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Our world in photos: September 14

September 14, 2021 Michaela Keil
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CALIFORNIA — Rally: A large screen showed President Joe Biden as he spoke at a rally with California Gov. Gavin Newsom ahead of the California gubernatorial recall election, on Monday, in Long Beach.
Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


NEVADA — Catch: Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) made a catch over Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey (44) during the second half of an NFL football game, on Monday, in Las Vegas.
Photo: David Becker/AP


ALBANIA — News conference: German Chancellor Angela Merkel smiled during a news conference with the Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama in Tirana, on Tuesday. Merkel was on a farewell tour of the Western Balkans, as she announced in 2018 that she wouldn’t seek a fifth term as Germany’s Chancellor.
Photo: Franc Zhurda/AP


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KASHMIR — Testing: A Kashmiri health worker registered the name of a woman before taking her swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Srinagar, on Tuesday.
Photo: Dar Yasin/AP


BRAZIL — Cinema on the hill: Children watch a movie of the “Cinema no Morro,” or Cinema on the hill, project at a cultural center at the Vila Cruzeiro favela of Rio de Janeiro, on Monday. The Cinema on the hill is a project provided by the Voz da Comunidade NGO, to screen movies for children from the favelas.
Photo: Silvia Izquierdo/AP


SLOVAKIA — Pope Francis: On Tuesday, residents watched Pope Francis meet with members of the Roma community at Lunik IX, in Kosice, the biggest of about 600 shabby, segregated settlements where the poorest 20 percent of Slovakia’s 400,000 Roma live. Pope Francis traveled to meet with the country’s Roma in a gesture of inclusion for the most socially excluded minority group in Slovakia, who have long suffered discrimination, marginalization, and poverty.
Photo: Gregorio Borgia/AP


FRANCE — Wrapped up: Workers wrapped the Arc de Triomphe monument on Tuesday, in Paris. The “L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped” project by late artist Christo and Jeanne-Claude will be on view from Sept. 18 to Oct. 3. The famed Paris monument will be wrapped in 25,000 square meters of fabric in silvery blue, and with 3,000 meters of red rope.
Photo: Thibault Camus/AP


ISRAEL — Yom Kippur: An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man threw a chicken over his kids as part of the Kaparot ritual in Beit Shemesh, on Monday. Observant Jews believe the ritual transfers one’s sins from the past year into the chicken and is performed before the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish year which begins at sundown on Wednesday.
Photo: Oded Balilty/AP


TEXAS — Tropical Storm Nicholas: People shielded their faces from wind and sand ahead of Tropical Storm Nicholas, on Monday, on the North Packery Channel Jetty in Corpus Christi. Lifeguards paroled the beach to warn people of the upcoming conditions.
Photo: Annie Rice/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP


NEW YORK — Met Gala: Megan Fox attended The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” exhibition on Monday, in New York.
Photo: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP


AFGHANISTAN — Weightlifting: A Taliban fighter lifted a makeshift weight left behind by former prisoners at an empty area of the Pul-e-Charkhi prison in Kabul, on Monday. Pul-e-Charkhi was previously the main government prison for holding captured Taliban. Now after their takeover of the country, the Taliban control it.
Photo: Felipe Dana/AP


CANADA — Protest: People arrived for a protest against COVID-19 vaccinations and health measures, outside the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus in Ottawa, on Monday.
Photo: Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP/AP


GERMANY — Night lights: The Frankfurt cathedral stood next to the buildings of the banking district in Frankfurt, early on Tuesday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP

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