Photos of the week: Sifting through rubble in Palu and Kashoggi’s disappearance

Updated On Oct 13, 2018 01:03 PM IST

The search winds down for survivors in Indonesia's Palu after a devastating tsunami and earthquake, and protests over the mysterious disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi from the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul --photos of the week from across the world.

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A woman holds a stuffed rabbit toy after it was found at her destroyed home where she said she had lost her three children, in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. (Jorge Silva / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A woman holds a stuffed rabbit toy after it was found at her destroyed home where she said she had lost her three children, in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. (Jorge Silva / REUTERS)

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A view of a burned area of Sintra mountain wildfire in Cascais, Portugal. (Pedro Nunes / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A view of a burned area of Sintra mountain wildfire in Cascais, Portugal. (Pedro Nunes / REUTERS)

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A girl walks next to a house that suffered some damage after an earthquake hit the city of Port-de-Paix, Haiti. (Hector Retamal / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A girl walks next to a house that suffered some damage after an earthquake hit the city of Port-de-Paix, Haiti. (Hector Retamal / AFP)

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Two cargo ships after they collided off the Mediterranean island of Corsica. French and Italian ships raced o contain a spreading oil spill after the Tunisian freighter (front) rammed into the Cyprus-based CSL Virginia vessel that was anchored about 30 kilometres (20 miles) off the northern tip of the French island. (French Marine Nationale Handout / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Two cargo ships after they collided off the Mediterranean island of Corsica. French and Italian ships raced o contain a spreading oil spill after the Tunisian freighter (front) rammed into the Cyprus-based CSL Virginia vessel that was anchored about 30 kilometres (20 miles) off the northern tip of the French island. (French Marine Nationale Handout / AFP)

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Chilean Ashly Catalina Marin Torres warms up ahead of the Roller Speed Skating Women's Combined at the Bosques de Palermo, Green Park, during the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Simon Bruty / OIS / IOC /AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Chilean Ashly Catalina Marin Torres warms up ahead of the Roller Speed Skating Women's Combined at the Bosques de Palermo, Green Park, during the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Simon Bruty / OIS / IOC /AFP)

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France’s horseman Kevin Staut steers his horse For Joy Van’t Zorgvliet HDC as they compete in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final at the Olympic arena of the Real Club de Polo of Barcelona, Spain. (Josep Lago / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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France’s horseman Kevin Staut steers his horse For Joy Van’t Zorgvliet HDC as they compete in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final at the Olympic arena of the Real Club de Polo of Barcelona, Spain. (Josep Lago / AFP)

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Belgium’s Thierry Neuville and co-driver Nicolas Gilsoul compete in a Toyota during the Myherin stage of the Wales Rally GB, the penultimate stage of the FIA World Rally Championship, in Mid Wales. (Geoff Caddick / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Belgium’s Thierry Neuville and co-driver Nicolas Gilsoul compete in a Toyota during the Myherin stage of the Wales Rally GB, the penultimate stage of the FIA World Rally Championship, in Mid Wales. (Geoff Caddick / AFP)

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US First Lady Melania Trump visits the Giza Pyramids during the final stop of her week-long trip through four countries in Africa. (Saul Loeb / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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US First Lady Melania Trump visits the Giza Pyramids during the final stop of her week-long trip through four countries in Africa. (Saul Loeb / AFP)

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People march during an anti-fascist demonstration while a bullfight is held in the bullring of Valencia, marking the Day of the Valencian Community. (Jose Jordan / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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People march during an anti-fascist demonstration while a bullfight is held in the bullring of Valencia, marking the Day of the Valencian Community. (Jose Jordan / AFP)

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A Super Puma Cougar helicopter releases flares over Brienz in the Bernese Alps, during the annual live fire event of the Swiss Air Force at the Axalp. (Fabrice Coffrini / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A Super Puma Cougar helicopter releases flares over Brienz in the Bernese Alps, during the annual live fire event of the Swiss Air Force at the Axalp. (Fabrice Coffrini / AFP)

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Cameroonian army soldiers secure the perimeter of a polling station in Lysoka, near Buea, southwestern Cameroon, during presidential election. Polling station officials, under heavy armed escort deployed in the deserted deep outskirts of Buea to try to set up polling stations but decided against it due to the level of insecurity. (Marco Longari / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Cameroonian army soldiers secure the perimeter of a polling station in Lysoka, near Buea, southwestern Cameroon, during presidential election. Polling station officials, under heavy armed escort deployed in the deserted deep outskirts of Buea to try to set up polling stations but decided against it due to the level of insecurity. (Marco Longari / AFP)

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A Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft is mounted on the launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft is mounted on the launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP)

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A soldier from the Armed Forces of the Democratic republic of the Congo (FARDC) is seen at their military base outside Oicha. (John Wessels / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A soldier from the Armed Forces of the Democratic republic of the Congo (FARDC) is seen at their military base outside Oicha. (John Wessels / AFP)

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The Aurora Borealis, also known as Northern Lights, illuminates the sky along the Ring Road in southeastern Iceland, between Jokullsarlon glacier lagoon and Hofn. (Mariana Suarez / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The Aurora Borealis, also known as Northern Lights, illuminates the sky along the Ring Road in southeastern Iceland, between Jokullsarlon glacier lagoon and Hofn. (Mariana Suarez / AFP)

