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Our world in photos: May 26

May 26, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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SRI LANKA — Ship fire: Impoverished Sri Lankans salvaged pieces of a wreck that washed ashore from burning Singaporean ship MV X-Press Pearl, which was anchored off Colombo port at Kapugoda, on Wednesday. A fire on the container ship raged for a sixth day Wednesday, and India sent vessels to help douse the blaze, officials said.
Photo: Eranga Jayawardena/AP

 

AUSTRALIA — Moonrise: A yacht sailed past as the moon rose in Sydney on Wednesday. The moon was a total lunar eclipse, also known as a Super Blood Moon, making the moon appear slightly reddish-orange in color.
Photo: Mark Baker/AP

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Open door: A Marine held the door as Gianna Floyd, the daughter of George Floyd, walked into the White House on Tuesday.
Photo: Evan Vucci/AP

 

NETHERLANDS — Reconstructed wreckage: Presiding judge Hendrik Steenhuis, right, and other trial judges and lawyers viewed the reconstructed wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, at the Gilze-Rijen military airbase on Wednesday.
Photo: Peter Dejong/Pool via AP


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