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Week in pictures: 14-20 November 2020

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

image copyright Jim Lo Scalzo / EPA
image captionLawyer to US President Donald Trump and former Mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani, is seen with black streaks down his cheek as he speaks about the president's legal challenges after his defeat by President-elect Joe Biden. Mr Trump has so far refused to concede and has made allegations of widespread electoral fraud, without providing any evidence.
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image captionFollowing the death of former Liverpool and England goalkeeper Ray Clemence, a mural is pictured on a house in Anfield.
image copyrightJorge Cabrera / Reuters
image captionVehicles are submerged by the Chamelecon River, due to heavy rain caused by Storm Iota in La Lima, Honduras.
image copyrightSteve Parsons/PA Wire
image captionWorkers at The Tree Barn in Christmas Common, Oxfordshire, UK, cut and net Christmas trees which will be sold online for the first time this year, as well as in the farm shop.
image copyright Olympia De Maismont / AFP
image captionA supporter dances at a campaign rally for presidential candidate for the Congress for Democracy and Progress (CDP) party Eddie Komboigo, as Burkina Faso heads to the polls for presidential and parliamentary elections on 22 November.
image copyrightRonen Zvulun / Reuters
image captionCranes gather during the migration season on a foggy morning at Hula Nature Reserve, in northern Israel.
image copyrightAndres Martinez Casares / Reuters
image captionProtesters run past burning tyres in Port-au-Prince, during a march demanding the resignation of Haiti's President Jovenel Moise. Fuel shortages, rising prices and allegations of government corruption, have led to weeks of protest.
image copyrightClive Mason / Pool
image captionBritish Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes-AMG Petronas, celebrates after winning the Turkish Grand Prix, and equalling Michael Schumacher's record seven world championships.
image copyrightVictoria Jones/ PA Wire
image captionBlack cabs are parked on farmland in Epping Forest, near London. The land is being rented by GB Taxi Services, to store its large fleet of London taxis. They're no longer being used because of a severe drop in demand, as coronavirus restrictions continue to reduce travel.
image copyrightDinuka Liyanawatte / Reuters
image captionInmates protest on top of a prison building in Colombo, Sri Lanka, demanding a faster judicial process. They want to be granted bail, after a rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the prison population.
image copyrightAthit Perawongmetha / Reuters
image captionDemonstrators use inflatable rubber ducks to protect themselves from water cannon, during an anti-government protest outside the parliament in Bangkok, Thailand. The protesters want constitutional changes and reform of the monarchy.
image copyrightMartin Divisek / EPA
image captionFrancisco Garrigos of Spain (in white) and David Starkel of Slovenia, in action at the 2020 European Judo Championships in Prague, Czech Republic.

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