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Our world in photos: March 31

March 31, 2022 Michaela Keil
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GERMANY — Energy conservation: Steam left a cooling tower of the Lichterfelde gas-fired power plant in Berlin, on Wednesday. Germany and Austria activated early warning plans amid concerns that Moscow could cut natural gas deliveries. Together with France, they also urged consumers to conserve energy.
Photo: Michael Sohn/AP


HAITI — Protest: Demonstrators marched in the street during a protest demanding the departure of Prime Minister Ariel Henry in Port-au-Prince, on Wednesday.
Photo: Odelyn Joseph/AP


ARIZONA — Spring training: Oakland Athletics’ Skye Bolt couldn’t catch a two-RBI triple hit by Cincinnati Reds’ Joey Votto during the second inning of a spring training baseball game, on Wednesday, in Mesa.
Photo: Matt York/AP


MISSISSIPPI — Tornado warning: The Mississippi Department of Transportation digital message board warned drivers along I-55 southbound in Jackson of a tornado warning during a rainstorm during the outbreak of severe weather in the state, on Wednesday.
Photo: Rogelio V. Solis/AP


COSTA RICA — Celebration: Teammates tossed Costa Rica’s Bryan Ruiz into the air after beating the United States 2-0 in a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in San Jose, on Wednesday. Although the US lost the match, the team qualified for the World Cup.
Photo: Moises Castillo/AP


JAPAN — Cherry blossoms: Visitors viewed seasonal cherry blossoms from a pedestrian bridge in the Roppongi district, on Thursday, in Tokyo.
Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP


PHILIPPINES — Military exercise: US Marines took their positions during an annual US-Philippines joint military exercise titled Balikatan, Tagalog for “shoulder-to-shoulder,” on the beaches of Claveria, Cagayan province, on Thursday. US and Filipino marines sprang from amphibious vehicles and transported helicopters to defend an island from potential aggressors during a military exercise and show of American firepower staged on Thursday in the northern Philippines.
Photo: Aaron Favila/AP


QATAR — FIFA congress: Delegates attended the FIFA congress at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center in Doha, on Thursday.
Photo: Hassan Ammar/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Fall: On Thursday, a soldier of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment fell off a horse during practice to participate in the state ceremonial surrounding this year’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations at Hyde Park in London. Around 170 horses and personnel of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment left their Hyde Park Barracks to form up and be inspected by the General Officer Commanding the Household Division, Major General Christopher Ghika.
Photo: Frank Augstein/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Booster: President Joe Biden received his second COVID-19 booster shot in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, on Wednesday.
Photo: Patrick Semansky/AP

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