The World This Week (In Photos)
A peacock opens its feathers in its cage at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad on June 9, 2011.
An artist creates a sand portrait of legendary painter M F Husain to pay tributes to him at Sangam in Allahabad on Thursday evening.
Smoke bombs explode near a South Korean army K-1 tank during a South Korea and U.S. joint military exercise against possible North Korean attacks in Paju, near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas, on Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Handout photo released by Nasa Earth Observatory on June 7, 2011 and taken from Nasa's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), sunspot complex 1226-1227, shows the Sun unleashing an M-2 (medium-sized) solar flare
Afghan children play soccer in front of the war-damaged Darul Aman Palace in the suburbs of Kabul, Afghanistan
Aircraft of the US Air Force air demonstration squadron, the Thunderbirds, fly over Kogalniceanu airport, near Constanta, 230 kms east of Bucharest, on June 8, 2011. The United States and Romania are negotiating the purchase of second-hand F-16 combat aircraft.
A rainbow is seen over a field on the countryside near Beeskow, eastern Germany, on June 7, 2011. After very high temperatures during the last days, thunderstorms and heavy rain broke out in the northern part of Germany.
A stray dog walks on the ash-covered shores of a branch of the Nahuel Huapi lake in Peninsula San Pedro, near San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina, on June 7, 2011, three days after the eruption of Chile's Puyehue volcano, located 870 km south of Santiago in the Andes mountains.
Armed Yemeni tribesmen loyal to dissident tribal leader Sheikh Sadiq al-Ahmar inspect damage at his house in Sanaa on June 7, 2011 while anti-government protesters demanded a swift transfer of power from Ali Abdullah Saleh as his deputy said the veteran Yemeni president would return within days after surgery in Riyadh for blast injuries.
A Palestinian child stands next burning tires at the Palestinian refugees camp of Ain al-Helweh on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city of Sidon on June 6, 2011 during a "Day Of Rage" that called on all the Palestinian factions in Lebanon to show their support to the Palestinians and others killed by Israeli soldiers during the rallies witnessed along the ceasefire line with Israel in the Golan Heights and inside the West Bank
In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, visitors tour on camels at Mingsha Mountain, or Singing Sand Mountain, during the traditional Chinese dragon boat festival in Dunhuang, northwest China's Gansu Province, Monday, June 6, 2011.
A cloud of ash billowing from Puyehue volcano near Osorno in southern Chile, 870 km south of Santiago, on June 5, 2011. Puyehue volcano erupted for the first time in half a century on June 4, 2011, prompting evacuations for 3,500 people as it sent a cloud of ash that reached Argentina.