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Our world in photos: November 17

November 17, 2022 Michaela Keil
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UKRAINE — Banksy?: A woman took a picture of artwork that might have been made by British street artist Banksy on a building destroyed by fighting in Borodyanka, in the Kyiv region, on Sunday.
Photo: Andrew Kravchenko/AP


VATICAN CITY — Fog: A thick fog shrouded St. Peter’s Basilica Dome on Thursday.
Photo: Gregorio Borgia/AP


QATAR — World Cup: With the city skyline in the background, people posed for a photograph at the corniche in Doha, on Thursday. Final preparations are being made for the soccer World Cup which starts on Nov. 20 when Qatar faces Ecuador.
Photo: Hassan Ammar/AP


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AUSTRALIA — Reef swim: Two clownfish swam in an anemone on Moore Reef in Gunggandji Sea Country off the coast of Queensland on Nov. 13, 2022. The Great Barrier Reef, battered but not broken by climate change impacts, is inspiring hope and worry alike as researchers race to understand how it can survive a warming world.
Photo: Sam McNeil/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Leaves and stocks fall: Fallen leaves lay on Downing Street in London, on Thursday. Just three weeks after taking office, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak faced the challenge of balancing the nation’s budget while helping millions of people slammed by a cost-of-living crisis.
Photo: Alastair Grant/AP


NEW YORK — Kissinger Prize: Chairman of the American Academy in Berlin Sandra E. Peterson presented the 2022 Henry Kissinger Prize to German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier for his contribution to trans-Atlantic relations, on Wednesday, in New York.
Photo: Julia Nikhinson/AP


VENEZUELA — Crowned: Diana Silva, representing Distrito Capital state, was crowned the winner of the annual Miss Venezuela beauty pageant in Caracas, on Thursday.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP


PHILIPPINES — Rain and relocation: Kids played in the rain at a relocation site for victims of super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. About 40% of the population of Tacloban was relocated to safer areas after super Typhoon Haiyan wiped out most of the villages, killing thousands when it hit central Philippines in 2013.
Photo: Aaron Favila/AP


THAILAND — In costume: A Thai traditional dancer in costume finished her lunch at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, on Thursday, in Bangkok.
Photo: Anupam Nath/AP


INDIA — Fumigation: A municipal worker fumigated an area to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases in Prayagraj, in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday.
Photo: Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP


UKRAINE — Snowfall: A woman walked past a display of destroyed Russian tanks and armored vehicles after a snowfall in downtown Kyiv, on Thursday.
Photo: Andrew Kravchenko/AP


KASHMIR — Power outage: A Kashmiri man rode on a bicycle during a power outage in Srinagar, on Thursday. Power outages are very frequent in Kashmir during winter months.
Photo: Mukhtar Khan/AP


NETHERLANDS — Verdict: People who lost relatives in the downing of MH17 hugged at a bus stop after the court’s verdict at Schiphol airport, near Amsterdam, on Thursday. A Dutch court convicted two Russians and a Ukrainian for the murders of 298 people who died in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine. One Russian was acquitted for lack of evidence.
Photo: Phil Nijhuis/AP

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