • Homecoming

    Family and frends at Dublin Airport as the Irish Special Olympic Team arrive home from Athens (Sasko Lazarov/Photocall)
  • Talent travels

    Former Britain's Got Talent sensation Susan Boyle dances while appearing as a guest on China's Got Talent in Beijing (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
  • Smoke signals

    A Hindu holy woman smokes cannabis during the Karchi Festival near Agartala, India (AP Photo/Sushanta Das)

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

Michael Freeman

Read next:

COMMENTS (3)