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Our world in photos: January 28

January 28, 2022 Michaela Keil
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INDONESIA — Disinfecting: A Red Cross worker sprayed disinfectant inside an empty classroom at a high school during the suspension of activities after a case of COVID-19 was found at the school in Jakarta, on Friday. Dozens of schools in the capital city were temporarily closed following the findings of coronavirus cases among students and staff.
Photo: Dita Alangkara/AP


HONDURAS — Inauguration: President Xiomara Castro greeted supporters during her inauguration as Honduras’ first female president at the National Stadium in Tegucigalpa, on Thursday.
Photo: Moises Castillo/AP


UKRAINE — Pose: A Ukrainian sniper posed for a photo before he moved to a position on the front line in the Luhansk region, on Friday. High-stakes diplomacy continued on Friday in a bid to avert a war in Eastern Europe. The urgent efforts come as 100,000 Russian troops massed near Ukraine’s border and the Biden administration worries that Russian President Vladimir Putin will mount some sort of invasion within weeks.
Photo: Vadim Ghirda/AP


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COLUMBIA — Funeral procession: Members of the Indigenous Guard carried the coffin of Indigenous leader Albeiro Camayo in Buenos Aires, on Thursday. Camayo was assassinated on Jan. 24 by an armed group that the Indigenous community says they believe are remnants of the former FARC rebel group.
Photo: Andres Gonzalez/AP


PENNSYLVANIA — Bridge collapse: Vehicles that were on a bridge when it collapsed were visible on Friday, in Pittsburgh’s East End. When the bridge collapsed, rescuers rappeled nearly 150 feet while others formed a human chain to help rescue multiple people from a dangling bus.
Photo: Gene J. Puskar/AP


CHINA — Travel: A traveler waited outside the Beijing railway station with her suitcase in Beijing, on Friday. The Beijing Winter Olympics coincided with the Chinese Lunar New Year and renewed COVID-19 outbreaks prompted the Chinese authorities to call on the public to stay where they are instead of traveling to their hometowns for the year’s most important family holiday.
Photo: Ng Han Guan/AP


COLORADO — Snowplows: Motorists trailed a quartet of State of Colorado snowplows down Interstate 25 at the Steele Street overpass as a winter storm packing high winds and heavy snow moved across the intermountain West on Thursday, in Denver. Forecasters predict that the fast-moving storm will drop at least six inches of snow before heading on to the eastern plains by nightfall.
Photo: David Zalubowski/AP

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