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Our world in photos: April 21

April 21, 2021 By Michaela Keil
PALESTINE — Ramadan: A young boy played with fireworks as he celebrated during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan along an alley in Gaza City, on Tuesday.
Photo: Adel Hana/AP


OREGON — Blocked: Portland Trail Blazers forward Nassir Little, right, blocked the shot of Los Angeles Clippers guard Rajon Rondo, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, on Tuesday.
Photo: Steve Dykes/AP


BRITAIN — Protest: Chelsea former star goalkeeper Petr Cech, at right, behind a line of policemen, tried to calm down fans protesting outside Stamford Bridge stadium in London, against Chelsea’s decision to be included amongst the clubs attempting to form a new European Super League, on Tuesday. Reaction to the proposals from 12 clubs to rip up European soccer by forming a breakaway Super League has ranged from anger and condemnation to humor and sarcasm.
Photo: Matt Dunham/AP


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SPAIN — Window visit: Javier Anto, 90, reacted in front of his wife Carmen Panzano, 92, through the window separating the nursing home from the street in Barcelona, on Wednesday. Since the pandemic struck, a glass pane has separated — and united — Javier and Carmen for the first prolonged period of their six-decade marriage.
Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


RUSSIA — State of the nation: Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, gave his annual state of the nation address in Manezh, Moscow on Wednesday. Putin’s state of the nation speech comes amid a new surge in tensions with the West over a Russian troop buildup near the border with Ukraine and a hunger strike by jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny protesting a lack of adequate medical treatment in prison.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP

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