May 19-25, 2013: The Week In Photos!

by
Sameera Ehteram
Our favorite mages from around the world which are making the news!

Our favorite mages from around the world which are making the news!

The week has gone with a mix of good and bad. One thing it hasn’t been, is dull!

So check out the best news photos from around the world. From May 19th to 25th 2013- Here is the week in photos!

Team Spirit!

The Week In Photos!

Switzerland's players huddle before their 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship final match against Sweden at the Globe Arena in Stockholm.

The Week In Photos!

Wolfsburg's Zsanett Jakabfi (2nd L) reacts in the wall during their women's UEFA Champions League final soccer match against Olympique Lyon at Stamford Bridge in London. 

Proud Daddies!

The Week In Photos!

The Week In Photos!

Barcelona's Lionel Messicarries his son Thiago near his team mates during the Spanish league first division trophy celebrations at Camp Nou stadium

The Week In Photos!

Neymar of Santos waves while carrying his son Davi Lucca before his Sao Paulo state soccer league final match against Corinthians in Santos.

Innocence

The Week In Photos!

Afghan girls play in Kabul, oblivious of the ravages around them.

The Week In Photos!

A boy sits under the chariot as he waits for the coin to drop from it during the chariot festival of Rato Machhindranath celebrated for good rain to prevent drought during the rice harvest season.

Faith

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Two women chat as a Mandaean priest baptises a believer in the Lek River near Houten. May 20 is a holy day for the Mandaeans all over the world as followers cleanse themselves by being baptised in a river of choice. The Mandaeans, also known as the Sabeans, are a monotheistic and pacifistic religious community who are recognized as followers of John the Baptist. The Mandaeans, which once numbered about 30,000 and lived mostly in southern Iraq, have fled all over the world due to religious persecution.

To Give Up is The Loss!

The Week In Photos!

Sudarshan Gautam, 32, drinks water using his feet as he speaks with media personnel in Kathmandu. Gautam, who believes that disability is not an inability, became the first double amputee to climb the world's highest peak Mount Everest.

Life on the Streets!

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A woman cleans her daughter's hair as she sleeps in her lap by the roadside in Mumbai May 23, 2013.

Chaos!

The Week In Photos!

The clouds of a thunderstorm roll over neighborhoods heavily damaged in a tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.

The Week In Photos!

A wounded Afghan policeman is carried away from the site of an explosion in Kabul.

Refuge

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A woman rests behind policemen during a rally in Tbilisi. A pro-gay rights rally against religious violence and the definition of "gay rights activists" was confronted by a counter-protest called by Orthodox anti-gay believers.

The Week In Photos!

A protester takes cover behind a roadblock in the midst of tear gas as riot police officers are seen in the background during clashes in Manama. Hundreds of Bahraini Shi'ite Muslims angered by a raid last week on a top cleric's home clashed with police on Friday, while thousands more gathered in the cleric's village for a peaceful sit-in against their Sunni-led government.

Beauty of the Night

The Week In Photos!

People release sky lanterns to beat the Guinness Book of World Records title for the most number of sky lanterns flown simultaneously at the University of Philippines.

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