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Our world in photos: November 25

November 25, 2020 Michaela Keil
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JAPAN — Out for a walk: A man wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walked along a back alley bar street Wednesday in Tokyo. The Japanese capital confirmed more than 400 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


PARAGUAY — Farmers’ protest: A Mbya Indigenous youth from the Canindeyu region carried a baby “coati” on her shoulder in Asuncion on Tuesday as she participated in a protest demanding farmers’ debt with private and government banks be forgiven and the government provide financial aid. Farm leaders say the government has not made good on previous agreements to negotiate their debt, which farmers have been attempting to do for about five years over the course of two presidential administrations and a 10-year drought affecting their harvests of crops like potatoes, corn, and beans. Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP


GERMANY — New clientele: Plush pandas and Corona beer bottles decorated the tables of a closed restaurant in Frankfurt, Tuesday. Restaurants all over Germany were closed as a partial lockdown began in November to avoid any further spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Michael Probst/AP


SUDAN — Refugee camp: A Tigray refugee, who fled the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, sat on aid she received from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the World Food Programme at Umm Rakouba refugee camp in Qadarif, eastern Sudan, Tuesday. Photo: Nariman El-Mofty/AP


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SPAIN — Migrant rescue: Spanish coastguards docked in Arguineguin carrying over 80 people after a rescue in Gran Canaria island on Tuesday. Spanish rescue services said Wednesday that at least seven people died after a migrant boat carrying more than 30 people hit rocks close to a small port on the Canary Island of Lanzarote. Many of the rescued were taken to the Arguineguín dock on the southwestern coast of Gran Canaria island, where several thousand people of different origin are being kept, some in tents. Photo: Javier Fergo/AP


BRAZIL — Anti-mosquito campaign: A drone sprayed insecticide near homes on the outskirts of Brasilia, Tuesday. Brazil’s health ministry launched a campaign to fight the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits dengue, zika and chikungunya, diseases that can generate microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome. Photo: Eraldo Peres/AP


INDIA — Approaching cyclone: People waded through a flooded street in Chennai, Wednesday. In India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu, state authorities issued an alert and asked people living in low-lying and flood-prone areas to move to safer places in preparation for Cyclone Nivar. Photo: R. Parthibhan/AP


PAKISTAN — Clean feet: A worker sprayed sanitizer on a student’s shoes at a school in Lahore, Wednesday. Pakistan will again close all educational institutions as of Thursday Nov. 26 due to a steady and increasingly drastic increase in coronavirus cases. Photo: K.M.Chaudary/AP

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