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Our world in photos: Feb. 3

February 3, 2020 Noah Singer
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EGYPT — Getting ready: A contestant prepared on Friday for a costume competition at EGYcon, an annual convention in Cairo for comics enthusiasts. AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo


KENYA — Through the swarm: Locusts surrounded Ranger Gabriel Lesoipa on Saturday at Nasuulu Conservancy as he and a ground team relayed the coordinates of the swarm to a plane spraying pesticides. Kenya is experiencing its worst locust outbreak in 70 years. AP Photo/Ben Curtis


POLAND — Long way home: A military officer wearing a protective suit gave instructions to evacuees from Wuhan, China, as they traveled to a hospital after their arrival at a military base in Wroclaw. Wuhan is the epicenter of a novel coronavirus outbreak, which has resulted in over 350 deaths in China. AP Photo/Arek Rataj


IRAQ — Flying leap: An anti-government protester jumped over burning tires blocking a street during a demonstration in Najaf on Sunday against newly appointed Prime Minister Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi. AP Photo/Hadi Mizban


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ENGLAND — Trampled underfoot: Brexit supporters stood on a European Union flag during a rally in London on Friday. Britain officially left the European Union on Friday. AP Photo/Frank Augstein


INDIA — Moment of peace: A Hindu devotee performed rituals at the junction of rivers Yamuna and Ganges in Prayagraj on Monday during the annual month-long religious festival Magh Mela. AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh


MEXICO — Honoring a leader: Family and friends surrounded the grave of environmental activist Homero Gómez González in Ocampo on Friday. Gómez was missing for weeks before his body was found in a well near a butterfly sanctuary on Wednesday. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell

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