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Week in pictures: 17 - 23 September 2022


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

Pallbearers from Queen's Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards carry Queen Elizabeth II's coffin, draped in the Royal Standard, into St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle for her Committal Service in Windsor, UK on 19 September 2022Image source, Max Mumby / Getty Images
Pallbearers from Queen's Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, carry Queen Elizabeth II's coffin, draped in the Royal Standard, into St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, for her Committal Service. The world paid a final farewell to the Queen on Monday, with a state funeral and military procession.
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Police officers detain a woman in Moscow during protests against partial military mobilisation in the Ukraine war on 21 SeptemberImage source, Alexander Nemenov / AFP
Police officers detain a woman in Moscow during protests against partial military mobilisation for the war in Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the move in a televised address, saying it was a necessary step to ensure Russian territorial integrity. According to Russian human rights group OVD-Info, police have arrested more than 1,300 protesters rallying against the decision.
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Police and experts carry out exhumations at the scene of a mass burial in the town of Izyum, Kharkiv region, Ukraine, on 17 September 2022Image source, Gleb Garanich / Reuters
Police exhume bodies at the scene of a mass burial in the town of Izyum, in Kharkiv, Ukraine, after it was re-taken from Russian troops. Ukrainian authorities say more than 400 bodies - mainly of civilians - are thought to be buried at the site.
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A participant carves ornate patterns into a papaya during a fruit and vegetable carving competition at the 26th Thailand International Culinary Cup in Bangkok on 21 September 2022Image source, Manan Vatsyayana / AFP
A participant carves ornate patterns into a papaya during a fruit and vegetable carving competition at the 26th Thailand International Culinary Cup in Bangkok.
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Members of the Druid Order perform a ceremony to celebrate the autumn equinox on Primrose Hill in London on 23 September 2022Image source, Aaron Chown / PA Media
Members of the Druid Order perform a ceremony to celebrate the autumn equinox on Primrose Hill in London. The autumnal equinox is when daytime and nighttime are of approximately equal duration, and marks the beginning of Autumn.
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Participants wearing traditional dresses rehearse the Garba dance ahead of the Navratri Hindu festival in Ahmedabad, India, on 20 September 2022Image source, Sam Panthaky / AFP
Participants wearing traditional attire rehearse the Garba dance ahead of the Navratri Hindu festival in Ahmedabad, India.
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Nasibe Samsaei, an Iranian woman living in Turkey, cuts her ponytail off on 21 September during a protest outside the Iranian consulate in Istanbul to protest the death of Mahsa AminiImage source, Yasin Akgul / AFP
Nasibe Samsaei, an Iranian woman living in Turkey, cuts off her ponytail during a protest outside the Iranian consulate in Istanbul to protest about the death of Mahsa Amini. Ms Amini was arrested by morality police in Tehran, with reports that officers beat her head with a baton and banged her head against one of their vehicles. The 22-year-old died in hospital, after spending three days in a coma. The police have denied she was mistreated and said she suffered "sudden heart failure".
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A man waits for customers at a toy shop in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 20 September 2022Image source, Ishara S. Kodikara / AFP
A man waits for customers at a toy shop in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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A driver watches the track at the Autumn Steam Gala at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, UK, on 23 September 2022Image source, Charlotte Graham / Shutterstock
A driver watches the track at the Autumn Steam Gala at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway in England.
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People look at a street painting in Handan, in China's northern Hebei province on 20 September 2022Image source, AFP
People look at a street painting in Handan, in China's northern Hebei province
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