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Spanish rider Dani Torres jumps during the FMX Freestyle Spain Championship in Granada, Spain. (Jorge Guerrero / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Spanish rider Dani Torres jumps during the FMX Freestyle Spain Championship in Granada, Spain. (Jorge Guerrero / AFP)

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Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia (L) chases down Conor McGregor of Ireland in their UFC lightweight championship bout during the UFC 229 event inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Harry How / Getty Images / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia (L) chases down Conor McGregor of Ireland in their UFC lightweight championship bout during the UFC 229 event inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Harry How / Getty Images / AFP)

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Grace, the wife of the missing Interpol president Meng Hongwey, talks to journalists in Lyon during a press conference during which she did not want her face to be shown, a day after Interpol demanded an official “clarification” from China on the whereabouts of its missing police chief, after reports said he was detained for questioning on arrival in his homeland. (Jeff Pachoud / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Grace, the wife of the missing Interpol president Meng Hongwey, talks to journalists in Lyon during a press conference during which she did not want her face to be shown, a day after Interpol demanded an official “clarification” from China on the whereabouts of its missing police chief, after reports said he was detained for questioning on arrival in his homeland. (Jeff Pachoud / AFP)

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A portrait of slain Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova during in a candle-light vigil in the city of Rousse. Corruption-plagued EU member Bulgaria found itself under pressure to find the killer of the television journalist whose brutal murder at the weekend shocked the country and sparked international condemnation. (Dimitar Dilkoff / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A portrait of slain Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova during in a candle-light vigil in the city of Rousse. Corruption-plagued EU member Bulgaria found itself under pressure to find the killer of the television journalist whose brutal murder at the weekend shocked the country and sparked international condemnation. (Dimitar Dilkoff / AFP)

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Fog sits on the fields of a village near Kassel, central Germany, just before sunrise. (Michael Probst / AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Fog sits on the fields of a village near Kassel, central Germany, just before sunrise. (Michael Probst / AP)

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Members of group ‘Colla Vella dels Xiquets de Valls’ form a human tower called ‘castell’ during a biannual human tower competition in Tarragona, Spain. (Albert Gea / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Members of group ‘Colla Vella dels Xiquets de Valls’ form a human tower called ‘castell’ during a biannual human tower competition in Tarragona, Spain. (Albert Gea / REUTERS)

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A woman sporting zombie make-up and dressed up as characters of the US TV series “The Handmaid’s Tale” takes part in the Zombie Walk event in the Catalan city of Sitges, within the framework of the 51st edition of the SITGES – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia. (Josep Lago / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A woman sporting zombie make-up and dressed up as characters of the US TV series “The Handmaid’s Tale” takes part in the Zombie Walk event in the Catalan city of Sitges, within the framework of the 51st edition of the SITGES – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia. (Josep Lago / AFP)

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A supporter of Brazilian presidential candidate for the Workers’ Party Fernando Haddad reacts during the general election vote count at a bar in Sao Salvador square, in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Daniel Ramalho / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A supporter of Brazilian presidential candidate for the Workers’ Party Fernando Haddad reacts during the general election vote count at a bar in Sao Salvador square, in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Daniel Ramalho / AFP)

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Demonstrator Jessica Campbell-Swanson of Denver, Colorado, sits on the lap of the ‘Contemplation of Justice’ statue as protestors take the steps of the US Supreme Court against the appointment of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in Washington DC. (Jose Luis Magana / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Demonstrator Jessica Campbell-Swanson of Denver, Colorado, sits on the lap of the ‘Contemplation of Justice’ statue as protestors take the steps of the US Supreme Court against the appointment of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in Washington DC. (Jose Luis Magana / AFP)

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Brett Kavanaugh is sworn-in as Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court by Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy at the White House in Washington, DC. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Brett Kavanaugh is sworn-in as Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court by Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy at the White House in Washington, DC. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP)

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Yemeni Tawakkol Karman (R), flanked by Egytian opposition politician Ayman Nour (L), holds pictures of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration in front of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul. (Ozan Kose / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Yemeni Tawakkol Karman (R), flanked by Egytian opposition politician Ayman Nour (L), holds pictures of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration in front of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul. (Ozan Kose / AFP)

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US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations in the Oval office of the White House. Nikki Haley resigned Tuesday, in the latest departure from President Trump’s national security team. (Olivier Douliery / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations in the Oval office of the White House. Nikki Haley resigned Tuesday, in the latest departure from President Trump’s national security team. (Olivier Douliery / AFP)

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A farmer ploughs along a field in Danzhai in China’s southwestern Guizhou province. (Stringer / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A farmer ploughs along a field in Danzhai in China’s southwestern Guizhou province. (Stringer / AFP)

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People visit the beach while waiting for Hurricane Michael in Panama City Beach, Florida. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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People visit the beach while waiting for Hurricane Michael in Panama City Beach, Florida. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP)

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Early morning traffic streaks past the Washington Monument before daybreak. (J. David Ake / AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Early morning traffic streaks past the Washington Monument before daybreak. (J. David Ake / AP)

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An artist’s impression of how horse race advertising will look on the Sydney Opera House. A plan to project a horse racing advertisement on the famed sails of the Sydney Opera House is dividing Australians. (Racing NSW via AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An artist’s impression of how horse race advertising will look on the Sydney Opera House. A plan to project a horse racing advertisement on the famed sails of the Sydney Opera House is dividing Australians. (Racing NSW via AP)

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