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Our world in photos: July 27

July 27, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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JAPAN — Sailing: Norway’s Helene Naess and Marie Ronningen competed during the 49erFX women’s race at the Enoshima harbor during the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Tuesday, in Fujisawa.
Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP


THAILAND — Testing: Volunteers from the “Saimai Will Survive” group in protective gear prepared to test a homeless woman with COVID-19 symptoms on Saturday, in Bangkok. As Thailand’s medical system struggled beneath a surge of coronavirus cases, ordinary people helped to plug the gaps, risking their own health to bring care and supplies to patients who’ve fallen through the cracks.
Photo: Tassanee Vejpongsa/AP


INDONESIA — Rising cases: A worker made a coffin to be used for victims of the coronavirus in Jakarta, on Tuesday. Indonesia has been showing sharp increases since late June.
Photo: Achmad Ibrahim/AP


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CHILE — Break: Students took a break at school where in-person classes restarted for a second time this academic year amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Santiago, on Monday. The capital ended weekend quarantines and allowed more people inside restaurants, gyms, and returning public school students to in-person classes with gradual and voluntary attendance.
Photo: Esteban Felix/AP


JAPAN — Weightlifting: Sabine Beate Kusterer of Germany celebrated after a lift as she competed in the women’s 59k weightlifting event, at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Tuesday, in Tokyo.
Photo: Luca Bruno/AP


EGYPT — Under construction: A bridge was under construction, part of mega projects that include building new cities, roads, bridges, and tunnels to relieve congestion in Cairo, one of the world’s most crowded cities, in Giza, on Monday.
Photo: Nariman El-Mofty/AP


CHINA — Flooding: A man pushed a scooter through floodwaters in Xinxiang in central China’s Henan Province on Monday. Forecasters Monday said more heavy rain was expected in central China’s flood-ravaged Henan province, where the death toll continued to rise after flash floods last week killed dozens of people.
Photo: Dake Kang/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Testimony: Washington Metropolitan Police Department officer Michael Fanone testified during the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill, on Tuesday.
Photo: Andrew Harnik/Pool via AP

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