Photo Gallery Week in pictures: 19 – 17 November 2017 By admin - Nov 19, 2017 0 307 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyrightIVAN DAMANIK/ AFP Image captionIn the Karo lands of Indonesia, a farmer fertilises his farm as Mount Sinabung erupts in the background. The volcano has been active for the past seven years after lying dormant for the previous 400, with activity particularly increasing since 2013. Image copyrightANGELA WEISS/ AFP Image captionThando Hopa, a South African model with albinism, attends the launch of the 2018 Pirelli Calendar, in which she is appearing. Image copyrightSTEVE PARSONS/ PA Image captionQuixote and Doris the Shetland pony greet each other while Inspector Simon Rooke of the Metropolitan Police looks on, ahead of the 2017 Olympia Horse Show. Image copyrightJEKESAI NJIKIZANA/ AFP Image captionYoung women walk past an armoured personnel carrier as Zimbabwean soldiers regulate traffic in Harare. Zimbabwe’s military appeared to be in control of the country, although they are denying that they staged a coup against President Robert Mugabe. Image copyrightJEFF J MITCHELL/ GETTY IMAGES Image captionJudges sample the entries at the World Championship Scotch Pie Awards in Dunfermline, Fife. Image copyrightMANAN VATSYAYANA/ REUTERS Image captionUS President Donald Trump links hands with Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte during the Asean-US summit in Manila, Philippines. Image copyrightSIPA ASIA/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK Image captionA couple pose happily during a wedding photo shoot on a cliff face in China’s Henan Province. Image copyrightSIMELA PANTZARTZI/ EPA Image captionA woman sweeps mud outside her house in Mandra, a town in Greece’s Attica region. Reports have estimated that heavy overnight rain killed at least 15 people because of flash flooding. Image copyrightHANNAH MCKAY/ REUTERS Image captionAustria’s Dominic Thiem stretches to reach the ball during his group stage match against Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov in the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena, London. Image copyrightMADE NAGI/ EPA Image captionDuring a security drill, Indonesian police practise their anti-terrorism routines at Bali International Airport. Image copyrightCHARLOTTE GRAHAM/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK Image captionIn North Yorkshire, Castle Howard prepares for Christmas with a specially designated “wrapping room”. Image copyrightJANE BARLOW/ PA Image captionMaster ice sculptor Jack Hackney puts the finishing touches to a sculpture exhibited as part of an immersive experience on George Street, Edinburgh, where temperatures will be kept as low as -10C (14F). All photographs are copyrighted.