Topic Photos of Week #5. Here’s our selection of the topic photos for week 5 of 2013. We hope you enjoy them and that you have a great and safe weekend.
Egyptian army soldiers and medics escort former president Hosni Mubarak after he arrives at a military hospital in the southern suburb of Maadi on the outskirts of Cairo. STRINGER/REUTERSA 15-year-old Free Syrian Army fighter takes position in a house in Salah al-Din neighbourhood in central Aleppo. MUZAFFAR SALMAN/REUTERSAn old photo taken at Stanley Park’s Hollow Tree in the early 1900s is lined up with a view from today in Vancouver. ANDY CLARK/REUTERSFirefighters try to extinguish a forest fire in Tondela, near Viseu. RAFAEL MARCHANTE/REUTERSPeople struggle as waves from a tidal bore surge past a barrier on the banks of Qiantang River in Haining. CHINA DAILY/REUTERSTadahiro Kanemasu a.k.a the Carry-Your-Pram-Ranger carries a woman’s shopping cart at the station in Tokyo. YUYA SHINO/REUTERSA labourer unloads bags filled with cabbage from a supply truck at a vegetable wholesale market in Chennai. BABU/REUTERSA masked devotee takes part in a parade commemorating the Neku Jatra-Mataya festival, the festival of lights, in Lalitpur. NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERSWomen push themselves into a train carriage at Sudimara train station on the outskirts of Jakarta. BEAWIHARTA/REUTERSPeople run to help outside one of two mosques hit by explosions in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli. OMAR IBRAHIM/REUTERS
Devotees compete to retrieve a goat during the Deopokhari festival in Khokana. NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERSArtist Manny Ford performs with soap bubbles in New York City’s Central Park. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERSA young Palestinian woman holds a lit candle during a protest against Syria’s President Assad in front of the U.N. headquarters in Gaza City. SUHAIB SALEM/REUTERS