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Our world in photos: November 30

November 30, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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TURKEY — Stormy day: Pedestrians walk by a partially fallen tree, on a stormy day in Istanbul, on Tuesday. On Monday, a powerful storm pounded Istanbul and other parts of Turkey, killing at least four people and causing havoc in the city of 15 million people.
Photo: Francisco Seco/AP


FRANCE — Josephine Baker: Pictures of Josephine Baker and a red carpet led to the Pantheon monument, rear, in Paris, on Tuesday, where Baker is to symbolically be inducted, becoming the first Black woman to receive France’s highest honor. A coffin carrying soils from the U.S., France, and Monaco will be deposited inside the Pantheon. Her body will stay in Monaco at the request of her family.
Photo: Christophe Ena/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Christmas decor: A portrait of first lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson hung in the Vermeil Room of the White House during a press preview of the White House holiday decorations, on Monday.
Photo: Evan Vucci/AP


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INDIA — Testing: Travellers waited to test for COVID-19 at a train station in Mumbai, on Tuesday.
Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP


SPAIN — Lava: Lava flowed as a volcano continued to erupt on the Canary island of La Palma, on Tuesday. Several new volcanic vents opened in La Palma on Sunday, releasing new lava that flowed fast down a ridge and threatened to widen the impact on evacuated land, infrastructure, and homes.
Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


BOLIVIA — “March for the homeland”: Government supporters walked during a march coined “March for the homeland,” in La Paz, on Monday. Bolivian former President Evo Morales along with thousands of people arrived in La Paz after marching for a week to support the government of Luis Arce.
Photo: Juan Karita/AP


MARYLAND — Interception: Washington Football Team cornerback Kendall Fuller (29) intercepted a pass in the end zone intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Freddie Swain (18) during the second half of an NFL football game, on Monday, in Landover. Washington won 17-15.
Photo: Nick Wass/AP


SOUTH AFRICA — Lined up: Pupils wearing masks lined up to enter their classroom at the Kgololo Academy on “Spirit Day” in Johannesburg’s Alexandra township on Tuesday. Despite global worry, doctors in South Africa reported that patients with the COVID-19 omicron variant suffered mostly mild symptoms so far. But they warned that it is early and most of the new cases are in people in their 20s and 30s, who generally do not get as sick from COVID-19 as older patients.
Photo: Jerome Delay/AP


CALIFORNIA — Tree removal: On Monday workers begin to remove a tree that fell into a house killing a 60-year-old man in the Encino section of Los Angeles. Four people were inside when the tree toppled late on Sunday, said a fire department spokesperson. Three people were rescued but the fourth died.
Photo: Dean Musgrove/The Orange County Register via AP

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