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Our world in photos: May 13

May 13, 2020 Noah Singer
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ITALY — Deep clean: A man sanitized the Trastevere Basilica in Rome on Wednesday. Italy partially lifted lockdown restrictions last week. Its churches will open on May 18. Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/AP


SPAIN — Cheering and applause: Crowds applauded medical workers at the main gate of the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona on Tuesday, to celebrate International Nurses Day. Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


IRAN — Praying together: Worshippers wearing protective masks prayed in a mosque at Tehran University on Tuesday. Photo: Vahid Salemi/AP


VENEZUELA — Careful corrections: A teacher wore surgical gloves while correcting a student’s homework at the Fe y Alegria school in Caracas on Tuesday. Parents who don’t have access to the internet bring their children’s homework to school to be corrected by hand. Photo: Ariana Cubillos/AP


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GERMANY — At sunrise: A car drove along a road in Frankfurt, as the sun rose on Wednesday. Photo: Michael Probst/AP


THAILAND — Ray of hope: People walked through a ray of light in a narrow alley in Bangkok on Wednesday. Thailand’s government has continued to ease restrictions on small businesses. Photo: Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Covered up: Sen. Tim Kaine wore a bandana while he listened to testimony on Tuesday on Capitol Hill. Photo: Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via AP, Pool


JAPAN — Keeping clean: A worker cleaned an escalator in a business building in Tokyo on Tuesday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has extended Japan’s state of emergency until the end of May. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


BRAZIL — Ready to go: A police officer held a no-touch forehead thermometer at a checkpoint in Niteroi on Monday. Photo: Silvia Izquierdo/AP

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