Global News In Photos (6th-12th February) – Newspot

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Demonstrators burn an American flag on February 7, 2021, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti during a protest to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse, who seeks to extend his term of office until February 2022, which according to the constitution ends this February 7. (Photo by Valerie Baeriswyl / AFP)

 

This is a selection of news photographs taken around the world this week which includes people protesting against a military coup, marking the beginning of the Year of the Ox (Lunar New Year), migrants crossing to a better life, and much more.

 

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A butterfly lands on Japan’s Naomi Osaka as she plays against Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur during their women’s singles match on day five of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on February 12, 2021. (Photo by Paul CROCK / AFP)

 

This handout picture provided by the Babushkinsky district court on February 12, 2021, shows Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, charged with defaming a World War II veteran, standing inside a glass cell during a court hearing in Moscow. (Photo by Handout / Moscow’s Babushkinsky district court press service / AFP)

 

COMBO) This combination of pictures taken on February 10, 2021 shows relatives holding pictures and mobile phones with pictures of missing workers at the Tapovan-Vishnugad Hydro Power Project and Rishiganga Power Project following a flashflood thought to have been created when a glacier burst on February 7. (from top L clockwise) Vijay Kumar, Santosh Yadav, Basharat Ahmad Zargar, Gurmeet Verma, Rawal Silsiwal, Naginder Singh, Jai Prakash, Ajnesh Kumar and Harinder Kaniyal (C), in Chamoli district. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)

 

Farmer Dot McCarthy came up with the jokey idea of renting out her goats to liven up video calls and found an unexpected source of lockdown income.  (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

 

Supporters of India’s opposition Congress party take part in a protest rally against the central government’s recent agricultural reforms, in Siliguri on February 6, 2021. (Photo by Diptendu DUTTA / AFP)

 

A pupil practices at the Bullfighting School in Las Ventas bullring in Madrid on February 4, 2021. (Photo by Gabriel BOUYS / AFP)

 

People look at a giant ox lantern in a park in Wuhan in China’s central Hubei province on February 11, 2021, ahead of the start of the Lunar New Year, which ushers in the Year of the Ox on February 12. (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / AFP)

 

A migrant carrying a baby refreshes in the Chucunaque river after walking for five days in the Darien Gap, in Bajo Chiquito village, Darien province, Panama on February 10, 2021, on their way to the US. (Photo by Luis ACOSTA / AFP)

 

Migrants from Haiti and several African countries remain stranded at the Panama-Colombia border, while the Central American country is expecting a new wave of migrants. (Photo by Luis ACOSTA / AFP)

 

Riot police officers detain protestors during a demonstration of university students against lawmakers who are preparing to approve a plan creating a special police force to combat endemic violence in universities, in front of the Greek parliament in Athens on February 10, 2021. – Some 5,000 students gathered in Athens, a police source said, despite a recent ban on protests over 100 people to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Riot police used tear gas to disperse a small group of protesters in front of the parliament building and skirmished with club-wielding demonstrators who tried to break through their line. (Photo by ARIS MESSINIS / AFP)

 

 

Icicles hang from one of the frozen mermaid statues in one of the fountains in Trafalgar Square in London on February 10, 2021. – Cold weather swept across northern Europe bring snow and ice. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

 

A dog jumps on the Charles Bridge after a snowfall, in Prague, on February 9, 2021 – Heavy snowfall across the Czech Republic has disrupted rail, road and public transport. (Photo by Michal Cizek / AFP)

 

A girl looks on through the window of a vehicle whose top is loaded with suitcases, while waiting at the Rafah border crossing’s departure area to travel from the Gaza Strip into Egypt, on February 9, 2021, which reopened after an Egyptian announcement to let through incoming traffic until further notice. – Egypt on February 9 opened its border crossing “indefinitely” with Gaza — the Israeli-blockaded Palestinian enclave — against the backdrop of Palestinian political unity talks in Cairo continue, a security source said. (Photo by SAID KHATIB / AFP)

 

A police vehicle fires water cannon in an attempt to disperse protesters during a demonstration against the military coup in Naypyidaw on February 8, 2021 (Photo by STR / AFP)

 

Demonstrators burn an American flag on February 7, 2021 in Port-au-Prince , Haiti during a protest to demand the resignation of president Jovenel Moïse, who seeks to extend his term of office until February 2022, which according to the constitution ends this February 7. (Photo by Valerie Baeriswyl / AFP)

 

A policeman stands with flowers given to them by protesters during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on February 7, 2021. (Photo by STR / AFP)

 

A protester holds up a sign denouncing Myanmar military chief General Min Aung Hlaing during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on February 6, 2021. (Photo by STR / AFP)



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