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Our world in photos: August 24

August 24, 2020 Noah Singer
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NEW YORK — Mid-match: Venus Williams reacted during a match against Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament in New York on Saturday. Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP


GERMANY — Passing by: A person was reflected in the window of a closed shop in Frankfurt on Monday. The letters read “only love.” Photo: Michael Probst/AP


BRITAIN — Temperature check: Santas had their temperatures taken as they attended a social-distanced Santa school training at Southwark Cathedral in London on Monday. Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP


INDONESIA — At the mall: A team leader made a hand signal as firefighters tested their equipment prior to disinfecting the Margo City shopping mall in Depok on Saturday. Photo: Dita Alangkara/AP


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BELARUS — Pushing back: A man waved a Belarus flag in front of a riot police blockade in Minsk on Sunday. Demonstrators continue to push for the resignation of the nation’s authoritarian leader, president Alexander Lukashenko. Photo: Sergei Grits/AP


CALIFORNIA — Raging fire: Flames from the LNU Lightning Complex fires leapt above Butts Canyon Road on Sunday as firefighters worked to contain the blaze in Lake County. Photo: Noah Berger/AP


LOUISIANA — Closing the gates: Workers for the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority closed floodgates in Harvey on Monday in advance of Tropical Storm Marco. Photo: Gerald Herbert/AP

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