Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

  • Displaced people from minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to Islamic State in Sinjar town, walk towards Syrian border, on outskirts of Sinjar mountain � STRINGER Iraq / Reuters

  • Visitors run away as waves caused by a tidal bore surge past a barrier on the banks of Qiantang River, in Hangzhou � China Stringer Network / Reut

  • A protester throws back a smoke bomb while clashing with police in Ferguson, Missouri � Mario Anzuoni / Reuters

  • A competitor takes part in the first international waterfall jumping competition held in the old town of Jajce � Dado Ruvic / Reuters

  • Karampal Kaur teaches a yoga class in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago � Jim Young / Reuters

  • Displaced people, who fled from the violence in the province of Nineveh, arrive at Sulaimaniya province � STRINGER Iraq / Reuters

  • A man walks down a flooded road in Islip, New York � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • Displaced people from minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to Islamic State in Sinjar town, ride in trunk of car as they make way towards Syrian border, on outskirts of Sinjar mountain � STRINGER Iraq / Reuters

  • The supermoon is pictured behind the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro � Pilar Olivares / Reuters

  • A military helicopter flies above a Russian convoy of trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine, parked at a camp near Kamensk-Shakhtinsky � Maxim Shemetov / Reuters

  • Police officers keep watch while demonstrators protest the death of black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson � Mario Anzuoni / Reuters

  • Volunteers sit in wooden boxes at Parliament Square, to represent living conditions in Gaza, during a protest in London � Dylan Martinez / Reuters

  • Fireworks explode in front of the supermoon outside the town of Mosta, celebrating the feast of its patron saint, in central Malta � Darrin Zammit Lupi / Reuters

  • Men rush to help an injured man at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb at Qadi Askar district of Aleppo � Stringer . / Reuters

  • Physicians step out of disinfection chamber after cleaning their protective suits at quarantine station for patients with infectious diseases in Berlin � Thomas Peter / Reuters

  • A member of security forces watches as Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan casts a shadow as he addresses to supporters in front of the party headquarters in Ankara � Murad Sezer / Reuters

  • Fire is seen after an explosion in what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City � Suhaib Salem / Reuters

  • African migrants climb a border fence during a latest attempt to cross into Spanish territory, between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave of Melilla � Stringer . / Reuters

  • An armed pro-Russian separatist points at a bus riddled with bullet holes at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Donetsk � Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters

  • Students of Shaolin Tagou Martial Arts School are suspended in mid-air as they practise in a dress rehearsal for a stunt performance which is part of the opening ceremony of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, at a stadium in Nanjing � Donald Chan / Reuters

  • Man has his temperature taken using an infrared digital laser thermometer at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja � Afolabi Sotunde / Reuters

  • Pope Francis is seen on a giant screen after arriving for the Holy Mass at Daejeon World Cup stadium � POOL New / Reuters

  • A girl from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, rests at the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing in Fishkhabour � Youssef Boudlal / Reuters

  • Wife of U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene pats his casket during his funeral in Virginia � Larry Downing / Reuters