Pictures of the Week: January 24 – January 31

Philippines Demolition
Bullit Marquez—AP
Jan. 27, 2014. Plainclothes police arrest a resident who allegedly threw rocks at them as they enforce the demolition of their shanties at the sprawling community of informal settlers at suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines.

From snowstorms crippling the American South and ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on trial in Cairo to celebrations marking the Chinese New Year and Pope-inspired superhero street art in Rome, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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