mobile-bannertablet-bannerdesktop-banner
Smuggled bear paws are seen at the China-Russia border in Manzhouli
June 15, 2013. Chinese authorities display bear paws after 213 were seized from two Russian smugglers in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia. Some in China consider the paws a delicacy.Reuters
Smuggled bear paws are seen at the China-Russia border in Manzhouli
As many as 200,000 people have marched through the streets of Brazil's biggest cities, as protests over rising public transport costs and the expense of staging the 2014 World Cup have spread.
Obama meets with Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen
Pakistan Daily Life
Spectators watch the Confederations Cup Group A soccer match between Brazil and Japan at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia
APTOPIX Germany International Cat Exhibition
ITALY-SPORTS-LEISURE-SLACKLINE
Pope Francis attends the opening of the Pastoral Convention of the Diocese of Rome at the Vatican
APTOPIX US Open Golf
Colorado Fires
Pakistan Daily Life
Women stand in line to vote during the Iranian presidential election in Qom
PALESTINIAN-ISRAEL-CONFLICT-DEMO
TURKEY-POLITICS-UNREST
Istanbul: Police Storm Gezi Park
Daily Life in Syria
Women sunbathe as a man kicks a soccer ball in between shadows of palm trees on Boa Viagem Beach in Recife
Mayoral candidate Morris the Cat is seen at his home in Xalapa
President Obama Departs For G8 Summit
A member of Samaritan sect takes part in traditional pilgrimage marking Shavuot atop Mount Gerizim
People go for a swim in Lake Geneva
North Korea Koreas Tension
Flooding in Germany
An anti-G8 poster rests in razor wire after protestors broke through the security fence surrounding the G8 Summit in the Lough Erne Golf Resort in County Fermanagh
G8 Summit in Lough Erne
NAACP Protests
Hotel guest rests in the pool of the Marina Bay Sands Skypark in front of the hazy skyline of Singapore
Nepalese farmer cover themselves from the rain while planting rice saplings in Khokana
India Floods
A man ferries his boat after retrieving floating watermelons from the flooded waters of river Yamuna in New Delhi
Bangladesh Daily Life
GAME 6 - NBA FINALS
Gunduz stands in a silent protest at Taksim Square in Istanbul
APTOPIX Afghanistan
Daily life in Bait Lahiya camp
#CHINA-HUBEI-ENSHI-TEA-LOCAL ECONOMY (CN)
A boy sits on a ladder next to his flooded house with the rising water level of river Yamuna after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi
-
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and her daughters Malia and Sasha visit the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin
IRAQ-MILITARY-DRILL
APTOPIX India Hindu Festival
A sedated elephant is placed in a container on a truck by KWS wardens during a relocation exercise on the margins of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in central Kenya
A close-up view of a sedated elephant's eye is seen as it is secured on the back of a truck by KWS wardens during a relocation exercise on the margins of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in central Kenya
Storms in Hesse
Pakistan Daily Life
APTOPIX China Vietnam
APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
Soldier fires a RPG after gunmen attacked the United Nations compound in the Somali capital Mogadishu
APTOPIX Brazil Soccer Confed Cup Protests
A member of the Free Syrian Army is seen inside a building in the old city of Aleppo
A member of the Free Syrian Army dives into a swimming pool in Aleppo
Construction labourers working at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands are pictured against the hazy skyline of Singapore
APTOPIX Germany US Obama
BESTPIX  President Obama Visits Berlin
An officer uses a string to ensure that members of the honour guard are standing in a straight line, ahead of a welcoming ceremony for visiting Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang in Beijing
France Air Show
APTOPIX Mideast Jordan War Games
BESTPIX  Royal Ascot 2013 - Day 2
Pope Francis kisses a baby as he arrives to lead the weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican
A priest baptises a child at Novopyatigorsk lake near Pyatigorsk
APTOPIX Hoffa Search
APTOPIX North Korea Daily Life
Demonstrators protest against the government of Brazil's President Rousseff in front of the National Congress in Brasilia
Children cover their noses near burnt land in Marpoyan Damai sub district, in the outskirts of Pekanbaru
People watch the rising waters of river Yamuna in New Delhi
A child displaced by the rising waters of the river Yamuna sits on a cycle cart parked outside makeshift tents at a roadside camp in New Delhi
Gaza daily life
APTROPIX Afghanistan Refugee Day
Summer Solstice at Stonehenge
Bangladesh Factory Collapse Photo Gallery
June 15, 2013. Chinese authorities display bear paws after 213 were seized from two Russian smugglers in the Chinese reg
... VIEW MORE

Reuters
1 of 70

Pictures of the Week: June 14 - June 21

Jun 21, 2013

From riots in Brazil and the Miami Heat's NBA triumph to 213 bear paws smuggled across the Chinese border and a cat that's running for mayor, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

TIME may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.