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Our world in photos: September 9

September 9, 2021 Michaela Keil
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JAPAN — State of emergency: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga was seen through a teleprompter as he spoke during a news conference at his office in Tokyo, on Thursday. Japan announced on Thursday that it is extending a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and 18 other areas until the end of September as health care systems remain under severe strain, although new infections have slowed slightly.
Photo: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Pool Photo via AP


NORTH MACEDONIA — Fire: A police officer walked past burned hospital equipment on the site of a destroyed field hospital following a fire in Tetovo, early on Thursday. The fire overnight ripped through a field hospital set up to treat COVID-19 patients, leaving numerous people dead.
Photo: Visar Kryeziu/AP


ITALY — Formula One Grand Prix: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain and his dog Roscoe arrived at the Monza racetrack, in Monza, on Thursday. The Italian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday.
Photo: Luca Bruno/AP


NEW YORK — Hall of Fame: Hall of Fame inductees, from left, Derek Jeter, Larry Walker, and Ted Simmons held their plaques for photos after the induction ceremony at Clark Sports Center on Wednesday, at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.
Photo: Hans Pennink/AP


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NEW YORK — In play: Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, played a return to Matteo Berrettini, of Italy, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament on Wednesday, in New York.
Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP


CALIFORNIA — Recall: California Gov. Gavin Newsom watched a rally against California’s recall election before taking the stage on Wednesday, in San Leandro.
Photo: Noah Berger/AP


PANAMA — World Cup qualifier: Panama’s goalkeeper Luis Mejia tried to catch a ball during a qualifying soccer match against Mexico for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in Panama City, on Wednesday.
Photo: Eduardo Verdugo/AP


KYRGYZSTAN — Military exercise: A Kyrgyzstan’s soldier shot from a portable air-defense system during a joint military exercise at the Edelweiss training ground, about 180 kilometers (113 miles) southeast of Bishkek, on Thursday. Joint military exercises of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) countries, including Russia, Kyrgyzstan, and others, were held in the Edelweiss range in Kyrgyzstan amid the situation in Afghanistan.
Photo: Vladimir Voronin/AP

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