You can find pictures anywhere. It’s simply a matter of noticing things and organising them. You just have to care about what’s around you and have a concern with humanity and the human comedy. — Elliott Erwitt.
Welcome to a new POW post, presenting for you the best of this week’s photos from around the world.
A demonstration to mark the anniversary of the storming of the US embassy by student protesters that triggered a hostage crisis 35 years ago in Tehran, Iran. (Atta Kenare / AFP – Getty Images) Models use mobile phones as they wait for the start of a promotion event by Thailand’s second mobile network DTAC at a shopping centre in Bangkok, Thailand. (Narong Sangnak / EPA) Shia Muslim women watch a procession marking Ashura, Srinagar, Kashmir. (Danish Ismail / Reuters) A jogger passes a memorial at the location where Michael Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, in Ferguson. Rioting broke out in the city following Brown’s death on August 9. A grand jury is investigating the shooting and will determine whether to prosecute Wilson. (Scott Olson / Getty Images) Starlings in the Scottish Borders. Tens of thousands of starlings start their murmuration, with Criffel mountain in the background, as dusk falls near Gretna Green on the England and Scotland border. (OWEN HUMPHREYS / PA) Pakistani Shiite Muslim immigrants to Greece take part in a religious Ashoura procession in Athens’ Piraeus district. (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / AFP – GETTY IMAGES) A protester stands on a statue on Trafalgar Square during the Million Mask demonstration in London. The demonstration took place on Bonfire Night, the anniversary of the capture of Guy Fawkes, during his attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. (WILL OLIVER / EPA) Photographs of servicemen who lost their lives in Afghanistan are placed on crosses at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey, London. (BEN CAWTHRA / SIPA USA) A historic image commemorating the former Berlin Wall is projected on Alcala Gate in Madrid. Germany will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the wall. (JUAN MEDINA / REUTERS) Palestinians burn tires during clashes with Israeli border police in Jerusalem. Clashes broke out after a Palestinian driver rammed a minivan into a crowded train station. (Mahmoud Illean/AP) Participants in costumes hold burning torches as they take part in one of a series of processions during Bonfire night celebrations in Lewes, England. (Luke MacGregor / Reuters) Demonstrators confront riot police during clashes in central Brussels. Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members demonstrated over austerity measures to be taken by the new Belgian government. (Francois Lenoir/Reuters)