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Our world in photos: September 21

September 21, 2021 Michaela Keil
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WISCONSIN — Selfie: Detroit Lions’ Jamaal Williams took a selfie with fans before an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers on Monday, in Green Bay.
Photo: Matt Ludtke/AP


GERMANY — Full moon: The full moon set behind the hills of the Taunus region near Wehrheim, early on Tuesday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


AFGHANISTAN — Potter: An Afghan potter sat among tandoor ovens in Kabul on Monday.
Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP


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VIRGINIA — Console: People consoled one another outside Heritage High School, near the tennis courts, following a shooting at the school, on Monday, in Newport News. Students were evacuated to the tennis courts and parents were allowed to reunite with them there.
Photo: Jonathon Gruenke/The Virginian-Pilot via AP


LIBYA — Rescue: Rescuers from the MV Geo Barents vessel of MSF (Doctors Without Borders) assisted a woman and infant, in the Mediterranean Sea, off Libya, on Monday.
Photo: Ahmed Hatem/AP


SPAIN — Lava flow: Lava from a volcano engulfed a building near El Paso on the island of La Palma in the Canaries, on Monday. Giant rivers of lava were tumbling slowly but relentlessly toward the sea after a volcano, seen in the background, erupted. The lava destroyed everything in its path but prompt evacuations helped avoid casualties after Sunday’s eruption.
Photo: Kike Rincon/Europa Press via AP


RUSSIA — Flowers: A woman laid flowers on a table as a police officer stood guard outside the Perm State University following a campus shooting in Perm, about 1,100 kilometers (700 miles) east of Moscow, on Tuesday. A student opened fire at the university, leaving several people dead and injured, before being shot in a crossfire with police and detained.
Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP


MEXICO — Border camps: Migrants, many from Haiti, waded across the Rio Grande river from Del Rio, Texas, to return to Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, on Monday, to avoid deportation from the U.S. The U.S. is flying Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and blocking others from crossing the border from Mexico.
Photo: Felix Marquez/AP


VENEZUELA — Silhouette: Children talked to each other sitting on a window at their home in the Catia neighborhood of Caracas, on Monday.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP


MICHIGAN — Celebration: Detroit Tigers’ Willi Castro, left, and Harold Castro, right, celebrated after the final out in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Detroit, on Monday. Detroit won 4-3.
Photo: Paul Sancya/AP

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