The week in photos: January 30-February 5, 2022
The week in photos: January 30-February 5, 2022

Fans wearing their national colors wait for the start of the Africa Cup of Nations quarter finals match between Senegal and Equatorial Guinea at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Cameroon on January 30.

Thaier Al-Sudani/Reuters

This week's selection of news, sports, lifestyle, entertainment and human interest photos from the Philippines and around the globe

From celebrating the Lunar New Year underwater to jitters over the Philippine Bar Examinations, here’s a roundup of our picks for the week’s most striking and memorable photos.

Check back for more of these striking visuals in the coming weeks.

A man wearing a wig with a syringe takes part in a demonstration in Brussels on January 30 asking for the impeachment of Belgium’s government following COVID-19 restrictions imposed by authorities. Yves Herman/Reuters

A diver wearing a Prosperity God costume feeds fishes inside an aquarium at the Manila Ocean Park on January 30, as part of a show in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year. Rappler

A veteran of the Ukrainian National Guard Azov battalion conducts military exercises for civilian in Kyiv, Ukraine on January 30. Gleb Garanich/Reuters

A demonstrator shows her ‘blood’ painted hand during a protest by Indigenous Peoples rights advocates against the Kaliwa Dam project at Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System office in Quezon City January 31. Angie de Silva/Rappler

A girl sits in front of a bakery in the crowd with Afghan women waiting to receive bread in Kabul, Afghanistan on January 31. Ali Khara/Reuters

Students play as they return to classes for 2022 school year in San Salvador, El Salvador on January 31. Jose Cabezas/Reuters

Supporters join Commission on Elections Commissioner Rowena Guanzon as she speaks to the media outside the Manila Cathedral on January 31, ahead of her retirement and the release of a separate opinion on cases against Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Rappler

A girl walks inside a room as she visits the ‘Tel Aviv Pop-Up Museum’, a temporary art museum inside a condemned residential building where the works of 150 artists and designers are displayed, in Tel Aviv, Israel on February 1. Nir Elias/Reuters

Residents survey a landslide area as firefighter rescue crews continue searching homes and streets covered by mud in Quito, Ecuador on February 1. Jonatan Rosas/Reuters

Healthcare worker Asmita Koladiya carries her eight-month-old daughter as she prepares to administer a vaccine against COVID-19 to a villager in Lodhida in Gujarat, India on February 1. Amit Dave/Reuters

Filipino-Chinese residents watch a lion and dragon dance performance as they welcome the lunar new year in Quezon City on February 1. Jire Carreon/Rappler

Canada women’s ice hockey team members for the Winter Olympics pose for a team photo session inside the Wukesong Sports Center in Beijing, China on February 2. David W Cerny/Reuters

Pope Francis looks at a figurine depicting him held by a woman during the weekly general audience at the Vatican on February 2. Guglielmo Mangiapane/Reuters

The mother of late New York City Police Department officer Wilbert Mora, who was killed in the line of duty while responding to a domestic violence call, gets emotional during a funeral service at the St. Patrick’s Cathedral in the Manhattan on February 2. Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Migrants wait to disembark from a Spanish coast guard vessel, in the port of Arguineguin, in the island of Gran Canaria, Spain on February 3. Borja Suarez/Reuters

Demonstrators acting as Chinese police join human rights groups protest against alleged human rights violations by the Chinese government, ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics, outside the Chinese consulate in Los Angeles, California on February 3. Ringo Chiu/Reuters

Aspiring lawyers queue for health safety check before entering the De La Salle University in Manila for the first day of the Bar Examinations on February 4. Rappler

Performers in laser lights skate during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics at Beijing National Stadium in China on February 4, Aleksandra Szmigiel/Reuters

A sea lion pup is release back on the shore after it fell into the ocean from a rock sanctuary of a herd of sea lions, in Cobquecura, Chile on February 5. Jose Luis Saavedra/Reuters

A Siberian Husky looks through a car window during a sled dog racing competition in the Omsk region, Russia on February 5. Alexey Malgavk/Reuters

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