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Our world in photos: December 10

December 10, 2020 Michaela Keil
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INDIA — Meditation: An elderly farmer meditated in the backloads of a tractor trolley as protesting farmers blocked a major highway at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border, Wednesday. The farmers fear new legislation will reduce their earnings and result in exploitation by corporations, eventually rendering them landless. Photo: Altaf Qadri/AP

 

OHIO — Power plant collapse: The Killen Generating Station, a closed power plant in Adams County, collapsed while being demolished Wednesday. Several workers were unaccounted for and one was taken to a hospital. It was not clear what caused the collapse, Adams County Sheriff Kimmy Rogers said. Photo: Sam Greene/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP

 

FRANCE — Champions League resumes: Basaksehir and Paris Saint Germain players took a knee before the start of Champions League group H soccer match at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Wednesday. The match resumed on Wednesday with a new refereeing team after players left the field on Tuesday evening when a referee was accused of using a racial term to identify Basaksehir assistant coach Pierre Webo. Photo: Xavier Laine/Pool via AP

 

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BOSNIA — Through the cold: Alia and her 5-year old son walked through a Croatian forest with others after crossing the Bosnia-Croatia border near the Bosnian town of Velika Kladusa, Thursday. Entire migrant families were on the move in the cold weather while trying to reach Western Europe as the European Union warned the Balkan country that it must act to prevent a humanitarian disaster. A statement by the EU Bosnia mission says current weather conditions are putting at risk the lives of more than 3,000 people. Photo: Marc Sanye/AP

 

MYANMAR — Masked monks: Buddhist monks wearing face shields and masks walked to collect their morning alms from Buddhist devotees Thursday, on the outskirts of Yangon. Photo: Thein Zaw/AP

 

GERMANY — First night of Chanukah: Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, left, and Rabbi Segal Shmoel, second from left, inspected a giant Chanukah Menorah, set up by the Jewish Chabad Educational Center ahead of the Jewish Hanukkah holiday, at the Pariser Platz in Berlin, Thursday. Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP

 

SLOVENIA — Flying high: Czech Republic’s Cestmir Kozisek soared through the air during the qualification at the Ski Flying World Championships in Planica, Thursday. Photo: Darko Bandic/AP

 

PENNSYLVANIA — Cutting ice: People skated around the Christmas tree at the Rink at PPG Place, Wednesday, in downtown Pittsburgh. Photo: Andrew Rush/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP

 

INDIA — Morning markets: A laborer wore a face mask as he carried vegetables at a market in Mumbai, Thursday. India reported 31,521 newly confirmed coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, dropping to just over a third of the peak level seen in mid-September. Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP

 

NEW YORK — Airbnb IPO: Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, was pictured on an electronic screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite, Thursday, in New York. The San Francisco-based online vacation rental company holds its IPO Thursday. Photo: Mark Lennihan/AP

 

MEXICO — Virgin of Guadalupe: A health worker disinfected pilgrims on their way to the Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, as Alejandro Castillo carried an image of the virgin on his back, in Mexico City, Wednesday. Castillo departed his home in San Gregorio Atzompa to make the pilgrimage with his family to the Basilica on Dec. 6, and made it to the temple a day before it closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: Marco Ugarte/AP

 

SOUTH KOREA — Subway sanitation: An employee disinfected handles as a precaution against the coronavirus on a subway train in Seoul, Thursday. South Korea has reported another new 682 cases of the coronavirus, as officials work to expand testing to slow transmission. Photo: Ahn Young-joon/AP

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