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Our world in photos: April 19

April 19, 2022 Michaela Keil
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FRANCE — Demonstration: The environmental group Extinction Rebellion took part in a three-day demonstration against what they call France’s inaction on climate issues, during an occupation in the district of Porte de Saint-Denis in the center of Paris, on Monday. The activists said their objective was “to put climate issues back at the center of the presidential debate.”
Photo: Francois Mori/AP

 

VATICAN CITY — Noon prayers: Pope Francis read his speech during the Regina Coeli noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter’s Square, on Monday.
Photo: Alessandra Tarantino/AP

 

PALESTINE — Explosion: An explosion is caused by Israeli airstrikes on a Hamas military base in the town of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, on Tuesday.
Photo: Yousef Masoud/AP

 

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CALIFORNIA — Celebration: Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Poole celebrated after shooting a 3-point basket against the Denver Nuggets during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in San Francisco, on Monday.
Photo: Jeff Chiu/AP

 

AFGHANISTAN — Daily life: Two Afghan children stood amid piles of garbage next to their home, in Kabul, on Monday.
Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP

 

UKRAINE — Collection: Interior ministry sappers collected explosives in a hole to detonate them near a minefield after recent battles at the village of Moshchun close to Kyiv, on Tuesday.
Photo: Efrem Lukatsky/AP

 

ISRAEL — Prayers: An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man, wrapped with a Ukrainian flag, stood at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem’s Old City, before the priestly blessing during the Jewish holiday of Passover, on Monday.
Photo: Tsafrir Abayov/AP

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Daily briefing: An Easter Bunny joined White House press secretary Jen Psaki at the beginning of the daily briefing at the White House, on Monday.
Photo: Susan Walsh/AP

 

PENNSYLVANIA — Mask mandate: Travelers wearing protective masks as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus checked in at the Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, on Tuesday. A federal judge’s decision to strike down a national mask mandate was met with cheers on some airplanes, but also concern about whether it’s really time to end one of the most visible vestiges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photo: Matt Rourke/AP

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