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

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


A butterfly on Naomi Osaka
image caption A butterfly interrupts play at the Australian Open as it lands on Japan’s Naomi Osaka during her tennis match against Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur.
Fan of Britney Spears
image caption Supporters of Britney Spears gather outside a courthouse in Los Angeles, California, during the singer’s case about conservatorship, which is a legal concept in the US. A judge denied a request by the singer’s father Jamie to exert greater control over her finances.
A cat among incense sticks
image caption A cat is seen among incense sticks drying at a factory, ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year, in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia.
Woman and child in Kiev
image caption Heavy snow hit parts of Europe this week as seen here in Kiev, Ukraine.
Child and a snowman
image caption While in Victoria Park in Glasgow, a child looks up at a giant snowman.
image caption In Bangkok, tuk-tuks that used to transport tourists around the city are seen idle because of travel bans and border closures during the pandemic.
Vitoria Bueno applies make-up
image caption Vitoria Bueno, a 16-year-old dancer whose genetic condition left her without arms, uses her foot to apply make-up on a fellow dancer from the Andrea Falsarella ballet academy at the Inatel Theater in Santa Rita do Sapucai, Brazil.
Jacqueline Lolling
image caption Germany’s Jacqueline Lolling competes in the women’s skeleton competition of the IBSF Skeleton World Championship in Altenberg, Germany.
Police arrest a man
image caption Police arrest a protester during a demonstration against the military coup in Mawlamyine in Mon State, Myanmar.
Thatching a roof
image caption Thatcher Michael Fahy repairs the comb of the roof on a 200-year-old cottage in Galway, Ireland.

source: https://www.bbc.com

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