The week was dominated by some rough developments towards the scheduled NSA-talks between India and Pakistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first Indian prime minister to visit Dubai in 34 years .

In Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa failed to make a come back.

Terror continued to rattle neighbouring Pakistan as home minister of Punjab province, Shuja Khanzada, was assassinated in a suicide attack. Bomb blasts wreaked havoc in Thai capital of Bangkok.

While Kumar Sangakkara walked down for the last time on a cricket field signifying an end of his international career. Lt Colonel MS Dhoni successfully made his first parachute jump.

This and much more in ScoopWhoop's Week In Pictures:

Rescue workers listen for signs of life under a collapsed roof after a blast near the home of the home minister of Punjab province, Shuja Khanzada, in Attock, Pakistan | Reuters Photo

A man walks past a poster of Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa ahead of a general election, in Galle | Reuters Photo

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) meets with United Arab Emirates Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum during his visit to Dubai | Reuters Photo

Family members of passengers on board the crashed Trigana Air flight wait for information at Sentani Airport near Jayapura, Papua province, Indonesia | Reuters Photo/Antara Foto

A woman holds up a flower as she prays at the Erawan shrine, the site of Monday's deadly blast, in central Bangkok, Thailand | Reuters Photo

Rescue work is carried out after a big boulder fell at a building of Gurdwara Manikaran in Kullu district of HP on Tuesday | PTI Photo

President Pranab Mukherjee, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Congress President Sonia Gandhi at the cremation ceremony of First Lady Suvra Mukherjee at Lodhi Road Crematorium in New Delhi on Wednesday | PTI Photo

NSA Ajit Doval talks to Sartaj Aziz, adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs, during the plenary session of Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) at UFA in Russia | PTI Photo

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara (foreground, 5th R) arrives on the ground on the first day of their second test cricket match against India, in Colombo August 20, 2015 | PTI Photo

An aerial picture of the site of explosions at the Binhai new district, Tianjin, China, August 16, 2015 | Reuters Photo

Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Mohd Yasin Malik being arrested by Police ahead of his Proposed meeting with Pakistan National Security Advisor (NSA) Sartaj Aziz in New Delhi in Srinagar on Thursday. All separatist leaders who were invited by Pakistan to meet Aziz, when he visits India, were arrested and placed under house arrest on Thursday | PTI Photo

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras leaves his office at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece, August 20, 2015 | Reuters Photo

Cricketer and Territorial Army Lt Colonel MS Dhoni at St. Clare's Senior Secondary School in Agra on Saturday, August 22, 2015 | PTI Photo