Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

  • Palestinian children hold guns as they celebrate with others what they said was a victory over Israel, following a ceasefire in Gaza City � Suhaib Salem / Reuters

  • Michael Lucarelli runs from the media as he leaves the federal court building after posting bail in the Manhattan � Carlo Allegri / Reuters

  • Fallen wine bottles are seen at Cult Following Wine Bar after an earthquake in Napa, California � Stephen Lam / Reuters

  • The mother of Palestinian militant Mahmoud Abbas, who medics said was killed by an Israeli air strike, mourns next to his body during his funeral in Gaza City � Suhaib Salem / Reuters

  • Ukrainian servicemen are seen at their position during fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian town of Ilovaysk � Stringer . / Reuters

  • An activist, demanding justice for the shooting death of teen Michael Brown, outlines a man lying on the pavement in front of City Hall in downtown St. Louis, Missouri � Adrees Latif / Reuters

  • Sarah Silverman poses with her Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special award at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles � Mike Blake / Reuters

  • Michael Brown Sr, yells out as his son's casket is lowered into the ground at St. Peter's Cemetery in St. Louis � POOL New / Reuters

  • Taiwan's Chang Wei-Lin competes during the men's 10,000m race walk at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing � Aly Song / Reuters

  • Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano erupts near Banos � Stringer . / Reuters

  • Armed pro-Russian separatists (R) escort a column of Ukrainian prisoners of war as they walk across central Donetsk � Maxim Shemetov / Reuters

  • Coffins containing bodies of migrants who died are carried off a navy ship at the Sicilian harbour of Augusta � Antonio Parrinello / Reuters

  • Italian actress Capotondi attends the red carpet for the movie "La Rancon de la gloire" (The Price of Fame) at the 71st Venice Film Festival � Tony Gentile / Reuters

  • A Pro-Russian separatist stands near the damaged war memorial at Savur-Mohyla � Maxim Shemetov / Reuters

  • Men carry a dead child at a site hit by what activists said were two air strikes by forces of Syria's President Assad in Douma in the eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus � Bassam Khabieh / Reuters

  • Beyonce performs a medley of songs with a group of thong-clad dancers lying nearby during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in Inglewood � Mario Anzuoni / Reuters

  • Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect who fled the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, wait for aid at an abandoned building that they are using as their main residence, outside the city of Dohuk � Youssef Boudlal / Reuters

  • Britain's Josh Collins riding Spook a Little competes in the team reining competition and 1st individual qualifying at the World Equestrian Games at the d'Ornano stadium in Caen � Regis Duvignau / Reuters

  • Palestinians sit on a couch as they return to the remains of their house, after a ceasefire was declared, in the east of Gaza City � Suhaib Salem / Reuters

  • Servicemen sit atop an armoured vehicle as they travel through the steppe near the village of Krasnodarovka in Rostov region � Reuters Staff / Reuters

  • Picture shows magma along a 1-km-long fissure in a lava field north of the Vatnajokull glacier, which covers part of Bardarbunga volcano system � Stringer . / Reuters

  • Ukrainian servicemen play basketball in a school building in the eastern Ukrainian town of Ilovaysk � Stringer . / Reuters

  • Curtis, an American writer released this week after nearly two years of captivity in Syria, pauses while talking to reporters near his mother's home in Cambridge � Brian Snyder / Reuters

  • A swimmer catches a wave at "The Wedge" wave break in Newport Beach � Lucy Nicholson / Reuters

  • Thirty-one stunt riders balance on a motorcycle during dress rehearsals for the upcoming Independence Day celebrations in Kuala Lumpur � OLIVIA HARRIS / Reuters

  • A patient surnamed Hu goes through a medical check before a surgery at a hospital in Xi'an � China Daily China Daily Infor