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Our world in photos: November 9

November 9, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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CUBA — Back to school: Students wore masks as they attended their first day of school after months without face-to-face classes in Havana, on Monday. As Cuba approached the announced date of Nov. 15 for the reopening of the entire country to the world, getting children back to school was one of its priorities.
Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Break time: A member of staff of the nearby St Thomas’ Hospital rested on the National Covid Memorial Wall in London, on Tuesday. The British government was due to decide about mandatory vaccination for National Health Services staff.
Photo: Frank Augstein/AP


MEXICO — Reopening: Cars lined up at the Paso del Norte international bridge in Ciudad Juarez, below, on the border with El Paso, Texas, top, on Monday. The U.S. fully reopened its borders with Mexico and Canada on Monday and lifted restrictions on travel that covered most of Europe amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photo: Christian Chavez/AP


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CHINA — Embassy: A paramilitary police officer stood guard outside the consular service of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, on Tuesday. The U.S. Embassy in Beijing announced the resumption of regular visa services in the Chinese capital and other Chinese cities on Tuesday.
Photo: Ng Han Guan/AP


GERMANY — Test van: A medical worker walked past a COVID-19 rapid test van in Frankfurt, on Tuesday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


PAKISTAN — Bakery: A man smokes inside a makeshift bakery making flatbread at a colony slum in Islamabad, on Tuesday.
Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP


AFGHANISTAN — Blacksmithing: Blacksmith Haji Khalil Ullah forged an ax head in Kabul, on Tuesday.
Photo: Bram Janssen/AP


AUSTRIA — Anniversary: A person stood in front of the engraved name of his grandfather at the Shoah Wall of Names Memorial who was a victim of the NS regime in Vienna, on Tuesday. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier marked the 83rd anniversary of the anti-Jewish pogrom that was labeled “Kristallnacht” — the “Night of Broken Glass” — when Nazis, among them many ordinary Germans, terrorized Jews throughout Germany and Austria.
Photo: Lisa Leutner/AP


PENNSYLVANIA — Going for the catch: Chicago Bears tight end Cole Kmet (85) tried to make a catch in front of Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden (23) but cannot hold on during the first half of an NFL football game, on Monday, in Pittsburgh.
Photo: Fred Vuich/AP


KENOSHA — Trial: Mark Richards, lead attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse, left, with help from Kenosha Police Department Detective Ben Antaramian, right, got help demonstrating how Joseph Rosenbaum could have gotten shot in the hand by Kyle Rittenhouse as Dr. Douglas Kelley, a forensic pathologist with the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office, center, testified at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, on Tuesday.
Photo: Sean Krajacic/The Kenosha News via AP, Pool

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