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    People wearing traditional clothing sing and dance during the celebration of "Irreechaa", a thanksgiving holiday of the Oromo people, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 3 October 2020. Members of Ethiopia's largest ethnic group gathered under heavy security in Addis Ababa for a scaled-back version of their annual thanksgiving festival against a backdrop of unrest and political division.

    The past week has been marked by tragic developments taking place in the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, where Armenia and Azerbaijan are conducting combat operations against each other.

    Sputnik's weekly photo gallery includes a compilation of photos to show the highlights of the past week, where you can get a glimpse of what has been happening around the world during this truly extraordinary time.

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the globe, several countries are re-imposing restrictions, urging people to avoid public places. In the meantime, US President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent Joe Biden continue their rivalry after the first presidential debate in the United States.

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