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Friday Nov. 20, Our World In Pictures

November 20, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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GREECE — Issues Grow at Border: A migrant holds a sign reading ”Where is humanity gone” at no man’s land, as Macedonian policemen guard the borders of their country near Idomeni village on Thursday. The UN refugee agency says Macedonia has begun allowing only people from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan to cross its southern border, while Greek authorities say migrants of other nationalities are gathering on the Greek side of the border and blocking the crossing completely.

GERMANY — Ferris Wheel Shines: A Ferris wheel is reflected in the wet cobbles at the traditional Christmas market in Essen on Thursday.

TOKYO — Girl Dressed for Ceremony: A girl wears a kimono as she participates in a ceremony at a shrine on Friday. Japanese families hold a special celebration called “Shichi-Go-San” (7-5-3) when girls reach the ages of three and seven, and when boys reach the age of three and five. They visit shrines to celebrate their children’s growth and pray for their future well-being.

MONACO — Guards Keep Watch: Guards stand during the national day ceremony on Thursday. The country’s Fete Nationale has been celebrated since the reign of Prince Charles III in 1857.  


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