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Our world in photos: Feb. 27

February 27, 2020 Noah Singer
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EGYPT — Vast legacy: Supporters of ousted former President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak held posters of Mubarak’s photograph in Cairo on Wednesday near the cemetery where the former autocrat is buried. Egypt held a full-honors military funeral for Mubarak, who died on Tuesday from heart and kidney complications. Photo: Nariman El-Mofty/AP


SPAIN — At the game: A fan wearing a protective mask took a selfie before a Champions League soccer match between Real Madrid and Manchester City in Madrid on Wednesday. Photo: Manu Fernandez/AP


CALIFORNIA — Day of repentance: A woman prayed during an Ash Wednesday Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco. Ash Wednesday begins an annual period of penitence and reflection for Catholics. Photo: Jeff Chiu/AP


SYRIA — Fighting back: Turkish-backed Syrian rebels regained control of the strategic town of Saraqeb on Thursday, cutting off a key highway that links Damascus to Aleppo only days after the government reopened it for the first time since 2012. Photo: Ghaith Alsayed/AP


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SOUTH KOREA — Good polish: A worker took a break from spraying disinfectant to clean his goggles in Seoul on Thursday. South Korea and China each reported hundreds of more coronavirus cases on Thursday. Photo: Ahn Young-joon/AP


BRAZIL — Joyful week: A woman took part in the Mulheres Rodadas parade in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. Hundreds of women gathered for the Carnival parade, which celebrates women’s sexuality. Photo: Silvia Izquierdo/AP


VENEZUELA — Spellbound: Children watched a show at the monument Paseo Los Próceres during Carnival in Caracas on Tuesday. Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP

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