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Our world in photos: November 18

November 18, 2020 Michaela Keil
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CALIFORNIA — Wildfires: A firefighter sprayed water as the Mountain View Fire tore through the Walker community in Mono County on Tuesday. Photo: Noah Berger/AP


GERMANY — Restriction rally: In Berlin, police used water cannons to clear a blocked road between the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag building, home of the German federal parliament. The road was blocked by people attending a protest rally against coronavirus restrictions. Police in Berlin have requested thousands of reinforcements from other parts of Germany to cope with the protests. Photo: Michael Sohn/AP


INDIA — Religious places reopen: A man offered prayers at the shrine of Makhdoom Ali Mahimi, an ancient Muslim scholar and saint, in Mumbai, Monday. Religious places across the Maharashtra state reopened for devotees on Monday after remaining closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A country of nearly 1.4 billion people, India is the world’s second most coronavirus-affected country after the United States. Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP


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INDONESIA — Helping hands: A child collected palm kernels from the ground at a palm oil plantation in Sumatra, Monday. Children often work to help parents to reach targets set by the vast plantations across Indonesia and neighboring Malaysia. Photo: Binsar Bakkara/AP


AUSTRIA — Friendly soccer: Mexico’s Hirving Lozano, center, scored his team’s second goal as fog began to envelop the field during an international friendly soccer match between Japan and Mexico at the Liebenauer Stadium in Graz, Tuesday. Photo: Andreas Schaad/AP


HONDURAS — Hurricane Iota: In La Lima, a man rode his bicycle through the rain brought by Hurricane Iota, Tuesday. Hurricane Iota tore across Nicaragua on Tuesday, hours after roaring ashore as a Category 4 storm along almost exactly the same stretch of the Caribbean coast that was recently devastated by the equally powerful Hurricane Eta. Photo: Delmer Martinez/AP


KASHMIR — Saffron season: Kashmiri farmers plucked crocus flowers on a farm in Khrew, south of Srinagar, in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Saturday, Oct. 31. Cradled by low mountains and spread across a vast expanse of small, fertile fields, a sea of purple flowers opens in Himalayan Kashmir to produce one of the world’s most precious spices, saffron. Photo: Dar Yasin/AP

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