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Our world in photos: January 14

January 14, 2021 Michaela Keil

 

KASHMIR — Cold ride: A Kashmiri boat man made his way through the frozen surface of the Dal Lake on a cold day in Srinagar, Tuesday. The Kashmir valley continues to reel under intense cold wave conditions.
Photo: Dar Yasin/AP

 

NETHERLANDS — Testing: Residents of Bergschenhoek took part in a mass testing of all of the municipality’s 62,000 residents, which began on Wednesday, following a cluster of COVID-19 cases at an elementary school, including about 30 cases of the new coronavirus variant that was identified in Britain.
Photo: Peter Dejong/AP

 

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MEXICO — Sun and sand: Roving musicians “Los Compas” serenaded a couple on the shore of Mamitas beach in Playa del Carmen, Tuesday. Mexico saw a holiday bump in tourism amid the new coronavirus pandemic surge.
Photo: Emilio Espejel/AP

 

BOSNIA — Remnants of the fire: A migrant walked past burnt down buildings during a snowfall at the Lipa camp, outside Bihac, Monday. Aid workers said migrants staying at the camp in northwestern Bosnia have complained of respiratory and skin diseases after spending days in make-shift tents and containers amid freezing weather and snow blizzards. Most of the hundreds of migrants at the Lipa facility near Bosnia’s border with Croatia have been accommodated in heated military tents following days of uncertainty after a fire gutted most of the camp on Dec. 23.
Photo: Kemal Softic/AP

 

PARAGUAY — Waiting: A fisherman waited for a bite in the Paraguay River near Puerto Pabla, Tuesday. On the heels of last year’s record drought, fishermen said that their catches have plummeted and now their trade only allows them to feed their families. Buyers have been traveling hundreds of miles downstream to buy from other fishermen who work by a dam that traps what little fish are left, they said.
Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP

 

BRITAIN — Loose ball: Sheffield United’s Rhian Brewster tried to control the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Sheffield United and Newcastle United at the Bramall Lane stadium in Sheffield, Tuesday.
Photo: Stu Forster/Pool via AP

 

PHILIPPINES — Path of destruction: An aerial view of damaged houses at the base of Taal volcano almost a year after it erupted in Batangas province, Sunday. A popular tourist destination just south of Manila because of its picturesque setting in the middle of a lake, Taal erupted on Jan. 12, 2020. The eruption displaced thousands of villagers living near the area and delivered an early crisis this year for one of the world’s most disaster-prone nations a couple of months before the COVID-19 pandemic broke in the country.
Photo: Aaron Favila/AP

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