Your week in pictures

Local residents release sky lanterns during a celebration of Valentine's Day in the Belarus town Grodno, some 300km west of the capital Minsk on February 14, 2013. Photo: AFP/ VIKTOR DRACHEV
An Indian Hindu Sadhu paints his forehead after bathing at the Sangam or confluence of the Yamuna, Ganges and mythical Saraswati rivers at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad on February 19, 2013. Photo: AFP/ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS
Relatives of victims sit in front of the coffins with the remains of those murdered by the Shinning Path or the Peruvian Army during the counter-insurgent war (1980-2000), during a ceremony on February 19, 2013 in Cuzco, Peru. Photo: AFP/AFP PHOTO
Relatives of missing miners hold crosses at El Zocalo square in Mexico City, on February 19, 2013, at the commemoration of 7th anniversary of an accident in a coal mine in San Juan de Sabinas, Coahuila state. Photo: AFP/YURI CORTEZ
A Bulgarian demonstrator throws a rock to riot police during clashes on the sidelines of a protest against the government in downtown Sofia on February 19, 2013. Protests begun a week ago in response to soaring electricity prices. Photo: AFP/NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV
An internally displaced Syrian refugee child has a hair cut at a makeshift barber shop at the Azaz refugee camp along the Syrian-Turkish border on February 19, 2013.Some 15,000 refugees are living in this camp with no electricity or running water. Photo: AFP/CHRIS HUBY
South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius appears on February 20, 2013 at the Magistrate Court in Pretoria. Pistorius battled to secure bail as he appeared on charges of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on February 14, Valentine's Day. Photo: AFP/STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN
Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) veterinarians inspect an anesthetized five-year-old female Asiatic black bear, who is one of three to be introduced into the new exhibit at the Mandai Zoological Garden in Singapore, February 20, 2013. Photo: AFP/ROSLAN RAHMAN
Striking Indian auto-rickshaw drivers play carrom amid their vehicles at an auto stand during a two-day strike called by trade unions opposing the current UPA government’s economic policies in Bhubaneswar on February 20, 2013. Photo: AFP/ASIT KUMAR


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