Photojournalism of the Week: April 26, 2013

People apply a layer of gold leaf onto the walls of one of the rooms at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation centre in Bangkok

Volunteers affix a layer of gold leaf to the inside walls of the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation centre in Bangkok, Thailand. Damir Sagolj is a Reuters staff photographer based in Myanmar. He recently won first prize in the World Press Photo "Daily Life Singles" category. Check out more of his work here.Damir Sagolj/Reuters

An anti-Mursi protester is hit by a stone while another throws a stone at Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters of Egyptian President Mursi, in Tahrir Square

Protesters for and against President Mohamed Mursi clash in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Asmaa Waguih is a Reuters staffer currently based in Egypt. Take a look at his previous work, documenting the frontlines of Syria, here.Asmaa Waguih/Reuters

Rescue workers try to rescue trapped garment workers in the Rana Plaza building which collapsed, in Savar

Responders try to rescue trapped garment workers from the Rana Plaza building, which collapsed earlier in the week, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The accident killed upwards of 228 people and injured thousands more. Andrew Biraj is a Reuters staff photographer based out of Dhaka, Bangladesh and the winner of a 2011 World Press Photo award. See more of his work here.Andrew Biraj/Reuters

A rubber glove being used as a marker bobs in the water after flooding in Fox Lake, Illinois

A rubber glove being used as a marker bobs in the water after heavy flooding in Fox Lake, Illinois. Jim Young is a US-based Reuters staffer covering breaking and general news. See more of his work here.Jim Young/Reuters

A man looks up at friends while constructing a well in Lalitpur

A man looks up at his friends while constructing a well in Lalitpur, Nepal. Navesh Chitrakar is a Reuters staffer based in Nepal. You can see more of his incredible work in our past round-ups here.Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters

Defendants linked to al Qaeda react as a verdict upholding their jail sentences are pronounced at a state security court of appeals, in Sanaa

Defendants linked to al Qaeda react as a verdict upholding their jail sentences are announced at a state security court of appeals, in Sanaa, Yemen. Khaled Abdullah is a Reuters staff photographer based in Yemen. Check out more of his work here.Khaled Abdullah Ali Al Mahdi/Reuters

A woman looks at her child as they rest among the wreckage after Saturday's earthquake in Lingguan town of Baoxing county

A woman and her child rest among wreckage of Saturday's earthquake in Lingguan, China. Rescuers struggled to reach a remote, rural corner of southwestern China on Sunday as the death toll climbs to 186 people dead and 11,393 injured, Xinhua News Agency reported.China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC / Reuters

People gather in front of Rana Plaza building as rescue workers continue their operations, in Savar, 30 km (19 miles) outside Dhaka.

People gather in front of Rana Plaza building as rescue workers continue their life-saving operations. The garment building collapsed without warning, killing hundreds.Stringer Bangladesh/Reuters

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