Pictures of the Week (August 11 – August 17)

London, UK – The Closing Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Park, August 12, 2012. (Photo by Daiju Kitamura/AFLO SPORT)

Tokyo, Japan – Japan Olympic Women’s Table Tennis Silver Medalists (L-R) Kasumi Ishikawa, Sayaka Hirano and Ai Fukuhara attend a press conference at Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan, August 14, 2012. (Photo by AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – The cast poses on stage during the Japan Premiere for ”The Avengers” at the Roppongi Hills Arena in downtown Tokyo, August 14, 2012. (Photo by Yumeto Yamazaki/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Dressed in old military uniform, two Japanese with an ensign make their way to Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shinto Shrine, which honors the war dead, as the nation observes the 67th anniversary of the end of World War II, August 15, 2012. (Photo by Kaku Kurita/AFLO)

Tokyo, Japan – Visitors look at goldfish swimming in a tank as part of the Art Aquarium Exhibition at Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall, August 17 2012. The Art Aquarium Exhibition -Edo Coolness of Kingyo- shows the combination of the Japanese Edo period and modern technology in aquarium tanks with traditional Japanese fish. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)