Week In Photos (22 February- 28 February)

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A performer floats through the sky as she takes part in the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 23, 2014. (Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev-AFP)
A performer floats through the sky as she takes part in the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 23, 2014. (Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev-AFP)
Cyclists ride their bikes during the sixth and last stage of the cycling Tour of Oman between al-Sifa and Matrah Corniche, on February 23, 2014, in the Omani capital Muscat. (Photo: Mohammed al-Shaikh-AFP)
Cyclists ride their bikes during the sixth and last stage of the cycling Tour of Oman between al-Sifa and Matrah Corniche, on February 23, 2014, in the Omani capital Muscat. (Photo: Mohammed al-Shaikh-AFP)
An elderly Ukrainian woman sleeps on tyres set on the barricade in central Kiev on February 23, 2014. (Photo: Yuriy Dyachyshyn-AFP)
An elderly Ukrainian woman sleeps on tyres set on the barricade in central Kiev on February 23, 2014. (Photo: Yuriy Dyachyshyn-AFP)
Juventus' Argentine forward Carlos Tevez celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match between Juventus and Torino on February 23, 2014 at Juventus Stadium in Turin. (Photo: Marco Bertorello-AFP)
Juventus' Argentine forward Carlos Tevez celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match between Juventus and Torino on February 23, 2014 at Juventus Stadium in Turin. (Photo: Marco Bertorello-AFP)
A supporter of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with his beard reading "Peace", takes part in the "March of Seniors" in Caracas on February 23, 2014. (Photo: Raul Arboleda-AFP)
A supporter of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with his beard reading "Peace", takes part in the "March of Seniors" in Caracas on February 23, 2014. (Photo: Raul Arboleda-AFP)
A Belarus Interior Ministry special forces officer encourages his soldier during a competition to mark the Defenders of the Fatherland Day at their training centre outside Minsk, on February 23, 2014.(Photo: Viktor Drachev-AFP)
A Belarus Interior Ministry special forces officer encourages his soldier during a competition to mark the Defenders of the Fatherland Day at their training centre outside Minsk, on February 23, 2014.(Photo: Viktor Drachev-AFP)
Canadian WTA tennis player Eugenie Bouchard (R) and Bulgarian ATP player Grigor Dimitrov play during an exhibition match on a floating court of the Mexican Open, at Santa Lucia Bay in Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico on February 24, 2014.(Photo: Pedro Pardo-AFP)
Canadian WTA tennis player Eugenie Bouchard (R) and Bulgarian ATP player Grigor Dimitrov play during an exhibition match on a floating court of the Mexican Open, at Santa Lucia Bay in Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico on February 24, 2014.(Photo: Pedro Pardo-AFP)
Inmates play football in the courtyard of the prison facility in Rumbek, Lakes state, South Sudan, on February 19, 2014. (Photo: Tony Karumba-AFP)
Inmates play football in the courtyard of the prison facility in Rumbek, Lakes state, South Sudan, on February 19, 2014. (Photo: Tony Karumba-AFP)
A nominee for Queen of the Carnival of Santa Cruz, on the main stage, shows off her outfit under the watchful eyes of the jury in Santa Cruz de Tenerife on the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife on February 26, 2014.(Photo: Desiree Martin-AFP)
A nominee for Queen of the Carnival of Santa Cruz, on the main stage, shows off her outfit under the watchful eyes of the jury in Santa Cruz de Tenerife on the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife on February 26, 2014.(Photo: Desiree Martin-AFP)
Children play with a suitcase in a IDP camp for the Nuer ethnic group inside the UNMISS compound in Bor, South Sudan, on February 27, 2014. (Photo: JM Lopez-AFP)
Children play with a suitcase in a IDP camp for the Nuer ethnic group inside the UNMISS compound in Bor, South Sudan, on February 27, 2014. (Photo: JM Lopez-AFP)
Students at the American University of Beirut throw fake money as part of a protest against an increase in tuition fees. (Photo: Marwan Bou Haidar)
Students at the American University of Beirut throw fake money as part of a protest against an increase in tuition fees. (Photo: Marwan Bou Haidar)
Beirut on a sunny day. (Photo: Haitham Moussawi)
Beirut on a sunny day. (Photo: Haitham Moussawi)
Young men take a swim in Beirut's waters, taking advantage of the unseasonably warm winter in Lebanon. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)
Young men take a swim in Beirut's waters, taking advantage of the unseasonably warm winter in Lebanon. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)

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