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Our world in photos: January 12

January 12, 2022 Michaela Keil
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RUSSIA — Sunset: One of the city’s landmarks, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, was silhouetted as the sun set in St. Petersburg, on Tuesday.
Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP


GEORGIA — Walking off: Alabama’s Chris Owens and Bryce Young walked off the field after the College Football Playoff championship football game against Georgia on Tuesday, in Indianapolis. Georgia won 33-18.
Photo: Paul Sancya/AP


TENNESSEE — Loose ball: Tennessee forward Olivier Nkamhoua (13) dove for a loose ball during an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina, on Tuesday, in Knoxville.
Photo: Wade Payne/AP


SERBIA — Snowy walk: A man walked his dog through a snow-covered park in Belgrade, on Tuesday.
Photo: Darko Vojinovic/AP


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UNITED KINGDOM — Night walk: A man walked by the River Thames backdropped by the Elizabeth Tower, known as Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament, in London, on Tuesday. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced more allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules, this time by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from mingling outside the home.
Photo: Matt Dunham/AP


PARAGUAY — Testing: Drivers waited to undergo a free PCR COVID test at a drive-thru testing site on a racetrack in Capiata, on Tuesday.
Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP


PENNSYLVANIA — Crash: A medical helicopter rested next to the Drexel Hill United Methodist Church after it crashed in the Drexel Hill section of Upper Darby, on Tuesday. Authorities and a witness said a pilot crash-landed a medical helicopter without casualties in a residential area of suburban Philadelphia, miraculously avoiding a web of power lines and buildings as the aircraft fluttered, hit the street, and slid into bushes outside a church.
Photo: Matt Rourke/AP


AUSTRALIA — Practice: In this photo supplied by Tennis Australia, defending champion Serbia’s Novak Djokovic practiced in the Rod Laver Arena ahead of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, on Tuesday. The prime ministers of Australia and Serbia discussed Novak Djokovic’s precarious visa after the top-ranked Serbian tennis star won a court battle to compete in the Australian Open, but is still faced with the threat of deportation because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19.
Photo: Scott Barbour/Tennis Australia via AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Harry Reid: A U.S. Joint Forces bearer team carried the flag-draped casket of former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., into the U.S. Capitol where he will lie in state, on Wednesday. Reid, who served five terms in the Senate, was honored Wednesday in the Capitol Rotunda during a ceremony closed to the public under COVID-19 protocols.
Photo: Brendan Smialowski/Pool via AP

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