Our world in photos: April 16
JAPAN — Ice dance: Canada's Carolane Soucisse and Shane Firus performed during the ice dance — free skating program of the ISU World Team Trophy figure skating competition in Osaka on Friday.
Photo: Hiro Komae/AP
MINNESOTA — Inspection: Nevaeh Gibson inspected a two-layer fenced perimeter around the Brooklyn Center Police Department during a protest in response to the shooting death of Daunte Wright, on Thursday, in Brooklyn Center. Photo: John Minchillo/AP
URUGUAY — Hung to dry: Equipment used when cleaning out ambulances was hung to dry at a cleaning facility in Montevideo on Thursday, amid the new coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Matilde Campodonico/AP
MONACO — Backhand: Daniel Evans of Britain returned with a backhand to David Goffin of Belgium during their quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament on Friday. Photo: Jean-Francois Badias/AP
GUATEMALA — Volcano: A man poked a lava flow with a stick, as it gushed from the slopes of Pacaya Volcano, near El Patrocinio village in San Vicente Pacaya on Thursday. Photo: Moises Castillo/AP
GREECE — Migrant camp: Refugees walked at Eleonas refugee camp in Athens on Friday. World Health Organization Director for Europe Hans Kluge, visited the camp Friday, accompanied by the Greek Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias. Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP
BRAZIL — Captain America: Military police officer Everaldo Pinto, dressed as superhero Captain America, greeted children amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro state, on Thursday. Pinto advised children on the need to protect themselves against COVID-19, distributing kits equipped with cleaning products and protective face masks to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Photo: Silvia Izquierdo/AP
WISCONSIN — Slide into home: Milwaukee Brewers’ Billy McKinney slid safely past Chicago Cubs catcher Austin Romine during the sixth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday in Milwaukee. McKinney scored from second on a hit by Corbin Burnes. Photo: Morry Gash)
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