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Our world in photos: December 8

December 8, 2021 Michaela Keil
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NEPAL — Honey hunters: Devi Bahadur Nepali, an experienced honey hunter, climbed on a bamboo rope to harvest cliff honey in Dolakha, 115 miles east of Kathmandu, on Nov. 19. High up in Nepal’s mountains, groups of men risked their lives to harvest much-sought-after wild honey from hives on cliffs.
Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

 

AUSTRALIA — Out bowled: England’s Rory Burns was out bowled the first ball during day one of the first Ashes cricket test at the Gabba in Brisbane, on Wednesday.
Photo: Tertius Pickard/AP

 

MOROCCO — Mourchida: Aziza Moufid, 40, a female Muslim religious guide, or mourchida, posed for a portrait in Lalla Soukaina mosque in Hay Riad neighborhood of Rabat, on Nov. 9, 2021. During the pandemic, Moufid used WhatsApp to explain the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad to children, to help women learn to memorize and recite the Quran, and to counsel teenage girls.
Photo: Mosa’ab Elshamy/AP

 

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CHILE — Celebration of same-sex marriage: Members of the Movement for Homosexual Integration and Liberation celebrated after lawmakers approved legislation legalizing marriage and adoption by same-sex couples, in Santiago, on Tuesday.
Photo: Esteban Felix/AP

 

GERMANY — New government: New elected German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, right, gave flowers to former Chancellor Angela Merkel during a handover ceremony in the chancellery in Berlin, on Wednesday.
Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP

 

BRAZIL — Slackline attempt: French slackliner Nathan Paulin crossed between Babilonia Morro and Urca, setting a local record in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday.
Photo: Bruna Prado/AP

 

CANADA — Tangle: Ottawa Senators left wing Tim Stutzle (18) and New York Islanders left wing Anthony Beauvillier (18) fell after a hit during the second period of an NHL hockey game on Tuesday in Ottawa, Ontario.
Photo: Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP

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