Week in Photos (January 17-January 23)

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A man walks along the A62 during a heavy snow shower in Oldham, northern England on January 17, 2015. AFP/Oli Scarff
A man walks along the A62 during a heavy snow shower in Oldham, northern England on January 17, 2015. AFP/Oli Scarff
A boy plays with a kite at the Ramos Pool as temperatures reached 45 degrees Celsius in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on January 19, 2015. The Ramos Pool, inaugurated in 2001, is an artificial beach associated to a public salt pool which filters the polluted seawater from the Guanabara bay located next to it. AFP/Yasuyoshi Chiba
A boy plays with a kite at the Ramos Pool as temperatures reached 45 degrees Celsius in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on January 19, 2015. The Ramos Pool, inaugurated in 2001, is an artificial beach associated to a public salt pool which filters the polluted seawater from the Guanabara bay located next to it. AFP/Yasuyoshi Chiba
Colombia's Sebastian Molano (L) competes during the UCI Cycling World Cup Men's Omnium Points Race, at Alcides Nieto Patino velodrome, on January 18, 2015, in Cali, Valle del Cauca department, Colombia. Maximilian Beyer of Germany won the gold medal, Jasper De Buyst of Belgium won the silver medal and Gael Suter of Switzerland won the bronze medal in the Men's Omnium. AFP/Luis Robayo
Colombia's Sebastian Molano (L) competes during the UCI Cycling World Cup Men's Omnium Points Race, at Alcides Nieto Patino velodrome, on January 18, 2015, in Cali, Valle del Cauca department, Colombia. Maximilian Beyer of Germany won the gold medal, Jasper De Buyst of Belgium won the silver medal and Gael Suter of Switzerland won the bronze medal in the Men's Omnium. AFP/Luis Robayo
A waterspout forms on the horizon above the Mediterranean sea, off the coastal city of Nice on January 19, 2015. AFP/Valery Hache
A waterspout forms on the horizon above the Mediterranean sea, off the coastal city of Nice on January 19, 2015. AFP/Valery Hache
A supporter gestures ahead of the 2015 African Cup of Nations group C football match between Ghana and Senegal in Mongomo on January 19, 2015. AFP/Carl De Souza
A supporter gestures ahead of the 2015 African Cup of Nations group C football match between Ghana and Senegal in Mongomo on January 19, 2015. AFP/Carl De Souza
Nepalese riot police stand guard near the Constitutional Assembly building in Kathmandu during a nationwide general strike led by the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) in Kathmandu on January 20, 2015. AFP/Prakash Mathema
Nepalese riot police stand guard near the Constitutional Assembly building in Kathmandu during a nationwide general strike led by the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) in Kathmandu on January 20, 2015. AFP/Prakash Mathema
Residents of the besieged rebel town of Douma, 13 kilometres (eight miles) northeast of Damascus, ride through the street at night during an electricity shortage, on January 19, 2015. AFP/Abd Doumany
Residents of the besieged rebel town of Douma, 13 kilometres (eight miles) northeast of Damascus, ride through the street at night during an electricity shortage, on January 19, 2015. AFP/Abd Doumany
Indian schoolchildren watch as supporters of Indian political party Aam Admi Party (AAP) dance during party chief Arvind Kejriwal's road show in New Delhi on January 20, 2015. AFP/Chandan Khanna
Indian schoolchildren watch as supporters of Indian political party Aam Admi Party (AAP) dance during party chief Arvind Kejriwal's road show in New Delhi on January 20, 2015. AFP/Chandan Khanna
Birds rest on electricity wire in the Golan, a region in Syria on January 20, 2015. AFP/Jack Guez
Birds rest on electricity wire in the Golan, a region in Syria on January 20, 2015. AFP/Jack Guez
A model displays fashion by German designer Rebekka Ruetz from the Autumn/Winter 2015 collection during the Berlin Fahion Week on January 20, 2015. AFP/John MacDougall
A model displays fashion by German designer Rebekka Ruetz from the Autumn/Winter 2015 collection during the Berlin Fahion Week on January 20, 2015. AFP/John MacDougall
Riders play with water as their horses are ridden into the surf at la Enramada beach (La Caleta) along the southern Adeje coastline on the Canary island of Tenerife, on January 20, 2015 during the annual pilgrimage marking the Saint Sebastian, considered the patron protector of animals against pests and disease. AFP/Desiree Martin
Riders play with water as their horses are ridden into the surf at la Enramada beach (La Caleta) along the southern Adeje coastline on the Canary island of Tenerife, on January 20, 2015 during the annual pilgrimage marking the Saint Sebastian, considered the patron protector of animals against pests and disease. AFP/Desiree Martin
A woman reads a book during the South American U-20 football match beetwen Colombia and Venezuela at Domingo Burgueno stadium in Maldonado, 130 km east of Montevideo, on January 21, 2015. AFP/Pablo Pocriuncula
A woman reads a book during the South American U-20 football match beetwen Colombia and Venezuela at Domingo Burgueno stadium in Maldonado, 130 km east of Montevideo, on January 21, 2015. AFP/Pablo Pocriuncula
An old American car with an image of revolutionary leader Ernesto Che Guevara is seen in the streets of Havana, on January 22, 2015. Cuban officials and the highest-level US delegation to visit Havana in 35 years held landmark talks Thursday on reopening embassies, but both sides warned that normalizing ties would take time. AFP/STR
An old American car with an image of revolutionary leader Ernesto Che Guevara is seen in the streets of Havana, on January 22, 2015. Cuban officials and the highest-level US delegation to visit Havana in 35 years held landmark talks Thursday on reopening embassies, but both sides warned that normalizing ties would take time. AFP/STR
Mourners flood the streets of Beirut's southern suburbs to honor Hezbollah member Jihad Mughniyeh who was killed along with five other Hezbollah members and an Iranian general in an Israeli airstrike on the Syrian Golan Heights. Al-Akhbar/Haitham Moussawi
Mourners flood the streets of Beirut's southern suburbs to honor Hezbollah member Jihad Mughniyeh who was killed along with five other Hezbollah members and an Iranian general in an Israeli airstrike on the Syrian Golan Heights. Al-Akhbar/Haitham Moussawi

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