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Our world in photos: July 30

July 30, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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SOUTH KOREA — Social distancing: Public benches were taped off according to social distancing rules at a park in Anyang on Friday.
Photo: Ahn Young-joon/AP


JAPAN — Judo: Tahani Alqahtani of Saudi Arabia, left, and Raz Hershko of Israel reacted after competing in their women’s +78kg elimination round judo match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Friday, in Tokyo.
Photo: Vincent Thian/AP


GERMANY — Early morning: Seagulls followed a fisher’s boat on the Baltic Sea near Niendorf, early on Friday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


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JAPAN — Trampoline: Hikaru Mori, of Japan, performed in a women’s trampoline gymnastics qualifier at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Friday, in Tokyo.
Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


HONDURAS — Evening service: Friar Leopoldo Serrano celebrated Mass, broadcast via Facebook, at a chapel in Mission San Francisco de Asis, late on Saturday, June 19, 2021. Located on the border of the departments of Santa Barbara and Copan, his sprawling mission straddled the road that is one of the region’s main drug trafficking corridors.
Photo: Rodrigo Abd/AP


KASHMIR — Reflection: On Friday, clouds were reflected in the water as a Kashmiri man fished in the Dal Lake on the outskirts of Srinagar.
Photo: Dar Yasin/AP


GREECE — Heatwave: A woman read a book at a beach in the Kavouri suburb, southwest of Athens, on Friday. Greek authorities ordered additional fire patrols and infrastructure maintenance inspections on Friday as the country grappled with a heatwave expected to last more than a week, with temperatures expected to reach 42 C (107.6 F).
Photo: Yorgos Karahalis/AP


THAILAND — Vaccine: On Friday, health workers administered doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Buddhist monks at the Wat Srisudaram in Bangkok.
Photo: Sakchai Lalit/AP


TURKEY — Wildfires: Local villagers tried to get a fire under control in Kirli village near the town of Manavgat, in Antalya province, early on Friday. The fire that continued all night could not be brought under control and people living in the village started to evacuate. Wildfires are common in Turkey’s Mediterranean and Aegean regions during the arid summer months, although some previous forest fires have been blamed on arson.
Photo: AP

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