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Week in pictures: 6 – 12 August 2022

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.

Image source, Philip Fong / AFP

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Firefighters work near a massive fire at a fuel depot sparked by a lightning strike in Matanzas, Cuba, on 8 August 2022

Image source, Yamil Lage / AFP

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The moon rises above the statue of the Ancient Greek god Poseidon in Ancient Corinth near Athens, Greece

Image source, Valerie Gache / AFP

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A tourist walks past the Setiaku temple on a foggy morning in the Dieng mountain area in Banjarnegara, Central Java province, Indonesia, on 6 August 2022

Image source, Garry Lotulung / AFP

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England's diver Matthew Lee performs in the Men's 10m Platform, Preliminary, at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre as part of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on 7 August 2022

Image source, Stefan Wermuth / Reuters

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A couple hold hands while walking on the melting Tsanfleuron Glacier above Les Diablerets village in Switzerland on 6 August 2022

Image source, Fabrice Coffrini / AFP

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Ukrainian artist Viacheslav Rybka paints a car destroyed during Russia's attack on the town of Irpin on 10 August 2022

Image source, Gleb Garanich / Reuters

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Electoral Commission Officials count votes inside a polling station after the official closing of the polls during Kenya's general election at Mathare North Social Hall in Nairobi on 9 August 2022

Image source, Luis Tato / AFP

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Firefighters drink water and recover during an operation to stop a wildfire in the Sameiro village near the town of Manteigas, Portugal, on 10 August 2022

Image source, Patricia De Melo Moreira / AFP

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Lava flows from Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland, about 40km (25 miles) from the capital Reykjavik on 6 August 2022

Image source, Jeremie Richard / AFP

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