Week in Photos (January 24-January 30)

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Pink flamingos are pictured catching flight at the Ras al-Khor Wildlife on the outskirts of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on January 24, 2015. The sanctuary which is Dubai's only desert wetland occupies about 2.4 square miles on the banks of Dubai Creek and comprises of mudflats, lagoons, pools, and mangroves. AFP/Karim Sahib
Pink flamingos are pictured catching flight at the Ras al-Khor Wildlife on the outskirts of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on January 24, 2015. The sanctuary which is Dubai's only desert wetland occupies about 2.4 square miles on the banks of Dubai Creek and comprises of mudflats, lagoons, pools, and mangroves. AFP/Karim Sahib
A picture taken on January 24, 2015 shows Egyptian Shaima al-Sabbagh is carried away after she was injured during clashes with police during a rare leftwing protest in central Cairo, the eve of the anniversary of the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak. Shaima al-Sabbagh, who friends said was 34 and the mother of a five-year-old boy, later died of birdshot wounds, a health ministry spokesman said. AFP/Emad al-Gebaly
A picture taken on January 24, 2015 shows Egyptian Shaima al-Sabbagh is carried away after she was injured during clashes with police during a rare leftwing protest in central Cairo, the eve of the anniversary of the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak. Shaima al-Sabbagh, who friends said was 34 and the mother of a five-year-old boy, later died of birdshot wounds, a health ministry spokesman said. AFP/Emad al-Gebaly
Aston Villa's Austrian striker Andreas Weimann (R) vies with Bournemouth's English defender Adam Smith (L) during the FA Cup fourth round football match between Aston Villa and Bournemouth at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on January 25, 2015. AFP/Adrian Dennis
Aston Villa's Austrian striker Andreas Weimann (R) vies with Bournemouth's English defender Adam Smith (L) during the FA Cup fourth round football match between Aston Villa and Bournemouth at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on January 25, 2015. AFP/Adrian Dennis
A Bahraini protester throws back a tear gas canister during clashes with police after a demonstration against the arrest of Sheikh Ali Salman, head of the opposition movement al-Wefaq, in Salman's home village of Bilad al-Qadeem, on the outskirts of the capital Manama on January 26, 2015. AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh
A Bahraini protester throws back a tear gas canister during clashes with police after a demonstration against the arrest of Sheikh Ali Salman, head of the opposition movement al-Wefaq, in Salman's home village of Bilad al-Qadeem, on the outskirts of the capital Manama on January 26, 2015. AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh
Syrians transport their belongings from one neighbourhood to another in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on January 27, 2015. The ancient city of Aleppo has been fought over mercilessly since a popular uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began in 2011. AFP/Karam al-Masri
Syrians transport their belongings from one neighbourhood to another in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on January 27, 2015. The ancient city of Aleppo has been fought over mercilessly since a popular uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began in 2011. AFP/Karam al-Masri
(R-L) Dutch Queen Maxima, Dutch King Willem-Alexander, Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Belgian prime minister Charles Michel, Belgian King Philippe march to light candles in after the main ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the death camp on January 27, 2015 at the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. AFP/Alain Jocard
(R-L) Dutch Queen Maxima, Dutch King Willem-Alexander, Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Belgian prime minister Charles Michel, Belgian King Philippe march to light candles in after the main ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the death camp on January 27, 2015 at the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. AFP/Alain Jocard
An artist from Welsh troupe, the "Nofit State Circus", performs in Marseille on January 27, 2015, during final rehearsal before the opening of "Bianco" show as part of the "Biennale internationale des arts du cirque". Bianco event will run from January 27 to February 15, 2015. AFP/Anne-Christine Poujoulat
An artist from Welsh troupe, the "Nofit State Circus", performs in Marseille on January 27, 2015, during final rehearsal before the opening of "Bianco" show as part of the "Biennale internationale des arts du cirque". Bianco event will run from January 27 to February 15, 2015. AFP/Anne-Christine Poujoulat
A man walks past Chinese new year decorations outside a shopping mall in Hong Kong on January 28, 2015. AFP/Philippe Lopez
A man walks past Chinese new year decorations outside a shopping mall in Hong Kong on January 28, 2015. AFP/Philippe Lopez
Israeli soldiers carry their injured comrade after an anti-tank missile fired by Hezbollah hit their army vehicle which was in the illegally occupied Shebaa Farms in Lebanon on January 28, 2015. AFP/Jalaa Marey
Israeli soldiers carry their injured comrade after an anti-tank missile fired by Hezbollah hit their army vehicle which was in the illegally occupied Shebaa Farms in Lebanon on January 28, 2015. AFP/Jalaa Marey
A model presents a creation for Viktor&Rolf during the 2015 Haute Couture Spring-Summer collection fashion show on January 28, 2015 in Paris. AFP/Francois Guillot
A model presents a creation for Viktor&Rolf during the 2015 Haute Couture Spring-Summer collection fashion show on January 28, 2015 in Paris. AFP/Francois Guillot
A Bangladeshi boatman transports cabbage as daily life goes on during a nationwide strike called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led alliance in Dhaka on January 29, 2015. AFP/Muniz Zaman
A Bangladeshi boatman transports cabbage as daily life goes on during a nationwide strike called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led alliance in Dhaka on January 29, 2015. AFP/Muniz Zaman
Afghan residents are reflected in a watercorse as they walk with cattle in the outskirts of Herat on January 28, 2015. AFP/Aref Karimi
Afghan residents are reflected in a watercorse as they walk with cattle in the outskirts of Herat on January 28, 2015. AFP/Aref Karimi
Chinese artist Liu Bolin (C) stands during a performance with masks in the lobby of the Presidente Intercontinental Hotel in Mexico City on January 28, 2015. AFP/Alfredo Estrella
Chinese artist Liu Bolin (C) stands during a performance with masks in the lobby of the Presidente Intercontinental Hotel in Mexico City on January 28, 2015. AFP/Alfredo Estrella
Palestinian youth jump through a ring of fire during a graduation ceremony for a training camp run by the Hamas movement on January 29, 2015 in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip. AFP/Said Khatib
Palestinian youth jump through a ring of fire during a graduation ceremony for a training camp run by the Hamas movement on January 29, 2015 in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip. AFP/Said Khatib
A scene from the funeral of slain army soldier Mujtaba Amhaz who died fighting ISIS militants on the outskirts of Ras Baalbek near the Syrian border. AFP/Marwan Tahtah
A scene from the funeral of slain army soldier Mujtaba Amhaz who died fighting ISIS militants on the outskirts of Ras Baalbek near the Syrian border. AFP/Marwan Tahtah

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