01/23/2014 03:26 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

The Most Breathtaking Photos From Around The World This Week

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week.

The following images tell the story of the past seven days' most compelling events, capturing happenstance moments and monumental occurrences all over the globe.

Our picks for this week are:

  • 1 This well-dressed dog in Brazil.
    A dog named Caique wears a hat and shirt on Arpoador beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Caique's owners said they like to dress Caique up for dog parades and that they enjoy pedestrians taking his picture during his daily walks. (Felipe Dana/AP)
  • 2 This snapshot of women in Iran.
    Women walk through an old neighbourhood of central Tehran on January 20, 2014, as Iran announced that it would halt production of 20 percent enriched uranium following the arrival of inspectors from the UN nuclear watchdog on the weekend to oversee implementation of a landmark nuclear deal clinched with world powers to put temporary curbs on the Islamic republic's nuclear programme. (Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)
  • 3 This colorful scene in Haiti.
    A worker works at a new office building under construction in Petion Ville, Haiti, on January 20, 2014. (Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images)
  • 4 This harrowing image of protesters in Ukraine.
    Protesters clash with police on January 19, 2014 during an opposition rally in the centre of the Ukrainian capital Kiev in a show of defiance against strict new curbs on protests. 200,000 protesters expressed frustration over the lack of a clear programme from the opposition leaders after almost two months of protests over the government's ditching of a pact with the EU under Russian pressure. (Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)
  • 5 These icy banks in Lithuania.
    A pedestrian walks along the banks of the Neris river as temperatures dipped to -18 degrees Celsius (-0,40 degrees Fahrenheit) in Vilnius, Lithuania, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. (Mindaugas Kulbis/AP)
  • 6 This portrait of mourners in India.
    Kashmiri villagers try to comfort the wailing sister, third left, during the funeral procession of Javid Salfi, a top militant commander of Hezb-ul Mujahedeen, in Bulbul Nowgam, some 55 kilometers (33 miles) south of Srinagar, India, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Thousands attended the funeral of the suspected rebel commander in Indian Kashmir Tuesday, a day after he was killed in a gun battle with government forces. In this divided Kashmir region, claimed by both India and Pakistan, some 68,000 people have been killed since 1989 in an armed uprising and subsequent crackdown by Indian forces. (Dar Yasin/AP)
  • 7 This photo of a threatened elephant in Côte d'Ivoire.
    Members of the NGO team IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) stand near an elephant in a truck as part of an operation to relocate dozens of elephants in conflict with farmers on January 20, 2014 in the village of Tapegue, commun of Daloa. The elephants, threatened in the national park Marahoue (center), where the land has been cleared by farmers for agricultural purposes have already killed three people and destroyed crops, said Ivorian ministers of Sustainable Development and Forestry, Rémi Allah Kouadio-and Mathieu Babaud Darret. (Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images)
  • 8 This boy enjoying the Epiphany in Belarus.
    A boy reacts in the ice cold water after plunging into it during Orthodox Epiphany celebrations at a lake in the village of Zadomlya, Belarus, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Thousands of Belarusian Orthodox Church followers plunged into icy rivers and ponds across the country to mark Epiphany, cleansing themselves with water deemed holy for the day. (Sergei Grits/AP)
  • 9 These supporters of President Cristina Fernandez in Argentina.
    Supporters of Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez watch through door windows, as she talks during a ceremony at the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. Fernandez spoke in public for the first time Wednesday since Dec. 10. Her 42-day silence had been feeding speculation in Argentina about her health in the wake of the head surgery she underwent in October. Some opponents have questioned who is running the country. (Natacha Pisarenko/AP)
  • 10 This Orthodox Christian festival in Ethiopia.
    A vendor walks towards the Fasilides baths during the Timkat festival in Gondar on January 20, 2014. Timkat is the Ethiopian Orthodox Christian festival which celebrates the baptism of jesus in the Jordan river. During Timkat, Tabots, or models of the Ark of the Covenant are taken from churches and paraded through the streets. (Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images)
  • 11 This bizarre aquatic portrait in England.
    Roundhouse ambassador Sadie Frost performs with FUERZABRUTA at The Roundhouse on January 22, 2014 in London, England. (David M. Benett/Getty Images)
  • 12 This intensely decorated model in Paris.
    A model presents a creation as part of American fashion designer Thom Browne's men's Fall-Winter 2014-2015 fashion collection, presented Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 in Paris. (Zacharie Scheurer/AP)
  • 13 These men preparing for a funeral in Egypt.
    An Egyptian man on a donkey rides past an honor guard lining the road leading to the funeral of several policemen killed after masked gunmen opened fire at a police checkpoint in the el-Wassta district in the province of Bani Suief, south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Masked gunmen riding on motorcycles opened fire at a police checkpoint in central Egypt early on Thursday, killing several policemen and wounding two, the Interior Ministry said. (Aly Hazzaa, El Shorouk Newspaper/AP)
  • 14 These children in the Palestinian Territories.
    Palestinian children play on the beach on January 24, 2014 in Gaza city. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)
  • 15 This colorful banner in Honduras.
    Workers hang a banner of Honduran President-elect Juan Orlando Hernandez, at the "Tiburcio Carias Andino" stadium where the inauguration ceremony will be held next week, in Tegucigalpa on January 24, 2014. Hernandez, of the ruling right-wing National Party, will take office for a four-year mandate on January 27. (Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images)

This story appears in Issue 84 of our weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, in the iTunes App store, available Friday, January 24.

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