Photos of the Week: From Kenyan election crisis to Raqqa liberated from ISIS

Updated On Oct 20, 2017 04:10 PM IST

From Kenyan election crisis to Raqqa being liberated from the clutches of ISIS, photos of the week from around the world.

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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, the presidential candidate of the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition, arrives for a political rally at the Kamukunji grounds in Nairobi, Kenya on October 18, 2017. Kenya’s Supreme Court nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s August re-election, citing illegalities and irregularities, and ordered a fresh election. (Baz Ratner / REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 20, 2017 04:10 PM IST

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, the presidential candidate of the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition, arrives for a political rally at the Kamukunji grounds in Nairobi, Kenya on October 18, 2017. Kenya’s Supreme Court nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s August re-election, citing illegalities and irregularities, and ordered a fresh election. (Baz Ratner / REUTERS)

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Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters ride atop military vehicles as they celebrate the liberation of Raqqa from ISIS on October 17, 2017. (Erik De / REUTERS)
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Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters ride atop military vehicles as they celebrate the liberation of Raqqa from ISIS on October 17, 2017. (Erik De / REUTERS)

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Pakistani policemen and supporters of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) gather around the car carrying leader Hafiz Saeed as he arrives at a court in Lahore.Mumbai attack mastermind and banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest was on Thursday extended for another 30 days by a Judicial Review Board of Pakistan’s Punjab province. (Arif Ali / AFP)
Updated on Oct 20, 2017 04:10 PM IST

Pakistani policemen and supporters of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) gather around the car carrying leader Hafiz Saeed as he arrives at a court in Lahore.Mumbai attack mastermind and banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest was on Thursday extended for another 30 days by a Judicial Review Board of Pakistan’s Punjab province. (Arif Ali / AFP)

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Philippine soldiers walk past destroyed buildings in Bangolo district, after President Rodrigo Duterte declared Marawi City ‘liberated’, in Marawi on October 17, 2017. (Ted Aljibe / AFP)
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Philippine soldiers walk past destroyed buildings in Bangolo district, after President Rodrigo Duterte declared Marawi City ‘liberated’, in Marawi on October 17, 2017. (Ted Aljibe / AFP)

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A masked student from the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH), takes part in a protest against the re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez which resulted in clashes with riot police in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on October 18, 2017. (Orlando Sierra / AFP)
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A masked student from the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH), takes part in a protest against the re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez which resulted in clashes with riot police in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on October 18, 2017. (Orlando Sierra / AFP)

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A firefighter extinguishes a fire at Kandawgyi Palace hotel in Yangon, Myanmar on October 19, 2017. (Ye Aung Thu / AFP)
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A firefighter extinguishes a fire at Kandawgyi Palace hotel in Yangon, Myanmar on October 19, 2017. (Ye Aung Thu / AFP)

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Protestors shout slogans as they march carrying placards during a demonstration called by the General Confederation of Labour (CGT), a French worker's union, as part of nationwide rallies against the French president's labour law reforms in Paris. (Lionel Bonaventure / AFP)
Updated on Oct 20, 2017 04:10 PM IST

Protestors shout slogans as they march carrying placards during a demonstration called by the General Confederation of Labour (CGT), a French worker's union, as part of nationwide rallies against the French president's labour law reforms in Paris. (Lionel Bonaventure / AFP)

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Supporters of Argentina's former President and Buenos Aires senatorial candidate for the Unidad Ciudadana Party, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner attend a rally ahead of the October 22 legislative election at Juan Domingo Peron stadium in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires. (Eitan Abramovich / AFP)
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Supporters of Argentina's former President and Buenos Aires senatorial candidate for the Unidad Ciudadana Party, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner attend a rally ahead of the October 22 legislative election at Juan Domingo Peron stadium in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires. (Eitan Abramovich / AFP)

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A general view shows delegates attending the opening of the 19th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 18, 2017. (Nicolas Asfouri / AFP)
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A general view shows delegates attending the opening of the 19th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 18, 2017. (Nicolas Asfouri / AFP)

