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Our world in photos: August 11

August 11, 2020 Noah Singer
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CUBA — Temperature check: A child had her temperature taken at the entrance to the province of Havana on Monday. Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP


LEBANON — Jumping the barrier: A man jumped on Monday from a barrier blocking access to the parliament building during an anti-government protest in the aftermath of last Tuesday’s massive explosion which devastated Beirut. Photo: Felipe Dana/AP


HONG KONG — Front pages: Copies of the Apple Daily newspaper featuring media tycoon Jimmy Lai were displayed on Tuesday. Hong Kong police have arrested Lai and raided the publisher’s headquarters, broadening their enforcement of a new security law. Photo: Kin Cheung/AP


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CHINA — Taking a rest: A man sat in front of a mural at a shopping and office complex in Beijing on Tuesday. Mainland China and semi-autonomous Hong Kong saw declines in their recent outbreaks Tuesday. Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP


SPAIN — Seeing blue: People enjoyed paddle boarding in Colonia Sant Pere on Sunday. Photo: Francisco Seco/AP


MEXICO — Roses for sale: Martha Gonzalez Reyes, 76, sold roses outside Metro Hidalgo in Mexico City on Monday. After four months of staying at home, Gonzalez returned to selling on Aug. 1, but says business hasn’t fully rebounded. Photo: Rebecca Blackwell/AP


CALIFORNIA — Quiet moment: Holding an infrared thermometer, usher Frank Scott prayed during a Sunday service at Tree of Life Missionary Baptist Church in the Watts neighborhood in Los Angeles. Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


GREECE — Museum day: A tourist left the Agora Archaeological Museum in Athens on Tuesday. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP


SPAIN — Masks on: People waited their turn to be called for coronavirus testing in Barcelona on Monday. Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP

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