Week in Photos (April 12-April 18)

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View of houses in flames during a fire in Valparaiso, 110 km west of Santiago, Chile, on April 12, 2014. (Photo: Alberto Miranda-AFP)
View of houses in flames during a fire in Valparaiso, 110 km west of Santiago, Chile, on April 12, 2014. (Photo: Alberto Miranda-AFP)
The giant moving inflated astronaut art piece, Escape Velocity, is surrounded by music fans at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, April 12, 2014. (Photo: David McNew-AFP)
The giant moving inflated astronaut art piece, Escape Velocity, is surrounded by music fans at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, April 12, 2014. (Photo: David McNew-AFP)
In this photograph taken on April 13, 2014, scavengers on boats salvage plastic waste for recycling on the Citarum river choked with garbage in Cihampelas district in West Java province.(Photo: Timur Matahari-AFP)
In this photograph taken on April 13, 2014, scavengers on boats salvage plastic waste for recycling on the Citarum river choked with garbage in Cihampelas district in West Java province.(Photo: Timur Matahari-AFP)
An Indian firefighter wearing a fire proximity suit walks through a wall of flames during a demonstration of their skills for Fire Safety Week in Bhubaneswar on April 15, 2014.(Photo: Asit Kumar-AFP)
An Indian firefighter wearing a fire proximity suit walks through a wall of flames during a demonstration of their skills for Fire Safety Week in Bhubaneswar on April 15, 2014.(Photo: Asit Kumar-AFP)
Masked faithfuls dressed as devils, popularly known as "Talciguin", take a selfie during the celebration of an ancient local tradition that marks the start of Holy Week, on April 14, 2014 in Texistepeque, some 84 km west of San Salvador, El Salvador.(Photo: Jose Cabezas-AFP)
Masked faithfuls dressed as devils, popularly known as "Talciguin", take a selfie during the celebration of an ancient local tradition that marks the start of Holy Week, on April 14, 2014 in Texistepeque, some 84 km west of San Salvador, El Salvador.(Photo: Jose Cabezas-AFP)
An Afghan child is silhouetted as he rides past a pedestrian in a street on the outskirts of Herat on April 14, 2014. (Photo: Aref Karimi-AFP)
An Afghan child is silhouetted as he rides past a pedestrian in a street on the outskirts of Herat on April 14, 2014. (Photo: Aref Karimi-AFP)
Spain's Rafael Nadal hits a return to Russia's Teymuraz Gabashvli during their Monte-Carlo Masters tennis match on April 16, 2014 in Monaco.(Photo: Valery Hache-AFP)
Spain's Rafael Nadal hits a return to Russia's Teymuraz Gabashvli during their Monte-Carlo Masters tennis match on April 16, 2014 in Monaco.(Photo: Valery Hache-AFP)
A family wears face paint as part of the protests for the wage increase for public sector workers. (Photo: Marwan Bou Haidar)
A family wears face paint as part of the protests for the wage increase for public sector workers. (Photo: Marwan Bou Haidar)
The desk of slain Al-Manar reporter, Hamza al-Hajj Hassan. (Photo: Haitham Moussawi)
The desk of slain Al-Manar reporter, Hamza al-Hajj Hassan. (Photo: Haitham Moussawi)
A young lady fishes on Beirut's shores. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)
A young lady fishes on Beirut's shores. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)

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