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Our world in photos: May 11

May 11, 2020 Noah Singer
JAPAN — On the go: A man biked in Yokohama on Friday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has extended Japan’s state of emergency through the end of May. Photo: Koji Sasahara/AP

 

BRAZIL — Morning stretch: A homeless man got up after sleeping overnight outside a cathedral in Sao Paulo on Thursday. According to city government, at least 22 homeless people have died of COVID-19 in Sao Paulo in the past few weeks. Photo: Andre Penner/AP

 

COLOMBIA — New gig: Mary Luz Hernandez, 34, a professional seamstress, offered to disinfect passing cars in Bogota on Wednesday. When her usual work dried up, Hernandez teamed up with her husband and a friend to offer disinfection services for 75 cents each. Photo: Fernando Vergara/AP

 

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UKRAINE — Weary look: A medical specialist wearing a protective suit posed for a photo next to an icon at a hospital in Pochaiv on May 1. Ukraine’s troubled health care system has been overwhelmed by COVID-19, even though the country has reported a relatively low number of cases. Photo: Evgeniy Maloletka/AP

 

INDONESIA — Antibody test: A health worker collected a man’s blood sample for a coronavirus antibody test in Bali on Monday. Photo: Firdia Lisnawati/AP

 

FRANCE — Morning sunlight: The sun illuminated graves of soldiers killed during World War II in Sigolsheim on Friday, amid ceremonies to mark the 75th anniversary of the formal end of World War II in Europe. Photo: Jean-Francois Badias/AP

 

THAILAND — Open again: A cat had its hair brushed at the Caturday Café in Bangkok on Friday. Small restaurants were recently allowed to reopen in Bangkok. Photo: Sakchai Lalit/AP

 

VATICAN CITY — From a distance: A nun waited for Pope Francis to deliver his blessing from the window of his studio at St. Peter’s Square on Sunday. Photo: Andrew Medichini/AP

 


BRAZIL — Feeling strong: A supporter of President Jair Bolsonaro smiled during a protest against former Justice Minister Sergio Moro and the Brazilian Supreme Court in Brasilia on Saturday. Last month, the Supreme Court authorized an investigation into whether Bolsonaro attempted to interfere with the country’s police forces. Photo: Eraldo Peres/AP

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