Cars stacked on top of each other by clean up crews are pictured in Breil-sur-Roya, near the border with Italy. October 5, 2020
Cars stacked on top of each other by clean up crews are pictured in Breil-sur-Roya, near the border with Italy. October 5, 2020 Copyright Daniel Cole/AP
Copyright Daniel Cole/AP
Copyright Daniel Cole/AP

In pictures: Clashes in Athens, civilians suffering in Nagorno-Karabakh, France devastated by floods

By Natalia Liubchenkova
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Our selection of the most striking photographs from this week's news stories.


This week saw clashes between police and demonstrators in Athens after a Greek court ruled that the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organisation; suffering in Nagorno-Karabakh after the latest flare-up of violence between Azerbaijan and Armenia; and devastating floods in parts of France and Italy.

This is how these and other key stories of the week were captured by photographers around the world.

Dmitri Lovetsky/AP Photo
People take refuge in a bomb shelter in Stepanakert/Khankendi in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, October 6, 2020Dmitri Lovetsky/AP Photo
Aris Messinis/AFP
An elderly man stands in front of a destroyed house after shelling in Nagorno-Karabakh region’s main city of Stepanakert/Khankendi on October 7, 2020Aris Messinis/AFP
Police use a water cannon against demonstrators during a rally in Minsk, Belarus. October 4, 2020AP
Daniel Cole/AP
A car is swept away in the Roya river during floods in Breil-sur-Roya, near the border with Italy. October 5, 2020Daniel Cole/AP
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
Donald Trump arrives back at the White House aboard Marine One, in Washington, after being treated for COVID-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. October 5J. Scott Applewhite/AP
Oli Scarff/AFP
People wearing face masks walk through a shopping area in the city centre of Manchester, north west England on October 8, 2020Oli Scarff/AFP
Jose Miguel Fernandez/AP Photo
Cardboard cut-outs of Villarreal supporters are displayed in the stands during the Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, October 4, 202Jose Miguel Fernandez/AP Photo
Petr David Josek/AP Photo
Fans, standing on ladders from behind a fence, celebrate a goal during a Czech first division match in Prague, Czechia. Access to the stadium is limited amid the pandemicPetr David Josek/AP Photo
Yorgos Karahalis/AP Photo
A protester throws a smoke grenade in the direction of Greek riot police officers during scuffles outside the courthouse in Athens. October 7, 2020Yorgos Karahalis/AP Photo
Achmad Ibrahim/AP Photo
Protesters throw a bicycle into a burning metro station in Jakarta, Indonesia, during a rally against a new law they say will cripple labour rights and harm the environmentAchmad Ibrahim/AP Photo
Fabio Ferrari/LaPresse via AP
Cyclists are seen on a bridge during stage 6 of the Giro d’Italia 2020 that connects Castrovillari and Matera, Italy, on October 8, 2020Fabio Ferrari/LaPresse via AP
Leo Correa/AP Photo
Despite the pandemic, thousands of pilgrims from the Mouride Brotherhood, an order of Sufi Islam, arrive at the Grand Mosque of Touba for the religious pilgrimage. SenegalLeo Correa/AP Photo
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