Best Pictures of the Week: Aug 30 - Sept 5

Updated On Sep 06, 2014 03:09 PM IST
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Indian Sikh devotees pay their respects during heavy rain at the Sikh Shrine Golden temple in Amritsar. (AFP/Narinder Nanu) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 06, 2014 03:09 PM IST

Indian Sikh devotees pay their respects during heavy rain at the Sikh Shrine Golden temple in Amritsar. (AFP/Narinder Nanu)

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Russian Federation, Moscow: August 30, 2014 Fireworks light the sky above Saint Basil's Cathedral during the "Spasskaya Tower" international military and music festival on Red Square in Moscow. The festival will be held until September 7. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 06, 2014 03:09 PM IST

Russian Federation, Moscow: August 30, 2014 Fireworks light the sky above Saint Basil's Cathedral during the "Spasskaya Tower" international military and music festival on Red Square in Moscow. The festival will be held until September 7. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev)

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China, Yichang: September 3, 2014 A man takes pictures of floodwater released from the Three Gorges Dam, a gigantic hydropower project on the Yangtze river, in Yichang, central China's Hubei province, after heavy downpours in the upper reaches of the dam caused the highest flood peak of the year. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 06, 2014 03:09 PM IST

China, Yichang: September 3, 2014 A man takes pictures of floodwater released from the Three Gorges Dam, a gigantic hydropower project on the Yangtze river, in Yichang, central China's Hubei province, after heavy downpours in the upper reaches of the dam caused the highest flood peak of the year. (AFP)

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Liberia, Banjol: September 4, 2014 A man infected with the Ebola virus lies unconscious in his house on at the small city of Banjol, 30 kilometers of Monrovia. The Ebola virus has killed over 1,500 people in four west African countries since the start of the year, spreading through contact with infected bodily fluids. (AFP/Dominique Faget) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 06, 2014 03:09 PM IST

Liberia, Banjol: September 4, 2014 A man infected with the Ebola virus lies unconscious in his house on at the small city of Banjol, 30 kilometers of Monrovia. The Ebola virus has killed over 1,500 people in four west African countries since the start of the year, spreading through contact with infected bodily fluids. (AFP/Dominique Faget)

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United Kingdom, London: September 3, 2014 A giant wooden hippopotamus created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman floats in the Thames in London. The sculpture named HippopoThames is 21-metre-long (69 feet) and is on display until September 28 as part of the Totally Thames festival. (AFP/Jack Taylor) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 06, 2014 03:09 PM IST

United Kingdom, London: September 3, 2014 A giant wooden hippopotamus created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman floats in the Thames in London. The sculpture named HippopoThames is 21-metre-long (69 feet) and is on display until September 28 as part of the Totally Thames festival. (AFP/Jack Taylor)

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Slovakia, Lomnicky Stit: September 04, 2014 A long time exposed picture taken by night shows Slovakia's High Tatras mountains seen from the Solar observatory station on the Lomnicky Stit peak. (AFP/Joe Klamar) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 06, 2014 03:09 PM IST

Slovakia, Lomnicky Stit: September 04, 2014 A long time exposed picture taken by night shows Slovakia's High Tatras mountains seen from the Solar observatory station on the Lomnicky Stit peak. (AFP/Joe Klamar)

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Papua New Guinea, Rabaul: August 30, 2014 Smoke and ash fills the air as Mount Tavurvur erupts in Rabaul in eastern Papua New Guinea. (AFP/Ness Kerton) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 06, 2014 03:09 PM IST

Papua New Guinea, Rabaul: August 30, 2014 Smoke and ash fills the air as Mount Tavurvur erupts in Rabaul in eastern Papua New Guinea. (AFP/Ness Kerton)

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Spain, San Sebastian: August 31, 2014 Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos (L) vies with Real Sociedad's goalkeeper Enaut Zubikarai (R), defender Inigo Martinez (2nd R) and mi dfielder Markel Bergara (2nd L) during the Spanish league football match Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid. (AFP/Ander Gillienea) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 06, 2014 03:09 PM IST

Spain, San Sebastian: August 31, 2014 Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos (L) vies with Real Sociedad's goalkeeper Enaut Zubikarai (R), defender Inigo Martinez (2nd R) and mi dfielder Markel Bergara (2nd L) during the Spanish league football match Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid. (AFP/Ander Gillienea)

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Syria, Aleppo: September 3, 2014 A Syrian man collects vegetables from a vegetable patch locals grew at the site where a barrel bomb hit a sewage pipe in the Baedeen neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/Zein Al-Rifai) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 06, 2014 03:09 PM IST

Syria, Aleppo: September 3, 2014 A Syrian man collects vegetables from a vegetable patch locals grew at the site where a barrel bomb hit a sewage pipe in the Baedeen neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. (AFP/Zein Al-Rifai)

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Botswana, Gaborone: August 30, 2014 Men from the Balete tribe of Botswana participate in a ceremony during the ancient tradition of initiation, in Ramotswa main Kgotla, 30km from Gaborone. (AFP/Monirul Bhuiyan) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 06, 2014 03:09 PM IST

Botswana, Gaborone: August 30, 2014 Men from the Balete tribe of Botswana participate in a ceremony during the ancient tradition of initiation, in Ramotswa main Kgotla, 30km from Gaborone. (AFP/Monirul Bhuiyan)

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