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Our world in photos: June 21

June 21, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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INDIA — International Yoga Day: Commuters in a suburban train took part in a yoga session held to mark International Yoga Day in Mumbai, on Monday.
Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP

 

OREGON — Record setting: Rudy Winkler set an American record during the finals of the men’s hammer throw event in the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials on Sunday, in Eugene.
Photo: Ashley Landis/AP

 

IRAN — President-elect: Iran’s new President-elect Ebrahim Raisi spoke during a press conference in Tehran on Monday.
Photo: Vahid Salemi/AP

 

ETHIOPIA — Election: Ethiopians cast their votes in the general election at a polling center in the capital Addis Ababa on Monday. Ethiopia voted on Monday in the greatest electoral test yet for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, as insecurity and logistical issues meant ballots wouldn’t be cast in more than 100 constituencies of the 547 across the country.
Photo: Ben Curtis/AP

 

BRAZIL — Roses: Roses were placed on Copacabana beach to honor the 500,000 COVID-19 deaths and to protest against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, in Rio de Janeiro, on Sunday. Brazil’s COVID-19 death toll surpassed the milestone of 500,000 deaths on Saturday night.
Photo: Silvia Izquierdo/AP

 

PENNSYLVANIA — Dunk: Atlanta Hawks’ Danilo Gallinari dunked the ball during the second half of Game 7 in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers, on Sunday, in Philadelphia.
Photo: Matt Slocum/AP

 

CALIFORNIA — Champion: Jon Rahm, of Spain, held the champions trophy for photographers after the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, on Sunday, at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego.
Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP

 

AFGHANISTAN — Oxygen: Men carried a cylinder to be refilled from a privately-owned oxygen factory in Kabul on Saturday. Health officials say Afghanistan is fast running out of oxygen as a deadly third surge of COVID-19 worsens.
Photo: Rahmat Gul/AP


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