Deadly tornadoes caused the death of at least 125 people in Missouri; five prisoners were hanged in public in Iran; protesters demanded the resignation of President Saakashvili in Georgia; a roadside bomb explosion happened in Afghanistan, the eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland and so on are some among the most impressive images last week.
Southern Sudanese authorities said on Friday, May 27 that more than 150, 000 people had fled Abyei after it was seized by the Northern army. North Sudanese armed forces have taken control of the disputed oil-rich boder territory of Abyei on Saturday. President Omar al-Bashir who is already being investigated for war crimes in Darfur, is now moving thousands of Arab herdsmen south into Abyei, backed by Sudanese army troops.
This photo shows a ruined house in the central Sudanese town of Abyei.
Jason Pugh found two rifles from his father’s house which was destroyed by the massive tornado hit Joplin, Missouri. It is regarded as the worst tornadoes to happen in the United States in over 60 years
Georgian riot police used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons on Thursday to disperse hundreds of protesters demanding the resignation of President Saakashvili
An Afghan man sits besides his brother who was wounded after a roadside bomb explosion in the Panjwaii district of Kandahar, Afghanistan on May 24.
A Ukrainian paratrooper eats a live frog at a military base in the town of Zhytomyr, some 135 km to the west of Kiev on May 26.
The deadly tornadoes swept through the city of Joplin, Missouri on May 22 caused the death of at least 125 people
Five prisoners convicted of murder, rape, armed robbery and drug trafficking were hanged in public on May 26 in the city of Qazvin, northwest of the capital Tehran in Iran.
Iceland has closed its Keflavik International Airport following Saturday's eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano which sent a plume of ash, smoke and steam 12 miles into the air.
A newborn baby listens to music played through earphones in Saca Hospital in Kosice, Slovakia. The hospital’s doctors believe that this way can help babies gain weight, reduce stress and handle birth pains better.
A prisoner stands in his cell at the Orange County jail in Santa Ana, California on May 24