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Our world in photos: September 3

September 3, 2021 Michaela Keil
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KASHMIR — Guarded: A Kashmiri woman covered her face with a scarf as she walked past paramilitary soldiers standing guard in a closed market area in Srinagar, on Friday. Indian authorities cracked down on public movement and imposed a near-total communications blackout in disputed Kashmir on Thursday after the death of Syed Ali Geelani, a top separatist leader who became the emblem of the region’s defiance against New Delhi.
Photo: Dar Yasin/AP


ITALY — Arrival by boat: Zendaya arrived for the photocall of the film ‘Dune’ at the 78th Venice Film Festival in Venice, on Friday.
Photo: Dejan Jankovic/AP


INDONESIA — Hungry monkeys: A worker fed macaques during a feeding time at Sangeh Monkey Forest in Sangeh, Bali Island, on Wednesday. Deprived of their preferred food source — the bananas, peanuts and other goodies brought in by the tourists now kept away by the coronavirus — hungry monkeys on the resort island of Bali took to raiding villagers’ homes in the search for something tasty.
Photo: Firdia Lisnawati/AP


TENNESSEE — Butterfingers: Tennessee wide receiver Cedric Tillman (4) couldn’t hold on to the ball as he was defended by Bowling Green’s Devin Taylor (3) during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Thursday, in Knoxville.
Photo: Wade Payne/AP


AFGHANISTAN — Protest: Women gathered to demand their rights under the Taliban rule during a protest in Kabul, on Friday. As the world watches intently for clues on how the Taliban will govern, their treatment of the media will be a key indicator, along with their policies toward women. When they ruled Afghanistan between 1996-2001, they enforced a harsh interpretation of Islam, barring girls and women from schools and public life, and brutally suppressing dissent.
Photo: Wali Sabawoon/AP


CALIFORNIA — Wildfire: A firefighter carried a water hose toward a spot fire from the Caldor Fire burning along Highway 89 near South Lake Tahoe, on Thursday.
Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


GERMANY — Festival of Lights: The Berlin Cathedral was illuminated on the eve of the official start of the 17th Festival of Lights in Berlin, on Thursday. Berlin’s most famous landmarks and buildings will be glowing and sparkling with various colors and types of light, projections, and fireworks during the festival, which runs from Friday, Sept. 3 until Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021.
Photo: Michael Sohn/AP


NEW YORK — Return shot: Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, returned a shot to Lauren Davis, of the United States, during the second round of the US Open tennis championships, on Thursday, in New York.
Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP


JAPAN — Wheelchair basketball: Germany’s Mareike Miller (4) fell as she battled for the ball against Netherlands’ Saskia Pronk during a women’s wheelchair basketball semifinal game at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, on Thursday, in Tokyo.
Photo: Kiichiro Sato/AP


NETHERLANDS — Practice lap: Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands steered his car during the second free practice ahead of Sunday’s Formula One Dutch Grand Prix at the Zandvoort racetrack, on Friday.
Photo: Francisco Seco/AP


JAPAN — Politics: Japanese Primm Minister Yoshihide Suga arrived to meet International Paralympic Committee President Andrew Parsons, in Tokyo, on Friday. Suga said on Friday he won’t run for leadership of the governing party at the end of this month, paving the way for a new Japanese leader after just a year in office.
Photo: Behrouz Mehri/Pool Photo via AP

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