THE WORLDPOST
03/29/2014 10:18 am ET Updated Mar 29, 2014

Favela Raids, Rocket Launches And Nowruz Celebrations: Week In Photos, March 23 - 30

Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world. Ranging from the serious to the silly, these photos offer peeks into what happened around the globe this week.

1. A search and rescue worker looks for survivors in the aftermath of a mudslide in Washington, March 25, 2014.
mudslide washington
(David Ryder/Getty Images)

2. In Kazakhstan, a rocket and spacecraft blast off from a launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome, March 26, 2014.
kazakhstan
(VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images)

3. A student carries another student out of the Alexandra University after she was injured during clashes with Egyptian security forces, March 26, 2014.
egypt death
(AP Photo/Heba Khamis)

4. Chinese artist Li Wei performs at the Grand Palais as part of the Paris Art Fair, March 27, 2014.
paris art
(MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

5. Taiwanese protesters post anti-media slogans on a van belonging to a pro-government TV station in Taipei, March 24, 2014.
taiwan parliament march 2014
(Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)

6. A woman stands with her daughters during Nowruz celebrations in Kazlicesme, Istanbul, March 23, 2014.
persian new year
(BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

7. A group of Brazilian girls watch as a paramilitary police sniper secures the area while soldiers search for weapons in the Favela da Mare, Rio de Janeiro, March 26, 2014.
brazil favela
(CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

8. High school students hold candles during a vigil for passengers of the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 in Lianyungang, China, March 25, 2014.
malaysia airlines
(AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

9. In Crimea, a boy runs with a Russian flag outside the Crimean parliament in Simferopol, March 26, 2014.
crimea russia
(AP Photo/Alexander Polegenko)

10. A cyclist rides along a road on a misty morning in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, March 26, 2014.
afghanistan
(FARSHAD USYAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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