Pictures of the Week: Planes, pooches and prayers

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Here’s our selection of the most impactful, memorable or beautiful moments from the past seven days around the world.

<p>A photo taken from the International Space Station by astronaut Ricky Arnold shows Hurricane Lane in the early morning hours near Hawaii. (Reuters) </p>
Pictures of the Week: Hurricane Lane

A photo taken from the International Space Station by astronaut Ricky Arnold shows Hurricane Lane in the early morning hours near Hawaii. (Reuters)

<p>A swimmer from team Japan in action in the Men’s 4x100m medley relay heats at the 2018 Asian Games in Jarkarta, Indonesia. (Reuters) </p>
Pictures of the Week: Speedy swimmer

A swimmer from team Japan in action in the Men’s 4x100m medley relay heats at the 2018 Asian Games in Jarkarta, Indonesia. (Reuters)

<p>Dachshund dogs are given treats as they sit on a sofa at a pop-up Dachshund cafe in London. (Reuters) </p>
Pictures of the Week: Dachshund day

Dachshund dogs are given treats as they sit on a sofa at a pop-up Dachshund cafe in London. (Reuters)

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<p>Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi, India. (Reuters) </p>
Pictures of the Week: House of prayer

Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi, India. (Reuters)

<p>Aarne Bielefeld attends the fourth British Beard and Moustache Championships at the Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. (PA Images) </p>
Pictures of the Week: Best beards

Aarne Bielefeld attends the fourth British Beard and Moustache Championships at the Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. (PA Images)

<p>A young girl plays in the Sudd Swamp near the town of Nyal, South Sudan, as the conflict continues between the government and opposition forces. (Reuters) </p>
Pictures of the Week: Heads up

A young girl plays in the Sudd Swamp near the town of Nyal, South Sudan, as the conflict continues between the government and opposition forces. (Reuters)

<p>Behan, the greater one-horned rhinoceros steps onto the scales, during the annual weigh-in at Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable. (PA Images) </p>
Pictures of the Week: Big boy

Behan, the greater one-horned rhinoceros steps onto the scales, during the annual weigh-in at Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable. (PA Images)

<p>A passenger aircraft flies in front of the moon over central London. (PA Images) </p>
Pictures of the Week: Passing plane

A passenger aircraft flies in front of the moon over central London. (PA Images)

<p>India’s Hardik Pandya tries his hand at the viral Dele Alli celebration during the England v India test match. (Reuters) </p>
Pictures of the Week: Crafty celebration

India’s Hardik Pandya tries his hand at the viral Dele Alli celebration during the England v India test match. (Reuters)

<p>A whirlwind is seen as an elephant and zebras walk through the Amboseli National Park, Kenya. (Reuters) </p>
Pictures of the Week: Stormy savannah

A whirlwind is seen as an elephant and zebras walk through the Amboseli National Park, Kenya. (Reuters)

<p>Flood victims unload food and relief material from an Indian Air force helicopter at Nelliyampathy Village, in the southern state of Kerala, India. (Reuters) </p>
Pictures of the Week: Helping hands

Flood victims unload food and relief material from an Indian Air force helicopter at Nelliyampathy Village, in the southern state of Kerala, India. (Reuters)

<p>Alex Rodriguez being a dutiful ‘Instagram husband’ for girlfriend Jennifer Lopez at the VMAs. (Reuters) </p>
Pictures of the Week: Personal cameraman

Alex Rodriguez being a dutiful ‘Instagram husband’ for girlfriend Jennifer Lopez at the VMAs. (Reuters)

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