This Week in Pictures: 1-7 February

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Sputnik's weekly photo gallery presents a collection of pictures that show the most significant and eye-catching events that happened across the globe over the past seven days.

The past week was marked by numerous festivals and events in different countries, including Iraqi anti-government protests in Najaf, the Barcelona Fashion Week, Spanish festival La Endiablada, a plane crash in Turkey, US President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, the Fashion Freak Show by French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier and more.

Check out this gallery to catch up on some of the most important events that you might have missed!

© AFP 2022 / TOM PENNINGTONJennifer Lopez performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show at Hard Rock Stadium on 2 February 2020 in Miami, Florida.
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Jennifer Lopez performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show at Hard Rock Stadium on 2 February 2020 in Miami, Florida.
© Sputnik / Sergey Ilnichkiy / Go to the photo bankSoyuz commander Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos after the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft carrying NASA astronaut Christina Koch and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency (ESA) landed in Kazakhstan on 6 February.
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Soyuz commander Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos after the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft carrying NASA astronaut Christina Koch and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency (ESA) landed in Kazakhstan on 6 February.
© AFP 2022 / Antony WallaceA woman wears a plastic water bottle with a cutout to cover her face, as she walks on a footbridge in Hong Kong on 31 January 2020, as a preventative measure following a virus outbreak which began in the Chinese city of Wuhan. The World Health Organisation, which initially downplayed the severity of a disease that has now killed 170 nationwide, warned all governments to be "on alert" as it weighed whether to declare a global health emergency.
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A woman wears a plastic water bottle with a cutout to cover her face, as she walks on a footbridge in Hong Kong on 31 January 2020, as a preventative measure following a virus outbreak which began in the Chinese city of Wuhan. The World Health Organisation, which initially downplayed the severity of a disease that has now killed 170 nationwide, warned all governments to be "on alert" as it weighed whether to declare a global health emergency.
© REUTERS / ALAA AL-MARJANIAn Iraqi demonstrator sits amid burning tires blocking a road during ongoing anti-government protests in Najaf, Iraq on 2 February 2020.
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An Iraqi demonstrator sits amid burning tires blocking a road during ongoing anti-government protests in Najaf, Iraq on 2 February 2020.
© AFP 2022 / Daniel Leal-OlivasA man waves UK flags from a BMW Isetta as he drives past Brexit supporters gathering in Parliament Square, in central London on 31 January 2020, the day that the UK formally leaves the European Union.
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A man waves UK flags from a BMW Isetta as he drives past Brexit supporters gathering in Parliament Square, in central London on 31 January 2020, the day that the UK formally leaves the European Union.
© AFP 2022 / Cristina QuiclerA model presents a creation by 'Loli Vera' during the Simof 2020 (International Flamenco Fashion Show) in Seville on 1 February 2020.
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A model presents a creation by 'Loli Vera' during the Simof 2020 (International Flamenco Fashion Show) in Seville on 1 February 2020.
© Sputnik / Vladimir Astapkovich / Go to the photo bankA woman walks along a bridge over the Yauza River, connecting Zolotorozhskaya and Syromyatnicheskaya embankments in Moscow.
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A woman walks along a bridge over the Yauza River, connecting Zolotorozhskaya and Syromyatnicheskaya embankments in Moscow.
© Sputnik / Alejandro Martinez Velez / Go to the photo bankParticipants during a procession of the traditional festival "La Endiablada" in the city of Almonacid del Marquesado in Spain.
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Participants during a procession of the traditional festival "La Endiablada" in the city of Almonacid del Marquesado in Spain.
© Sputnik / Mikhail Voskresenskiy / Go to the photo bankA participant in a protest rally at the US Embassy in Beirut against the "deal of the century" to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
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A participant in a protest rally at the US Embassy in Beirut against the "deal of the century" to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
© REUTERS / Antara FotoMedical officers spray Indonesian nationals with antiseptic after they arrive from Wuhan, China, the centre of the coronavirus epidemic, before transferring them to the Natuna Islands military base to be quarantined, at Hang Nadim Airport in Batam, Riau Islands, Indonesia, on 2 February 2020.
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Medical officers spray Indonesian nationals with antiseptic after they arrive from Wuhan, China, the centre of the coronavirus epidemic, before transferring them to the Natuna Islands military base to be quarantined, at Hang Nadim Airport in Batam, Riau Islands, Indonesia, on 2 February 2020.
© AFP 2022 / Simon Wohlfahrt A girl looks through a window at Nyarushishi transit centre in western Rwanda on 31 January 2020. The centre is handled by the Rwanda Demobilisation and Reintegration commission and hosts 1,880 women and children transferred from eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Most of them are the relatives of former Rwandan rebel fighters who belong to armed groups.
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A girl looks through a window at Nyarushishi transit centre in western Rwanda on 31 January 2020. The centre is handled by the Rwanda Demobilisation and Reintegration commission and hosts 1,880 women and children transferred from eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Most of them are the relatives of former Rwandan rebel fighters who belong to armed groups.
© REUTERS / Murad SezerSoldiers guard the wreckage of a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-86J as Pegasus Airlines technicians work on it, after it overran the runway during landing and crashed, at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport, Turkey, 6 February 2020.

