Our world in photos: July 21
INDIA — Empty: Birds flew over a deserted Jama Masjid on Eid al-Adha following restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic in New Delhi, on Wednesday. Muslims worldwide marked the Eid al-Adha holiday over the past few days amid a global pandemic that impacted nearly every aspect of this year's celebrations.
Photo: Manish Swarup/AP
WISCONSIN — Champion: Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo reacted while holding the NBA Championship trophy, left, and Most Valuable Player trophy after defeating the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of basketball’s NBA Finals in Milwaukee, on Tuesday. The Bucks won 105-98. Photo: Paul Sancya/AP
AUSTRALIA — New host: People celebrated in Brisbane on Wednesday, following an announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that Brisbane was picked to host the 2032 Olympics. The Australian city was the inevitable winner of a one-candidate race steered by the IOC to avoid rival bids. Photo: Jason O’Brien/AAP Image via AP
HAITI — Memorial: Musicians performed during a memorial service for late Haitian President Jovenel Moise at the National Pantheon Museum in Port-au-Prince, on Tuesday. Moise was assassinated on July 7 at his home. Photo: Joseph Odelyn/AP
COLOMBIA — Protest: A woman took part in an anti-government protest in Bogota on Tuesday, as the county marked its Independence Day. Photo: Ivan Valencia/AP
CALIFORNIA — Dive for the catch: Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Zach McKinstry made a catch on a ball hit by San Francisco Giants’ Donovan Solano during the second inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, in Los Angeles. Photo: Mark J. Terrill/AP
JAPAN — Score: Netherlands’ Vivianne Miedema scored a goal past Zambia’s goalkeeper Hazel Nali during a women’s soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Wednesday, in Rifu. Photo: Andre Penner/AP
CHILE — Photo moment: A family prepared to have their picture taken by a street photographer at the Plaza de Armas in downtown Santiago, on Tuesday. Santiago moved into Phase 3, ending with the weekend quarantines and allowing more people inside restaurants and gyms as the city relaxed its lockdown rules. Photo: Esteban Felix/AP
FRANCE — Testing: Visitors registered for COVID-19 tests at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, on Wednesday. Visitors needed a special COVID-19 pass to ride up the Eiffel Tower or visit French museums or movie theaters, the first step in a new campaign against what the government called a “stratospheric” rise in delta variant infections. Photo: Daniel Cole/AP
THAILAND — Waiting: Passengers sat spaced apart at Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok on Wednesday. The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand ordered a halt to all domestic flights operating from the most severely affected provinces effective on Wednesday. Photo: Sakchai Lalit/AP
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