Photos of the Week: Octopus Kite, High Water, Little Amal

Scenes from the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo, flash flooding in Spain and the U.S., snowfall in South Africa, devastation left by Hurricane Ida, a crash at the British Grand Prix, the Caldor wildfire in California, a light show in Antwerp, a new eruption at Mount Etna, and much more

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