Photos of the Week: August 5 - 11
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An Iraqi youth dives into the river in the Shatt Al-Arab river in the southern port city of Basra on August 6, 2020. (AFP)
Photos of the Week: August 5 - 11
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The pack rides during the one-day classic cycling race Milan-San Remo on August 8, 2020. (AFP)
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This aerial view taken on August 9, 2020 shows the site of containment operations for the leaked oil coming from the vessel MV Wakashio, belonging to a Japanese company but Panamanian-flagged, that ran aground near Blue Bay Marine Park off the coast of south-east Mauritius. (AFP)
Photos of the Week: August 5 - 11
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Winner Joris Bergman aka de Navel competes during the National Championships Belly Slides in Hilversum on August 10, 2020. (AFP)
Photos of the Week: August 5 - 11
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Mount Sinabung spews thick ash and smoke into the sky in Karo, North Sumatra on August 10, 2020. (AFP)
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A person gestures during a gathering at the site where a protester died last night in Minsk on August 11, 2020. - The main challenger in Belarus's disputed presidential election said on August 11 she made a "difficult decision" to leave the country, after a second night of street clashes between police and opposition supporters left a protester dead. (AFP)
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A Lebanese boy jumps a fire during clashes between protesters and security forces near the parliament in central Beirut on August 10, 2020 following a huge chemical explosion that devastated large parts of the Lebanese capital. (AFP)
Photos of the Week: August 5 - 11
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Elephants play in a river at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala, Sri Lanka, about 90km from the capital Colombo on August 11, 2020. (AFP)
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Aerial view showing smoke billowing from a part of the Amazon rainforest reserve north of Sinop, in Mato Grosso State, Brazil, on August 10, 2020. (AFP)
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A wood duck or Carolina duck, a species of perching duck found in North America, is seen in a pond at the Ghosh Para area of Howrah District near Kolkata on August 11, 2020. (AFP)
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Updated 11 August 2020

Photos of the Week: August 5 - 11

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