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Three newlywed couples run away from a giant flower ball as a part of an adventure-themed wedding ceremony in Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wason Wanichakorn / Associated Press

A man is seen though the Valentine's Day -decorated window of a shop in Warsaw.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BARTLOMIEJ ZBOROWSKI / EPA

It's perfect weather for the Harlem Globetrotters' Hammer to show off his skills at Venice Beach after defeating the Washington Generals inside the bowl of the Venice Beach Skate Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

A dog wears sunglasses backstage during a pet fashion show, part of New York Fashion Week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSHUA LOTT / AFP/Getty Images

An Afghan Kuchi resident carries a water canister past ruins of a building destroyed during the Afghan-Soviet war on the outskirts of Jalalabad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOORULLAH SHIRZADA / AFP/Getty Images

A visitor stands in front of a 360-degree panorama display by artist Yadegar Asisi that depicts the city of Dresden in the aftermath of the Feb. 13, 1945, Allied firebombing in Dresden, Germany. The city of Dresden is commemorating the 70th anniversary of the bombing with a series of events that includes the formation of a human chain at night across the city center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty Images

Hundreds of Filipino students dance during the "One Billion Rising Dance" to demand an end to violence against women and girls, inside an all-girl Catholic school in Manila.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPA

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro react as fellow demonstrators are arrested during a protest in Caracas, Venezuela. Opposition students marched Thursday in Caracas and other Venezuelan cities.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FEDERICO PARRA / AFP/Getty Images

People rush an injured person to a hospital following an attack involving suicide bombers and gunmen at a Shiite mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan. Militants stormed a Shiite mosque in northwestern Pakistan, killing many people in a wave of shooting and explosions before the siege ended, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammad Sajjad / Associated Press

Rescue workers carry a victim on a stretcher at the site of a train accident where at least 10 passengers died and 17 were injured when a train derailed in India's southern state of Karnataka.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAGADEESH NV / EPA

A female diver hugs a zebra shark during a show ahead of Valentine's Day at Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK ROBICHON / EPA

A vigil was held at USC's religious center in memory of three Muslim students killed in a residential complex at the University of North Carolina. About 75 students, including Newal Osman, and community members attended the candlelight vigil on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

John Stephen Wood lights a cigarette in a Ventura motel room where he recovering from multiple stab wounds and a beating with a baseball bat. The 46-year-old homeless man, known to friends as "Woody," was attacked near the Ventura Promenade on Feb. 1.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

L.A. resident Jasmen Lopez is framed by cherry blossoms as springtime comes early to Descanso Gardens in La Canada-Flintridge.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A winter scene from Bryce Canyon National Park in southwestern Utah.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: James Michael Kruger / National Park Foundation

Russian President Vladimir Putin, France's President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, from left, attend a meeting in Minsk aimed at halting a 10-month war in Ukraine where dozens were killed in the latest fighting.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MYKOLA LAZARENKO / AFP/Getty Images

A toxic cloud over the industrial estate of Les Comes de Igualada in Barcelona. Two people were injured after an explosion at a chemical company generated the toxic cloud. Residents were advised not to leave their houses in Igualada and Odena.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IVAN VALLS / EPA

Drug addicts gather around fire to warm themselves in a suburb of Tehran. Officials say more than 2.2 million of Iran's 80 million citizens are addicted to illegal drugs, including 1.3 million in registered treatment programs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ebrahim Noroozi / Associated Press

Sebastien Ogier of France drives his Volkswagen Polo R WRC during the shakedown of Rally Sweden 2015 in Hagfors.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIKOS MITSOURAS / EPA

Masked revelers parade through the streets during the start of the carnival season in Lucerne, Switzerland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: URS FLUEELER / EPA

Graduates of Dongmyung Girls High School, clad in traditional Korean dress, bow deeply to teachers and parents during their graduation ceremony at the school in Seoul, South Korea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YONHAP / EPA

