In Pictures

Week in pictures: 17-23 September 2016

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world this week.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus (centre), winner of the Best Actress in a Comedy Series Award, as well as Outstanding Comedy Series Award for Veep, poses with the cast Image copyright Mike Nelson / EPA
Image caption At the Emmys in Los Angeles, Julia Louis-Dreyfus (centre) won best comedy actress for the fifth time for playing Selina Meyer on Veep.
Members of a school band wearing Star Wars costumes walk in the center of La Paz, Bolivia Image copyright David Mercado / Reuters
Image caption Members of a school band dressed as Stormtroopers from the Star Wars films stopped the traffic in the centre of La Paz in Bolivia.
A display of lifejackets worn by refugees during their crossing from Turkey to the Greek island of Chois, are seen Parliament Square in central London Image copyright Stefan Wermuth / Reuters
Image caption In London's Parliament Square, campaigners created a display using lifejackets worn by refugees crossing the sea into Europe. Charities behind the temporary installation said it would "remind leaders of the risks families have taken to reach safety, the need for solidarity with refugees, respect of their rights and more international responsibility sharing".
Two women embrace while looking at a police officer in uptown Charlotte Image copyright Jason Miczek / Reuters
Image caption Protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, were sparked by the police shooting of a black man on Tuesday. Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was shot by a black officer and died in hospital.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi in action against Atletico Madrid Image copyright Alberto Estevez / EPA
Image caption Barcelona's Lionel Messi suffered a groin strain during a football match against Atletico Madrid. The game ended in a draw and he could return for Barca's Champions League tie with Manchester City on 19 October.
People watch a film at a swimming pool Image copyright Vincent Kessler / Reuters
Image caption At a swimming pool in Strasbourg, filmgoers took to the water to watch a screening of Steven Spielberg's Jaws during the European Fantastic Film Festival.
Models present creations at the Charlotte Olympia catwalk show during London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 in London Image copyright Neil Hall / Reuters
Image caption Models dressed as a variety of fruit took to the catwalk during the Charlotte Olympia show at London Fashion Week.
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany celebrates winning the race Image copyright Jeremy Lee / Reuters
Image caption Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany celebrated victory at the Singapore Grand Prix, a win that took him back to the top of the Formula One World Championship, ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
The full moon is seen behind the hill of the three crosses in Cali, Colombia Image copyright Jaime Saldarriaga / Reuters
Image caption And finally, photographer Jaime Saldarriaga captured a full moon behind the hill of the three crosses in Cali, Colombia.

All photographs are copyrighted.

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