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Our world in photos: April 12

April 12, 2022 Michaela Keil
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PAKISTAN — Celebration: Supporters of newly-elected Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif celebrated outside their party office, in Peshawar, on Monday. Pakistan’s parliament elected opposition lawmaker Sharif as the new prime minister on Monday, following a week of political turmoil that led to the weekend ouster of Premier Imran Khan.
Photo: Muhammad Sajjad/AP


BRAZIL — Protest: Indigenous people painted with red ink representing spilled Indigenous blood and clay representing gold, marched during a protest against the increase of mining activities that are encroaching on their land, in front of the Ministry of Mines and Energy, in Brasilia, on Monday.
Photo: Eraldo Peres/AP


MARYLAND — Roll: Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Adrian Houser rolled on his back after catching a ball hit by Baltimore Orioles’ Austin Hays during the fourth inning of a baseball game, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, on Monday, in Baltimore.
Photo: Julio Cortez/AP


NETHERLANDS — Tulip fields: Visitors passed tulips at the world-renowned Dutch flower garden Keukenhof, in Lisse, on Tuesday.
Photo: Peter Dejong/AP


TURKEY — Photo moment: A young couple posed during a video and photography session at Galata bridge in Istanbul, on Monday.
Photo: Francisco Seco/AP


GERMANY — Beach walk: A woman walked along the beach of the Baltic Sea in Scharbeutz before sunrise on Tuesday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


SOUTH KOREA — Cherry blossoms: Women took pictures under cherry blossoms in full bloom at a park in Goyang, on Tuesday.
Photo: Ahn Young-joon/AP


SRI LANKA — Economic crisis: Sri Lankans queued up near a fuel station to buy kerosene in Colombo on Tuesday. Sri Lanka suspended its repayment of foreign debt, including bonds and government-to-government borrowings, pending the completion of a loan restructuring program with the International Monetary Fund to deal with the island nation’s worst economic crisis in decades, the government said on Tuesday.
Photo: Eranga Jayawardena/AP

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