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REWIND: The best PHOTOS from the week gone by

October 05, 2015 09:03 IST
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Fourteen photos from events that defined the world in the week gone by.

Tattoo enthusiast Lauren Brock poses to display her body art work during the International London Tattoo Convention in east London, Britain. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters


The Moon, appearing next to a statue on the Alexander III bridge, in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth’s shadow during a total lunar eclipse over Paris, France. Sky-watchers around the world were treated when the shadow of Earth cast a reddish glow on the moon, the result of rare combination of an eclipse with the closest full moon of the year. The total “supermoon” lunar eclipse, also known as a “blood moon” is one that appears bigger and brighter than usual as it reaches the point in its orbit that is closest to Earth. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters


US President Barack Obama has his tie adjusted by first lady Michelle Obama as they await the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Madame Peng Liyuan for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington. Photograph: Mike Theiler/Reuters


 

Young Syrian refugees react after disembarking from an overcrowded dinghy upon arriving at a beach on the Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing a part of the Aegean Sea from the Turkish coast to Lesbos. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters


Head of the department of the interior architecture at EstonianAcademy of Arts Hannes Praks poses for a picture in the wooden megaphone in the forest near Pahni village, Estonia. If you go down to the woods in Estonia today, you’re sure of a big surprise: three large-scale wooden megaphones have been set up by architecture students for visitors to climb inside. Professors at the EstonianAcademy of Arts’ architecture department sent students into the forest to find inspiration to create a forest library. But student Birgit Oigus, realising that preserving books outdoors in the Estonian autumn and winter would be nigh-on impossible, decided to think outside the box. Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters


China’s first lady Peng Liyuan stands as United States first lady Michelle Obama embraces kids from the Yu Ying Public Charter School during a visit to the Smithsonian Zoo in Washington. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters


Serviceman Andro Khchukhidze kisses his three-year-old daughter Tinatin after a farewell ceremony at the Vaziani military base outside Tbilisi, Georgia. According to Georgia’s defence ministry, the servicemen, comprised of members of the 22nd battalion from the II infantry brigade of the Georgian Armed Forces, are departing to Afghanistan to take over from another Georgian unit as part of NATO-led mission called Resolute Support. Photograph: David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters


Ryan Rustan, 35, cradles his dog Sugar after Sugar competed in the Surf City Surf Dog Contest in Huntington Beach, California, United States. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters


Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he speaks at a community reception at SAPCenter in San Jose, California. Photograph: Stephen Lam/Reuters


People set up sand bags to reinforce an embankment in front of an Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva statue as waves brought by Typhoon Dujuan slam the coastline in Quanzhou, Fujian province. China ordered tens of thousands of boats back to shore and closed tourist attractions as a typhoon made landfall in the eastern province of Fujian early on Tuesday after leaving two dead and hundreds injured in Taiwan. Photograph: China Daily/Reuters


A damaged building is seen after explosions hit Liucheng, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. A series of package bombs exploded on Wednesday in the southwest China city of Liuzhou, killing at least seven people and injuring 51, state media said. Photograph: Reuters


French President Francois Hollande poses for a picture the ‘Le Moulin rouge’ girls during a visit at the ‘French savoir-faire’ fair on Broadway as part of the 70th United Nations General Assembly, in New York. Photograph: Alain Jocard/Pool/Reuters


People take part in candle light vigil following a mass shooting at UmpquaCommunity College in Roseburg, Oregon. A gunman opened fire at a community college in southwest Oregon on Thursday, killing nine people and wounding seven others before police shot him to death, authorities said, in the latest mass killing to rock an American campus. Photograph: Steve Dipaola/Reuters


Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama share a toast during the luncheon at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

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