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Our world in photos: March 16

March 16, 2023 Daniel Cody
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GREECE – General Strike: A man used his bicycle as riot police threw tear gas at the protesters next to a Molotov cocktail during a 24-hour general strike in Athens, Thursday.
Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP


WASHINGTON – Briefing: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, Gen. Mark Milley, right, accompanied by Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, spoke during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Wednesday.
Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP


SPAIN – Goal: Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema celebrated after scoring his side’s first goal during the Champions League, round 1 of 16, second leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool, Wednesday.
Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP


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JAPAN – Handshake: South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, right, shook hands, ahead of their bilateral meeting at the Prime Minister’s office in Tokyo, Thursday.
Photo: Kiyoshi Ota/pool photo via AP


NEW HAMPSHIRE – Power outage: Linemen from Canada worked to restore power to a neighborhood of about 70 houses without electricity, Wednesday.
Photo: Charles Krupa/AP


ISRAEL – Horseback policemen: Israeli mounted lawmen blocked an Israeli protestor against plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government to overhaul the judicial system from approaching to the main freeway in Tel Aviv, Thursday.
Photo: Oded Balilty/AP


ITALY – Football madness: Supporters of the Eitracht Frankfurt soccer team clashed with police in Naples, southern Italy, Wednesday.
Photo: Salvatore Laporta/AP

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