Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

  • A woman cries while praying during a candlelight vigil for passengers of the capsized ferry Sewol in Ansa Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • An explosion is seen during a car bomb attack at a Shi'ite political organisation's rally in Baghdad ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • A woman bandages the head of a pro-Russian activist injured outside the Mariupol town hall, East Ukraine Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides the multiple-rocket launching drill of women's sub-units under KPA Unit 851 Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Relatives of victims killed in the collapse of Rana Plaza mourn on the first year anniversary of the accident, as they gather in Savar ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • A TV cameraman films a cat at the cat cafe in New York ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Boys play soccer on the main street of Kilometre 5 (PK5), a predominately Muslim neighbourhood of Bangui ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Member of the Civil Defence and a resident pass a fire at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Assad in Aleppo ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • A student from the General Yermolov Cadet School holds two rifles during a two-day field exercise near the village of Sengileyevskoye Nadhirah Kamarudin Reuters

  • A protester lies on the ground injured after being hit by a SUV vehicle during an anti-government protest in Caracas Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • Keflezighi of the U.S. reacts after winning the men's division of the 118th running of the Boston Marathon in Boston ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Obama acts out the line "gnashed their terrible teeth" from the children's book "Where the Wild Things Are" during the 136th annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Supporters of Hindu nationalist Modi climb up the poles of a temporary tent to get a glimpse of Modi during an election campaign rally at Mathura Karishma Singh Reuters

  • Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William watch their son Prince George look at a Bilby during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Family members of a missing passenger onboard the South Korean ferry Sewol rest at a gymnasium in the port city of Jindo Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Firefighters try to douse a fire at a cotton factory in Allahabad ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • A large TVS (tornadic vortex signature) thunderstorm supercell passes over storm chaser Brad Mack in Graham, Texas Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • An anti-Balaka militiaman poses for a photograph next to a checkpoint on a dirt road near the town of Yaloke Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Relatives and friends of Douglas Rafael da Silva Pereira, 25, mourn during his burial in Rio de Janeiro Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • A Ukrainian security force officer is deployed at a checkpoint set on fire and left by pro-Russian separatists near Slaviansk Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Brydie and her brother Flynn McDonald from Britain look at the tombstones of Australian soldiers at the Ariburnu Memorial in Anzac Cove in Gallipoli ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser