Last week in pictures: volcano eruption, continuous heatwave and wildfires in Europe

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Last week in pictures: volcano eruption, continuous heatwave and wildfires in Europe

Last week Iceland witnessed a massive volcano eruption, Spain continued battling its wildfires while Europe suffered from another heatwave, and residential areas were once again hit in different parts of Ukraine amid the Russian invasion of the country.

This is how these and other stories last week were captured by photojournalists around the world.

Marco Di Marco/AP Photo
Lava flowing from Fagradalsfjall volcano 32 kilometres southwest of the capital of Reykjavik, Iceland. August 3, 2022 - Marco Di Marco/AP Photo
Miguel Riopa/AFP
Burnt cars are seen after a wildfire near the village of Verin, northwestern Spain. August 4, 2022 - Miguel Riopa/AFP
Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine. August 2, 2022 David Goldman/AP Photo
Nina Grandova visits her disabled husband, Yurii, in the basement of their building where he has been living since the Russian invasion began on February 24, in Kramatorsk - Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine. August 2, 2022 David Goldman/AP Photo
Ukrainian emergency service via AFP
Rescuers putting out a fire caused by shelling in a wheat field in Donetsk region, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. - Ukrainian emergency service via AFP
Kostiantyn Liberov/AP Photo
A couple reacts after Russian shelling in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. According to local media, a supermarket, high-rise buildings and a pharmacy were damaged. - Kostiantyn Liberov/AP Photo
Chiara Gabrielli/AP Photo
A woman places a bouquet of flowers where Nigerian street vendor Alika Ogorchukwu was murdered, in Civitanova Marche, Italy, July 30, 2022 - Chiara Gabrielli/AP Photo
Johan Godoy/AFP
A large sinkhole that appeared over the weekend near the mining town of Tierra Amarilla, Copiapo Province, in the Atacama Desert in Chile. August 1, 2022 - Johan Godoy/AFP
Gabrial Monnet/AFP
Tightrope walker Nathan Paulin walks on a slackline between the right and left banks of the city during an event marking the Swiss National Day on August 1, 2022. - Gabrial Monnet/AFP
Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo
A woman cools off on Sant Pere Pescador beach, Girona, Spain. August 1, 2022 - Emilio Morenatti/AP Photo
Matthias Schrader/AP Photo
People enjoy the hot summer weather at the 'Isar' river banks in Munich, Germany. August 3, 2022 - Matthias Schrader/AP Photo
Mahmoud Khaled/AFP
The aerobatic team perform during the Pyramids Air Show 2022 at the Giza Pyramids Necropolis on the southwestern outskirts of the Egyptian capital on August 3, 2022 - Mahmoud Khaled/AFP
Ricardo Mazalan/AP Photo
Seaweed covers the Atlantic shore in Frigate Bay, St. Kitts and Nevis. August 3, 2022. - Ricardo Mazalan/AP Photo
Mauro Pimentel/AFP
The crescent moon is seen next to the Christ The Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. August 1, 2022. - Mauro Pimentel/AFP
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