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Our world in photos: April 20

April 20, 2020 Noah Singer
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GERMANY — Fires burn: A volunteer lit candles in memory of victims of the coronavirus in Zella-Mehlis on Friday. Volunteers lit close to 4000 candles, which took seven hours. Photo: Jens Meyer/AP


VENEZUELA — Sticking together: An elderly couple, wearing protective masks, crossed a street in Caracas on Friday. Photo: Ariana Cubillos/AP


PHILIPPINES — Food delivery: A trooper wearing a protective mask distributed vegetables during an enhanced community quarantine in Manila on Monday. Photo: Aaron Favila/AP


VENEZUELA — Somber news: A coffee vendor read a newspaper with the headline, “COVID-19 mortality in Ecuador” as he waited in Caracas for clients on Friday, as Venezuela continued its nationwide quarantine. Photo: Ariana Cubillos/AP


News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond

PAKISTAN — Silent strength: People attended evening prayers while practicing social distancing at a mosque in Karachi on Sunday. Prime Minister Imran Khan is allowing religious leaders in Pakistan to keep mosques open during Ramadan. Photo: Fareed Khan/AP


BOSNIA — Staring back: A person wearing a mask was reflected in an icon during an Orthodox Easter service at a church in Zenica on Sunday. Photo: Almir Alic/AP


GERMANY — Passing through: South African Airways crew members wore protective gear as they approached a security checkpoint in Frankfurt on Saturday. Photo: Michael Probst/AP


ITALY — Getting ready: A nurse donned protective equipment before entering a COVID-19 intensive care unit at the Policlinic of Tor Vergata in Rome on Friday. Photo: Mauro Scrobogna/LaPresse via AP

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