Photos of the week: Sparking blunts in Canada and a German Halloween harvest

Updated On Oct 21, 2018 10:21 AM IST

Easy pickings on a pumpkin patch in Germany ahead of Halloween and Canadians bring out absolutely massive doobs, celebrating a nationwide legalisation of marijuana --photos of the week from across the world.

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People collect pumpkins ahead of Halloween, on a field in the outskirts of Frankfurt, Germany, as the sun sets. (Michael Probst / AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 10:21 AM IST

People collect pumpkins ahead of Halloween, on a field in the outskirts of Frankfurt, Germany, as the sun sets. (Michael Probst / AP)

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An artist from the dance company Recirquel performs during the dress rehearsal for ‘My Land’ in Budapest, Hungary. (Bernadett Szabo / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An artist from the dance company Recirquel performs during the dress rehearsal for ‘My Land’ in Budapest, Hungary. (Bernadett Szabo / REUTERS)

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Hot air balloons displayed on a square during the 2018 Outdoor Sports Conference in Xingyi in China’s southwestern Guizhou province. (Stringer / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 10:21 AM IST

Hot air balloons displayed on a square during the 2018 Outdoor Sports Conference in Xingyi in China’s southwestern Guizhou province. (Stringer / AFP)

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Women take photos in a field of cosmos flowers at Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea. (Ahn Young-joon / AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Women take photos in a field of cosmos flowers at Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea. (Ahn Young-joon / AP)

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Honduran migrants, part of a caravan trying to reach the US, sleep at the stands of a rodeo in Esquipulas, Guatemala. (Jorge Cabrera / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Honduran migrants, part of a caravan trying to reach the US, sleep at the stands of a rodeo in Esquipulas, Guatemala. (Jorge Cabrera / REUTERS)

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Oggy and Spencer dressed as Minions compete in The Best Dressed Dachshund Costume Competition during the annual Teckelrennen Hophaus Dachshund Race and Costume Parade in Melbourne, Australia. (Scott Barbour / Getty Images) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 10:21 AM IST

Oggy and Spencer dressed as Minions compete in The Best Dressed Dachshund Costume Competition during the annual Teckelrennen Hophaus Dachshund Race and Costume Parade in Melbourne, Australia. (Scott Barbour / Getty Images)

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Palestinian protesters carry a youth injured by Israeli forces at the Israel-Gaza border. Five Palestinians were killed in new clashes with Israeli forces along the Gaza border on October 12, the health ministry in the Hamas-run enclave said. (Said Khatib / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Palestinian protesters carry a youth injured by Israeli forces at the Israel-Gaza border. Five Palestinians were killed in new clashes with Israeli forces along the Gaza border on October 12, the health ministry in the Hamas-run enclave said. (Said Khatib / AFP)

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Castres’ French centre Florian Vialelle takes a tricky pass during the European Rugby Champions Cup pool 2 rugby union match between Gloucester and Castres at Kingsholm Stadium in Gloucester, western England. (Adrian Dennis / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Castres’ French centre Florian Vialelle takes a tricky pass during the European Rugby Champions Cup pool 2 rugby union match between Gloucester and Castres at Kingsholm Stadium in Gloucester, western England. (Adrian Dennis / AFP)

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A lone leaf hangs on a tree at the Kahler Asten mountain near Warendorf, western Germany. (Guido Kirchner / dpa / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A lone leaf hangs on a tree at the Kahler Asten mountain near Warendorf, western Germany. (Guido Kirchner / dpa / AFP)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a session at the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany. (Fabrizio Bensch / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a session at the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany. (Fabrizio Bensch / REUTERS)

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Talisa Torretti (ITA) in action during the Gymnastics Rhythmic Womens Rhythmic Individual All-Around at The America Pavilion, Youth Olympic Park during The Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Bob Martin for OIS / IOC / Handout via REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Talisa Torretti (ITA) in action during the Gymnastics Rhythmic Womens Rhythmic Individual All-Around at The America Pavilion, Youth Olympic Park during The Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Bob Martin for OIS / IOC / Handout via REUTERS)

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A view of a mass for a canonization ceremony of Pope Paul VI and the martyred Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican. (Filippo Monteforte / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A view of a mass for a canonization ceremony of Pope Paul VI and the martyred Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican. (Filippo Monteforte / AFP)

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A depiction of a cannabis bud drops from the ceiling at Leafly’s countdown party in Toronto, on the eve of the first day legalization of Cannabis across Canada. (Chris Young / The Canadian Press via AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 10:21 AM IST

A depiction of a cannabis bud drops from the ceiling at Leafly’s countdown party in Toronto, on the eve of the first day legalization of Cannabis across Canada. (Chris Young / The Canadian Press via AP)

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Children from a local neighbourhood play in a roadside puddle accumulated from rain brought by Cyclone Luban in Salalah, Oman. (Stringer / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Children from a local neighbourhood play in a roadside puddle accumulated from rain brought by Cyclone Luban in Salalah, Oman. (Stringer / REUTERS)

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in is welcomed as he arrives to attend a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican. (Tony Gentile / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in is welcomed as he arrives to attend a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican. (Tony Gentile / REUTERS)

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A Palestinian man argues with an Israeli soldier during clashes over an Israeli order to shut down a Palestinian school near Nablus in the occupied West Bank. (Mohamad Torokman / REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A Palestinian man argues with an Israeli soldier during clashes over an Israeli order to shut down a Palestinian school near Nablus in the occupied West Bank. (Mohamad Torokman / REUTERS)

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Yemeni volunteers form a human chain to pass food aid, supplied by the UAE Red Crescent, to mountainous towns on the outskirts of the country’s third-city of Taiz. (Ahmad Al-Basha / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Yemeni volunteers form a human chain to pass food aid, supplied by the UAE Red Crescent, to mountainous towns on the outskirts of the country’s third-city of Taiz. (Ahmad Al-Basha / AFP)

