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Our world in photos: August 18

August 18, 2020 Noah Singer
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PERU — Practice session: Inmates Miguel Angel Estrada, 40, left, and Gustavo Flores, 58, rehearsed inside Sarita Colonia prison in Lima on Monday for a concert they hope to give outside the prison when the COVID-19 pandemic subsides. Photo: Rodrigo Abd/AP


INDIA — On patrol: A volunteer in Jammu on Tuesday held a stick used to ensure devotees maintain social distancing at an ancient temple of the Hindu goddess Kali. Photo: Channi Anand/AP


GERMANY — New exhibit: A woman walked past a Torah displayed in the new exhibition “Jewish Life in Germany: Past and Present” at the Jewish Museum in Berlin on Tuesday. Photo: Michael Sohn/AP


ECUADOR — Balancing act: A person balanced on the railing of a popular site that overlooks Quito on Monday. Over the weekend, the country surpassed 100,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to health authorities. Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP


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SOUTH AFRICA — Waiting in line: Customers lined up to enter a grocery store in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Photo: Jerome Delay/AP


GERMANY — Testing center: A worker with the German Red Cross wore a protective suit as she conducted a coronavirus test in Berlin on Monday. Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP


MEXICO — Packing up: Street vendor Luis Fuentes, 45, from Ecuador, gathered up face masks as it began to rain in Mexico City on Monday. Photo: Rebecca Blackwell/AP


UTAH — Back to school: Cimmie Hunter, left, and Cadence Ludlow, both 6th graders, arrived at Liberty Elementary School during the first day of classes in Murray on Monday. Photo: Rick Bowmer/AP


BRITAIN — Hot tub boat: A group of people sat inside a hot tub boat sailing the River Thames at Canary Wharf in London on Tuesday. Photo: Victoria Jones/PA via AP


ARGENTINA — Gathering to protest: Protesters against the government’s quarantine policies to contain COVID-19 gathered in Buenos Aires on Monday. Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


WISCONSIN — Campaign rally: President Donald Trump spoke during a campaign rally at Wittman Airport on in Oshkosh on Monday. Photo: Evan Vucci/AP


GERMANY — Airport testing: Staff tested people for COVID-19 at a testing center at the airport in Frankfurt on Tuesday. For passengers coming from high-risk-countries, testing is mandatory. Photo: Michael Probst/AP

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