A lot of the world’s focus this week has been attracted to Belarus, in which the protests on the contentious re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko were fulfilled with violence.
Meanwhile, Lebanon declared per week because of the devastating explosion in Beirut on August 4. The nation was plunged into an even deeper political tragedy, as its funding struggles to come to terms with the devastation and loss.
Elsewhere, residents and environmental employees in Mauritius attempted to decrease the harm from an oil spill following a boat ran aground on a coral reef, also skywatchers were treated to the largest cosmic light displays since the Perseid meteor shower reached its summit.
This is the way these and other tales of this week were seized by photojournalists across the world.