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Week in pictures: 25 July-31 July 2020

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31 July
A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.
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image captionThe Mars 2020 Perseverance mission lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The one-tonne, six-wheeled rover is due to arrive on the Red Planet in February 2021.
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image captionUS federal law-enforcement officers fire tear gas to disperse protesters during a demonstration against their deployment to quell unrest in Portland, Oregon.
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image captionA man prepares food for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan, celebrated there this year on 31 July.
image copyrightELIJAH NOUVELAGE/Reuters
image captionA woman signs a picture of late US Congressman John Lewis before his memorial service in Atlanta, Georgia. Lewis died, aged 80, of pancreatic cancer, on 17 July.
image copyrightATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/Reuters
image captionMembers of a Youth Pride student group take part in a rally for gender rights in Bangkok, Thailand.
image copyrightDADO RUVIC/Reuters
image captionA man jumps from the Old Bridge into the Neretva river during the 454th traditional diving competition in Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina.
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image captionSurveyors inspect ships during the closed fishing season at a shipyard in Xiangshan County, Zhejiang province, China.
image copyrightDYLAN MARTINEZ/Reuters
image captionGallery assistants pose during the opening of the Electronic: From Kraftwerk to the Chemical Brothers, at The Design Museum, in London. The exhibition, marking 50 years of Kraftwerk, is due to run until February 2021.
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image captionSiberian tigers feed at the China Hengdaohezi Feline Breeding Center in Mudanjiang, Heilongjiang province.
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image captionArtist Heather Phillipson poses with her 9.4m sculpture, The End, in London's Trafalgar Square. The installation on the Fourth Plinth - home to a rolling commission of public artworks - depicts a whirl of cream with a cherry, fly and drone on top.
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