Week in pictures: 3 - 9 July 2021


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

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image captionMark Antony Haden Ford works on an artwork at Eye Cave beach in Dunbar, Scotland, ahead of the European Stone Stacking Championships.
image copyrightValerie Baeriswyl / AFP
image captionA man looks at bullet holes in a car outside the presidential residence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. President Jovenel Moïse was killed and his wife injured after gunmen stormed their 香港集運淘寶.
image copyrightCharly Triballeau / AFP
image captionPolice search for missing people at the scene of a deadly landslide in Atami, Japan. Hundreds of rescuers have searched the area for survivors after a torrent of black mud crashed through the city, following days of heavy rain.
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image captionIn Croydon, fans cheer on the England men's football team during their Euro 2020 match against Denmark. England won 2-1 after extra time, securing a place in the final.
image copyrightMahmoud Khaled / AFP
image captionA huge container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March - disrupting global trade - leaves the waterway after Egypt signed a compensation deal with its owners and insurers. The 220,000-tonne Ever Given had been impounded for three months near the city of Ismailia.
image copyrightJoe Skipper / Reuters
image captionZaila Avant-garde, a 14-year-old basketball prodigy, celebrates becoming the first African-American to win the US Scripps National Spelling Bee. Zaila saw off a field of 11 finalists, and won the first-prize of $50,000 (£36,000) in Orlando, Florida.
image copyrightAndrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP
image captionUS President Joe Biden poses with the Washington Nationals president mascots during Independence Day celebrations at the White House, in Washington DC.
image copyrightGiorgio Viera / AFP
image captionExplosive charges are used to bring down the remains of an evacuated apartment block in Surfside, Florida. No survivors have been found since a section of the Champlain Towers South building suddenly collapsed on 24 June.
image copyrightVictoria Jones / PA Media
image captionA coot chick stands in a nest made of plastic litter on the River Thames, near Canary Wharf in London.
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image captionCynthia Arrebola walks the runway during Paris Fashion Week.

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