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Our world in photos: July 21

July 21, 2020 Noah Singer
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HONG KONG — Showing solidarity: Blank post-it notes decorated a wall at a Hong Kong cafe on Thursday. Stores that support the protest movement used to post protest artwork and words of encouragement, but have switched to blank sticky notes in order to evade legal trouble. Photo: Vincent Yu/AP

 

MYANMAR — Staying safe: A teacher and students wearing face shields and masks attended a class in Yangon on Tuesday. Photo: Thein Zaw/AP

 

BELGIUM — Empty seats: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, left, and European Council President Charles Michel addressed a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Tuesday. Photo: Stephanie Lecocq, Pool Photo via AP

 

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INDIA — Ride home: Commuters wearing face masks jostled for a ride on a bus in Kolkata on Tuesday. Photo: Bikas Das/AP

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Work in progress: The sun rose behind the scaffolding-clad Jefferson Memorial on Monday. Photo: J.David Ake/AP

 

UKRAINE — Welcome ceremony: An honor guard soldier wore a face mask during a welcome ceremony for Swiss Confederation President Simonetta Sommaruga in Kyiv on Tuesday. Photo: Efrem Lukatsky/AP

 

SOUTH KOREA — Slowing the spread: Workers sprayed disinfectant at a theater in Seoul on Tuesday. Photo: Ahn Young-joon/AP

 

BRITAIN — Locked away: Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood sat suspended in a giant bird cage in in London on Tuesday to protest the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the U.S. Photo: Matt Dunham/AP

 

CUBA — Riding by: A chef wore a protective mask while riding his electric bicycle in Havana on Monday. Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP

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