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Our world in photos: May 10

May 10, 2021 By Michaela Keil
FRANCE — Commemoration: Police officers and civilians gathered at a police station in Avignon on Sunday to commemorate the death of a police officer who was killed Wednesday at a known drug-dealing site in the southern France city of Avignon.
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP


RUSSIA — Victory Day: Jet ski riders wore Navy uniforms and held Soviet Navy flags as they floated down the Fontanka River on Victory Day in St. Petersburg, on Sunday, marking the 76th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.
Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP


AUSTRALIA — Vaccine: Technicians prepared Pfizer vaccines at the newly opened COVID-19 Vaccination Centre in Sydney on Monday.
Photo: James Gourley/Pool Photo via AP


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ETHIOPIA — Checkers: Elena, 7, left, played a game of checkers using soda bottle tops with friend Hailemariam, 12, right, at a reception and day center for displaced Tigrayans in Mekele, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia on Sunday. The Tigray conflict displaced more than 1 million people, the International Organization for Migration reported in April, and the numbers continue to rise.
Photo: Ben Curtis/AP


SPAIN — Trophy: Germany’s Alexander Zverev held the trophy after winning the men’s final match against Italy’s Matteo Berrettini at the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid on Sunday.
Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP


SENEGAL — Baptized by fish: Ndeye Yacine Dieng dropped embers over peanut shells covering fish as she walked amidst the smoke on Bargny beach, some 35 kilometers (22 miles) east of Dakar, on Wednesday. Like generations of women, she helps support her family in the small community of Bargny by drying, smoking, salting, and fermenting the catch brought home by male villagers. They were baptized by fish, these women say.
Photo: Leo Correa/AP


ISRAEL — Clash: Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli security forces at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City on Monday, the latest in a series of confrontations pushing the contested city to the brink of eruption. Palestinian medics said at least 180 Palestinians were hurt in the violence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, including 80 who were hospitalized.
Photo: Mahmoud Illean/AP

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