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In pictures: Clashes in Athens, civilians suffering in Nagorno-Karabakh, France devastated by floods

This week saw clashes between police and demonstrators in Athens after a Greek court ruled that the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organisation; suffering in Nagorno-Karabakh after the latest flare-up of violence between Azerbaijan and Armenia; and devastating floods in parts of France and Italy.

This is how these and other key stories of the week were captured by photographers around the world.

People take refuge in a bomb shelter in Stepanakert/Khankendi in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, October 6, 2020

An elderly man stands in front of a destroyed house after shelling in Nagorno-Karabakh region’s main city of Stepanakert/Khankendi on October 7, 2020

Police use a water cannon against demonstrators during a rally in Minsk, Belarus. October 4, 2020

A car is swept away in the Roya river during floods in Breil-sur-Roya, near the border with Italy. October 5, 2020

Donald Trump arrives back at the White House aboard Marine One, in Washington, after being treated for COVID-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. October 5

People wearing face masks walk through a shopping area in the city centre of Manchester, north west England on October 8, 2020

Cardboard cut-outs of Villarreal supporters are displayed in the stands during the Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain, October 4, 202

Fans, standing on ladders from behind a fence, celebrate a goal during a Czech first division match in Prague, Czechia. Access to the stadium is limited amid the pandemic

A protester throws a smoke grenade in the direction of Greek riot police officers during scuffles outside the courthouse in Athens. October 7, 2020

Protesters throw a bicycle into a burning metro station in Jakarta, Indonesia, during a rally against a new law they say will cripple labour rights and harm the environment

Cyclists are seen on a bridge during stage 6 of the Giro d’Italia 2020 that connects Castrovillari and Matera, Italy, on October 8, 2020

Despite the pandemic, thousands of pilgrims from the Mouride Brotherhood, an order of Sufi Islam, arrive at the Grand Mosque of Touba for the religious pilgrimage. Senegal

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