Pictures of the Week: August 24 – August 31

Gil Montano—Reuters
Gil Montano—Reuters
Aug. 26, 2012. A destroyed car is seen among debris as smoke rises from fuel storage tanks on fire, a day after an explosion at Amuay oil refinery in Punto Fijo in the Peninsula of Paraguana, Venezuela.

From Hurricane Isaac in the Caribbean and colorful Holi celebrations in Germany to the Paralympics in London and a tree full of goats in Morocco, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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