Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

  • A fighter jet flies above as Ukrainian soldiers sit on an armoured personnel carrier in Kramatorsk Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Maritime police search for missing passengers near capsized South Korean ferry "Sewol" at the sea off Jindo Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Firefighters work to put out a fire in Valparaiso city. Nadhirah Kamarudin Reuters

  • The shoes of 2013 Boston Marathon bombing survivor J.P. Norden read "Boston Strong" as he stands at the finish line on the one-year anniversary of the bombings in Boston Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • The door through which Reeva Steenkamp was shot is displayed during Oscar Pistorius's murder trial in Pretoria Nadhirah Kamarudin Reuters

  • The moon is shown in eclipse in Brasilia Nadhirah Kamarudin Reuters

  • U.S. first lady Obama has stickers put on her face by 20-month-old Oppelt during visit with children at Fisher House at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • An injured man walks along a street after what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's al-Myassar neighbourhood Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • A gaucho rides a wild horse during the annual celebration of Criolla Week in Montevideo ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • An Ukrainian soldier takes cover behind a tree as pro-Russia protesters gathered in front of a Ukrainian airbase in Kramatorsk Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Volunteers light candles during the "Light of Peace in the Philippines" event in Oton town at Iloilo province Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Children stand during rain in front of Saint Michel Catholic church in the town of Boda Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Singer Regine Chassagne and her husband lead vocalist Win Butler of rock band Arcade Fire perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio Nadhirah Kamarudin Reuters

  • A Hindu holy man touches a girl with his foot as part of a ritual to bless her during a religious procession to mark the Gajan festival in Kolkata Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Aviv sits with an "I am a bully" sign at a street corner in the Cleveland suburb of South Euclid Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • An anti-government protester fires a rudimentary mortar at the police during a protest in Caracas Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • Free Army fighters walk in a field of flowers during a reconnaissance mission on the Heesh front, in Idlib Yuanlin Koh Reuters

  • Protesters on horseback ride on the hills above a rally site in Bunkerville, Nevada ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Zac Efron accepts the award for best shirtless performance for "That Awkward Moment" as his shirt is ripped open by presenter Rita Ora at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles Tom Peters Thomson Reuters