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Our world in photos: May 4

May 4, 2022 Michaela Keil
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TEXAS — Catch: Houston Astros’ third baseman Alex Bregman tried to catch a single by Seattle Mariners’ Adam Frazier during the sixth inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, in Houston.
Photo: David J. Phillip/AP


SPAIN — Madrid Open: Serbia’s Novak Djokovic gestured against Gael Monfils, of France, during their match at the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, on Tuesday.
Photo: Manu Fernandez/AP


ISRAEL — Memorial Day: A child touched a wall with names of fallen soldiers before a ceremony marking Israel’s annual Memorial Day for fallen soldiers at the Armored Corps memorial site in Latrun, on Wednesday.
Photo: Ariel Schalit/AP


ARGENTINA — Support: Women protested holding hands as they surrounded the San Bernardo Convent in Salta, on Tuesday. The women gathered in support of the convent’s cloistered nuns who accused the Archbishop of Salta province Mario Antonio Cargnello and other church officials of gender-based psychological and physical violence.
Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


SOUTH KOREA — Buddha’s birthday: A Buddhist monk cleaned a Buddha statue ahead of the upcoming birthday of Buddha on May 8, at the Jogye temple in Seoul, on Wednesday.
Photo: Lee Jin-man/AP


CHINA — Testing: A worker swabbed a man’s throat for a COVID-19 test at a testing site during the second consecutive day of mass testing in Beijing, on Wednesday. Beijing on Wednesday closed around 10% of the stations in its vast subway system as an additional measure against the spread of coronavirus.
Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP


UKRAINE — Fire: Vehicles were on fire at an oil depot after missiles struck the facility in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatist forces in Makiivka, eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday.
Photo: AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Portrait: Rob Munday, the creator of the first officially commissioned 3D/holographic portrait of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in 2004, unveiled a previously unseen portrait of the monarch to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, in London, on Wednesday.
Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP

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