Our world in photos: March 1
NIGERIA — Waiting: Father Aliyu Ladan Jangebe, whose four daughters were among more than 300 girls who were abducted by gunmen on Friday from the Government Girls Junior Secondary School, waited for news in Jangebe town, Zamfara state, on Sunday. This was the latest in a series of mass kidnappings of school students in the West African nation.
Photo: Ibrahim Mansur/AP
SPAIN — Crowded streets: Demonstrators marched during a protest condemning the arrest of rap singer Pablo Hasél in Barcelona on Saturday. After a few days of calm, protests again turned violent in Barcelona as supporters for Hasél went back to the streets. Photo: Felipe Dana/AP
CALIFORNIA — Checked: San Jose Sharks defenseman Mario Ferraro (38) was checked into the boards by St. Louis Blues center Ryan O’Reilly (90) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose on Saturday. Photo: Tony Avelar/AP
VENEZUELA — BMX: Venezuelan BMX freestyle racer Edy Alviarez performed a trick during a national competition event in Caracas on Saturday. Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP
MYANMAR — Barricade: Protesters shouted slogans across a barricade as police arrived during a protest against the military coup in Mandalay on Sunday. Police in Myanmar escalated their crackdown on demonstrators, deploying early and in force on Saturday as protesters sought to assemble in the country’s two biggest cities and elsewhere. Photo: AP
INDIANA — Timelapse: Michael Moran performed on the pommel horse during the Winter Cup gymnastics competition on Sunday, in Indianapolis. Photo: Darron Cummings/AP
FRANCE — Canceled carnival: In Nice, a carnival float shaped like the COVID-19 virus was burned on Saturday as an homage to the Nice carnival which was cancelled this year. Nice and the surrounding coastal area were under weekend lockdowns for at least two weeks, in addition to a national 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew, imposed to curb soaring COVID-19 infections. Photo: Daniel Cole/AP
MASSACHUSETTS — Slam dunk: Boston Celtics’ Jayson Tatum (0) dunked against Washington Wizards’ Robin Lopez (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Sunday in Boston. Photo: Michael Dwyer/AP
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