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Our world in photos: January 20

January 20, 2022 Michaela Keil
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BRAZIL — Heatwave: People cool off in the water off Arpoador beach during a heatwave in Rio de Janeiro, on the municipal holiday of Saint Sebastian, on Thursday.
Photo: Bruna Prado/AP


GAZA — Cold: A Palestinian family warmed themselves by a fire during a cold weather spell in a slum on the outskirts of the Khan Younis refugee camp, on Wednesday.
Photo: Khalil Hamra/AP


ESTONIA — Figure skaters: Audrey Lu and Misha Mitrofanov of the USA competed in the pairs’ short program during the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Tallinn, on Thursday.
Photo: Sergei Stepanov/AP


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PERU — Clean-up: A worker, dressed in a protective suit, cleaned Conchitas Beach contaminated by an oil spill, in Ancon, on Thursday. The oil spill on the Peruvian coast was caused by the waves from an eruption of an undersea volcano in the South Pacific nation of Tonga.
Photo: Martin Mejia/AP


PAKISTAN — Vaccine: A student reacted as he received a dose of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine from a health worker at a school in Karachi, on Thursday.
Photo: Fareed Khan/AP


CUBA — Protesters: Relatives showed photos of the three Roman siblings who are in prison accused of participating in anti-government protests, at their home in the La Guinera neighborhood of Havana, on Wednesday. Six months after surprising protests against the Cuban government, more than 50 protesters charged with sedition are headed to trial and could face prison sentences up to 30 years.
Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP


AUSTRALIA — Cooling off: Diego Schwartzman of Argentina wrapped a cold towel around his face during his second round match against Christopher O’Connell of Australia at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, on Thursday.
Photo: Andy Brownbill/AP


MEXICO — On a walk: Pedestrians walked under colored banners left over from Christmas celebrations in the Puerpecha Indigenous community of Comachuen, on Wednesday. According to Porfirio Gabriel, the organizer of migrant workers from Comachuen, the town would be “dead” without remittances. The money migrants send home to their relatives is expected to top $50 billion for the first time in 2021.
Photo: Fernando Llano/AP


FLORIDA — Warm swim: A manatee poked its nose out of the water as it swam near the main spring, on Wednesday, at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City. The manatees are attracted to the warmth of the 73-degree Fahrenheit spring during cold weather, with a record-breaking number counted by volunteer manatee watchers this week.
Photo: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP


FRANCE — Fashion week: A model wore a creation for the Louis Vuitton fall-winter 22/23 men’s collection, in Paris, on Thursday.
Photo: Francois Mori/AP


CAMEROON — Celebration: Egypt’s Mohamed Abdel-Moneim, middle, jumped as he celebrated with teammates after scoring his team’s first goal, during the African Cup of Nations 2022 group D soccer match between Egypt and Sudan at the Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium in Yaounde, on Wednesday.
Photo: Themba Hadebe/AP


INDIA — Rehearsal: An all-women team from the Indian Border Security force displayed their skill on a moving motorcycle during the rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day parade at the Raisina hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi, on Thursday. India celebrates Republic Day on Jan. 26, highlighted by a march past by different branches of the military as well as a display of arms and missiles.
Photo: Manish Swarup/AP

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