The week in pictures - 21 September 2012

By Samantha Herbert, MSN UK News Reuters
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An aerial view shows the illuminated Marina Bay Street Circuit ahead of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix.

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A girl chases pigeons at Pashupatinath Temple during the Teej festival in Kathmandu.

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Cadets listen to US secretary of defence Leon Panetta addressing the school at the PLA Engineering Academy of armoured forces in Beijing.

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Everton mascots and players stand as they pay their respects to the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster before their Premier League match against Newcastle United in Liverpool.

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High waves made by Typhoon Sanba beat upon a coast in Yeosu.

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A modified 747 jetliner flies the space shuttle endeavour over Houston, Texas. The shuttle was flown to Los Angeles where it will be placed on public display at the California Science Centre.

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Striking miners dance and cheer after they were informed of a 22% wage increase offer outside Lonmin's Marikana mine, Johannesburg.

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Toronto Blue Jays' Brett Lawrie throws out New York Yankees' McGehee during their MLB American League baseball game in New York.

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Spanish riot police stand guard to prevent picketers from entering the metro station during a metro and railway strike at Atocha station in Madrid.

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A rain drop falls from the helmet of a police officer guarding the scene where two female police officers were killed in Hattersley near Manchester.

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New York City Police arrest a protester during an Occupy Wall Street demonstration in front of Goldman Sachs on the one year anniversary of the protests beginning.

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Seated with talk show host David Letterman, U.S. President Barack Obama makes an appearance on the "Late Show with David Letterman" at the Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York City.

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Children sit on a makeshift raft play in a river full of rubbish in a slum area of Jakarta.

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Prince William and his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge take off their shoes before visiting a mosque in Kuala Lumpur. The trip was part of their nine-day royal tour of the Far East and South East Asia.

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Artin Elmayan warms up before playing tennis in buenos aires. Aged 95, he is the world's oldest-ranked player.

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks with Myanmar opposition leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi during their meeting in the White House.

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An Indonesian Muslim protester shouts slogans during a protest in front of the US embassy in Jakarta. Protests began after a film mocking the prophet Mohammad was released in the US.