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Our world in photos: April 26

April 26, 2022 Michaela Keil
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MISSOURI — Into the stands: New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso fell against the netting as he caught a foul ball by St. Louis Cardinals’ Paul Goldschmidt for an out during the first inning of a baseball game on Monday, in St. Louis.
Photo: Jeff Roberson/AP


INDIA — Forest fire: A forest on a mountain slope next to a township was on fire in Dharmsala on Monday. Dry pine needles that covered the forest floor combined with high daytime temperatures resulted in the fire.
Photo: Ashwini Bhatia/AP


NEPAL — Shopping: A Nepalese woman wearing a mask as a precaution against the coronavirus stood next to the clothing store in Kathmandu, on Tuesday.
Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP


IOWA — Beautiful Bulldogs: Maggie Estby, of Champlin, MN, high-fived her bulldog Bam Bam after the pooch was crowned the winner of the annual Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest, on Monday, in Des Moines. The pageant kicked off the Drake Relays festivities at Drake University where a bulldog is the mascot.
Photo: Charlie Neibergall/AP


PHILIPPINES — Badminton: China’s Zheng Si Wei, right, and Huang ya Qiong played against Thailand’s R. Makkasasithorn and J. Sudjaipraparat during their mixed doubles match at the Badminton Asia Championships 2022 in Muntinlupa, on Tuesday.
Photo: Aaron Favila/AP


UKRAINE — Gathering: Relatives of Mykola Moroz, 47, gathered during a funeral service at his home at the Ozera village, near Bucha, on Tuesday. Mykola was captured by the Russian army from his house in the Ozera village on March 13, taken for several weeks to an unknown location, and finally found killed by gunshots about 9 miles from his house.
Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP


GERMANY — Hail: An Icelandic horse braved a hail storm at a stud farm in Wehrheim near Frankfurt, on Monday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Premiere: Laura Carmichael posed for photographers upon arrival at the World premiere of the film “Downton Abbey: A New Era” in London, on Monday.
Photo: Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP


LEBANON — Funeral: A man cried as he carried the body of a young girl during the funeral procession for seven people killed when a boat packed with migrants sank over the weekend as the Lebanese navy tried to force it back to shore, in Tripoli, on Monday. The small vessel was carrying nearly 60 people, many times its capacity, when the disaster struck on Saturday night.
Photo: Hassan Ammar/AP

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