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People pray as screens show devotees gathering via Zoom during a ceremony to commemorate the Buddhist Lent Day at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple in Pathum Thani province, Thailand. More photos of the day: 📷 @jane_chalinee 

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Philippines' Hidilyn Diaz became her country's first ever Olympic gold medallist, winning the women's 55 kg category for weightlifting at #Tokyo2020  . More photo highlights from Monday's events: 📷 Edgard Garrido

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Thousands of people poured into the grounds of the four-day Latitude music festival in eastern England this weekend, one of the biggest gatherings since most coronavirus restrictions were lifted last week. More photos: 📷 @cz_pete 

Lightning strikes a church tower at Petion-Ville street market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. More photos of the day: 📷 @rarduengo 

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The German women's gymnastics team opted to wear full-body suits in #Tokyo2020  qualifications in a move they said was designed to promote freedom of choice and encourage women to wear what makes them feel comfortable. Read more:

The full moon rises behind the Empire State Building in New York City. More photos of the day: 📷 Bjoern Kils/New York Media Boat

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A rainbow is seen over the city during the women's triathlon competition at Odaiba Marine Park. More photo highlights from Tuesday's #Tokyo2020  events: 📷 @hannahmckay88 

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Zsuzsanna Tomori of Hungary in handball action against Brazil, and more photos from #Tokyo2020  today: 📷 @fm_gonzalo 

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Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts during her third round loss. 'I definitely feel like there was a lot of pressure, this time around,' she said. 'It's maybe because I haven't played in an Olympics before and for the first one to be here was a bit much.'

Residents in Central China reel after after record flooding killed at least 63, cut off power and forced the relocation of more than 1 million people. More photos of the aftermath: 📷 Aly Song

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Thai police used water cannons and pushed forward with riot shields and batons today, trying to disperse thousands of protesters who defied a ban on protests for a second day. More photos:

Thai protesters use inflatable rubber ducks against water cannons ? @Athit_P 

Angel, 19, wore a T-shirt that read 'Everything will be OK' as she joined anti-coup protesters in Myanmar. She was killed by a shot to the head as she fought for a tentative democracy in which she had proudly voted for the first time last year. Read more:

A gibbon walks by models of vehicles at a miniature park in Bakhchisaray, Crimea. More photos of the day: 📷 Alexey Pavlishak

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Baarack the sheep, found wandering wild in an Australian forest, was liberated from years' worth of wool weighing 78 pounds. More photos:

Chains, shackles and documents are among the horrific and brutal reminders of the Africa-to-North America slave trade, which began 400 years ago. A look at some of these artifacts: (1/10)

A protester reacts as water is poured on his face after being tear gassed during demonstrations after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. More photos of the week: ? @Lucas_Jackson_ 

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Danish Siddiqui covered war zones and crises from Iraq to Hong Kong to Nepal. He was killed on Friday covering Afghan-Taliban clashes near the Pakistan border. Here is some of the Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer's best work from the past decade:

Cruise ships are being dismantled for scrap after pandemic sinks industry. More photos: ? @bektasumit 

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As the #Tokyo2020  opening ceremonies unfolded, hundreds of protesters carrying placards that read 'Lives over Olympics' protested around the stadium yelling 'Stop the Olympics'. More photos:

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