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Our world in photos: October 7

October 7, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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COLOMBIA — Sheltered: A Venezuelan migrant family slept at a shelter in La Parada, near the border with Venezuela, in Cucuta, Wednesday.
Photo: Ivan Valencia/AP

 

PHILIPPINES — Election: Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo waved as she declared her bid to run for president during a speech in Quezon city, on Thursday. Robredo, who led the opposition, announced on Thursday that she would run for president in next year’s elections in a long-anticipated decision that would bring the liberal lawyer to a potentially bruising faceoff with the son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos who has declared he would seek the top post.
Photo: Aaron Favila/AP

 

CALIFORNIA — Home run: Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chris Taylor (3) celebrated as he ran the bases after hitting a home run during the ninth inning to win a National League Wild Card playoff baseball game 3-1 over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, in Los Angeles.
Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

 

KASHMIR — Attack: Indian police arrived at a government school where two teachers were shot dead by assailants in the outskirts of Srinagar, on Thursday. Authorities blamed militants fighting against Indian rule for the attack. Thursday’s incident marked the seventh targeted killings in six days.
Photo: Dar Yasin/AP

 

ILLINOIS — Celebration: Chicago Sky players celebrated after defeating the Connecticut Sun 79-69 in Game 4 of a WNBA basketball playoff semifinal, on Wednesday, in Chicago.
Photo: Paul Beaty/AP

 

CHINA — Costume work: A man helps his partner in the traditional costume as they visit the Temple of Heaven during the last day of the week-long China’s National Day in Beijing, on Thursday.
Photo: Andy Wong/AP

 

PAKISTAN — Earthquake: Members of a family and volunteers took belongings following an earthquake in Harnai, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of Quetta, on Thursday. The powerful earthquake collapsed at least one coal mine and dozens of mud houses in southwest Pakistan early Thursday.
Photo: Arshad Butt/AP

 

FLORIDA — Suspect: Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz cried in court during day two of jury selection in his trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, on Wednesday, on four criminal counts stemming from his alleged attack on a Broward jail guard in November 2018. Cruz is accused of punching Sgt. Ray Beltran, wrestling him to the ground and taking his stun gun.
Photo: Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via Pool/AP


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