Monday saw devastating and heartbreaking scenes as over 200 party-goers died during a fire in a Brazilian nightclub, which later saw the two owners of the club and two band members questioned by police, no-one has yet been charged.
President Obama honoured the Miami Heat basketball team on Tuesday as he welcomed LeBron James and his team mates to the White House. On Wednesday we witnessed rare and remarkable scene of seal overpowering and feasting on a shark in South Africa.
David Beckham on Thursday signed on a five month contract with French Division One team Paris Saint-Germain and he made the generous decision to donate his entire wages to a local children's charity in Paris and on Friday Beyonce belted out the US national anthem live at the Super Bowl press conference in New Orleans.
The Huffington Post Picture Desk brings you the best photos of the day from around the world, chosen by our very own picture editors.
Flick through the best pictures of the week, 28th January - 1st February 2013
Monday 28th January
Firefighters work to douse a fire at the Kiss Club in Santa Maria city, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. Firefighters say that the death toll from a fire that swept through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil has risen to 180. Officials say the fire broke out at the club while a band was performing. At least 200 people were also injured
Tuesday 29th January
President Barack Obama stands with LeBron James, fifth from left, Dwayne Wade, third left, and coach Erik Spoelstra, right, as he honors the NBA champions Miami Heat basketball team in the East Room at the White House in Washington
Wednesday 30th January
Sharks are meant to be at the top of the food chain, but no one told this seal as he made five of them his dinner. The rare event was photographed for the fist time ever underwater by South African photographer Chris Fallows. Chris, who owns a shark diving company, was diving with guests of the coast of Cape Point in South Africa when he witnessed and photographed the unique event.
Thursday 31st January
David Beckham leaves a medical check at a Paris hospital 'Pitie Salpetriere' before joining Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, David Beckham will be the Ligue 1 club's fifth major signing of the year, following the arrivals of former AC Milan players Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thiago Silva, Napoli's Ezequiel Lavezzi and Brazil's Lucas Moura.
Friday 1st February
Beyonce speaks onstage at the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show Press Conference at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana