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Our world in photos: August 20

August 20, 2020 Noah Singer
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DELAWARE — Taking the stage: Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris waved to supporters after speaking during the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Wilmington on Wednesday. Photo: Carolyn Kaster/AP

 

INDIA — COVID test: A health worker took a nasal swab to test for COVID-19 in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: Manish Swarup/AP

 

NEW ZEALAND — Smooth sailing: The TSS Earnslaw sailed across Lake Whakatipu in Queenstown on Thursday. Launched in 1912, the TSS Earnslaw is the only remaining commercial passenger-carrying coal-fired steamship in the southern hemisphere. Photo: Mark Baker/AP

 

BRITAIN — At the Tomb: Grayson Perry posed in front of his work of art entitled ‘The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman, 2011’ with The Nereid Monument in the background at the British Museum in London on Thursday. Photo: Alastair Grant/AP

 

HONG KONG — Moving fast: A child wearing a face mask played outside the Hong Kong Government Office on Thursday. Photo: Kin Cheung/AP

 

ROMANIA — Restaurant protest: Restaurant employees protested in Bucharest on Wednesday against a measure that forbids indoor dining. Photo: Andreea Alexandrui/AP

 

GREECE — On the go: Travelers wearing face masks disembarked from a ferry at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, on Thursday. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP


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