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Our world in photos: June 23

June 23, 2020 Noah Singer
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SPAIN — Full house: Musicians rehearsed in Barcelona on Monday at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, where the 2,292 auditorium seats are occupied by plants amid the coronavirus pandemic. Events at the theater will be broadcast live online. Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


ALABAMA — Act of solidarity: NASCAR drivers and crews pushed Bubba Wallace’s car at Talladega Superspeedway on Monday. The act of solidarity with NASCAR’s only Black driver came after someone left a noose in his garage stall over the weekend. Photo: John Bazemore/AP


MISSOURI — Making space: People maintained a social distance as they rode a roller coaster at Worlds of Fun amusement park in Kansas City on Monday. Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP


GEORGIA — Devastating loss: Tomika Miller wept over her husband Rayshard Brooks just before his coffin was closed at the conclusion of his public viewing at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Monday. A police officer killed Brooks, 27, on June 12. Photo: Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, Pool


News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond

GERMANY — Quarantine days: Employees and their families quarantined in their apartments in Verl on Tuesday following a COVID-19 outbreak at meat processor Toennies. Photo: Martin Meissner/AP


JAPAN — Having a snack: The panda cub Xiang Xiang had a snack at the reopened Ueno Zoo in Tokyo on Tuesday. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


INDONESIA — Closed off: A patient waited for treatment inside a protective acrylic box at the beauty clinic at Tambak Hospital in Jakarta on Tuesday. Photo: Tatan Syuflana/AP


SPAIN — Big embrace: Dolores Reyes Fernández, 61, hugged her father José Reyes Lozano, 87, for the first time in nearly four months as visits resumed at a nursing home in Barcelona on Monday. Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


THAILAND — Friendly wink: A person looked through an art installation by Rattana Sudjarit at the Bangkok Art and Cultural Center on Tuesday. Photo: Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Shield up: Metropolitan Police Department bicycle division officers closed the area around Lafayette Park on Monday after protesters tried to topple a statue of Andrew Jackson. Photo: Maya Alleruzzo/AP


BRITAIN — Keeping apart: A sign requesting people stay two meters apart to reduce the spread of COVID-19 was displayed in front of a 1989 red phone box sculpture in London on Monday. Photo: Matt Dunham/AP

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