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Our world in photos: September 23

September 23, 2020 Noah Singer
NEPAL — Friends and family: People gathered for the funeral of veteran Nepalese Sherpa guide Ang Rita in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Rita, who was the first person to climb Mount Everest 10 times, died Monday at age 72. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

 

PAKISTAN — Temperature check: A worker checked the body temperature of a student upon her arrival at a school in Peshawar on Wednesday. Photo: Muhammad Sajjad/AP

 

VENEZUELA — Special care: The veterinarian and environmentalist Grecia Marquis cared for a sick spectacled owl in Caracas on Monday. Photo: Ariana Cubillos/AP

 

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BRITAIN — On display: Caroline de Guitaut, deputy surveyor of The Queen’s Works of Art, on Wednesday viewed Princess Beatrice’s wedding dress, which is displayed at Windsor Castle. Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP

 

CHINA — Rainy day: A woman wearing a face mask walked past a shopping mall in the rain in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP

 

MEXICO — Protest disinfection: A sanitation technician disinfected tents set up on Mexico City’s Juarez Avenue to demand the resignation of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Tuesday. Photo: Marco Ugarte/AP

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mourning a trailblazer: The flag-draped casket of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was placed on a catafalque on the front steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building on Wednesday. Photo: Alex Brandon/AP

 

BELGIUM — Staying safe: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen removed her face mask before giving a statement at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday. Photo: Stephanie Lecocq/Pool Photo via AP

 

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ECUADOR — Fans in the stands: A man walked among cutout photos of fans in the stands of the Casa Blanca stadium before the start of a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Quito on Tuesday. Photo: Jose Jacome/Pool via AP

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