Wednesday 22 October 2014

The World in Pictures

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A Bukusu boy waits outside his uncle's home for the circumcision ritual, which is currently taking place in Kenya's western region of Bungoma. The Bukusu tribe from Western Kenya has stuck to their long standing and strong tradition in the rites of passage to adulthood, through the circumcision ritual where young boys face the circumciser's knife without flinching.
A Bukusu boy waits outside his uncle's home for the circumcision ritual, which is currently taking place in Kenya's western region of Bungoma. The Bukusu tribe from Western Kenya has stuck to their long standing and strong tradition in the rites of passage to adulthood, through the circumcision ritual where young boys face the circumciser's knife without flinching.
The sun sets over the northern Gaza Strip as seen from the Israeli border. Israel launched more than 30 air attacks in Gaza on Saturday, killing five Palestinians, and militants fired rockets at Israel as the conflict entered a second month, defying international efforts to revive a ceasefire.
The sun sets over the northern Gaza Strip as seen from the Israeli border. Israel launched more than 30 air attacks in Gaza on Saturday, killing five Palestinians, and militants fired rockets at Israel as the conflict entered a second month, defying international efforts to revive a ceasefire.
A reveller wearing a mask poses before performing at a carnival parade in Havana
A reveller wearing a mask poses before performing at a carnival parade in Havana.