PHOTOS Moments of the week (10/18-10/24)


Moments of the week (10/18-10/24)

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12:12, October 24, 2021

Greek actress Xanthi Georgiou, playing the role of the High Priestess, lights the torch during the lighting of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Olympics in Southwestern Greece, Monday, Oct 18, 2021. The flame will be transported by torch relay to Beijing, China, which will host the Winter Olympics from Feb 4-20, 2022. (Photo: AP)

A welcome ceremony for the Olympic flame for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 is held in Beijing, Oct 20, 2021. (Photo: China News Service)

A man holds a placard outside the US Capitol following a vote whether to approve a recommendation to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt on Oct 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo: AFP)

Resident Meng Xue (L) and his wife Li Yan volunteer in COVID-19 prevention and control services at the Hongfuyuan residential community in Changping district of Beijing, Oct 23, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

A woman disguised as Maria Yarlequeis pictured next to decorations with Cempazuchitl -Mexican Marigold (Tagetes erecta)- set along the Paseo de la Reforma avenue within preparations for the Day of the Dead celebration, in Mexico City, on Oct 21, 2021. (Photo: AFP)

Performers put on a show at the ancient town of Wuzhen in Tongxiang, Zhejiang province, on Oct 15, as the 8th Wuzhen Theatre Festival opens. The festival, with the theme of Mao, or Burgeoning, is hosting events including shows, dialogues and an outdoor carnival and will conclude on Oct 24. (Photo: Xinhua)

A man lies still as devotees light oil lamps over his body as part of rituals to celebrate the tenth and final day of Dashain festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal, Friday, Oct 15, 2021. The festival commemorates the slaying of a demon king by Hindu goddess Durga, marking the victory of good over evil. (Photo: AP)

Photo taken on Oct 20, 2021 shows two panda cubs at Shenshuping base of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, Wolong National Nature Reserve, Sichuan Province. (Photo: China News Service)

The Ergune River Valley in Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, sees its first rime this year on the early morning of Monday. (Photo:

Flowers bloom in the Atacama Desert on Oct 20, 2021 in Copiapo, Chile. Despite being one of the driest regions in the world, in some years Atacama Desert gets covered with flowers some weeks after heavy seasonal rains making seeds germinate up 200 desert plants. (Photo: CFP)

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