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Our world in photos: October 27

October 27, 2022 Michaela Keil
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CONNECTICUT — Pumpkin picking: Elyse Gibson, 2, picked out a pumpkin during a Halloween event at Community Lake Park in Wallingford, on Friday morning. Her mother, Miranda Gibson, brother Elias Gibson and father Joseph Gibson also attended the event.
Photo: Richie Rathsack/Record-Journal via AP


BRAZIL — Democracy: People walked on a pedestrian bridge that has text written on it that reads in Portuguese “Democracy,” in Sao Paulo, on Wednesday. Brazil is set for a presidential run-off election scheduled for Oct. 30.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP


PENNSYLVANIA — Parade: Conemaugh Health System’s float was shown on Main Street during the annual Halloween Parade in Johnstown, on Tuesday.
Photo: John Rucosky/The Tribune-Democrat via AP


PAKISTAN — Machli Bazar: Local residents walked in Machli Bazar, where Britain’s new prime minister Rishi Sunak’s paternal grandfather Ramdas Sunak reportedly lived, in Gujranwala, on Wednesday. Britain’s new prime minister, Rishi Sunak, has embraced his Indian and Hindu heritage but he also has roots in present-day Pakistan, in the industrial city of Gujranwala in the country’s eastern Punjab province, where his paternal grandfather reportedly lived until 1935 during Britain’s colonial rule.
Photo: Aftab Rizvi/AP


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NEW YORK — Light rain: Ducks glided through a light rain as autumn colors reflected from Summit Lake on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Argyle.
Photo: Mike Groll/AP


FRANCE — Summer temperatures: People enjoyed the sea at Atlantic Ocean in Biarritz, on Wednesday. Temperatures in southwestern France have mounted all week and were expected to hit over 86° F.
Photo: Bob Edme/AP


MASSACHUSETTS — Going bananas: Fans wore banana Halloween costumes prior to an NFL football game, on Monday, in Foxborough.
Photo: Michael Dwyer/AP


PANAMA — Temporary shelter: A Venezuelan migrant leaned on a fence at a commercial warehouse being used as a temporary shelter in Panama City, on Tuesday.
Photo: Arnulfo Franco/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Header and footer: Tottenham’s Ben Davies attempted to head the ball away from Sporting’s Marcus Edwards during the Champions League group D soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sporting CP at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on Wednesday.
Photo: Ian Walton/AP


RUSSIA — Hearing: WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner on a TV screen was seen through a video camera viewer as she waited to appear in a video link provided by the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service, in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the Moscow Regional Court in Moscow, on Tuesday. A Russian court has started hearing American basketball star Brittney Griner’s appeal against her nine-year prison sentence for drug possession.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP


ARGENTINA — Maradona mural: A mural of late soccer star Diego Maradona covered a home in La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, on Wednesday.
Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA — “China Dream”: People passed by a poster promoting the “China Dream” in Beijing, on Thursday. China’s ruling Communist Party has so far shown no sign of easing the “zero-COVID” policy, moving quickly to restrict travel and impose lockdowns when even just a few cases are discovered.
Photo: Andy Wong/AP

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