Pictures of the Week: October 5 – 12

Jorge Silva—Reuters
Jorge Silva—Reuters
Oct. 6, 2012. A campaign poster of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is seen on an apartment building in Caracas.

From the Taliban shooting of a 14-year-old activist in Pakistan to the vice-presidential debate in Kentucky to angry protests against the German Chancellor’s visit in Greece and a human tower in Spain, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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