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.

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

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

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

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.