The Best Pix of the Week
Supporters acting like professional wrestlers, billowing ash, and a journey home.


Throat Of Fire

The Tungurahua Volcano, known as Throat of Fire, erupts in Pelileo, Ecuador. The volcano is billowing ash into the sky and sending super-hot pyroclastic flows surging down its slopes, causing authorities to evacuate nearby villages. 


Iraq US Troops Homecomin


Members of 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Stewart, Ga., sit in the belly of a C-17 aircraft at Sather Air Base in Baghdad as they begin their journey home after a year in Iraq. 


Peru Bank Robbery

Contrasting Fashion

Under a shop window with mannequins, members of Peru's police special weapons and tactics operations unit, SUAT, prepare to take control of a BBVA Banco Continental bank agency in Lima, Peru. According to the police, a thief, who was robbing the bank and holding 18 hostages, was killed by police officers.


Japan US Military

And Here We Go

A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet takes off from the flight deck of the USS George Washington during U.S.- Japan joint military exercise over the Pacific Ocean.


Ivory Coast Election12345

Chill Pill Needed

Supporters of Ivory Coast opposition leader Alassane Ouattara protest in the city of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Protests in the streets erupted Saturday after the outcome of Ivory Coast's first presidential election in a decade was plunged into doubt Friday.


Czech Republic Austerlitz

A Lot Of Free Time

History enthusiasts take part in a re-enactment of Battle of Austerlitz to mark its 205th anniversary near the town of Slavkov, Czech Republic. The battle is widely considered to be Napoleon's greatest victory, as he destroyed the troops of the Third Coalition made up of Russian and Austrian forces.


Germany Exhibition Colburn

Far Out

A visitor wearing headphones sits in front of the video installation by American artist Martha Colburn in the exhibition Don't Kill the Weather Man in the Stadtmuseum (Town museum) in Jena, central Germany. 


Russia Feature


A girl takes pictures as she visits the Gallery of Russian Ice Sculpture in Moscow, Russia.


Fall Colors


Fall colors mingle with the rainy weather along First Street in Santa Rosa, California.


Montenegro Floods

Noah's Ark

A view of the flooded village of Kujava, north west of Montenegro's capital Podgorica. People across Albania, Bosnia, Serbia and Montenegro have struggled with a torrent of floods experts have called the worst in a century. 


Montenegro Floods1


People paddle a boat on a flooded street in village of Rijeka Crnojevica, west of Montenegro's capital Podgorica. Authorities in Serbia and Montenegro say hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes.


The Best Pix of the Week

Supporters acting like professional wrestlers, billowing ash, and a journey home.

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