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Our world in photos: December 6

December 6, 2021 Michaela Keil
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TURKEY — NASA Exhibition: A man dressed as an astronaut took an escalator in a metro station as part of a campaign to promote a NASA Space Exhibition, in Istanbul, on Saturday.
Photo: Emrah Gurel/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Nobel Prize: Abdulrazak Gurnah, a Tanzanian-born novelist and emeritus professor who lives in the U.K., posed for photographs with his 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature, after he was presented with it by the Ambassador of Sweden Mikaela Kumlin Granit in a ceremony at the Swedish Ambassador’s Residence in London, on Monday.
Photo: Matt Dunham/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Celebration: Chelsea players celebrated with their trophy after the women’s FA Cup soccer final match between Arsenal and Chelsea, at Wembley Stadium in London, on Sunday.
Photo: John Walton/PA via AP


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AFGHANISTAN — Women’s rights: An Afghan woman wearing a burka exited a small shop in Kabul on Sunday. Women’s rights activists in the Afghan capital insisted on Sunday that they would continue fighting for their right to education, employment, and participation in Afghan political and social life, and said a recent Taliban decree banning forced marriage was not enough to address the issue of women’s rights.
Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP


SPAIN — Isolated: Houses remained isolated as lava from a volcano flowed on the Canary island of La Palma, on Monday.
Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


BAHAMAS — Hero World Challenge: Viktor Hovland, of Norway, right, celebrated with his caddie after winning the Hero World Challenge PGA Tour at the Albany Golf Club in New Providence on Sunday.
Photo: Fernando Llano/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Kennedy Center Honors: President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden waved as they arrived at the 44th Kennedy Center Honors at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday. Vice President Kamala Harris, and second gentleman Doug Emhoff, applauded at right. The 2021 Kennedy Center honorees included Motown Records creator Berry Gordy, “Saturday Night Live” mastermind Lorne Michaels, actress-singer Bette Midler, opera singer Justino Diaz, and folk music legend Joni Mitchell. 
Photo: Carolyn Kaster/AP


JAPAN — Military exercise: A Japanese Ground-Self Defense Force (JGDDF) Type 90 tank fired its gun at a target during a live-fire annual exercise at the Minami Eniwa Camp on Monday, in Eniwa, on the northern Japan island of Hokkaido. Hokkaido is a main military stronghold for a country with perhaps the world’s most little-known, yet powerful, army.
Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


FRANCE — Election rally: French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour raised his fists after his first rally, on Sunday, in Villepinte, north of Paris. Zemmour, a far-right former French TV pundit, held his first campaign rally a few days after he formally declared his candidacy for April’s presidential election in a video relaying his anti-migrant, anti-Islam views.
Photo: Rafael Yaghobzadeh/AP

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