13th July 2020

In_pictures Week in pictures: 20-26 June 2020

In_pictures Week in pictures: 20-26 June 2020

In_pictures

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

in_pictures Musicians on stage perform to an auditorium full of plantsImage copyright
Jordi Vidal / Getty Images

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Musicians perform to an unusual audience, as Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu opera house reopened its doors with a concert for plants. Following the event, the opera house planned to donate the plants to 2,292 healthcare professionals.

in_pictures A man holding a sign sits aloneImage copyright
Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post via Getty Ima

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A supporter sits alone as US Vice President Mike Pence speaks before President Donald Trump’s arrival at a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

in_pictures South Korean performers dressed as soldiers participate in a re-enactmentImage copyright
Chung Sung-Jun / Getty Images

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South Korean performers dressed as soldiers participate in a re-enactment.

in_pictures Servicemen march during a Victory Day military paradeImage copyright
Kirill Yasko / Host Photo Agency via Getty Images

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Servicemen take part in a Victory Day military parade marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia. The event was postponed from its original date of 9 May because of the coronavirus pandemic.

in_pictures A statue of John C Calhoun is lifted from its pedestalImage copyright
Sean Rayford

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A statue of John C Calhoun, a former US Vice President and advocate of slavery, is removed from Marion Square in Charleston, South Carolina.

in_pictures People practise yoga in individual transparent domesImage copyright
Carlos Osorio / REUTERS

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People participate in a socially distanced yoga class, in Toronto, Canada.

in_pictures A girl looks through an eclipse viewer on an elevated, transparent platform, with buildings and roads in the distance below herImage copyright
Athit Perawongmetha / REUTERS

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A girl observes a partial solar eclipse on the Mahanakhon Skywalk Glass Tray at the King Power Mahanakhon building in Bangkok, Thailand.

in_pictures Devotees covered in mud and dried banana leaves light candles and pray outside a closed churchImage copyright
Ezra Acayan/Getty Images

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Devotees covered in mud and dried banana leaves light candles and pray outside a closed church to celebrate the Taong Putik Festival in the village of Bibiclat in the Philippines.

in_pictures A man dives into water in the London Docklands, as two other men in inflatable boats watchImage copyright
Victoria Jones / PA Wire

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A man dives into the water near Canary Wharf, London.

in_pictures A woman completes her ballot in a voting boothImage copyright
A woman completes her ballot in a voting booth

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A voter completes her ballot on the day of the primary election in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

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