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Riot police officers run past a burning barricade as they clash with protesters during a demonstration outside the parliament to protests against the upcoming law of the conservative government to control demonstrations, in Athens on July 9, 2020. (AFP)
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Switzerland’s Lea Sprunger competes in the women's 300m hurdles, during the Inspiration Games exhibition event, being held remotely across different countries, at the Letzigrund Stadion in Zurich on July 9, 2020. (AFP)
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People dressed as hummingbird perform during the so-called “Alas de distancia” strategy, backed by Bogota’s mayor, which seeks to promote self-care practices, mainly physical distancing, as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Bogota, on July 9, 2020. (AFP)
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Demonstrators peacefully sit on the street in front of the parliament during a protest in Belgrade on July 9, 2020. Thousands of people protested on July 9, 2020 peacefully and without incidents across Serbia against the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic after two nights of clashes with the police. Unlike previous two protests, demonstrators were mostly peacefully sitting on the street in front of the parliament in capital Belgrade, but also in other major Serbian towns, including Novi Sad in the north and Nis in the south. They carried banners reading “Sit down!” and Aleksandar “Vucic is more dangerous than COVID” in a reference to the powerful President of Serbia. (AFP)
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A swimmer moves under the water at Parliament Hill Lido in London on July 11, 2020, as restrictions are further eased during the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. First opened in 1938 Parliament Hill Lido in north London is an unheated open air swimming pool, open to members of the public 365 days a year. (AFP)
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This aerial view shows submerged streets and inundated buildings after a dam was breached due to flooding in Jiujiang in China’s central Jiangxi province on July 13, 2020. Floods across central and eastern China have left more than 140 people dead or missing and are swelling major rivers and lakes to record-high levels, with authorities warning that the worst was yet to come. (AFP)
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Fireworks explode above the Eiffel Tower as part of the annual Bastille Day celebrations in Paris on July 14, 2020. France is holding a reduced version of its traditional Bastille Day parade this year due to safety measures over the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic, and with the country’s national day celebrations including a homage to health workers and others fighting the outbreak. (AFP)
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A newborn Grevy zebra takes its first steps in its enclosure with its mother at the ARTIS animal park in Amsterdam, on July 15, 2020. The Grevy zebra is the most endangered of all zebra species. (AFP)
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Healthcare workers give a thumbs-up at a temporary testing centre for the novel coronavirus in the Spanish Basque city of Getaria on July 15, 2020. The novel coronavirus has killed at least 574,278 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1900 GMT on Tuesday. (AFP)
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Updated 15 July 2020

Photos of the Week: July 8 - 14

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