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Week in pictures: 23 - 29 October 2021


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

Activists in Glasgow, Scotland, symbolically set George Square on fire with an art installation of faux flames and smoke ahead of the UN climate conference (COP26) on 28 October 2021Image source, Russell Cheyne / Reuters
Image caption, Activists in Glasgow symbolically set George Square on fire with an art installation of faux flames and smoke ahead of the crucial UN climate conference (COP26), featuring almost 200 countries, which is due to begin on 31 October.
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A person wears a costume at a cafeteria during the pop culture exhibition MCM Comic Con at London's ExCel centre, on 24 October 2021Image source, Peter Nicholls / Reuters
Image caption, Pop culture exhibition MCM Comic Con took centre stage at London's ExCel centre from 22-24 October.
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A person attempts to lift a heavy pumpkin above their head at Tulleys Farm in Crawley, EnglandImage source, Dan Kitwood / Getty Images
Image caption, Around 450,000 pumpkins are available at the annual pick-your-own event, which takes place on more than 60 acres of land at Tulleys Farm, near Crawley, in southern England, throughout October.
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People cross the Red Square in Moscow, Russia, on 23 October 2021Image source, Dimitar Dilkoff / AFP
Image caption, Red Square provides a spectacular autumn backdrop for people in central Moscow.
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A person takes a selfie in front of a newly unveiled logo for Meta, the new name for Facebook's parent company, outside Meta's headquarters in Menlo Park, California, US, on 28 October 2021Image source, Noah Berger / AFP
Image caption, A selfie taken, fittingly, in front of the newly unveiled logo for Meta, the new name for Facebook's parent company, in Menlo Park, California. The company said the new name would better encompass what it does, as it looks to move beyond social media into areas such as virtual reality and a planned "metaverse".
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An autumnal view shows golden and rust-coloured leaves in the Champagne vineyards in the village of Verzenay, France, on 28 October 2021Image source, Pascal Rossignol / Reuters
Image caption, Golden and rust-coloured leaves adorn the vineyards of Verzenay, in the Champagne region of north-east France.
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An installation entitled Together, by Lorenzo Quinn, is displayed next to the Great Pyramids of Giza in Cairo, Egypt, on 23 October 2021Image source, Sima Diab / Getty Images
Image caption, An installation entitled Together, by Lorenzo Quinn, is displayed close to the Great Pyramid of Giza in Cairo. The exhibition, Forever Is Now, features sculptures around the Giza plateau, with works by Egyptian and foreign contemporary artists.
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Little Amal, a giant puppet depicting a Syrian refugee girl, is addressed by the Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Vincent Nichols as she makes her way through Westminster Cathedral in London on 25 October 2021Image source, Leon Neal / Getty Images
Image caption, Little Amal, a giant puppet depicting a Syrian refugee girl, is addressed by the Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, in Westminster Cathedral, near the end of an 8,000km (4,970-mile) journey across Europe to the UK to raise awareness of the challenges faced by refugee children.
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Sudanese erect barricades as they protest against a military coup that overthrew the transition to civilian rule in the al-Shajara district in southern Khartoum, on 25 October 2021Image source, AFP
Image caption, Sudanese protesters roll barricades into place as they demonstrate against a military coup that thwarted the transition to civilian rule in the Al-Shajara district of southern Khartoum. Coup leader Gen Abdel Fattah Burhan dissolved civilian rule on Monday, arresting political leaders, and called a state of emergency. Soldiers opened fire on crowds and reportedly killed 10 people.
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A butterfly is pictured as it sits on a cempasuchil marigold in Xochimilco on the outskirts of Mexico City, Mexico, on 28 October 2021Image source, Edgard Garrido / Reuters
Image caption, A butterfly perches on a cempasuchil marigold in Xochimilco on the outskirts of Mexico City. The flower is used during Mexico's Day of the Dead celebrations.
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