Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

  • A man is doused with milk and sprayed with mist after being hit by an eye irritant from security forces trying to disperse demonstrators protesting against the shooting of Brown in Ferguson � Adrees Latif / Reuters

  • Hamas militants grab Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel in Gaza City � Stringer . / Reuters

  • Tracer bullets ricochet off their targets as Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force tanks fire their machine guns during a night session of an annual training exercise in Gotemba � Yuya Shino / Reuters

  • A man gets his shave done by a roadside barber as another reads a newspaper while waiting for his turn, in New Delhi � Anindito Mukherjee / Reuters

  • Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia � Stringer . / Reuters

  • Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined Iraqi army to fight against militants of Islamic State, takes part in field training in Najaf � STRINGER Iraq / Reuters

  • Fernanda Rodrigues of Brazil looks at the ball as she serves to Belgium during their FIVB Women's Volleyball World Grand Prix 2014 final round match in Tokyo � Yuya Shino / Reuters

  • Security forces charge demonstrators after being hit by water bottles during a protest against the shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson � Adrees Latif / Reuters

  • A femal dog feeds two-day-old tiger cubs and her puppy at a zoo in Hefei � Jianan Yu / Reuters

  • A slipper lies near bloodstains on street after recent shelling in settlement of Makiivka, on outskirts of Donetsk � Maxim Shemetov / Reuters

  • Devotees try to form a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing curd during the celebrations to mark the Hindu festival of Janmashtami in Mumbai � Suntanta Aditya / Reuters

  • A Ukrainian serviceman shoots with a grenade launcher after seeing something suspicious at a military camp in Luhansk region � Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

  • A police officer raises his weapon at a car speeding in his general direction during further protests in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown near Ferguson, Missouri � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • Giant inflatable rubber duck installation by Dutch artist Hofman floats through the Port of Los Angeles as part of the Tall Ships Festival, in San Pedro � Lucy Nicholson / Reuters

  • Palestinians carry the body of Abu Shammala during his funeral in Rafah � Ibraheem Abu Mustafa / Reuter

  • Conil Vila of Argentina pulls down the shorts of Fartass of France during their Rugby Sevens Final match at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing � China Daily China Daily Infor

  • Residential houses and farmlands are seen on the banks of Yalu River in North Korean city of Manpo � Jacky Chen / Reuters

  • Masked individuals carry items out of a liquor store, during on-going demonstrations to protest against the shooting of Michael Brown, in Ferguson � Lucas Jackson / Reuters

  • Men sleep covered with a mosquito net on a bridge above a train station outside Yangon � Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters

  • Kurdish Peshmerga forces stand guard near the town of Makhmur, south of Erbil, capital of Iraqi Kurdistan after Islamic State (IS) insurgents withdrew � Youssef Boudlal / Reuters

  • Man pushes a burning tyre during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank City of Hebron � Mohamad Torokman / Reuters

  • Fire brigade paramedic carries medical equipment into special ambulance during drill in Frankfurt � Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters