Week in pictures: 27 January – 2 February 2024

Week in pictures: 27 January - 2 February 2024

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

Demonstrators clash with law enforcement officers during a protest outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAgustin Marcarian / Reuters

Reverend Rob Kelsey holds the annual Blessing of the Salmon service

Lee Smith / Reuters

Alina Panina hugs her service dog Roksi

Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

A worker adjusts Austrian painter Gustav Klimt's Portrait of Fraulein Lieser

Leonhard Foeger / Reuters

Residents push a makeshift raft loaded with a motorcycle through floodwaters

Erwin Mascarinas / AFP

The Jarl Squad set light to the galley in Lerwick on the Shetland Isles

Andrew Milligan / PA Wire

Pope Francis with students at the Vatican

Guglielmo Mangiapane / Reuters

A flock of sheep cross an old bridge

Jon Nazca / Reuters

Purepecha's Indigenous people carry incense

Carl De Souza / AFP

Kew Garden horticulturalists put finishing touches to the Orchid Festival display

Steve Taylor/SOPA Images/REX/Shutterstock

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Source: bbc.co.uk

By David Ryckman