Pictures of the Week 2.12.15

A view of a Van Gogh-inspired hot air balloon being inflated during the Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, north of Manila. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
A view of a Van Gogh-inspired hot air balloon being inflated during the Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, north of Manila. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
The new commandant of the Pontifical Swiss Guard, Christoph Graf, attends a handover ceremony at the Vatican. REUTERS/Osservatore Romano
The new commandant of the Pontifical Swiss Guard, Christoph Graf, attends a handover ceremony at the Vatican. REUTERS/Osservatore Romano
Graduating New York State Police line up outside the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, N.Y. AP Photo/Mike Groll
Graduating New York State Police line up outside the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, N.Y. AP Photo/Mike Groll
A group of ice fishermen from Ashby, Mass., push their bob-house across frozen Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith, N.H. AP Photo/Jim Cole
A group of ice fishermen from Ashby, Mass., push their bob-house across frozen Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith, N.H. AP Photo/Jim Cole
A Filipino trooper inspects the alignment of a guard of honor prior to the arrival of Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the Villamor Air Base in suburban Pasay. AP Photo/Aaron Favila
A Filipino trooper inspects the alignment of a guard of honor prior to the arrival of Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the Villamor Air Base in suburban Pasay. AP Photo/Aaron Favila
Belgian chocolatier Dominique Persoone snorts cocoa powder off his Chocolate Shooter in his factory in Bruges. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Belgian chocolatier Dominique Persoone snorts cocoa powder off his Chocolate Shooter in his factory in Bruges. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Dancers of the state opera ballet during a dress rehearsal for the Opera Ball in Vienna. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Dancers of the state opera ballet during a dress rehearsal for the Opera Ball in Vienna. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
A Buddhist monk plays with a tiger at the Wat Pa Luang Ta Bua, also known as Tiger Temple, in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
A Buddhist monk plays with a tiger at the Wat Pa Luang Ta Bua, also known as Tiger Temple, in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
A light show is projected on the facade of the Palace of Fine Arts at Alameda Park, Mexico City. AP Photo/Marco Ugarte
A light show is projected on the facade of the Palace of Fine Arts at Alameda Park, Mexico City. AP Photo/Marco Ugarte
Juliette Binoche arrives for the screening of 'Nobody Wants the Night', during the opening gala of the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski
Juliette Binoche arrives for the screening of 'Nobody Wants the Night', during the opening gala of the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski
A man is reflected in a mirror as he enjoys a sunny winter day in Istanbul. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
A man is reflected in a mirror as he enjoys a sunny winter day in Istanbul. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
Visitors take a selfie in front of lantern decorations installed for Spring Festival celebrations in Beijing. REUTERS/Stringer
Visitors take a selfie in front of lantern decorations installed for Spring Festival celebrations in Beijing. REUTERS/Stringer
A man climbs an artificial wall of ice in Liberec, Czech Republic. REUTERS/David W Cerny
A man climbs an artificial wall of ice in Liberec, Czech Republic. REUTERS/David W Cerny
Policemen and soccer fans entering a stadium to watch a match near Cairo. REUTERS/Al Youm Al Saabi Newspaper
Policemen and soccer fans entering a stadium to watch a match near Cairo. REUTERS/Al Youm Al Saabi Newspaper
Fog rising from the Elbe River shrouding the towers of the Residenzschloss Dresden palace and the Catholic Hofkirche church in Dresden. Sean Gallup/Getty Images
Fog rising from the Elbe River shrouding the towers of the Residenzschloss Dresden palace and the Catholic Hofkirche church in Dresden. Sean Gallup/Getty Images
The scene as people try to put out a fire after what activists said were airstrikes by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus. REUTERS/ Mohammed Badra
The scene as people try to put out a fire after what activists said were airstrikes by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus. REUTERS/ Mohammed Badra
Costumed participants wearing traditional wooden masks perform in the annual carnival parade in Mittenwald, Germany. Philipp Guelland/Getty Images
Costumed participants wearing traditional wooden masks perform in the annual carnival parade in Mittenwald, Germany. Philipp Guelland/Getty Images
A woman bakes traditional bread as a girl sits nearby in the Chebayesh marsh, southeast of Baghdad. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
