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Our world in photos: July 2

July 2, 2020 Noah Singer
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    ARGENTINA — Way to play: Men played soccer at a local club in Pergamino on Wednesday. In order to continue playing amid government restrictions, the club divided its field into 12 limited areas, one for each player. Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


BOLIVIA — Fighting for fares: A public transport driver, wearing a protective face mask emblazoned with an image of Lionel Messi, attended a protest in La Paz on Wednesday demanding an increase in fares to make up for income losses amid the coronavirus. Photo: Juan Karita/AP


VIRGINIA — Hauled away: Crews removed the statue of confederate general Stonewall Jackson on Wednesday in Richmond. Mayor Levar Stoney has ordered the immediate removal of all Confederate statues in the city. Photo: Steve Helber/AP


ROMANIA — At the market: A cleaning lady walked in front of poster-covered walls at a food market in Bucharest on Wednesday. The market has been refurbished after being closed during a national COVID-19 lockdown. Photo: Vadim Ghirda/AP


BRAZIL — Lost lives: The Christ the Redeemer statue was lit up in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday with a message that read “More than 500 thousand lives” in reference to the people who have died from COVID-19 worldwide. Photo: Leo Correa/AP


JAPAN — Passing through: People walked over a crosswalk in Tokyo on Thursday. Japan lifted a seven-week pandemic state of emergency in late May, and social and business activities have since largely resumed. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


AUSTRIA — Team effort: Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, center left, inspected a track with his team in Spielberg on Thursday. The Austrian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday. Photo: Darko Bandic/AP


BRITAIN — Big wash: A sign encouraging social distancing was displayed as the Great Bath was cleaned at the Roman Baths in Bath on Thursday. Photo: Ben Birchall/PA via AP


ISRAEL — Quiet moment: Ultra-Orthodox Jews wore face masks as they prayed at a playground in Bnei Brak on Thursday. Photo: Oded Balilty/AP

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