Photo galleries of the week (16 photos)

In today's photo galleries you will see:

- King Kong 33rd year auctioned;

- The consequences of floods in Britain;

- Wine spa in Japan;

and much more ...






1. French national team defender William Gallas (center) scores as the Irish national team striker Keith Andrews (right) protests in the qualifying match for the 2010 World Cup in Saint-Denis, France. France came to his fourth World Cup, when the referee did not see the game at hand T.Anri, to send Gallas who scored the equalizer to 1-1. (Franck Fife / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images)




2. Former French Prime Minister Michel Rocard (left) and Alain Juppe at a press conference in Paris. Earlier in the day, they presented to President Nicolas Sarkozy, his plan to invest 35 billion euros for economic recovery. (Philippe Wojazer / Reuters)

3. sommelier pours a bottle of «Beaujolais Nouveau» (Beaujolais) in the spa outdoors in the Japanese city of Hakone. Wine Spa held in the resort of Hakone Kowakien Yunessun every year. (Junko Kimura / Getty Images)




4. Actor Zac Efron signs autographs at the premiere of the film "Me and Orson Welles" in London. (Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images)




5. President Barack Obama appeals to US Army soldiers at an airbase in Osan Seoul. During his visit, Obama said the US and its allies are discussing the possibility of imposing new sanctions on Iran for refusing to halt its nuclear program. (Saul Loeb / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images)




6. Fans of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin waiting to get her autograph during the tour, in which Ms. Palin went to support her book "Going Rogue", and which started in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Wednesday. (Adam Bird / Associated Press)



7. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in Kabul for the inauguration of President Hamid Karzai. During an interview on board the plane, she said: "They have worked ... but, in our opinion, is not enough to demonstrate the seriousness of intent to end corruption." (Paula Bronstein / Getty Images)



8. A man shaves in a roadside barber shop, decorated with images of Hindu gods and goddesses, in New Delhi. (Manish Swarup / Associated Press)



9. Hundreds of thousands of people joined the funeral procession of mourning on Thursday in Belgrade, Serbia, to last farewell to Patriarch Pavle. Paul died at the weekend at the age of 95 years. He admitted to the hospital with heart problems and lung. (Marko Djurica / Reuters)



10. Working scavenge in the dump in Glasgow. (Jeff J. Mitchell / Getty Images)



11. Young man jumping into the sea from the beach on the outskirts of Arpoador in Rio de Janeiro. (Felipe Dana / Associated Press)



12. Rescuer saves an elderly woman during a flood in Keswick, England. Across northern England, Scotland and Wales have been warning of a possible flood, when forecasters announced the incessant rain, which will go a few more days. (Christopher Furlong / Getty Images)



13. King Kong model that was used in the movie 1933, was put up for auction «Christie's» in London. This model is part of the sale of collectibles mass culture, which will begin on November 24. (Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images)



14. The Afghan National Army soldiers pray in the Tagab valley, Afghanistan. Security Service intensified patrols in the day of the inauguration of President Hamid Kazaya. Still, a car bombing in Kvalate caused the deaths of two US soldiers and a suicide bomber killed 10 people in the province of Uruzgan. (Jerome Delay / Associated Press)



15. People are protesting in front of the company «Dow Chemical Co.» in Noida, India. On pesticide plant run by US group «Union Carbide» - leaked more than 40 tons of poisonous gas. (Manish Swarup / Associated Press)



16. Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick during the trial over his financial affairs in Detroit. Last year, Mr. Kilpatrick was convicted of a serious criminal offense and resigned as mayor. (Kathleen Galligan / Detroit Free Press via Associated Press)

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