Photojournalism of the Week: February 15, 2013

A meteor streaked across the sky of Russiaís Ural Mountains on Friday morning, before exploding, causing a massive aftershock that rattled buildings and broke windows. About 1000 were injured from the aftershock, many of the injuries were a result of broken glass. For more on the media blast head to PopSci.com.AP Photo/Chelyabinsk.ru

Members of the Druze community take part in a rally in the Druze village of Majdal Shams on the Golan Heights

Members of the Druze community take part in a rally in the village of Majdal Shams, which stands at the heart of a long-standing conflict between Israel and Syria. Hundreds of community members participated in the event, marking the 32nd anniversary of Israel's annexation of the strategic plateau, which it captured in the 1967 Middle East War. Baz Ratner is a veteran conflict photographer and staffer for Reuters. He was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2006 for his work covering the military conflict in Lebanon. You can see more of his work on his personal site.Baz Ratner/Reuters

Protestors scuffle outside the National Library in the Georgia capital Tbilisi

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia on Friday, to block President Mikheil Saakashvili from entering the National Library, where he was set to deliver his final annual address to the nation. David Mdzinarishvili is a Reuters photographer based ion Georgia. See more of his work on the Reuters blog.David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters

Fighters from Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade use shotgun to fire improvised grenade at Syrian Army soldiers in Damascus

Fighters from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade use a shotgun to fire an improvised grenade at Syrian Army soldiers in the Arabeen neighborhood of Damascus. Goran Tomasevic is a Reuters staffer who predominantly covers wars and conflicts. We've recently made a point of including at least one of his images from the frontlines, in our weekly round-ups. Check out some of our favorites here and here.Goran Tomasevic/Reuters

Revellers from the Nene de Vila Matilde Samba School take part in a carnival at Anhembi Sambadrome in Sao Paulo

Revellers from the Nene de Vila Matilde Samba School take part in a carnival at Anhembi Sambadrome in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Nacho Doce is a Reuters staffer based in Brazil. See more of his work on the Reuters blog.Nacho Doce/Reuters

Bratislav Stojanovic, a homeless man, hold candles as he sits in a tomb where he lives in southern Serbian town of Nis

Bratislav Stojanovic, a homeless man, holds candles as he sits in a tomb where he lives in southern Serbian town of Nis. Stojanovic, 43, a Nis-born construction worker never had a regular job. He first lived in abandoned houses, but about 15 years ago he settled in the old city cemetery. Marko Djurica is a Reuters staffer covering general and breaking news in Serbia. See more of his work here.Marko Djurica/Reuters

French CRS riot police are covered with paint during clashes with demonstrators in front of tyre maker Goodyear Dunlop France headquarters in Rueil Malmaison

French CRS riot police are covered with paint during clashes with demonstrators in front of the Goodyear Dunlop French headquarters in Rueil Malmaison. The tire-maker is planning on closing a major plant in northern France, which would put a total of 1,173 people out of work. Gonzalo Fuentes is a freelance photographer shooting for Reuters. See more of his work here.Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

Spanish bullfighter Rafael Tejada performs a pass during a training session at a training arena in Ronda

Spanish bullfighter Rafael Tejada performs a pass with a "muleta" (red cape) during a training session at Reservatauro Ronda cattle ranch in Ronda, Spain. Jon Nazca is a Reuters staffer based in Spain, see more of his work here.Jon Nazca/Reuters

Jewish settlers remove belongings after Israel's civil administration razed prefabricated homes south of Bethlehem

Jewish settlers remove belongings after Israel's civil administration razed prefabricated homes in the West Bank outpost of Maale Rehavam, south of Bethlehem. The structures were apparently built illegally. Baz Ratner is a veteran conflict photographer and staffer for Reuters.Baz Ratner/Reuters

North Korean soldiers attend a rally celebrating the country's third nuclear test at the Kim Il-Sung square in Pyongyang

North Korean soldiers attend a rally celebrating the country's third nuclear test at the Kim Il-Sung Square in Pyongyang.KCNA KCNA/Reuters

Obama uses a magnifying glass to play a game with children in a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur

U.S. President Barack Obama uses a magnifying glass to play a game with children in a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur, Georgia. Jason Reed is a Reuters staffer who covers President Obama. See more of his work here.Jason Reed/Reuters

Be sure to check out our archive of past Photojournalism of the Week galleries, where you will find more great work.