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    • Models present creations by Etam during its 2020 Live Show displaying its Spring/Summer 2021 ready-to-wear lingerie collection in Paris, 29 September 2020.
    • An ethnic Armenian soldier fires an artillery piece during clashes with Azerbaijan's forces in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in this handout picture released 29 September 2020.
    • Dancers don face shields to protect themselves against Covid-19 as they perform a practice session at an art and cultural centre in Banda Aceh on 26 September 2020.
    • A mahout rides an elephant through the traffic down a street in Piliyandala, a suburb of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo, on 27 September 2020.
    • Israeli acrobat Shay Rylski performs on a car-free road, during the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, 28 September 2020. Yom Kippur, or The Day of Atonement, is the holiest holiday of the Jewish year and annually sees Israeli life grind to a halt. This year it came as the nation, like so many others, was already under a coronavirus lockdown.
    • US President Donald Trump (R) and presidential candidate for the Democrats, Joe Biden, take part in the first presidential debate at Case Western Reserve University's Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, on 29 September 2020.
    • A man stands next to a horsecart laden with oil drums on a street in Lahore on 27 September 2020.
    • Supporters of the legalisation of abortion clash with riot police during a demonstration on International Safe Abortion Day, in Mexico City on 28 September 2020.
    • A woman wearing flame-resistant clothing photographs an airplane as it drops red fire retardant on the Glass Fire at a vineyard in Deer Park, California, US, 27 September 2020.
    • Nora Bourelly, right, and other former students of the Istituto Marangoni (Marangoni Fashion Institute) in Milan pay scant regard to COVID-19 restrictions as they show off Bourelly's creations in a street outside Valentino's Spring/Summer 2021 women's and men's show, during Milan Fashion Week on 27 September 2020.
    • An aurora borealis in the Murmansk region, Russia
    • People wearing face masks, after the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, attend a flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square on National Day to mark the 71st anniversary of the founding of People's Republic of China, in Beijing, China 1 October 2020.
    • 'Red Bull' pilot Max Verstappen takes part in the Formula 1 Grand Prix 2020 in Russia.
    • German Chancellor Angela Merkel wears a face mask as she arrives for a session of the Bundestag, or German lower house of parliament, in Berlin on 30 September 2020.
    • A sailing race in Lake Abrau in Russia's Krasnodar territory.
    • A young boy sits in front of a mural representing the Covid-19 coronavirus in Bogor, West Java on 27 September 2020.
    • Young women pose for a picture at Lake Abrau in Russia's Krasnodar territory.
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    Models present creations by Etam during its 2020 Live Show displaying its Spring/Summer 2021 ready-to-wear lingerie collection in Paris, 29 September 2020.

    This past week, the world has followed dramatic developments unfolding in the Caucasus Mountain region of Nagorno-Karabakh that became a hotspot of hostilities, after Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each other of violating the ceasefire agreement.

    Meanwhile, across the Atlantic ocean, all eyes and ears were directed to the first presidential debate in Ohio between the incumbent President Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden.

    Sputnik invites you to have a glimpse at the photos of these and other events in our latest photogallery in which professional photographers from all over the globe captured the most memorable moments of this past week.

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