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The world’s tallest meets the world’s shortest

Turkey’s Sultan Kosen, the world’s tallest man, left, poses with Jyoti Amge of India, the world’s shortest woman at the site of the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt on Jan. 26, 2018, with the Sphinx and the Pyramid of Khafre — also known as Chephren — seen in the background. Photo from STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images.

Week in photos: The images you must see

As the first month of 2018 gave way to the second, it brought the global spectacle of a rare super blue blood moon and the glamour of the Grammy Awards, but it also brought scenes of destruction and loss in Jakarta, Indonesia and Pennsylvania, U.S.

From those scenes to drained Venetian canals and the world’s tallest and shortest humans walking side-by-side, here are some of the most striking photos from the past week around the world.