23. October 2021

Gallery: The best photos from around the world

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The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

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Girls in traditional dresses participate in a celebration for Mawlid al-Nabi marking the birthday of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad, in Karachi, Pakistan. To mark the holiday, thousands take part in religious processions, ceremonies and distribute free meals to the poor.Credit:AP


A woman poses for a photographer in the multimedia exhibition of this year’s guest country Canada before the opening of the 2021 Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany. Due to the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic this year’s book fair is smaller than usual and a significant portion of the program is taking place online. This year’s partner nation is Canada. 2000 exhibiting companies from 80 countries have gathered in Frankfurt under the motto ‘Re:connect – Welcome back to Frankfurt’. Credit:Getty


Homes stand densely packed in the Jalouise neighborhood of Port-au-Prince at sunrise.Credit:AP


Protesters denounce election results and call for a manual recount of the October 10 parliamentary vote as they burn a poster of U.N. special representative to Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert outside the heavily fortified Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq. Pro-Iran factions in Iraq suffered significant losses in the parliament elections. Credit:AP


Medics wearing special suits to protect against coronavirus make a briefing as they come to treat a patient with coronavirus at an ICU at the Moscow City Clinical Hospital 52, in Moscow. Russia hit another daily record of coronavirus deaths Tuesday as rapidly surging infection rates raised pressure on the country’s health care system and prompted the government to suggest declaring a nonworking week.Credit:AP


The remnants of an aircraft, which caught fire soon after a failed take-off attempt at Houston Executive Airport, are seen just north of Morton Road, in Brookshire. Texas. Credit:Godofredo A. Va¡squez/Houston Chronicle


Submerged cars are seen at a flooded hotel resort as extreme rainfall caused the Kosi River to overflow at the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand, India. More than 20 people have died and many are missing in floods triggered by heavy rains in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.Credit:AP


Kashmiri Muslims raise their hands in prayer as a head priest displays a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad, at the Hazratbal shrine on Eid-e-Milad, the birth anniversary of the prophet, in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir.Credit:AP


Actor Jude Law walks with Little Amal on Folkestone Pier in Folkestone, United Kingdom. The 3.5 metre-tall puppet representing a migrant Syrian girl has nearly completed its 8,000km journey across Europe, starting in Gaziantep, Turkey and culminating in Manchester, England in early November.Credit:Getty

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