Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

  • Villagers run on ash during the eruption of Mount Sinabung volcano near Gamber village in Karo district Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Pro-European integration protesters carry Molotov cocktails during clashes with police in Kiev Thomas White Reuters

  • A Palestinian man looks out a window beside bloodstains on the wall of a house at the scene of an Israeli air strike in Beit Hanoun in Gaza Thomas White Reuters

  • A man stands by a fence at the edge of a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) at the airport of the capital Bangui Thomas White Reuters

  • Pro-European integration protesters gather at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev Thomas White Reuters

  • Senior Syrian opposition member Haitham al-Maleh sits alone during the second session of the Geneva-2 peace conference in Montreux Thomas White Reuters

  • A Japanese Macaque soaks in a hot spring at a snow-covered valley in Yamanouchi town Thomas White Reuters

  • Patients pray for donors before they eat their meal at Mayanchaung Leprosy Hospice, Halegu township, Yangon Division Canice Leung Reuters

  • French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier and burlesque star Dita Von Teese appear at the end of hisHaute Couture Spring/Summer 2014 fashion show in Paris Canice Leung Reuters

  • A man runs as he carries a child who survived from what activists say was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, at al-Ferdaws in Aleppo Thomas White Reuters

  • Robert Burck, also known as the original 'Naked Cowboy', performs in a snow storm on the streets of Times Square, New York Thomas White Reuters

  • Ukrainian riot police reacts after being hit by a petrol bomb during clashes with pro-European integration protesters in Kiev Thomas White Reuters

  • A view of houses swept away during heavy flooding brought by tropical depression "Agaton", in Butuan city Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Bonanno crime family leader Vincent Asaro is escorted by FBI agents from their Manhattan offices in New York Thomas White Reuters

  • Fishermen in wetsuits hunt dolphins at a cove in Taiji Thomas White Reuters

  • A pro-European protester throws a burning tyre during clashes with riot policemen in Kiev Thomas White Reuters

  • U.S. Secretary of State Kerry talks to UAE Foreign Minister bin Zayed Al Nahyan prior to peace talks in Montreux Thomas White Reuters

  • A worker inspects the Christ the Redeemer statue which was damaged during lightning storms in Rio de Janeiro Tom Peters Thomson Reuters

  • Riot police officers pose for a picture near burnt vehicles as smoke rises in the background during clashes with pro-European protesters in Kiev Thomas White Reuters

  • A girl embraces her mother in a madrasa, hosting internally displaced persons (IDPs) in a Muslim neighbourhood in the capital Bangui Tom Peters Thomson Reuters