Week in pictures: 5 – 11 December 2020

by Reprinted from BBC News
Margaret Keenan receives the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at University Hospital, Coventry, UK. The 90-year-old grandmother became the first person in the world to be given the jab as part of a mass vaccination programme.
A doctor collects a swab sample from a man to be tested for coronavirus, in Shah Alam, Malaysia.
A cholita wrestler celebrates her win, in El Alto, near La Paz. Bolivia’s female fighters returned to the ring following a nine-month hiatus due to coronavirus restrictions.
The capsule from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 space probe streaks through the sky before parachuting down near Woomera in South Australia. The spacecraft collected the first significant quantity of rock from an asteroid before returning the sample to Earth.
The Irish Guards’ new canine regimental mascot, an Irish wolfhound called Turlough Mor, spends time with his new handler at Wellington Barracks in London.
Refugees from the Tigray region of Ethiopia wait to be transferred to a camp in neighbouring Sudan. Hundreds of people are thought to have been killed, while around 50,000 have fled to Sudan, due to fighting between Ethiopian government forces and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).
A tamed golden eagle takes part in a traditional hunting contest near the town of Esik, in Almaty region, Kazakhstan.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, in Brussels. The two met to discuss the Brexit trade deadlock after months of talks failed to reach an agreement.
A man shows his ink-stained finger after casting his vote during regional elections in Depok, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. More than 100 million people were eligible to vote, with nearly 300,000 polling stations set up in 24 districts and 37 cities.
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