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Our world in photos: January 3

January 3, 2022 Michaela Keil
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VENEZUELA — Playtime: Children played with a soccer ball in the Catia neighborhood of Caracas, on Sunday.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP


CHINA — Olympics: Residents crossed a frozen lake in front of the Beijing Olympic Tower in Beijing, on Monday.
Photo: Ng Han Guan/AP


ITALY — Cross country: Russia’s Natalia Nepryaeva, second right, was on her way to win the Women’s Mass Start 10 km Classic cross country event at the Tour de Ski in Val di Fiemme, Trento, on Monday.
Photo: Giovanni Auletta/AP


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GERMANY — Sheep syringe: Sheep and goats stood together in Schneverdingen as they formed an approximately 100-meter large syringe to promote vaccinations against COVID-19, on Monday.
Photo: Philipp Schulze/dpa via AP


SPAIN — Jump: Getafe players jumped during a free kick during the La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Getafe at Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe, on Sunday.
Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP


KASHMIR — Comforting: A Kashmiri teen held on to the hand of her relative as she prepared to receive a COVID-19 vaccine inside a school in Srinagar, on Monday.
Photo: Mukhtar Khan/AP


SOUTH AFRICA — Fire: Smoke rose from the Parliament in Cape Town, on Monday, after the fire re-ignited late afternoon. Firefighters were again on the scene after a major blaze tore through the precinct a day earlier.
Photo: Nardus Engelbrecht/AP


INDIA — Vaccination: Children waited to receive their COVID-19 vaccination at a government school in New Delhi, on Monday. Indian health authorities on Monday began vaccinating teens in the age group of 15 to 18, as more states started to enforce tighter restrictions to arrest a new surge stoked by the infectious omicron variant.
Photo: Manish Swarup/AP


ISRAEL — Bird flu: Workers put a dead crane in a bag at the Hula Lake conservation area, north of the Sea of Galilee, in northern Israel, on Sunday. Bird flu killed thousands of migratory cranes and threatened other animals in northern Israel amid what authorities said is the deadliest wildlife disaster in the nation’s history.
Photo: Ariel Schalit/AP

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