Photos of the week

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour during New Year's Eve celebrations in Australia, January 1. AAP/Brendan Esposito/via REUTERS

Pope Francis plays with a ball as members of Circus of Cuba perform during the Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, January 2. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro gestures as he drives toward his swearing-in ceremony, in Brasilia, January 1. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro gestures as he drives toward his swearing-in ceremony, in Brasilia, January 1. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro gestures as he drives toward his swearing-in ceremony, in Brasilia, January 1. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Mount Anak Krakatau volcano spews hot ash during an eruption, as seen from an Indonesian Naval Patrol Boat at Sunda strait in Lampung, Indonesia, January 1. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/ via REUTERS

A migrant, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America traveling to the U.S., is wrapped with a banner depicting the Virgin of Guadalupe in front of a riot police cordon, as migrants try to reach the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico in...more

A woman walks a dog with styled and dyed fur on a street in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, December 25. REUTERS/Stringer

Believers of Afro-Brazilian religions pay tribute to Yemanja, goddess of the sea, during a traditional celebration ahead of New Year's eve on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 29. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A greyhound chases a hare during a hare coursing meeting in Abbeyfeale, Ireland, December 28. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A follower blows smoke from a cigar on a statue of La Santa Muerte (The Saint of Death), a cult figure often depicted as a skeletal grim reaper, as part of a cleansing ritual in Tepito neighborhood, in Mexico City, January 1. REUTERS/Daniel...more

A police officer wields his stick against members of the Kerala Students Union (KSU), the student wing of India's main opposition Congress party, outside a police station during a protest after two women entered the Sabarimala temple, in Kochi,...more

U.S. President Donald Trump attends a Cabinet meeting on day 12 of the partial U.S. government shutdown at the White House, January 2. REUTERS/Jim Young

Men remove a rock in contaminated sewage water at an area known as 'the Mine', where informal workers search for scrap metal, at the largest garbage dump in Guatemala City, Guatemala, December 27. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Germany's Markus Eisenbichler in action at the Four-Hills Ski Jumping tournament in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, January 1. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

A migrant, who is trying to reach the United States, jumps the border fence and crawls through barbed wire to cross illegally from Mexico into the U.S., as pictured from Tijuana, Mexico, December 28. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

A worker cleans up the area after New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, January 1. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds the speaker's gavel after being elected speaker as the U.S. House of Representatives meets for the start of the 116th Congress inside the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 3. ...more

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