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Our world in photos: May 27

May 27, 2020 Noah Singer
BRAZIL — Getting tested: Women wore face masks as they waited at a COVID-19 testing site in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: Eraldo Peres/AP

 

HONG KONG — Lined up: Riot police formed a line in Hong Kong on Wednesday, ahead of a debate about a bill that would criminalize abuse of the Chinese national anthem in the semi-autonomous city. Photo: Vincent Yu/AP

 

THAILAND — A little help: A woman disinfected her hands with the help of a mobile robot at Central World, an upmarket shopping mall in Bangkok on Wednesday. Photo: Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP

 

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MASSACHUSETTS — Safety first: Barber Cristian Lopez cut Vin Norton’s hair at Barber Walter’s barbershop in Wellesley on Tuesday, as they both wore masks. Photo: Steven Senne/AP

 

SPAIN — National mourning: A closed carousel sat unused in Madrid on Wednesday. Flags are flying at half-staff on more than 14,000 public buildings in Spain as the European nation holds its first of 10 days of national mourning for the victims of the coronavirus. Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP

 

THAILAND — Offering alms: A man offered alms to monks outside a temple in Bangkok on Wednesday. Photo: Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP

 

MINNESOTA — Demanding justice: Protesters gathered on Tuesday to call for the prosecution of the four Minneapolis police offers who killed black Minnesotan George Floyd. A bystander’s video showed an officer kneeling on the handcuffed man’s neck, even when Floyd pleaded that he could not breathe and stopped moving. Photo: Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP

 

PERU — A heavy burden: Cemetery workers at the Nueva Esperanza cemetery on the outskirts of Lima carried the coffin on Tuesday of a man who died from COVID-19. Photo: Rodrigo Abd/AP

 


TEXAS — Reaching up: Three-week-old giraffe Kendi reached up with his tongue to touch his mother’s neck at the Dallas Zoo on Tuesday. Kendi was born May 2, while the Zoo was closed due to COVID-19. Photo: Tony Gutierrez/AP

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