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Our world in photos: June 12

June 12, 2020 Noah Singer
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ISRAEL — Standing by: Israeli riot police stood by in Tel Aviv on Friday as Israeli Arabs protested the decision made by the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality to demolish an 18th century Muslim burial ground and build a shelter for homeless people. Photo: Oded Balilty/AP


INDONESIA — Getting tested: A health worker took a nasal swab sample at a market in Bali on Friday to test for the coronavirus. Photo: Firdia Lisnawat/AP


PERU — Beach day: A surfer wore a face mask while walking to Waikiki beach in Lima on Thursday. Photo: Martin Mejia/AP


RUSSIA — Water stunts: Members of a hydroflight team held the Russian national flag during a Day of Russia celebration in St.Petersburg on Friday. Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Walls fall: Workers removed an anti-scaling fence around Lafayette Park on Thursday near the White House. The fence was erected during protests over police brutality and the death of George Floyd. Photo: Alex Brandon/AP


INDIA — Dust storm: A person covered their face during a dust storm in Jammu on Friday. Photo: Channi Anand/AP


PHILIPPINES — Innovative device: A protester wore a face shield made of recycled plastic bottles during an anti-terror bill rally at the University of the Philippines in Metro Manila on Friday. Photo: Aaron Favila/AP


BELARUS — Cooling off: Children played in fountains in Minsk on Friday. Photo: Sergei Grits/AP


BRAZIL — Sending a message: A woman walked among symbolic graves on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. The graves were dug by activists protesting the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: Leo Correa/AP


ARIZONA — Larger than life: The Bighorn Fire broke onto the southern slopes of the Santa Catalina Mountains on Friday in Tucson. Photo: Kelly Presnell/Arizona Daily Star via AP


NORWAY — Empty stands: Norway’s Karsten Warholm competed in the 300-meter hurdles during the Impossible Games in Oslo on Thursday, in front of cardboard cutouts of audience members. Photo: Heiko Junge/NTB scanpix via AP

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