International POW: 1 – 7 October -

Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.

Margaret Thatcher
The Eiffel tower illuminated in pink to mark the start of “Octobre Rose” (Pink October) or Breast Cancer Awareness Month, in Paris, France. (Stéphane de Sakutin / AFP / Getty Images)
Celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. (Pu Buzhaxi / Xinhua / Barcroft Media)
Ethiopians throw grass into a pool of water as a symbol of riches after the rainy season and to thank the land and water for everything they have provided, as they celebrate the annual Irrecha festival, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Mulugeta Ayene / AP)
“Marie S’Infiltre”, infiltrate the runway during the finale of the Chanel spring-summer 2020 show in Paris, France. (Victor Boyko / Getty Images)
Students dressed like Indian independence icon Mahatma Gandhi, gather during an event at a school in Chennai, to mark Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, in India. (AFP)
French Cancan dancers perform in front of the Moulin Rouge cabaret to celebrate its 130th anniversary in Paris, France. (REUTERS)
Men carrying flowers ride a motorcycle past a burning roadblock set up by opposition demonstrators, in In Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Rebecca Blackwell / AP)
UAE astronaut Hazza al-Mansouri is carried out from the Russian Soyuz MS-12 space capsule about 150 km (90 miles) south-east of the Kazakh town of Dzhezkazgan. (AFP / NASA)
Photographers gather for close shots during the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase final, part of the 2019 World Athletics Championships, at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar. (Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters)
A migrant carries a boy as they flee tear gas fired by riot police during a demonstration, following a fire in Moria camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece. (Giorgos Moutafis / REUTERS)
A man carries away a demonstrator injured during a protest in Baghdad, Iraq. (Khalid al-Mousily / REUTERS)
Brandt Jean hugs former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger after she was sentenced to 10 years in prison for murdering his older brother Botham Jean, in Dallas, Texas, US. (Tom Fox / Pool via REUTERS)
A devotee of a Chinese shrine with multiple skewers pierced through his cheeks takes part in a procession during the annual Vegetarian Festival in Phuket, Thailand. (Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)
A protester wearing a mask and sunglasses joins others in a flash mob rally in the Sham Shui Po district in Hong Kong. (Philip FONG / AFP)
A labourer stands as construction work continues on a new underground cemetery, located at Givat Shaul Cemetery in Jerusalem. (Ammar Awad / REUTERS)
Protestors wave flags during a protest in Tahrir Square, in central Baghdad, Iraq. (Khalid Mohammed / AP)

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