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Our world in photos: August 31

August 31, 2020 Noah Singer
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Anniversary march: People walked on Pennsylvania Avenue during the March on Washington on Friday, the 57th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AP


IRAN — Praying together: People attended the noon prayer near Tehran on Sunday during a mourning ceremony commemorating Ashoura, the anniversary of the 7th-century death of one of Shiite Islam’s most beloved saints. Photo: Vahid Salemi/AP


MEDITERRANEAN SEA — Rescue vessel: A boy waved on Friday from the deck of the Louise Michel rescue vessel, a French patrol boat currently manned by activists and funded by the renowned artist Banksy. Photo: Santi Palacios/AP


JAPAN — Racing again: Olympic hopeful Rikako Ikee finished a women’s swimming event on Saturday in Tokyo. Ikee has returned to competitive swimming after undergoing treatment for leukemia for more than a year. Photo: Kyodo News via AP


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ECUADOR — Flower factory: Flower producers Quito Inor Flowers’ greenhouses were backdropped by the Cotopaxi volcano in Lasso on Tuesday. Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP


NEW YORK — In mid-air: New York Mets right fielder Michael Conforto missed a triple hit during a game against the Yankees on Saturday in New York City. Photo: John Minchillo/AP


FLORIDA — Calling for justice: Members of the Milwaukee Bucks joined arms as they kneeled during the national anthem before an NBA playoff game on Saturday in Lake Buena Vista. Photo: Ashley Landis/AP


ISRAEL — Beach day: People enjoyed the day on a shore of the Mediterranean Sea at Zikim beach, near Kibbutz Zikim, on the Israeli-Gaza border on Saturday. Photo: Oded Balilty/AP


FRANCE — Crossing finish: France’s Julian Alaphilippe celebrated as he crossed the finish line to win the second stage of the Tour de France in Nice on Sunday. Photo: Stephane Mahe/Pool photo via AP

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