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Our world in photos: May 26

May 26, 2020 Noah Singer
SPAIN — Getting ready: A worker readied a bar to open for the first time in over two months in Madrid on Monday. Spain is carrying out a staggered reopening plan. Photo: Paul White/AP

 

IRAN — Big push: People pushed a car that ran out of gas to a state-run oil refilling station in Caracas on Monday. The first of five tankers loaded with gasoline sent from Iran this week is expected to temporarily ease Venezuela’s fuel crunch while defying Trump Administration sanctions targeting the two countries. Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP

 

GAZA CITY — Praying together: People wearing face masks took part in Eid al-Fitr prayers outside a mosque in Gaza City on Sunday. Photo: Khalil Hamra/AP

 

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RUSSIA — Scrubbed down: A worker wearing a face mask washed a city landmark in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP

 

ROMANIA — Back to school: A school was reflected in a puddle in Bucharest on Monday. Bucharest schools have been modified to enable social distancing in order to host year-end exams. Photo: Andreea Alexandru/AP

 

NEPAL — Cleaning up: A worker swept the stairs of a temple in Bhaktapur on Tuesday. Nepal’s lockdown, imposed on March 24, has been extended until June 2. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

 

ILLINOIS — Time to remember: Thomas Pavur sat near the grave of his uncle, U.S. Navy World War II veteran Chester A. Shereiv, at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood on Memorial Day. Photo: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

 

PHILIPPINES — Far apart: Police trainees participated in a simulation exercise for proper social distancing at the LRT-2 train station in Manila on Tuesday. Photo: Aaron Favila/AP

 


BRITAIN — Wading out: People enjoyed warm weather at King Edward’s Bay on Tuesday. Photo: Owen Humphreys/PA via AP

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