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Our world in photos: September 27

September 27, 2021 Michaela Keil
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MONTANA — Derailed: Workers stood on a train car on its side as front-loaders propped up another train car, on Sunday, from an Amtrak train that derailed on Saturday, just west of Joplin. The westbound Empire Builder was en route to Seattle from Chicago with two locomotives and 10 cars.
Photo: Ted S. Warren/AP


NEW JERSEY — Retired: Former New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning spoke to the crowd while he attended a ceremony to retire his jersey number 10 and celebrate his tenure with the team during half-time of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, on Sunday, in East Rutherford.
Photo: Bill Kostroun/AP


IRAN — ICU: Covid-19 patient Marzieh Velaei breathed with an oxygen mask at the COVID-19 ICU ward of Amir Al-Momenin hospital in the city of Qom, some 80 miles (125 kilometers) south of the capital Tehran, on Wednesday.
Photo: Vahid Salemi/AP


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INDIA — Farmers protest: A farmer blocking traffic, center, refused with folded hands as a woman on a motorcycle, left, requested the right of way Singhu, outskirts of New Delhi, on Monday. On Monday, thousands of Indian farmers blocked traffic on major roads and railway tracks outside of the nation’s capital, calling on the government to rescind agricultural laws that they say will shatter their livelihoods. The farmers called for a nationwide strike to mark one year since the legislation was passed, marking a return to protests that began over a year ago.
Photo: Manish Swarup/AP


BOLIVIA — Vicuña: Aymara Indigenous men cornered wild vicuña into a temporary corral inside the Apolobamba protected nature reserve, their natural habitat near the Andean village of Puyo Puyo, on Sunday. Once over-hunted and on the brink of extinction, vicuñas nowadays are protected in Bolivia, where Aymara shear and release the animals, to use the hair to make clothing.
Photo: Juan Karita/AP


NEVADA — Victory lane: NASCAR Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin (11) celebrated in victory lane after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, on Sunday, in Las Vegas.
Photo: Steve Marcus/AP


GERMANY — Election winners: Front from left, Franziska Giffey, candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) for Mayor of the German city of Berlin, Olaf Scholz, candidate for chancellor of the SPD, and Manuela Schwesig, member of the SPD and governor of the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, posed with flowers at the party’s headquarter in Berlin, on Monday. The center-left Social Democrats have won the biggest share of the vote in Germany’s national election.
Photo: Michael Sohn/AP

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