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Our world in photos: September 16

September 16, 2022 Daniel Cody
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NEW ZEALAND – Maori Site: Visitors to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds where the Treaty of Waitangi was first signed between Maori and the British Crown on Feb. 6, 1840, inspect Te Whare Runanga, a traditional meeting house in Waitangi, northern New Zealand on Oct. 5, 2020.
Photo: Mark Baker/AP


NEPAL – Indra Jatra: Living God Ganesh looked out from a window during the annual Indra Jatra festival in Kathmandu, Nepal last Friday.
Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP


MEXICO – AMLO’s shout: Mexican President Andrew Manuel Lopez Obrador gave the annual independence shout to kick off Independence Day celebrations from the balcony of the National Palace in Mexico City last Thursday.
Photo: Fernando Llano/AP


INDIA – Child looks out: A Ladakhi child looks out a widow on the outskirts of Leh, Ladakh.
Photo: Mukhtar Khan/AP


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IRAQ – Arbeen: Shiite pilgrims marked the holiday of Arbeen last Friday in Karbala. Arbeen marks the end of the forty-day mourning period after the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.
Photo: Anmar Khalil/AP


NEW YORK – Little Amal: A large puppet named Little Amal walked around Grand Central Station last Thursday. Little Amal, a 12-foot puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee, is on a 17-day blitz through every corner of the Big Apple as part of a theater project hoping to raise awareness about immigration.
Photo: Seth Wenig/AP


WASHINGTON – Biden with Marty Walsh: President Joe Biden shook hands with Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh as he spoke about a possible railway labor agreement in the Rose Garden of the White House last Thursday in Washington. Read more on page 4 and online at
Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP


MEXICO – Lovers celebrate independence: A couple danced during the Independence Day celebrations at Mexico City’s main square the Zocalo last Thursday.
Photo: Eduardo Verdugo/AP


NEW YORK – Holy Family: A wooden sculpture by German artist Niclaud Weckmann, “Holy Family” – a 1948 gift from Alastair Bradley Martin to the Metropolitan Museum of Art – was shown on exhibition last Thursday.
Photo: Bebeto Matthews/AP


UZBEKISTAN – Xi and Vlad: Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, gestured while speaking to Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Samarkand last Friday.
Photo: Sergei Bobylev via Sputnik, Kremlin media pool/AP

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