Topic Photos of Week #7

Here’s your weekly dose of the topic and most newsworthy photos from around the world.

Australia’s conservative leader Abbott waves as he claims victory in Australia’s federal election in Sydney. DAVID GRAY/REUTERS

The Tanzanian-registered cargo ship MV Gold Star is seen with its bridge in flames some 30 nautical miles north of Malta. HANDOUT/REUTERS

A Palestinian protester gestures in front of riot police during a demonstration in Ramallah. MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS

Demonstrators clash with riot police during a protest as they try to approach a military parade on Brazil’s Independence Day in Rio de Janeiro. RICARDO MORAES/REUTERS

Riot police fire tear gas towards demonstrators during a protest as they try to approach a military parade on Brazil’s Independence Day in Rio de Janeiro. PILAR OLIVARES/REUTERS

The photographer’s pit and the runway are seen before the Lacoste Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week. ERIC THAYER/REUTERS

A man takes a photograph inside Exxopolis, an inflatable walk-in luminarium at Grand Park in Los Angeles, California. JONATHAN ALCORN/REUTERS

Issa assembles a locally handmade mortar shell in a weapons factory of the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo. STRINGER/REUTERS

Demonstrators rally during an anti-war rally in San Francisco. STEPHEN LAM/REUTERS

Spanish bullfighter Morante de la Puebla walks with his assistants as they make the paseillo before a Corrida Goyesca bullfight in Ronda. JON NAZCA/REUTERS

Policemen clash with demonstrators at a protest during Brazil’s Independence Day in Sao Paulo. STRINGER/BRAZIL/REUTERS

A model makes face while being made up before Herve Leger by Max Azria Spring/Summer 2014 collection show during New York Fashion Week. ERIC THAYER/REUTERS

The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world’s largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river in Epinay-sur-Seine, near Paris. BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks with members of the Arab League Peace Initiative following their meeting at the United States Embassy in Paris. POOL/REUTERS

A Free Syrian Army fighter takes up a shooting position in Ogiwl. STRINGER/REUTERS

Israeli soldiers stand next to an Iron Dome missile interceptor battery being positioned on the outskirts of Jerusalem. AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS

A riot policeman catches fire from a molotov cocktail bomb during a protest marking the 1973 military coup in Santiago. IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

Emergency crews work at the scene of a Royal Canadian Air Force Air Cadet glider crash in Langley. ANDY CLARK/REUTERS

Afghan policemen look on near a crater at the scene of suicide attack in Maidan Shar. OMAR SOBHANI/REUTERS

Airport staff works around a Thai Airways plane that skidded off the runaway while landing, as another takes off in the distance, at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

Paramilitary policemen count antelope horns seized at Torugart Port of Entry. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

A couple stand beside a light house, which is silhouetted during sunset at the Weser river in Bremerhaven. FABIAN BIMMER/REUTERS

Acrobats on a tightrope cycle towards a telecommunications tower in the city of Thessaloniki. ALEXANDROS AVRAMIDIS/REUTERS

An Indian policeman walks past as a government employee shouts slogans from inside a police vehicle in Srinagar. DANISH ISMAIL/REUTERS

Jaqcieli Centuro, an Guarani Kaiowa Indian child, stands next to a highway that runs past their ancestral land called Tekoha Boqueron. LUNAE PARRACHO/REUTERS

A Guarani Kaiowa woman stands watch near their makeshift camp on the edge of the ancestral land they call Tekoha Takuara. LUNAE PARRACHO/REUTERS

CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose interviews Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at the Presidential Palace in Damascus. HANDOUT/REUTERS

Rescuers look at the bodies of two babies at a bus crash site in San Martin Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango region. JORGE DAN LOPEZ/REUTERS

People walk through the 9-11 Empty Sky memorial across from New York’s One World Trade Center at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey. GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

A firefighter tries to pull a worker into a window after he was trapped on a hanging platform in Liu’An, Anhui province. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

A Giant panda with rare brown-and-white fur eats a carrot at a natural conservation area in Qinling. CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

A helicopter carries water to be dropped on a bushfire in Castlereagh, near Sydney. DANIEL MUNOZ/REUTERS

