Pictures of the Week: August 24 – August 31

Nicole Tung
Nicole Tung
Aug. 24, 2012. Ahmed, 12, waits with his uncle, right, near the body of his father who was killed by a shell in the Sha'ar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria. Ahmed, who saw his father die, was also injured in his back by shrapnel.

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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