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Week in pictures 20 January 2024

STRASBOURG: For the first time in history, on Tuesday, January 16, the Ceri of Gubbio have conquered the seat of the European Parliament in Strasbourg to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Umbria Region's adoption of the Ceri in its banner (Associazione Maggio Eugubino)


COPENAGHEN: Denmark's King Frederik X and his wife, Queen Mary, ride in a carriage back to Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Sunday, January 14. King Frederik X took the throne Sunday after the abdication of his mother Queen Margrethe II (Ida Marie Odgaard/Ritzau Scanpix/AP)


SAN BARTOLOME DE PINARES: A rider goes through flames during the annual "Luminarias" celebration on the eve of Saint Anthony's day, Spain's patron saint of animals, in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares, on Tuesday, January 16 (REUTERS/Juan Medina)


BRUGELETTE: Snow dusts the face of Mumbai, a royal white tiger, at a zoo in Brugelette, Belgium, on Thursday, January 18 (Yves Herman/Reuters)


NEW YORK: An aerial view of a snow-covered Highmark Stadium during the 2024 AFC wild card game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, on Monday, January 15 (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)


MEXICO CITY: A woman holds her dog to be blessed by a priest during a ceremony commemorating the Feast of San Antonio Abad, the patron saint of domestic animals, in Xochimilco on the outskirts of Mexico City, on Wednesday, January 17 (REUTERS/Raquel Cunha)


RAFAH: A boy reacts as Palestinians wait to receive food amid shortages of food supplies, in Rafah, on Wednesday, January 17 (REUTERS/Mohammed Salem)


GRINDAVIK: Molten lava flows over houses in Grindavik, Iceland, on Sunday, January 14, after a volcano erupted. Grindavík was previously evacuated following weeks of seismic activity which culminated in a dramatic volcanic eruption that expelled bursts of lava and sent huge plumes of smoke into the sky (Bjorn Steinbekk/AP)


GUAYAQUIL: Police officers prepare to inspect a person, amid the ongoing wave of violence around the nation, in Guayaquil, on Monday, January 15 (REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado)


MARINKA: Ukrainian service members of 79th brigade fire a L119 howitzer towards Russian troops near the front line town of Marinka, in Donetsk region, on Sunday, January 14 (REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak)



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