The week in 34 photos – Russian newlyweds Alexander Emereev, left, and Dmitry Zaytsev are showered with rice as they pose with their marriage book in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, February 25. The two men planned to apply for political asylum from Russia after their marriage ceremony at the civil registry.
The week in 34 photos – Activist Pranab Boro sets himself on fire Monday, February 24, during a protest demanding land rights for people in various regions of India's eastern Assam state. Police extinguished the flames, but Boro died after being hospitalized with burns covering more than 90% of his body.
The week in 34 photos – Juventus striker Carlos Tevez, left, celebrates with teammate Andrea Pirlo after scoring against Torino during a Serie A soccer match in Turin, Italy, on Sunday, February 23.
The week in 34 photos – Cyclists with neon costumes participate in the opening of the Track Cycling World Championships in Cali, Colombia, on Wednesday, February 26. About 350 athletes from 35 countries will compete through March 2.
The week in 34 photos – A young Rothschild's giraffe winks to the camera at a zoo in Leipzig, Germany, on Friday, February 21. The giraffe, born on January 18, was named Jamal, which means "beauty" in Arabic.
The week in 34 photos – An anti-government demonstrator throws a burning tire as he builds a barricade Friday, February 21, at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine.
The week in 34 photos – Paula Deen rides fellow celebrity chef Robert Irvine during the South Beach Wine & Food Festival on Sunday, February 23, in Miami Beach, Florida.
The week in 34 photos – Musicians playing drums cast their shadows on a graffiti-painted wall as they perform during a carnival celebration in Athens, Greece, on Sunday, February 23.
The week in 34 photos – An Afghan policewoman searches a burqa-clad resident at a voter registration center in Herat province on Wednesday, February 26. Afghanistan is due to hold elections in April.
The week in 34 photos – A Russian warship docks at a harbor in Havana, Cuba, on Thursday, February 27, a day after Russia's defense minister announced plans to expand the country's worldwide military presence. The Vishnya-class ship is generally used for intelligence gathering.
The week in 34 photos – Wingsuit jumper Joby Ogwyn glides through the air during a practice jump near Perris, California, on Wednesday, February 26. In May, he plans to attempt the first wingsuit jump off the summit of Mount Everest, soaring down to his base camp 10,000 feet below and reaching speeds of up to 150 miles per hour.
The week in 34 photos – First lady Michelle Obama participates in a yoga class with children in Miami on Tuesday, February 25. This week marked the fourth anniversary of her Let's Move campaign, which fights childhood obesity.
The week in 34 photos – A cow stands in front of a backdrop while it's prepped to have its picture taken during a two-day milker competition in Verden, Germany, on Thursday, February 27.
The week in 34 photos – An ice diver swims in Russia's freezing Lake Baikal on Thursday, February 27. Diving under the ice requires special equipment and advanced training.
The week in 34 photos – Body armor for paramilitary police is seen at the end of a drill in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, February 26.
The week in 34 photos – Dyson Heppell of Essendon tackles Matt White of Port Adelaide during an Australian rules football match in Melbourne on Tuesday, February 25.
The week in 34 photos – Professional tennis players Eugenie Bouchard, right, and Grigor Dimitrov play on a floating court Monday, February 24, in Acapulco, Mexico.
The week in 34 photos – Palestinian civilians carry an injured boy during clashes with Israeli security forces near the eastern border of Gaza on Friday, February 21.
The week in 34 photos – Volunteers use a pontoon to move a car that has been cut off by floodwaters in Somerset, England, on Thursday, February 27.