This is the week that was number 34 in pictures. Some sad, some mad, some great and some simply cool.

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A man from India's northeastern state, who was injured while boarding the crowded train from the South, is carried by his friends upon their arrival at the railway station in Guwahati in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. UTPAL BARUAH/REUTERS

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Twins pose for group pictured in front of Chancellery during 10. Twin Meeting in Berlin. THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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People from India's northeastern states sit inside train bound for the Assam state at the railway station in Kolkata. RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI/REUTERS

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Bathers drift down the Limmat river on a hot summer day during the 49th public swimming event in Zurich. ARND WIEGMANN/REUTERS

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Republican vice presidential candidate Ryan introduces his mother Betty Douglas at a campaign event at The Villages in Lady Lake, Florida. SCOTT AUDETTE/REUTERS

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Children play under a shower in a public garden to cool off in the summer heat in Nice. ERIC GAILLARD/REUTERS

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Man from India's northeastern state sits in hammock tied inside overcrowded train bound for Assam state at the railway station in Kolkata. RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI/REUTERS

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U.S. President Obama wipes perspiration from his face as he speaks in a sweltering gym during a campaign stop at Windham High School in Windham, New Hampshire. KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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Eran, an Israeli Elvis Presley impersonator, gets ready to perform a show for an event marking Presley's 35th death anniversary in the Elvis Presley Inn in Neve Ilan. NIR ELIAS/REUTERS

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Striking miners hold weapons as they wait to be addressed by former African National Congress Youth League President Julius Malema outside a South African mine in Rustenburg. SIPHIWE SIBEKO/REUTERS

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Nigerian newly-arrived immigrant whose husband drowned before he could be rescued on Wednesday sits crying in a common room at the Lyster Barracks detention centre in Hal Far outside Valletta. DARRIN ZAMMIT LUPI/REUTERS

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Morgue workers carry a bag containing an unidentified body into a grave at Divine Paradise cemetery in Tegucigalpa. STRINGER/REUTERS

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A supporter of Republican vice presidential candidate Ryan takes his photo as he works the rope line during during a campaign event at The Villages in Lady Lake, Florida. SCOTT AUDETTE/REUTERS

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Members of a Japanese nationalist group raise flags as they land on Uotsuri island, part of the disputed islands in the East China Sea. KYODO/REUTERS

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A boy drinks milk beside his mother during a prayer session to celebrate Eid al-Fitr at Manila's Luneta Park. CHERYL RAVELO/REUTERS

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Shadow of clenched fist of protester is seen on Chinese national flag during anti-Japan protest in Beijing. JASON LEE/REUTERS

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A father and his daughter walks and exercises at a hill top in Kathmandu. NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS

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A Muslim devotee prays during a special prayer to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Tirana. ARBEN CELI/REUTERS

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Children from a slum are pictured near others taking a swing ride in Karachi. AKHTAR SOOMRO/REUTERS

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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attends Eid Al Fitr prayers at al-Hamad mosque in Damascus. SANA/REUTERS

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A Palestinian youth slips through an opening in Jerusalem's Old City wall on the first day of Eid al-Fitr. BAZ RATNER/REUTERS

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North Korean soldiers and residents run to greet North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un as he arrives to visit a military unit on an island in the most southwest of Pyongyang. KCNA/REUTERS

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un poses with residents as he visits a military unit on an island in the most southwest of Pyongyang. KCNA/REUTERS

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People from India's northeastern states raise their hands through windowpanes to collect free food at a railway station in Kolkata. RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI/REUTERS

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A temple stands amid the waters of the flooded river Tawi after heavy rains in Jammu. MUKESH GUPTA/REUTERS

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A Muslim man reads a Koran during a prayer to celebrate the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid-al-Fitr in an indoor hall of the Olympic Complex in Athens. JOHN KOLESIDIS/REUTERS

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks to the media outside the Ecuador embassy in west London. OLIVIA HARRIS/REUTERS

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A young man jumps in a fountain of the Trocadero to cool off, in front of the Eiffel tower in Paris. VINCENT KESSLER/REUTERS

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Delhez, victim of convicted child murderer Marc Dutroux, poses with Lejeune and Marchal, fathers of two of Dutroux's victims, at the end of a demonstration in Brussels. SEBASTIEN PIRLET/REUTERS

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A Muslim boy is seen during the prayer session to celebrate Eid al-Fitr at the Santa Maria La Antigua University car park in Panama City. CARLOS JASSO/REUTERS

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Reenactors from the 1812 Marine Guard stand at attention in the Charlestown Navy Yard as they commemorate the 200th anniversary of the USS Constitution's victory over HMS Guerriere during the War of 1812 in Charlestown. JESSICA RINALDI/REUTERS

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Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano spews large clouds of gas. STRINGER/REUTERS

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Lifeguards watch visitors crowding an artificial wave pool at a tourist resort to escape the summer heat in Daying county of Suining. STRINGER/CHINA/REUTERS

