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Our world in photos: February 3

February 3, 2021 Michaela Keil
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Funeral: President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden paid their respects to the late U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick as an urn with his cremated remains lies in honor on a black-draped table at the center of Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday.
Photo: Leah Millis/Pool via AP

 

BRITAIN — Captain Tom: A woman walked past a mural of Captain Tom Moore in East Belfast, Northern Ireland on Wednesday. Captain Tom Moore passed away Tuesday after being treated for COVID-19 and was known for his achievements raising millions of pounds for the NHS medical care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photo: Peter Morrison/AP

 

MEXICO — Celebration: Dominican Republic’s Jonathan Villar, front, and Juan Perez celebrated after defeating Panama 11-6 in a Caribbean Series baseball game at Teodoro Mariscal Stadium in Mazatlan on Tuesday.
Photo: Moises Castillo/AP

 

CHINA — Boycott: A man wearing a face walked by a photo showing a snowboard in action on display inside the Olympics Tower in Beijing on Tuesday. A coalition of 180 rights groups on Wednesday called for a boycott of next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics tied to reported human rights abuses against ethnic minorities in China.
Photo: Andy Wong/AP

 

SPAIN — Rations: Shopping trollies lined up next to their owners, waiting their turn to receive a weekly pack of donated food and supplies, outside a church in Barcelona on Wednesday. Food requests have increased considerably in the last months as Spain has been in lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP

 

ITALY — Lost season: A woman walked through a street in Cortina D’Ampezzo on Thursday. The granite peaks that majestically encircle the northern Italian winter resort of Cortina glimmered with one of the most prolific snowfalls in years, a cruel joke of nature as Italy’s ski areas have been laid silent by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photo: Antonio Calanni/AP

 

ITALY — New government: Former European Central Bank President Mario Draghi spoke to the media after accepting a mandate to form Italy’s new government from Italian President Sergio Mattarella at Rome’s Quirinale Presidential Palace on Wednesday.
Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/Pool via AP

 

INDIA — Aero India: Sarang, a helicopter display team of the Indian Air Force, performed aerobatic maneuvers on the inaugural day of Aero India 2021 at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Aero India is a biennial event with flying demonstrations by stunt teams and militaries and commercial pavilions where aviation companies display their products and technology.
Photo: Aijaz Rahi/AP

 

GERMANY — Flooded: A train passed a railroad crossing surrounded by flooding brought on by rain and melting snow in Nidderau, near Frankfurt on Wednesday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP

 

MYANMAR — Convoy: Armed soldiers traveled in a convoy of army vehicles patrolling in Mandalay on Wednesday. In the early hours on Monday, the Myanmar army took over the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi in a coup over allegations of fraud in November’s elections.
Photo: AP


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