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Our world in photos: January 27

January 27, 2021 Michaela Keil
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GERMANY — Holocaust Remembrance Day: Roses with a note saying “#weremember,” were placed on the Holocaust Memorial on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Wednesday, in Berlin.
Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP


MYANMAR — Vaccination: Health workers waited to receive the COVISHIELD COVID-19 vaccine at the Ayeyarwaddy COVID treatment center on Wednesday, in Yangon. Health workers in Myanma were the country’s first people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, just five days after the first vaccine supply was delivered from India.
Photo: Thein Zaw/AP


JAPAN — Sunset: People walked across the Shibuya scramble crossing at sunset on Wednesday, in Tokyo. Tokyo and several other prefectures were placed under a state of emergency until at least Feb. 7. The government is asking bars and restaurants in affected prefectures to close by 8 p.m., asking employers to have 70 percent of their staff work from home, and asking residents in the affected areas to avoid going out for nonessential purposes.
Photo: Kiichiro Sato/AP


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ZIMBABWE — Burial: Pallbearers stood next to the coffins of three top government officials at their burial at the National Heroes acre in Harare on Wednesday. Zimbabwe buried three top officials who succumbed to COVID-19 in a single ceremony at a shrine reserved almost exclusively for the ruling elite, as a virulent second wave of the coronavirus took a devastating toll on the country.
Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP


ECUADOR — Elections: Andres Arauz, the presidential candidate for the alliance “Unidos por la Esperanza” reacted after being struck in the head by an object during a rally in Quito on Tuesday. Ecuador will hold elections on Feb. 7.
Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP


GEORGIA — Hank Aaron Memorial: Henry Frantz played the bagpipes during “A Celebration of Henry Louis Aaron,” a memorial service celebrating the life and enduring legacy of the late Hall of Famer and American icon, on Tuesday, at Truist Park in Atlanta.
Photo: Kevin D. Liles/Atlanta Braves via AP Pool


TENNESSEE — Winning shot: Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi (59) scored the winning goal against Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Malcolm Subban (30) in overtime during an NHL hockey game on Tuesday, in Nashville. The Predators won 3-2.
Photo: Mark Humphrey/AP


INDONESIA — Eruption: A hot cloud of volcanic material ran down the slope of Mount Merapi during an eruption in Sleman on Wednesday. Indonesia’s most active volcano spewed a river of lava and searing gas clouds, flowing 1,500 meters (4,900 feet) down its slopes.
Photo: Slamet Riyadi/AP


INDIA — Camped out: On Wednesday, a Sikh farmer combed his beard in his makeshift tent at Singhu, a Delhi-Haryana border camp for farmers protesting against three farm bills, in New Delhi. Leaders of a protest movement sought to distance themselves from a day of violence when thousands of farmers stormed India’s historic Red Fort, the most dramatic moment in two months of demonstrations that have grown into a major challenge for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.
Photo: Manish Swarup/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Speaking: President Joe Biden delivered remarks on racial equity, in the State Dining Room of the White House on Tuesday.
Photo: Evan Vucci/AP


MEXICO — Waiting: People waited to refill oxygen tanks for relatives sick with COVID-19 in the Iztapalapa district of Mexico City, on Tuesday. The city is offering free oxygen refills for patients with COVID-19.
Photo: Marco Ugarte/AP


FRANCE — Fendi: Model Kate Moss wore a creation for Fendi’s Spring-Summer 2021 Haute Couture fashion collection presented on Wednesday in Paris as part of Paris Fashion Week.
Photo: Francois Mori/AP

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