The Week In Pictures: 5 – 12 January 2018

The Week In Pictures: 5 – 12 January 2018

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Week in pictures: An acrobat gives a gravity defying performance at Rio de Janeiro's tourist hill station, Urca.
An acrobat gives a gravity defying performance at Rio de Janeiro's tourist hill station, Urca. / Source: NBC News

Our The Week in Pictures segment brings to you a collection of powerful images from Pakistan and around the world to recap the week that was.

Two sisters run to each other after finding each other alive following the air strikes in Hamouria, Syria that killed dozens of citizens.
Two sisters run towards each other after finding each other alive following air strikes in the rebel-held Hamouria, Syria that killed dozens of citizens. / Source: BBC

Also See: The Week In Pictures: 31 December 2017 – 5 January 2018

South Korean and North Korean delegates shake hands following the latter's decision to take part in the Winter Olympics. This decision has seen a rare relaxation of tensions between the two estranged neighbours.
South Korean and North Korean delegates shake hands following the latter’s decision to take part in the Winter Olympics. This decision has seen a rare relaxation of tensions between the two estranged neighbours. / Source: NBC News
Oprah Winfrey gives a powerful speech on the 75th Golden Globe Awards telling sexual predators that their "...times up." / Source: Variety.com
Oprah Winfrey gives a powerful speech on the 75th Golden Globe Awards telling sexual predators that their “…time is up.” / Source: Variety.com
Riots erupt in Kasur, Pakistan after the rape and murder of 7 year old Zainab - the fifth victim of the same serial rapist since 2015. / Source: Dawn
Riots erupted in Kasur, Pakistan after the rape and murder of 7 year old Zainab – the fifth victim of the same serial rapist since 2015. At least two people lost their lives after police opened fire on the protesters. / Source: Dawn

Also Read: Wrap-up 2017: 17 Moments That Brought Immense Pride To Pakistan

Speaker Balochistan Assembly, Raheela Hameed Khan Durrani announces the resignation of Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri after he chose to bow down instead of contesting a no-trust motion against him.
Speaker Balochistan Assembly, Raheela Hameed Khan Durrani announces the resignation of Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri after he chose to bow down instead of contesting a no-trust motion against him. / Source: Dawn
A freshwater stringray (a fis belonging to the shark family) is measured during the annual inventory check at Sea Life Aquarium in Hanover, northern Germany,
A freshwater stingray (a fish belonging to the shark family) is measured during the annual inventory check at Sea Life Aquarium in Hanover, northern Germany, / Source: BBC
An acrobat gives a gravity defying performance at Rio de Janeiro's tourist hill station, Urca.
An acrobat gives a gravity defying performance at Rio de Janeiro’s tourist hill station, Urca. / Source: NBC News

Also See: The Most Powerful Pictures from Around the World: 4 – 10 September 2017

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