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A flooded road near the city of Puichéric, southern France. Thirteen people have died after severe storms caused flash flooding across wide stretches of southwest France overnight, sweeping away vehicles and swamping homes, the interior ministry's rescue service said. (Sylvain Thomas / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 10:21 AM IST

A flooded road near the city of Puichéric, southern France. Thirteen people have died after severe storms caused flash flooding across wide stretches of southwest France overnight, sweeping away vehicles and swamping homes, the interior ministry's rescue service said. (Sylvain Thomas / AFP)

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A wartime re-enactor cuddles a ferret as they prepare to board a train during a re-enactment weekend, the annual ‘Railway in Wartime’ event held along the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, in Pickering, northern England. (Oli Scarff / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 10:21 AM IST

A wartime re-enactor cuddles a ferret as they prepare to board a train during a re-enactment weekend, the annual ‘Railway in Wartime’ event held along the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, in Pickering, northern England. (Oli Scarff / AFP)

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A woman smokes a huge marijuana cigarette during a legalization party at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto, Ontario. (Geoff Robins / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A woman smokes a huge marijuana cigarette during a legalization party at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto, Ontario. (Geoff Robins / AFP)

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Britain’s Princess Eugenie of York (R) and her husband Jack Brooksbank wave as they emerge from the West Door of St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, England. (Steve Parsons / Pool / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Britain’s Princess Eugenie of York (R) and her husband Jack Brooksbank wave as they emerge from the West Door of St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, England. (Steve Parsons / Pool / AFP)

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Swiss farmer Armin Capaul with his cows ahead of the nationwide vote on his initiative on cow horns above Perrefitte, northern Switzerland. Capaul launched and collected more that 100,000 signatures for an initiative to offer monetary assistance to owners who don't dehorn their livestock. Swiss citizen will vote on the issue on November 25, 2018. (Fabrice Coffrini / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 10:21 AM IST

Swiss farmer Armin Capaul with his cows ahead of the nationwide vote on his initiative on cow horns above Perrefitte, northern Switzerland. Capaul launched and collected more that 100,000 signatures for an initiative to offer monetary assistance to owners who don't dehorn their livestock. Swiss citizen will vote on the issue on November 25, 2018. (Fabrice Coffrini / AFP)

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Oakland Raiders’ Rashaan Melvin and Derrick Johnson pray before the Seattle Seahawks v Oakland Raiders game at Wembley Stadium, London, England. (Matthew Childs / Action Images via Reuters) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Oakland Raiders’ Rashaan Melvin and Derrick Johnson pray before the Seattle Seahawks v Oakland Raiders game at Wembley Stadium, London, England. (Matthew Childs / Action Images via Reuters)

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Competitors run through the vineyards during the Strongman Run obstacle race in the South African city of Paarl. (Rodger Bosch / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Competitors run through the vineyards during the Strongman Run obstacle race in the South African city of Paarl. (Rodger Bosch / AFP)

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Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Enrique Hernandez (14) fields a grounder by Milwaukee Brewers’ Lorenzo Cain during the first inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series baseball game, in Milwaukee. (Charlie Reidel / AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Enrique Hernandez (14) fields a grounder by Milwaukee Brewers’ Lorenzo Cain during the first inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series baseball game, in Milwaukee. (Charlie Reidel / AP)

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves against Alexander Zverev of Germany in their men’s singles semi-final match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in China. (Johannes Eisele / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves against Alexander Zverev of Germany in their men’s singles semi-final match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in China. (Johannes Eisele / AFP)

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Athletes compete in the Athletics Womens 3000m Stage 1 at The Athletics Field, Youth Olympic Park during the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Joel Marklund / OIS / IOC / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Athletes compete in the Athletics Womens 3000m Stage 1 at The Athletics Field, Youth Olympic Park during the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Joel Marklund / OIS / IOC / AFP)

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A Chelsea Pensioner, in his ceremonial uniform as a retired member of the British army and resident of the Royal Hospital Chelsea retirement and care home, poses with 6 foot ‘Tommy’ figures at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, for the 'There But Not There' campaign to commemorate the upcoming centenary of the end of World War I. (Matt Dunham / AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A Chelsea Pensioner, in his ceremonial uniform as a retired member of the British army and resident of the Royal Hospital Chelsea retirement and care home, poses with 6 foot ‘Tommy’ figures at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, for the 'There But Not There' campaign to commemorate the upcoming centenary of the end of World War I. (Matt Dunham / AP)

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Two newborn white Bengal tiger cubs in Yunnan Wildlife Zoo in Kunming, Southern China. Three playful white Bengal tiger cubs are charming tourists as they clamber around the enclosure at a zoo, days into making their first public appearance. (Fred Dufour / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 10:21 AM IST

Two newborn white Bengal tiger cubs in Yunnan Wildlife Zoo in Kunming, Southern China. Three playful white Bengal tiger cubs are charming tourists as they clamber around the enclosure at a zoo, days into making their first public appearance. (Fred Dufour / AFP)

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Participants compete during night event “Barcolana UFO 28” category as part of the 50th Barcolana Regatta in the Gulf of Trieste, Italy. With some 2,500 vessels, the Barcolana gathers the most participants of any sailing regatta in the world. (Vincenzo Pinto / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 10:21 AM IST

Participants compete during night event “Barcolana UFO 28” category as part of the 50th Barcolana Regatta in the Gulf of Trieste, Italy. With some 2,500 vessels, the Barcolana gathers the most participants of any sailing regatta in the world. (Vincenzo Pinto / AFP)

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