Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world. Ranging from the serious to the silly, these photos offer peeks into what happened around the globe this week.
1. Rome holds a fireworks display over the Tiber river and the Castel Sant'Angelo during the Girandola feast of the city's patron saints, Saint Peter and Saint Paul, on June 29, 2014. (TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)