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Our world in photos: August 17

August 17, 2020 Noah Singer
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GREECE — By the sea: People gathered in Little Venice on the Aegean Sea island of Mykonos on Sunday. Greece is imposing local restrictions on businesses amid the pandemic. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP


ARIZONA — Lonely job: An Arizona Diamondbacks ball boy watched from the stands during a baseball game in Phoenix on Saturday. Photo: Matt York/AP


BELARUS — Massive rallies: Protesters waved a Belarusian national flag as they rallied in Minsk on Sunday. Ongoing protests demand the departure of the country’s authoritarian leader, who has been in power since 1994. Photo: Sergei Grits/AP


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CALIFORNIA — Fighting flames: An air tanker dropped flame retardant while battling one of several wildfires comprising the Deer Zone fires in Contra Costa County on Sunday. Photo: Noah Berger/AP


GERMANY — Blue skies: Young people ran between meadows near Muensing on Sunday. Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


PARAGUAY — Watchful eyes: Demonstrators shouted slogans against the government during an anti-corruption protest in Asunción on Friday. Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP


INDONESIA — Having some fun: Children wearing face shields took part in a “leap frog” race in Tangerang on Monday during a celebration of the country’s 75th anniversary of independence. Photo: Tatan Syuflana/AP


INDIA — Independence Day: Flower petals fell during an Independence Day parade in Guwahati on Saturday. Photo: Anupam Nath/AP


NEBRASKA — Press sesh: White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx spoke to reporters in the rotunda of the State Capitol in Lincoln on Friday. Photo: Nati Harnik/AP

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