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Hindu devotees take a vow before forming a human pyramid in a bid to reach and break a dahi-handi (curd-pot) suspended in the air during celebrations for the ‘Janmashtami’ festival, which marks the birth of Hindu God Lord Krishna, in Mumbai on August 24, 2019. (AFP)
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A boy plays with soap bubbles on the beach of Deauville, northwestern France, on August 21, 2019, as part of the “Forgotten by the Holidays” campaign organised by the French NGO Secours Populaire for children whose families can not afford to go on holidays. (AFP)
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A girl waits for customers to sell grains to feed pigeons at Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu on August 22, 2019. (AFP)
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Women walk in the northern Syrian city of Raqa, the former Syrian capital of Daesh’s territory, on August 21, 2019. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces overran Raqa in 2017. (AFP)
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An activist demonstrates during a protest called by intellectuals and artists against the destruction of the Amazon rainforest, at Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 25, 2019. (AFP)
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A Sudanese man stands in flood water next to his belongings in Wad Ramli village on the eastern banks of the Nile river, 50km north of Kharoum, on August 26, 2019. (AFP)
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A woman wearing platform shoes and draped in an Algerian national flag takes part in a demonstration against the ruling class in Algeria’s capital Algiers on August 23, 2019, for the 27th consecutive Friday and marking six months since the movement began. (AFP)
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Palestinian amputees Mohammed Eliwa, 17, who lost his leg during clashes on the border with Israel, plays football on the beach in Gaza City on August 20, 2019. (AFP)
Updated 27 August 2019

Photos of the Week: August 20-27

LONDON: Arab News selects some of our favorite images of the week from around the world. Scroll above to see them all...