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Friday December 8, Our World in Pictures

December 8, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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PHILIPPINES — Residents Denounce President: A protester passes a burning effigy of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte with a dinosaur’s body during a rally in Manila on Friday. Protesters were calling for the ouster of Duterte and denounced his rule, which they have likened to a dictatorship.

INDONESIA — Trump’s Plan Causes Unrest: In this Friday photo, Muslim men burn portraits of U.S. President Donald Trump in Banda Aceh during a rally against his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Hundreds of people across the most populous Muslim country staged protests Friday against Trump administration’s policy shift on the contested city.

CHINA — Women Pray: Visitors hold incense sticks as they pray at the Yonghegong Lama Temple in Beijing on Friday. The temple complex, which dates back to the Qing Dynasty, is one of the largest centers of Tibetan Buddhism in China’s capital.

GUATEMALA — Dressing Up: In this Thursday photo, Bryan Gonzalez, 14, poses for a portrait in his devil costume at a procession symbolizing the fight between good and evil that celebrates the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception in Ciudad Vieja. The Old City holds its town’s dayslong annual fair in honor of their patron saint, the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception, whose official feast day is Dec. 8.

GREECE — Leader’s Visit Sparks Tension: Two women wait for the visit of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Kirmahalle Cammi mosque in the northeastern Greek town of Komotini on Friday. Erdogan has met with members of Greece’s Muslim minority, ending a landmark visit to Greece that sharply divided opinion in the country and saw tensions in relations resurface.

CALIFORNIA – Firefighter Battles Wind and Fire: Palm trees sway in a gust of wind as a firefighter carries a water hose while battling a wildfire at Faria State Beach in Ventura, Calif., Thursday. The wind-swept blazes have forced tens of thousands of evacuations and destroyed dozens of homes.

NEPAL – Casting a Vote: A Nepalese woman casts her vote during the legislative elections in Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal, Thursday. Millions of people in Nepal are voting in the final phase of elections for members of the national and provincial assemblies. About 12 million voters in the southern half of the Himalayan nation are voting Thursday.

CHINA – Trudeau in China: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is given a tour of the Chen Clan Academy in Guangzhou, China, Thursday. 

CALIFORNIA – Flames Above the Highway: Flames from the Thomas fire burn above a truck on Highway 101 north of Ventura, Calif., on Wednesday.


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