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Our world in photos: October 13

October 13, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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UNITED KINGDOM — Sunrise: A red deer stag bellowed at sunrise during the autumn rutting (breeding) season, in Bushy Park, southwest London, on Wednesday.
Photo: Matt Dunham/AP

 

HONG KONG — “Pillar of Shame”: The “Pillar of Shame” statue, memorializing the victims of China’s 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, was displayed at the University of Hong Kong, on Wednesday. Danish artist Jens Galschioet sought to get his sculpture back in Hong Kong as a deadline loomed for its removal on Wednesday.
Photo: Kin Cheung/AP

 

SOUTH AFRICA — Vaccinated: A soccer fan held up a sign stating his vaccination status during the World Cup 2022 Group G qualifying soccer match between South Africa and Ethiopia at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg, on Tuesday.
Photo: Themba Hadebe/AP

 

TEXAS — Launch: Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket launched, carrying passengers William Shatner, Chris Boshuizen, Audrey Powers, and Glen de Vries from its spaceport near Van Horn, on Wednesday.
Photo: LM Otero/AP

 

VENEZUELA — Indigenous Resistance Day: Followers of Indigenous goddess Maria Lionza smoked tobacco during a ceremony on Indigenous Resistance Day, in Caracas, on Tuesday.
Photo: Ariana Cubillos/AP

 

ZIMBABWE — Skeptics: Members of an Apostolic Christian Church group gathered for a prayer meeting on the outskirts of the capital Harare, on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. The Apostolic church is one of Zimbabwe’s most skeptical groups when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines. To combat that, authorities formed teams of campaigners who are also churchgoers to dispel misconceptions about the vaccines in their own churches.
Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP


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