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Our world in photos: August 5

August 5, 2020 Noah Singer
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ITALY — Moving fast: Cyclists pedaled through the countryside on Wednesday during the Milano Torino, a 198-kilometer cycling race from Milan to Turin. Photo: Fabio Ferrari/LaPresse via AP


NIGERIA — Temperature check: A teacher took the temperature of a student in Lagos on Tuesday. The country opened public and private schools on Monday. Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP


LEBANON — Pushing back: Riot police scuffled with protesters in Beirut on Tuesday. Protesters angered by prolonged power cuts as the country grapples with a crippling economic crisis attempted to storm the Ministry of Energy and Water. Photo: Hassan Ammar/AP


INDIA — Working out: A person exercised at a reopened gym in Guwahati on Wednesday. Photo: Anupam Nath/AP


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CALIFORNIA — Hard at work: A firefighter battled the Apple Fire in Cherry Valley on Saturday. Photo: Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP


KASHMIR — Outdoor classes: Kashmiri students attended an open-air early morning class inside in Srinagar on Friday. After months went by without classes, Muneer Alam, an engineer-turned-math teacher, started the informal community school. Photo: Dar Yasin/AP


BRITAIN — Ready to reopen: Museum technicians cleaned a 27-foot glass chandelier at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London on Tuesday. The museum reopens to the public on Thursday. Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP


URUGUAY — Back to the museum: Friends posed for a group photo in front of a painting by Petrona Viera at the reopened National Museum of Visual Arts in Montevideo on Tuesday. Photo: Matilde Campodonico/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Open ears: A reporter wearing a glove raised their hand to ask President Donald Trump a question during a White House briefing on Monday. Photo: Alex Brandon/AP


FLORIDA — Victory shot: Brooklyn Nets guard Garrett Temple celebrated a three-point basket in the closing seconds of a win against the Milwaukee Bucks in Lake Buena Vista on Tuesday. Photo: Ashley Landis/AP


JAPAN — Moment of prayer: A visitor prayed at the cenotaph for atomic bombing victims near Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum on Wednesday. Thursday marks the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


GERMANY — On the move: Horses raised dust at a stud farm in Wehrheim on Wednesday. Photo: Michael Probst/AP

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