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This Week In Pictures: 2-9 September 2017

Events from across the world this week.

This Week In Pictures: 2-9 September 2017

Events from across the world this week.

10 September 2017 Sunday 10:50
This Week In Pictures: 2-9 September 2017

Janus, the Geneva Museum of Natural History's two-headed Greek tortoise, is photographed on the day of its 20th birthday.

The Visions In Motion dance group prepares to march down Eastern Parkway during the Caribbean Carnival in the Brooklyn, New York.

US actress Jennifer Lawrence signed autographs before the premiere of the movie Mother, presented in competition at the 74th Venice Film Festival at Venice Lido.

In Barranquilla, Colombia a fan waits outside the Colombia v Brazil World Cup qualifying match.

A girl carries an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu god Lord Ganesha which was immersed by devotees into the Tawi River. She was searching for coins in the water in Jammu.

In preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Irma, windows of a car dealership are protected with tape and sandbags on the French overseas island of Saint-Martin.

Grease-covered people walk through Baza, near Granada during the festival of Cascamorras. The festival's namesake is a character who travels to the town from Guadix to stage an attempt to recapture a sacred image of the Virgen de la Piedad. On his return, he is punished for his failure by the locals.

A girl applies a lipstick to her friend's lips as they participate during the Kumari Puja festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. Young girls pose as the Living Goddess Kumari and are worshipped by people in belief that their children will remain healthy.

BBC

Updated: 11.09.2017 09:52
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