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Our world in photos: October 18

October 18, 2022 Michaela Keil
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FRANCE — Smoke: Protesters stood in the smoke of flares during a demonstration, on Tuesday, in Marseille. France was in the grip of transport strikes and protests for salary raise on Tuesday that threatened to dovetail with days of wage strikes that have already hobbled fuel refineries and depots, sparking chronic gasoline shortages around the country.
Photo: Daniel Cole/AP


PALESTINE — Locked out: Palestinian farmers waited behind an Israeli army security gate to be allowed on to their lands to harvest olives, in the West Bank village of Salem, on Tuesday. The Israeli army opened the security gate that separates Palestinian farmers from their olive groves in the village of Salem and granted them access for three days to harvest their olives, at the beginning of the harvest season.
Photo: Nasser Nasser/AP


COLOMBIA — Fantasy fair: A person wearing a costume spent time at a fantasy and leisure event that promoted the culture of free time in Bogota, on Friday.
Photo: Ivan Valencia/AP


GERMANY — Summit: People posed at the summit cross on the top of Germany’s highest mountain, Zugspitze (2962 meters) near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, on Tuesday.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


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HAITI — Anniversary: A protester held up a skull and seashell as he shouted for the resignation of Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry in the street in the Champs de Mars area where the prime minister attended a ceremony marking the death anniversary of revolutionary leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines in Port-au-Prince, on Monday.
Photo: Odelyn Joseph/AP


CUBA — Training: Youths trained at the Pedro Marrero stadium in Havana, on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. Soccer coaches across Cuba were training dozens of players as part of a new program to elevate the sport’s profile and status in a country that last qualified for the FIFA World Cup in 1938.
Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP


PENNSYLVANIA — Reach: Dallas Cowboys’ Noah Brown pulled in a touchdown that was later called back in front of Philadelphia Eagles’ James Bradberry during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, in Philadelphia.
Photo: Matt Rourke/AP


GEORGIA — Empty podium: Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., gestured next to an empty podium set up for Republican challenger Herschel Walker, who was invited but did not attend, while making a point in a U.S. Senate debate with Libertarian challenger Chase Oliver during the Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series in Atlanta, on Sunday.
Photo: Ben Gray/AP


FRANCE — Ballon d’Or: Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas celebrated after winning the women’s Ballon d’Or during the 66th Ballon d’Or ceremony at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, on Monday.
Photo: Francois Mori/AP


ISRAEL — Opened borders: Israeli visitors stood at an observation point in Ghajar on the Lebanese border, with its northern part falling inside Lebanon, that has just opened to Israelis after more than two decades of entry restrictions, in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, on Friday. On weekends, visitors can vastly outnumber the 2,700 residents, who are from the Alawite ethnic group that has its roots in Syria.
Photo: Tsafrir Abayov/AP


MEXICO — Surrender: Venezuelan migrants walked across the Rio Bravo towards the United States border to surrender to the border patrol, from Ciudad Juarez, on Thursday. The U.S. announced on Oct. 12, that Venezuelans who walk or swim across the border will be immediately returned to Mexico without rights to seek asylum.
Photo: Christian Chavez/AP

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