Photos of the week: 8/28 - 9/4

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

10 PHOTOS
Photos of the week for 9/4
See Gallery
Photos of the week: 8/28 - 9/4
NEW ORLEANS, LA - AUGUST 29: Performers from 'Gallery of the Streets' dance along the repaired levee wall in the Lower Ninth Ward during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. A levee breach along the Industrial Canal in the Lower Ninth Ward devastated the area with massive flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A competitor dressed in a fairy costume takes part in the 30th World Bog Snorkelling Championships in Waen Rhydd peat bog at Llanwrtyd Wells, south Wales on August 30, 2015. Entrants must negotiate two lengths of a 60-yard trench through the peat bog in the quickest possible time without using any conventional swimming strokes. AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Competitors take part in the 8th annual World Gravy Wrestling Championships at the Rose n Bowl Pub in Bacup, north west England on August 31, 2015. Contestants must participate in fancy dress and wrestle in a pool of Lancashire Gravy for 2 minutes whilst being scored for a variety of wrestling moves. AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
A visitor, dressed in traditional Chinese clothing, poses for a picture in the Rain Room exhibition by the artists Random International, at the Yuz Museum in Shanghai on September 2, 2015. The large scale artwork created by the British-German artist collective shows 'perpetually falling water that ceases to pour wherever a person walks'. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE, MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION, TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
KIEV, UKRAINE - AUGUST 31: Protestors clash with National Guards troops nearby Verkhovna Rada building on August 31, 2015 in Kiev, Ukraine. 120 were wounded and 1 is dead in clashes after lawmakers gave initial approval to changes of Constitution of Ukraine granting more autonomy to pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine Attackers threw a hand grenade at National Guard troops guarding the building of Rada. (Photo by Ivan Kovalenko/Kommersant Photo via Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 01: Bantam trained by John O'Shea for Godolphin cools down after a Moonee Valley trackwork session at Moonee Valley Racecourse on September 1, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)
IDOMENI, GREECE - SEPTEMBER 02: Syrian migrants cross though a cornfield as they walk to a border crossing on the Greek and Macedonian border September 2, 2015 near Idomeni, Greece. From Idomeni migrants continue north into Macedonia. Since the beginning of 2015 the number of migrants using the so-called 'Balkans route' has exploded with migrants arriving in Greece from Turkey and then travelling on through Macedonia and Serbia before entering the EU via Hungary. The number of people leaving their homes in war torn countries such as Syria, marks the largest migration of people since World War II. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
AEGEAN SEA, GREECE - SEPTEMBER 1: A young migrant girl from Syria sleeps underneath passenger seats onboard a Blue Star ferry during a ten hour journey from the island of Kos to the Greek mainland port of Piraeus on September 1, 2015 in the Aegean Sea. From Piraeus many migrants continue north to the Greek border crossing at the town of Idomeni where they will cross over into Macedonia. Since the beginning of 2015 the number of migrants using the so-called 'Balkans route' has exploded with migrants arriving in Greece from Turkey and then travelling on through Macedonia and Serbia before entering the EU via Hungary. The number of people leaving their homes in war torn countries such as Syria, marks the largest migration of people since World War II. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
KOS, GREECE - AUGUST 31: Migrants from Pakistan land on shore after completing a journey in a small dinghy crossing a three mile stretch of the Aegean Sea from Turkey August 31, 2015 in Kos, Greece. Migrants from many parts of the Middle East and African nations continue to flood into Europe before heading from Athens, north to the Macedonian border. Since the beginning of 2015 the number of migrants using the so-called 'Balkans route' has exploded with migrants arriving in Greece from Turkey and then travelling on through Macedonia and Serbia before entering the EU via Hungary. The number of people leaving their homes in war torn countries such as Syria, marks the largest migration of people since World War II. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE

This past week in news included a wide range of headlines -- from the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina being marked in New Orleans, to an overgrown sheep in Australia shedding half his body weight in wool. We also saw Russian President Vladimir Putin working out and drinking tea with politicians, Denmark launching their first ever astronaut to space, striking scenes from the European migrant crisis, and a baby gorilla born at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photos from the next seven days.

More from AOL.com:
Putin pumps iron to show Russians his healthy, wholesome side
Associated Press photographers reflect on Katrina coverage
Lost Australian sheep yields 30 sweaters worth of fleece

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners