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Our world in photos: February 10

February 10, 2021 Michaela Keil
ITALY — Open for viewing: On Tuesday, a woman admired Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “Last Supper,” housed inside the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, in Milan. Access to the Renaissance masterpiece resumed Tuesday to the public after closure due to COVID-19 lockdown measures.
Photo: Antonio Calanni/AP


HONDURAS — Waiting: Katerine waited for breakfast cooked by her family under a bridge on the outskirts of San Pedro Sula on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. The 9-year-old has lived under this bridge with her family since they lost their home to last year’s hurricanes Eta and Iota in November.
Photo: Moises Castillo/AP


TEXAS — Testing: Ty Smith, with the city of San Angelo Water Distribution Department, conducted a water quality test in San Angelo on Tuesday after a citywide “no use” order was issued for the community’s water supply.
Photo: Colin Murphey/San Angelo Standard-Times via AP


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CHINA — Window shopping: A child looked at toys featuring Lunar New Year lion dancers on display at a subway station in Beijing on Wednesday. China appeared to be on pace for a slower than normal Lunar New Year travel rush this year after authorities discouraged people from traveling over the holiday to help maintain the nation’s control over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Photo: Andy Wong/AP


INDIA — Washed out: An aerial view of Tapovan barrage on Tuesday, two days after a portion of the Nanda Devi glacier snapped off, releasing water trapped behind it in Tapovan. Scientists are investigating what caused the glacier to break — possibly an avalanche or a release of accumulated water. Experts say climate change may be to blame since warming temperatures are shrinking glaciers and making them unstable worldwide.
Photo: AP


HAITI — Imprisonment: Heavily armed police were part of the group delivering Judge Yvickel Dabrezil along with other prisoners into custody at the penitentiary in Croix-des-Bouquets on Tuesday. Haitian President Jovenel Moïse announced Sunday that police arrested more than 20 people whom he accused of trying to kill him and overthrow his government, including Supreme Court Judge Dabrezil who has the support of opposition leaders demanding that Moïse step down.
Photo: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP


MYANMAR — Peaceful protest: A protest supporter offered flowers and kneeled on a road before a police officer in Mandalay on Saturday. Protests in Myanmar against the military coup that removed Aung San Suu Kyi’s government from power grew in recent days despite official efforts to make organizing them difficult or even illegal.
Photo: AP


BRAZIL — Carnival prep: Parade float elements laid in a jumble in the Unidos de Bangu samba school workshop in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday. Activity halted due to the cancellation of Carnival amid the new coronavirus pandemic. The celebration is on hold until next year as Rio struggles with a rise in COVID-19 cases.
Photo: Silvia Izquierdo/AP

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