Our world in photos: April 22
GERMANY — ‘A Bouquet of Love I Saw in the Universe’: On Thursday, a woman walked through the art work ‘A Bouquet of Love I Saw in the Universe’ by Yayoi Kusama during the press preview of a retrospective exhibition of the Japanese artist at the Martin Gropius Bau museum in Berlin.
Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP
BOSNIA — Abandoned: A migrant walked through the corridor of an abandoned building in Bihac on Wednesday. The Chief of Staff of the International Organization for Migration, Eugenio Ambrosi, called on governments to correct any wrongdoing affecting people fleeing war and poverty. Photo: Darko Bandic/AP
MINNESOTA — Visitation: Katie and Aubrey Wright, parents of Daunte Wright looked at their son during visitation services on Wednesday, in Minneapolis. Daunte Wright was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop. Photo: Morry Gash/AP
NEVADA — Purple blur: Vegas Golden Knights players warmed up before an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday, in Las Vegas. Photo: John Locher/AP
SWITZERLAND — Rings: Greece’s Konstantinos Konstantinidis performed on the rings during the men’s qualification competition of the 2021 European Championships in Artistic Gymnastics in the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, on Thursday. Photo: Alexandra Wey/Keystone via AP
VENEZUELA — Colorful mats: Enthusiasts practiced yoga, keeping a social distance as a precaution during the COVID-19 pandemic, on a rooftop in Caracas, on Wednesday. Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP
NORTH CAROLINA — Protest: People gathered outside the municipal building on Wednesday after at least one Pasquotank County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man, while executing a search warrant, the Elizabeth City sheriff’s office said. The deputy was wearing an active body camera at the time of the shooting, said Sheriff Tommy Wooten II, who declined to say how many shots the deputy fired or release any other details, citing a pending review by the State Bureau of Investigation. Photo: Gerry Broome/AP
ROMANIA — Burning metal: A woman gestured during a raid by the National Environmental Guard in Vidra, on Tuesday. Many people in the Roma community in SIntesti have scraped a dangerous living by illegally setting fire to whatever they can find that contains metal, from computers to tires and electrical cables. Photo: Vadim Ghirda/AP
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