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Our world in photos: July 31

July 31, 2023 Daniel Cody
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ROMANIA – “Cleansing” of the pride parade: Former politician George Becali sprinkles holy water, while leading during a small religious procession meant to perform a “cleansing”, according to participants, of the route taken by the Bucharest Pride Parade which took place the day before in Bucharest, Sunday.
Photo: Andreea Alexandru/AP


UKRAINE – Nap in front of the cathedral: A woman takes a nap on the lap of her husband on a bench at Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv, Sunday.
Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


GERMANY – Daily life: A sunflower labyrinth showed a horse in Westerhausen, Monday.
Photo: Matthias Schrader/AP


UKRAINE – Tank: A boy stands on top of a destroyed Russian tank exhibited outside St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv, Sunday.
Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


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NIGER – “Long live Putin”: Nigeriens participated in a march called by supporters of coup leader Gen. Abdourahmane Tchiani in Niamey, Niger, Sunday. Days after mutinous soldiers ousted Niger’s democratically elected president, uncertainty is mounting about the country’s future and some are calling out the junta’s reasons for seizing control. The sign reads: “Down with France, long live Putin.”
Photo: Sam Mednick/AP


JAPAN – Backstroke champion: Hunter Armstrong of the U.S. celebrates after winning the men’s 50m backstroke final at the World Swimming Championships in Fukuoka, Sunday.
Photo: Lee Jin-man/AP


NEVADA – Crawford’s victory: Terence Crawford celebrated his defeat of Errol Spence Jr. after their undisputed welterweight championship boxing match, Saturday.
Photo: John Locher/AP

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