Photos of the Week (02/06/22)

Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics, in Beijing.

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng lights an Olympic torch from the cauldron during the launching ceremony at the Olympic Forest Park ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics. Photos: REUTERS/Florence Lo

2) Kobayashi Ryoyu of Japan sits under a blanket as he waits to compete in men’s ski jumping during the 2022 Beijing Olympics, at the National Ski Jumping Centre, in Zhangjiakou, China. Photo: Reuters

3) Photos: Truckers, supporters descend upon Ottawa to protest COVID vaccine mandates. Photos: Yahoo News. MORE.

4) New York Police salute as a hearse carrying the casket of NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora is escorted down Fifth Avenue after his funeral service at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. Mora was shot along with Officer Jason Rivera on Jan. 22 while responding to a call about a domestic argument in an apartment. Photo: AP

5) The mother of late NYPD officer Wilbert Mora, who was killed in the line of duty while responding to a domestic violence call, reacts following his funeral at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Photo: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

6) A volunteer searches for people in the rubble after heavy rain triggered a landslide in Franco da Rocha, Sao Paulo state, Brazil. Photo: AP

7) A health worker pretends to give a shot to a girl’s doll to help put her at ease before giving her a shot of COVID-19 vaccine, at a sports center as children start getting vaccinated in Asuncion, Paraguay. Photo: AP

8) A person skis over the Brooklyn Bridge during a Nor’easter storm in New York City. Photo: REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

9) Flamingos are seen at the Vjosa-Narte Protected area in Vlora, Albania. Photo: Reuters

10) Punxsutawney Phil’s handler A.J. Dereume holds the famous groundhog during the 136th Groundhog Day, at Gobblers Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Photo: REUTERS/Alan Freed

11) Groundhog Club handler A.J. Dereume holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 136th celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Phil’s handlers said that the groundhog has forecast six more weeks of winter. Photo: AP

12) In Turkey, Linda, a search and rescue dog, poses for a photo in front of an igloo built by police in Hakkari province. Photograph: Ozkan Bilgin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

13) Polar bears living in an abandoned weather station on Kolyuchin, an island in the Russian far east. Photographer Dmitry Kokh discovered the polar bears while on a trip to Wrangel Island, a Unesco-recognized nature reserve that serves as a refuge to the animals. Photograph: Dmitry Kokh

14) Pope Francis looks at a figurine depicting him held by a woman during the weekly general audience at the Vatican. Photo: REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

15) The Nuba Survival is a five-metre-tall statue of two skeletons locked in an embrace in Checkendon, Oxfordshire. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

16) Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow celebrates after winning the AFC Championship Game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. The Cincinnati Bengals won 27-24. Photo: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

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