Week in Photos (February 14-February 20)

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A couple kiss in front of the Eiffel tower on the Valentine's day, on February 14, 2015 in Paris. AFP/Loic Venance
A couple kiss in front of the Eiffel tower on the Valentine's day, on February 14, 2015 in Paris. AFP/Loic Venance
A police officer stands his post on the streets of central Copenhagen on February 15, 2015 after one person was shot in the head and two policemen were shot in the arm and leg in Krystalgade, a street that is home to Copenhagen's main synagogue. AFP/Scanpix Denmark/Martin Sylvest/Denmark Out
A police officer stands his post on the streets of central Copenhagen on February 15, 2015 after one person was shot in the head and two policemen were shot in the arm and leg in Krystalgade, a street that is home to Copenhagen's main synagogue. AFP/Scanpix Denmark/Martin Sylvest/Denmark Out
A reveller dives to prepare for "Bloco da Lama", a mud carnival in Paraty, about 250km south of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 14, 2015. "Bloco da Lama" was started in 1986 by two teenagers playing with mud. AFP/Yasuyoshi Chiba
A reveller dives to prepare for "Bloco da Lama", a mud carnival in Paraty, about 250km south of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 14, 2015. "Bloco da Lama" was started in 1986 by two teenagers playing with mud. AFP/Yasuyoshi Chiba
Revelers of the Vai-Vai samba school perform during the second night of carnival parade at the Anhembi Sambadrome in Sao Paulo, Brazil on February 15, 2015. AFP/Nelson Al;meida
Revelers of the Vai-Vai samba school perform during the second night of carnival parade at the Anhembi Sambadrome in Sao Paulo, Brazil on February 15, 2015. AFP/Nelson Al;meida
Revelers perform during the first day of 2015 National Carnival Parade on February 15, 2015 in Port-au-Prince. The Carnival will be held for three days in the Haitian capital. AFP/Hectot Retamal
Revelers perform during the first day of 2015 National Carnival Parade on February 15, 2015 in Port-au-Prince. The Carnival will be held for three days in the Haitian capital. AFP/Hectot Retamal
A relative of one of the Egyptian Coptic Christians purportedly murdered by the Islamic State (IS) group militants in Libya reacts after hearing the news on February 16, 2015 in the village of Al-Awar in Egypt's southern province of Minya. AFP/ Mohammed al-Shahed
A relative of one of the Egyptian Coptic Christians purportedly murdered by the Islamic State (IS) group militants in Libya reacts after hearing the news on February 16, 2015 in the village of Al-Awar in Egypt's southern province of Minya. AFP/ Mohammed al-Shahed
Sri Lankan man and child stand at Galle Face Beach in Colombo on February 16, 2015. AFP/ Ishara S. Koikara
Sri Lankan man and child stand at Galle Face Beach in Colombo on February 16, 2015. AFP/ Ishara S. Koikara
A handler and a Poodle enter the benching area at Pier 92 and 94 in New York City on the first day of competition at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 16, 2015. AFP/ Timothy A. Clary
A handler and a Poodle enter the benching area at Pier 92 and 94 in New York City on the first day of competition at the 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 16, 2015. AFP/ Timothy A. Clary
Migrants wait to disembark from a ship on February 17, 2015 in the port of Porto Empedocle, south Sicily, following a rescue operation of migrants as part of the International Frontex plan (Triton). The Italian coastguard launched a massive operation Sunday to rescue more than 2,000 migrants in difficulty between the Italian island of Lampedusa and the Libyan coast, local media said. The emergency rescue came on the same day Italy said it was evacuating staff from its embassy in Libya and suspe
Migrants wait to disembark from a ship on February 17, 2015 in the port of Porto Empedocle, south Sicily, following a rescue operation of migrants as part of the International Frontex plan (Triton). The Italian coastguard launched a massive operation Sunday to rescue more than 2,000 migrants in difficulty between the Italian island of Lampedusa and the Libyan coast, local media said. The emergency rescue came on the same day Italy said it was evacuating staff from its embassy in Libya and suspending operations there, highlighting the worsening security situation in the violence-plagued country. AFP/ Marcello Paternostro
A woman takes a selfie in front of a multi coloured sheep installation displayed in a shopping mall for the Chinese New Year celebrations in Hong Kong on February 18, 2015. AFP/ Philippe Lopez
A woman takes a selfie in front of a multi coloured sheep installation displayed in a shopping mall for the Chinese New Year celebrations in Hong Kong on February 18, 2015. AFP/ Philippe Lopez
A revellers with a wooden mask and carnival garb jumps during the traditional Celtic carnival "Caretos" in the village of Lazarim, central Portugal on February 17, 2015 where, over two days, diabolical figures that at this time of the year are authorized to show themselves appear dressed in colourful clothes created from quilts and cover their faces with masks made from wood or leather. AFP/ Francisco Leong
A revellers with a wooden mask and carnival garb jumps during the traditional Celtic carnival "Caretos" in the village of Lazarim, central Portugal on February 17, 2015 where, over two days, diabolical figures that at this time of the year are authorized to show themselves appear dressed in colourful clothes created from quilts and cover their faces with masks made from wood or leather. AFP/ Francisco Leong
Britain's Breitling SkyWalkers Aerobatic Team members perform aerial stunts atop Boeing Stearman Biplane at Yelahanka Airforce Station in Bangalore on February 18, 2015, on the inaugural day of Aero India 2015. AFP/ Manjunath Kiran
Britain's Breitling SkyWalkers Aerobatic Team members perform aerial stunts atop Boeing Stearman Biplane at Yelahanka Airforce Station in Bangalore on February 18, 2015, on the inaugural day of Aero India 2015. AFP/ Manjunath Kiran
Pro-Russian rebels stationed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Gorlivka, Donetsk region, launch missiles from Grad launch vehicles on February 18, 2015. AFP/Andrey Borodulin
Pro-Russian rebels stationed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Gorlivka, Donetsk region, launch missiles from Grad launch vehicles on February 18, 2015. AFP/Andrey Borodulin
Palestinian children walk as snow falls in front of the Dome of the Rock mosque in the al-Aqsa mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem on February 20, 2015. AFP/Ahmed Gharabli
Palestinian children walk as snow falls in front of the Dome of the Rock mosque in the al-Aqsa mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem on February 20, 2015. AFP/Ahmed Gharabli
A pro-Russian separatist plays with a ball at a checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian city of Uglegorsk on February 19, 2015. AFP/Andrey Borodulin
A pro-Russian separatist plays with a ball at a checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian city of Uglegorsk on February 19, 2015. AFP/Andrey Borodulin
Roma's defender from Greece Konstantinos Manolas jumps for the ball during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 match AS Roma vs Feyenoord at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on February 19, 2015. AFP/ Gabriel Bouys
Roma's defender from Greece Konstantinos Manolas jumps for the ball during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 match AS Roma vs Feyenoord at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on February 19, 2015. AFP/ Gabriel Bouys
Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah gives a televised speech to commemorate Martyred Leaders Day. Al-Akhbar/Haitham Moussawi
Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah gives a televised speech to commemorate Martyred Leaders Day. Al-Akhbar/Haitham Moussawi
Beirut's southern suburbs celebrate Martyred Leaders Day. Al-Akhbar/Marwan Tahtah
Beirut's southern suburbs celebrate Martyred Leaders Day. Al-Akhbar/Marwan Tahtah

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