The camera is much more than a recording apparatus, it is a medium via which messages reach us from another world.– Orson Wellessdsd.

Welcome to a new roundup of POW with the best photos taken for this week from around the world.

An Israeli woman and a Palestinian woman gesture at one another during a protest by Palestinians against Jewish visitors to the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City. (Finbarr O'reilly / Reuters)
An Israeli woman and a Palestinian woman gesture at one another during a protest by Palestinians against Jewish visitors to the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City. (Finbarr O’reilly / Reuters)
A Spanish Civil Guard pulls an African migrant from a border fence between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave of Melilla. Around 300 migrants attempted to cross the border into Spain and a few managed to pass the fence. (Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda / Reuters)
A Spanish Civil Guard pulls an African migrant from a border fence between Morocco and Spain’s north African enclave of Melilla. Around 300 migrants attempted to cross the border into Spain and a few managed to pass the fence. (Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda / Reuters)
Members of "El Sistema" (The System) play harps outside the operating room where a woman is giving birth at a maternity hospital in Caracas. In a nation awash with guns and with one of the world's highest murder rates, "The System" has for decades sought to counteract poor children's exposure to violence with the gentle and inspiring influence of classical music. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters)
Members of “El Sistema” (The System) play harps outside the operating room where a woman is giving birth at a maternity hospital in Caracas.
In a nation awash with guns and with one of the world’s highest murder rates, “The System” has for decades sought to counteract poor children’s exposure to violence with the gentle and inspiring influence of classical music. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters)
A radical protester clashes with law enforcement members on the Day of Ukrainian Cossacks, marked by activists and supporters of the All-Ukrainian Union Svoboda (Freedom) Party and far-right activists and nationalists to honor the role of the movement in the history of Ukraine, during a rally near the parliament building in Kiev. (GLEB GARANICH / REUTERS)
A radical protester clashes with law enforcement members on the Day of Ukrainian Cossacks, marked by activists and supporters of the All-Ukrainian Union Svoboda (Freedom) Party and far-right activists and nationalists to honor the role of the movement in the history of Ukraine, during a rally near the parliament building in Kiev. (GLEB GARANICH / REUTERS)
A child runs on a vehicle passageway after pro-democracy protesters have blocked the traffic from going through at the financial Central district in Hong Kong. (TYRONE SIU / REUTERS)
A child runs on a vehicle passageway after pro-democracy protesters have blocked the traffic from going through at the financial Central district in Hong Kong. (TYRONE SIU / REUTERS)
A shadow of a cloud is cast on the fields as a farmer ties a shawl on her head at Khokana in Lalitpur, Nepal. (NAVESH CHITRAKAR / REUTERS)
A shadow of a cloud is cast on the fields as a farmer ties a shawl on her head at Khokana in Lalitpur, Nepal. (NAVESH CHITRAKAR / REUTERS)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II walks through a field of ceramic poppies at The Tower of London. The poppies are part of an installation called 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' which marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. (KIRSTY WIGGLESWORTH / AP)
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II walks through a field of ceramic poppies at The Tower of London. The poppies are part of an installation called ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ which marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. (KIRSTY WIGGLESWORTH / AP)
A giant fork designed by Switzerland's artist Jean-Pierre Zaugg to commemorate Nestle's Alimentarium Food Museum 10th anniversary has been set up on Lake of Geneva , Switzerland. (FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP - GETTY IMAGES)
A giant fork designed by Switzerland’s artist Jean-Pierre Zaugg to commemorate Nestle’s Alimentarium Food Museum 10th anniversary has been set up on Lake of Geneva , Switzerland. (FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP – GETTY IMAGES)
A Kurdish refugee from the Syrian town of Kobani shows victory sign as a rainbow forms over the camp in the southeastern town of Suruc, Turkey. (Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters)
A Kurdish refugee from the Syrian town of Kobani shows victory sign as a rainbow forms over the camp in the southeastern town of Suruc, Turkey. (Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters)
Photographer Karim Bechara used a long exposure to produce this breathtaking image posted to his Facebook account and captioned: "The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time". (Karim Bechara)
Photographer Karim Bechara used a long exposure to produce this breathtaking image from Beirut, Lebanon posted to his Facebook account and captioned: “The reason lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn’t there the second time”. (Karim Bechara)
A surfer walks from the water as a severe storm hit Sydney at Bronte Beach, in Sydney. (Ryan Pierse / Getty Images)
A surfer walks from the water as a severe storm hit Sydney at Bronte Beach, in Sydney, Australia. (Ryan Pierse / Getty Images)
Nearly 5000 Indian students from the Delhi Public School perform seven yogic postures, with religious prayers for world harmony and peace in Hyderabad. (NOAH SEELAM / AFP - Getty Images)
Nearly 5000 Indian students from the Delhi Public School perform seven yogic postures, with religious prayers for world harmony and peace in Hyderabad. (NOAH SEELAM / AFP – Getty Images)
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