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People take a dip in a black mud pool at a tourist resort to escape the summer heat in Daying county of Suining. STRINGER/CHINA/REUTERS

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Nepalese Muslims attend Eid al-Fitr mass prayers at Kashmiri Takiya Jame mosque in Kathmandu. NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS

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Gu Kailai, wife of ousted Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai, stands at the defendant's dock during a trial in the court room at Hefei Intermediate People's Court in this still image taken from video. REUTERS TV/REUTERS

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A man cools off at a weir of the Berounka river in the village of Dobrichovice. DAVID W CERNY/REUTERS

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Officials work at the scene of an explosion in the southeastern Turkish town of Gaziantep. HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Lightning strikes over a house during a thunderstorm in the northern Swiss town of Muellheim. ARND WIEGMANN/REUTERS

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A man cries near the graves of his two children killed during a recent Syrian Air Force air strike in Azaz. YOUSSEF BOUDLAL/REUTERS

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A man walks to collect recyclable items in Managua's municipal garbage dump known as La Chureca in Managua. OSWALDO RIVAS/REUTERS

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A firefighter battles the Chips fire near Greenville, California. MAX WHITTAKER/REUTERS

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Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano spews large cloud of ash to nearby town of Bilbao. STRINGER/REUTERS

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Sunni Muslim gunmen fire their weapons at the Sunni Muslim dominant neighbourhood of Bab al-Tebbaneh in Tripoli, northern Lebanon. STRINGER/REUTERS

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Tracer bullets ricochet off their targets as the Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force Type 74 and Type 90 armoured tanks fire machine guns during a night annual training session in Japan. ISSEI KATO/REUTERS

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Khilnath, husband of deceased Phuyal, is comforted by a family member at Maternity Hospital in Kathmandu. NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS

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Swiss farmer Gisler carries a bundle of hay as he practices wild haying on steep hillside on mountain Rophaien in Swiss village of Flueelen. MICHAEL BUHOLZER/REUTERS

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U.S. President Barack Obama is reflected in a puddle as he walks from Air Force One surrounded by his security detail in Cleveland. KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS

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Workers assess the wreckage of an overturned freight train in Ellicott City. JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS

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Federal policemen escort a group of prisoners toward a plane bound for an undisclosed location at the Morelia's internacional aiport in Morelia. STRINGER/MEXICO/REUTERS

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Firefighters extinguish a fire at a squatter colony in Pasay city, metro Manila. ROMEO RANOCO/REUTERS

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A Lebanese Sunni Muslim fighter carries a woman away from clashes at the neighbourhood of Bab al-Tebbaneh in Tripoli, northern Lebanon. STRINGER/REUTERS

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People swim at start of annual Lake Zurich crossing swimming event in Zurich. MICHAEL BUHOLZER/REUTERS

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IMF Managing Director Lagarde checks some pyramid stones as she tours the pyramids in Giza. ASMAA WAGUIH/REUTERS

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NASA handout image of Curiosity's first test drive on Mars. NASA/REUTERS

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A night view taken from the Muottas Muragl mountain shows the Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz and the village of Celerina. CHRISTIAN HARTMANN/REUTERS

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A teenage miner carries a sack of mineral muck ore in the gold mining town of Diwalwal in Compostela Valley, southern Philippines. ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A four-day-old baby hippopotamus plays with its mother, Kibu, at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur. BAZUKI MUHAMMAD/REUTERS

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Giant panda Yang Yang and her cub Fu Hu cuddle in their enclosure on Fu Hu's second birthday at the zoo in Vienna. HEINZ-PETER BADER/REUTERS

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A child stands in pouring rain in the slum of Susan's Bay in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown. STRINGER/REUTERS

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People walk across an intersection during heavy rain as Typhoon Tembin approaches Taiwan in Taipei. STRINGER/TAIWAN/REUTERS

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men walk before the funeral of Rabbi at Mount of Olives cemetery in Jerusalem. BAZ RATNER/REUTERS

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A student protester throws a fire extinguisher at riot policemen during a demonstration against the government to demand changes in the public state education system in Santiago. STRINGER/CHILE/REUTERS

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A participant in the Ugly Competition, organised by the Txosna Moskotarrak, performs during the Great Week fiestas in Bilbao. VINCENT WEST/REUTERS

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Norwegian mass killer Breivik gestures as he arrives at the court room in Oslo Courthouse. POOL/REUTERS

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German Chancellor Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Samaras leave after news conference in Berlin. TOBIAS SCHWARZ/REUTERS

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Free Syrian Army fighters take cover as they exchange fire with regime forces in the Seif El Dawla neighbourhood of Syria's south west city of Aleppo. YOUSSEF BOUDLAL/REUTERS

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Lama drinks water from a stone spout in Lalitpur. NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS

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Supporters of Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi clash with and detain an anti-Mursi protester during a demonstration in Tahrir Square in Cairo. AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS

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A hand sticks out from underneath a sheet covering a body on 33rd St after a shooting at the Empire State Building in New York. LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS