02/08/2014 09:53 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Floods, Tigers And The Olympic Ceremony: The Week In Photos, Feb. 2 - Feb. 9

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 a peek into events around the world this week.

1. In Myanmar, a hot air balloon hovers over the temples of Bagan, on Feb. 4, 2014.
(Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)

2. South African miners gather to mourn their colleagues, who died in a mining accident in Doornkop, southwest of Johannesburg, on Feb. 6, 2014.
miners south africa

3. Indira, a bengal white tigress, lies down with her cubs at the zoo of Cali in Colombia, on Feb. 6, 2014.
bengal white tigress
(LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

4. Camel herders warm themselves at a bonfire at the annual Nagaur cattle fair, in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, on Feb. 6, 2014.
(AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh)

5. Royal Marines, deployed to aid those affected by devastating floods, wade through Moorland, Somerset on Feb. 7, 2014.
uk floods

6. An Indonesian boy carries his brother as the Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic smoke at Sibintun village, on Feb. 7, 2014.
(Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

7. A man gestures as he urges other protesters to stop stoning a local government building in Tuzla, north of Bosnia's capital Sarajevo, on Feb. 6, 2014.
(AP Photo/Amel Emric)

8. Russian artists perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, on Feb. 7, 2014.
(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

9. A North Korean soldier looks towards the south through a pair of binoculars at the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, on Feb. 6, 2014.
north korea
(AP Photo/Yonhap, Shin Jun-hee)

10. Anti-government protesters stand on a barricade in Ukraine's Kiev on Feb. 7, 2014.