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A pink balloon masks the face of Pope Francis during a weekly general audience at St Peter's square in Vatican on October 18, 2017. (Alberto Pizzoli / AFP)
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A pink balloon masks the face of Pope Francis during a weekly general audience at St Peter's square in Vatican on October 18, 2017. (Alberto Pizzoli / AFP)

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is garlanded by supporters during a public rally at Bhaat village on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. (Amit Dave / REUTERS)
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is garlanded by supporters during a public rally at Bhaat village on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. (Amit Dave / REUTERS)

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A devotee lights oil lamps at a religious ceremony during the Diwali or Deepavali festival at a Hindu temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Dinuka Liyanawatte / REUTERS)
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A devotee lights oil lamps at a religious ceremony during the Diwali or Deepavali festival at a Hindu temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Dinuka Liyanawatte / REUTERS)

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Swedish boxer Mikaela Lauren (R) kisses boxer Cecilia Braekhus of Norway during a news conference, ahead of their Oslofjord Fight Night in Oslo, Norway. (REUTERS)
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Swedish boxer Mikaela Lauren (R) kisses boxer Cecilia Braekhus of Norway during a news conference, ahead of their Oslofjord Fight Night in Oslo, Norway. (REUTERS)

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An Indonesian villager takes a picture of Mount Sinabung volcano as it spews thick smoke as seen from Tiga Pancur village in Karo, North Sumatra on October 17, 2017. (Ivan Damanik / AFP)
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An Indonesian villager takes a picture of Mount Sinabung volcano as it spews thick smoke as seen from Tiga Pancur village in Karo, North Sumatra on October 17, 2017. (Ivan Damanik / AFP)

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People collect mountain spring water, after Hurricane Maria hit the island, in Corozal, Puerto Rico. (Alvin Baez / REUTERS)
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People collect mountain spring water, after Hurricane Maria hit the island, in Corozal, Puerto Rico. (Alvin Baez / REUTERS)

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Huge waves strike the harbour wall and lighthouse at Porthcawl, South Wales as Storm Ophelia hits the UK and Ireland on October 16, 2017. Ireland was hit by an ‘unprecedented storm’ on Monday that left two people dead, 120,000 homes and businesses without power and closed every school in the country. (Geoff Caddick / AFP)
Updated on Oct 20, 2017 04:10 PM IST

Huge waves strike the harbour wall and lighthouse at Porthcawl, South Wales as Storm Ophelia hits the UK and Ireland on October 16, 2017. Ireland was hit by an ‘unprecedented storm’ on Monday that left two people dead, 120,000 homes and businesses without power and closed every school in the country. (Geoff Caddick / AFP)

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An attendee poses for a photo during Seoul Fashion Week at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul on October 19, 2017. (Ed Jones / AFP)
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An attendee poses for a photo during Seoul Fashion Week at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul on October 19, 2017. (Ed Jones / AFP)

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Anfisa, a twelve-year-old female chimpanzee, picks its nose at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in a suburb of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Ilya Naymushin / REUTERS)
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Anfisa, a twelve-year-old female chimpanzee, picks its nose at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in a suburb of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Ilya Naymushin / REUTERS)

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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sheds a tear while speaking with media about the terminal brain cancer death of ‘The Tragically Hip’ singer Gord Downie in Ontario, Canada. (REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 20, 2017 04:10 PM IST

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sheds a tear while speaking with media about the terminal brain cancer death of ‘The Tragically Hip’ singer Gord Downie in Ontario, Canada. (REUTERS)

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Rohingya refugees walk together after crossing the Naf River as they flee violence in Myanmar to reach Bangladesh in Palongkhali near Ukhia. (Munir Uz Zaman / AFP)
Updated on Oct 20, 2017 04:10 PM IST

Rohingya refugees walk together after crossing the Naf River as they flee violence in Myanmar to reach Bangladesh in Palongkhali near Ukhia. (Munir Uz Zaman / AFP)

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