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Our world in photos: December 9

December 9, 2020 Michaela Keil
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CHINA — Morning pleasures: People wearing face masks played table tennis in the morning at a public park in Beijing, Wednesday. Photo: Andy Wong/AP


CALIFORNIA — Wading through: A man wearing a face mask walked along the beach in Santa Monica, Tuesday. Most of California entered a new lockdown this week in an effort to curb spiraling coronavirus infections and hospitalizations. Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


MAINE — Testing: A healthcare worker wore personal protective equipment as she spoke with a patient at a mobile testing location for COVID-19, Tuesday, in Auburn. More than 14,000 Mainers have been diagnosed with the disease and 239 have died. Photo: Robert F. Bukaty/AP


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INDONESIA — Election day: An electoral worker took the temperature of an elderly woman as a coronavirus precaution, before she entered a polling station to cast her ballot during the regional election in Tangerang, Wednesday. Indonesia pushed forward with holding previously postponed regional elections on Wednesday, despite concerns about doing so amid the ongoing pandemic. Photo: Tatan Syuflana/AP


FRANCE — Red card: Players of Paris Saint Germain left the pitch during the Champions League group H soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Tuesday. Basaksehir’s assistant coach Pierre Webo was shown a straight red card in the 16th minute before the players refused to continue the match amid allegations of racism by one of the match officials. Photo: Francois Mori/AP


SUDAN — Treatment tent: Tigray refugees, who fled a conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, received treatment at a clinic run by MSF (Doctors Without Borders) in Village 8, the transit center near the Lugdi border crossing, eastern Sudan, Tuesday. Photo: Nariman El-Mofty/AP


GERMANY — Misty morning: A man ran along the small Nidda river in Frankfurt on a misty Wednesday morning. Photo: Michael Probst/AP

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