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Week in pictures: 10-16 October 2020


A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.

image copyrightKim Kyung-Hoon / Reuters
image captionDog walker Nobuaki Moribe pictured 'at work' in Tokyo, Japan.
image copyright Juancho Torres/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
image captionChildren in Bogota, Colombia are seen wearing helmets similar to the ones used by astronauts. The helmets, designed by a group of Colombian engineers, are intended to provide protection against coronavirus.
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image captionAdam Draper and partner Stacey Brown embrace as she arrives in Sydney, Australia, from New Zealand, after the Trans-Tasman travel bubble opened following an extended border closure between the two nations, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
image copyright Ben Stansall/PA Wire
image captionThe Queen carried out her first public engagement outside of a royal residence in seven months, as she visited Porton Down, near Salisbury, to meet scientists at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory.
image copyrightEdgard Garrido / Reuters
image captionA person dressed as Spider-Man rests against a cab, as taxi drivers hold a protest against taxi-hailing apps such as Uber, Cabify and Didi at Angel de la Independencia monument, in Mexico City.
image copyrightEtienne Laurent / EPA
image captionA man makes soap bubbles for children on Venice Beach, California.
image copyright John Wessels / AFP / Getty Images
image captionAhead of presidential elections in Guinea, a supporter holds up a painting of the main opposition candidate, Cellou Dalein Diallo. Alpha Condé, Guinea's 82-year-old head of state, is standing for a third term in elections held this weekend.
image copyrightBulent Kilic / AFP / Getty Images
image captionAybeniz Khasanova, mother of a 29-year-old soldier killed during clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan, cries at his grave, near Agdam city. Agdam lies within the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh enclave - internationally recognised as part of Azerbaijan, but controlled by ethnic Armenians. The latest fighting, which erupted on 27 September, has been the most intense in decades, with hundreds killed on both sides.
image copyrightJonathan Ernst / Reuters
image captionAs the US election approaches early next month, President Donald Trump throws a face mask from the stage during a campaign rally at Orlando Sanford International Airport in Florida. It marked his first rally since being treated in hospital for Covid-19.
image copyrightJim Watson / AFP / Getty Images
image captionDemocratic presidential candidate and former vice president, Joe Biden, speaks to the press, as he departs Hebron in Kentucky.

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