Scenes from the Sambadrome and around Brazil.
Top photos from the past week.
Highlights from the Venice Carnival.
Carnival leaps to life with street parties in Brazil.
Actor Jude Law in Bolivia takes in the sights and sounds of Carnival in full swing in the high-profile celebration...
A magical night-time spectacle inspired by Italian food and art kicks off the two week-long Venice Carnival.
A Vietnamese puppet performance has won the only official award at an international puppet festival in Bangkok.