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This photograph taken on October 2, 2021 shows the Cumbre Vieja volcano spewing lava, ash and smoke as seen from El Paso, in the Canary Island of La Palma. - A new flow of highly liquid lava emerged from the volcano erupting in Spain s Canary islands on October 1, 2021, authorities said, as a huge magma shelf continues to build on the Atlantic ocean. AFP

Hazara people work in a potato farm in Bamiyan province on October 2, 2021. AFP

A handout photo made available by the European Space Agency on October 2, 2021 shows a view of Mercury captured on October 1, 2021 by the joint European-Japanese BepiColombo mission as the spacecraft flew past the planet for a gravity assist manoeuvre. AFP

An aerial view taken on October 2, 2021, shows people swimming and paddling off the coast of the northern city of Batroun, on May 8, 2021 . AFP

Protesters take part in the Women s March and Rally for Abortion Justice in Washington, DC, on October 2, 2021. - The abortion rights battle took to the streets across the US, with hundreds of demonstrations planned as part of a new Women s March aimed at countering an unprecedented conservative offensive to restrict the termination of pregnancies. AFP

View of a fire in Guanaja island, in the tourist Islas de la Bahia, Honduras, on October 2, 2021. - A huge fire advanced consuming dozens of homes on the paradisiacal Honduran island of Guanaja, amid the desperation of firefighters and neighbors to control the flames, while evacuating hundreds of people, including at least four with burns, authorities reported. AFP

The female panda Huan-Huan cuddles her cub Fleur de Coton after breastfeeding her in their box at The Beauval Zoo in Saint-Aignan-sur-Cher, central France on September 30, 2021. AFP)

The Cumbre Vieja volcano spews lava, ash and smoke as seen from Los Llanos de Aridane, on the Canary Island of La Palma late on October 2, 2021. AFP

People from the Oromo community drawn from different parts of Ethiopia gather at the Meskel square on the eve of Irreecha, their thanksgiving festival to thank Waaqa (God) for the blessings and mercies they received throughout the year in the capital, Addis Ababa, on October 2, 2021. AFP

Models present creations for Hermes during the Women s Spring-Summer 2022 Ready-to-Wear collection fashion show in Le Bourget, on the outskirts of Paris, as part of the Paris Fashion Week, on October 2, 2021. AFP

A Taliban fighter poses for a picture holding a flower before offering Friday noon prayers in Kabul on October 2, 2021. AFP

Flood affected villagers wade through a flooded area of Howrah district in India s West Bengal state on October 2, 2021. AFP

Bordeaux-Begles s Italian centre Federico Mori looks at a scrum during the French Top 14 rugby union match between Lyon (LOU) and Bordeaux-Begles (UBB) at the Matmut Stadium de Gerland in Lyon, on October 2, 2021. AFP

Tribal dancers perform as delegations arrive to attend a conference entitled the National Consensus Charter of the Forces of Freedom and Change in Sudan s capital Khartoum, announcing the formation of an alliance separate from the country s main civilian bloc, on October 2, 2021. - The ceremony in Khartoum came as Sudan reels from fragmentation within the Forces of Freedom and Change, an alliance which spearheaded protests that ousted president Omar al-Bashir in April 2019. AFP

High waves break on the sea side promenade in the Omani capital Muscat on October 2, 2021, as the Shaheen tropical storm hits the country. AFP

Qataris are pictured at a polling station in the capital Doha, on October 2, 2021, during the country s first ever legislative vote. - The candidates are mostly men, with just 28 women among the 284 hopefuls running for the 30 available council seats. The remaining 15 seats will be appointed by the all-powerful Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani. AFP