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Our world in photos: July 17

July 17, 2020 Noah Singer
BOLIVIA — Creating space: Caution tape marked off an area of a church as a social distancing measure in La Paz on Thursday. Photo: Juan Karita/AP


BELGIUM — Staying safe: Czech Republic’s Prime Minister Andrej Babis stood on a physical distancing marker as he made a statement on arrival for an EU summit in Brussels on Friday. Photo: Francisco Seco, Pool/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. —Walking away: President Donald Trump walked off after speaking during an event on regulatory reform at the White House on Thursday. Photo: Evan Vucci/AP


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GERMANY — Unusual scenery: Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova served the ball during a match at the bett1 ACES tennis tournament in Berlin on Friday. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, parts of matches have taken place inside a former airport hangar. Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP


CHINA — Rounds of applause: Apple fans cheered as the doors to a new flagship store opened in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Ng Han Guan/AP


BOLIVIA — Suited up: A health worker disinfected empty coffins in Cochabamba on Thursday. Photo: Dico Solis/AP


PAKISTAN — Deep clean: An employee cleaned a booth at a testing and screening facility for the coronavirus in Karachi on Friday. Photo: Fareed Khan/AP


JAPAN — On the go: People walked on pedestrian crossings on Friday in Tokyo’s Shibuya district. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


MEXICO — Camping out: Marijuana plants grew inside a pair of discarded shoes at a camp in Mexico City on Thursday. Mexican marijuana activists have been camping outside the city’s Senate building since February to demand the legalization of recreational cannabis. Photo: Fernando Llano/AP

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