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Our world in photos: July 23

July 23, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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INDIA — Rain: Fishermen took shelter from the rain under a plastic sheet as monsoon clouds hovered over the river Brahmaputra in Gauhati, on Friday. The Brahmaputra is one of Asia’s largest rivers, which passes through China’s Tibet region, India and Bangladesh before converging into the Bay of Bengal.
Photo: Anupam Nath/AP


MASSACHUSETTS — Winners: Boston Red Sox’s Hunter Renfroe (10) was congratulated after he drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning of the team’s baseball game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park, on Thursday, in Boston. The Red Sox won 5-4.
Photo: Elise Amendola/AP


NEW YORK — Refurbished: Jonte “Jonoel” Lancaster played the trombone during a celebration for the refurbished George Floyd statue after it was vandalized following its Juneteenth installation, on Thursday, in Flatbush.
Photo: Bebeto Matthews/AP


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SPAIN — Sunrise stretch: People practiced yoga at a breakwater near the beach in Barcelona, early on Friday.
Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


OREGON — Burned: A sign damaged by the Bootleg Fire stood among the haze on Thursday, near Paisley.
Photo: Nathan Howard/AP


JAPAN — In place: Volunteers held the front of sculls before a race in the women’s single sculls at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Friday, in Tokyo.
Photo: Darron Cummings/AP


LEBANON — Explosion: A Lebanese man whose relative died in last year’s massive blast at Beirut’s seaport, covered his car with portraits of those who died in the explosion, during a protest in front of the Justice Palace in Beirut, on Friday.
Photo: Bilal Hussein/AP


JAPAN — Practice: Simone Biles, of the United States, trained on the beam during an artistic gymnastics practice session at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Thursday, in Tokyo.
Photo: Gregory Bull/AP


PARAGUAY — Eviction: A handmade painting depicted a burning school and church before the start of a march by an Ava Guarani Indigenous community protesting eviction from their homes, a little over a month prior in Asuncion, on Thursday. Ava Guarani Indigenous religious leader Ismael Ramos said that about 80 families were evicted on June 15 by police and armed civilians from their homes located on what they call ancestral land in Ka’a Poty, in the Alto Parana department where they had been living for three years.
Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP

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