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Our world in photos: October 7

October 7, 2022 Daniel Cody
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RUSSIAN FEDERATION – Oleg is smoking: Oleg Orlov, a member of the Board of the International Historical Educational Charitable and Human Rights Society ‘Memorial’ (International Memorial) spoke by phone and smoked after a court hearing in Moscow last Friday.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP


ISRAEL – Sukkah construction: An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man carried palm fronds to build a Sukkah, a temporary structure for the holiday of Sukkot, in Jersualem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood last Friday.
Photo: Oded Balilty/AP


THAILAND – Tragedy: Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha gestured with a traditional “wai” after visiting the families of the victims in the day care center attack in Uthai Sawan, northeastern Thailand last Friday. A former policeman burst into a day care center in northeastern Thailand on Thursday, killing dozens of preschoolers and teachers before shooting more people as he fled in the deadliest rampage in the nation’s history.
Photo: Wason Wanichakorn/AP


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WASHINGTON – SCOTUS: Members of the Supreme Court sat for a new group portrait following the addition of Associate Justice Kentanji Brown Jackson at the Supreme Court building last Friday.
Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP


INDIA – Ravana and son: People watched the burning of effigies of demon king Ravana and his son and brother in New Delhi last Wednesday.
Photo: Altaf Qadri/AP


TEXAS – Cotton crops dried up: Farmer Barry Evans examined the soil at a cotton crop he shredded and planted over with wheat last Monday in Kress, north of Amarillo and south of Lubbock, last Monday.
Photo: Eric Gay/AP


THAILAND – Flowers: Flowers left by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and his Cabinet leave stand along a gate for the victims in the Thursday day care attack in Uthai Sawan last Friday.
Photo: Wason Wanichakorn/AP

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