Chinese shop for Lunar New Year decorations at a wholesale market in Beijing. Chinese will celebrate the Lunar New Year on Feb. 19 this year, which marks the Year of Sheep on the Chinese zodiac.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated Press

An animal rights activist from PETA hands out bananas to motorists at an intersection in Bangkok, Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPA

The sun casts a golden glow on the historic Seventh Street Produce Market in Los Angeles on a warm Tuesday afternoon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A bicycle courier pedals past parked school buses along San Pedro Street in the Fashion District of Los Angeles on a warm Tuesday afternoon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

The sun casts a golden glow on grafitti as a woman waits to cross Hooper Avenue in South Los Angeles on a warm Tuesday afternoon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Beverly Hills High basketball fans were cheering during a game against Santa Monica.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times

Iranian schoolgirls wave their national flag during the 36th anniversary of the Islamic revolution in Tehran's Azadi Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEHROUZ MEHRI / AFP

A Metrolink train derailed just north of Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

A tea seller prepares tea for laborers in the old city area of New Delhi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernat Armangue / AP

Bostonians walk between piles of snow on a downtown street. The National Weather Service forecasts a weak weather system may bring 2 to 4 inches of new snow Thursday into Friday morning to the region, which already has seen record snowfalls this winter.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bill Sikes / AP

The pack rides past a truck transporting camels during the fourth stage of the 2015 Tour of Qatar, between al-Thakhira and Mesaieed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LIONEL BONAVENTURE / AFP

A man walks past an unexploded rocket in in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, in the Donetsk region.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VOLODYMYR SHUVAYEV / AFP

The Clarion Hotel and Casino comes crashing to the ground in a controlled implosion is imploded in Las Vegas. It was the first casino implosion in Las Vegas since the New Frontier Hotel and Casino was brought down in 2007.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ethan Miller / Getty Images

A paddle boarder gets a close view of the waves crashing against the jetty in Redondo Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Rich and Kathy Melvin shovel out their car in front of their house in Somerville,, Mass. The latest snowstorm left the Boston area with another two feet of snow and forced the MBTA to suspend all rail service for the day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Josh Reynolds / Associated Press

The sun casts a golden glow on the historic Seventh Street Produce Market in Los Angeles on a warm Tuesday afternoon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Snowflakes sprinkle down onto a woman taking a walk through a forest in southern Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / AFP/Getty Images

A Femen activist is held down as another is taken away by police officers after they staged a topless protest in front of the Lille courthouse in northern France, where Dominique Strauss-Kahn goes on trial on sex charges. The former head of the International Monetary Fund, whose career went down in flames amid accusations of sexually assaulting a hotel maid in New York, is facing pimping charges in France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michel Spingler / Associated Press

People walk past the bodies of two victims of shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramotorsk. At least six civilians were killed and 21 wounded in a rocket attack on Ukraine's military headquarters in the war-torn east, local authorities said. The attack also hit residential areas of Kramatorsk, which is considered to be under firm Kiev control.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VOLODYMYR SHUVAYEV / AFP/Getty Images

Townspeople search for survivors after reported airstrikes by Syrian regime forces in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the capital, Damascus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABD DOUMANY / AFP/Getty Images

Believers pray around a cross-shaped platform covered with candles placed in jars of honey during a ceremony marking the day of St. Haralampi, Orthodox patron saint of beekeepers, at the Church of the Blessed Virgin in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV / AFP/Getty Images

A bicycle courier pedals past parked school buses along San Pedro Street in the Fashion District of Los Angeles on a warm Tuesday afternoon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Chinese dancers perform during a Spring Festival of Cambodia and China in Phnom Penh. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen attended the performance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TANG CHHIN SOTHY / AFP/Getty Images

Aam Aadmi Party supporters celebrate as they watch the results of Delhi Assembly Elections outside the party office at Patel Nagar in Delhi, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lam Yik Fei / Getty Images

Emirati officials walk past a design by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during the second day of the Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kamran Jebreili / Associated Press

The sun sets over the Ravi River in Lahore, Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OMER SALEEM / EPA

