Week in pictures: 20-26 February 2021on February 27, 2021 at 12:11 am

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A selection of striking images taken around the world this week.

A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.

People take selfies with a man covered in body paint

image copyrightAmit Dave / Reuters

An image of the surface of planet Mars

image copyrightNASA / JPL-Caltech / Reuters

A man holds a candle next to a grave that is covered in flowers and balloons

image copyrightDustin Chambers / Reuters

A rainbow can be seen alongside huge icicles at Niagara Falls

image copyrightLindsay DeDario / Reuters

A pair of gloved hands hold an ornate golden egg

image copyrightJoe Giddens / PA Media

Alexei Navalny makes a V sign with his fingers as he stands in court

image copyrightMaxim Shemetov / Reuters

A ski jumper flies through the air with hundreds of cardboard cut outs of people below

image copyrightOdd Andersen / Getty Images

A person wears a golden face mask

image copyrightReuters

A woman stands with a horse with colourful street art depicting male warriors

image copyrightYuri Maltsev / Reuters

A polar bear and cub splash around in water

image copyrightSebastien Bozon / Getty Images

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