28th July 2020 in In Pictures In_pictures Week in pictures: 18 July-24 July 2020 In_pictures A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright AMIT DAVE/Reuters Image caption Beads of sweat run down the forehead of a healthcare worker after she took swabs from residents at a residential apartment in Ahmedabad, India. The country has the third largest number of coronavirus cases in the world, after the US and Brazil. Image copyright MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP Image caption Commuters make their way through a waterlogged street after a heavy downpour in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reported that more than 2.4 million people have been affected by the prolonged monsoon flooding. Image copyright RUPAK DE CHOWDHURI/Reuters Image caption A healthcare worker takes a swab from a woman to test for the coronavirus in Kolkata, India. Image copyright Carmelo Isgro/MuMa Museo del Mare di Milazz Image caption Italian coastguard divers work to free a sperm whale caught in a fishing net, north of the Sicilian Aeolian Islands. Image copyright Lavandeira Jr / EPA Image caption Smoke rises from a forest fire next to a tourist beach in Porto de Son, A Coruña, Spain. Image copyright DAI KUROKAWA/EPA Image caption Women wearing protective face masks walk near Kiyomizudera temple in Kyoto, Japan. Image copyright BAZ RATNER/Reuters Image caption A worker walks through rows of roses in a greenhouse at the Maridadi flower farm in Naivasha, Kenya. Image copyright Victoria Jones/PA Wire Image caption Fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood is suspended in a large bird cage outside the Old Bailey in London to protest against the proposed US extradition of Julian Assange. Image copyright Jonathan Brady/PA Wire Image caption A member of staff stands before a portion of Yinka Shonibare’s artwork, The British Library, at the Tate Modern in London, as the gallery prepares to reopen to the public. Image copyright Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Image caption A 15ft (4.57m) sculpture sits between two fields in Cramlington, United Kingdom. Created by artist Bob Budd, Eat For England was commissioned in 2006 as part of a National Lottery-funded art trail in Northumberland. All photographs belong to the copyright holders as marked.