A Ferrari 458 Speciale car is pictured during a media preview day at the Frankfurt Motor Show. WOLFGANG RATTAY/REUTERS

Belgium’s Queen Mathilde and King Philippe touch a statue called ‘Maca’ during their Joyous Entry in the province of Walloon Brabant in Wavre. YVES HERMAN/REUTERS

A sign hangs from a SC-127 Thunderbolt rifle during the Defence Security Equipment International arms fair at ExCel in London. STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

A girl plants some of the 3000 flags placed in memory of the lives lost in the September 11, 2011 attacks, at a park in Winnetka. JIM YOUNG/REUTERS

A baby, son of Guillermo Coc who died in a bus crash on September 9, cries in front of Coc’s coffin at his house in San Martin Jilotepeque. JORGE DAN LOPEZ/REUTERS

A couple enjoys dinner over looking the Brooklyn Bridge as the Tribute in Light illuminates the sky over the Lower Manhattan skyline a day ahead of the 12-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the Brooklyn borough of New York. ADREES LATIF/REUTERS

A rabbit hops to avoid a five-month-old leopard cub during a test of cubs’ wild natural instincts at a wildlife park in Qingdao. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

A weapon concealed in a bag of rice carried by a rebel lies on a road in downtown Zamboanga. ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

The Obamas and Bidens pause for silence on the September 11th anniversary at the White House in Washington. JASON REED/REUTERS

Riot police fire tear gas at protesters during clashes in central Hatay. UMIT BEKTAS/REUTERS

The Tribute in Light is illuminated next to One World Trade Center as two people stand together in Liberty State Park in Jersey City. GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

Protesters grab the shield of a police officer on the ground during protest against President Enrique Pena Nieto’s education reform in Mexico City. STRINGER/MEXICO/REUTERS

Models present creations from the Betsey Johnson Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week. JOSHUA LOTT/REUTERS

Supporters of AIP shout slogans as they are hit by dyed water from a water cannon used by Indian police to disperse them during a protest in Srinagar. DANISH ISMAIL/REUTERS

Medical staff inspect newly born conjoined twin boys at Urumqi Children’s Hospital in Urumqi. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

Sahin walks on hot peppers laid out on a road to dry under the sun in Kilis province. UMIT BEKTAS/REUTERS

France’s President Hollande holds an humanoid robot Nao as he visits an exhibition hall displaying trophies of French industrial design and French technology at the Elysee Palace in Paris. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

A train is reflected in the River Tweed as it crosses the Royal Border Bridge at dusk, in Berwick-Upon-Tweed in Northumberland. TOBY MELVILLE/REUTERS

An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island taken from an Italian navy helicopter. ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS

Jyoti Amge is measured by a Guinness World Record official on top of the Empire State Building in New York. SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS

A rider from Kazkahstan’s team scores by a beheaded goat against Russia during the first Asian Kokpar championship in Astana. SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/REUTERS

Seagulls hover as trek net fishermen haul in their catch on Cape Town’s Sunrise Beach. MIKE HUTCHINGS/REUTERS

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men are silhouetted as they pray during the Tashlich ritual in Ashdod ahead of Yom Kippur. AMIR COHEN/REUTERS

Peasants dance in their underwear during a demonstration to demand an audience with the Federal District authorities in Mexico City. EDGARD GARRIDO/REUTERS

Afghan security forces inspect a damaged car, which was used during a suicide bomb attack, outside the U.S. consulate in Herat province. MOHAMMAD SHOIB/REUTERS

A policeman shows a paper bearing a registration photo of a Hyundai Coupe car which was later refitted into a knockoff Lamborghini parking on a pedestrian street in Chongqing municipality. CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and UN Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi make a statement in Geneva. LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS

Artist Liu Bolin and other participants are painted as part of a project to make themselves look exactly the same as the seats in Beijing. JASON LEE/REUTERS

Workers sort out rice at paddy field at Sukakarya village. BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS

A worker is covered by pieces of fur as he trims raccoon dog fur outside a store at a fur market in Chongfu township. WILLIAM HONG/REUTERS

A Jersey Central power and light worker dismantles a transformer after a massive fire in Seaside Park in New Jersey. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

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