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Our world in photos: March 2

March 2, 2022 Michaela Keil
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WISCONSIN — Season champions: Wisconsin celebrated after defeating Purdue 70-67 in an NCAA college basketball game to clinch a share of the Big Ten regular-season title, on Tuesday, in Madison.
Photo: Andy Manis/AP


KENYA — Plastic waste: Delegates took photos in front of a giant art sculpture showing a tap outpouring plastic bottles, each of which was picked up in the neighborhood of Kibera, during the U.N. Environment Assembly held at the U.N. Environment Programme headquarters in Nairobi, on Wednesday. Delegates met to discuss a binding international framework to address the growing problem of plastic waste in the world’s oceans, rivers, and landscapes.
Photo: Brian Inganga/AP


UKRAINE — Crossing: Local militiamen helped an old woman cross a bridge that was destroyed by artillery, as she tried to flee, on the outskirts of Kyiv, on Wednesday. Russian forces escalated their attacks on crowded cities in what Ukraine’s leader called a blatant campaign of terror.
Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


GERMANY — Horses: Icelandic stallions ate hay from a box at a stud farm in Wehrheim near Frankfurt, on Wednesday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


PHILIPPINES — Ash Wednesday: A young devotee had his forehead marked with an ash cross at the Redemptorist Church during Ash Wednesday rites, on Wednesday, in Manila. Millions of Filipinos trooped to churches and had their foreheads marked with an ash cross in observance of Ash Wednesday after a two-year ban on the lenten tradition due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photo: Aaron Favila/AP

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