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Our world in photos: September 18

September 18, 2020 Noah Singer
KANSAS — At sunset: Located atop the Kansas Statehouse dome, a bronze sculpture of Ad Astra, a Kansa Native American, was silhouetted against the setting sun in Topeka on Thursday. Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP

 

GERMANY — Empty square: A face mask sat in an empty Romerberg square in Frankfurt on Thursday. Photo: Michael Probst/AP

 

CHINA — Out for a walk: A woman wearing a face mask walked along a street in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP

 

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BRAZIL — On the river: Fishermen prepared to cast their nets into the Tapajos river in Alter do Chao on Thursday. Photo: Andre Penner/AP

 

GREECE — Temporary camp: Migrants gathered at the new temporary refugee camp in Kara Tepe on the island of Lesbos on Thursday. Photo: Panagiotis Balaskas/AP

 

ROMANIA — Taking a rest: A bee sat on a flower in Bucharest on Thursday. Photo: Andreea Alexandru/AP

 

GUATEMALA — Waiting in line: Passengers waited to board a humanitarian flight to Canada at the La Aurora international airport in Guatemala City on Thursday. Photo: Moises Castillo/AP

 

BRAZIL — Tourism season: People enjoyed a freshwater beach in Alter do Chao on Tuesday. The trademark Love Island, a narrow sand spit, draws flocks of international tourists in the six months it is not submerged in the Tapajos river. Photo: Andre Penner/AP

 

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INDIA — Temperature check: Passengers lined up to be tested for COVID-19 in Ahmedabad on Friday at a facility erected at a railway station to screen people coming from outside the city. Photo: Ajit Solanki/AP

 

ARGENTINA — Testing booth: Healthcare worker Mariela Jacobo conducted a nasal swab test for COVID-19 from inside a freestanding coronavirus testing isolation booth in Buenos Aires on Thursday. Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP

 

PANAMA — Unusual patient: A pig with a lung injury was used to test a ventilator prototype at the Panama’s National University in Panama City on Thursday. Photo: Arnulfo Franco/AP

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