The week in photos: August 19-25, 2017
The week in photos: August 19-25, 2017


This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

FINAL PUSH. Supporters of Angolan President and The People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and MPLA presidential Candidate Joao Lourenco gather during the closing campaign rally in Luanda, on August 19, 2017. Photo by Marco Longari/AFP

FIRST GOLD. Mary Joy Tabal gets the gold rush started for the Philippines at the 2017 SEA Games on August 19, 2017, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo from PSC/POC Pool
JAPAN ROYALS IN HUNGARY. Prince Akishino (L), the 2nd son of Japan's Emperor Akihito is transported by a local horse carriage with daughter Princess Mako (R) at Bugac Puszta, Budapest, on August 20, 2017. Photo by Attila Kisbenedek/AFP
'NOT SO BRIGHT'. US President Donald Trump, with First Lady Melania Trump by his side, checks the partial solar eclipse from the balcony of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 21, 2017. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP
ECLIPSE. The solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, as seen from Madras, Oregon. Photo by Rob Kerr/AFP
'TAMA NA'. People gather at the People Power Monument in Quezon City on August 21, 2017, to protest the killing of 17-year-old Kian delos Santos. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler
BALLOON RADAR. Members of the Philippine Navy set up the newly acquired Tethered Aerostat Radar System from the US during a short turnover ceremony at the Naval Education and Training Command in San Antonio, Zambales on August 22, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler
BRONZE FINISH. Kaitlin de Guzman scores 12.3 to clinch the bronze medal in the beam event of the women's artistic gymnastics competition of the 29th SEA Games on August 22, 2017, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo by PSC-POC Media
RESCUED. This photo released by Italy's Vigili del Fuoco (firemen) shows Mattias, an Italian boy who was trapped in the rubble of his collapsed house, being rescued by Italian firemen, in Ischia, on August 22, 2017. Handout photo from Vigili del Fuoco/AFP
SIGNAL NO. 10. A woman uses her phone along Victoria Harbour amid heavy winds and rain brought by Typhoon Hato in Hong Kong on August 23, 2017. Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP
ON THE OFFENSIVE. Iraqi forces backed by the Hashed Al-Shaabi advance towards the town of Tal Afar, Mosul, after the Iraqi government announced the beginning of the operation to retake it from the control of ISIS on August 22, 2017. Photo by Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP
FIFA 2018 HOST. Soldiers march during the changing of the guard at the Mamayev Kurgan World War Two memorial complex and The Motherland Calls statue in Volgograd, Russia, on August 22, 2017. Photo by Miaden Antonov/AFP
SKY HIGH. A parasailor glides across the sky as the sun sets in Dubai on August 23, 2017. Photo by Giuseppe Cacace/AFP
RETURN TO MARAWI. Clad in full battle gear, President Rodrigo Duterte makes a third visit to war-torn Marawi City on August 24, 2017, to boost troop morale. Malacanang photo
HUDDLE. PNP chief Ronald Dela Rosa briefs police before the start of a Senate probe  into the killing of teenager Kian delos Santos on August 24, 2017. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler
FINAL VIGIL. Protest placards, picture,s and paintings from supporters fill the Delos Santos store shelves in Caloocan City on August, 25, 2017, the eve of Kian delos Santos' burial. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

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