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Our world in photos: March 18

March 18, 2022 Michaela Keil
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UKRAINE — Explosion: A cloud of smoke rose after an explosion in Lviv, on Friday. The mayor of Lviv said missiles struck near the city’s airport early Friday.
Photo: AP


UNITED ARAB EMIRATES — Dubai Expo 2020: Iranian pop star Googoosh performed during a concert at the Dubai Expo 2020, in Dubai, on Thursday. Googoosh delivered old hits and songs from her new album to a packed stadium on Thursday in Dubai — just across the Persian Gulf from her home that banned her from singing for 21 years and where authorities to this day continued to protest her performances.
Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP


BRAZIL — Protest: Demonstrators protested holding their belongings wrapped in plastic bags, demanding the extension of a moratorium on evictions in Sao Paulo, on Thursday. The demonstrators demanded that the country’s Supreme Court extend a moratorium on evictions imposed during the pandemic that is due to expire at the end of March, potentially affecting tens of thousands of low-income families.
Photo: Andre Penner/AP


INDIA — Holi: A boy smeared the face of a young Sikh boy with colored powder on Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in New Delhi, on Friday. Holi also heralded the arrival of spring.
Photo: Altaf Qadri/AP


HONG KONG — Outbreak: A man walked past some dinosaur models in the Central district on Friday.
Photo: Vincent Yu/AP


GERMANY — Gigafactory: Tesla cars were parked at the construction site of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide near Berlin, on Friday.
Photo: Michael Sohn/AP

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