Madonna performs at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Audience members wear devil's head horns at the Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Pallbearers carry the casket of Terry Carter, who was struck and killed by a truck driven by rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

A white Lexus sedan was launched into oncoming traffic after being rear-ended by a black SUV driven by former Olympian Bruce Jenner. The sedan's driver, who died, had rear-ended a car that had stopped short.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

Mary Mulloy of Strafford, Vt., works to dig her car out of the long term parking lot at the airport in Manchester, N.H., on Monday. Mulloy was returning from Salt Lake City, where temperatures were in the 70s.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jim Cole / Associated Press

A villager dressed as a Volante takes part in the Entroido Ribeirao, a carnival in the village of Santiago de Arriba. Volantes, Margatos and Mecos are traditional characters of this ancient festival that was prohibited during the Spanish Civil War.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP/Getty Images

A patrol made up of members of a Ukrainian volunteer battalion and police arrest two men on Independence Square in Kiev. The men allegedly arrived from Donetsk and are suspected of participating in separatist activities and organizing terrorist attacks in the Ukrainian capital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP/Getty Images

A high-rising wave on the seafront of Beirut. A rainstorm in Lebanon has led to a steep drop in the temperature.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WAEL HAMZEH / EPA

A father grieves for his dead sons at the Zynhom morgue in Cairo. At least 22 people were killed in clashes between Egyptian police and Zamalek football club fans at a stadium in the capital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HAMADA ELRASAM / AFP/Getty Images

Ivory Coast soccer fans in Abidjan celebrate after their national team won the Africa Cup of Nations. Ivory Coast faced Ghana in the final held in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, and won in a penalty shootout 9-8.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SIA KAMBOU / AFP/Getty Images

Newlyweds jump in the shadows of lantern decorations at the Thean Hou Temple for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Chinese around the world will celebrate the Year of the Sheep.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAZRY ISMAIL / EPA

Ethnic Ta'ang novice Buddhist monks peep out of a monastery window to watch Ta'ang National Liberation army leaders who gathered in Mar Wong, a village in northern Shan state, Myanmar, to celebrate the 52nd anniversary of their insurrection.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated Press

A visitor walks under a Shinto shrine gate in Yunishigawa, Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated Press

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The Week in Pictures | February 9 – 15, 2015

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The Week in Pictures | February 9 – 15, 2015

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The Week in Pictures | February 9 – 15, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism.

Minsk, Belarus: Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko attend a meeting in Minsk where a cease-fire agreement was reached in a 10-month war in eastern Ukraine.

Dresden, Germany: A visitor stands in front of a 360-degree panorama display by artist Yadegar Asisi that depicts Dresden in the aftermath of the Feb. 13, 1945, Allied firebombing. The city is commemorating the 70th anniversary of the bombing with a series of events that includes the formation of a human chain Friday night across the city center.

Manila: Hundreds of students at a Filipino all-girls Catholic school join in the “One Billion Rising Dance” to demand an end to violence against women and girls.

Barcelona, Spain: A toxic cloud over the industrial estate of Les Comes de Igualada.

Tehran, Iran: Drug addicts gather around a fire to warm themselves in a suburb of Tehran. Officials say more than 2.2 million of Iran’s 80 million citizens are addicted to illegal drugs, including 1.3 million in registered treatment programs.

Douma, Syria: Syrian civilians search for survivors after a reported airstrike by government forces.

Los Angeles: A vigil was held at USC in memory of three Muslim students killed in a residential complex at the University of North Carolina.

Malibu: An investigation continued after police said a white Lexus sedan was launched into oncoming traffic and struck head on, killing its driver, after being rear-ended on Pacific Coast Highway by a black SUV driven by former Olympian Bruce Jenner.

New York: A model backstage at the pet fashion show part of New York Fashion Week.

Boston: Commuters walk between piles of snow on a downtown street. The region got more snow late in the week on top of an already record snowfall this winter.

Add stops in Venezuela, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Switzerland, Sweden and Thailand to round out the report.

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