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Our world in photos: July 15

July 15, 2020 Noah Singer
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JAPAN — Larger than life: A woman wearing a face mask stood near a Godzilla-themed slide at Kurihama flower park in Yokosuka on Wednesday. Photo: Koji Sasahara/AP


BRITAIN — New heroes: Jen Reid posed in front of a statue portraying her, entitled “A Surge of Power (Jen Reid) 2020” after the statue was put up on the empty plinth of the toppled statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol on Wednesday. Photo: Matt Dunham/AP


DELAWARE — Looking to the future: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrived to speak at a campaign event on Tuesday in Wilmington. Photo: Patrick Semansky/AP


FRANCE — Lights in the sky: Fireworks illuminated the Eiffel Tower in Paris during Bastille Day celebrations on Tuesday. Photo: Rafael Yaghobzadeh/AP


HONG KONG — Unofficial primary: Pro-democracy activists who were elected in unofficial pro-democracy primaries attended a press conference in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Thousands voted despite warnings the election could violate the territory’s new security law imposed by Beijing. Photo: Kin Cheung/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Flying through: A bee with full pollen baskets flew to a blooming lotus flower at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens on Tuesday. Photo: Carolyn Kaster/AP


SOUTH KOREA — Taking a walk: Visitors wearing face masks walked at a park in Seoul on Wednesday. Photo: Lee Jin-man/AP


AZERBAIJAN — Damage done: A woman showed damage to her house after the shelling by Armenian forces in the Tovuz region on Tuesday. Skirmishes on the volatile Armenia-Azerbaijan border escalated Tuesday. Photo: Ramil Zeynalov/AP


BOLIVIA — Marching together: Demonstrators protested against the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in La Paz on Tuesday. Photo: Juan Karita/AP

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