A woman bakes traditional bread as a girl sits nearby in the Chebayesh marsh, southeast of Baghdad. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
Czech Republic's Ondrej Bank crashes during the downhill portion of the mens Alpine combined at the world championships in Beaver Creek, Colo. AP Photo/Brennan Linsley
Czech Republic's Ondrej Bank crashes during the downhill portion of the mens Alpine combined at the world championships in Beaver Creek, Colo. AP Photo/Brennan Linsley
The four surviving original parchment engrossments of the 1215 Magna Carta on display to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta at Runnymede in 1215, in the Queen's Robing Room at the Houses of Parliament. Matt Dunham/WPA Pool/Getty Images
The four surviving original parchment engrossments of the 1215 Magna Carta on display to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta at Runnymede in 1215, in the Queen's Robing Room at the Houses of Parliament. Matt Dunham/WPA Pool/Getty Images
Japanese somen maker, Yoshinobu Izuhara, uses chopsticks to stretch drying Ibonoito somen noodles in Tatsuno, Japan. Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images
Japanese somen maker, Yoshinobu Izuhara, uses chopsticks to stretch drying Ibonoito somen noodles in Tatsuno, Japan. Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images
Sandhill cranes begin to stir after resting for the night at a roosting location along their winter migration route in Cecilia, Ky. AP Photo/David Stephenson
Sandhill cranes begin to stir after resting for the night at a roosting location along their winter migration route in Cecilia, Ky. AP Photo/David Stephenson
A Christie's employee looks at Francis Bacon's 'Study for a Head' in London. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
A Christie's employee looks at Francis Bacon's 'Study for a Head' in London. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
The Piton de la Fournaise volcano erupting on the Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. AP Photo/Fabrice Wislez
The Piton de la Fournaise volcano erupting on the Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. AP Photo/Fabrice Wislez
Pakistani female police commandos during training session in Nowshera, near Peshawar. AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad
Pakistani female police commandos during training session in Nowshera, near Peshawar. AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad
A worker paints a carnival mask in the likeness of Petrobras' former CEO Maria das Gracas Foster at the Condal factory in Rio. AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo
A worker paints a carnival mask in the likeness of Petrobras' former CEO Maria das Gracas Foster at the Condal factory in Rio. AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo
A store is open on the outskirts of Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine. AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka
A store is open on the outskirts of Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine. AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka
A worker preparing the Washington Park Arboretum's display garden for the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson
A worker preparing the Washington Park Arboretum's display garden for the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson
An orange toxic cloud over the town of Igualada, near Barcelona, following an explosion in a chemical plant. REUTERS/Ricard Sole Figueras
An orange toxic cloud over the town of Igualada, near Barcelona, following an explosion in a chemical plant. REUTERS/Ricard Sole Figueras
A hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill. Alex Wong/Getty Images
A hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill. Alex Wong/Getty Images
A rally called 'Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West', with a view of the Frauenkirche cathedral, in Dresden. AP Photo/Jens Meyer
A rally called 'Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West', with a view of the Frauenkirche cathedral, in Dresden. AP Photo/Jens Meyer
New York Islanders Anders Lee tries to score on Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason and Sean Couturier during game in Philadelphia. AP Photo/Matt Slocum
New York Islanders Anders Lee tries to score on Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason and Sean Couturier during game in Philadelphia. AP Photo/Matt Slocum
A man goes for a walk next to the Aralar Sanctuary in Aralar, northern Spain. AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos
A man goes for a walk next to the Aralar Sanctuary in Aralar, northern Spain. AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos
Guides and camels wait for tourists in front of the Al Khazneh, The Petra Treasury, in Petra, Jordan. The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images
Guides and camels wait for tourists in front of the Al Khazneh, The Petra Treasury, in Petra, Jordan. The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images