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Our world in photos: August 31

August 31, 2022 Daniel Cody
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NEW YORK – Tennis: Carlos Alcaraz of APTOPSPAIN, served to Sebastian Baez of Argentina during the first round of the US Open championships last Tuesday.
Photo: Seth Wenig/AP


VATICAN CITY – Francis’ new cardinals: Pope Francis sat during mass he celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica last Tuesday. Francis created 20 new cardinals last Saturday.
Photo: Andrew Medichini/AP


ITALY – Correa’s smile: Inter Milan’s Joaquin Correa celebrated after scoring his side’s opening goal during a Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Cremonese at the San Siro stadium in Milan last Tuesday
Photo: Luca Bruno/AP


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FLORIDA – Canaveral launch: The NASA moon rocket seen from Canaveral National Seashore stood on Pad 39B before the Artemis 1 mission to orbit the moon at the Kennedy Space Center last Wednesday.
Photo: Brynn Anderson/AP


RUSSIAN FEDERATION – Gorbachev’s passing: A portrait of former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and flowers are placed at his foundation’s headquarters in Moscow the day after his passing last Wednesday.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP


PAKISTAN – Floods: People waded through floodwaters in Charsadda last Wednesday.
Photo: Mohammad Sajjad/AP


CHINA – Fair with COVID protection: A medical worker in protective gear looked out from a coronavirus testing site near the venue for China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing last Wednesday.
Photo: Andy Wong/AP


NEW YORK – Gun Free Zones: Governor Kathy Hochul spoke during a press conference about upcoming Gun Free Zone implementation at Times Square last Wednesday.
Photo: Yuki Iwamura/AP


UNITED KINGDOM – Dylan: American folk singer Bob Dylan perfomed during a three-day festival at Woodside Bay on the Isle of Wight on Sunday, Aug. 31, 1969.
Photo: AP


JAPAN – Legislature protest: People protest outside the Japanese Diet against the state for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s funeral last Wednesday, Aug. 31.
Photo: Eugene Hoshiko/AP

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