A musician performs during a procession carrying the image of Santo Tomas in Chichicastenango, Guatemala. For three days villagers celebrate their patron saint Tomas in this highland town with a fair, processions, fireworks and folkloric dances.
Adrian Sobaru, an electrician at the national television station throws himself from a balcony in Romania's Parliament, Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, just as the prime minister began to speak ahead of a no-confidence vote. Sobaru suffered fractures to the face, and other non life-threatening injuries, a cording to a hospital official.
The moon is seen over St. Patricks Cathedral during a lunar eclipse.
Workers try to clear the snow at Londons Heathrow Airport, after all flights at the airport were grounded. Britains transport network ground to a halt Saturday as the country's major airports closed their runways on what is traditionally the busiest weekend before Christmas. Millions of people hoping to make an early getaway also faced travel misery on the nations roads and railways as the big chill returned with a vengeance.
An Afghan refugee girl looks on while playing with a toy in a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.
Feroz, 30, an Indian Muslim artist dressed like Hindu god Shiva performs during a cultural event in Allahabad, India.
An Afghan worker adds coal into the furnace at a brick kiln on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. An average worker can earn $200 to $300 a month.
A Pakistani scavenger and a youngster head home as sun sets at a slum area on the outskirts of in Islamabad, Pakistan.
A mannequin, seen with multiple reflections, models a classic red dress by Valentino during a preview of the Valentino, Retrospective: Past/Present/Future exhibition which features the work of celebrated Italian fashion designer Valentino Garavani at Resorts World Sentosa, one of Singapore's main tourist attractions.
Nine Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies from a litter of 17, look out of their box in Nauen, 50 kilometers outside Berlin , and 29, 4 years old Ridgeback Etana had 17 puppies. All of them survived.
From all over the world these pictures capture the week that was.