In Pictures

Week in pictures: 4-10 February 2017

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week.

People go out in the streets with their belongings after a fire engulfed shanties at a community of informal settlers in Catmon Image copyright Romeo Ranoco / Reuters
Image caption Thousands of people in a shanty town in Manila, Philippines, lost their homes after a fire engulfed their community.
An Air Force soldier marches with an eagle on his shoulder, the symbol of Sri Lanka's Air Force, during the country's 69th Independence day celebrations in Colombo Image copyright Dinuka Liyanawatte / Reuters
Image caption Sri Lanka celebrated the country's independence day in Colombo.
An Afghan woman walks along a street covered with snow on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan Image copyright Omar Sobhani / Reuters
Image caption An Afghan woman walks along a street covered with snow on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. Bad weather closed the international airport in the capital and avalanches to the north resulted in a number of deaths.
Rene Magritte - The Treachery of Images Image copyright Hannelore Foerster / Getty Images
Image caption An exhibition of work by Rene Magritte opened in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Glassmaker at work Image copyright Jose Cabezas / Reuters
Image caption A glassmaker forms molten glass next to a furnace at Cespedes factory in Olocuilta, El Salvador.
Syrian refugee Baraa Haj Khalaf kisses her father Khaled as her mother Fattoum (R) cries after arriving at O"Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, Image copyright Kamil Krzaczynski / Reuters
Image caption Syrian refugee Baraa Haj Khalaf kisses her father Khaled after arriving at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago after a judge issued a temporary restraining order that stopped President Trump's ban on citizens from seven mainly Muslim countries travelling to the US.
Singer Lady Gaga performs during the halftime show at Super Bowl Image copyright Adrees Latif / Reuters
Image caption Lady Gaga rocked the half-time show at the 2017 Super Bowl in Houston. Her first song of the night was a cover of an American folk song called This Land is My Land by Woody Guthrie.
A model waits backstage during Ukrainian Fashion Week in Kiev, Ukraine Image copyright Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters
Image caption In Kiev, models prepare to take to the catwalk during Ukrainian Fashion Week.
Woman in a shop window Image copyright Nicolas Asfouri / AFP
Image caption A woman poses for a photograph as she tries on an outfit in a designer clothing shop in Beijing, China.
A vessel sails along the partly frozen river in Moscow, Russia Image copyright Maxim Shemetov / Reuters
Image caption A vessel sails along the partly frozen river in Moscow, Russia.

All photographs are copyrighted.

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