News in Photos – 05 October 2020

Find the top news stories of 5th October in pictures from around the world

All India Students Association (AISA) and Samajwadi Party workers burn effigy Of UP CM Yogi Adityanath during a protest over the Hathras incident, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi
A staff member greets customers at a restaurant after it reopened, during Unlock 5, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Thane
A helicopter is backlit by the sun setting as it drops water over the Bothe-Napa Valley State Park alight from the Glass Fire in Calistoga, California
JEE Advanced 2020 Bihar topper Shubh Kumar celebrates with his family members after the announcement of the results, at his residence in Patna
A CRPF personnel stands guard as army convoy moves towards the site of a militant attack on Srinagar-Jammu National highway at Pampore, in Pulwama District of South Kashmir
Iran on Monday announced 235 new fatalities from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, a figure equalling the record high set nearly 10 weeks ago.
NCP MP Supriya Sule interacts with LGBT community members at the party office, in Mumbai, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. The NCP on Monday set up its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) cell and claimed it is the first political party in the country to take such a step
President Trump waves to supporters as he briefly rides by in the presidential motorcade in front of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he is being treated for coronavirus in Bethesda, Maryland.
Thomas Perlmann, far right, Secretary of the Nobel Assembly announces the 2020 Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine during a news conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden
Oman has sent an ambassador to Syria, becoming the first Gulf Arab state to do so after they downgraded or shut missions in Damascus in 2012 over attacks by the government there on protests at the start of what turned into a war
Participants display their artwork during the Palm Painting contest part of the wildlife week, at Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal, Monday
Nearly 25 million students enrolled this year in mostly 47,000 public schools nationwide that would have to be replicated in homes and enlist the help of parents and guardians as co-teachers.
Polling officials carrying EVMs leave ahead of the third phase of Panchayat elections in Rajasthan, at Bhawani Niketan in Jaipur
A car was swept away during floods in the Roya river of Breil-sur-Roya, near the border with Italy
An opposition supporter stands next to a police water cannon truck during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus.

Union Minister Smriti Zubin Irani addresses farmers via video conferencing at Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) state headquarter, in Gandhinagar
Vehicles pass through Atal Tunnel to reach Didar, two days after its inauguration, on Manali-Leh road
Hundreds of empty chairs who represent a fraction of the more than 200,000 lives lost due the COVID-19 are seen during the National COVID-19 Remembrance, at The Ellipse outside of the White House