Here are 11 of the week’s best photos

Washington wins National League wild card game, 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, Trump talks about the whistleblower, former French President Jacques Chirac lies in state, IAAF World Athletics Championships in Qatar. Here’s a look at 11 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.

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Oct. 1, 2019 | Washington, D.C. Nationals left fielder Juan Soto, third from right, celebrates with teammates after defeating the Milwaukee Brewers to win the N.L. wild card game at Nationals Park.

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Oct. 1, 2019 | Beijing, China Soldiers shout as they march during a parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949.

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Oct. 1, 2019 | Hong Kong, China Police arrest a protester in the Wanchai area as the city observes the National Day holiday to mark the 70th anniversary of communist China's founding.


Oct. 2, 2019 | Washington, D.C. President Trump talks about the whistleblower during a meeting with Finland’s president, Sauli Niinisto, in the Oval Office.

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Oct. 2, 2019 | Washington, D.C. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, hold a press conference at the Capitol.

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Oct. 2, 2019 | Dallas, Tex. Brandt Jean hugs defendant and former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger following his impact statement to her in court after she was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in jail for killing his brother, Botham Jean, in his apartment.

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Sept. 29, 2019 | Paris, France People line up to say a final farewell to former French President Jacques Chirac as his coffin lies in state at the Saint-Louis-des-Invalides cathedral.


Sept. 27, 2019 | Doha, Qatar Jonathan Busby, left, of Aruba, is helped by Braima Suncar Dabo, of Guinea-Bissau, during the men's 5,000m heats at the IAAF World Athletics Championships.


Sept. 29, 2019 | Caracas, Venezuela Locals play basketball in the Petare slum.


Oct. 2, 2019 | Horta, Portugal A fishing boat endures heavy rain and strong winds from Hurricane Lorenzo while moored at port on the Portuguese island of Faial.

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Sept. 27, 2019 | Brownsville, Tex. Workers put the finishing touches on a prototype of a spaceship called "Starship" before SpaceX CEO Elon Musk arrives to update the progress on the project.

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