26 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of The Week

An Afghan boy carries a sheep on his shoulder at a livestock market in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Gisele Marie, a Muslim woman and professional heavy metal musician, plays her electric guitar during a concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


House Speaker John Boehner cries as Pope Francis address a joint meeting of Congress


Two million Muslim pilgrims walk on roads in Mecca during the annual Hajj. At least 717 died following a stampede during the stoning of the devil.


A street vendor in Lucknow, India, covers his stock as a municipal worker fumigates his stand to prevent mosquitoes breeding.


Sumo wrestlers try to make babies cry during an event at the Irugi Shrine in Tokyo, Japan. Parents believe that the bizarre ritual is good luck.


Actor Tracy Morgan and his wife Megan Wollover, pose backstage during the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California.


Locals in Lomianki, Poland, participate in a reenactment of the battle that began WWII.


A child rides his tricycle down an empty street in Israel during the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. Traffic is banned for the duration.


Devotees hold an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India.


A dog named Lucky gets a ride on the back of his owner as he swims at the beach in the southern port city of Tyre, Lebanon.


Afghan girls study in ruins outside Jalalabad city, Afghanistan.


A model presents a creation during London Fashion Week.


A boy poses for a photograph with a tiger in Yunnan Wildlife Park, China.


A man dressed as a jester celebrates Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany.


Afghan paraglider Zakia Mohammadi flies on the outskirts of Kabul.


Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates winning the Singapore F1 Grand Prix.


A camel gets a haircut on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan. During Eid al-Adha, Muslims sacrifice animals in commemoration of Prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice his son.


A woman cools off from the heat during the Rock in Rio music festival in Brazil.


Two boys swim in the Paung Laung River in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.


A man sleeps on a bench in Los Angeles. This week, Mayor Eric Garcetti declared a public emergency because of rising levels of homelessness.


Two goats walk on a dried up ricefield in Makassar, Indonesia. The majority of the country is suffering from the worst drought in five years.


A Muslim pilgrim takes a selfie atop Mount Thor in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.


Revelers attempt to escape a bull in Seville, Spain.


An Afghan boy kisses his brother as they exit from a metro station in Athens, where many migrants have been camping before continuing to northern Europe.


Model and designer Ashley Graham walks down the runway during the Addition Elle/Ashley Graham Lingerie Collection fashion show in New York City.

Source: Distractify

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s