Here is a selection of Kyodo News photos taken this week in Japan and beyond.


Sept. 9

Leaders of the Group of 20 gather for a summit in New Delhi. (Kyodo)
People visit Mansu Hill in Pyongyang, where statues of former North Korean leaders -- founder Kim Il Sung (L) and his son Kim Jong II -- stand, on the 75th anniversary of the country's founding. (Kyodo)
American Coco Gauff kisses her first Grand Slam trophy after winning the women's singles title at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

Sept. 10

Survivors stand in front of a collapsed house in a village in Morocco's Al Haouz province, after a deadly earthquake struck the North African country late night on Sept. 8. (Kyodo)
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force's Blue Impulse aerobatic team flies during an aviation festival at the Misawa Air Base in Aomori Prefecture, northeastern Japan. (Kyodo)
Japan opens their Rugby World Cup campaign with a 42-12 win over debutants Chile in front of a packed house at Sadium de Toulouse in Toulouse, France. (Kyodo)

Sept. 11

The United States marks the 22nd anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, with memorial ceremonies held at various locations from ground zero in New York and the Defense Department in a Washington suburb to a military base in Alaska. (Kyodo)
Day 2 of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament is held at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo. (Kyodo) 

Sept. 12

Japan secures a 4-2 friendly win over Turkey in Genk, Belgium, with Atsuki Ito scoring his maiden international goal and Keito Nakamura adding two more before halftime. (Kyodo)
World of Frozen, inspired by Disney animes Frozen and Frozen 2, is unveiled to the media at Hong Kong Disneyland ahead of its Nov. 20 opening to the public. (Kyodo)

Sept. 13

Japan's Brave Blossoms train in Toulouse with an eye on "smashing" England in their next match at the Rugby World Cup. (Kyodo) 
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida taps record-tying five women in a Cabinet revamp to boost flagging support. (Kyodo)

Mexico's Luis Guzman holds an open media training session at Teiken Boxing Gym in Tokyo, ahead of his upcoming eight-round super bantamweight fight against Japan's former kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa. (Kyodo)

Sept. 14

A press preview for Tokyo Disneyland's Halloween program featuring a Disney characters parade is held in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, a day before it opens to the public. (Kyodo)
Hanshin Tigers players toss coach Akinobu Okada into the air after clinching Japanese baseball's Central League title in front of home fans at Koshien Stadium. (Kyodo)

Sept. 15

Police search the headquarters of used car dealer Bigmotor Co. in Tokyo after roadside trees near its dealership outlets were found to have withered unnaturally. (Kyodo)
The Japanese government approves a list of new senior and parliamentary vice ministers, devoid of any female members. There are 26 senior vice ministers and 28 parliamentary vice ministers on the list. (Kyodo)

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Japan and beyond: Week in Photos - Sept. 2~8

Japan and beyond: Week in Photos - Aug. 26 ~ Sept. 1

Japan and beyond: Week in Photos - Aug. 19~25