Our world in photos: February 17

February 17, 2023 Daniel Cody
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IRAQ – Pilgrims: A woman grieved while Shiite pilgrims gathered outside the golden-domed shrine of Imam Moussa al-Khadim, who died at the end of the 8th century, during the annual commemoration of his death in Baghdad, Friday.
Photo: Hadi Mizban/AP


BRAZIL – Carnival: Carnival King Momo, Djferson Mendes da Silva, held the key to the city during the official start of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Friday.
Photo: Bruna Prado/AP


PAKISTAN – Economic woes: A day laborer waited for work at a market in Peshawar, Friday. Many laborers are worried how they will survive after the government advanced a bill to raise 170 billion rupees in tax revenue.
Photo: Muhammad Sajjad


WASHINGTON – Balloon questioning: President Joe Biden reacted to a reporter’s question after speaking about the Chinese surveillance balloon and other unidentified objets shot down by the U.S. military, Thursday.
Photo: Evan Vucci/AP


GERMANY – Kristen Stewart: Jury president Kristen Stewart posed for photographers upon arrival for the premiere of the film, ‘She Came To Me’ at the opening of the International Film Festival in Berlin, ‘Berlinale,’ Thursday.
Photo: Joe C Ryan/Invision via AP


VIRGINIA – Failed dunk: James Madison forward Mezie Offurum, right, got a face full of the ball as he tried to drive to the basket against Old Dominion forward Dericko Williams during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Harrisonburg, Thursday.
Photo: Daniel Lin/Daily News-Record via AP


FRANCE – Slope: France’s Alexis Pinturault sped down the course during an alpine ski World Championships men’s giant slalom, in Courchevel, Friday.
Photo: Gabriele Facciotti/AP

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