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President Donald Trump throws rose petals during a ceremony at the Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, in New Delhi, India.
President Donald Trump throws rose petals during a ceremony at the Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, in New Delhi, India.   -   Copyright  Alex Brandon/AP Photo   -   Alex Brandon

COVID-19 spreads in Europe, Syrians flee violence and Greek protests | This week in pictures

The spread of COVID-19 coronavirus beyond China, protests against a new migrant detention camp in Greece and the huge numbers of people fleeing fighting in northwest Syria all made for some powerful images this week.

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Masks mix with sanitary masks on the last day of Venice Carnival, cut short over COVID-19 coronavirus.Luigi Costantini/AP Photo
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People wear masks to help guard against coronavirus in central Tehran, Iran.Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo
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Relatives and neighbours wail near the body of Mohammad Mudasir, 31, who was killed in communal violence in New Delhi, India.Manish Swarup/AP PhotoManish Swarup
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President Donald Trump throws rose petals during a ceremony at the Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, in New Delhi, India.Alex Brandon/AP PhotoAlex Brandon
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Israeli security forces fire smoke grenades during clashes with Palestinians in the village of Baita south of Nablus in the occupied West Bank.JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/ AFP
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A protester faces riot police blocking the road during clashes in Karava near the area where the government plans to build a new migrant detention centre, on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece.Michael Varaklas/AP Photo
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Afghan migrants, including five children, leave a dinghy on the Greek island of Lesbos.ARIS MESSINIS / AFP
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Syrian boys sit at a cemetery where displaced families took refuge in its prayer hall, in the town of Sarmada in Syria's northwestern Idlib province.AAREF WATAD / AFP
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Anti-government protesters run to cover during clashes with security forces in Baghdad, Iraq.Hadi Mizban/AP PhotoHadi Mizban
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Water covers a motorway in east Houston, Texas, USA, after a main burst.© 2020 Mark Mulligan / Houston Chronicle via AP
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Lightning strikes behind the chapel of Panagia Gorgona in the village of Skala Sykamias, north of Lesbos.ARIS MESSINIS/ AFP

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