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Our world in photos: Feb. 5

February 5, 2020 Noah Singer
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VENEZUELA — Packed car: Commuters rode a subway train in Caracas on Wednesday. AP Photo/Matias Delacroix


MARYLAND — Mid-air collision: Maryland guard Anthony Cowan Jr., second from right, was fouled as Rutgers forward Akwasi Yeboah, right, and guard Caleb McConnell (22) defended during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Tuesday in College Park. AP Photo/Julio Cortez


SOUTH KOREA — Building walls: Police officers stood guard as protesters staged a rally calling for a travel ban from China in front of the Chinese embassy in Seoul on Tuesday, following the outbreak of a novel coronavirus. AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon


BRAZIL — Saying no: A Guarani Mbya man joined a protest on Thursday against the construction of apartment buildings next to his community’s land in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner


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CHILE — Through bars: Students attempted to enter a school during a protest in Santiago against university entrance exams while other students took the exams inside the school on Tuesday. Protesters said the exam privileges those who come from better schools and wealthier areas. AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo


PAKISTAN — Showing support: Protesters burned an effigy of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a rally in Karachi on Wednesday to express solidarity with Indian Kashmiris struggling for their independence. AP Photo/Fareed Khan


UKRAINE — Ghost town: Graffiti on the wall of a former supermarket in the deserted town of Pripyat depicted a child near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine on Tuesday. Once home to some 50,000 people whose lives were connected to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Pripyat was hastily evacuated one day after a plant reactor exploded on April 26, 1986. AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky


TURKEY — Double avalanche: Emergency service members worked in the snow near overturned vehicles near Bahçesaray on Wednesday. An avalanche slammed into a mountain road which borders Iran, wiping out a huge team of rescue workers sent to find two people missing in an earlier avalanche. Yilmaz Sonmez/IHA via AP


COLOMBIA — In motion: Brazil’s Matheus Cunha fought for the ball with Colombia’s goalkeeper Esteban Ruiz, left, and Willer Ditta, right, during a soccer match at the Alfonso Lopez stadium in Bucaramanga on Monday. AP Photo/Fernando Vergara

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