Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Picture of the week

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A youth swings a flaming tyre as part of a tradition marking Clean Monday, the first day of Great Lent in the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church calendar, in the Romanian village of Poplaca.


Ramzi Boudina / Reuters

A demonstrator offers a flower to a police officer as teachers and students take part in a protest in Algiers, Algeria. Anti-government protests have continued since February after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced that he would seek a fifth term in office. He later said that he won’t stand.


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A dhobi hangs out washed clothes at the Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat in Mumbai, India. The Dhobi Ghat is an open-air laundry where washermen clean and iron clothes for local customers.


Hannah McKay / Reuters

 An Afghan Hound stands with its owner during the third day of the annual Crufts dog show in Birmingham, UK.


Asif Hassan / AFP

Spanish former football player Carles Puyol kicks a football in the final Twenty20 Pakistan Super League at the National Cricket Stadium in Karachi. All future Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches could be played on home soil after the last eight games of the 2019 tournament went off without a hitch in Karachi, boosting hopes of attracting more international teams, said the country’s cricket chief at Sunday’s final. This year 43 foreign players, including former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson and current New Zealand opener Colin Munro, took part in the PSL latter stages in Karachi.Last year Pakistan hosted three PSL matches in Lahore and the West Indies for a Twenty20 series.






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