Week in Pictures: 19 – 25 October 2019 26.10.2019 by geosmir A selection of striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Liam McBurney / PA Media Image caption Martha Brown (centre left) is seen with her partner Louise McCullough (centre right) in Belfast, as they celebrate new legislation in Northern Ireland. People of the same sex can now get married, and abortion has been decriminalised. Image copyright Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters Image caption Ornithologist Vladimir Ivanovski, 72, climbs a tree and builds a nest for birds of prey in a marsh near the village of Kazyany, Belarus. Image copyright Ivan Alvarado / Reuters Image caption Demonstrators in Santiago protest against inequality in Chile. Four days of unrest have left 17 people dead. Officials say they are investigating claims of violence by security forces. Image copyright Navesh Chitrakar / Reuters Image caption A woman fills her basket with marigolds in Kathmandu, Nepal. The flowers will be sold, and used to make garlands and to offer prayers during the Tihar festival, also called Diwali. Image copyright Leon Neal / Getty Images Image caption Artist Sadie Clayton with Ai-Da, an “ultra-realistic” robot artist capable of drawing still life, at Tate Modern in London. Image copyright Jacob King / PA Media Image caption Retired couple Tony and Marie Newton tend to their Four Seasons garden as it bursts into autumnal colour at their home in Walsall, West Midlands. England. Image copyright Lukas Coch / Reuters Image caption Aboriginal elders pose next to a newly-installed sign, ready for the climbing ban on Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, at Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in the Northern Territory, Australia. Uluru is sacred to its indigenous custodians, the Anangu people, who have long requested tourists not to climb. Image copyright Josh Edelson / Getty Images Image caption A garage burns at a vineyard during the Kincade Fire near Geyserville, California. Wildfires have burned through 16,000 acres (6,500 hectares) of land in Sonoma County – one of California’s best-known wine regions. Image copyright Dino Ferrertti / Shutterstock Image caption Officials look at the remains of a collapsed road in Piedmont, Italy. The road marks the location where taxi driver Fabrizio Torre died in flash floods. Image copyright Danny Lawson / PA Media Image caption A woman looks on as the Northern Lights art installation is projected onto the interior of York Minster, England. All photographs belong to the copyright holders as marked.