28th July 2020

In_pictures Week in pictures: 27 June-3 July 2020

In_pictures Week in pictures: 27 June-3 July 2020

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

in_pictures A woman reacts after she was hit with pepper sprayImage copyright
DALE DE LA REY/AFP

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A woman is hit with pepper spray deployed by police as they cleared a street of protesters rallying against a new national security law in Hong Kong

in_pictures A man removes a vandalised statue of King Leopold II of BelgiumImage copyright
JOHN THYS/AFP

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A vandalised statue of King Leopold II of Belgium is removed in Ghent, on the 60th anniversary of DR Congo’s independence

in_pictures A child carries a kite depicting a ghostImage copyright
AJENG DINAR ULFIANA/Reuters

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A child carries a kite shaped like a ghost in Depok, on the outskirts of Jakarta

in_pictures Free-diver underwater surrounded by litterImage copyright
Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

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Turkey’s world record-holding free-diver Sahika Encumen dives in the Bosphorus Strait to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the seas

in_pictures Farmers try to scare away a swarm of locusts from a fieldImage copyright
SHAHID ALI/AFP

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Farmers try to scare away a swarm of locusts from a field on the outskirts of Sukkur, Pakistan. The country has declared an emergency, saying locust numbers are the worst in more than two decades

in_pictures People dine at a 500m-long table on Charles BridgeImage copyright
Gabriel Kuchta/Getty Images

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People dine at a 500m-long table on the Charles Bridge, after coronavirus restrictions were eased in Prague

in_pictures Students wearing face masks in a classroom sit inside old ballot boxes repurposed into partitionsImage copyright
ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters

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Students in Pathum Thani province sit inside old ballot boxes repurposed into partitions, after schools reopened in Thailand

in_pictures The Empire State Building lit in rainbow coloursImage copyright
Gary Hershorn/Getty Images

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The Empire State Building is lit in rainbow colours to celebrate Pride weekend in New York City

in_pictures Tiger yawningImage copyright
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

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Dharma the Sumatran tiger yawns, following the reopening of Edinburgh Zoo

in_pictures Prince Charles looks at a pig with her pigletsImage copyright
Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERS

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Prince Charles looks at a Gloucestershire Old Spot pig with her piglets during a visit to Cotswold Farm Park in Guiting Power near Cheltenham, western England

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