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Soldiers guard the wreckage of a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-86J as Pegasus Airlines technicians work on it, after it overran the runway during landing and crashed, at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport, Turkey, 6 February 2020.

© AFP 2022 / Manolis LagoutarisA young migrant reacts during clashes with riot police as refugees and migrants demonstrate outside the Kara Tepe camp, on the island of Lesbos, on 3 February 2020. Riot forces used tear gas on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday against asylum seekers, two thousand of whom demonstrated against a new law tightening asylum procedures in Greece, we learned from police sources.
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A young migrant reacts during clashes with riot police as refugees and migrants demonstrate outside the Kara Tepe camp, on the island of Lesbos, on 3 February 2020. Riot forces used tear gas on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday against asylum seekers, two thousand of whom demonstrated against a new law tightening asylum procedures in Greece, we learned from police sources.
© AFP 2022 / Pool / Adrian DennisBritain's Queen Elizabeth II reacts during her visit to Wolferton Pumping Station in Norfolk, East of England on 5 February 2020, where she officially opened the new station. Wolferton Pumping Station allows the surrounding 7,000 acres of marshland, which sits below sea level, to be drained, dried out and farmed. The Queen's father, King George VI, opened the original station on 2 February 1948.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II reacts during her visit to Wolferton Pumping Station in Norfolk, East of England on 5 February 2020, where she officially opened the new station. Wolferton Pumping Station allows the surrounding 7,000 acres of marshland, which sits below sea level, to be drained, dried out and farmed. The Queen's father, King George VI, opened the original station on 2 February 1948.
© REUTERS / Eldson ChagaraOpposition supporters celebrate after a court annulled the May 2019 presidential vote that declared Peter Mutharika a winner, in Lilongwe, Malawi 4 February 2020.
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Opposition supporters celebrate after a court annulled the May 2019 presidential vote that declared Peter Mutharika a winner, in Lilongwe, Malawi 4 February 2020.
© REUTERS / Joshua RobertsSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) rips up US President Donald Trump's speech alongside Vice President Mike Pence following the State of the Union address to a joint session of the US Congress in the House Chamber of the US Capitol in Washington, 4 February 2020.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) rips up US President Donald Trump's speech alongside Vice President Mike Pence following the State of the Union address to a joint session of the US Congress in the House Chamber of the US Capitol in Washington, 4 February 2020.
© AFP 2022 / Lluis GeneStudents body paint a model during a workshop by Spanish artist Claudia Sahuquillo at the Barcelona 080 Fashion in Barcelona on 5 February 2020.
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Students body paint a model during a workshop by Spanish artist Claudia Sahuquillo at the Barcelona 080 Fashion in Barcelona on 5 February 2020.
© REUTERS / Loren Elliott Firefighters spray water on a smouldering tree left in the wake of a bushfire near Bumbalong, New South Wales, Australia, 2 February 2020.
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Firefighters spray water on a smouldering tree left in the wake of a bushfire near Bumbalong, New South Wales, Australia, 2 February 2020.
© Sputnik / MFA Russia / Go to the photo bankRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla at a flower laying ceremony at St. Iphigenia Cemetery.
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla at a flower laying ceremony at St. Iphigenia Cemetery.
© Sputnik / Alexei Danichev / Go to the photo bankArtists perform a scene from the theatrical performance Fashion Freak Show by French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier in St. Petersburg.
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Artists perform a scene from the theatrical performance Fashion Freak Show by French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier in St. Petersburg.
© AP Photo / Efrem LukatskyA protester looks on during a rally in front of the parliament building to protest against changes to laws governing the sale of farmland, in Kyiv, Ukraine, 6 February 2020. Scuffles broke out inside parliament as lawmakers debated changes to laws restricting the sale of farmland.
