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Our world in photos: April 21

April 21, 2022 Michaela Keil
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FRANCE — Debate: Centrist candidate and French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and far-right contender Marine Le Pen posed before a televised debate in La Plaine-Saint-Denis, outside Paris, on Wednesday. In the climax of France’s presidential campaign, Macron and Le Pen met Wednesday evening in a one-on-one television debate before Sunday’s runoff vote.
Photo: Ludovic Marin/Pool via AP


ARIZONA — Wildfires: A wind-driven wildfire burned at the edge of U.S. 89 on the outskirts of Flagstaff, on Tuesday. An Arizona wildfire doubled in size overnight into Wednesday, a day after heavy winds kicked up a towering wall of flames outside a northern Arizona tourist and college town, ripping through two dozen structures and sending residents of more than 700 homes scrambling to flee.
Photo: Jake Bacon/Arizona Daily Sun via AP


ROMANIA — Rabbit: An entertainer wearing a rabbit costume paused during an event in which Ukrainian refugee children painted Easter eggs on Maundy Thursday in a center for refugees in Bucharest, on Thursday. Orthodox worshipers, which form the majority of Romanians, will celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 24.
Photo: Andreea Alexandru/AP


CHINA — Flag twirling: A woman twirled a flag at a public park in Beijing on Thursday. In mainland China, the death toll rose to more than 20 in an outbreak in Shanghai that all but shut down the country’s largest city.
Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP


TEXAS — Flip: San Antonio FC goalkeeper Jordan Farr (1) flipped in the air as he celebrated the team’s overtime win against Austin FC in an MLS U.S. open soccer match, on Wednesday, in San Antonio.
Photo: Eric Gay/AP

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