Our world in photos: January 25
INDONESIA — Eruption: In this time-lapse photo, hot lava ran down from Mount Merapi as activity from the volcano continued, on Sunday. The local geological authority raised the alert level to the second-highest level in November. Merapi in Kaliurang is one of the most volatile among the country's more than 120 volcanoes.
RUSSIA — Free Navalny: Police blocked a protest against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Yekaterinburg on Saturday. Russian police arrested hundreds of protesters who took to the streets to demand the release of Alexei Navalny, the country’s top opposition figure. Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent foe, was arrested on Jan. 17 when he returned to Moscow from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from a severe nerve-agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin. Photo: Anton Basanayev/AP
CANADA — Celebration: Montreal Canadiens’ Jonathan Drouin celebrated his goal against Vancouver Canucks goalie Braden Holtby during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Canadiens won with a score of 5 to 2. Photo: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP
INDIA — Rehearsal: On Tuesday, A National Security Guard soldier took his position on his tableaux during rehearsals for the upcoming Republic Day parade in New Delhi. Republic Day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the country’s constitution on Jan. 26, 1950. Thousands congregate on Rajpath, a ceremonial boulevard in New Delhi, to watch a flamboyant display of the country’s military power and cultural diversity. Photo: Manish Swarup/AP
ITALY — Biathlon World Cup: Dzmitry Lazouski of Belarus competed during the men’s 20km individual race at the Biathlon World Cup in Anterselva on Friday. Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP
BRAZIL — Making noise: During a caravan protest in Rio de Janeiro, a demonstrator shouted “Out Bolsonaro” while using a noisemaker. The caravan on Saturday was protesting the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and demanding the impeachment of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: Bruna Prado/AP
CANADA — Ice fishing: Early Sunday morning, Anglers from Curve Lake First Nations brought in the dawn while ice fishing on Pigeon Lake in central Ontario’s Kawartha Lakes. Photo: Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP
CHILE — Playful: A one-week-old female wild Somali donkey named Ita played with her mother Lucrecia in their enclosure at the Buin Zoo during the baby’s presentation to the public in Santiago on Friday. According to Buin Zoo Manager Alberto Duarteand, the Somali wild donkey is a critically endangered species, facing a high risk of extinction in the wild. Photo: Esteban Felix/AP
FLORIDA — Pegasus World Cup: Knicks Go, right, with jockey Joel Rosario, took an early lead on the way to winning the Pegasus World Cup Invitational horse race on Saturday, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach. Photo: Marta Lavandier/AP
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