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Our world in photos: August 2

August 2, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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JAPAN — Fencing: Mohamed Hamza of Egypt, left, and Enzo Lefort of France, right, competed in the men’s Foil team quarterfinal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Sunday, in Chiba.
Photo: Andrew Medichini/AP


JAPAN — Shot put: Raven Saunders, of the United States, competed in the final of the women’s shot put at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Sunday, in Tokyo.
Photo: David J. Phillip/AP


AFGHANISTAN — Speech: Afghan Parliament members listened to a speech by President Ashraf Ghani during an extraordinary meeting of the Parliament in Kabul on Monday.
Photo: Rahmat Gul/AP


HUNGARY — F1 GP race: Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland, left, and Red Bull driver Sergio Perez of Mexico crashed during the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod, on Sunday.
Photo: Darko Bandic/AP


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TURKEY — Wildfire: A man ran, in the fire-devastating Sirtkoy village, near Manavgat, Antalya, on Sunday. More than 100 wildfires were brought under control in Turkey, according to officials. The forestry minister tweeted that five fires are continuing in the tourist destinations of Antalya and Mugla.
Photo: AP


JAPAN — Steeplechase: Runners competed in the heats of the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Sunday, in Tokyo.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


JAPAN — Baseball: Israel’s Josh Zeid pitched against Mexico’s Adrian Gonzalez during a baseball game at Yokohama Baseball Stadium during the 2020 Summer Olympics, on Sunday, in Yokohama.
Photo: Matt Slocum/AP


KASHMIR — End of the day: A Kashmiri boatman returned to the shore of the Dal lake after a day’s work, in Srinagar, on Sunday.
Photo: Mukhtar Khan/AP

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