World this week in photos

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Here are some of the events around the world that made headlines this week.

11 October 2020

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Washington: Activists opposed to the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, are dressed as characters from “The Handmaid’s Tale,” at the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Barrett’s confirmation hearing begins Monday before the Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee.

 

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Puri: People spend their evening at Golden Beach, in Puri, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Eight beaches in India were awarded the prestigious Blue Flag certification.

 

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Paris: Spain’s Rafael Nadal holds the trophy, right, as he celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, left, in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020.

 

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Kochi: In this undated photo, Saanvi M Prajit, daughter of Wing Commander of Indian Air Force Prajit Babu and Manjma hailing from Ernakulam, who has been recognised by the Asia Book of Records and the India Book of Records, prepares food, in Kochi.

 

12 October 2020

 

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Bengaluru: Nuns hold umbrellas and placards during a silent protest in solidarity with 83-year-old Father Stan Swamy, who was arrested by NIA recently for his alleged involvement in Bhima Koregaon violence, in Bengaluru, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020.

 

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Mumbai: Traffic lights shut down after a grid failure resulted in massive power outages across the city, in Mumbai, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020.

13 October 2020

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Srinagar: In this July 28, 2019, file photo former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chief Mehbooba Mufti addresses a public rally organized to celebrate the party’s 20th Foundation Day, in Srinagar. Mufti was released on Tuesday night, Oct. 13, 2020, as the Union Territory administration revoked the Public Safety Act charges against her, more than a year after she was detained following the abrogation of special status of the erstwhile state.
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Shushi: A view of the cultural center, destroyed by shelling during a military conflict, in Shushi, outside Stepanakert, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. The latest outburst of fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces began Sept. 27 and marked the biggest escalation of the decades-old conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. The region lies in Azerbaijan but has been under control of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia since the end of a separatist war in 1994.
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Hyderabad: Motorcyclists wade through flooded Mahboob Mansion market road following heavy rains, in Hyderabad, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020.

14 October 2020

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Dubai: Tushar Deshpande of Delhi Capitals celebrates the wicket of Ben Stokes of Rajasthan Royals during the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020.

15 October 2020

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Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee virtually inaugurates different community puja pandals ahead of Durga Puja festival, at Nabanna in Kolkata, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020.
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New Delhi: Carona warriors and their families watch special screening of a movie at a PVR Cineplex that was reopened as part of Unlock 5, at Vasant Kunj in New Delhi, Thursday, Oct 15, 2020. Theatres and multiplexes reopened in some parts of the country after being allowed to resume operations as per guidelines issued under Unlock 5.
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Sofia: Bulgarian and Wales players scuffle, during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Bulgaria and Wales at Vassil Levski national stadium in Sofia, Bulgaria, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020.
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Des Moines: President Donald Trump pumps his fist at supporters after speaking at an airport campaign rally, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa.

16 October 2020

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Odense: India’s Kidambi Srikanth in action against Taiwan’s Chou Tien Chen during their men’s singles match at the Danisa Denmark Open Badminton in Odense, Denmark, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.
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Abu Dhabi: Mumbai Indians (MI) player Jasprit Bumrah celebrates the wicket of Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Andre Russell during Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.
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Pathanamthitta: Priests perform rituals for the ‘Tulamas Puja’ at the Sabarimala temple, in Pathanamthitta district, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.

17 October 2020

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Auckland: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern unveils her homemade cheese scones as she arrives at an event to thank her electorate workers in Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. New Zealand is holding a general election Saturday, and opinion polls indicate Ardern is on track to win a second term as prime minister.
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Southfield: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden listens during an event at Beech Woods Recreation Center, in Southfield, Mich., Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.
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