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A protester looks on during a rally in front of the parliament building to protest against changes to laws governing the sale of farmland, in Kyiv, Ukraine, 6 February 2020. Scuffles broke out inside parliament as lawmakers debated changes to laws restricting the sale of farmland.
© AP Photo / Ramon EspinosaA young man strikes a pose, showing off his muscles, framed by a pull-up bar in Havana, Cuba, 5 February 2020.
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A young man strikes a pose, showing off his muscles, framed by a pull-up bar in Havana, Cuba, 5 February 2020.
© Sputnik / Maria Devakhina / Go to the photo bankA fox in an aviary in the "House of the Russian fox" in the city of Dzerzhinsky, Moscow Region. The nursery contains foxes and arctic foxes, which were supposed to become fur products, but they were rescued.
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A fox in an aviary in the "House of the Russian fox" in the city of Dzerzhinsky, Moscow Region. The nursery contains foxes and arctic foxes, which were supposed to become fur products, but they were rescued.
© AFP 2022 / Pau BarrenaA model presents a creation by Custo Barcelona's Autumn - Winter 2020 / 2021 collection during the Barcelona 080 Fashion Week in Barcelona on 3 February 2020.
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A model presents a creation by Custo Barcelona's Autumn - Winter 2020 / 2021 collection during the Barcelona 080 Fashion Week in Barcelona on 3 February 2020.
© Sputnik / Sergey Pivovarov / Go to the photo bankA Tor anti-aircraft missile system during the tactical exercises of the Southern Military District in the Rostov region.
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A Tor anti-aircraft missile system during the tactical exercises of the Southern Military District in the Rostov region.
© AFP 2022 / Noorullah ShirzadaWomen collect water from a hand water pump on the outskirts of Jalalabad on 3 February 2020.
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Women collect water from a hand water pump on the outskirts of Jalalabad on 3 February 2020.
© Sputnik / Alexei Danichev / Go to the photo bankAn artist performs a scene from the theatrical performance Fashion Freak Show by French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier in St. Petersburg.
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An artist performs a scene from the theatrical performance Fashion Freak Show by French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier in St. Petersburg.
© AFP 2022 / Ahmad Al-RubayeIraqi students with an x taped over their mouths march in an anti-government demonstration in the capital Baghdad's Tahrir square, on 6 February 2020, after a night of violence blamed on supporters of a powerful cleric. Anti-government protesters vowed to push on with their wave off rallies as they buried seven fellow activists killed overnight in violence blamed on supporters of Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr, a militiaman-turned-politician with a cult-like following, who raided a protest camp in Iraq's shrine city of Najaf late on 5 February.
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Iraqi students with an x taped over their mouths march in an anti-government demonstration in the capital Baghdad's Tahrir square, on 6 February 2020, after a night of violence blamed on supporters of a powerful cleric. Anti-government protesters vowed to push on with their wave off rallies as they buried seven fellow activists killed overnight in violence blamed on supporters of Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr, a militiaman-turned-politician with a cult-like following, who raided a protest camp in Iraq's shrine city of Najaf late on 5 February.
© AFP 2022 / Javier TorresDemonstrators clash with the police during a protest against Chilean President Sebastian Pinera's government in Santiago, on 31 January 2020. Chile has been rocked by three months of protests that began with strikes over metro fare hikes and have quickly escalated into the most severe outbreak of social unrest since the end of the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet nearly 30 years ago.
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Demonstrators clash with the police during a protest against Chilean President Sebastian Pinera's government in Santiago, on 31 January 2020. Chile has been rocked by three months of protests that began with strikes over metro fare hikes and have quickly escalated into the most severe outbreak of social unrest since the end of the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet nearly 30 years ago.
© REUTERS / Mohammad IsmailAn Afghan man carries boiled eggs for sale on snow-covered Qargha Lake in Kabul, Afghanistan 4 February 2020.
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An Afghan man carries boiled eggs for sale on snow-covered Qargha Lake in Kabul, Afghanistan 4 February 2020.
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