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Our world in photos: May 9

May 9, 2023 Daniel Cody
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UNITED KINGDOM – Barge to Portland Port: The Bibby Stockholm accommodation barge arrived into Falmouth, Cornwall, England, to undergo inspection Tuesday. The 222 bedroom vessel will house around 500 migrants when it is in position in Portland Port.
Photo: Matt Keeble/PA via AP


SOUTH KOREA – Preceding Buddha’s birthday: A boy reacted as a monk shaved his head during an event to have an experience of the lives of Buddhist monks at the Jogye Temple in Seoul, Tuesday. Nine kids entered the temple to have experiences for three weeks ahead of Buddha’s birthday celebrations.
Photo: Ahn Young-joon/AP


QATAR – Judo championships: Distria Krasiniqi of Kosovo and Odette Giuffrida of Italy competed during their women’s -52kg bronze medal judo match at the World Judo Championships in Doha, Monday.
Photo: Hussein Sayed/AP


RUSSIAN FEDERATION – Victory Day Parade: Russian RS-24 Yars ballistic missiles drove along the embankment next to the Kremlin wall after the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, commemorating the 78th anniversary of the end of WWII.
Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP


FLORIDA – Boxer training: A pair of boxers trained on the beach as the sun rose above the Atlantic Ocean, Tuesday, in Surfside.
Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP


LEBANON – Banking crisis: A protesting depositor kicked a burning tire as Lebanese soldiers (background) stood guard in front of the Banking Association during a protest in Beirut, Tuesday.
Photo: Hassan Ammar/AP


COLOMBIA – Migration: Moto taxis transport migrants to Las Tecas camp from where they will start walking across the Darien gap from Colombia to Panama in hopes of reaching the US, in Acandi, Monday.
Photo: Ivan Valencia/AP

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