People navigate a busy road while carrying some of their belongings as they flee the Masisi territory in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo following clashes between M23 rebels and government forces, at a road near Sake. [Aubin Mukoni/AFP]Published On 11 Feb 202411 Feb 2024
From internal turmoil in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the AFC Asian Cup final football match in Qatar, here is the week in photos.
An SUV sits buried by a mudslide, in the Beverly Crest area of Los Angeles, California in the US. A storm of historic proportions unleashed record levels of rain over parts of Los Angeles on Monday. [Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo]Revellers dance in the Cordao do Boitata pre-carnival party on the street in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. [Silvia Izquierdo/AP Photo]South Africa’s Matthew Randle in action during the men’s 100m breaststroke heats during the World Aquatics Championships in Doha, Qatar. [Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters]Farmers make barricades after blocking a highway during a protest near Mollerussa in northeast Spain. [Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo]Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour on the second day of the Lunar New Year of the Dragon, in Hong Kong. [Lam Yik/Reuters]Burqa-clad women line up to cast their ballots to vote at a polling station for women during Pakistan’s national elections in Peshawar. [Abdul Majeed/AFP]Lava crosses the main road to Grindavík and flows on the road leading to the Blue Lagoon, in Grindavík, Iceland. A volcano in southwestern Iceland erupted on Thursday, for the third time since December, and sent jets of lava into the sky. [Marco Di Marco/AP Photo]Qatar’s Hassan Al-Haydos lifts the trophy with teammates after winning the AFC Asian Cup in Lusail, Qatar. [Molly Darlington/Reuters]Demonstrators wear masks and carry placards during a rally calling on voters to reexamine the vision, mission, thoughts and ideas – as well as the track records – of presidential and vice presidential candidates, political parties, and legislative candidates ahead of upcoming elections in Jakarta, Indonesia. [Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana/Reuters]Palestinians return to their homes in Gaza City to find widespread destruction after the withdrawal of Israeli forces. [Omar Qattaa/Anadolu Agency]Locals react as they stand near their residential building damaged during a Russian missile strike in Kyiv, Ukraine. [Danylo Antoniuk/Reuters]