News in Photos – 08 October 2020

Find the top news stories of 8th October in pictures from around the world

(L-R) Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff General MM Naravane, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh and Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria pay homage at National War Memorial on the ocassion of Air Force Day, in New Delhi
A woman supporting Armenia reacts during a protest against the military conflict with Azerbaijan over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Brussels, Belgium
Artists give final touch to idols of Goddess Durga ahead of Durga Puja festival, in Bhopal
People sit inside protection booths at the Sushi das Artes restaurant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Demonstrators cover an elderly woman during clashes with police, as they protest against the government’s proposed labor reforms in Jakarta, Indonesia
Protesters add bicycles to the burning metro station during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. Thousands of enraged students and workers staged rallies across Indonesia on Thursday in opposition to a new law they say will cripple labor rights and harm the environment
Members of the Jewish Orthodox community gather to listen in on an interview with a journalist in the Borough Park neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo moved to reinstate restrictions on businesses, houses of worship and schools in and near areas where coronavirus cases are spiking
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy interacts with school students during the launch of Jagananna Vidya Kanuka scheme, at Punadipadu Zilla Parishad High School near Vijayawada
Police use water cannons to disperse BJP activists’ march towards State Secretariat Nabanna during a protest against “worsening” law and order in the state, in Kolkata
Muhammad Ikram, who was born without arms, steps up to a snooker table, sizes up his options and with a firm flick of his chin strikes the cue ball and slots a red into a corner pocket
The Tolerance Bridge overlooking the Dubai Water Canal is where the world’s cultures meet and one of the most beautiful pedestrian bridges in Dubai. The UAE has always been a convergence point for the peoples of the world and hub for tolerance and accepting the other and intellectual, cultural, religious and sectarian confluence.
President Donald Trump’s supporter Lady MAGA USA walks waving a flag outside the site of the 2020 vice presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris, at the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah
All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA) activists stage a protest demanding justice for the Hathras victim, in Lucknow,