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Our world in photos: July 27

July 27, 2022 Michaela Keil
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GERMANY — Strike: On Wednesday, passengers queued at check-in counters at the international airport in Frankfurt. Lufthansa went on a 24-hours-strike on Wednesday and most of the Lufthansa flights had to be canceled.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


IOWA — Confetti: Pato O’Ward, of Mexico, celebrated after winning an IndyCar Series auto race on Sunday, at Iowa Speedway in Newton.
Photo: Charlie Neibergall/AP


NEW YORK — Warm up: San Diego Padres’ MacKenzie Gore warmed up in the bullpen before a baseball game against the New York Mets, on Sunday, in New York.
Photo: Julia Nikhinson/AP


CANADA — Listening: Indigenous chiefs listened to Pope Francis celebrate mass at the Lac Ste. Anne pilgrimage site in Alberta, on Tuesday. Pope Francis traveled to Canada to apologize to Indigenous peoples for the abuses committed by Catholic missionaries in the country’s notorious residential schools.
Photo: Eric Gay/AP


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NEPAL — Watching: A woman watched people prepare an effigy of the demon Ghantakarna prior to burning it symbolizing the demolition of evil during the Ghantakarna festival in Bhaktapur, on Tuesday. The festival is believed to ward off evil spirits and bring peace and prosperity.
Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP


OREGON — Long jump: Malaika Mihambo, of Germany, competed in the women’s long jump final at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday, in Eugene.
Photo: David J. Phillip/AP


CHINA — Skimming: A maintenance worker wearing a face mask skimmed leaves from a pond at a public park in Beijing, on Tuesday.
Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP


OREGON — Flag: A fan of Kenya held up a flag during the final in the women’s 5000-meter run at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, in Eugene.
Photo: Gregory Bull/AP


FRANCE — Champion: Tour de France winner Denmark’s Jonas Vingegaard, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, held his trophy on the podium after the final stage of the Tour de France, in Paris, on Sunday.
Photo: Etienne Garnier/Pool Photo via AP


SOUTH AFRICA — Victory welcome: A fan reacted during the team victory welcome at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, on Tuesday, after the team’s victory at the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco on July 23.
Photo: Themba Hadebe/AP


ARGENTINA — Tomb visit: A woman held a photo of Argentina’s late first lady Maria Eva Duarte de Peron, better known as Evita, as she waited her turn to visit Evita’s tomb in Buenos Aires, on Tuesday. Argentines commemorated the 70th anniversary of the death of their most famous first lady, who died of cancer on July 26, 1952 at the age of 33.
Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


CROATIA — Opening celebration: Fireworks illuminated the skies over the newly built Peljesac Bridge in Komarna, on Tuesday. Croatia marked the opening of a key and long-awaited bridge connecting two parts of the country’s Adriatic Sea coastline while bypassing a small part of Bosnia’s territory.
Photo: AP


CANADA — Apology tour: Pope Francis visited the Lac Ste. Anne pilgrimage site in Alberta, on Tuesday.
Photo: Eric Gay/AP


ILLINOIS — Pressure is on: Las Vegas Aces’ A’ja Wilson, top, pressured Chicago Sky’s Azura Stevens during the first half of the WNBA Commissioner’s Cup basketball game on Tuesday, in Chicago.
Photo: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP


MISSOURI — Leap: Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Amir Garrett leapt over Los Angeles Angels’ Phil Gosselin (14) after Gosselin scored on Garrett’s wild pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, in Kansas City.
Photo: Charlie Riedel/AP


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Memorial: A bouquet rested on a section of the Korean War Veterans Memorial’s newly unveiled Wall of Remembrance, on Wednesday.
Photo: Patrick Semansky/AP

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