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A statue of a woman by Lebanese artist Hayat Nazer, made out of leftover glass, rubble, and a broken clock marking the time (6:08 PM) of the mega explosion at the port of Beirut is placed opposite to the site of the blast in the Lebanese capital's harbour, to mark the one year anniversary of the beginning of the anti-government protest movement across the country, on October 20, 2020. (AFP)
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An orangutan mother carries 'Moric', her ten-week young orangutan baby, at the Zoo and Botanical Garden in Budapest on October 20, 2020. (AFP)
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A man wearing a face mask as a precaution against the transmission of the novel coronavirus walks past a mural in Dublin on October 21, 2020 as Ireland prepares to enter a second national lockdown to stem the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. (AFP)
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A man flutters a Colombian flag during a national strike against the government of Colombian President Ivan Duque, in Bogota, on October 21, 2020. (AFP)
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A medical worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) sits on the floor resting at the COVID 3 level Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for novel coronavirus, COVID-19 cases, at the Casal Palocco hospital, near Rome on October 22, 2020. (AFP)
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Dubai launches the Palm Fountain in a bid to break a Guinness World Record as the worlds' largest fountain, at Palm Jumeira on October 22, 2020. (AFP)
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Police officers grab a protester during an anti-government demonstration in Luanda on October 24, 2020. - Angolan anti-riot police, some mounted on horse backs, fired teargas and beat up people as dozens took to the streets of the capital Luanda in anti-government protests. (AFP)
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Pro-democracy protesters hold up their phone flashlights as they take part in an anti-government rally in Bangkok on October 25, 2020. (AFP)
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Theo Curin, swimmer with a 4 limb amputation, takes part in an open water training in 12-degrees celsius water, in Compiegne on October 23, 2020. - Theo Curin gave up the Tokyo Olympics to take up the challenge to swim accross Lake Titicaca (122km) in Peru in November 2021. (AFP)
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Members of Syria's Armenian minority gather at al-Azizia square in Syria's northern city of Aleppo on October 25, 2020, to protest against the fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the Nagorno-Karabakh region. (AFP)
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Updated 26 October 2020

Photos of the Week: October 19 - 25

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