A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.
Image source, John Keeble / Getty ImagesImage caption, A police officer moves floral tributes for Sir David Amess, which were left near the entrance of the Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. A 25-year-old man has been charged with murder and the preparation of terrorist acts, after the UK Conservative MP was stabbed to death during a constituency surgery.Image source, Jim Weber / The New MexicanImage caption, US actor Alec Baldwin is seen outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff's office, following a fatal accident with a prop gun on a New Mexico film set. Director of photography Halyna Hutchins died and director Joel Souza was injured when the actor discharged the firearm, while filming the 19th Century western Rust.Image source, Clodagh Kilcoyne / ReutersImage caption, A man watches the sunset from St Stephen's Green bandstand in Dublin.Image source, AFPImage caption, Rescue workers push an overturned vehicle at the site of a landslide in Kokkayar, India. More than 180 people have died after heavy rainfall triggered flash floods in the Indian states of Uttarakhand and Kerala, and neighbouring Nepal.Image source, Aris Messinis / AFPImage caption, Greek Actress Xanthi Georgiou, playing the role of the High Priestess, lights the Olympic torch during the flame-lighting ceremony for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, at the Ancient Olympia archaeological site in Athens.Image source, Arif Ali / AFPImage caption, A man installs a floral decoration at a market place in Lahore, Pakistan, ahead of the celebrations for Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, which marks the birthday of Prophet Mohammad.Image source, STR / AFPImage caption, Detainees released from Insein Prison celebrate with a crowd in Yangon, Myanmar, as authorities released thousands of people jailed for protesting against a February coup which ousted the civilian government.Image source, Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFPImage caption, A man sleeps on shoe shine chairs in Nairobi, after Kenya's president ordered the immediate lifting of a curfew which had been in place since March 2020.Image source, Tolga Akmen / AFPImage caption, An assistant displays Mexican painter Frida Kahlo's 1949 self-portrait Diego y yo (Diego and I) at Sotheby's auction house in London. The painting, which carries an estimate in excess of $30 million, is due to be auctioned next month in New York.Image source, Toms Kalnins / EPAImage caption, African ostriches are seen during a sunny autumn day at a farm in Snepele, Latvia.
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