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Our world in photos: February 8

February 8, 2021 Michaela Keil
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MYANMAR — Unrest: A police truck sprayed water into a crowd of protesters in Naypyitaw on Monday. Tension in the confrontations between the authorities and demonstrators against last week’s coup in Myanmar boiled over as police fired a water cannon at peaceful protesters in the capital city.
Photo: AP

 

BRITAIN — Watching: A mounted guard looked out as snow fell at Horse Guards in London on Monday. Severe cold and snow were predicted to settle on the area according to weather forecasters.
Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA via AP

 

IRAQ — Hide and seek: A woman peered out the door of her house in Fadhil, one of the oldest neighborhoods of Baghdad on Monday.
Photo: Hadi Mizban/AP

 

BELGIUM — Winter fun: Youngsters flew downhill on sleds after a snowfall at the Woluwe park in Brussels on Monday.
Photo: Francisco Seco/AP

 

AUSTRIA — Saying hi: A visitor with a mask observed an orangutan in an enclosure at the Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, on Monday. Visitors can visit the zoo again after 97 days in lockdown. The Austrian government has moved to restrict freedom of movement for people, in an effort to slow the onset of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Photo: Ronald Zak/AP

 

FLORIDA — Winners: Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski embraced after the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game on Sunday, in Tampa. The Buccaneers defeated the Chiefs 31-9 to win the Super Bowl.
Photo: David J. Phillip/AP

 

ROMANIA — Back in session: Kindergarten children sat in a classroom as local administration officials checked the conditions, on the opening day of schools and kindergartens in Bucharest, on Monday\. Romania re-opened schools after one of the longest periods of interruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic among European Union countries with up to 2.1 million children going back into schools on Monday and 780 thousand continuing the online education.
Photo: Vadim Ghirda/AP

 

MEXICO — Back in action: Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador gave his daily morning press conference following a two-week absence after he tested positive for coronavirus, at the presidential palace, Palacio Nacional, in Mexico City on Monday.
Photo: Marco Ugarte/AP


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